Police Blotter


October 23, 2003|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Southeastern District

Shootings: A man, woman and girl were walking in the 3700 block of E. Pratt St. about 5 p.m. yesterday when a man stepped from a Chevrolet Blazer and fired a shotgun, striking all three in the legs with pellets. The victims were treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital for minor wounds. The gunman fled.

Southern District

Robbery: Police were seeking three men who robbed a Dunbar Armored guard of cash and checks about 10 a.m. yesterday as he was leaving a restaurant supply firm in the 3400 block of Annapolis Road. As the guard neared the door, he was attacked by two men, one of whom grabbed a bank bag while the other took the guard's gun and struck him. The robbers escaped in a van driven by a third man. The injured guard was treated at Harbor Hospital.

Western District

Arrest: Trayvon Rogers, 15, of the 3000 block of Virginia Ave. was arrested Tuesday in the 1100 block of Argyle Ave. on a warrant charging him as an adult with first-degree murder. He is accused in the stabbing Sept. 30 of Nekoro Brown, 16, of the 6800 block of Maple Leaf Court, Baltimore County, during an argument in the 3000 block of Rosalind Ave.

Central District

Officer assaulted/arrest: Officer Alesha Salyers was attempting to arrest a man in the 400 block of Water St. on Tuesday night for urinating in public when he pushed her aside and tried to flee. Salyers sprayed the man with a chemical irritant and arrested him. Charged with assaulting a police officer and public urination was Gorman E. Keefer, 47, who gave as his address as a homeless shelter.

Baltimore County

Cockeysville Precinct

Arrests: Police stopped a car early Tuesday at Interstate 83 and Mount Carmel Road and arrested a man and teen-age boy on charges of damaging two vending machines and a pay telephone outside Pretty Boy Market in the 2000 block of Middletown Road. Charged with destruction of property and attempted theft was Anthony Cocco, 20, of the 18600 block of Middletown Road. The youth, 16, was charged as a juvenile.

Towson Precinct

Robbery: An unlicensed cabdriver took a 19-year-old woman to the 7800 block of York Road late Tuesday afternoon, then pulled out a knife and robbed her of $28 before driving away.

White Marsh Precinct

Robbery: Two armed men entered a 7-Eleven store in the 9600 block of Philadelphia Road about 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, removed money from a register, took cigars and cigarettes and robbed a customer of his wallet.

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