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

Police Blotter

March 09, 2000|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Central District

Drug arrests: Three Baltimore County residents were arrested Tuesday night on narcotic charges after a three-month investigation of cocaine trafficking in the 2200 block of Druid Hill Ave. near Bloom Street. Officer William Denford, of the district's drug enforcement unit, said city and county police raided a house in the 300 block of Hendrickson Lane near Towson, arrested the residents and seized 4 ounces of suspected crack cocaine, at least 200 vials containing suspected cocaine, scales and a stun gun. David Lofton, 31; Muriel Whye, 24; and her mother, Gladys Whye, 47, were charged with possession of suspected cocaine with intent to distribute.

Southwestern District

Robbery: Three men, one with a handgun, robbed Holiday Inn Express in the 1400 block of Bloomingdale Road of more than $400 about 11 p.m. Sunday. While one man acted as a lookout, a second jumped over the counter and removed money from two cash registers. The pair escaped in a white 1980s model Ford Thunderbird driven by a third man.

Robbery: A man asked a man, 71, for money in the 4600 block of Edmondson Ave. Before the victim could reply, the other man shoved him and stole his wallet containing about $80.

Robbery: Five boys attacked a younger boy and robbed him of $8 about 10 p.m. Monday in the 2900 block of Belmont Ave.

Northwestern District

Shooting: A man shot another man in the chest during an argument about 8 a.m. yesterday in the 3400 block of Park Heights Ave. The victim was admitted to Sinai Hospital, where his condition was not available. No arrest had been made.

Robbery: A man entered the home of another man in the 3900 block of Fordleigh Road Monday, struck him with a hammer and robbed him of a television. The victim knows the robber.

Burglary: Cigarettes and soft drinks, all of unknown value, were stolen Monday from Dominic's Restaurant in the 4000 block of Fallstaff Road.

Robbery: A man, 33, was in the 2800 block of W. Cold Spring Lane about 4 p.m. Tuesday when another man robbed him of cash and jewelry, all valued at more than $1,000.

Robbery: A boy, 10, was riding his bicycle in the 3900 block of Gwynn Oak Ave. about 11 a.m. Tuesday when an older male shoved him to the ground and stole it.

Stolen car: A 1991 Mazda with temporary tags 15527P was stolen Monday in the 3300 block of Dorithan Road.

Baltimore County

Cockeysville Precinct

Bank robbery: Three men wearing ski masks -- two armed with guns -- robbed Mercantile Safe-Deposit and Trust Co. at Greenspring Station in the 10800 block of Falls Road about 1 p.m. Tuesday. They ordered several employees and a security officer to the floor and took money from cash drawers. They drove away in an unknown vehicle.

White Marsh Precinct

Burglary/arrest: An officer was patrolling the 7900 block of Pulaski Highway about 2 a.m. yesterday when he spotted someone driving a car into the side door of nearby Cycle World. When the officer stopped, two men in the car sped off, leaving a third man inside who was trying to steal a motorcycle. The man, whose name was not available, was charged with burglary. The other men drove toward Baltimore and were being sought.

Woodlawn Precinct

Robbery: Three men, one with a handgun, robbed the Chadwick Shell station in the 7100 block of Security Blvd. of more than $400 about 7 p.m. Tuesday. The men drove off in a Chevrolet Caprice with unknown tags.

Burglaries: At least 22 lockers were broken into at Randallstown Mini Storage in the 9200 block of Liberty Road Tuesday and property of unknown value was stolen.

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