Police Blotter

Police Blotter

October 11, 2006|By Richard Irwin

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



Victim identified -- Donnie Blanding, 22, of the 3300 block of Firelight Lane in Woodmoor, Baltimore County, was identified yesterday as the man found fatally shot about 8 p.m. Monday in a 1995 Lincoln Continental that came to rest against a stop sign in the 4000 block of Lewiston Ave. Metro Crime Stoppers at 410-276-8888 is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment in the killing.


Theft -- A cell phone valued at $250 was stolen Monday from a 2000 GMC van parked in the first block of E. Hamilton St.

Stolen vehicle -- A tan 1986 GMC Sierra with tags 801 098 was stolen Monday in the 1900 block of N. Charles St.

Theft -- Computer equipment and a pair of sunglasses were stolen Monday from a 1998 Honda parked in the 2200 block of Mount Royal Terrace. The items were valued at $600.


Arrest -- Perry Blackstone, 27, was arrested yesterday at his home in the 1000 block of W. Lanvale St. on a warrant charging him with first-degree murder. Detective Craig Williams of the Regional Warrant Apprehension Task Force said Blackstone is accused of shooting Charles Harris, 19, in the 500 block of N. Fulton Ave. on July 12.

Rape -- Police were seeking the man who forced a woman, 48, into an apartment in the 1600 block of Vincent Court about 11:50 p.m. Sunday and raped her.

Burglary -- A VCR and video games - all worth $350 - were stolen Monday from a house in the 1500 block of W. Fayette St. by someone who entered through a bedroom window.

Burglary -- Cabinets, lighting fixtures and tools - all worth $475 - were stolen between Oct. 3 and Monday from a house under renovation in the 1600 block of Riggs Ave.


Arrest -- Timothy Shifflett, 45, of the 5700 block of Railroad Ave. in Elkridge, was arrested Monday in the 5100 block of Washington Blvd. near Halethorpe on a warrant charging him with arson. Shifflett is accused of setting fire to a house in the 1900 block of Grinnalds Ave. in Morrell Park on Sept. 28. The fire also damaged two adjacent houses.

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Shooting -- Following a fight in the first block of King James Circle between at least two young males about 6 p.m. Monday, one of the combatants left but later returned to the scene with a handgun and shot a 15-year-old boy in the head. The victim was treated for a graze wound at Northwest Hospital Center.

Armed robberies -- Police were seeking two people, one of whom may be a woman, who robbed two 7-Eleven stores within 20 minutes Monday morning at gunpoint. At 2:40 a.m., the pair robbed a store in the 8000 block of Liberty Road of about $100, and at 3 a.m. took about $200 from a store in the first block of Greenwood Road.

Robbery -- An 11-year-old boy was about to return three DVD movies at Hollywood Video in the 200 block of Reisterstown Road about 6 p.m. Monday when an older male shoved him to the ground and stole his bicycle and the movies. The property was valued at $445.


Burglary -- Twenty packs of cigarettes, 20 cigars and more than $100 were stolen early Monday from Krauszer's food store in the 300 block of Stemmers Run Road by someone who entered after breaking a window.

Home invasion -- Police were seeking two men, one with a handgun, who forced their way into a house in the 300 block of Farwind Drive at 1 a.m. Monday and struck a 32-year-old man in the face as he was lying in bed. Police said the victim was not the person sought by the intruders.


Stabbing/robbery -- A 25 year-old man was sleeping at his home in the 2400 block of Golders Green Court about 5 a.m. Monday when a male intruder entered the bedroom, stabbed him in the head and took his wallet, which contained $11. The victim was treated at Northwest Hospital Center and released.

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