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


October 17, 2001|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore County

Parkville Precinct

Home invasion: Police were seeking two men who forced their way into a house in the 7000 block of Sunshine Ave. in Kingsville, beat a female occupant with their fists and ransacked the house looking for money or valuables Saturday night. The victim was treated for minor injuries at an area hospital. It was not known if any property or money was stolen.

Woodlawn Precinct

Robbery: Two men, one with a handgun, robbed Motel 6 in the 1600 block of Whitehead Court of more than $500 about 11 p.m. Sunday.

Towson Precinct

Robbery: A gunman robbed Royal Farms in the 1500 block of E. Joppa Road of 19 cartons of cigarettes -- all valued at $600 -- about 4:30 a.m. Monday.

Baltimore City

Northeastern District

Assault/robbery: A woman, 21, was in the 5500 block of Bowleys Lane when another woman struck her with a bottle and stole her purse containing more than $60 and a cellular phone Monday.

Western District

Stabbing: Police were seeking a man known as "Junior" who cut another man in the neck with a box cutter during an altercation Monday night in the 900 block of Bennett Place. The victim suffered a deep laceration and was treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Southern District

Burglary: Welding tools and equipment valued at more than $5,000 were stolen between Friday and Monday from a construction site in the first block of E. West St.

Southwestern District

Burglary: Someone entered a house in the 400 block of S. Smallwood St. through a bathroom window Monday and stole $112 that had been hidden in the kitchen, inside an oven mitten.

For the record

Victim identified: David Murphy, 47, of the 3200 block of Clifton Ave. was identified yesterday as the man fatally stabbed early Saturday less than a block from his home by one of several unknown youths . Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call Detective Dave Peckoo at 410-396- 2100.

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