Police Blotter


September 24, 2004|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Northwestern District

Arrest: Trent Thomas of the 4500 block of Belvieu Ave. was arrested Wednesday morning at a house in Owings Mills by members of the Warrant Apprehension Task Force on a charge of first-degree murder. Thomas, 18, is charged with shooting Washington Israel Trice, 28, of the 4900 block of Lanier Ave. on Aug. 27 in the 4700 block of Liberty Heights Ave. Thomas was held without bail at Central Booking and Intake Center.

Northeastern District

Shooting: Elston Howard, 24, was shooting dice with another man in the 1900 block of E. 30th St. about 10:15 p.m. Wednesday when a gunman wearing a scarf over part of his face approached. During a struggle with the gunman, Howard was shot in the left arm. He was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Burglary: A generator and lawn-care equipment -- all valued at $3,500 -- were stolen Tuesday from a shed in the 1300 block of Ramblewood Road.

Central District

Assault: Nicholas Lee, 37, was standing in the 700 block of Eastern Ave. about 9 p.m. Wednesday when a man he said he knew stabbed him in the left arm for no apparent reason. Lee was treated at the scene.

Burglary: A videocassette recorder, DVD player and laptop computer were stolen Wednesday from an apartment in the 300 block of Cathedral St.

Northern District

Theft: A radar detector and a global positioning satellite sensor were stolen Wednesday from a 2003 Honda Accord parked in the 2800 block of Lovegrove St. They were valued at $415.

Southeastern District

Theft: A stereo cassette player valued at $100 was stolen Wednesday from a 1990 Mazda Protege parked in the 100 block of N. Caroline St.

Southern District

Stolen vehicle: A red 2004 Ford F-250 pickup truck with tags 71N 437 was stolen Wednesday in the 1200 block of Key Highway.

Baltimore County

Franklin Precinct

School arson: Authorities are investigating three small fires set during school hours Tuesday and Wednesday at New Town High School. Tuesday afternoon, a trash fire was set in a first-floor bathroom. About 9:25 a.m. Wednesday, the contents of a trash can in a second-floor bathroom were set ablaze. Three hours later, a trash can near the cafeteria was burned.

Towson Precinct

Robbery: A 20-year-old man was riding his bike on Maryland Avenue near Burke Avenue about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday when two males knocked him to the ground and robbed him of $12.

Essex Precinct

Robbery: Six boys accosted a 41-year-old Middle River man as he walked near Compass and East Hickam roads about 6 p.m. Wednesday and robbed him of 75 cents.

Woodlawn Precinct

Robbery: Two men, one with a handgun, robbed a 7-Eleven in the 6700 block of Windsor Mill Road of an undisclosed sum about 9:40 p.m. Wednesday.

Wilkens Precinct

Burglary: Video games and video game accessories -- all valued at $750 -- were stolen Wednesday from a house in the 6000 block of Ivy League Drive.

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