Police Blotter


January 31, 2003|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Northeastern District

Shooting: A man walked into the emergency room at Good Samaritan Hospital in the 5600 block of Loch Raven Blvd. about 5:30 p.m. yesterday, bleeding from a bullet wound. Last night, police were attempting to learn where the shooting occurred.

Arrests: Vice officers from police headquarters raided Super Star Inn in the 5600 block of Pulaski Highway on Wednesday night and arrested its owner on illegal gambling charges and her manager on a charge of possession of cocaine. Charged with setting up and maintaining an illegal gambling establishment was Anthie Georgas, 46. Arrested in a bathroom, allegedly possessing a dollar bill containing cocaine, was Theofanis Thanasias, 47. Police seized four video gambling machines, football pool slips, ledger books and $2,533.25.

Southern District

Stabbing: Police were seeking a man, 50, who stabbed his girlfriend, 40, in the back during an argument in the 800 block of Cherry Hill Road about 8:40 p.m. Wednesday. She was treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Robbery: A construction worker unloading a tub from a vehicle in the first block of E. Henrietta St. about 8 a.m. yesterday was robbed by a gunman of $160.

Theft from vehicle: A 35-mm camera, fleece-lined coat, sunglasses and 100 compact discs -- all valued at more than $4,000 -- were stolen Wedneday from a 1999 Saab parked in the 1400 block of W. Patapsco Ave.

Burglary: Power tools valued at nearly $1,000 were stolen yesterday from a construction site in the 1700 block of Ridgely St.

Western District

Shooting: A man, 23, was walking in the 2400 block of Druid Hill Ave. about 6 p.m. yesterday when an unknown assailant shot him in the left leg. He was treated at Shock Trauma.

Robbery: Police were seeking two men who robbed Green's Ace Hardware store in the 1900 block of W. Lafayette Ave. of an undisclosed sum of money about 3:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Baltimore County

Garrison Precinct

Bank robbery: A man used a hammer to break the drive-through window at First Union Bank in the 3600 block of Milford Mill Road about 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, then climbed through the opening and removed an undisclosed sum from a teller's cash drawer.

Robbery: A teen-age male armed with a metal pipe and accompanied by a female accomplice entered a house in the 8200 block of Scotts Level Road about 1 p.m. Wednesday seeking another male. Failing to find him, the pair robbed one of two girls in the house of her cellular phone.

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