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

Police Blotter

April 24, 2000|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Western District

Shooting: A man with a handgun shot a woman, 18, in the left elbow during an argument about 1: 40 a.m. Saturday in the 1700 block of Presbury St. She was treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. He escaped on a bicycle.

Robbery: After making a delivery to a house in the 1700 block of N. Smallwood St., an employee of Pizza Bolis was getting into his car about 9: 30 p.m. Friday when two men -- one with a handgun -- robbed him of $70. The victim refused to give the robbers the keys to his 1990 Toyota Camry and was struck on the head with the weapon. He suffered minor injuries and refused medical treatment. The robbers fled on foot.

Burglary: Three wooden antique fireplace mantels and five kitchen cabinets were stolen Saturday from a house in the 1200 block of W. Lexington St.

Northwestern District

Burglary: Several pieces of diamond jewelry, valued at more than $2,000, were stolen Friday from a house in the 4500 block of Kathland Ave.

Eastern District

Assault: Several women were fighting outside Coxxy Lu's, a tavern in the 1800 block of N. Chester St., about 7 a.m. Saturday when one of them was struck in the face with a broken bottle. The victim, 21, drove to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where she was treated for cuts. The victim was advised to seek a warrant for the arrest of the assailant.

Southwestern District

Officer assaulted: A man who was being arrested is accused of assaulting a police officer and trying to cut him with a box cutter about 7: 15 a.m. Saturday in the 3300 block of Elgin Ave. Darryl Johnson, 28, of the 2200 block of Roslyn Ave. was charged with assaulting a police officer and processed at Central Booking and Intake Center.

Robbery: A man entered a house in the 1700 block of Harmon Ave. about 5: 30 p.m. Saturday after asking about renting an apartment and robbed a female resident of her purse containing cash and property, all valued at more than $350.

Cutting: A girl, 16, and a boy, 17, were arguing in a house in the 2500 block of Frederick Ave. early Saturday when she cut his hand with a knife. The girl, who accidentally stabbed herself in an arm, was arrested and charged with assault by cutting. She was processed at the juvenile detention center at the Northern District. The boy suffered a minor injury.

Shooting: A man shot another man, 21, in the left leg and left arm in the 1600 block of N. Rosedale St. about 4: 15 p.m. Friday. The victim was treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Shooting: A man was shot in the head about 8: 20 p.m. Friday in the 2100 block of Crimea Road. The gunman escaped, and the victim, who suffered a graze wound behind the right ear, was treated at Sinai Hospital and released.

Baltimore County

North Point Precinct

Robbery: Two male robbers -- apparently unarmed -- took $145 and nearly $300 worth of cigarettes from the High's store in the 2400 block of Sparrows Point Road about 12: 40 a.m. Saturday. One of the robbers threw a carton of cigarettes at a female clerk, 31, hitting her.

Theft from vehicle: A circular saw valued at $200 was stolen Saturday from a Chevrolet pickup truck parked in the 7300 block of Hughes Ave.

Towson Precinct

Burglary: Someone entered a garage in the 300 block of Dunkirk Road through a side door Saturday and stole two bicycles and a bicycle cable-lock, all valued at more than $500.

Essex Precinct

Burglary: A mountain bicycle valued at $200 was stolen from a shed in the 7100 block of Cummings Circle during the weekend.

Burglary: Stereo equipment and a cordless telephone, all valued at nearly $400, were stolen Saturday from a house in the 400 block of Eastern Blvd. The thief entered after breaking a window.

Burglary: Fishing equipment valued at $160 was stolen Saturday from a house in the 9800 block of Langs Road.

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