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

Police Blotter

February 07, 2000|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Eastern District

Shooting: A man, 22, was shot in the back by an unknown assailant about 1 a.m. yesterday outside the High Hat Bar in the 900 block of N. Wolfe St. The victim, who staggered into the bar and asked for help, was taken by ambulance to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he was in serious condition. The victim lives in the 1400 block of Mountmor Court in the Gilmor Homes public housing complex in West Baltimore.

Robbery: A man, 42, who went to visit a friend about 12: 30 p.m. Friday in a house in the 2600 block of E. Chase St., was robbed by a man known as "Boo Boo." The robber took a gold watch and two gold necklaces, all valued at $600, and struck the victim with a shovel, causing a minor injury. Two tires on the victim's car had been flattened but he managed to drive to a nearby service station and call police. He was treated at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and released. No arrest had been made.

Robbery: Two men, one armed with a handgun, assaulted a man, 21, and robbed him of his coat about 3 p.m. Friday in the 1600 block of Aisquith St. The coat was valued at more than $200. The victim refused medical treatment.

Robbery: Two men, one with a handgun, robbed a man, 25, of his multispeed bicycle about 6: 10 p.m. Friday in the 1600 block of E. Lafayette Ave. One robber had two gold front teeth.

Shooting: A man, 19, was shot in the upper right leg by one of two men on bicycles about 2 a.m. Friday in the 1600 block of N. Wolfe St. The victim was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Theft: A man stole a credit-card machine -- valued at $2,000 -- from atop a check-out counter at Stop, Shop & Save supermarket in the 1600 block of E. North Ave. about 4 p.m. Friday.

Southern District

Burglary: A television, circular saw, cordless drill and a sander, all valued at more than $400, were stolen Friday from a house in the 800 block of Washington Blvd.

Assault: A man, 37, was in the 1500 block of Locust St. about 10 p.m. Saturday when a man he recognized struck him with a hammer, hit him with his fists and kicked him. The victim refused medical treatment for lacerations.

Burglary: Video games and equipment, all valued at more than $200, were stolen Saturday from a house in the 3800 block of Leo St. The thief gained entry by removing a front-door panel.

Assault: After a man, 21, broke up a fight between two other men Saturday afternoon in the 3900 block of Fairhaven Ave., one of the combatants -- a next-door neighbor -- threatened him with a knife and fled. Later, the neighbor allegedly threw a 5-pound barbell through the front window of the man's house, nearly striking a 3-year-old child. Charles Williams, 40, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault.

Southeastern District

Gunman sought: A man shot two men in their right legs about 11 p.m. Thursday in the first block of N. Eden St. and drove off in a dark-colored car. Both victims were treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Baltimore County

Woodlawn Precinct

School burglary: Someone broke a cafeteria window at Woodlawn Senior High School in the 1800 block of Woodlawn Drive Tuesday night or Wednesday morning, but failed to get inside. Friday night or Saturday morning, someone entered the school by removing a piece of plywood that was placed over the broken window and destroyed property valued at $500.

Robber sought: A gunman took more than $300 from the Speedy Mart convenience store in the 1600 block of N. Forest Park Ave. about 10 p.m. Feb. 1. He escaped in a beige four-door Nissan with unknown tags.

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