Police Blotter

November 21, 2005|By RICHARD IRWIN

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


Stabbing -- A 44-year-old man was leaving a bar in the 1500 block of E. Lafayette Ave. about 2:30 a.m. Saturday when he was attacked outside by at least three men demanding money; one of them was armed with a sharp weapon. During a struggle, the victim was stabbed in both legs. He got home and called police. He was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital. His assailants fled without getting any money or property.


Robbery/arrests -- Two teenage girls were walking in the 3600 block of 7th St. in Brooklyn about 11:30 p.m. Friday when an older male they knew threatened them with a handgun and robbed one of the girls of her cell phone. Before the gunman fled, he told the girls the cell phone wasn't worth his trouble and threw it to the ground. Arrested a short time later in the 3600 block of 9th St. and charged with armed robbery was Michael Townes Jr., 19, of the 800 block of Clintwood Court, Brooklyn.

Assault -- A 47-year-old man was driving in the 1000 block of Race St. about 10 p.m. Saturday when someone fired a pellet gun at his car, shattering a window. The motorist drove himself to a nearby hospital, where he was treated for cuts from the shattered glass.

Baltimore County

White Marsh

Arrests -- Two Florida men were arrested about noon yesterday on a handgun-possession charge after the 2004 Dodge sedan in which they were traveling on northbound Interstate 95 was stopped for speeding near White Marsh by Maryland Transportation Authority Police. Arrested were the driver, Sean M. Lehew, 21, and George E. Frantz 3rd, 22, both of Punta Gorda. They were later released on their own recognizance, but the handguns were seized.


Bank robbery -- A gunman entered Wachovia Bank in the 1500 block of Reisterstown Road in Pikesville about 11:45 a.m. Saturday and ordered a teller to give him money from her cash drawer. He fled on foot with an undisclosed sum. Anyone with information is urged to call the Baltimore Office of the FBI at 410-265-8080.

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