Police Blotter

Police Blotter

September 19, 2002|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Southeastern District

Shootings: Two men walking in the 500 block of N. Montford Ave. about 2:15 p.m. Tuesday were shot by one of two males riding by on a dirt bike. One man, 27, was hit in the right foot, while the other, 28, was shot in the left leg. Both were treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Police said that the gunman and his accomplice escaped and that the bike was found two blocks away.

Baltimore County

Garrison Precinct

Robbery/arrests: An employee of Mandarin Chinese Restaurant in the 9000 block of Liberty Road was assaulted and robbed about 5 a.m. Tuesday by two men who broke into his apartment above the restaurant. The man was choked and his feet were burned with a cigarette before the pair fled with his automated teller machine card and cash. Arrested later at an ATM near the restaurant and charged with robbery and assault were two Baltimore men, Sharmaie Diggs, 22, of the 100 block of N. Bradford St., and Kazembe Mitchell, 19, of the 2500 block of Hermosa Ave.

Essex Precinct

Robbery: Two men, one with a handgun, robbed a Royal Farms store in the 800 block of S. Marlyn Ave. of more than $200 and nine cartons of cigarettes about 1:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Parkville Precinct

Theft/arrest: A cashier at Burlington Coat Factory in the 1900 block of E. Joppa Road was arrested Tuesday and charged with theft. Police said a sales audit showed shortages of nearly $1,400 from her register. Police said the woman rang up sales, then canceled the transactions and kept the money.

Towson Precinct

Robbery/stabbing: A male clerk at a 7-Eleven store in the 8600 block of Pleasant Plains Road was stabbed in the back and shoulder by one of three men who robbed it of an undisclosed sum of money about 2 a.m. Tuesday. The clerk, 32, was treated at Sinai Hospital's trauma center.

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