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


September 29, 1998|By Richard Irwin

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

Northern District

Robbery: A man posing as a Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. inspector robbed a man, 79, of $150 Sunday when the victim questioned the impostor about paying him $20 to inspect his home in the 800 block of W. 35th St. for a gas leak. Jessica Brown, a BGE spokeswoman, said all company employees carry photo identification and do not request payment for service.

Robbery: Two men, one with a handgun, robbed a man, 51, of $300 in the 2000 block of N. Howard St. about 2 a.m. Sunday.

Northwestern District

Shooting: Two men were in the 3600 block of Oakmont Ave. about 8 p.m. Sunday when a passenger in a passing red Nissan shot one in the left hip and the other in the left foot. Both victims were treated at Sinai Hospital.

Assault/arrests: A man, 21, was in the 3200 block of Woodland Ave. when two males struck him with their fists, kicked him and struck him with a board when he neared their stash of drugs Sunday. Two suspects were arrested and charged with aggravated assault and possession of suspected cocaine.

North Point Precinct

Stabbing/arrest: A woman and her ex-boyfriend were arguing in the 2600 block of Yorkway yesterday when she was stabbed in the leg. He was arrested at the scene and she was treated at Franklin Square Hospital Center.

Theft: Two men stole a vacuum cleaner worth more than $300 from Ames department store in the 8400 block of Eastern Blvd. on Sunday and escaped in a four-door gray 1984 Chrysler with tags FHP 970.

For the Record

Suspects charged: Dontae Spivey, 20, of the 2100 block of Callow Ave. in Reservoir Hill and Donnell Harris, 20, of the 4000 block of Sanlee Road, Randallstown, were charged yesterday with first-degree murder in the shooting of Dameon Travon Burrell, 18, of the 2500 block of Madison Ave. Burrell was shot seven times and his body was found Sunday in the trunk of his mother's 1993 Infiniti Q45 on St. Mary's Lane in Roland Park. Spivey and Harris were being held without bail at the Central Booking and Intake Center.

Pub Date: 9/29/98

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