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

Police Blotter

June 14, 1999|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Northeastern District

Shooting: A motorist, 20, was stopped in the 5500 block of Perring Parkway about 10: 15 p.m. Friday when a man approached him, asked for a cigarette, then pulled a handgun. As the motorist shoved the gun away, it discharged, and he was shot in the upper left arm. The gunman fled, and the victim drove himself to Franklin Square Hospital Center, where he was treated and released.

Central District

Shooting: Two males, one 16 and the other 21, were standing in front of Crazy John's, a restaurant in the 300 block of W. Baltimore St., about midnight Saturday when each was shot by a gunman who fled. The teen was shot in the right arm and chest and was in critical condition yesterday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where the man was in stable condition with wounds in the lower back and right arm.

Southern District

Theft/arrest: A man, 30, was arrested Saturday when he tried to leave Stop, Shop & Save supermarket in the 1900 block of W. Pratt St. without paying for groceries valued at nearly $300.

Theft: A 1999 Tomas-brand mo-ped valued at $1,700 was stolen Saturday from the front yard of a house in the 1300 block of Pontiac Ave.

Burglary: A videocassette recorder and a compact disc player, all valued at $800, were stolen Saturday from a house in the 1800 block of Wilkens Ave.

Northern District

Burglary: A starter pistol, 18 bottles of beer and two packs of cigarettes, all valued at $240, were stolen Saturday from a house in the 4200 block of Clydesdale Road.

Baltimore County

Towson Precinct:

Robbery: A man, 25, was in the 6800 block of Loch Raven Blvd. about 2: 30 p.m. Saturday when one of two men who asked him for directions placed an unknown sharp object to his back and robbed him of a watch, bus pass and identification cards, all valued at more than $350.

Garrison Precinct

Burglary: A television, videocassette recorder and antique collectibles were stolen from a house in the first block of Westminster Road overnight Friday.

Pub Date: 6/14/99

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