Police Blotter


October 20, 2006|By RICHAR IRWIN

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



Arrest -- Anthony Richards, of the 5500 block of Bucknell Road, was arrested at his home Wednesday by members of the Regional Warrant Apprehension Task Force on charges of attempted murder. Richards, 23, is accused of shooting another man in the 6000 block of Marluth Ave. on Oct. 14.


Arrest -- Anthony Griffin, 20, of the 3000 block of Frisby St., was arrested yesterday) in the 600 block of E. 30th St. by members of the Regional Warrant Apprehension Task Force on an attempted murder charges in the shootings Sept. 17 of two women in the 3100 block of Frisby St. Griffin also is charged with two counts of assault and two counts of using a handgun in the commission of a violent crime. He was being held at Central Booking and Intake Center pending a bail hearing.


Shooting -- A man was shot in the back about 5:45 p.m. yesterday in the 500 block of Presstman St. and was taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center. His condition and details of the shooting were not available.

Escapee/arrest -- A male, 16, who escaped Oct. 6 from the Juvenile Detention Center in the 300 block of N. Gay St. was arrested Wednesday in the 300 block of S. Mount St. The youth was charged with escape and returned to the center. How he escaped was not disclosed.

Robbery -- A woman was about to enter the State Office Building in the 300 block of W. Preston St. about 6:20 a.m. Wednesday when a man shoved her and stole her purse. It was the second such incident in less than a week at the same location, police said.


Robbery/shooting -- A man, 33, was walking in the 300 block of N. Pulaski St. about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday when two men, one with a handgun, robbed him of property. Before the pair fled, the gunman shot the victim in the right leg. The victim was treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

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Robbery -- Police were seeking three males who attempted to rob a delivery man for Georgio's Pizza & Subs in the 6800 block of Loch Raven Blvd. about 10 p.m. Tuesday at gunpoint as he walked to his car with a food order. When the man refused to give up money or the food, the three fled on foot. Found near the scene was a BB pistol believed used in the attempted robbery.

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