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

POLICE BLOTTER

February 22, 2002|By Kate Shatzkin, Tom Pelton and Joan Jacobson

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

Baltimore City

Eastern District

Gun arrests: Three men in their late 20s were arrested on handgun charges after the car in which they were riding was stopped Wednesday afternoon in the 2100 block of Harford Road. An officer had been alerted to the group by another man who flagged him down and pointed out the car, saying he thought the men had robbed someone. Police recovered two guns, including one from a man who tried to flee and had hidden the weapon in his sock.

Central District

Robbery: A 28-year-old man was robbed of $200 as he waited for a bus early Wednesday in the 200 block of S. Charles St. by a man who brandished a gun and demanded money.

Northern District

Burglary: Thieves kicked open the front door of a house in the 200 block of W. 29th St. Wednesday morning and took a compact disc player, discs and videos, all valued at $1,600.

Northeastern District

Aggravated assault: A 27-year-old man reported being hit by a man brandishing a wooden object Wednesday morning as he left his house in the 1600 block of Ramblewood Road. The victim was treated at Good Samaritan Hospital and released.

Southeastern District:

Larceny from auto: A purse, compact discs and a compact disc player valued at $663 were taken Wednesday morning from a Nissan Pathfinder parked in the 200 block of S. Central Ave.

Baltimore County

North Point Precinct

Armed robbery: Three men, one carrying a small silver handgun, demanded money from a 16-year-old boy yesterday at the corner of Pinewood and North Point roads. When the boy said he had only cigarettes, the men took the pack and ran.

Woodlawn Precinct

Robbery: A man stole a denim purse containing an unknown amount of money from a 31-year-old woman as she waited for a bus about 11 p.m. Wednesday at Liberty Road and Flannery Lane.

Wilkens Precinct

Burglary: A Sears lawnmower valued at $1,200 was stolen from a shed next to a house in the 1000 block of Fredonia Court between 8 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. Wednesday.

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