Police Blotter


January 21, 2003|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Eastern District

Robbery: A 47-year-old man was walking in the 800 block of N. Montford Ave. about 8:30 p.m. Sunday when two men robbed him of a gold ring, two bracelets and a money order - all valued at more than $500.

Northwestern District

Carjacking: Three boys were arrested yesterday in the Sunday night carjacking of a man who was using his car illegally as a taxicab. The man picked up the boys about 9:10 p.m. near North and Pennsylvania avenues. The boys initially said they wanted to go to Park Heights but then directed the driver to the 5300 block of Gist Ave., where one of the boys brandished a gun and demanded the driver get out of his 2002 Dodge Stratus. The boys drove away. Police did not release details of their arrests yesterday.

Southern District

Robbery: A man, 35, was seated in his car in the 1500 block of McHenry St. about 2:15 p.m. Sunday when two men blocked his path and demanded his money. When the man motioned that he was deaf, the men pulled him from the vehicle and robbed him of $126. Moments later, police arrested Aubrey Williams, 21, of the 2300 block of Harlem Ave. and charged him with robbery. The second man was being sought.

Baltimore County

Towson Precinct

Robbery: A man armed with a 12-inch butcher knife robbed Sherwood Avenue Market in the 6300 block of Sherwood Ave. of an undisclosed sum of money about 4 p.m. Sunday. After waiting for customers to leave, the man placed two items on the counter. When the clerk opened the cash register to make the sale, the man pulled a knife and removed money from the register.

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