Police blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

May 31, 2007|By RICHARD IRWIN

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

Baltimore

Northern

Robbery/arrests -- A 23-year-old man was walking in the 3000 block of Greenmount Ave. about 5 p.m. Tuesday when five teenagers attempted to steal the cell phone he was carrying. Turning to flee, the victim quickly dialed 911 before dropping the phone - which one youth picked up as he fled with his accomplices. Moments later, police arrested two of the youths in the 600 block of Gorsuch Ave. and charged them as juveniles with unarmed robbery. Both were being held at the Juvenile Detention Center on Gay Street. The other three were being sought.

Eastern

Homicide arrest -- Charged in a warrant with first-degree murder, Antonio Oliver, 23, of the 300 block of E. 23rd St., surrendered at police headquarters Tuesday. He is charged in the killing of Deandre Hatcher, 17, who was shot in the head and face near Oliver's home about 4 a.m. May 10. Oliver was being held without bail yesterday at Central Booking and Intake Center.

Western

Arrest -- Donielle McCoy, 19, was arrested Tuesday at his home in the 200 block of S. Spring Court by members of the Regional Warrant Apprehension Task Force on a warrant charging him with two counts of armed robbery. McCoy is charged with robbing two men at gunpoint in the 1900 block of W. Lafayette Ave. on May 19.

Burglary -- Someone entered a house in the 1800 block of W. Mulberry St. through a dining room window Tuesday and stole a 5-gallon plastic water jug and a coffee can, each filled with coins.

Robbery -- Three men, one armed with a handgun, robbed a 19-year-old of his cell phone valued at $80 while the victim and another man walked in the 400 block of N. Schroeder St. about 2 a.m. Sunday.

Southern

Robbery -- Police were seeking a gunman who entered the Shell station in the 1700 block of Russell St. about 11 a.m. Monday and forced an employee to give him money from a cash register. The gunman fled with an undisclosed sum.

Robbery -- A 29-year-old woman was attacked by a man as she walked in the first block of E. Hamburg St. about 2 p.m. Tuesday. The man robbed her of her purse containing cash and property - all valued at $925.

Robbery try/shooting -- A 17-year-old was reported in good condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center after he was shot in the left thigh during an attempted robbery in the 1200 block of W. Cross St. about 10 p.m. Sunday.

Central

Theft -- A global positioning system valued at $400 was stolen Tuesday from a 2006 Chevrolet Impala parked in the 900 block of N. Charles St. The thief broke a window to get into the car.

Rape -- A 35-year-old woman reported she was drinking with several other people at a bar on West Franklin Street near Park Avenue on Friday night when she left with a man who took her to a room at a downtown hotel. There, the woman told police, the man gave her a drugged drink and raped her. The woman told police she remained in the room until Sunday, when she left and went home. She reported the incident Tuesday, and described her attacker as more than 6 feet tall and weighing 300 pounds, and with tattoos over much of his body.

Northeastern

Theft -- Someone broke into a 1999 Mitsubishi Galant parked in the 4600 block of Harford Road between Saturday and Tuesday and removed a global positioning system.

Baltimore County

Essex

Burglary -- About 3,000 feet of electrical cable and a gas-powered generator - all valued at nearly $4,000 - were stolen between May 24 and Tuesday from a Miles Electric warehouse under construction in the 1200 block of New Bengies Road.

School break-in -- Someone broke into Woodbridge Elementary School in the 1400 block of Pleasant Valley Drive over the Memorial Day weekend and discharged at least one fire extinguisher and vandalized classrooms. Anyone with information was urged to call the precinct at 410-887-1340.

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