Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

December 15, 2006|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore

Northwestern

Shooting -- A woman was shot in the thigh about 8:20 p.m. yesterday in the 3700 block of Woodbine Ave. and was taken by ambulance to Sinai Hospital. Details of the shooting were not available.

Central

Robbery -- A 49-year-old Towson woman was about to enter a private art museum in the first block of E. Lafayette Ave. with her husband about 8 p.m. Tuesday when a gunman threatened to shoot her and stole her purse containing $30 and a cell phone.

Robbery -- A 62-year-old woman was walking in the 1600 block of Park Ave. about 6 a.m. Wednesday when a man knocked her down and stole her purse containing a small sum of money.

Northeastern

Drug arrest -- Maryland Transportation Authority Police stopped a driver suspected of speeding on southbound Interstate 895 near Moravia Road Wednesday afternoon, then arrested him after a police dog helped turn up nearly 2 ounces of marijuana. Charged with possession of marijuana was Ryan Wesley Grier, 25, of Atlanta, Ga.

Theft -- A global positioning system valued at $600 was stolen Tuesday from a 2005 Chevrolet truck parked in the 5100 block of Conant Way.

Western

Robbery -- Two men, one armed with a handgun, forced their way into a house in the 2700 block of Harlem Ave. about 2 a.m. Tuesday and robbed a 48-year-old man of $9 and a cell phone. During the robbery, the gunman struck the victim in the head with the weapon. He was treated at Bon Secours Hospital and released.

Baltimore County

White Marsh

Robbery/arrest -- A 27-year-old man was arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of entering a Sprint PCS outlet in the 5200 block of Campbell Blvd. and robbing an employee known to him of her cell phone after shoving her. Before fleeing, the man destroyed a business phone. His name was withheld pending his appearance before a district court commissioner.

Franklin

Armed robbery -- A gunman entered Allstate Insurance in the 10800 block of Reisterstown Road about 4:40 p.m. Tuesday and demanded money from an employee. When no money was found in the office, the gunman robbed the employee of her jewelry and a cell phone. He fled after forcing the woman into a room and telling her to count to 100.

Woodlawn

Burglary/arrest -- A 19-year-old man was arrested Tuesday and charged with breaking into an apartment in the 6900 block of Bexhill Road and stealing jewelry, a camera, gift bags, makeup and several compact discs - all worth $4,426. Charged was Jayawne Johnson of the 3900 block of Brenbrook Drive.

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