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

Police Blotter

May 08, 2000|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Western District

Shooting: Nathan Fritz, 16, of Shippensburg, Pa., was shot four times in the upper body about 4 p.m. Saturday in the 600 block of Kirby Lane. He was in critical condition yesterday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. According to police, Fritz and two other males in a 2000 Ford Escort were accosted by several men, one of whom pulled a handgun and shot Fritz. The driver sped off, and the car was found by police several blocks away in the 500 block of S. Monroe St. None of the other occupants was injured. They told police they got lost on their way to Harborplace when they were attacked. John "Jay" Gilmore, 23, whose address was not available, was charged in a warrant with attempted murder and a handgun violation and was being sought.

Shooting: A man, 19, was in the 1000 block of N. Fulton Ave. about 2: 30 a.m. Saturday when another man displayed a badge, announced he was going to search him, then pulled a handgun and shot the victim in the right chest and right hand. The victim was in critical condition yesterday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Shooting: A man who was sitting on the front steps of a house in the 2400 block of Druid Hill Ave. about 1 a.m. Saturday was shot in the stomach by an unknown assailant. He was in stable condition yesterday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Stolen car: A 2000 Kia with tags HFU 124 was stolen Saturday in the 1500 block of Appleton St.

Central District

Stolen vehicle: A 2000 Chevrolet pickup truck with tags M33146 was stolen Friday in the 400 block of W. Baltimore St.

Baltimore County

Parkville Precinct

Robbery try/arrests: Two men and a woman were arrested and charged with trying to rob the Dollar Tree store in the 1900 block of E. Joppa Road about 9: 15 p.m. Friday. During the incident, one of the men allegedly cut a clerk on the wrist with a knife that was not recovered. Michael Darden, 23, of the 6500 block of Collinsdale Road was charged with attempted robbery and first-degree assault by cutting. Kristin Depietics, 21, of the 3300 block of Acton Road was arrested by an officer with a police dog in woods near Interstate 695 and Perring Parkway and charged with attempted robbery. Wesley Harris, 24, of the 1300 block of Limit Ave. was charged with attempted robbery. The clerk was treated at St. Joseph Medical Center.

Burglary: Several pieces of jewelry valued at $13,000 were stolen Friday from a house in the 3000 block of Arizona Ave.

Garrison Precinct

Animal cruelty: Two young males were being sought in the burning of a mixed breed dog about 12: 20 a.m. yesterday at Bond Avenue and Town Green Way in Reisterstown. A flammable liquid was poured on the dog, which suffered burns on the back and both legs. The dog, whose owner was not located, was treated at the county animal shelter.

White Marsh Precinct

Robbery: Three teen-age boys, one armed with a handgun, robbed the Royal Farm store in the 4900 block of Hazelwood Ave. of more than $100 about 11: 20 p.m. Friday.

Woodlawn Precinct

Robbery: An Arbutus man, 43, was sleeping in his car in the 5500 block of Selma Ave. about 3 a.m. Saturday when he was awakened by two men, one with a police-type badge. After getting out of the car, the victim was beaten, kicked and robbed of more than $200.

Towson Precinct

Burglary: Two gas-operated grills were stolen from the rear patio of a house in the first block of Cyler Court between April 24 and Thursday.

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