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


May 31, 2002|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Western District

Arrest: Garland L. Bethune, 20, was arrested yesterday in the 2100 block of Callow Ave. by members of the Warrant Apprehension Task Force on charges in the shootings of three men. He is charged in warrants with shooting Isaac Stevenson, 19, and Jamal Batsfield, 23, in the 1900 block of Harlem Ave. on May 10, and Anthony Jones, 38, in the 600 block of Poplar Grove St. on May 15. Bethune was being held at Central Booking and Intake Center.

Northwestern District

Arrest: Marlo Bellamy, 20, was booked Wednesday on a warrant charging him with attempted murder in the shooting May 1 of Cedric Whitehead, 31, in the 2600 block of Gwynns Falls Parkway. Bellamy was already at Central Booking on an unrelated handgun charge.

Southeastern District

Rape: A girl, 16, was walking in the 2500 block of E. Baltimore St. about 12:15 a.m. Wednesday when she was grabbed by two men, one with a handgun, who forced her into nearby Patterson Park and raped her.

Southern District

Shooting: Several people were standing in the 1500 block of Ramsay St. about 11:15 p.m. Wednesday when three men, one with a handgun, demanded their money. When a man, 20, turned to run, he was wounded in the hand and right leg and grazed in the head by a third bullet. When a woman, 21, tried to flee, she was shot in the back. The gunman and his accomplices fled without getting any money. The victims were taken to Shock Trauma, where the man was in good condition and the woman in serious condition.

Baltimore County

White Marsh Precinct

Armed robbery: A man armed with a chrome-plated revolver robbed a High's store in the 8200 block of Philadelphia Road of an undisclosed sum and several Maryland scratch-off lottery tickets about 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Garrison Precinct

Robberies: At 1:20 a.m. Wednesday, a man armed with a revolver robbed a 7-Eleven store in the 8000 block of Liberty Road of $50, baby formula and two packs of cigarettes. Nearly eight hours later, two men, one with a handgun, robbed the same store of an disclosed sum and nine packs of cigarettes.

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