Police Blotter


September 07, 2005|By RICHARD IRWIN

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

Baltimore City

Southwestern District

Shooting: Robert Carter, 25, was seated in his parked car in the 100 block of Willard St. about 1 a.m. yesterday and arguing with a man outside it when the other man pulled a handgun. As Carter drove off, the man fired several shots, one hitting Carter in the chest. He drove to Bon Secours Hospital, then was transferred to Maryland Shock Trauma Center. His condition was not available last night.

Robbery: An employee of Cherry Hill Towing was taking a Kawasaki dirt bike from a crime scene on Gelston Drive about 9 p.m. Monday when four youths ordered him to stop in the 900 block of S. Caton Ave. and give it to them. Fearing for his safety, the 60-year-old driver removed the bike and the youths took it.

Western District

Shooting: Several men were shooting at each other in the 2100 block of W. Saratoga St. about 9 p.m. Monday when at least one stray bullet struck Michele Parker, 19, in the right wrist and right leg as she sat on the front steps of a house. She was reported in good condition at Shock Trauma.

Southern District

Arson: Police were seeking a man who set fire to the first-floor living room of a vacant house in the 3500 block of Fourth St. about 10 p.m. Monday. A homeless man sleeping on the second floor fled without injury.

Baltimore County

White Marsh Precinct

Shooting: A 23-year-old man was walking in the 8100 block of Honeygo Blvd. about 10 p.m. Sunday when an occupant of a passing car fired a shot that hit him in the left leg. He was treated at Franklin Square Hospital Center.

Robbery: A man armed with a knife robbed a boy, 15, of a cell phone, keys and a sports jersey about 1 a.m. Monday in the 8800 block of Pennsbury Place. The property was valued at $293.

Towson Precinct

Burglary: Four diamond rings, a gold watch and a coin collection were stolen Sunday from a house in the 1800 block of Berrywood Road.

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