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

Police Blotter

April 05, 1999|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Central District

Bad check/arrest: A man, 22, was arrested Saturday when he tried to cash a check made out for $561.77 at Mel's Corner, a store in the 400 block of W. Lexington St. The reason the check was not honored was not available.

Robbery: A man, 38, was arguing with two men in an alley in the 400 block of Marion St. about 4 p.m. Saturday when they punched him and robbed him of cash, a cellular phone and a watch, all valued at nearly $300. The man suffered an eye injury but refused medical treatment.

Theft from vehicle: A cellular phone, leather carrying case and several compact discs, all valued at more than $700, were stolen Saturday from a car parked in the 200 block of W. Baltimore St.

Theft: A man was dozing on a bench in the first block of Market Place on Friday afternoon when someone removed a leather carrying case suspended from the handle of the stroller in which his child was sitting. The case contained an 81 mm camcorder and a cellular phone, all valued at more than $1,300.

Rape: A woman, 44, was about to enter her apartment building in the 800 block of Park Ave. about 10 p.m. Saturday when a man shoved her to the lobby floor and raped her. He told the victim he was armed with a handgun but did not display one. She was treated at Mercy Medical Center.

Eastern District

Robbery: A woman, 39, was about to enter her apartment building in the 900 block of N. Caroline St. about 10: 30 p.m. Friday when a man struck her in the head with a gun and robbed her of $500.

Stolen car: A maroon 1992 Plymouth Sundance with tags DEL 759 was stolen Saturday in the 800 block of N. Belnord Ave.

Baltimore County

Woodlawn Precinct

Stabbing/arrest: A young woman, 17, was arrested and charged as an adult with first-degree assault in the stabbing of her boyfriend near his home in the first block of Pendragon Court in Delight about 9 p.m. Saturday. Zahara Pajouhandeh of the 500 block of Harwood Ave. in Govans, Northeast Baltimore, was arrested shortly after the incident and was being held without bail at the precinct, pending a bail review hearing today in District Court. The boyfriend, Tavon Waters, 20, was stabbed in the stomach and was treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center and released. Police said the stabbing occurred during an argument.

North Point Precinct

Officers assaulted/arrest: Three precinct policemen were assaulted early Saturday while trying to arrest a man who was accused of assaulting his wife on the front porch of the couple's home in the first block of Malvista Ave. Officer Edward Mikula suffered a 2-inch long abrasion to the left eye. The other officers were not injured. Francis Leonard Heil, 52, was charged with assaulting the officers, assaulting his wife, resisting arrest, destruction of police property and trespassing. He was being held on $500,000 bond at the county Detention Center in Towson. Police said Heil suffered minor injuries and had to be sprayed with Mace during the incident. Police said a judge recently granted the wife an ex parte order, preventing the husband from entering the house.

Towson Precinct

Robbery: Three women, all 21, were seated in a car parked in the 7000 block of Lachlan Circle about 2 a.m. Saturday when two gunmen in ski masks demanded their money and property. Police said the men escaped with cash and property, all valued at more than $200.

Pub Date: 4/05/99

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