Police Blotter


July 25, 2006|By RICHARD IRWIN

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



Victim named -- Bernadette Reed, 47, of the 2300 block of Loyola Southway was identified by police yesterday as the woman who was shot outside her home Sunday morning by an unknown person. Reed died a short time later at Sinai Hospital.


Victim identified -- Police named Norman Tyrone Handy, 33, of the 4600 block of E. Monument St. yesterday as the man who was fatally shot early Sunday in the 1900 block of Guilford Ave.


Robbery try -- Police were seeking a man who entered McDonald's in the 4200 block of Mortimer Ave. about 6 a.m. Sunday and attempted to remove money from a cash register. The man fled when an employee quickly shut the drawer.


Stolen vehicle -- After two women met a man outside an East Baltimore bar about 2 a.m. Sunday, he offered to pay them $30 for a ride home. They agreed, but on the trip they stopped at a Royal Farm store in the 1400 block of S. Ponca St., leaving the car's engine running. When the women returned from the store, they discovered the man and the car -- a 2004 Hyundai with tags WMH 885 -- were gone.

Assault -- A man, 21, was stabbed in both arms during an argument Saturday night in the 3500 block of Bank St. The victim was released after treatment at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.


Robbery -- A man was walking with a woman in the 700 block of Washington Blvd. about 10 p.m. Saturday when one of several youths struck him in the head with a belt buckle. When the woman tried to call police on her cell phone, one of the youths assaulted her and stole the phone.

Stolen vehicle -- Saturday morning, a man dropped his children at a day-care center after parking his 2003 Chevrolet Venture sport utility vehicle in a nearby alley with its engine running, When he returned a few minutes later, the SUV was gone. The vehicle had tags 448M909.

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Kidnapping -- Police were seeking two men, one with a handgun, who kidnapped a couple Saturday night and ordered them to withdraw money from an automated teller machine in Pikesville. The victims were getting out of their Honda Civic in the 6900 block of Brookmill Road about 11 p.m. when they were forced back in the car by the men. In the 700 block of Reisterstown Road, the men ordered the male victim to go to an ATM and withdraw money. When the victims got out to comply, they ran to a convenience store and called police. Their car was found abandoned nearby.


Robbery -- A man asked a clerk at Royal Farm in the 10700 block of Pulaski Highway for change about 4:15 a.m. Sunday, then pulled out a handgun when the clerk opened the cash register. The robber fled with more than $100.


Robbery -- About 10:30 p.m. Sunday, three men, one with a handgun and another a shotgun, robbed Popeye's Chicken in the 2000 block of E. Joppa Road of an undisclosed sum of money.


Burglary -- Video games, a video camera and a digital camera were stolen during the weekend from a house in the 100 block of Knghtswood Road.

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