Police Blotter

Police Blotter

October 07, 2006|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore

Central

Arrest -- Officers John Gorman and Patrick Hayden were patrolling in Reservoir Hill about 6 p.m. Wednesday when they observed two young males, one known to them, standing in the 800 block of Newington Ave. When the officers approached, one of the males - a 16-year-old - fled. The officers observed a handgun in the youth's waistband during a brief chase, arrested him and seized a loaded 9-mm handgun. He was charged as a juvenile with possessing a handgun.

Robbery -- A 56-year-old woman was parking her car in the 400 block of Gold St. about 1 p.m. Wednesday when a man armed with a knife entered the car and robbed her of a cell phone and an envelope containing more than $200.

Robbery -- A 55-year-old man was walking in the 1000 block of Cathedral St. about 11 a.m. Tuesday when he was assaulted by another man who stole a bag he was carrying containing a newly purchased clock/radio and waffle iron.

Southern

Assault -- Two 16-year-old boys were arguing in the 3700 block of St. Margaret St. Thursday evening when one shoved the other to the ground, causing injuries to the victim's elbows and back. The assailant fled. The victim was advised to seek a warrant for the other youth's arrest.

Eastern

Robbery -- A 37-year-old man told police he was standing in the 2400 block of E. Federal St. about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday when a gunman robbed him of his gold watch valued at $3,000.

Arrest -- Harley Turner, 16, of the 1800 block of E. North Ave., was arrested Monday in the 1800 block of N. Washington St. by members of the Regional Warrant Apprehension Task Force on a warrant charging him as an adult with first-degree assault. Turner is accused of shooting Marcus Evans, 20, in the 1800 block of N. Chapel St. on Sept. 11.

Western

Robbery -- A woman, 66, was walking in the 2500 block of Reisterstown Road about 6 a.m. Tuesday when a man stole her purse containing a bus pass, credit cards and personal property.

Baltimore County

Essex

Robbery -- Police were seeking two men who entered Pizza Hut in the 200 block of Eastern Blvd. through the back door about 12:15 a.m. Thursday, assaulted a 20-year-old male employee with a bat and choked him before fleeing with an undisclosed sum from a safe.

Woodlawn

Burglary -- About $4,000 in video games, jewelry and cash was stolen Wednesday from an apartment in the 7100 block of Rolling Bend Road.

White Marsh

Burglary -- A weed-cutter valued at $70 was stolen between Wednesday and Thursday from the front porch of a house in the 6800 block of Linden Ave.

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