Police Blotter

Police Blotter

January 20, 2003|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Southern District

Cutting: An 18-year-old man was arguing with a woman inside the Club House Bar in the 1800 block of Wilhelm St. about 12:10 a.m. yesterday when he spat on her, and the woman pulled a knife and cut him in the face. The man would not talk to police about the incident, and declined treatment for the cut.

Burglary: Police were seeking a man known as "Rook" who removed a combination washer/dryer from a house in the 800 block of Carroll St. on Tuesday. The man left the appliance behind when confronted by area residents as he tried to place it in his car. The burglary was reported Saturday.

Southwestern District

Robbery: A woman, 21, was walking in the 4200 block of Flowerton Road about 10 p.m. Saturday when two men robbed her at gunpoint of $30.

Western District

Robbery/shooting: A man who accidentally shot himself after allegedly robbing another man of money at Lauretta and Warwick avenues Friday afternoon remained hospitalized yesterday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. The suspect was putting the gun in his waistband when it discharged, sending a bullet into his groin.

Shooting: A man stepping from an unlicensed cab was shot in the left leg by a gunman about 9 p.m. Friday in the 1700 block of Thomas Ave. He was treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. The driver also was wounded in the left leg, but did not realize it immediately. He was treated at Union Memorial Hospital.

Northeastern District

Stabbing: A boy, 15, was being chased by several youths in the 3100 block of White Ave. about 6:15 p.m. Saturday when he was knocked to the ground and stabbed twice in the back by one of his pursuers. He was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Baltimore County

North Point Precinct

Counterfeit compact discs: Police were questioning a woman after more than 100 counterfeit CDs were seized over the weekend from her stand at a flea market in the 2400 block of North Point Road. A man who works for the Recording Industry Association of America noticed phony logos on several CDs on Saturday and notified police, who seized 109 discs. Police said the phony logos were in violation of U.S. trademark laws.

Burglary: A 13-foot trampoline valued at $3,300 was stolen from the rear yard of a house in the 8100 block of Murray Point Road between Jan. 13 and Saturday.

Arrest: A Chevrolet van owned by High Road School in the 7700 block of German Hill Road was parked nearby Saturday when someone broke into it, and sprayed a fire extinguisher. The interior and several books were damaged. A 15-year-old boy was arrested that day in connection with the incident and charged with destruction of property.

Parkville Precinct

Robbery: Two men, one with a handgun, entered McDonald's in the 7300 block of McClean Blvd. about 6:40 a.m. yesterday and forced one of two employees to open an office safe. After taking an undisclosed sum of cash, the pair forced the employees into a room and fled.

Burglary: Someone broke into Valley Wine Shop in the 13200 block of Long Green Pike early yesterday and stole 50 cartons of cigarettes valued at $1,853.

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