Police Blotter


October 11, 2005|By RICHARD IRWIN

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



Arson -- A 2004 Chevrolet Blazer reported stolen in Baltimore County was found burning early Sunday in the 4500 block of Finney Ave. Damage to the vehicle was estimated at $5,000.

Burglary -- Police were seeking a man who entered his former girlfriend's apartment in the 2400 block of Loyola Northway on Sunday and stole video games valued at $400. Charged in a warrant with burglary is George Washington, 23, of the 1800 block of Mosher St.


Theft -- A briefcase containing cash and a cell phone was stolen Sunday from a 2004 Dodge van parked in the first block of W. Preston St. The monetary and property loss was put at nearly $300.


Shooting -- Police responding to a report of a shooting about noon Sunday in the 600 block of Oldham St. found a 37-year-old man bleeding from a wound to the upper left leg. The man was reported in good condition at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, where a large-caliber bullet was removed from the leg. A motive for the shooting was unknown.

Stolen vehicle -- A green 1994 Dodge Caravan with Pennsylvania tag FXS4146 was stolen over the weekend in the 700 block of S. Montford Ave.

Baltimore County


Carjacking/arrest -- A 15-year-old Prince George's County boy was arrested about 6:15 p.m. Sunday and charged with the armed carjacking of a woman's Chevrolet sport utility vehicle at a shopping center south of Towson moments earlier. The 40-year-old woman told police she was approaching her SUV about 5:40 p.m. when a boy armed with a knife robbed her of her keys and sped away. Several minutes later, police spotted the vehicle at York Road and Stevenson Lane and followed it onto Weatherbee Road, where it was pulled over at a dead end and the driver arrested. In the vehicle, police found a knife believed used in the carjacking. The Seat Pleasant youth was charged as a juvenile with armed carjacking, auto theft and assault and held at the Charles H. Hickey Jr. School detention facility.


Robbery -- Police were seeking two men, one of whom implied having a handgun, who assaulted a 50-year-old man and robbed him of his credit cards and a cell phone about 10 p.m. Saturday while the victim was refueling his 1993 Cadillac at a Citgo station in the 600 block of Edmondson Ave. The pair rode off in an older-model red station wagon.


Burglary -- Several power tools, compact discs, video games and welding equipment - all valued at nearly $3,000 - were stolen Wednesday or Thursday from a garage in the 6500 block of Blackhead Road. The burglary was reported Sunday.

Burglary -- Someone broke into a trailer at Kenwood High School in the 500 block of Stemmers Run Road over the weekend and stole a fire extinguisher.

North Point

Burglary -- Anthony Dibartolomeo, 28, no fixed address, was arrested Sunday and charged with breaking into a house in the 1900 block of Quentin Ave. through a dining room window between Friday and Sunday and stealing 50 DVDs and pizza.

Robbery -- A 75-year-old man was pumping gas into his Toyota Corolla at a Shell service station in the 200 block of North Point Road about 1:15 p.m. Sunday when an unarmed man robbed him of his wallet with $15.


Burglary -- Police were seeking a known male suspect who broke into a garage in the 2500 block of W. Ruhl Road on Sunday and stole a jacket and a plastic barrel.


Burglary -- A DVD player, $400 and a satellite TV dish were stolen Sunday from a house in the 700 block of Greenwood Road by someone who entered through a rear door.

Burglary -- Someone entered an attorney's office in the 1000 block of Red Run Blvd. over the weekend and stole a laptop computer.

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