Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Baltimore City and Baltimore County.
Shooting/arrest: A man, 18, was shot Tuesday evening while trying to rob the owner of a Brooklyn carwash. Detective Melissa Anderson said the owner of HAD Inc., in the 900 block of W. Patapsco Ave. was outside the building repairing a vacuum machine about 7:10 p.m. when he was assaulted by several men, one with a handgun, who tried to rob him. Anderson said the owner pulled a handgun and shot one of them in the upper torso. The wounded man was treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center and released into police custody. Charges against him were pending. The others were being sought. No charges had been placed against the owner, Anderson said.
Robbery: A man, 23, was in the 800 block of Battery Ave. about 6 p.m. Tuesday when two men knocked him to the ground and robbed him of a cellular phone and a wallet containing several hundred dollars.
Burglary: Several pieces of jewelry, computer equipment and stereo receivers, all valued at nearly $5,000, were stolen Monday from a house in the 400 block of S. Macon St.
Robbery: Two men, one with a handgun, robbed a man, 34, of jewelry and a watch, all valued at more than $500, in the first block of N. Lakewood Ave. about 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Theft from vehicle: A cellular phone and several compact discs, all of unknown value, were stolen Tuesday from a 1997 Hyundai Elantra parked in the 900 block of W. Lombard St.
Robbery: A girl, 14, was walking in the 2200 block of N. Bentalou St. about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday when a man placed an unknown weapon into her back and robbed her of $25.
Theft: A person known to the occupants stole two televisions and a microwave oven Tuesday from a house in the first block of S. Catherine St. The property was valued at $400. No arrest had been made.
Stand-off/arrest: After a three-hour stand-off, a man wanted on warrants charging him with burglary and assault was arrested without incident about 7:20 p.m. yesterday at his home at Chartley Townhouses in the 300 block of Town Green Way in Reisterstown. A police tactical squad and hostage negotiation team responded to the situation. The man, whose name was not released, was taken to the precinct for processing.
North Point Precinct
Theft from vehicle: Tools valued at more than $1,000 were stolen Tuesday from a 1989 Suzuki Trooper parked in the 600 block of Shipyard Road.
Theft: Police were seeking a known person who entered a house in the 100 block of Center Place in Dundalk on Tuesday and stole four rings valued at more than $3,000.
Robbery: Two men, one with a handgun, robbed Perring Mobil, a service station in the 2500 block of Cleanleigh Drive, of an undisclosed sum of money about 10 p.m. Tuesday. After forcing an employee into a back room, the robbers tried to remove a safe that was bolted to the floor.
Burglary: Several blank checks and $200 were stolen Nov. 21 from an apartment in the first block of Spindrift Circle. The burglary was reported Tuesday.