Police Blotter


May 19, 2004|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Eastern District

Robbery/arrest: A 17-year-old was arrested late Monday, moments after the gunpoint holdup of a Pizza Boli's deliveryman in the 2000 block of E. Hoffman St. Lt. James Kelly said the victim was robbed of money, a cell phone and three pizzas by two males, one with a handgun. Officers Chris Florio and David Rafferty spotted a youth running down the street while carrying three pizzas and arrested him. Charged with armed robbery and theft and held at Central Booking and Intake Center was Alphonso Beasley of the 2000 block of E. Hoffman St. The second youth was being sought.

Southeastern District

Abduction/rape: Police were seeking a man who forced a woman into his dark sport utility vehicle on North Milton Avenue about 11:30 p.m. Sunday, drove her to the 3200 block of Boston St. and raped her. She was treated at Mercy Medical Center.

Robbery: A gunman with his hair in dreadlocks and with two gold teeth robbed Eastern Food Market in the 3100 block of Eastern Ave. of more than $200 about 9:20 p.m. Monday.

Robbery/arrests: The 41-year-old manager was outside Mo's Crab & Pasta Factory in the 500 block of Albemarle St. and closing the front door about 2 a.m. Monday when he was attacked by several men and robbed of an undisclosed sum of money and his watch. They fled in two vehicles that were spotted by police in the 2200 block of Boston St. Six men in their 20s, including a set of twins, were arrested and charged with robbery, theft and assault.

Southern District

Theft/arrest: A man was arrested Monday when he tried to leave the CVS Pharmacy in the 1000 block of S. Charles St. without paying for 22 bottles of hair-care products and 64 packs of razor blades - all worth $749. Charged with theft was Timothy Howard, 32, of the 1700 block of S. Hanover St.

Burglary: Jewelry, watches, five DVDs and tools - all valued at $470 - were stolen from a house in the 3900 block of Fairhaven Ave. between Friday and Sunday. The burglary was reported Monday.

Baltimore County

White Marsh Precinct

Rape: Police were seeking two men who forced a woman, 20, behind a trash container in an industrial area near the 6900 block of Quad Ave. about 3 a.m. Sunday and raped her.

Essex Precinct

Robbery: The owner was opening El Sol grocery store in the 400 block of Eastern Blvd. about 9 a.m. Monday when two unarmed men struck him in the face and forced him inside. While one man dragged the victim, 36, to the rear of the store, the other removed an undisclosed sum of money from a cash register.

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