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

Police Blotter

May 22, 2000|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Southern District

Robbery: A fruit vendor, 39, was on his horse-drawn wagon in the 900 block of S. Hanover St. about 9 p.m. Saturday when a gunman robbed him of more than $100.

Robbery: A man, 30, was in the 1200 block of William St. about 11 p.m. Saturday when a gunman robbed him of his pack containing cash, a cellular phone, credit cards and other property, all valued at nearly $200.

Theft: A green mountain bicycle valued at nearly $500 was stolen during the weekend from the back yard of a house in the first block of W. West St. Both wheels were secured with a lock and chain, and it appeared that the bike had been lifted over a wooden fence.

Theft: Three circular saws, electrical equipment and building supplies, all valued at nearly $800, were stolen Saturday from a house in the 4700 block of Curtis Ave. A man hired to do work inside the house was being sought. The owner was advised to seek a warrant for the man's arrest.

Southeastern District

Robbery: Three men robbed a woman, 30, of cash, a cellular phone and other property -- all valued at more than $800 -- about noon Friday in the 500 block of Dundalk Ave.

Northwestern District

Shootings: Two men, one 38 and the other 39, were in the 4500 block of Laredo Ave. about 1 a.m. Saturday when they heard shots and felt pain in their legs. Both were taken to Sinai Hospital, where one was treated for bullet wounds in both legs and the other for a bullet wound in the left leg.

Carjacking: A motorist, 36, was stopped at a traffic signal in the 3100 block of Woodland Ave. about 4 a.m. Saturday when a man asked him for a light. Before the motorist could respond, a gunman forced him out of the car, a 1997 Mitsubishi Mirage with tags ESK 081, and drove away.

Southwestern District

Shooting: A man, 23, was in critical condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center yesterday after an unknown assailant shot him about 3 a.m. Friday in the 500 block of Mount Holly St. The bullet passed through the victim's right arm, entered his left thigh and lodged in his abdomen.

Carjacking: After a man picked up a couple about 10 p.m. Friday in the 2800 block of Walbrook Ave., the man pulled a handgun and forced the driver out of his 1999 Pontiac Grand Am with tags HHD 033, and the couple drove off.

Eastern District

Robbery: A man, 39, was in the 1900 block of Madison St. about 5 p.m. Friday when a man wearing a New York Yankees baseball cap asked him for a cigarette. Before the victim could respond, the man pulled a handgun and robbed him of $20.

Baltimore County

Essex Precinct

Robbery: A woman, 56, was placing groceries into her car in the 1800 block of Eastern Ave. about 3: 30 p.m. Saturday when a man stole her purse containing cash, a cellular phone and other property, all valued at more than $200.

Garrison Precinct

Stolen car: A green 1998 Chevrolet Tahoe with tags M189882 was stolen Saturday in the 9000 block of Iron Horse Lane.

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