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

Police Blotter

January 04, 2000|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Southern District

Stabbing: A man stabbed a security officer about 1: 30 a.m. Saturday in a building in the 1600 block of S. Monroe St. Michael Brooks, 20, an employee of Burns Security Service, was patrolling the perimeter of the building when he stopped a male trespasser. While being escorted off the property, the man pulled an unknown sharp object, stabbed Brooks in the left abdomen and fled. Brooks was in good condition yesterday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Southeastern District

Shooting: A man, 25, was in critical condition yesterday at Johns Hopkins Hospital after he was shot several times Saturday inside a house in the 2300 block of E. Fayette St. Police arrived at the dwelling about 7 a.m. and found the victim sitting on a kitchen stool. Police had no suspect and knew of no motive.

Southwestern District

Shooting: Two males, one 15 and the other 20, were putting air in the tires of a car at a Mobil station in the 3300 block of W. Caton Ave. about 3: 25 a.m. Saturday when a passenger in another vehicle shot the teen in the chest and the man in the upper right arm. Both victims were taken to St. Agnes HealthCare, where the teen was in critical condition yesterday. The man was treated and released.

Northern District

Robbery: Robbery/assault: After a man unsuccessfully tried to pay for a box of diapers and seafood with a fraudulent credit card about 2 p.m. Sunday at the Safeway store in the 2400 block of N. Charles St., he implied he was armed with a handgun and demanded the clerk give him money from the cash register. When the clerk hesitated, the man fled with the merchandise and credit card. A few minutes later, police arrested a man, 38, near the store and charged him with attempted armed robbery and other offenses. Police seized narcotics from the man.

Burglary: A compact disc player, videocassette recorder, four watches, jewelry, boots, clothing and cash, all valued at more than $1,700, were stolen Sunday from an apartment in the 2900 block of Woodland Ave.

Baltimore County

Towson Precinct

Robbery/arrest: A man, 83, was walking across the parking lot of the Giant Food store in the 8100 block of Loch Raven Blvd. on Sunday afternoon when he was assaulted by a man who robbed him of $4 and drove off in a GMC vehicle whose tag number was jotted down by a witness. Police traced the vehicle to a house in the first block of Stoneway Place near North Wind Village and arrested a resident. Jeffrey David Wancowicz, 30, was charged with robbery and was being held on $50,000 bond at the county Detention Center in Towson.

Cockeysville Precinct

Burglary: The walls and several windows in a house being built in the 600 block of Corbett Road were destroyed between Friday and Sunday. Damage was estimated at $1,000.

Burglary: Someone broke into Hereford Middle School in the 700 block of Corbett Road on Saturday and shattered windows in classroom doors. No property was reported stolen.

For the record

Arrest: Barry Donnell Lee, 18, who was charged in a warrant with first-degree murder, was arrested yesterday at home in the 1700 block of N. Warwick Ave. by members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force. Lee was charged in the Dec. 15, 1998, shooting of William Wells, 29, in the 1900 block of N. Monroe St. A motive was unknown. Lee is being held at Central Booking and Intake Center pending a bail hearing.

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