Police Blotter


March 09, 2004|By RICHARD IRWIN

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

Baltimore City

Central District

Burglary: Entering the bedroom of her second-floor apartment in the 1500 block of Bolton St., a woman saw an unknown male intruder and fled to call 911. The man - who had gained entry through a bedroom window from the fire escape - also fled, and no property was reported missing.

Robbery: A boy, 8, was riding his bicycle in the 2200 block of Etting St. about 9 p.m. Saturday when an older male shoved him to the ground and stole the bike, valued a $150. The victim sustained a minor leg injury.

Southwestern District

Arrest: Johnnie James, 23, of the 3000 block of Frederick Ave. was arrested Saturday in the 100 block of W. Lombard St. by members of the Warrant Apprehension Task Force on a charge of attempted murder. He is accused of shooting Jason Simon in the 200 block of S. Catherine St. on Feb. 18.

Theft: Police were seeking two boys, one named Charles and the other Parker, who allegedly stole a yellow Mongoose bicycle valued at $85 from the front of a house in the 4900 block of Parkton Court on Sunday afternoon.

Northwestern District

Robbery try: Police were seeking a man who tried to rob Kennedy Fried Chicken in the 3300 block of Garrison Blvd. about 1:30 p.m. Sunday. He climbed through a partially open service counter window and tried to steal a cash box but was thwarted by an employee who struggled with him.

Southern District

Theft from vehicle: Someone broke into a 1995 Geo Prism parked in the 1000 block of S. Charles St. on Sunday after breaking a window and stole a small sum of money from an ashtray.

Stolen vehicle: A gray 1990 Honda Accord with temporary tags was stolen after being left in front of a gas station in the 900 block of W. Patapsco Ave. on Sunday with its engine running.

Theft: Someone entered a Maryland Transit Administration office in the 1500 block of Washington Blvd. on Sunday afternoon and took a wallet containing $120 from an employee's briefcase.

Baltimore County

Essex Precinct

Arrest: A man charged in a warrant with failing to appear in court to register as a convicted sex offender was arrested Sunday afternoon after initially refusing to surrender and being bitten by a police dog. Scott A. Simms, 32, refused to leave a bedroom in his residence in the first block of Landmark Court, and after several warnings, Cpl. Joseph Yeater ordered his German shepherd named Dako to attack. The dog bit Simms, who surrendered without further incident. Simms was treated at Franklin Square Hospital Center.

Towson Precinct

Assault: A 19-year-old Howard County man was recovering yesterday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center from a lacerated liver after he and two male companions were attacked early Saturday by several others in the first block of W. Burke Ave. The incident followed a similar confrontation involving the groups outside a Towson restaurant. No arrests had been made.

Parkville Precinct

Burglary: Someone entered Coaster's Grill in the 8300 block of Harford Road on Sunday and stole $73.

White Marsh Precinct

Theft/arrest: A 35-year-old man was arrested Sunday when he tried to leave Wal-Mart in the 6400 block of Petrie Way without paying for a computer valued at $800.

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