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

Police Blotter

February 28, 2000|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Central District

Arrests: Members of the drug enforcement unit raided a house in the 2500 block of Salem St. in West Baltimore on Thursday night and arrested two men. Officer David Jones said police seized 3 pounds of marijuana, valued at $25,000, and a loaded Taurus-brand .38-caliber handgun in the raid. George Clarke, 39, the occupant, was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and violating the drug-free school zone law. Jones said the house is within 1,000 feet of Westside Elementary School. Billy Myers, 30, of the 2200 block of E. Oliver St. was charged with attempting to possess marijuana.

Eastern District

Robbery/arrest: A woman armed with a large knife robbed a man, 74, of $50 about 3 a.m. Friday in an alley in the 1600 block of N. Gay St. The man wrestled the knife from the woman before she fled. Nearby, police stopped a woman who fit the robber's description and found money in her sock that was believed taken in the robbery. Tia Jefferson, 33, of the 4100 block of Coleman Ave. was charged with armed robbery.

Baltimore County

Essex Precinct

Robbery: During a party in a room at the Colony Motel in the 11100 block of Pulaski Highway about 1 a.m. Saturday, four men, one with a handgun, robbed three other men of their money, jackets, pagers, jewelry and cell phones, all valued at more than $3,000. The robbers then left in perhaps two cars. Police stopped a car in Middle River and arrested two men. John Paulino, 21, of the 1600 block of Laurel Brook Road in Fallston was charged with armed robbery and was being held on a $50,000 bond. Christopher Conner, 20, of the 3700 block of Dublin Road in Darlington was denied bail.

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