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


April 09, 2002|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Southwestern District

Officer assaulted/arrests: Officer Andrew Davis, 24, was conducting a field interview in the 1000 block of Joh Ave. about 12:30 a.m. Sunday when a homemade explosive device was detonated behind him. Arrested at the scene and charged with assaulting Davis, reckless endangerment and possession of an explosive device was Joseph Nitsch, 22, of the 3600 block of Hineline Road, and a 16-year-old boy. Three other juveniles were charged with reckless endangerment. Davis was released after hospital treatment for an ear injury.

Eastern District

Robbery: Police were seeking a man who attacked another man, 36, in the 700 block of N. Chester St. with a broken bottle about 3 a.m. Sunday, then robbed him of $3.

Northwestern District

Shooting: Maurice Harris Jr., 24, of the 1000 block of Cooks Lane was seated in his car, stopped in the 3100 block of Ferndale Ave. about 1:15 a.m. Sunday, talking to a man outside the driver's side of his car, when a man armed with a shotgun approached from the passenger side and said, "You don't belong around here." Before Harris could drive off, the gunman fired one shot into the car, peppering Harris' right side, right leg and right arm with birdshot. The gunman fled and Harris was treated at an area hospital.

Baltimore County

Garrison Precinct

Officer assaulted: Officers Edward Catell and Joseph Putnam were trying to quell a domestic dispute in Cal Bitner's Restaurant in the 100 block of Chartley Drive about 8 p.m. Sunday when the woman is accused of assaulting Catell. Charged with assaulting Catell, resisting arrest, assaulting her male companion and possession of marijuana was Trina M. Fulp, 28, of Mount Airy, Howard County. Police said she is an employee of Howard Community College.

Woodlawn Precinct

Vandalism: Between Saturday night and Sunday morning, someone sprayed orange paint on one side of St. Timothy's Church in the 200 block of St. Timothy Lane and the exterior of the Catonsville Woman's Club two blocks away.

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