Police Blotter


August 10, 2004|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Northeastern District

Victim named: Police released yesterday the name of the man fatally shot during an attempted robbery Friday. A police spokesman said Robert Russell, 21, of the 1600 block of Ingram Road and another man were standing in the 2500 block of Garrett Ave. about 1:30 a.m. when a gunman demanded their money. When Russell and his friend turned to flee, Russell was shot several times and the other man was shot once in the back. Both were taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where Russell died 30 minutes later.

Southern District

Theft/arrest: Sgt. Stanley Nolan and Officer Thomas Ryan were in an unmarked patrol car and driving in the 3700 block of Potee St. about 7:30 p.m. Sunday when they saw a man break into a 1995 Volkswagen, steal a purse and join a second man. Arrested by the officers and charged with theft were Daniel Bowman, 21, of the 100 block of Jeffrey St. and Ronald R. Schmeir Jr., 37, of the 700 block of Old Riverside Drive.

Southeastern District

Arrest: Jermaine Johnson of the 4500 block of Hampnett Ave. was arrested late Saturday at his home on a warrant charging him with first-degree murder. Johnson, 23, is charged with shooting Brian Roberts, 22, of the 3200 block of Cliftmont Ave. in the first block of N. Highland Ave. on July 12.

Baltimore County

Woodlawn Precinct

Burglary/arrests: After police stopped a vehicle in the 1000 block of Collwood Road early Sunday that had been reported stolen in Anne Arundel County, they noticed two chainsaws and a weed whacker in the vehicle that were taken during a burglary a short time earlier at Lorraine Park Cemetery. Arrested and charged with auto theft and burglary were Joseph Coates, 50, of the 1000 block of Collwood Road; David Hart, 41, of the 1900 block of Frederick Road; James Bryant, 25, of the 600 block of Opel Road in Glen Burnie; and Mildred Jarvis, 50, of the 1100 block of Daniels Ave.

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