Police Blotter


August 09, 2005|By Richard Irwin and Jennifer Skalka

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

Baltimore City

Southeastern District

Hit-and-run: Police were seeking the driver of a green Ford Crown Victoria or Mercury Grand Marquis that struck an 11-year-old boy as he played catch in the 400 block of N. Luzerne Ave. about 4:35 p.m. yesterday. He was reported in critical condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Police said the vehicle likely has hood, windshield and roof damage. Anyone with information was asked to call traffic investigators at 410-396-2606.

Southern District

Arrest: Muyiwa Ogundele, 30, of the 1500 block of Cypress St. in South Baltimore, was arrested Sunday at a house in Linthicum Heights by Warrant Apprehension Task Force officers on a charge of attempted murder. He is charged in a warrant with shooting Simmeon Anderson, 31, in the 4200 block of 6th St. in Brooklyn on June 29.

Theft: Someone stole a credit card Sunday from a woman visiting the American Visionary Arts Museum on Key Highway on Sunday, and used it to purchase more than $100 worth of merchandise.

Baltimore County

Franklin Precinct

Robbery try/arrest: A man assaulted a female employee at Denny's in the 11600 block of Reisterstown Road about 3 a.m. Saturday while trying to remove money from a cash register and was arrested by an off-duty state trooper working as security there. Charged with assault and attempted robbery was Anthony Edwards, 37, of the 100 block of Maybin Circle near Reisterstown.

Essex Precinct

Arrest: Police responding to a burglary in progress at the Knights of Columbus Hall in the 1700 block of Eastern Ave. about 5 p.m. Saturday spotted a man on the roof and arrested him. Charged with attempted burglary and possession of burglary tools was Donald E. Sherman, 37, of the 9600 block of Conmar Road, Middle River.

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