Police Blotter


September 30, 2004|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Central District

Arrest: Donald Bennett, who was being held at Central Booking and Intake Center on an unrelated charge of attempted murder, was formally arrested there Tuesday by the Warrant Apprehension Task Force on a charge of first-degree murder. Bennett, 22, of the 3700 block of Ellerslie Ave., is charged with shooting Ronald Holmes, 26, whose body was found Aug. 10 behind John Eager Howard Elementary School in the 2000 block of Linden Ave. Bennett is being held without bail.

Burglary: Someone broke into Michaelangelo's Pizza in the 200 block of W. Read St. early Tuesday and stole $100.

Northwestern District

Shooting: Mark McDaniels, 35, was arguing with a man at a bus stop in the 3500 block of Reisterstown Road about 9:30 a.m. yesterday when the other man shot him in the right buttock. McDaniels ran to the nearby home of a relative, who called police. McDaniels was treated at Sinai Hospital.

Burglary: Computers and stereo equipment - all valued at $26,000 - were stolen Monday from Rent--A-Center in the 6800 block of Reisterstown Road.

Baltimore County

Cockeysville Precinct

Bank robbery: A man robbed Provident Bank in the 10700 block of Falls Road of an undisclosed sum about 11 a.m. Tuesday after giving a teller a holdup note. The man was running across the parking lot when a dye pack hidden in the money exploded. The man escaped, but $250 was recovered.

Towson Precinct

Burglary/arrest: Jeffrey Lindelof, 46, who has no fixed address, was arrested Tuesday in the laundry room of an apartment building in the 800 block of Mockingbird Lane and charged with burglary and attempted theft of coins from laundry machines. He also was charged in theft attempts at laundry rooms of two apartment buildings on nearby Acorn Circle.

Franklin Precinct

Robbery: Two men, one of whom may have been armed with a handgun, robbed Royal Farms in the 2300 block of Smith Ave. of $120 and cigarettes about 10 p.m. Monday.

Wilkens Precinct

Robbery: About 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, a man who showed no weapon robbed Royal Farms in the 4300 block of Washington Blvd. of $100 and two cartons of cigarettes.

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