Police Blotter


October 26, 2004|By RICHARD IRWIN

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

Baltimore City

Eastern District

Arrests: Officers were in the 1900 block of Sherwood Ave. about 12:30 p.m. Sunday when they observed a man apparently selling drugs to a customer. When they approached, the suspect placed a hand into his waistband as though he were armed and entered a nearby house. Police followed him, found a loaded and cocked handgun in a bathroom toilet tank, and arrested Nathaniel Montgomery, 24, of the 2300 block of Bryant Ave. on charges of possession of a deadly weapon and possession with intent to distribute drugs. Another man found in the house, Maurice Martin, 22, of the 5800 block of Northwood Drive, was charged with possession with intent to distribute drugs and violation of probation. Police also seized $1,250 in cash and 50 gel capsules containing suspected heroin.

Southern District

Carjacking: The driver of a Burgundy 1992 Honda Accord was stopped in the 2200 block of Annapolis Road about 3 p.m. Sunday when a gunman forced him from the vehicle and drove off. The car had tags MHV 216.

Burglary: Jewelry valued at $20,000 was reported stolen Sunday from a house in the 1100 block of S. Hanover St.

Central District

Theft: A New York Jets jersey, a cell phone and three purses containing a total of more than $300 were stolen Sunday from the trunk of a 1993 Ford parked in the 1800 block of N. Charles St.

Northwestern District

Burglary: Computer equipment, jewelry, a camcorder and a projector - all worth $9,105 - were stolen over the weekend from an apartment in the 6000 block of Park Heights Ave.

Baltimore County

White Marsh Precinct

Robberies/arrest: A 16-year-old boy was arrested Sunday at his home in the 8400 block of Avery Road and held pending robbery charges as an adult or juvenile. About 5:30 p.m. Sunday, a teenager attempted to rob Family Dollar in the 8400 block of Philadelphia Road but fled when he failed to open a cash register. A short time later, a deliveryman for Prima Pizza arrived at the Avery Road home and was robbed of two pizzas and $87 by a boy who implied he was armed with a handgun and knife. Police investigating the pizza robbery linked the suspect to the earlier incident.

Parkville Precinct

Burglary: Two Eagle semiautomatic handguns valued at more than $500 each were taken Saturday night or early Sunday in a burglary at a home in the 2600 block of Meadowland Court.

Franklin Precinct

Robbery: A 60-year-old man was standing at a bus stop in the 8300 block of Liberty Road about 1:20 a.m. Sunday when three gunmen robbed him of a silver bracelet.

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