Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

February 19, 2003|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Central District

Shooting: Two men were arguing over money and cigarettes in an apartment in the 1200 block of Eutaw Place about 10 p.m. Monday when one pulled a handgun and shot the other in the chest. The 59-year-old victim was reported in serious condition yesterday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Police were seeking a suspect known to the victim.

Assault/arrest: Police arrested a man at the Greyhound bus terminal in the 200 block of W. Fayette St. yesterday and charged him with assaulting his girlfriend in her apartment in the 300 block of Cathedral St. earlier in the day. The woman was treated for facial and neck injuries at Maryland General Hospital. Police arrested Alexander Hart, 22, of New York City shortly before he was about to board a bus. He was charged with aggravated assault and held at the Central Booking and Intake Center.

Eastern District

Shooting: A 27-year-old man remained in custody at Central Booking on charges that he shot a 20-year-old man in the chest during an incident Friday morning in the 2500 block of E. Monument St. The victim was released after treatment at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Southwestern District

Stolen vehicle: A two-door burgundy 1993 Dodge Shadow with tags LBD 233 was stolen Saturday in the 3300 block of St. Benedict St.

Northeastern District

Cab holdup: Police continued to seek a man who robbed a 72-year-old cabdriver of $25 at knifepoint shortly after 10 p.m. Friday. The driver picked up the man at Grundy and Pratt streets in Southeast Baltimore, and was robbed after driving him to the 5300 block of Bowleys Lane.

Western District

Shootings: District detectives were investigating a double shooting Saturday night in the 2700 block of Harlem Ave. Two men, ages 35 and 30, were standing there about 8:45 p.m. when a gunman shot one in the right arm and chest and the other in the face. Both victims were treated at Shock Trauma.

Baltimore County

White Marsh Precinct

Robbery: A man posing as a deliveryman entered the Family Dollar store in the 9500 block of Philadelphia Road about 11 a.m. Sunday and ordered an employee at gunpoint to remove money from an office safe. After taking an undisclosed sum, the gunman also stole a cellular phone.

Wilkens Precinct

Burglary: Someone broke into a High's store in the 1000 block of Maiden Choice Lane about 3 a.m. Monday after shattering the front glass door and stole at least $400 worth of cigarettes.

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