Police Blotter

Police Blotter

November 04, 2003|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Eastern District

Knife attack: Police were seeking a teen-age male who attacked three other boys with a knife at a bus stop in the 700 block of E. North Ave. about 8 a.m. yesterday, stabbing two of them and cutting the third. Two boys, one 15 and the other 16, were treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital for wounds to the chest and side. The third youth, 15, was cut on the hand and fled the scene. A motive was unknown, police said.

Burglary/arrest: Officer Mark Greeff was investigating a burglary at Len's Sandwich Shop in the 1500 block of N. Washington St. about 4 a.m. Sunday when he noticed a man inside a vacant dwelling next door. Near the man was an ax and food. Charged with breaking into the business through an adjoining wall with the ax and stealing $100 and food was William Watson, 39, of no fixed address. Police said Watson also is suspected in several recent commercial burglaries that included churches in the area, and was being held at Central Booking and Intake Center.

Northeastern District

Shooting: A 19-year-old man was in critical condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital after a gunman wearing a red cap shot him three times in the upper body in the 5100 block of Belair Road about 5 p.m. yesterday.

Victim named: Police made public yesterday the name of a man found fatally shot Oct. 28 in his home in the 2700 block of Halcyon Ave. The body of William Roberson, 36, was found in a room about 5:30 p.m. by officers investigating a report of a possible burglary. No arrest has been made.

Southwestern District

Shooting: An 18-year-old man was shot in the back about 1 a.m. Saturday as he walked in the 600 block of Brisbane Road. The victim told police that the gunman said, "You shot me and now I'm going to shoot you." He was treated at St. Agnes HealthCare.

Southeastern District

Shooting: A 21-year-old man was shot twice in the leg about noon Sunday by a man he ordered off his front porch in the 600 block of N. Curley St. He was treated at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

Burglary: A 1991 black and chrome Harley-Davidson custom motorcycle with tag 608D41 was stolen during the weekend from the rear of a house in the 400 block of Cornwall St.

Southern District

Robbery: A woman, 30, was stepping from her car in the 600 block of Washington Blvd. about 6:30 p.m. Sunday when a man with a knife robbed her of a cellular phone and cash.

Baltimore County

Essex Precinct

Burglary/arrest: A man, 36, was arrested Sunday after he allegedly forced his way into the home of his girlfriend in the 500 block of Dorsey Ave. and assaulted her 43-year-old mother. Charged with burglary, assault and destruction of property was Harry Herold of the 100 block of Henderson Road.

North Point Precinct

Burglary: More than a dozen collectible miniature cars - all valued at $1,330 - were stolen from a garage in the 200 block of Baltimore Ave. between Friday and Sunday.

Cockeysville Precinct

Armed robbery: About 1 a.m. Sunday, a gunman entered Pizza Hut in the 9900 block of York Road, took the manager into a rear office and ordered him to remove money from a safe. The gunman forced the manager and at least one other employee into a freezer before fleeing with an undisclosed sum.

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