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


July 30, 1998|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Western District

Theft: A woman, 45, was arrested yesterday when she attempted to leave Sizes Unlimited, a clothing store at Mondawmin Mall, without paying for clothing valued at more than $200.

Southwestern District

Shooting: Three men were walking in the 200 block of Athol Ave. about 9 p.m. yesterday when a gunman fired several shots at them, wounding one man in the right arm. The victim was treated at Bon Secours Hospital and released. No arrest had been made.

Southern District

Burglary: A water bed, electronic games and other property, all valued at more than $2,200, were stolen Tuesday from a shed in the 1000 block of W. Patapsco Ave.

Eastern District

Burglary: Two ceiling fans, a vanity, faucets, lighting fixtures, two doors and a range exhaust hood were stolen Tuesday from a house in the 800 block of N. Luzerne Ave.

Northern District

Theft from vehicle: Several compact discs, a compact disc carrying case and a set of headphones, all valued at nearly $200, were stolen Tuesday from a car parked in the 2300 block of St. Paul St.

Burglary: An 18-speed bicycle valued at more than $500 was stolen Tuesday from a garage in the 300 block of Cedarcroft Road.

Burglary: Pots, pans and other housewares, all valued at $200, were stolen Tuesday from a house in the 2900 block of Woodland Ave.

Baltimore County

North Point Precinct

Burglary: Computer equipment, videocassette recorder, a television and an electronic game, all valued at nearly $2,000, were stolen Tuesday from a house in the 100 block of Willow Court.

Robbery: A boy, 15, was in the 2400 block of Sparrows Point

Road about 9: 40 p.m. Tuesday when two older males robbed him of a silver necklace valued at more than $30.

Towson Precinct

Robbery: A gunman robbed Orient Express, a carryout in the 1700 block of Taylor Ave., of less than $100 about 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Cockeysville Precinct

Burglary: A 26-inch, 21-speed bicycle valued at $800 was stolen from a garage in the 300 block of Chapelwood Lane Tuesday.

Garrison Precinct

Burglary: Police were seeking a known male suspect who entered a house in the 1000 block of Kingston Road Tuesday and stole an undisclosed sum of money.

For the Record

Suspect arrested: Darius Bunch, 23, of the 800 block of N. Franklintown Road, was arrested near his home yesterday by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force on a warrant charging him with the kidnapping and first-degree murder in the shooting of Devon Dexter Denton, 18, of the 2300 block of Lauretta Ave. Denton's body was found in the 3600 block of Winterbourne Road in Leakin Park May 25, 1997. Detective William Ritz said three other men were arrested earlier and charged with first-degree murder in the incident. Ritz said a motive for the slaying was not known.

Pub Date: 7/30/98

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