Police Blotter

Police Blotter

December 27, 2006|By Richard Irwin

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



Shooting -- A 73-year-old man and his 38-year-old son were arguing yesterday in their home in the 1900 block of W. Fayette St. about 5:30 p.m. when the son attempted to strike his father with a cane. Police said the father retrieved a .22-caliber rifle and shot his son in the neck. The son, Eric Tatum, was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where his condition was not available. James Tatum was arrested and charged with attempted murder.

Shooting -- An unidentified man remained in serious condition at Shock Trauma after he was shot in the head about 7:30 p.m. Sunday outside a house in the 2100 block of W. Fairmount Ave.


Robbery -- Two apparently unarmed males robbed at least two others of property near the Cold Spring Lane light rail station about 6:45 p.m. yesterday.


Stabbing -- An employee of the Grown Folks Bar in the 3500 block of S. Hanover St. was stabbed in the upper body and hand about 2 a.m. Sunday by a customer who insisted on taking a drink outside the establishment. The 22-year-old victim was treated at Harbor Hospital Center. No arrest had been made.

Robbery -- Police were seeking several young males, one armed with a knife, who robbed a 17-year-old boy of $30 in the 800 block of Jeffrey St. about 8 p.m. Sunday.

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Burglary -- A DVD player, stereo equipment and a laptop computer - all valued at $1,000 - were stolen Friday or Saturday from a house in the first block of Stabilizer Drive in Middle River by someone who entered through the front door.


Burglary -- A gift card and two envelopes containing cash were stolen Sunday from a house in the 2500 block of Burridge Road by someone who entered through a window. The loss was put at $220.


Robberies -- Police were seeking three men, one armed with a handgun, who forcibly entered an apartment in the 7700 block of Greenview Terrace about 9:30 p.m. Saturday and robbed two male occupants of a cell phone and several hundred dollars.

Robberies -- Two women, ages 28 and 23, were leaving Rite Aid in the 6300 block of York Road about 10:30 p.m. Saturday when two men, one armed with a handgun, forced them into a car and drove them about two blocks away. There, the women were robbed of $40 and a cell phone before being put out of the vehicle unharmed.

Burglaries -- Christmas decorations valued at more than $100 were stolen Sunday from the front lawns of two houses in the 1000 block of Overbrook Road.

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