Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

Metro: News from around the Baltimore Region

July 21, 2005|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore City

Northern District

Arrest: Raymond Handy of the 500 block of E. 30th St., was arrested Tuesday at the state parole and probation office on Guilford Avenue by Warrant Apprehension Task Force members on a charge of first-degree murder. Handy, 34, on parole for a drug offense, is charged with shooting Mark C. Jones, 40, on May 1 in the 2900 block of Greenmount Ave. Jones was shot four times as a result of a dispute, homicide Detective Robert Dohony said.

Southern District

Stolen vehicle: While a man was paying for gas at a Shell station in the 1700 block of Russell St. on Tuesday, someone drove away in his white 1997 Ford F-350 truck with tags 60F 476. Police said the owner left the keys on the front seat.

Southeastern District

Robbery/arrest: A 53-year-old woman was knocked to the ground about noon Tuesday in the 2300 block of E. Baltimore St. by a youth who stole her purse. Moments later, police arrested a 17-year-old boy who was charged as a juvenile with unarmed robbery.

Armed robbery: A gunman robbed Spanick's grocery store in the 200 block of N. Rose St. of an undisclosed sum of money about 3 p.m. Tuesday.

Baltimore County

Towson Precinct

Burglary: Someone reached into a night drop box at Jimmy Z's Tire & Auto Service in the 1500 block of E. Joppa Road early Monday and removed keys to several cars parked outside for service. An alarm went off, scaring away the intruder before any cars were entered or stolen.

Cockeysville Precinct

Burglary/vandalism: Someone drove a car onto the ball field at Hereford Middle School over the weekend, crashed the vehicle into a shed and removed cans of spray paint that were used to deface exterior walls. Anyone with information was urged to call the precinct at 410-887-1820.- Richard Irwin

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