Police Blotter

Police Blotter

February 23, 2007|By Richard Irwin

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



Shooting -- Two men were seated in a Ford Crown Victoria at a traffic signal in the 2100 block of Woodbourne Ave. about 7 p.m. Wednesday when they became involved in an argument with the driver of a Lincoln Town Car that stopped next to them. During the argument, the driver of the Lincoln fired a handgun into the Ford, striking a 17-year-old passenger in the head. The victim was in critical condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.


Victim identified -- Police named 22-year-old Charles Pace of the 2200 block of E. Chase St. yesterday as the man who was fatally shot early Monday in the 2300 block of Barclay St. No arrest had been made, and police said they knew of no motive.

Victim named -- Brian Lessane, 19, of the 1500 block of N. Patterson Park Ave., was identified yesterday as the man found shot to death Monday morning in an alley in the 1000 block of N. Broadway. No arrest had been made.


Robbery -- Police were seeking two teenage males, one armed with a handgun, who robbed a pizza deliveryman of $8 in the 400 block of N. Streeper St. about 2:40 p.m. Tuesday.

Stolen vehicle -- A green 1995 Jeep Cherokee with tags KZH 94A was stolen Tuesday in the 1500 block of Eastern Ave.


Burglary -- Someone broke into a convenience store in the 100 block of W. Saratoga St. early Wednesday and removed an undisclosed sum of money from an automated teller machine, $1,000 worth of cigarettes from a display and $200 from a cash register.

Carjacking -- A man armed with a knife and accompanied by a teenage girl forced a woman to give up her keys in the 2200 block of Linden Ave. about 10 p.m. Tuesday and drove off in her white 2006 Mitsubishi Galant with tags 3BW G11.


Shooting -- A 25-year-old man was seated in a car stopped at Cross Street and Washington Boulevard about 11 p.m. Wednesday when someone fired several shots into the vehicle, hitting him in both legs. The man was reported in serious condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Burglary -- Someone broke into a house in the 2500 block of Marbourne Ave. on Tuesday and removed $130 from a second-floor bedroom.


Shooting -- Police were seeking a man who fired several shots into a car parked in the 2900 block of Presbury St. about 6 p.m. Wednesday, striking a passenger in the chest and leg. The victim, 24, was in serious condition at Maryland Shock Trauma.

Baltimore County


Kidnapping/robbery -- Police were seeking a man and a woman who forced a 28-year-old man into their car in the 10100 block of York Road about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and drove him a short distance before robbing him of more than $1,000. The couple's car was said to have New Jersey tag VLX W73.

White Marsh

Burglary -- Jewelry, cash and a watch -- valued together at $8,600 -- were stolen Wednesday from a house in the 8800 block of Dove Drive by someone who entered through a rear basement window.


Burglary -- A dirt bike valued at $450 was stolen Wednesday from a shed in the first block of Congressional Court.


Armed robbery -- A gunman robbed the 7-Eleven in the 6300 block of Frederick Road of cigarettes and $39 about 1:40 a.m. Wednesday and escaped in a 2000 Dodge Stratus that had been reported stolen in Southwest Baltimore on Monday. The car was found abandoned with its engine running a short distance from the robbery scene. In the vehicle, police found property taken in the robbery.


Burglary -- Three televisions, jewelry, a digital video disc player and cash -- valued together at $6,600 -- were stolen Monday night or Tuesday morning from Sam & Vee's Nail Spa in the 700 block of Reisterstown Road by someone who entered after breaking a glass door with a brick.

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