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

Police Blotter

April 06, 1999|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Western District

Shooting: A man, 34, was shot in the right knee about 7: 30 p.m. Sunday in the 500 block of N. Arlington Ave. The gunman fled. The victim was in good condition yesterday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Police knew of no motive for the shooting.

Robbery: A man, 42, was walking in the 1600 block of Lorman Court about 2 a.m. yesterday when another man struck him with his fists and robbed him of his coat and watch.

Burglary: Someone entered a house in the 2300 block of McCulloh St. through a first-floor rear window Sunday and stole a color television valued at $300.

Rape try: A girl, 14, was in the 1300 block of N. Mount St. about 7 p.m. Sunday when she was forced into a house by three teen-age boys, whom she knew, who tried to rape her. The girl escaped uninjured and arrests were pending an investigation of the incident.

Southern District

Theft from vehicle: A coat and an umbrella, all valued at nearly $260, were stolen Sunday from a Honda Accord parked in the 900 block of S. Paca St. The thief broke one of the car's windows to gain entry.

Assault: A man, 44, was in the 3600 block of Fifth St. in Brooklyn about 5 p.m. Sunday when another man struck him with a baseball bat for no apparent reason. The victim refused medical treatment.

Eastern District

Robbery: A woman, 35, was in the 1300 block of N. Milton Ave. about 5: 20 p.m. Sunday when she was assaulted by two men who robbed her of $60. She declined treatment for her injuries.

Cutting: A man, 43, was with several other men in a house in the 2000 block of E. Chase St. on Sunday when one of them got a knife from the kitchen and stabbed the victim in the right forearm and left hand for no apparent reason. He refused medical treatment and his assailant, who was being sought, fled.

Robbery: After a woman withdrew $20 from an automated teller machine about 6 p.m. Sunday, she was walking in the 1600 block of E. Fayette St. with a male acquaintance, who is accused of pulling a knife and robbing her. She and an officer spotted the man in the 900 block of Watson St. Wahid Salif, 41, of the first block of S. Exeter St. was arrested and charged with armed robbery. Police seized suspected crack cocaine from him.

Northeastern District

Burglary/arrest: Police responding to a burglary in progress in the 900 block of Chestnut Hill Ave. yesterday afternoon spotted a man running from the scene and arrested him after a brief chase. The man, 36, was processed at Central Booking and Intake Center. No property was reported stolen.

Baltimore County

Towson Precinct

Animal cruelty: Police were seeking the person or persons who left the head of a goat -- surrounded by several pieces of corn -- outside the oncology building at Greater Baltimore Medical Center in the 6700 block of N. Charles St. on Sunday afternoon. Police said the incident might be related to one that occurred about 6 a.m. Saturday when a trash bag containing the headless body of a small goat and two decapitated chickens was left at Corbett and Carroll roads in Monkton. Police had no motive for either incident and asked that anyone with information call police at 410-887-2198.

North Point Precinct

Burglary: A videocassette recorder and stereo equipment, all valued at more than $400, were stolen Sunday from a house in the 4000 block of Scarsdale Road.

For the record

Victim named: Police identified George Hosang, 32, as the man who was fatally shot Friday afternoon while sitting in a car in the 6600 block of Vincent Lane in Northwest Baltimore. The victim's address was not available. No arrest had been made and police knew of no motive for the slaying.

Pub Date: 4/06/99

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