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


September 17, 2001|By Laura Cadiz and Tim Craig

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

Baltimore City

Eastern District

Assault and robbery: A man was walking in the 2100 block of Harford Road about 2:45 a.m. Saturday when two men approached, brandished a handgun and robbed him of his car keys and $100.

Arson: A 1996 Infiniti was set on fire about 3:50 a.m. yesterday in the 1600 block of Ellsworth Ave. The car had been reported stolen in Southwest Baltimore on Saturday.

Armed robbery: A man was walking in the 700 block of N. Patterson Park Ave. about 10 p.m. Saturday when two men approached him. The men displayed a handgun and robbed the victim of $10 and a set of headphones.

Southeastern District

Burglary: Someone pried open the front door of the Citgo gas station in the 1100 block of Dundalk Ave. and stole 60 cartons of cigarettes, valued at $1,900.

Stolen Auto: A 1989 Ford Taurus, with tags GWD559, was stolen Friday night or Saturday morning from the 6300 block of Toone St.

Southern District

Burglary: Four windows and frames were stolen from an unoccupied home in the 100 block of S. Fulton Ave. about 4:15 p.m. Saturday.

Theft from auto: A toolbox, cordless power tools and an electric saw, all valued at $670, were stolen from a 2000 Ford van parked in the 200 block of S. Mount St. about noon Friday.

Baltimore County

Wilkens Precinct

Shooting/arrest: A 25-year-old man was shot three times during an argument about 12:35 a.m. yesterday in the first block of Babybird Court. The victim was hospitalized in serious condition. A resident of Babybird Court identified as Tavon Harris was arrested a short time later and charged with attempted first-degree murder.

Robbery: A group of men robbed a pizza deliveryman of $60 at the Homestyle Inn in the 6400 block of Baltimore National Pike about 10:30 p.m. Saturday.

Woodlawn Precinct

Robbery: A woman grabbed a man, ripped his shirt and then took his wallet, which contained $130, about 4:45 p.m. Saturday in the 1600 block of Whitehead Court. Police located a suspect a short time later. The woman, who was charged with robbery, told police she took the money because the victim owed it to her for a rental car.

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