Police Blotter


April 07, 2003|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Northwestern District

Vandalism: Between Thursday night and early Friday, 21 vehicles parked in the 5100 block of Nelson Ave., 4800 and 4900 blocks of Cordelia Ave. and 3800 block of W. Garrison Ave. had at least one tire slashed with a sharp metal object.

Western District

Shootings: Two men were standing in the 900 block of N. Calhoun St. about 3:20 p.m. yesterday when they were wounded by an unknown gunman. They were taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center - one with a leg wound, the other an arm wound.

Northeastern District

Rape/arrest: A woman, 43, was walking behind the 2600 block of Aisquith St. about 4 a.m. Saturday when she was grabbed by a gunman who forced her into a house and raped her. Later, police arrested Michael Avery, 41, a resident of the street, and charged him with rape.

Robbery: Police were seeking a gunman who robbed a pizza deliveryman for Papa John's of $80 in the 5800 block of Falkirk Road about 10 p.m. Friday.

Eastern District

Burglary: Police said $9,000 in jewelry, clothing, watches and cash were stolen early Saturday from Pro Dollar Discount in Oldtown Mall by someone who forced open the front metal roll-up security door.

Assault: A man, 42, was walking in the 1000 block of E. Hoffman St. about 4 p.m. Saturday when he was attacked by another man who struck him several times with a wooden bedpost. The victim was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Southwestern District

Robbery: A woman, 43, was walking toward her car in the 1000 block of Walnut Ave. about 11 p.m. Saturday when a gunman robbed her of her purse containing $42 and a cell phone.

Baltimore County

Garrison Precinct

Kidnaping/robbery: A 19-year-old man was walking along Tiverton Road about 2:30 a.m. Saturday when two men forced him into a car and drove him to Milford Mill and Scotts Level roads, where they robbed him of $33.

Cockeysville Precinct

Burglary/vandalism: Someone broke into a building at Timonium Fairgrounds between 11 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday and destroyed several golf carts and parts of the building, causing more than $11,000 damage. A golf cart battery charger valued at $600 was stolen.-

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