Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

April 03, 2006|By RICHARD IRWIN

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

Baltimore

Eastern

Shooting -- Police were seeking the occupants of a car seen speeding from a drive-by shooting in the 1800 block of E. Lafayette Ave. early Saturday. The victim, a 22-year-old man whose name was not released, was standing with at least two other men about 12:05 a.m. when an occupant of a passing car fired several shots that struck the victim. Police said the victim appeared to be the intended target and that he was reported in critical condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Western

Theft -- A Baltimore County man told police he was stopped while driving in the 900 block of W. Fayette St. about 7:30 p.m. Thursday by a man who identified himself as a police officer. The man asked for the driver's license and registration and returned to his unmarked car. Moments later, the purported officer returned and asked the driver if he had any money. The driver said he had $2,200 and gave it to the other man, who said the money was "marked" and that he had to confiscate it. Later, the victim reported the theft to police.

Shooting -- A 20-year-old man was reported in good condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center after he was shot in the left leg about 8 p.m. Thursday while standing in an alley in the 2600 block of Mosher St. No arrest had been made, and police knew of no motive for the shooting.

Shooting -- Police were seeking the person who shot a man, 22, in the left foot about 11:40 p.m. Thursday while the victim walked in the 1300 block of W. Lanvale St. The victim was treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center and released.

Baltimore County

Essex

Burglary -- Jewelry and a laptop computer - all valued at more than $6,700 - were stolen Friday from a house in the 1100 block of Susquehanna Ave. by someone who entered through a kitchen window.

Towson

Robbery -- Two men were arguing outside a movie theater in the first block of W. Pennsylvania Ave. on Friday night about one stealing the other's popcorn, when one of the men reached into the other man's pocket and robbed him of $5. No arrest had been made.

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