Police Blotter


April 29, 2005|By RICHARD IRWIN

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

Baltimore City

Northwestern District

Shooting: An unidentified man was being chased by a gunman in the 4800 block of Park Heights Ave. about 4:45 p.m. yesterday when he fell and was shot once in the chest and once in an arm. The victim was reported in critical condition at Sinai Hospital. Police ask anyone with information about the gunman's identity to call Detective Tom Jeffries at 410-396-2466.

Northeastern District

Arrests: John Dandridge, 32, of the 2100 block of E. Federal St., and Crystal Rivera, 37, of the 500 block of S. Collington Ave., were arrested early Wednesday at separate locations in the city by members of the Warrant Apprehension Task Force on charges of first-degree murder in the killing of a Dundalk woman. The victim, Amber-Boothe Lowe, 26, of the 200 block of Pinewood Ave., was found shot to death April 14 near Indian Head Road in Clifton Park. Police know of no motive for the slaying.

Southern District

Robbery: After placing items on the counter at Dipal Food Market in the 1000 block of W. Cross St. about 12:25 p.m. Wednesday, a man displayed a gun and demanded money from a male clerk. The robber struck the 45-year-old clerk with his fist before taking an unknown sum from a register.

Southwestern District

Shooting: A man, 20, was standing in the 100 block of S. Catherine St. about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday when a known gunman shot him in the right arm. The victim ran to Frederick Avenue and called police on his cell phone. He was treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. A warrant has been issued for the gunman's arrest.

Baltimore County

Towson Precinct

Robbery: A man entered a house in the 1000 block of St. Alban's Road in Idlewylde through a bathroom window Wednesday night and was stealing a purse when the 55-year-old female occupant confronted him. The intruder threatened and assaulted the woman before fleeing with an undisclosed sum of money. She was not injured.

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