Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police...


January 08, 2001|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Northeastern District

Carjacking: A male motorist, 23, was stopped in the 1200 block of Kitmore Road on Saturday night no time when a gunman ordered him out of his 1996 Lexus, robbed him of nearly $300, ordered him to strip to his underwear and forced him into the trunk. The victim said the gunman drove around the city for about two hours before he abandoned the car in the 2200 block of Homewood Ave., where a police officer heard yelling from the trunk and freed him.

Northwestern District

Shooting: A man, 21, was shot in the back Friday night outside a barbershop in the 3600 block of W. Rogers Ave. He was in stable condition yesterday at Sinai Hospital. Two men were being sought.

Western District

Rape: A girl, 14, was forced into an alley behind the 600 block of N. Gilmor St. about 8 p.m. Friday and raped at gunpoint. A man in his mid-30s was being sought.

Southwestern District

Shooting: A man, 22, was in the 2000 block of S. Pulaski St. about 9 p.m. Saturday when another man shot him in the left hand.

Burglary: Two videocassette recorders, several compact discs, jewelry, a knife and a jar containing currency and coins - all valued at more than $900 - were stolen Saturday from a house in the 3000 block of Presbury St. The thief entered through a second-floor window.

Eastern District

Stabbings: Two men were in the 3100 block of E. Madison St. about 7 p.m. Saturday when they were attacked by a man armed with a knife who stabbed each of them several times. The victims were in critical condition yesterday at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Theft of handgun: A H&K 9 mm semiautomatic handgun with serial No. 24-2181, valued at more than $600, was stolen Saturday from a house in the 900 block of N. Eden St.

Theft from vehicle: A purse, clothing and a compact disc player, all valued at $200, were stolen Saturday from a 1996 Saturn parked in the 400 block of E. Eager St.

Theft: Twenty-five compact discs were stolen Saturday from a 1998 Pontiac Grand Am parked in the 1000 block of Fallsway.

Baltimore County

Towson Precinct

Robbery/arrests: A cabdriver was refueling the vehicle at a Crown station in the 6400 block of York Road about 1 a.m. Friday when two men, one with a handgun, robbed him of more than $100 and drove off in a car. Later, the car, occupied by three men, was spotted on Loch Raven Boulevard near Joan Avenue, and again parked outside Valentino's Restaurant in the 6600 block of Harford Road in Baltimore. Police arrested three men after they left the restaurant and were about to enter the car. Officers recovered money believed taken in the holdup and a pellet pistol believed used in the incident. Corey Griffin, 18, of the 1200 block of Ramblewood Road; Anthony Oliver, 25, of the 1200 block of E. Belvedere Ave.; and Muhamad Smith, 19, of the 1200 block of Gleneagle Road were each charged with armed robbery and related offenses. They were being held at the county detention center.

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