Police Blotter

Police Blotter

January 20, 2007|By Richard Irwin

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



Bank robbery -- A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Aaron J. Blackwell, 37, of the first block of S. Woodington Road, charging him with armed bank robbery. Blackwell is accused of robbing a branch of M&T Bank at University of Maryland Medical Center in the first block of S. Greene St. An undisclosed sum of money was taken about 11:20 a.m. Thursday by a robber implying he had a handgun hidden under a piece of clothing draped over an arm. A second warrant was issued earlier charging Blackwell with a robbery in Southwest Baltimore. Anyone knowing Blackwell's whereabouts was urged to call the Central District at 410-396-2411 or Southwestern District at 410-396-2488.

Burglary -- Someone entered Gian Marco Menswear in the 500 block of N. Charles St. about 2:45 a.m. Thursday after breaking a front window with a brick and stole several coats and shirts.

Theft/arrest -- A 40-year-old man was arrested about 2 a.m. Thursday and charged with breaking into a car in the 200 block of W. Chase St. moments earlier and stealing a shoulder bag containing various items. After a witness gave Officer Steven Montgomery a description of the man, the officer observed the suspect on nearby Martin Luther King Boulevard and arrested him. Charged with theft from auto and destruction of property was Charles Kelly, 39, of the 1600 block of W. Mount Royal Ave. The property was recovered.

Burglary -- A digital video recorder of unknown value was stolen Wednesday from a house in the 1400 block of Madison Ave. by someone who entered after breaking a window.


Armed carjacking -- A 65-year-old motorist was stopped in the 700 block of N. Curley St. about 11:25 a.m. Thursday when two young males, one armed with a handgun, forced him from his 2002 Isuzu after assaulting him and fled in the car. A short time later, the car was found abandoned four blocks away in the 900 block of N. Linwood Ave.

Baltimore County


Burglary -- Police continue to seek a man who entered a house in the 100 block of E. Timonium Road early Tuesday and sat on a floor before the male occupant ordered the man out of his home. Nothing was stolen and the occupant didn't report the incident until Thursday. Police said the same man entered the kitchen of a house in the 2200 block of Eastridge Road in Timonium about 9:20 p.m. Tuesday, yelling in Spanish. Police believe the man is homeless.


Robbery try -- Police were seeking two men, one armed with a handgun, who attempted to enter a High's store in the first block of Frederick Road about 11 p.m. Tuesday, just after closing. The pair fled when they observed an employee call the police.

White Marsh

Burglary -- Someone entered the gym office at Canterbury Apartments in the 9200 block of Oswald Way between Jan. 7 and Thursday and stole a computer printer, a hard drive and a keyboard - all valued at $350.

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