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


May 16, 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 fired at: Police were seeking two teen-age males, one of whom fired shots at Officer Michael Hopson on Monday night as he pursued a car. The Southern District officer was not injured. Hopson was in his patrol car at Frederick Avenue and South Pulaski Street about 11:30 p.m. when he heard gunshots and observed an Oldsmobile occupied by two youths speed away. Hopson was following the car in the 600 block of W. Fayette St. when the passenger leaned out a window and fired at him. The car, which bore stolen temporary tags, stopped moments later and its occupants ran. Anyone with information about the identities of the youths is asked to call the district at 410-396-2488.

Shooting: A man, 32, was walking along Allendale Road near Harlem Avenue about 1:15 a.m. Tuesday when an unknown assailant shot him in the back. The victim, a resident of the Edmondson Village area, was treated at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Southern District

Theft: A purse containing cash and property - all valued at $100 - was stolen Tuesday from a 1992 Toyota parked in the 700 block of McHenry St.

Northeastern District

Burglary: Hand and power tools, faucets, and electrical switches and wire were stolen Tuesday from a house in the 2900 block of The Alameda.

Northwestern District

Robbery: A boy, 15, was riding a bicycle in the 3500 block of Seven Mile Lane about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday when several youths pushed him to the ground and stole the bike.

Robbery: A teen-age boy was walking in the 3500 block of Hayward Ave. about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday when an unknown man struck him in the back and took his black leather flight jacket.

Southeastern District

Stolen vehicle: A white 1992 Dodge Spirit with tags JJS 432 was stolen Tuesday in the first block of S. Wolfe St.

Baltimore County

Wilkens Precinct

Robbery try: A gunman entered Royal Farms in the 500 block of Edmondson Ave. about 2:15 a.m. Tuesday and ordered the male clerk to open the ATM and also remove the store security camera's tape. Before the clerk could respond, the gunman became agitated and fled.

Woodlawn Precinct

Burglary: Two diamond rings of unknown value were stolen Tuesday from a house in the 2100 block of Kalb Manor Road by someone who entered through a rear window.

Cockeysville Precinct

Burglary: Stereo equipment valued at nearly $300 was stolen Tuesday from a 1993 Jeep parked in a garage in the first block of Hunt Farms Court.

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