Police Blotter


March 24, 2003|By RICHARD IRWIN

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

Baltimore City

Western District

Abduction: Police were seeking a woman known as Brittany in the disappearance yesterday afternoon of an 18-month-old boy, Elijah Brown, from his home in the 1300 block of N. Stockton St. Police said the boy's mother and boyfriend were on the second floor while the woman -- an acquaintance -- was downstairs with the toddler, and apparently took him. Anyone with information is asked to call the district at 410-396-2477.

Central District

Cutting: Two men were arguing in the 400 block of Cathedral St. about 11 a.m. yesterday when one cut the other on the hand with a penknife. The assailant fled and the victim was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Robbery: A man, 62, was walking in the 900 block of St. Paul St. about 9:45 p.m. yesterday when he was assaulted by a man wearing a large bandage on his chin who robbed him of $15.

Eastern District

Assault: Police were seeking a man who pulled a handgun and threatened to kill the owner of a store in the 1200 block of Greenmount Ave. about 3:15 p.m. yesterday after being ordered to leave. The gunman was wearing a Chicago Bears football jersey.

Burglary: Someone broke into New York Fried Chicken in the 1200 block of E. North Ave. early yesterday and removed an undisclosed sum of money from a freezer.

Southeastern District

Stolen vehicle: A blue 1992 Acura Legacy with Pennsylvania vanity tag GGALLIA was stolen Saturday in the 500 block of S. Ann St.

Southern District

Theft from vehicle: A chainsaw valued at $300 was stolen Saturday from a Ford truck parked in the 1500 block of Plum St.

Theft: Power tools valued at $565 were stolen Saturday from outside a house in the 1000 block of S. Charles St.

Baltimore County

North Point Precinct

Arrest: A teen-age male was arrested Saturday and charged as a juvenile with possession of a deadly weapon inside a movie theater at Eastpoint Mall. About 8 p.m. police, an off-duty county detective and a mall security officer were summoned to Movies 10 after a youth in one of the theaters was seen displaying a knife and waving it about. The officers disarmed the youth, a resident of the 3100 block of Erdman Ave. in Baltimore. He was released into the custody of his parents.

Essex Precinct

Burglary: Someone broke into a house in the first block of Bengies Road over the weekend and stole $25 in coins from a bedroom. Entry was through a window.

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