Police Blotter

Police Blotter

April 23, 2003|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Southwestern District

Arrest: Kenneth Battle, 22, whose address was not available, was arrested yesterday in the 1300 block of Poplar Grove St. on a warrant charging him with attempted murder in the April 12 shooting of Stanley Brunson, 26, in the 1300 block of Bloomingdale Road.

Eastern District

Shooting: Rodney Alfred Mathews, 20, was in serious condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital after being shot early Monday while seated in a parked car near his home in the 600 block of S. Linwood Ave.

Western District

Shooting: Michael Jackson, 23, whose address was not released, was in critical condition last night at Maryland Shock Trauma Center after being shot in the chest about 9 p.m. Monday in the 1600 block of Moreland Ave. by an unknown male assailant.

Baltimore County

Woodlawn Precinct

Robbery/arrests: Officers Jane Irwin and John Dacheux were in an unmarked car in the 500 block of Winters Lane about 2:15 p.m. Monday when they spotted two men acting suspiciously in an illegally parked car. Shortly after the car pulled away and the officers were following it, they heard a broadcast that its occupants were wanted for the armed robbery of an employee of Mattress Warehouse, near where the car was parked earlier. The officers stopped the car on Edmondson Avenue. Arrested and charged with armed robbery were Larry Gaither, 36, of the 700 block of Edgewood St. and Ronald Drake, 33, of the 700 block of Mount Holly St.

Essex Precinct

Robbery: Robin Zepp, a U.S. Postal Service carrier, was in the 1600 block of Dartford Road about noon Monday when a man snatched mail from his grasp and refused to return it. Arrested at the scene and charged with robbery was Keith Sewell, 20, of the 200 block of S. Spring Court in Baltimore.

Wilkens Precinct

Robbery: Two men, one with a sawed-off shotgun, robbed Royal Farms in the 500 block of Edmondson Ave. of cash and a cellular phone about 12:45 a.m. Monday. Early Sunday, two men, one armed with a handgun, had robbed the same store of an undisclosed sum of money. It was not known if the same men committed both robberies.

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