Police Blotter

Police Blotter

April 04, 2003|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Northern District

Crime sweep: A two-day initiative in five district neighhoods, dubbed "Operation Spring Sweep," ended last night with a total of 56 arrests on drug and prostitution charges. Areas targeted by officers posing as drug dealers and "Johns" were Hampden, Pen Lucy, Harwood, Charles Village and Cylburn, and were the result of complaints about drug and prostitution activity, said Lt.. Michael Pristoop.

Western District

Shooting/stabbing: A father, 44, and his son, 17, were standing in the 2300 block of Winchester St. about 6:30 p.m. yesterday when they were attacked by an unknown number of assailants. The father was shot in the back and stabbed, and his son was stabbed in the left shoulder. The father was reported in critical condition, and the son in good condition, at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Police knew of no motive.

Baltimore County

Cockeysville Precinct

Bank robbery: Police were seeking an apparently unarmed man who robbed Bank of America in the 2300 block of W. Joppa Road of an undisclosed sum of money about noon Wednesday. As the man fled, a dye pack exploded. The money was recovered.

Towson Precinct

Robbery: A man was standing at a bus stop at Loch Raven Boulevard and Taylor Avenue about 6 p.m. Wednesday when two men, one armed with a handgun, robbed him of $200.

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