Police Blotter


December 20, 2005|By RICHARD IRWIN

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



Victim identified -- Police have identified Mohamed Abukar Barre, 26, of the 400 block of E. Belvedere Ave., as the man shot in the head about 1 a.m. Thursday in front of his apartment. He died about an hour later at Sinai Hospital. Metro Crime Stoppers, 410-276-8888, is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment.


Robbery -- An 18-year-old was walking in the 2000 block of Orleans St. about 10 p.m. Sunday when he was robbed of $53.

Arrest -- A boy, 13, was arrested Sunday evening and charged with assaulting a 20-year-old woman in the 1600 block of N. Gay St. and stealing her cell phone earlier that day.


Robbery -- A 33-year-old Baltimore County schoolteacher was walking in the 3200 block of E. Pratt St. about 9 p.m. Sunday when two men, one armed with a handgun, robbed him of a cell phone and $12. During the robbery, the victim was struck on the head but was not seriously injured.


Stolen vehicle -- A two-door, 1986 Ford truck with tags 55R 623 was stolen Sunday in the 2200 block of Round Road.


Drug arrest -- Officer Susan Thomas was interviewing a woman in the 1100 block of Edmondson Ave. on Monday night, after a complaint that drugs were being sold there, when she found a quantity of marijuana in the woman's shirt pocket during a search and arrested her. Charged with possession of marijuana was Charlene Bennett, 37, of the 600 block of N. Calhoun St.

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Robbery -- Police were seeking three people who assaulted a man, 21, in an alley near Virginia and Taylor avenues about midnight Saturday and robbed him of nearly $100.


Burglary -- Several tools and camera lenses - all valued at $3,000 - were stolen from a shed in the 7900 block of Marfield Place between Dec. 3 and Sunday.

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