Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

July 07, 2004|By RICHARD IRWIN

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

Baltimore City

Northern District

Shooting: An unidentified man was shot in an arm, leg and the hip in the 2700 block of Greenmount Ave. about 8:10 p.m. yesterday by an unknown gunman. He was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Central District

Shootings: Police were seeking the occupants of a white Buick with unknown tags in the shooting of four males about 3 a.m. Monday as the victims walked along Franklin Street near Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. None of the injuries was considered life-threatening. The victims - ages 14, 17, 20 and 22 - were walking home after the July 4th fireworks at the Inner Harbor when someone in the passing car fired shots that struck them. One was treated at Union Memorial Hospital, while the others were treated at Shock Trauma. Police said the shootings may have resulted from an earlier argument.

Robbery: A man picked up snacks valued at $2 at the 7-Eleven in the 1100 block of N. Calvert St. on Sunday night and was about to leave without paying when he was stopped by a clerk. He sprayed the clerk in the face with a chemical irritant and fled.

Robbery: A 19-year-old man stepped from his car stopped in heavy traffic in the 300 block of N. Calvert St. about 2 a.m. Monday and was talking to a woman when at least two other men got out of another car. After a heating exchange, they knocked the first man to the ground, robbed him of his cell phone and $40, and rode away.

Baltimore County

Woodlawn Precinct

Robbery: A woman, 72, was walking in the 1400 block of Claridge Road about 3 p.m. Monday when a robber in his late teens or early 20s knocked her to the ground and stole her purse containing a checkbook, Social Security card and keys. The victim refused treatment for a minor eye injury.

Essex Precinct

Robbery: A man, 60, was walking in the 9600 block of Bird River Road about 2 a.m. Monday when two men knocked him to the ground and robbed him of his wallet containing $400.

Towson Precinct

Burglary: A laptop computer was stolen over the weekend from a house in the 500 block of Chestnut Ave. by an intruder who entered through an open door.

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