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

Police Blotter

February 23, 2000|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Northern District

Drug arrests: Officers posing as drug dealers arrested 20 people who were seeking to buy narcotics in the 4500 block of Pimlico Road on Monday afternoon and seized three cars, three large-caliber firearms -- including an assault rifle -- and nearly $500. Four of those arrested were from Baltimore County and one was from Annapolis, said Lt. Jack Long of the Operations Unit. Maj. Robert Biemiller, district commander, said Operation Roy Rogers was named because the area is known as "The Ranch." Those arrested were charged with trying to purchase narcotics and were processed at Central Booking and Intake Center.

Eastern District

Shooting: A man, 20, was shot in the face and back by an unknown assailant about 5 p.m. yesterday in the 300 block of E. 21st St. Detective Ron Copeland said the victim ran south to the 2100 block of Guilford Ave., where he fell to the ground. Copeland said the victim was in serious condition yesterday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. A motive for the shooting was not known, Copeland said.

Central District

Theft from vehicle: Property valued at $2,005 was stolen yesterday from an unlocked 1985 Mercury Tracer parked in the 800 block of Park Ave. Taken were 40 compact discs, $20 in coins, a purse containing $200, two money orders for $925 and other property.

Burglary: Five leather coats, a videocassette recorder and a compact disc player, all valued at $1,000, were stolen yesterday from a house in the 1800 block of N. Charles St.

Stolen car: A black 1998 Kia with tags FTZ 935 was stolen Monday in the 1900 block of Mosher St.

Western District

Stolen car: A maroon four-door 1988 Ford Taurus with tags GGB 495 was stolen Monday in the 2600 block of Pennsylvania Ave.

Burglary try/arrest: Police responded to a call of an attempted burglary in progress in the 2200 block of Etting St. and arrested a man who had kicked in a door and was about to enter a vacant dwelling Sunday. Earl Williams, 34, of the 2100 block of Division St. was charged with fourth-degree burglary and possession of narcotics. He was processed at Central Booking and Intake Center.

Northwestern District

Shooting: A woman, 38, was walking in the 4900 block of Nelson Ave. about 5: 30 a.m. Monday when three male occupants of a beige-colored car ordered her into the vehicle. When the woman refused and walked away, one of the men pulled a handgun and shot her in the left arm. The car sped off. The woman walked home and was taken by ambulance to Sinai Hospital for treatment.

Stolen car: A 1991 Oldsmobile Calais with temporary tags 99265L was stolen Monday in the 3600 block of Bowers Ave.

Baltimore County

Parkville Precinct

Burglary: Someone broke into an apartment in the first block of Rembert Court at Doncaster Village apartments and destroyed walls in several rooms between Feb. 9 and Monday.

Garrison Precinct

Robbery: A man, 25, was in the first block of Randall Ave. about 10 p.m. Monday when another man armed with a silver-colored semiautomatic handgun robbed him of his wallet and $70.

Robbery try: A Russian who speaks little English was in the 6900 block of Marsue Drive about 10 p.m. Monday when a man armed with a large black handgun demanded his money. When the victim tried to tell the gunman he couldn't understand him, the gunman struck him on the forehead with the weapon, then fled without property or money.

Burglary: Light fixtures and outside flood lights, all valued at more than $100, were stolen from a vacant house in the first block of Red Tree Lane in Reisterstown during the weekend.

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