Police Blotter


May 25, 2006|By RICHARD IRWIN

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



Arrests -- Officers were about to stop the driver of a 2006 Nissan in the 3600 block of E. Monument St. about 11 p.m. Tuesday because of a faulty tail light when they noticed him and a passenger placing something under the front seat, police said. During subsequent questioning, the officers found a loaded 9 mm Beretta handgun and .40-caliber Colt handgun under the seat. The Colt had been reported stolen in Anne Arundel County. Arrested and charged with handgun violations were Terrance Johnson, 20, of the 100 block of Tiffany Court, and Paul Barton, 24, of the 3200 block of Normount Ave.


Arrest -- Leonard Downing, 25, of the 1200 block of E. Federal St., was arrested yesterday morning at a relative's home on West Lexington Street by members of the Regional Warrant Apprehension Task Force on a warrant charging him with attempted murder. Downing is accused of shooting a man March 31 in the 400 block of Orchard St.

Robbery -- A 77-year-old woman was walking in the 600 block of N. Charles St. about 9 p.m. Monday when she was assaulted by two young men who stole her purse containing $300, jewelry and the key to her hotel room.

Theft -- A computer bag valued at $300 was stolen Tuesday from a 2001 Honda Accord parked in the 800 block of St. Paul St.

Theft -- A global positioning satellite device valued at $800 was stolen Monday from a 2001 Honda parked in the 100 block of Commerce St.

Theft -- Computer equipment and several music compact discs - all valued at $820 - were stolen Sunday from a 2001 Volvo parked in the 1000 block of Guilford Ave.

Theft -- Thirty compact discs and tools - all valued at $1,035 - were stolen Monday from a 1997 Toyota RAV4 parked in the 700 block of Covington St.

Theft -- A mountain bicycle valued at $200 was stolen Monday from a 2000 Nissan Pathfinder parked in the 1400 block of N. Calvert St.


Burglary -- During the Ravens' Spring Football Festival on Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium, someone stole a Ray Lewis jersey and a Jonathan Ogden jersey from a display.

Assault -- Two teenage girls were fighting outside a house in the 800 block of Clintwood Court on Monday afternoon when one cut the other on the right hand with a steak knife. The injured girl was treated at Harbor Hospital. Police were seeking the other girl.

Robbery -- Police were seeking a gunman who robbed Jackie's Beauty & Dollar in the 700 block of Washington Blvd. of 12 cell phones and cash about 7 p.m. Monday. The cash and value of the phones totaled nearly $3,000.


Burglary -- A dishwasher valued at $300 was stolen Monday from a house under renovation in the 5100 block of Kenilworth Ave.


Arrests -- Police stopped a 1997 Honda Accord in the 3300 block of Frederick Ave. about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday after observing its two occupants apparently smoking marijuana. A search of the car turned up a .32-caliber revolver under the front seat. Charged with handgun and marijuana possession was Anthony Harris, 26, of the 5600 block of Pembroke Road. A 17-year-old boy with him was charged as a juvenile.


Abduction/shooting -- Paul Butler, 19, of the 100 block of N. Linwood Ave., reported he was abducted in the 2900 block of E. Fayette St. about 9:30 p.m. Saturday by at least two men. He said that before he was dumped from a vehicle in the 4100 block of Dudley Ave. a short time later, one of the men shot him in the upper body. He was reported in good condition at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

Robbery -- A 23-year-old man was walking in the 3700 block of E. Lombard St. about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday when he was attacked by two men who robbed him of $150.

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