Police Blotter

July 26, 2004|By RICHARD IRWIN

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

Baltimore City

Southwestern District

Shooting: Two men were arguing in the 3600 block of Eversley St. about 10:15 p.m. Saturday when one of them pulled out a handgun and shot the other in the right arm. The victim, 21, was reported in good condition at University of Maryland Medical Center. Shortly after the shooting, police arrested a suspect and have detained him pending charges.

Southern District

Stabbing: A security guard was patrolling property in the 4000 block of Fort Armistead Road about 12:35 a.m. yesterday when he stopped a male trespasser who had climbed over a fence. While the guard was escorting the trespasser from the property, the man pulled a knife and stabbed him in the side. The guard, who radioed for help, was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center for treatment of a wound that was not life-threatening. A suspect, whose identity was not released, was arrested. Charges were pending.

Robbery: Three men robbed a male motorist in the 1500 block of Light St. about 2 a.m. Friday. The victim, 32, was seated in his 2000 Ford Focus and waiting for a traffic light to change when the trio -- one armed with a knife -- forced their way into the vehicle and robbed him of $300 and a cell phone. The robbers fled on foot.

Assault: George Stotler, 32, was arguing with a woman in the 3900 block of Pennington Ave. about noon Friday when her husband arrived and allegedly attempted to stab him with a steak knife. David F. Bates, 46, of the Pennington Avenue address, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and possession of a deadly weapon.

Theft from vehicle: Tools valued at $1,700 were stolen over the weekend from a 1994 Chevrolet van in the 400 block of Jeffrey St.

Baltimore County

Franklin Precinct

Robbery: An 18-year-old was about to withdraw money from an automated teller machine at a bank in the 5000 block of Painters Mill Road about 5 a.m. July 8 when a man stepped from a yellow Chevrolet Cavalier and robbed him of $23 and his ATM card at knifepoint. Later that day, the card was used to withdraw $480 from the bank account. Why the victim waited 16 days -- until Saturday -- to report the robbery was not known.

Woodlawn Precinct

Burglary: Awakened by a noise in his living room about 4 a.m. Saturday, a 44-year-old man went downstairs at his home in the 2500 block of Barnesley Place and saw a man fleeing out a door carrying a 27-inch television valued at $150.

Robbery: A 16-year-old boy was walking toward Security Square Mall in the 6900 block of Security Blvd. about 9 p.m. Saturday when he was assaulted by two other males who robbed him of $160 and a cell phone.

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