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

Police Blotter

May 02, 2000|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Northeastern District

Shootings: Two men were shot by an unknown assailant about 9 p.m. Sunday in the 3100 block of Hillen Road. One victim, 19, was shot in the groin and was in poor condition yesterday at Johns Hopkins Hospital, where the other man, 43, was in fair condition with wounds to both legs. A motive for the shootings was unknown. No arrest had been made.

Western District

Carjacking try: Two men tried to take a motorist's car about 3 p.m. Saturday in the 1700 block of N. Fulton Ave. The motorist, 30, was stopped at a traffic signal when a man armed with a stick and the other with a brick pulled him from his 1987 Toyota Tercel, struck him with the objects and took his keys. During a struggle, an assailant dropped the keys, and both ran off. The motorist was treated for lacerations at Sinai Hospital and released.

Shooting: A man, 20, was shot in the back by an unknown assailant about 10 p.m. Saturday in the 700 block of N. Payson St. He was in serious condition yesterday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Southeastern District

Arrest: Police were at East Monument and North Streeper streets -- a drug-trafficking area -- about 10: 30 p.m. Sunday when a teen-age boy walked suspiciously from the intersection and pretended to knock on the door of a nearby house. Officers stopped him and while they were talking to him, he took a loaded Titan-brand .25-caliber handgun from his pants and gave it to them. The youth, 15, was charged as a juvenile with possession of a deadly weapon and was processed at the juvenile detention center at Northern District.

Northwestern District

Robbery: A gunman robbed a man, 25, of $6 and a gold bracelet valued at more than $200 about 5 p.m. Sunday in the 4300 block of Park Heights Ave.

Northern District

Burglary: Lawn-care equipment valued at $100 was stolen Sunday from a garage in the 5300 block of The Alameda.

Burglary: A microwave oven and a window air conditioner were stolen Sunday from a house in the 700 block of Sheridan Ave.

Theft from vehicle: A compact disc player, speaker box and several compact discs, all valued at $700, were stolen Sunday from a 1989 GMC Jimmy truck parked in the 3900 block of Linkwood Road.

Baltimore County

North Point Precinct

Carjacking try: A woman, 44, was placing items into her 1992 Ford Taurus on the parking lot of the Wal-Mart store in the 2300 block of North Point Blvd. about 8: 20 a.m. Sunday when a man who implied he was armed with a handgun ordered her into the car. The man ran to the passenger side of the car and was about to get in when the woman ran to the store and reported the incident to employees. The man fled. A search of the area with a police dog unit and police officers was unsuccessful.

Garrison Precinct

Shooting: A man, 69, was parked in his van outside the 7-Eleven store in the 8000 block of Liberty Road about 1 a.m. Sunday when two men approached and asked him for a ride. Officer John Winters said that when the motorist refused, one of the men pulled a handgun. The motorist grabbed the weapon, which fired, sending a bullet into the driver's seat near the motorist's left leg, Winters said. He said the men fled.

Towson Precinct

Burglary: A chain saw, weed trimmer and a hedge trimmer, all valued at nearly $1,700, were stolen Saturday from a shed in the rear of a house in the 1000 block of Marleigh Circle.

Cockeysville Precinct

School burglary: Baseball caps and candy were stolen from a concession stand at the athletic field at Dulaney Senior High School in the 200 block of E. Padonia Road overnight Saturday.

Burglary: A lawn mower and grass catcher were stolen from a shed in the first block of Dellcrest Garth between Nov. 25 and Feb. 3. The incident was reported Sunday.

For the record

Victim identified: Police identified yesterday Anton D. Lomax, 24, of no fixed address as the man found shot to death early Sunday in an apartment in the 1000 block of N. Calvert St. Detective Paul Kidd said no arrest had been made, and a motive was unknown.

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