Police Blotter


January 23, 2004|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Western District

Arrest: A man jailed at Central Booking and Intake Center in a drug case was served with a warrant yesterday charging him with first-degree murder in the Dec. 26 shooting of Deaundre Tyson, 21, in the 2500 block of Francis St. Tyson, of the 2200 block of N. Dukeland St., and the 26-year-old suspect, whom police declined to identify, were arguing over money when Tyson was shot in the chest, said Detective Michael Baier.

Northern District

Arrest: Nyeshia Mackie, 22, was arrested yesterday at her home in the 2500 block of Eutaw Place by members of the Warrant Apprehension Task Force on a charge of attempted murder in a stabbing more than two years ago. She is accused of stabbing Quianna Nelson, 21, during an altercation Dec. 31, 2001, in the 3700 block of Greenmount Ave., said Detective Aaron Harris.

Southwestern District

Assault: Waiting in a car while her 11-year-old son was relieving himself near trees in the 4100 block of Frederick Ave. about 9:20 p.m. Wednesday, a woman was approached by a gunman who demanded to know what she was doing in the area. Before the woman could respond, the man fired several shots that struck the car. When the gunman fled, she retrieved her son and called police.

Southeastern District

Officer assaulted/arrest: Officer John Kowalczyk stopped the driver of a 1989 Volkswagen Jetta at Eden and Gough streets for a broken brake light about 3 a.m. Wednesday, but the driver sped off. In the 3100 block of E. Fairmount Ave, the car crashed into a police cruiser driven by Lt. David Reitz. The driver fled on foot, but was found hiding in a nearby yard. Arrested on charges including assaulting a police officer and eluding police was Renard Simms, 42, of the 500 block of S. Quail St. Reitz was uninjured.

Baltimore County

White Marsh Precinct

Purse snatch: A woman, 23, was crossing the White Marsh Mall parking lot about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday when a man stole her purse containing cash and property all valued at more than $500.

North Point Precinct

Burglary: Jewelry, cash and credit cards, all valued at $2,235, were stolen from a house in the 7200 block of Dunwood Court between Monday and Wednesday.

Franklin Precinct

Burglary: Two snowplows valued at $8,000 were stolen Wednesday from the storage shed at an apartment complex in the 10000 block of Cascade Falls Court.

Burglary: A laptop computer was stolen Wednesday from a house in the first block of Montgomery Road.

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