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

Police Blotter

January 12, 2000|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Southwestern District

Robbery try/shooting: A man, 39, was in the 3600 block of Clifton Ave. about 1 a.m. Monday when two men, one with a .38 caliber revolver, demanded his money. A struggle ensued and the man managed to take the weapon from the gunman and shoot him in the right shoulder and right arm. The suspects fled and were arrested minutes later in a house where they were calling an ambulance. The wounded man was treated at an area hospital and his accomplice was charged with attempted armed robbery, assault and a handgun violation and was processed at Central Booking and Intake Center. Police said the intended robbery victim was not expected to be charged.

Robbery: Two teen-age males, one armed with a silver-colored, semiautomatic handgun, robbed a man, 23, of his overcoat and identification cards in the 100 block of Athol Ave. about 6: 40 p.m. Monday.

Northwestern District

Shooting/arrest: After two vehicles collided about 9: 21 p.m. Monday in the 4000 block of Norfolk Ave., the driver of one of the vehicles was being harassed by onlookers and pulled a .38 caliber handgun and fired a shot at the crowd, striking a female in the right shoulder. He then fled and was chased by several people who caught him at a nearby service station and held him for police. The woman was treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Gregory Purvis, 21, whose address was not available, was charged with assault by shooting and discharging a firearm in the city. He was processed at Central Booking and Intake Center.

Northern District

Robbery: A man, 20, was in the 5400 block of The Alameda about 10 p.m. Monday when a man with a gun demanded his money and property. The man fled with $7 and a cellular phone valued at more than $170.

Central District

Robbery: A member of the U.S. armed forces from North Dakota was in the first block of S. Howard St. about 2: 40 p.m. yesterday when three men, one with a handgun, robbed him of his wallet that contained more than $100.

Baltimore County

Parkville Precinct

Robbery: Moments after a woman, 28, withdrew a small sum of money from an automated teller machine at the Allfirst Bank at Harford Road and Taylor Avenue about midnight Monday, she was driving east slowly in the 3000 block of Taylor Ave. when a woman jumped onto the hood of the car, forcing the driver to stop. The other woman forced her way into the car, pulled a handgun and ordered the driver to head towardthe city. The armed woman struck the driver several times and threatened to shoot her. At Harford Road and Erdman Avenue in Northeast Baltimore, the armed woman ordered the driver to stop and then robbed her of nearly $30 and several pieces of clothing and fled. The victim drove to a Safeway food store in the 4400 block of Harford Road and called police. Officer Stephen Mee said the robber fit the description of a suspect known to police.

Essex Precinct

Burglary: A compact disc player, computer equipment and a 27-inch-screen television, all valued at more than $2,000, were stolen Monday from a townhouse in the first block of Aiken Circle.

Cockeysville Precinct

Burglary: A videocassette recorder and stereo equipment, all valued at nearly $2,200, were stolen Monday from a house in the 3900 block of Hess Ave. The thief entered through the back door.

Burglary: Someone entered a house in the 2400 block of York Road through a rear bedroom window Monday and stole $500 from a bedroom drawer.

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