Police Blotter

Police Blotter

October 25, 2006|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore

Central

Shooting -- A 19-year-old man was riding a bicycle in the 1400 block of Myrtle Ave. about 4 a.m. yesterday when another man driving a pickup stopped and asked whether he had any marijuana for sale. When the victim said he had none, the man got out of the truck and shot the cyclist in the back of the head and an arm before driving off. The victim was in good condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Theft -- Someone entered an office on the 11th floor of a building in the first block of E. Chase St. over the weekend and stole a computer valued at $2,500.

Northern

Victim identified -- A man who was killed Thursday in a hit-and-run as he attempted to cross Falls Road in Hampden has been identified as Clarence J. Tyson, 75, of no fixed address. Police said the 1994 Oldsmobile that struck Tyson was found the next day parked in the 1400 block of Roland Heights Ave. and that no arrest had been made. Anyone knowing the identity of the driver is asked to call the city police accident investigation unit at 410-396-2606.

Western

Homicide victim named -- Police have identified Joel Bradley, 39, of the 3900 block of Colborne Road, as the man who died at Maryland Shock Trauma Center about 5:30 p.m. Sunday from injuries suffered in a beating several hours earlier. Bradley was found about 3:15 a.m. lying near a bus stop in the 700 block of Cumberland St. No arrest had been made, and police said they did not know of a motive. Metro Crime Stoppers, at 410-276-8888, is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment.

Northeastern

Arrest -- Debon King, 19, of the 1000 block of N. Patterson Park Ave. was arrested Monday at the Eastside District Court Building in the 1400 block of E. North Ave. on a warrant charging him with attempted murder. King is accused of shooting two men in the 4800 block of Belair Road on Aug. 27. King was in court for an unrelated charge.

Southwestern

Arrest -- Theron McClary, 18, of no fixed address, was arrested Sunday in the 3200 block of W. Baltimore St. on warrants charging him with armed robbery, two counts of domestic assault and two counts of destruction of property. The crime occurred between March and earlier this month a few blocks from where McClary was arrested, said Detective Vincent Stevenson of the Regional Warrant Apprehension Task Force. McClary was being held on at least $80,000 bail at Central Booking and Intake Center.

Baltimore County

North Point

Stolen vehicle -- A 1997 Jeep Wrangler with tags 924838M was stolen Monday in the 7800 block of St. Patricia Lane.

Robbery -- A gunman forced his way into an apartment in the 7800 block of E. Collingham Drive about 5 p.m. Monday and robbed two male occupants of an undisclosed sum of money.

Robbery -- Two men, one with a handgun, robbed a man, 25, of a necklace valued at $400 while the victim walked along Searles Road near Westfield Road about 8:15 p.m. Monday.

Franklin

Kidnap attempt -- Police were seeking two men who attempted to kidnap a woman, 18, as she walked in the 500 block of Main St. in Reisterstown about 12:30 a.m. Saturday. The woman told police the men tried to pull her into a car and drove off when she resisted. The woman reported the incident early Sunday.

Essex

Burglary -- A computer and video games - valued together at nearly $2,200 - were stolen Monday from a house in the first block of Ambo Circle.

White Marsh

Burglary -- Someone entered a house in the first block of Parham Circle on Oct. 11 and stole a laptop computer and several video games - valued together at $3,700. The victim reported the incident Sunday and told police that entry was made by someone who stole his door key.

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