Police Blotter


August 23, 2004|By RICHARD IRWIN

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

Baltimore City

Northwestern District

Burglary/arrest: A man arrested early Thursday in an attempted break-in at a storage company has also been charged with 12 other break-ins that occurred over the past two weeks. Officer Adam Friedman was in the 5800 block of Reisterstown Road when he spotted a man trying to break into EZ Self Storage. Arrested and charged in the storage company burglary and a dozen others was Sylvester Johnson, 26, of the 3300 block of W. Rogers Ave.

Southeastern District

Shooting: A man was walking near Patterson Park about 9:35 p.m. Saturday when he was stopped by a man who placed a handgun to his head. The victim fled and was running in the 2100 block of Boyer St. when the gunman shot him in the groin. The victim was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Southwestern District

Burglary: A video camera valued at $400 was stolen over the weekend from a football coach's locker at Cardinal Gibbons High School in the 3200 block of Wilkens Ave.

Southern District

Burglary: Someone entered a house in the 100 block of Scott St. over the weekend after breaking a window with a brick and stole nearly $1,500 worth of power tools and paint.

Baltimore County

Parkville Precinct

Carjacking/arrest: A woman, 79, was standing outside a convenience store in the 6800 block of Sunshine Ave. about 6 p.m. Friday when a man stole the keys to her car and sped away in the vehicle. A short time later, the car was spotted on a Parkville street, and the driver was arrested. Charged with carjacking, assault and robbery was Damon James Denson, 42, of the first block of Soft Winter Court in Owings Mills.

Bank robbery: A man robbed M&T Bank in the 7900 block of Harford Road of an undisclosed sum of money about 12:15 p.m. Saturday after giving a teller a holdup note.

Franklin Precinct

Robbery/arrests: Two men were arrested early Saturday and charged in the armed robbery of a pizza deliveryman late Friday. A third man was being sought. The victim, 53, was in the 100 block of Willowbend Drive when three men robbed him of his Toyota Echo after one of them struck him with a baseball bat. But the car was quickly abandoned after it struck a nearby trash container, and police arrested two men a short time later. Arrested were Kenneth S. Jackson, 22, of the 5800 block of Park Heights Ave., who was being held without bail; and Ryan A. Mickens, 20, of the 8300 block of Maryview Drive, for whom bail was set at $100,000.

Burglary: Video games and a laptop computer were stolen over the weekend from a house in the first block of Pendragon Court.

Woodlawn Precinct

Burglary: More than $300 in coins were stolen over the weekend from a house in the 6400 block of Craigmont Road by someone who entered after breaking a window.

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