Police Blotter


March 24, 2004|By RICHARD IRWIN

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

Baltimore City

Central District

Arrests: Officers Jack Atkins and Hadyn Gross arrested four teen-age males Monday and charged them as juveniles with robbing three people in Bolton Hill at knifepoint that day. The robberies occurred in the 300 block of Dolphin St., the 1200 block of Bolton St. and the 100 block of W. Lanvale St.

Northwestern District

Robbery: After crashing a car into the cashier's booth of a Crown gas station in the 2600 block of Gwynns Falls Parkway on Monday morning, a man stepped from the vehicle, entered the booth and drove away moments later with money from the cash register and a large quantity of cigarettes.

Western District

Arrest: Dante Williams of the 1600 block of Ruxton Ave. was arrested yesterday in the 5200 block of York Road by members of the Warrant Apprehension Task Force on a charge of attempted murder. Williams, 21, is charged in a warrant with shooting Charles Barnes, 17, on Friday night in the 1600 block of Moreland Ave.

Southeastern District

Arrest: Ernest Minor, 25, was arrested Saturday at his probation supervisor's office by members of the Warrant Apprehension Task Force on a charge of attempted murder. Minor, of the 1400 block of N. Bradford St., was charged in a warrant in the shooting March 13 of Rickie Gordon, 25, in the 2300 block of Jefferson St.

Eastern District

Theft: A tire and rim were stolen Monday from a 2002 Cadillac hearse owned by the March Funeral Home in the 900 block of E. North Ave. while it was parked in the 1700 block of Broadway.

Southwestern District

Stolen vehicle: A man was inside a gas station in the 1800 block of Bloomingdale Road about 3 p.m. Monday when his car - a 1998 Ford Escort with tags LDL 854 - was stolen. The driver was given a ticket for leaving a vehicle unattended with the engine running - an offense carrying a $70 fine.

Southern District

Theft: Police were seeking a woman who left Rite Aid in the 900 block of E. Fort Ave. on Monday without paying for three cameras and three boxes of anti-smoking medication.

Baltimore County

North Point Precinct

Robbery: A man, 23, was walking in the first block of Rayme Road in Turners Station about 8:20 p.m. Monday on his way to buy a $500 money order to pay his rent when three males, two with handguns, robbed him of the money.

Parkville Precinct

Burglary: Two mountain bicycles worth a total of $3,600 were stolen Monday from the basement of a house in the 7900 block of Tilmont Ave.

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