Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Baltimore City and Baltimore County.
Drug arrest: Police raided a house in the 2600 block of W. Fayette St. on Wednesday, several days after Detective Kenneth Jeffries of the drug enforcement unit purchased cocaine from a man in the dwelling. They arrested a man and seized 37 vials of cocaine with a street value of nearly $400. Marcus Oliver, 21, of the West Fayette Street address was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute.
Drug arrest: Officer Ray Yost was in the 1400 block of Bloomingdale Road about 4 p.m. Wednesday when he saw a man he suspected of selling vials of cocaine. When Yost and other officers approached, the man tried to swallow at least two vials, which officers recovered. They also seized additional vials of cocaine valued at nearly $60. Anton Beane, 25, of the 2900 block of Presstman St. was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute.
Theft: While a man was having dental work done at Brooklyn Medical Center in the 3700 block of Potee St. on Wednesday morning, someone stole his Avrex-brand jacket - valued at $300 - that he left in the waiting room.
Theft: An employee of the Family Dollar store in the 900 block of E. Patapsco Ave. was fired yesterday