Police Blotter

Police Blotter

January 22, 2007|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore

Western

Abduction/robberies -- Police were seeking two gunmen who forced their way into a car about 12:15 a.m. Friday in the 1200 block of W. North Ave. and robbed a 31-year-old Pennsylvania motorist of his cell phone before forcing him to drive them around town on a crime spree. About 30 minutes later, the gunmen accosted a 22-year-old man walking in the 900 block of Bennett Place and robbed him of his cell phone, watch and jewelry. Then, about 1:10 a.m. in the 1900 block of W. Lafayette Ave., they left the car and one of them shot a 22-year-old man in the right forearm and right ankle for no apparent reason. The driver sped away and reported the incident to police. The wounded man was treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Robbery/shooting -- A 19-year-old man was leaving a store in the 1600 block of N. Monroe St. about 3:15 a.m. Saturday when two men, one with a handgun, robbed him of $470. The victim was shot in the left hand when he pushed the gun from the side of his head. He was treated at University of Maryland Medical Center.

Southeastern

Shooting -- A 15-year-old boy was reported in good condition at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center after he was shot in the left ankle by an unknown assailant about 2:30 a.m. Saturday in the 1400 block of Mosander Way.

Burglary -- Someone broke into a vehicle parked in the 1100 block of Watson St. between Friday night and early Saturday and used a remote-control device to open the garage door of a nearby welding company. The intruder stole three welding machines, a plasma cutting device and the remote control - all valued at $20,050.

Baltimore County

Essex

Stabbing -- Two men were fighting in a bar in the 800 block of Woodrow Ave. about 12:15 a.m. Saturday when one stabbed the other in the chest and right arm with a knife. The victim, 21, was reported in good condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Parkville

Theft -- While a 70-year-old male occupant of an apartment in the 11400 block of Belair Road and his landlord discussed the rent Thursday, the landlord entered the tenant's bedroom and removed $160 from the tenant's wallet.

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