Police Blotter


March 19, 2004|By RICHARD IRWIN

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

Baltimore City

Central District

Arrest: Andre Sherman of the 1400 block of N. Milton Ave. was arrested Wednesday in the 2200 block of Chelsea Terrace by members of the Warrant Apprehension Task Force on a warrant charging him with first-degree murder. Sherman, 43, is charged with shooting Raymond Joseph Brown Jr., 33, of the 1200 block of E. Biddle St. on Feb. 14, moments after Brown exited the McDonald's in the first block of W. North Ave., said Detective Gina Pugliano. Sherman is being held without bail at Central Booking and Intake Center.

Purse stolen: A girl, 15, was walking in the 500 block of Robert St. about 8 a.m. Wednesday when a man stole her purse containing $100, a cellular phone and keys.

Theft: A laptop computer and a digital camera -- all valued at $2,200 -- were stolen Wednesday from a 1996 Chevrolet pickup truck parked in the 400 block of W. Pratt St.

Burglary: A DVD player, laptop computer and palm pad -- all valued at $800 -- were stolen Wednesday from the bedroom of an apartment in the first block of W. Biddle St. by someone who entered through a door.

Northeastern District

Stabbing/arrest: Two men were arguing inside Asiatic Cuts, a beauty salon in Northwood Shopping Center in the 1500 block of Havenwood Road, about 8 p.m. Wednesday when one of the men was stabbed several times with an unknown weapon. Lufrey Jonas, 27, was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital by ambulance and reported yesterday in fair condition. Jason Madry, 26, an employee of the salon, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault yesterday after he surrendered himself to police.

Southern District

Burglary: Someone entered the property of Brooklyn Progressive Auto Paint Group in the 1600 block of Filbert St. between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning by climbing over a fence and removed tires valued at $4,254 from vehicles parked there.

Southeastern District

Theft: Over a period of seven months, six traffic light coordinating devices -- all valued at $2,400 -- were stolen from four intersections in Southeast Baltimore. Police said the aluminum equipment was probably stolen for its scrap value. Police said the thefts occurred between Sept. 8 and March 4 from the 300 block of N. Kresson St., 300 block of N. Haven St., 300 block of N. Conkling St. and the 2400 block of E. Fairmount Ave.

Robbery: A man, 70, was walking in the 3300 block of Gough St. about 4 p.m. Wednesday when a man armed with a knife robbed him of $25.

Baltimore County

Franklin Precinct

Robbery: A 77-year-old man was walking in the 3600 block of Forest Garden Ave. about 2:40 p.m. Wednesday when a man who implied he was armed with a handgun struck him in the face and robbed him of his wallet containing $100. The victim was not seriously injured.

Burglary: Police were seeking two men who broke into an apartment in the first block of Stonewain Court through a rear sliding glass door Wednesday and stole two computers, two sofas, a mattress and box spring, two end tables, a television and an artificial plant.

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