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


July 29, 2002|By Greg Garland and Jonathan Rockoff

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

Baltimore City

Central District

Stabbings: Three men, ages 23, 24 and 25, suffered stab wounds while fighting with a fourth man in the 400 block of N. Eutaw St., shortly after 1 a.m. yesterday. The three were taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center with injuries described as not life-threatening. Police said they received conflicting accounts of the incident, and that a severed finger was found at the site of the fight about 11 hours later.

Eastern District

Shooting: Two men with scarves over their faces entered a living room in the Latrobe public homes about 10:45 p.m. Saturday and shot a man, 18, in the jaw.

Burglary: A man, 25, from the 1600 block of N. Calvert St. was arrested on a charge of breaking and entering after police caught him emerging from a carryout market in the 1900 block of Greenmount Ave. about 3:30 a.m. yesterday.

Armed robbery: A man, 35, was accosted at gunpoint and robbed of his motor scooter about 12:20 a.m. yesterday in the 1500 block of Bethel Street.

Armed robbery: A youth, 15, was robbed of a necklace, cell phone and baseball cap in an alley off the 1000 block of N. Broadway late Saturday. The victim told police he had been robbed by three other youths riding bicycles, one of whom brandished a handgun.

Southern District

Robbery: A Columbia man, 52, was punched and robbed of $300 about 10:40 a.m. Saturday as he was leaving a Bank of America branch in the 3200 block of Washington Blvd.

Armed robbery: A man, 23, was robbed at gunpoint of $86 and his credit cards as he was walking from his parked car to his home in the 1600 block of Parkman St. about 6:15 p.m. Saturday. The assailant asked the victim for directions before the holdup.

Larceny: A 30-year-old man from San Antonio was arrested early Saturday and charged with larceny after allegedly pushing a clerk at Pizza Boli in the first block of E. Cross St. and running out with a soda he had not paid for.

Western District

Stolen vehicle: A station wagon was stolen about 1:15 p.m. Friday after the car broke down in the 2200 block of Hilton Road and the owner went to get a tow truck. When the owner returned, the car was gone, along with a keyboard, portable stereo and 35 compact discs and tapes.

Baltimore County

Woodlawn Precinct

Home invasion: Two men with scarves covering their faces - one with a gun - rushed into a home in the 3400 block of Hillsmere Road about 10:45 p.m. Saturday and stole $400 from the resident and a pizza deliveryman. The deliveryman was outside the front door waiting for the resident to retrieve money to pay for an order when the robbers rushed in.

Burglary: An 87-year-old man slept early Saturday as a burglar kicked in a side door of his house in the 8000 block of Tinsley Road and searched through drawers. Police did not know whether anything had been stolen.

Carjacking: A man was knocked to the ground and robbed of the keys to his pickup truck, then watched as his assailant drove off in the vehicle from a post office parking lot in the 2500 block of Rolling Road about 10:30 a.m. Friday.

Essex Precinct

Shooting: A man, 22, was shot once in the neck about 11 p.m. Saturday in front of East Rock Town Homes in the 900 block of Punjab Circle. He was in serious condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

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