Police Blotter


April 28, 2006|By RICHARD IRWIN

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



Victim identified -- A woman found dead April 11 in a vacant house in the 2600 block of St. Benedict St. has been identified through fingerprints as Kimberly Skyers, 32, of the 800 block of W. Fayette St., police said yesterday. Homicide Detective Robert Ross declined to disclose the cause of death, other than saying the woman was a homicide victim. Children playing on the front porch of an adjacent house observed a body in a first-floor room and called police, Ross said. The woman, who formerly lived in Los Angeles, had been dead two or three days. Metro Crime Stoppers at 410-276-8888 is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment.

Victim named -- Police identified Larry Greene, 32, of the 1600 block of Cliftview Ave., as the man who was fatally shot about 9:20 p.m. April 20 in the 1400 block of Poplar Grove St. Greene died a short time later at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.


Arrests -- A man and a teenage boy have been arrested by members of the Regional Warrant Apprehension Task Force on warrants charging them with first-degree murder. Wayne Morris, 20, of the 300 block of S. Calhoun St., was arrested Tuesday. David Marshall, 15, of the 200 block of S. Calhoun St., was arrested Wednesday. Marshall, who is charged as an adult, and Morris are accused of shooting Robert Lee Atkins, 47, in the victim's home in the 1400 block of Kuper Place on April 20. Both were held without bail at Central Booking and Intake Center.

Robbery -- Two teenage males were fighting in the 600 block of E. Patapsco Ave. on Tuesday when one robbed the other of a cell phone valued at $240.


Robbery -- Police were seeking four young men who shoved an 88-year-old man against a wall outside Mondawmin Mall about 8:45 p.m. Monday and robbed him of $50.


Robbery -- A deliveryman for Doughbyz Pizza & Subs in the 3000 block of E. Baltimore St. was about to make a delivery in the 400 block of N. Belnord Ave. about 10 p.m. Tuesday when three men robbed him of $200 and food valued at $40.

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Stabbings -- Police were seeking a man who stabbed two other men during an altercation Tuesday night on the Route 702 footbridge. Both victims were treated at Franklin Square Hospital for back and arm injuries.

Attempted robbery -- A 73-year-old man was in the foyer of an apartment building in the 1500 block of Alconbury Road about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday when he was assaulted by a gunman who tried to rob him of his wallet. During a struggle, the gunman struck the victim on the chin, but fled without taking anything.


Burglary -- Someone entered Auto & Truck Outfitters in the 2200 block of E. Joppa Road early Wednesday and stole $8,000 worth of electronics.


Robbery -- A man entered the 7-Eleven store in the 6300 block of Frederick Road about 3:45 a.m. Tuesday and ordered a clerk to give him money from a cash register. The robber fled with less than $30 and a pack of cigarettes.

Robbery/arrests -- Two teenage boys were arrested Monday night in the robbery of a 17-year-old earlier in the 900 block of Regina Drive. Taken was a cell phone valued at $300. Charged as an adult with robbery was Benedict Wureh, 17, of the 1000 block of Howland Square. Similar charges against a second juvenile were pending.

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