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

Police Blotter

April 13, 1999|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Western District

Carjacking: A man, 40, was stopped in the 2400 block of Reisterstown Road about 12: 10 a.m. Sunday when a gunman forced him from his rented 1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue with unknown tags and drove away.

Central District

Drug arrest: Officer Charles Coward saw an alleged drug transaction between a teen-age boy and a man about 5 p.m. Sunday in the 1700 block of Pennsylvania Ave. When Coward approached, the boy, 16, dropped a plastic bag containing 50 gel caps of suspected heroin and was arrested. He was charged as a juvenile with possession of narcotics with intent to distribute and was released in his parents' custody.

Theft: Audiovisual equipment valued at more than $5,000 was stolen overnight Saturday from the Baltimore Convention Center in the first block of W. Pratt St.

Robbery: A couple accepted a ride from a man outside the Trailways bus depot in the 200 block of W. Fayette St. about 10 p.m. Sunday. They were driven to the first block of W. Preston St., where he pulled a gun, robbed them of $60 and drove away.

Robbery: Two men, one with a knife, robbed a woman, 55, of $70 on a parking lot in the 1700 block of Pennsylvania Ave. about 6: 30 p.m. Saturday.

Northern District

Theft: A compact disc player and 90 compact discs, all valued at $2,000, were stolen Sunday from a car parked in the 100 block of W. 24th St.

Eastern District

Robbery: Two gunmen robbed two men of nearly $30 in an alley in the 1100 block of N. Montford Ave. about 6 p.m. Sunday.

Baltimore County

Towson Precinct

Burglary: Someone entered a house in the 8400 block of Loch Raven Blvd. on Sunday and stole $650 and keys, and drove off in the occupant's 1990 Honda Civic. The car was spotted nearby by Officer Gary Brown, who arrested the male driver.

Essex Precinct

Vandalism: Someone punctured all four tires and scratched a racial slur on the side of a 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee parked Sunday in the 1100 block of Tace Drive.

Burglary: Video games, a videocassette recorder and a telephone were stolen Sunday from an apartment in the first block of Glenwood Road.

Parkville Precinct

Robbery: A man robbed Northview Amoco in the 9600 block of Belair Road of more than $200 about 9 p.m. Sunday and drove away in an orange-colored pickup truck with a white cap and unknown tags.

For the record

Suspect arrested: Sylvester Redd Jr., 22, of the 3800 block of Yolando Road was arrested at home yesterday by members of the U.S. Marshal's Fugitive Task Force on a warrant charging him with first-degree murder in a Jan. 23 shooting. Deon M. Cook, 17, of the 1700 block of Darley Ave. was shot near his home. Redd is being held without bail at the Central Booking and Intake Center. Police know of no motive for the slaying.

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