Police Blotter


October 31, 2005|By RICHARD IRWIN

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



Robbery -- Three men, one armed with a handgun, assaulted and robbed a 25-year-old man in an abandoned warehouse in the 2200 block of Berlin St. about 5 p.m. Saturday. The victim told police the trio bound his hands and robbed him of $23 and a cell phone and took his 1999 GMC Yukon sport utility vehicle. It was found abandoned a few blocks away.


Robbery -- A man and woman forcibly entered a house in the 300 block of S. Collington Ave. about 2 a.m. Saturday and robbed the 74-year-old male occupant of his wallet, containing $32.

Burglary -- A 42-inch TV valued at $4,000 was stolen over the weekend from a house in the 900 block of S. Ellwood Ave.

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Arrest -- An Elizabeth, N.J., man was stopped about noon Saturday for speeding on southbound Interstate 895 near Catonsville by Officer David Olschewske of the Maryland Transportation Authority Police. The officer learned the man was driving on a suspended license, and a search of the 2005 Ford sedan turned up a half-pound of marijuana, eight ounces of cocaine and a loaded .38-caliber revolver. Eric Melvin, 33, was charged with multiple drug violations and being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun. He was being held at the county detention center on $80,000 bond.


Vandalism -- Someone wrote racial slurs on a wall at King Memorial Park Cemetery in the 8700 block of Dogwood Road between Thursday night and Friday morning.

Robbery -- A 17-year-old was walking along Woodlawn Drive near Security Boulevard about 8:30 p.m. Saturday when a male armed with a knife robbed him of $34 and a cell phone.


Burglary -- An undisclosed sum of cash and $12,000 in U.S. savings bonds were removed over the weekend from a trunk in the basement of a house in the 5400 block of Arcadia Ave.

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