Police Blotter

August 02, 2004|By RICHARD IRWIN

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

Baltimore City

Southeastern District

Shooting: A man was standing in the 400 block of N. Streeper St. about 7:35 yesterday evening when he was shot by a passenger in a passing vehicle. The victim was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital; his condition was not available.

Eastern District

Shooting: About 1 a.m. yesterday, a man walked into the emergency department of Johns Hopkins Hospital bleeding from a gunshot wound to his hand. The man -- described as uncooperative with police -- gave conflicting accounts of who shot him and wasn't sure whether he was shot in the city or in Baltimore County.

Central District

Shooting: An unidentified man was shot in the ankle shortly before 5 p.m. yesterday as he walked in the 2200 block of Madison Ave. He was being treated at an area hospital. No arrest had been made.

Southern District

Robbery try: Police were seeking a man who attempted to rob a Family Dollar store in the 1900 block of W. Pratt St. about 11:30 a.m. Saturday. As he stood in line, the man demanded money from a cashier while implying that he was armed with a handgun. When another customer approached the line, the man walked out of the store without getting any money.

Western District

Arson/injury: Police were seeking the person who set fire to clothing in the living room and a second-floor bedroom of a house in the 2800 block of Harlem Ave. about 11 a.m. Friday. A 42-year-old male occupant was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation.

Assault: A 53-year-old man was standing outside a club in the 1500 block of N. Carey St. about 11 a.m. Friday when someone grabbed him from behind and cut his neck with a sharp object. The victim was treated at University of Maryland Medical Center.

Baltimore County

Woodlawn Precinct

Robbery: Two men forced their way into a house in the first block of Queentree Court about 12:15 a.m. Saturday and robbed a male occupant of $150 after assaulting him.

Essex Precinct

Burglaries: Three vehicles were broken into early yesterday while they were parked in driveways in the first block of Olivia Court. Taken from a 2000 Dodge Dakota were several CDs and a set of keys. Nothing appeared missing from the other vehicles.

Burglary/stolen vehicle: After breaking into a house in the 200 block of Stevens Road Saturday and stealing keys, a thief rode off in the occupant's black 2000 Ford Focus with tags LAN 732.

Towson Precinct

Burglary: A video game machine and 50 games were stolen Saturday from a house in the 1700 block of Glen Keith Blvd.

Franklin Precinct

Robbery: Two teenage boys told police they were walking in the first block of Main Brook Court about 10 p.m. Saturday when two older males, one with a knife and the other with a gun, robbed them of $13 and a cellular phone.

North Point Precinct

Arrest: A 56-year-old Dundalk man was arrested Saturday when he tried to leave Sears at Eastpoint Mall without paying for four electric toothbrushes. They were valued at $439.

Drug arrest: A male juvenile was arrested about 6 p.m. Saturday after a traffic stop at Trading Place and Dunmanway and charged with possession of marijuana. The youth was released to his parents.

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