Police Blotter


April 04, 2006|By RICHARD IRWIN

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



Victim identified -- Police identified yesterday the man fatally shot Thursday in the 1300 block of N. Montford Ave. near East Preston Street as Victor Richards, 23, of the 2200 block of Orleans St. Police said Richards was standing in the block about 3 p.m. when an unidentified male assailant approached and shot Richards eight times. Police said Richards was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital trauma center, where he died about an hour later. No arrest had been made. Metro Crime Stoppers at 410-276-8888 is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment.


Arrest -- Members of the Regional Warrant Apprehension Task Force entered an apartment in the 400 block of Old Stage Road in Glen Burnie about 4 a.m. Friday and arrested Gregory Harris on a warrant charging him with attempted murder. Harris, of the 1600 block of Poplar Grove St., is accused of cutting a man during an incident in the 1000 block of N. Payson St. on Feb. 16 and was being held at Central Booking and Intake Center.


Arrest -- Reginald Woodson, 21, of the 3900 block of 10th St. in Brooklyn was arrested about noon yesterday in the 1800 block of Guilford Ave. by members of the Regional Warrant Apprehension Task Force. Woodson is accused of shooting Jason Johnson, 19, in the 4000 block of 9th St. about 2 a.m. March 18.


Shooting -- A 42-year-old man was reported in serious condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center after he was shot yesterday in the right arm and left hip. The victim was walking in the 1800 block of N. Longwood St. about 1:30 p.m. when an unidentified male riding a bicycle fired several shots, hitting the victim twice, before riding away.


Armed robbery -- A man, 32, reported he was parking his car in the 4400 block of Franconia Drive about 1:30 a.m. Sunday when a gunman exited a sport utility vehicle and robbed him of $300. The victim reported that the gunman then drove him to an automated teller machine in the 4200 block of Frankford Ave. and ordered him to remove money from the machine. When the victim told the gunman he had no money in the ATM, the gunman struck him with the gun, forced him from the SUV and drove away.


Assault -- Police were seeking several teenage males who assaulted a woman, 46, near her O'Donnell Heights home Saturday night when she threatened to report their drug-selling activity to police. The woman was arguing with one of the youths when she was struck with sticks and a brick. The woman, whose name and address were not disclosed, was treated at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center for minor injuries and released.

Burglary -- A VCR and a jar containing an unknown number of pennies were stolen Sunday from a house in the 300 block of S. Lehigh St. by someone who entered through a rear door.

Baltimore County

North Point

Burglary/arrest -- A resident of the 1700 block of Holaview Road entered his apartment Sunday afternoon and found a male neighbor preparing to exit the apartment through a window. The victim detained the intruder for police. Raymond J. Baublitz, 27, was charged with first-degree burglary. Police said the door was forced and that no property was reported missing.


Robbery -- A gunman robbed a 7-Eleven in the 8600 block of Pleasant Plains Road of an undisclosed sum of money about 9:30 p.m. Sunday.


Robberies -- Three young males were walking near the Metro station in the 5000 block of Painters Mill Road about 11:30 p.m. Saturday when three other males robbed them of their cell phones and $33.

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