Police Blotter

Police Blotter

January 30, 2007|By Richard Irwin

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



Burglary -- Police are seeking a man who assaulted a police officer Jan. 15 after the officer stopped him for questioning about a burglary that had just occurred in the first block of Bishops Lane in Guilford. Police said an intruder had disabled the home's motion-detection lights but fled when an burglar alarm sounded after he broke a French window. Nothing appeared to be missing from the home. The man is suspected of committing at least one other burglary, police said yesterday.

Theft -- A global positioning system and an iPod were stolen over the weekend from a 2006 Kia Sorento parked in the 4100 block of The Alameda. They were valued at $1,000.


Homicide victim identified -- Police yesterday named Milan Walker, 30, of the 2700 block of Boarman Ave., as the man fatally shot about 3 p.m. Jan. 20 in the 1000 block of E. Baltimore St. No arrest had been made.


Homicide victim named -- Jermall K. Ford, 31, of the 2400 block of Orleans St. has been identified as the man who was fatally shot in the head and chest in the 2100 block of Madison Ave. on Jan. 24. No arrest had been made.

Burglary -- Someone broke into Corrado's Cafe in the 200 block of E. Redwood St. early Sunday after breaking a window and removed an undisclosed sum of money from a cash register and an office file cabinet.

Burglary -- Less than $200 was stolen early Sunday from Subway in the 300 block of N. Charles St. by someone who entered after forcing the front door.


Shooting -- Several family members were arguing with a man in the 2400 block of Southern Ave. about 6:15 p.m. Sunday when he pulled out a handgun and shot a 17-year-old boy in the left leg. He then struck the boy's 22-year-old cousin in the face with the gun, breaking her nose. Both victims were treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital. No arrest had been made.


Arrest -- Deshon Thomas of the first block of Straw Hat Road in Baltimore County was arrested Sunday in the 6300 block of Washington Blvd. on a warrant charging him with attempted murder. Thomas, 32, is accused of shooting at another man in the 2300 block of Norfolk Ave. on March 12.

Arrests -- Two Baltimore County men were arrested Saturday by Maryland Transportation Authority Police and charged with possession of marijuana after the driver of the car they were in was stopped for a seat belt violation on southbound Interstate-95 near Key Highway. The marijuana was detected by a drug-sniffing dog. Charged were the driver, Joshua Ray Jones, 21, of the first block of Helena Ave. in Essex, and Matthew Lee Dickus, 20, of Todd Point Lane in Edgemere.

Robbery -- Two men, one with a handgun, robbed Shanghai Chinese Fast Food in the 2100 block of Patapsco Ave. of an undisclosed sum of money about 1 p.m. Saturday.


Assault -- Police were seeking a 21-year-old man who fired two shots from a handgun at his former girlfriend in the 1800 block of Ashburton St. about 5:30 p.m. Friday - ostensibly because she refused to take his phone calls.

Baltimore County


Arrest -- A man was arrested Saturday and charged with breaking into Sea Best Express in the 2300 block of Eskow Ave. between Nov. 27 and Jan. 13 and stealing $10,000 worth of I-beams. The suspect, identified as David Thiele, 29, of no fixed address, also was charged with possession of narcotics and was being held on $25,000 bond.

White Marsh

Robbery -- A man armed with a knife entered Subway in the 8700 block of Philadelphia Road about 8:30 p.m. Sunday, locked the front door and threatened to stab any employee who failed to cooperate. The man fled after removing an undisclosed sum from a cash register.

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