Police Blotter


May 30, 2007|By RICHARD IRWIN

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



Shooting -- A young man shot in the side about 3:30 p.m. yesterday at Garrison Boulevard and Clifton Avenue was taken by ambulance to Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Police said the victim was expected to survive. His name was withheld pending notification of family members. No arrest had been made and police were without a motive for the shooting. Anyone with information was urged to call the district detective unit at 410-396-2488.


Suspect named -- A homeless man who was chased down by witnesses and arrested Sunday afternoon after the robbery and stabbing of a Charles Village woman was named yesterday by city police as George Thomas Dyson, 48. The 57-year-old victim, whose name was not released, was carrying groceries to her home when she stabbed several times in the 2600 block of St. Paul St. by a man stealing her purse. Dyson is charged with attempted murder.


Theft -- A guitar, its carrying case and a pair of shoes - all valued at $380 - were stolen Sunday or Monday from a 2006 Chrysler parked in the 200 block of W. Madison St. The thief broke a rear side window to gain entry.


Carjacking -- A man operating as an unlicensed cab driver picked up two men in the 1000 block of Orleans St. about 1 a.m. Sunday. They directed him to Aisquith and East Madison streets. There, one of the passengers displayed a handgun and ordered the driver out of his 2006 Mitsubishi Galant. The pair drove off in the car, which had tags 1CW D33.

Theft -- Police were seeking the driver of a 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser with tags 5AP P47 who pumped nearly $47 worth of regular gasoline at a Texaco station in the 4100 block of Pulaski Highway Sunday night and drove off without paying.


Stolen vehicle -- A black 1994 Dodge Ram pickup truck with tags 09P 433 was stolen Monday in the 4800 block of Bayonne Ave.

Thefts -- A red-and-black 2007 Cobra dirt bike valued at $1,400 and a 2007 Cobra motorized scooter of unknown value were stolen in the 5900 block of Kavon Ave. between Friday and Monday.

Stolen vehicle -- Police were seeking a 1997 Ford F-150 pickup truck with tags 505484 that was stolen in the 4900 block of Schwab Ave. between Saturday and Monday.

Stolen vehicle -- A blue four-door 1991 Honda Accord with tags 3CH Y33 was stolen Sunday morning in the 4300 block of Marble Hall Road.

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Robbery/arrests -- Two teenage boys were making a skateboarding home movie near Beechwood and Sherwood roads in Idlewylde about 3 p.m. Monday when five youths, ages 12 to 17, robbed them of their skateboards. A short time later, police arrested five suspects and recovered the skateboards. The arrested youths, none of whom were armed, were charged as juveniles with robbery and released to the custody of their parents.

Burglary/arrests -- Police responding to a burglar alarm at Dumbarton Middle School about 2 a.m. Monday arrested three boys fleeing with a personal organizer taken from a school room. Police said the youths - two 15-year-olds, the other 17 - had entered through a second-floor window. All were charged as juveniles with burglary and released to the custody of their parents.


Vandalism -- Police are seeking the vandal who drove a vehicle onto the front lawns of more than a dozen homes on or near the 200 block of Kali Court in Parkton on May 22, causing serious damage to the properties. Anyone with information was urged to call the precinct at 410-887-1820.

Robbery -- Three males, one 15 and two in their early 20s, were playing basketball on a court at an apartment complex at St. David and St. Elmo courts in the Greentop Manor neighborhood about 4 p.m. Monday when the two older males assaulted the teenager and robbed him.

Burglary -- Someone entered a room at the Marriott Hunt Valley Inn on Shawan Road between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Monday and stole a laptop computer and its carrying case while the room's occupant was out.

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