Police Blotter


October 03, 2003|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Northern District

Robbery: Police are seeking a man suspected of robbing at gunpoint a Royal Farms store in the first block of E. 33rd St. on Sept. 17. Anyone with information can call the district at 410- 396-2455 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 410-276-8888. A reward of up to $2,000 is being offered.

Robbery/cutting: Rodney Jenkins, 23, was walking in the 2700 block of Greenmount Ave. about 6 a.m. Wednesday when a man armed with a box cutter robbed him of $5. Before fleeing, the man cut Jenkins on the right hand and left jaw. Jenkins was taken by ambulance to Union Memorial Hospital, where he was treated and released. No arrest had been made.

Northwestern District

Shooting: Police responding to a report of a man shot in the 2700 block of Keyworth Ave. about 12:10 a.m. yesterday found Derrin Laron Lofton, 27, lying in a first-floor hallway bleeding from gunshot wounds to the chest and leg. Lofton was taken to Sinai Hospital, where his condition was unavailable. No arrest had been made.

Baltimore County

Garrison Precinct

Bank robbery: An apparently unarmed man entered Wachovia Bank in the 1500 block of Reisterstown Road about 1:20 p.m. Wednesday, ordered everyone onto the floor, then went behind the counter and took an undisclosed sum of money.

Essex Precinct

Robbery: A gunman robbed a Radio Shack store in the 9900 block of Pulaski Highway of more than $100 about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Robbery: Police were seeking two men, one armed with a handgun, who robbed a Royal Farms store in the 12600 block of Eastern Ave. of an undisclosed sum of money about 1:20 a.m. Wednesday.

Towson Precinct

Robbery: A woman, 22, was walking in the 900 block of Walker Ave. about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday when a man pushed her from behind and stole her purse. The woman pursued the man before calling police. No arrest had been made.

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