Police Blotter


October 18, 2006|By RICHARD IRWIN

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



Shooting/attempted robbery -- A 33-year-old man had gotten off a bus about 2:30 a.m. yesterday in the 300 block of N. Pulaski St. when he was shot by someone who also attempted to rob him. The victim was released after being treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Theft -- Someone stole a bank card from a woman's home in the 1600 block of Gwynns Falls Parkway over the weekend. The card was used to obtain at least $2,000 from area automated teller machines.


Arrest -- Renato Cawthorne, 37, of the 800 block of McAleer Court, was at a parole and probation office when he was arrested Monday by members of the Regional Warrant Apprehension Task Force on charges of first-degree murder. Cawthorne is accused in the shooting Dec. 16 of Jonathan Coles, 23, in the 1700 block of E. Preston St.


Suspect sought -- Police are seeking Demetries Sturgis, 22, of no fixed address, who is charged in a warrant with the fatal stabbing July 18 of Rasheed Stevenson, 17, in the 400 block of Whitridge Ave., and the attempted killing of a second male during the same incident. Police said the victims were attacked when they entered a neighborhood controlled by a rival gang. Anyone knowing of Sturgis' whereabouts is urged to call the Regional Warrant Apprehension Task Force at 443-250-9809.


Robbery -- After leaving an ATM about 2 p.m. Sunday, a 63-year-old woman was robbed of $200 by a man with a knife in the 1400 block of Mount Royal Ave.

Baltimore County

White Marsh

Burglary -- Someone broke into Maryland Recycle Co. in the 8900 block of Yellow Brick Road on Sunday or Monday and removed an undisclosed sum of money from a cash box.


Armed robbery -- Two men, one with a handgun, entered the Xtra Fuels gas station in the 700 block of Eastern Blvd. about 10 p.m. Monday and forced the attendant to hand over an undisclosed sum from a cash register.


Burglary -- Video games and two mountain bicycles -- all valued at $1,250 -- were stolen Monday from a house in the 1100 block of Weddel Ave. by someone who entered through a kitchen window.

Burglary -- Stereo equipment and 100 CDs -- all valued at $1,450 -- were stolen early Monday from a sport utility vehicle parked on the enclosed lot of Master Tech in the 1000 block of Leslie Ave.

Robbery -- Two gunmen robbed the 7-Eleven in the 1100 block of N. Rolling Road about 3:30 a.m. Sunday of an undisclosed sum of money and the tape from a surveillance camera.

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