Police Blotter

Police Blotter

October 02, 2006

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



Officer assaulted/arrest -- A police lieutenant was struck by a pickup truck early Saturday while he was detouring traffic away from a busy nightclub near the Inner Harbor. Lt. Frederick V. Roussey, former president of the city police union, and several other officers were attempting to direct the driver of a Nissan pickup truck away from traffic barrels and police tape on northbound Market Place between Pratt and Lombard streets at 1:40 a.m. when the driver sped toward him. Before he could avoid the truck, Roussey, who was in uniform, was struck in a knee, according to a police report. The driver did not stop but was arrested moments later when his vehicle - heading east on the one-way westbound Lombard - became stuck in traffic. Charged with first-degree assault and leaving the scene of a personal injury accident was Olijah Anderson, 26, of the 900 block of Masefield Road, Woodlawn. Roussey was not seriously injured.

Robbery -- Police were seeking four teenage males who assaulted a man, 33, with an unknown weapon as he sat on a bench at Hopkins Place about 8:30 p.m. Saturday and robbed him of his cell phone.

Theft from vehicle -- Someone broke a window of a 2001 Toyota truck parked Saturday in the first block of S. Eutaw St. and stole $15. The window was valued at $200.


Shooting -- A 16-year-old boy was standing in the 1200 block of Valley St. about 9:30 p.m. Saturday when an unknown male shot him in the right shoulder. The victim was reported in stable condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital.


Burglary -- While a resident of the 100 block of W. Henrietta St. was out for the evening Saturday, someone broke into his home through a front window and stole video games and jewelry valued at $625.

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Robbery -- A resident of an apartment building in the 4000 block of Marjeff Place had removed her mail from the lobby mailbox about 7:30 p.m. Saturday and was walking up the steps to her apartment when a man threatened her with a handgun and stole her purse containing a cell phone, credit cards and personal items.

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