Police Blotter


February 01, 2005|By Anica Butler, Jonathan D. Rockoff, Lynn Anderson and Greg Garland

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

Baltimore City

Southeastern District

Armed robbery: A deliveryman for a Chinese carryout was robbed at gunpoint of a wallet with $150 in cash after taking an order to a house in the 2800 block of Elliott St. about 9:30 p.m. Saturday. The victim told police he was walking back to his car when a man in his early 20s wearing a hooded black jacket pulled a gun on him. The robber and an accomplice who had been a lookout fled on foot.

Eastern District

Drug arrests: On consecutive nights over the weekend, Officer Terry Bell spotted and arrested men he believed were selling drugs. Charged with drug offenses were Eric Holmes, 34, of the 900 block of E. Biddle St., who was arrested about 8 p.m. Saturday in the 1100 block of E. North Ave., as 20 gel caps of heroin were seized; and Edward Ragin, 49, of the 2600 block of W. Belvedere Ave., arrested about 6 p.m. Sunday on a carryout's lot in the 100 block of E. North Ave., with five marijuana cigarettes and $160 worth of crack cocaine reported seized.

Southwestern District

Aggravated assault: A woman was walking her dog in the 2400 block of Wilkens Ave. about 5:35 p.m. Saturday when someone fired a BB gun at her. A pellet hit her in the back of the head, but she was not injured.

Southern District

Theft from vehicle: Moving into a new residence, the owner of a 2001 Nissan Pathfinder left $1,900 worth of clothes, compact discs and sunglasses in the vehicle's unlocked trunk parked outside in the 1400 block of Riverside Ave. On Saturday afternoon, the items were stolen.

Baltimore County

North Point Precinct

Burglary: Responding to an alarm at the Soda Pop Shop in the 700 block of North Point Blvd. around 3 p.m. Sunday, police found a broken window and a trail of footprints in the snow. Officers followed the footprints and found two men with $660, five packs of Newport cigarettes and lottery tickets - all of which was stolen from the store, police said.

Towson Precinct

Burglary: An Xbox, six Xbox games and 30 DVDs were stolen from an apartment in the 1000 block of Pleasant Oaks Road in a burglary reported about 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

Parkville Precinct

Burglary: The residents of a home in the first block of Lovebird Court were awakened by their barking dog Saturday night, but went back to sleep. They awoke Sunday morning before 8 a.m., and found that someone had broken in through the basement door and a DVD player was missing.

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