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

Police Blotter

April 09, 1999|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Eastern District

Shooting: A man, 19, was in the 1600 block of E. Eager St. about 2 a.m. Wednesday and was watching a man argue with a woman down the street when he was shot in his upper left leg. He was in good condition yesterday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The bullet came from the direction of the argument but it was not clear if the gunman was aiming at the victim or the woman.

Theft: Someone entered the front yard of a house in the 2800 block of E. Federal St. on Wednesday and stole several pieces of lawn furniture valued at more than $300.

Southern District

Theft from vehicle: A carrying bag with Downtown Athletic Club printed on it and containing clothing and shoes, all valued at $300, was stolen Wednesday from a 1997 Honda Civic parked in the first block of E. Henrietta St.

Burglary: Power tools valued at more than $4,000 were stolen Wednesday from two storage sheds in the 1100 block of Riverside Ave.

Stolen car: A 1986 Jeep Wagoneer with North Carolina tags TP 46937 was stolen Wednesday in the 1700 block of Belt St.

Northern District

Burglary: Five compact discs, a video game machine and six cartridges, and a compact disc player, all valued at nearly $600, were stolen Wednesday from a house in the 2500 block of Barclay St.

Stolen vehicle: A 1995 Dodge van with tags AGV 86L was stolen Wednesday in the 300 block of E. 31st St.

Burglary: Someone entered a house in the 3000 block of Barclay St. on Wednesday and stole two videocassette recorders, 60 compact discs and a laptop computer, all valued at more than $3,200.

Baltimore County

North Point Precinct

Carjack try: A woman, 35, was parked on the lot of the McDonald's restaurant in the 2200 block of Dundalk Ave. about 5 p.m. Tuesday when two male teens tried to remove the keys from the ignition of her 1995 Hyundai Sonata. When the woman resisted, one of the youths struck her in the face, then kicked the side of the car, causing $500 damage. The woman drove away. No arrests had been made.

Burglary: A television, coin collection and videocassette recorder, worth more than $8,000, were stolen Wednesday from a house in the 7300 block of Shipway Road.

Burglary: Jewelry valued at nearly $3,000 was stolen Wednesday from an apartment in the 7500 block of Lang St.

Essex Precinct

Burglary: A Mercury 8 outboard motor, tools and a vacuum, all valued at nearly $2,000, were stolen overnight Tuesday from a storage shed in the 400 block of Essex Ave.

Towson Precinct

Robbery: Two men, one armed with a .38-caliber revolver, robbed Fink's Liquors in the 6000 block of Falls Road of an undisclosed sum of money about 1 p.m. Wednesday. The men drove off in a dark blue Chevrolet or Ford van.

For the Record

Suspect sought: David A. Gatton Sr., 20, of the 1000 block of Bristol Ave. in South Baltimore, was charged in a warrant with first-degree murder in the shooting of Anthony Henson on Feb. 18. Henson, 23, was shot in his apartment in the 4200 block of Audrey Ave., Brooklyn. Gatton might be driving a white 1990 Ford Probe with tags FJX 620. Anyone with information on Gatton's whereabouts should call the homicide squad at 410-396-2100. Metro Crime Stoppers at 410-276-8888 is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for Gatton's arrest and conviction.

Pub Date: 4/09/99

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