Police Blotter

Police Blotter

December 23, 2006|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore

Central

Theft -- A laptop computer and an accessory were stolen Thursday from a 1994 Plymouth parked in the 500 block of Guilford Ave. They were valued at about $1,000.

Robbery -- A 36-year-old man, was walking in the 800 block of Morton St. about 11:40 p.m. Wednesday when two men, one armed with a silver-plated semiautomatic handgun, robbed him of $100.

Assault/arrest -- Two men were fighting inside McDonald's in the first block of W. North Ave. about 5 p.m. Thursday when one of them pulled out a knife and attempted to cut the other. Police said the slightly bruised victim ran into a restroom and was holding the door shut when officers arrived and arrested the knife-wielding man. Charged with aggravated assault and possession of a deadly weapon was Octavio Aragon, 23, of Oxnard, Calif.

Theft -- Someone entered an office in the gastroenterology department at Mercy Medical Center in the 300 block of St. Paul St. on Thursday and stole a nurse's wallet containing $25, a checkbook and credit cards.

Theft -- A black leather coat valued at $400 was stolen Thursday from a 1993 BMW parked in the 100 block of Commerce St.

Stolen vehicle -- A four-door 1994 Volvo with tags 8AH S66 was stolen Thursday in the 1400 block of Guilford Ave.

Western

Shooting -- A 42-year-old man was reported in good condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center after being shot Tuesday afternoon. Police responding to a report of a man shot in the hallway of an apartment building in the 800 block of N. Fulton Ave. found the man lying on the first floor bleeding from a wound to the upper left leg. No arrest had been made and police knew of no motive.

Southern

Theft -- A .22-caliber semiautomatic handgun valued at $300 was stolen Wednesday from the bedroom of a house in the first block of W. West St.

Theft -- A catalytic converter of unknown value was stolen Tuesday from a 1992 Ford Explorer parked in the 3000 block of S. Hanover St.

Theft/arrest -- A 41-year-old man was arrested Wednesday when he attempted to leave Save-A-Lot in the 700 block of Washington Blvd. while carrying a case of candy bars valued at nearly $70.

Baltimore County

White Marsh

Purse-snatching -- A 39-year-old woman was standing in the first block of Stemmers Run Road about 12:30 p.m. Thursday when a man stole her purse containing cash and property. The loss was put at $175.

Theft/arrest -- A 32-year-old man was arrested outside the Target store in the 5200 block of Campbell Blvd. about 5 p.m. Thursday and charged with shoplifting DVDs, CDs, a CD player, video games and infant clothing -- all valued at $635. Charged was Michael Hewitt of the 9000 block of North Point Road.

Armed robbery -- A deliveryman for Coca-Cola was outside a Rite Aid in the 6400 block of Golden Ring Road about 2:30 p.m. Thursday when a gunman forced him to give up $825, his wallet, a money order and his wedding ring.

Parkville

Robbery -- A 27-year-old man was walking along Thornwood Road near Fourth Avenue about 8:45 p.m. Thursday when he was assaulted by three younger males who knocked him to the ground and robbed him of his wallet, keys and a cellular phone.

Burglary -- More than 100 pounds of copper valued at $300 was stolen between Wednesday and Thursday from a farm building in the 6800 block of Mount Vista Road.

Burglary -- An electric saw, welding generator, impact wrench, four pounds of shrimp, 24 bottles of soft drinks and two 5-gallon cans containing fuel were stolen between Wednesday and Thursday from a garage in the 7200 block of Sunshine Ave. in Kingsville.

Burglary -- A .45-caliber semiautomatic handgun valued at $400 was stolen Thursday from a house in the 3300 block of Parktowne Road by someone who entered through the front door.

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