Police Blotter

Police Blotter

November 08, 2006|By Richard Irwin Richard Irwin

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



Arrest -- George H. Heckstall Jr., 33, of the 2800 block of Maisbury Court in Westport, one of three men charged with abducting a 19-year-old in the city's Westport section Friday night while posing as city police officers and robbing him of $700 near M&T Bank Stadium, surrendered to Baltimore County police yesterday at the Wilkens Precinct. Arrested Friday on the same charges was Carl W. Minor, 33, of the 2600 block of Madison Ave., a state correctional officer. Minor was being held on $350,000 bail at Central Booking and Intake Center. Charged with the same offenses and still being sought yesterday is Calvin S. Owens Jr., 45, who was convicted in 2003 for impersonating a police officer and unlawful possession of a handgun.


Burglary -- A 27-inch TV valued at $250 was stolen Monday from a house in the 2200 block of E. Federal St. by someone who entered through a rear door.


Shooting -- A 27-year-old man told police he was walking in the 200 block of Beechfield Ave. about 3 a.m. Sunday when someone fired a shot that struck him under the right armpit. A passing motorist drove the victim to St. Agnes Hospital, where he was treated and released. Anyone with information was urged to call the district detective unit at 410-396-2488.


Robbery/arrests -- A 24-year-old man and 19-year-old woman were arrested about 8:40 p.m. Sunday and have been charged with the armed robbery 10 minutes earlier of Bleachers Sports Bar in the 2500 of Fleet St. Officer Hector Camilo spotted a 1998 Dodge Caravan believed used in the robbery parked in the 600 block of S. Kenwood Ave. and arrested Marvin Jenkins of the 200 block of E. Lafayette Ave. and Donya Andrea Johnson of the 4000 block of Lyndale Ave. From the van, police recovered $1,871 believed taken in the robbery, but a gun reported used in the holdup had not been recovered.


Arrest -- Paul Barton, 25, confined at the Maryland House of Correction at Jessup for an unrelated crime, was ordered held on a detainer over the weekend charging him with first-degree murder. Barton is accused of fatally shooting Shaheed Boyd, 25, in the 4100 block of Elderon Ave. on April 29.


Armed robbery -- Police were seeking two men, one with a handgun, who robbed a carryout deliveryman of money and his car in the 1500 block of Presser Court about 8 p.m. Sunday. The car was recovered in the 1500 block of School St.

Baltimore County

North Point

Burglary -- Hunting gear and 48 goose decoys - all valued at $1,688 - were stolen from a shed in the 8000 block of Wallace Road between Friday and Saturday. The burglary was reported Monday.

Stolen vehicle -- A silver 2005 Dodge Stratus with tags 06752CA was stolen Friday in the 7800 block of St. Fabian Lane. The theft was reported Sunday.


Burglary/car thefts -- At least three people broke into a Getty gas station in the 8200 block of Liberty Road on Sunday night and stole the keys to three cars parked outside. Taken were a 1998 Mazda, a 2001 Buick and a 1994 Pontiac. Tag information was not available.


Robbery try -- After placing items on the counter at Rite Aid in the 100 block of Cranbrook Road about 7 p.m. Sunday, a man displayed a handgun and demanded money when the clerk opened the cash register drawer. Rather than comply, the clerk shut the cash drawer and the robber fled.


Robberies -- A 16-year-old was walking across the parking lot at Owings Mills Mall about 11 p.m. Saturday when three youths, including two girls, knocked him to the ground and robbed him of $150. About an hour earlier, two men, one with a handgun, robbed a 17-year-old boy of $15 and credit cards there. Police said the robberies were not related.

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