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

Police Blotter

April 01, 1999|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Northwestern District

Shooting: Shortly after a man, 22, was involved in an argument with two male occupants of a car about 7: 45 p.m. Tuesday in the 5500 block of Park Heights Ave., he was assaulted by two men. One of the assailants struck him in the face with his fist and the other shot him in the head, leaving a graze wound. It was not known if the assailants were the men with whom the victim had argued. The victim refused treatment from the crew of a Fire Department ambulance.

Southwestern District

Robbery: A girl, 16, was in the 5100 block of Windsor Mill Road about 7: 45 p.m. Tuesday when a gunman and a female accomplice robbed her of nearly $30. Police said she knew the couple, who were being sought.

Theft: Police were seeking a known suspect who entered a house in the 1100 block of Braddish Ave. on Tuesday and stole a Ruger brand 9 mm semiautomatic handgun with serial number 31198573 and valued at $500.

Eastern District

Burglary/robbery: A woman's ex-boyfriend broke into her home in the 2600 block of E. Chase St. on Tuesday, assaulted her and robbed her of $10. A short time later, police arrested the man and charged him with burglary, assault and robbery.

Southern District

Theft: Police were seeking a man, 29, and a woman, 22, who entered a house in the 3900 block of Eighth St. in Brooklyn on Tuesday and stole five Disney videocassette movies, valued at nearly $150.

Robbery/arrest: A man armed with a knife robbed Pitilis Cleaners & Tailors in the 900 block of Light St. of an undisclosed sum of money about 1: 30 p.m. Tuesday. A short time later, police arrested a man and charged him with armed robbery. Joseph Harrison, 41, of the 900 block of Seagull Ave. in Cherry Hill, was processed at the Central Booking and Intake Center.

Theft: A teen-age boy was arrested Tuesday and charged with stealing nearly $2,000 from the purse of a relative, who lives in the 2900 block of Carver Road, over a long period of time.

Baltimore County

North Point Precinct

Drug arrest: After stopping a car for a minor traffic violation at Kavanagh and Jasmine roads about 3: 45 p.m. Tuesday, police saw what appeared to be narcotics in the car and searched the vehicle and the male motorist. Seized were 20 vials of suspected crack cocaine, a chunk of suspected crack cocaine, suspected marijuana and a vial of suspected heroin. Police said the motorist, 25, whose name was not available, was charged with possession of narcotics and possession of narcotics with intent to distribute. The car also was seized.

Cockeysville Precinct

Robbery: A man, 19, and his girlfriend, 19, an employee of Burlington Coat Factory at Hunt Valley Mall in the 100 block of Shawan Road were arguing in the store about 6 p.m. Tuesday when the man stole the woman's pager, valued at $25. As the man ran from the store, he assaulted a male store employee who tried to stop him. Outside on the parking lot, another male store employee tried to confront him but retreated when he displayed a handgun. No arrest had been made.

Robbery: A gunman wearing a ski mask entered the Royal Farms store in the 500 block of W. Seminary Ave. about 11: 35 p.m. Tuesday, ordered a female employee onto the floor and demanded that a second female worker give him money from the cash register. He escaped with an undisclosed sum. Neither employee was injured.

Towson Precinct

Burglary: Someone entered the music room at Towson Senior High School in the first block of Cedar Ave. between Sunday and Tuesday and stole a stereo amplifier, a sound mixer and a recording device, all valued at more than $1,000. The thief entered through a window.

Pub Date: 4/01/99

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