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

Police Blotter

June 30, 1999|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Eastern District

Shooting: Police continued to seek a man known as "Leon" who shot a girl, 15, in the right calf about 1: 20 a.m. Sunday as she sat on the front steps of her house in the 1900 block of E. Lanvale St. The suspect, who was shooting at someone else, drove away in a white Nissan with unknown tags. The girl was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital and released.

Robbery: Two men, one with a handgun, forced a woman, 28, into an alley off the 1700 block of E. Lanvale St. about 7: 30 p.m. Monday and robbed her of nearly $50.

Northern District

Robbery: Two men, one with a handgun, robbed a man, 26, of $20 about 3: 30 a.m. Monday in the 2600 block of N. Calvert St.

Burglary: Two fireplace mantels and a door frame, all valued at more than $1,000, were stolen Monday from a storage area behind a house in the 2500 block of N. Calvert St.

Baltimore County

Towson Precinct

Burglary: A television, video games and a blanket to carry the property away were stolen from a house in the 1700 block of Taylor Ave. over the weekend.

Robbery: Several youths robbed a male, 17, of his moped of unknown value about 7 p.m. Monday at Cloister Road and Wentworth Avenue.

Burglary: Two mountain bicycles valued at $500 were stolen Sunday from a storage shed in the 100 block of Stanmore Road.

Cockeysville Precinct

Burglary: Nearly $1,000 worth of U.S. postage stamps and $2 in change were stolen between Friday and Monday from a desk drawer at Equity 1 Mortgage Co. in the 1300 block of York Road.

For the record

Body identified: Police yesterday identified Maurice A. Ghee, 21, of the 5100 block of Gwynn Oak Ave. as the man whose naked body was found near the Reptile House at Druid Hill Park on Friday. Police said Ghee was strangled. Arrest: Tavon Wright, 19, of the 1800 block of Braddish Ave. was arrested about 10: 30 a.m. Monday by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force on a warrant charging him with first-degree murder in the shooting death of James Nelson. Nelson, 23, was shot May 30 outside the suspect's home and died June 2. Wright is being held without bail at the Central Booking and Intake Center.

Pub Date: 6/30/99

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