Police Blotter


July 21, 2004|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Eastern District

Shooting: A boy, 15, was riding a bicycle in the 700 block of Cokesbury Ave. about 7 p.m. Monday when a passenger in a passing car fired several shots, wounding the youth in both hands. The car sped away. The victim, whose name was not divulged, was treated at the Curtis National Hand Center at Union Memorial Hospital. Police knew of no motive for the shooting .

Stabbing: A 24-year-old man was attacked Monday night by several other men while walking in the 1600 block of Durham St. The victim was stabbed in the neck with a sharp weapon. No money or property was taken from the victim, who was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Southeastern District

Shooting: Several men and women were in a house in the 200 block of Dallas Court about midnight Monday when one of the men pistol-whipped a 37-year-old man and shot him in the right shoulder and leg. The victim fled to Gough and Caroline streets, where police found him and summoned an ambulance. The victim was reported in good condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital. No arrest had been made.

Northeastern District

Theft from vehicle: Someone broke into a 1986 Volvo stored at the city yard in the 6700 block of Pulaski Highway Monday and stole two gold rings and a wedding ring. They were valued at $1,450.

Southern District

Burglary: Three 42-inch televisions - valued at a total of $13,500 - were removed from the walls of the dining room at Mad River Bar & Grill in the 1100 block of S. Charles St. early Monday by someone who entered through a front door. Footprints indicated that the thief or thieves stood on a table to remove the sets from their mountings.

Central District

Burglary: Computer equipment and a telephone - valued at a total of $800 - were stolen between July 15 and Monday from an office at Universal Payment Processing in the first block of E. Chase St.

Theft: A laptop computer valued at $1,500 was stolen Monday from a 1999 Jeep Cherokee parked in the 800 block of N. Howard St.

Theft: A cordless drill and several drill bits were stolen from a construction site in the 1200 block of Eutaw Place between Friday and Monday. They were valued at $300.

Baltimore County

Wilkens Precinct

Armed robbery: A 49-year resident of the 1000 block of Raynor Ave. told police he was standing in his shed about 6 p.m. July 14 when two men, one with a handgun, robbed him of $200. Before fleeing, one robber warned the victim not to call police. He waited until Monday to report the robbery, police said.

Essex Precinct

Vandalism: At least 11 2004 cars parked at Al Packer Ford in the 9800 block of Pulaski Highway were damaged between Saturday and Monday with a sharp metal tool or a key used to scratch the hoods. Damage was estimated at $4,400.

Burglary: Electronics valued at $1,004 were stolen Monday from a Chevrolet van parked in the driveway of a house in the 13100 block of Sylvan Road.

Burglary: Several speakers, an amplifier, a DVD player and video games - valued at a total of $730 - were stolen Monday from a house in the 300 block of Southeastern Terrace.

Parkville Precinct

Burglary: A bicycle valued at $250 was stolen Monday from the yard of a house in the 3000 block of Acton Road.

North Point Precinct

Burglary: Someone broke into a house in the 7500 block of Holabird Ave. Monday and stole $500 in rent money.

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