Police Blotter


August 12, 2004|By RICHARD IRWIN

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

Baltimore City

Northeastern District

Shooting: A 16-year-old male was shot in the left leg during an incident in the 3100 block of Cliftmont Ave. about 6 p.m. yesterday and was treated at an area hospital. Details were not available.

Northwestern District

Theft: An air compressor, two saws, two nail guns and a drill, together valued at $910, were stolen Friday from a garage in the 3400 block of Forest Park Ave. The theft was reported Tuesday.

Central District

Robbery: A man who implied he was armed with a handgun robbed the Magnet Bar in the 1900 block of N. Charles St. about 11 p.m. Tuesday. An undisclosed sum was taken.

Southwestern District

Robbery: A man armed with a syringe attempted to rob Rosie's Bar in the 400 block of S. Bentalou St. about 11:15 a.m. Tuesday but fled empty-handed when the barmaid struck him over the head with a bottle of window cleaner.

Church burglary: Musical instruments, sound equipment and a microwave oven, together valued at $1,250, were stolen over the weekend from the Rock and Revelation Church in the 2100 block of Hollins Ferry Road.

Baltimore County

Wilkens District

Burglary/arrests: Two Ellicott City residents were arrested early Tuesday and charged with breaking into Rollingwood Swim Club on Helmsby Road and tossing chairs, tables and potted plants into the pool. Officer Terry Benson entered the club about 4 a.m. in response to a 911 call and arrested Lindsey Ford, 18, of the 10000 block of Rope Marker Drive and a 17-year-old male. Ford was being held at the Detention Center on $3,500 bail. The male was released into the custody of his parents.

Cockeysville Precinct

Burglary: Chain saws, an air compressor and lawn mowers -- together worth nearly $2,000 -- were stolen from a garage in the 3200 block of Hess Road between Aug. 1 and Monday.

Towson Precinct

Theft: The county police fraud unit is investigating the unlawful electronic transfer of $1,720 from the account of a resident of the 100 block of Dumbarton Road to an account at a different bank between June 22 and Aug. 2. The theft was reported Tuesday when the victim reviewed his account statement.

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