Police Blotter

December 27, 2004

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

Baltimore City

Southern District

Burglary: Saturday night, a burglar broke into Cristoforo's Castle, a bar and restaurant in the 3700 block of Potee St., through the roof. The intruder fled when an alarm sounded, and no property was reported missing. Last week, someone entered the building the same way and stole cash and liquor.

Western District

Shooting: A 19-year-old man was reported in fair condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center after being shot three times about 10 p.m. Saturday by an unknown man in the 1300 block of W. Lanvale St.

Northern District

Shooting: Larry Wilson, 34, was in a liquor store in the 2700 block of Greenmount Ave. about 7 p.m. Saturday when a gunman approached. Wilson fled the store and was running north when the gunman fired several shots, hitting him in the left shoulder and both buttocks, said Detective Sean McKnight. Wilson fell to the pavement, where he was found by police and taken by ambulance to Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was in good condition. Anyone with information is asked to call McKnight at 410-367-3105.

Carjacking: Police were seeking two men who stole a rented 2000 Toyota Corolla with tags JGM 246 about 2 a.m. Friday after the 21-year-old woman driving the car stopped in the 2100 block of Cylburn Ave.

Theft: Someone stole a 9 mm Glock Model 26 handgun with serial number CCW669, valued at $640, from a house in the 2700 block of Sulgrave Ave. on Dec. 9. The theft was reported Saturday.

Northeastern District

Robbery: A woman, 44, was walking in the 4400 block of Moravia Road about 11:30 p.m. Friday when a gunman robbed her of Christmas gifts and a purse containing cash and a cell phone - all valued at $1,300.

Baltimore County

Franklin Precinct

Robbery: A 44-year-old man was walking along Patterson Avenue near Dalton Drive about 11:30 p.m. Friday when a black Mercedes-Benz stopped and a passenger armed with a handgun got out and robbed him of his leather jacket.

White Marsh Precinct

Robbery: A 39-year-old homeless man was walking through a park in the 8000 block of Fontana Lane in Fontana Village about 11 p.m. Friday when two men forced him into a woods, struck him with their fists and robbed him of his wallet, a small sum of money and nearly all his clothing. The victim called police from a nearby Wawa store, behind which he lives in a tent. He was treated at Franklin Square Hospital Center for cuts.

North Point Precinct

Burglary: A purse with cash and personal property was stolen yesterday from a house in the 3400 block of Sollers Point Road.- Richard Irwin

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