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

Police Blotter

March 03, 2000|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Southeastern District

Shooting: Clarence Pridgen, 44, of the 400 block of N. Streeper St. was in his house about 11 p.m. Wednesday when several men standing next to his car got into an argument. When Pridgen went outside and asked the men to move, one of them pulled a handgun and shot him in both legs. Pridgen was in good condition yesterday at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Central District

Theft: Charges of theft were pending against the male caretaker of an elderly woman, who said he cashed two of her disability checks -- worth more than $1,000 -- Wednesday. The checks had been mailed to her former residence in the 2400 block of Callow Ave., the home of the caretaker.

Eastern District

Theft: Between Jan. 12 and Tuesday, someone removed a Bell Atlantic telephone from its post in the 300 block of E. 22nd St. The telephone was valued at nearly $1,200 and contained an unknown number of coins.

Theft: Tools valued at more than $125 were stolen Tuesday from a trailer parked in the 2400 block of Loch Raven Road.

Baltimore County

White Marsh Precinct

Drug arrests: Responding to a report of suspected drug activity in the 6300 block of Kenwood Ave. about 4: 25 p.m. Wednesday, police stopped a 1994 Ford Mustang, occupied by three people. After receiving the driver's permission to search the vehicle, police found several ounces of suspected marijuana and a set of scales. Tracy Dinisio, 20, of the 6000 block of Kenwood Ave. and Warren Smith, 20, of the first block of Lisa Court were charged with possession of suspected marijuana and possession with intent to distribute marijuana. A boy, 16, was charged with possession of suspected marijuana.

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