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

Police Blotter

June 01, 2000|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Western District

Carjacking: A man, 33, was stopped at a traffic sign in the 2500 block of Tioga Parkway about 11 a.m. yesterday when a gunman forced him from his 2000 Chevrolet Malibu -- with tags FXH 958 -- and drove away.

Robbery: A gunman robbed a man, 24, of $1,100, a cellular phone, pager and gold jewelry -- all valued at $2,000 -- in the 2300 block of Liberty Heights Ave. about 2 p.m. Tuesday.

Northwestern District

Carjacking: After two men -- one in a wheelchair -- and a woman were picked up by an unlicensed taxi driver and driven to the 4500 block of Fairfax Road, one of the men pulled a handgun and forced the motorist from his 1995 Honda Civic and drove off with the other passengers. The car's tags are FST 898.

Eastern District

Robbery: Six males, at least two armed with handguns, robbed K.S. Jewelry Plus in Old Town Mall of several pieces of jewelry about 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Robbery: Two men, one with a handgun, robbed Pizza Bolis in the 200 block of N. Patterson Park Ave. of more than $100 about 8 p.m. Monday.

Burglary: An electronic keyboard, videocassette recorder and 60 videotapes, all valued at more than $1,500, were stolen Monday from Old Ship of Zion Spiritual Temple in the 1800 block of N. Collington Ave.

Southern District

Shooting: A man, 25, was in the 300 block of S. Mount St. about 2 a.m. Tuesday when two men on bicycles approached. The three argued, and one cyclist pulled a handgun and shot the pedestrian. The bullet entered his left jaw and exited under his right ear. The cyclists rode off. The victim was in good condition yesterday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Southeastern District

Burglary: A mountain bicycle, videocassette recorder, stereo equipment and jewelry -- all valued at more than $3,000 -- were stolen Tuesday from a house in the 600 block of N. Milton Ave.

Baltimore County

Woodlawn Precinct

Robbery: Three men, one with a handgun, robbed a woman, 22, of her 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier in the first block of Palmerston Court about 1: 20 a.m. Tuesday. A short time later in Baltimore City, police recovered the car. No arrest had been made.

White Marsh Precinct

Burglary: Power tools valued at nearly $6,000 were stolen between Friday and Tuesday from a trailer at Chesapeake Steel Erectors in the 7200 block of Golden Ring Road.

Garrison Precinct

School burglary: A television, videocassette recorder, two radios and three laptop computers were stolen from Deer Park Middle School in the 9100 block of Winans Road between Friday and Tuesday.

For the record

Arrest: Ryant Cain, 19, of the 600 block of N. Bentalou St. was arrested about 9: 15 a.m. yesterday by members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force on a warrant charging him with first-degree murder in the death of John Simmons, 19, of the 2300 block of W. Lafayette Ave., who was shot in a robbery March 12 in the 2300 block of Winchester St. Cain is being held without bail at Central Booking and Intake Center.

Arrest: Homicide Detective Roscoe Lewis said Michael Nichols, 22, of the 2000 block of E. North Ave. was arrested yesterday near his home by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force on a warrant charging him with first-degree murder in the death of Trinell Shelton, 23. Shelton, of the 1700 block of N. Chapel St. was shot during an argument May 20 in the 1800 block of N. Washington St.

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