Police Blotter


April 19, 2007|By RICHARD IRWIN

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



Suspicious death -- The body of an unidentified white male was found yesterday afternoon partially submerged in a marshy area in Westport, and police have called the death suspicious pending an autopsy. About 2:30 p.m., police received a report that a body was found off the 2000 block of Annapolis Road, near Clare Street. Police said the body was taken to the state medical examiner's office. Anyone with information is asked to call the city homicide squad at 410-396-2100.


Bodies identified -- Police yesterday released the names of the man and woman whose decomposed bodies were found March 21 in their home in the 3200 block of Normount Ave. Nicole Monroe, a police spokeswoman, said the bodies were identified as Phillp Hines, 36, and Dontrelle Nesmith, 29, both of the Normount Avenue address. Monroe said their deaths have been ruled suspicious pending the results of autopsies.


Burglary attempt -- Someone tried to enter the Bolton Hill home of Circuit Judge Thomas Ward on Tuesday night by shattering a door window with a brick. A man wearing a red key chain around his neck with several gold keys hanging from it was being sought.


Burglary -- A gas generator, miter saw, power tools, an air compressor, cordless phone and a floor heater were stolen from Kelly's Glass Builders in the 1900 block of N. Charles St. on Monday or Tuesday.

Arrest -- Responding to a burglary in progress at a house in the 100 block of W. Monument St. about 4 a.m. Tuesday, Officer Michael Taylor entered the basement and arrested an intruder. Charged with burglary was Dante Roy Harbin, 38, of the 1000 block of N. Woodyear St.


Burglary -- Musical instruments valued at nearly $9,500 were stolen Tuesday from a storage room in the 1000 block of E. Fayette St.

Burglary -- A laptop computer, camera, a drill and an iPod - all valued at $4,000 - were stolen Tuesday from a house in the 2400 block of Jefferson St.

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Burglary -- Three computers, two digital cameras, cash and an iPod - all valued at nearly $4,300 - were stolen Tuesday from an apartment in the 200 block of Preston Court.


Assault/arrest -- Two men were arguing in their home in the 10200 block of Sunnylake Place on Monday afternoon when one cut the other's hand with a sword. Arrested and charged with aggravated assault was Ronald Price, 62.

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