Police Blotter


May 27, 2006|By RICHARD IRWIN

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

Baltimore Southeastern

Robberies/arrests -- At least 18 men were playing cards in a private social club in the 4600 block of Eastern Ave. about 10 p.m. Thursday when two gunmen entered and robbed them of an undisclosed large sum of money while holding guns to several heads. A club member playing a poker machine witnessed the robbery, left the building and flagged down a police officer, who alerted other officers. A police closed-circuit TV camera outside the club caught the arrests of the suspects as they fled the building, and the money was recovered. The gunmen faced multiple armed-robbery charges.


Shooting -- Two men were arguing in the 5400 block of Reisterstown Road about 9:45 p.m. Thursday when one pulled out a handgun and shot the other in the stomach. The victim was reported in serious condition at Sinai Hospital.


Theft -- A CD player valued at $350 was stolen Wednesday from a 1996 Toyota Tercel parked in the 200 block of W. Read St.


Stolen vehicle -- A gold 1993 Nissan Quest van with tags 570M180 was stolen in the 4700 block of Greenspring Ave. between April 3 and Wednesday.


Assault -- Two men were fighting in the 3800 block of Eighth St. about 7 p.m. Wednesday when one stabbed the other in the back with a knife. Louis Allen, 31, was treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Arrested and charged with aggravated assault was Carl Handschemacher, 39, of the 100 block of Prospect. Ave.

Assault -- Police were seeking a teenage girl who stabbed another girl during a fight Tuesday night in the 2900 block of Round Road. The victim was treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center for a gash to her left arm.

Baltimore County

White Marsh

Home invasion -- Police were seeking four men, at least two armed with handguns, who forced their way into a home in the 9000 block of Sandra Park Drive late Wednesday and searched the dwelling for a male occupant. Not finding him, the men bound a woman living there and forced her into a bedroom before fleeing.

North Point

Burglary -- Someone entered a house in the 9200 block of Todd Ave. on Thursday after cutting out a pane of window glass, entered the master bedroom and stole a safe containing U.S. savings bonds valued at $50,000 and jewelry valued at $30,000.

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