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

POLICE BLOTTER

April 01, 2002|By Jason Song

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

Weather

Accidents

Rain: Heavy holiday traffic contributed to a number of accidents in the Baltimore area yesterday. Four traffic accidents were reported on the JFK Memorial Highway yesterday afternoon; Baltimore County police reported several dozen accidents, and state police at Glen Burnie reported over 10. Most accidents were fender-benders, but there were several serious accidents, including a fatal crash in Clarksville. "Add the rain to the traffic and it makes for a pretty busy day," said Cpl. Britt Moore with the Maryland State Police's JFK Memorial barracks.

Baltimore City

Southwestern District

Robbery: A man with a handgun robbed the Shell Gas station in the 1500 block of S. Caton Avenue of an undetermined amount of cash around 8 p.m. yesterday. After robbing the store, the man fled in a small red car, driven by a female.

Southern District

Auto Theft: Several juveniles crashed a 1997 Mercury sedan into the Southern Police District's parking lot around 10 p.m. Saturday. The driver lost control while trying to avoid a police officer and damaged a fence, light pole, and three police officer's personal vehicles which were parked at the station in the 400 block of Font Hill Avenue. Three juveniles were arrested and charged with failure to stop for a uniformed police officer and theft. Police are trying to determine if the car was stolen.

Robbery: A man was robbed of $60 and his 10-speed bike around 10 p.m. Friday in the 800 block of Battery Avenue by a woman armed with a blue handgun. The bike was worth about $300.

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