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

Police Blotter

August 11, 1999|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Southeastern District

Assault/arrest: A man struck another man, 21, several times with a handgun about 4 p.m. Monday in the 6200 block of Shipview Way, police said. Corey W. Newkirk, 26, of the 1400 block of Curie Way was arrested and charged with aggravated assault.

Burglary/arrest: Police climbed onto the roof of a house under renovation in the 300 block of S. Collington Ave. early Monday and arrested a man who had entered the dwelling through a window. No property was reported stolen.

Robbery/arrests: Six males, one armed with a handgun, robbed a man of more than $500 in the 3000 block of Fleet St. about 9: 40 p.m. Sunday and fled. Several witnesses chased the males and caught two of them in the 2600 block of Eastern Ave. Colby Hart, 16, of the first block of S. Washington St. and Calvin Smith, 22, of the 200 block of S. Castle St. were charged with armed robbery. The others were being sought.

Eastern District

Theft: A boom-box radio, tennis shoes and two compact discs, all valued at more than $300, were stolen Monday from a house in the 300 block of E. North Ave. The owner of the property told police the items were stolen by his half-brother, who was released from jail last week.

Burglary: A 35-inch television, videocassette recorder and a combination compact disc player and radio, all valued at nearly $800, were stolen Monday from a house in the 900 block of N. Washington St.

Theft: A purse containing more than $100 was stolen Monday when the owner left it unattended on the floor of a coffee shop at Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center in the 600 block of N. Caroline St.

Stolen car/escape: After stealing a 1997 Nissan with New York tags in the 2200 block of Aiken St. about 1 a.m. Monday, two men left the vehicle in the 1600 block of E. 25th St. Police cited the owner, charging him with leaving the keys in the ignition of an unattended vehicle.

Southwestern District

Robbery: A man armed with two handguns robbed four customers of money, jewelry and two cellular phones about 10: 30 a.m. yesterday at Mighty Car Wash in the 3400 block of Frederick Ave., and drove off in a customer's 1993 Nissan Maxima with tags EYW 247.

Burglary: Three men stole a 12,000-BTU window air conditioner -- valued at more than $200 -- from a house in the 3000 block of Stafford St. between Friday and Monday and drove off in a burgundy Mazda with unknown tags.

Baltimore County

Towson Precinct

Robbery/arrests: A man, 66, was getting out of his car near Northview and Edgedale roads about 1 a.m. Monday when two males, one with a handgun, robbed him of his wallet containing more than $60, credit cards and an automated teller machine card. About 45 minutes later, Baltimore police stopped a 1998 Mitsubishi Mirage in the 400 block of E. 33rd St. after the driver made an illegal turn. A check showed that the car was stolen Sunday in a carjacking. Otis L. Brown, 19, of the 1600 block of Northbourne Road, Baltimore, was arrested and charged with robbing the man. Police said a gun believed used in the robbery was recovered in the house of a relative of Brown's. A 14-year-old boy was driving the car when it was stopped, police said.

Essex Precinct

Burglary: A videocassette recorder and video games were stolen Sunday from a house in the first block of Midland Road.

Assault/arrest: A man, 25, was arrested early Monday and charged with first-degree assault after a cue ball was thrown at an employee of a bar in the 400 block of Eastern Ave., striking him in the head. The injured man was treated at Franklin Square Hospital Center.

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