Police Blotter

April 14, 2006|By RICHARD IRWIN

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

Baltimore

Central

Arrest Police detained a suspect in an attempted robbery at a food market in the 2000 block of Maryland Ave. about 7 p.m. Wednesday. The robber fled into a nearby senior citizens apartment building on West 20th Street and robbed a female resident. Leroy Alston, 41, of the 600 block of Lennox St. was arrested about 6:30 a.m. yesterday near the former Memorial Stadium site by members of the Regional Warrant Apprehension Task Force. He was charged with attempted murder, assault, robbery and false imprisonment.

Theft A cell phone, several tools and electronic equipment - all valued at nearly $7,000 - were stolen Wednesday from a 2001 Chevrolet truck parked in the 300 block of W. Baltimore St.

Northern

Arrest Police were in the 4000 block of Old York Road near Cator Avenue yesterday afternoon when they observed a man driving a 1993 Cadillac Eldorado suspected of being used in a recent robbery. When police stopped the car, the driver fled on foot but was caught. Police also seized a semiautomatic handgun. Charged with unlawful possession of a firearm was Brandon Grimes, 20, of the 800 block of Cator Ave.

Northwestern

Arrests Two robbery suspects who led police on a multi county chase Wednesday night were arrested after their car blew a tire in Prince George's County. About 6:15 p.m., District Lt. David Rosenblatt spotted the car leaving the scene where a Forest Park man was robbed at Liberty Heights Avenue and Garrison Boulevard and followed it, while advising police of its location. Last night, detectives were questioning the pair.

Eastern

Shooting A man, 23, was reported in good condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital after he was shot in the left arm, back and buttocks about 7 p.m. Wednesday by an unknown assailant in the 1100 block of E. Lanvale St.

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