Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore and...

Police Blotter

May 20, 1998|By Richard Irwin

Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore and Baltimore County.

Southern District

Shooting: A gunman shot a man in the left leg about midnight Monday in the 4100 block of Ninth St. The victim was treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Burglary: Five wooden doors valued at more than $2,000 were stolen Sunday from a house in the 4200 block of Audrey Ave.

Eastern District

Shooting: A 16-year-old male was shot in the left leg about 1 a.m. yesterday in the 1200 block of E. Lafayette Ave. He was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Southwestern District

Shooting: A man was in the 2000 block of Forest Heights Drive about 1: 20 a.m. yesterday when the driver of a red Chevrolet Blazer left the vehicle, chased him down the street and shot him the right leg. He was treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Theft: A hand-held computer valued at nearly $2,000 was stolen Monday from a Pepsi-Cola delivery truck parked in the 2400 block of Frederick Ave.

Western District

Counterfeit money: The Secret Service is investigating a man who allegedly used counterfeit money to purchase liquor Monday night at Paradise Liquors in the 2200 block of Pennsylvania Ave. After recognizing the money as being counterfeit, the store's owner called police, who notified the Secret Service. The man told police he didn't know the bill was counterfeit. He was not charged.

Northern District

Burglary: Property valued at more than $700 was stolen Monday from a house in the 3000 block of Frisby St.

Burglary: A mountain bicycle and four pairs of leaded radiation safety glasses, all valued at more than $3,000, were stolen Monday from an apartment in the 4600 block of Schenley Road.

Woodlawn Precinct

Burglary: Stereo equipment, compact disc players, two TVs, two videocassette recorders, 40 compact discs and 13 videotapes, all valued at more than $2,400, were stolen from an apartment in the first block of Kafern Drive between May 13 and Monday.

Theft/arrest: Two men were arrested Monday when they tried to leave the Sports Authority store in the 6500 block of Baltimore National Pike without paying for property valued at more than $500.

North Point Precinct

Burglary: Jewelry valued at nearly $1,800 was stolen Monday from a house in the 6700 block of Roberts Ave.

Pub Date: 5/20/98

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