Police Blotter


August 17, 2004|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Northwestern District

Arrests: Two men were arrested while leaving a vacant apartment in the 5800 block of Reisterstown Road by two officers who had the building under surveillance. About 11:30 p.m. Friday, Travis Lamont Foulte, 21, of that block, and Christopher Minor, 20, of the 3200 block of Lyndale Ave. were leaving the building through a boarded-up window when they were arrested by Lt. Michael Tabor and Detective Thomas Jeffries. Each was charged with burglary, possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of a deadly weapon (a meat cleaver) and unlawful possession of a bulletproof vest. Two pit bulls were removed from two vacant apartments by animal control officers.

Northern District

Assault: Police were seeking a woman known as "Smiley" in the assault early Sunday of a 19-year-old woman in the 800 block of Exeter Hall Ave., during which the victim suffered head lacerations that required 19 stitches at Union Memorial Hospital.

Western District

Robbery/arrest: A woman, 37, was parked in the 1600 block of N. Fulton Ave. about 1:15 a.m. Sunday when a man who implied he was armed forced his way into the vehicle and stole her purse containing cash and property --all valued at $200. Near the robbery scene, police arrested David A. Little, 44, of the 2400 block of Woodbrook Ave. and charged him with armed robbery.

Southern District

Robbery: Police were seeking a gunman who robbed Luke's grocery store in the 300 block of S. Woodyear St. of an undisclosed sum of money and cigarettes about 11 a.m. Saturday.

Burglary: Several DVD players, 40 DVDs and a set of golf clubs -- all valued at $2,100 -- were stolen Sunday from a house in the 1600 block of Light St.

Baltimore County

Essex Precinct

Assault: About 1 a.m. Sunday, someone fired several shots into a house in the first block of Maurice Circle and a car parked outside. No injuries were reported. Police said the shots were fired in retaliation for an earlier stabbing on Sandalwood Road during an argument over an umbrella that involved the occupant of the house.

Robbery try/stabbing: A male, 15, was walking along Mansfield Road near Hartley Road about 10 p.m. Saturday when an older male armed with a knife left a purple four-door Saturn and demanded his money. During a struggle, the victim was stabbed in the abdomen and was treated at Franklin Square Hospital Center. No money was taken and no arrest was made.

White Marsh Precinct

Burglary: At least two males broke into a Taco Bell storage area outside the restaurant in the 8400 block of Cordon Way about 9:40 p.m. Sunday and stole four large beverage cups. They then entered the dining area, filled the cups with a soft drink and left without paying.

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