Police Blotter


October 28, 2004|By RICHARD IRWIN

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

Baltimore City

Southeastern District

Arrest: Kevin Watkins of the 3600 block of E. Fayette St. was arrested on Leverton Avenue by district officers on a warrant charging him with attempted murder. Watkins, 18, is charged with shooting Betty Mason, 29, in the left hand at her Leverton Avenue home on July 3. Police said Mason and friends were setting off fireworks when Watkins allegedly complained they were drawing police attention and making it hard for him to sell drugs.

Central District

Theft/arrest: Oscar Sanders, 40, of the 1200 block of N. Augusta Ave. was arrested Tuesday and charged with stealing tools and a flashlight from a 1999 Ford F-150 pickup truck parked in the 1000 block of Hunter St. The property was recovered.

Eastern District

Shooting: Police were seeking a young male who shot a 7-month-old boy in the right arm with a pellet gun about 6 p.m. Monday as the mother carried him in the 2500 block of E. Oliver St. The baby was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Southern District

Burglary/arrests: Police responding to a break-in at a vacant house in the 2500 block of Horton Ave. early Monday found and arrested five boys, ages 15 to 17. They were charged with burglary, destruction of property and underage drinking.

Southwestern District

Robbery: A 25-year-old woman was removing her 18-month-old daughter from her car in the 1000 block of Arion Park Road about 6:40 p.m. Monday when a man stood up from steps of a nearby house, placed a gun to the woman's chest and stole her purse containing more than $200 in property and cash.

Northern District

Theft: Clothing, a book bag and a boom-box radio -- all valued at $150 --were stolen Monday from a vehicle parked in the 2800 block of N. Calvert St.

Baltimore County

White Marsh Precinct

Robbery/arrest: A 16-year-old Rosedale boy has been charged as an adult with Sunday's attempted robbery of a Family Dollar store in the 8400 block of Philadelphia Road, and the knifepoint robbery of a Prima Pizza deliveryman. The youth, Nevele Adams, was arrested that night at his home in the 8400 block of Avery Road. On Monday, authorities decided to charge Adams as an adult.

North Point Precinct

Arrest: Officer Robert Harpster was on patrol about 1 p.m. Tuesday when he received information that a boy had crack cocaine at Cornwall Road and Dunmanway. After observing and questioning the boy, Harpster seized eight plastic bags containing crack cocaine. The 17-year-old was remanded to the Charles H. Hickey Jr. School.

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