Police Blotter

Police Blotter

August 18, 2007|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore

Central

Theft -- A laptop computer and a portable video game - all valued at nearly $1,000 - were stolen Thursday from a Range Rover parked in the 400 block of Guilford Ave.

Northern

Arrest -- Police responding to a report of a motorist in possession of a handgun in the 2400 block of Cylburn Ave. about 12:30 a.m. Thursday stopped the man in the area and found a .22 handgun in his car. Charged with unlawful possession of a handgun was Steven Washington Jr., 19, of the 5300 block of Elsrode Ave. Washington, a hospital security officer, told police he found the gun on West Belvedere Avenue. The gun was being examined to see if it had been used in a crime.

Southeastern

Theft -- A man, 28, was walking in the 300 block of Loneys Lane Thursday evening when he was stopped by a woman who asked to use his cell phone. When the man gave the phone to the woman, she fled.

Burglary -- Someone broke into an apartment in the 100 block of S. Highland Ave. through the front door Wednesday and removed $56 from a bedroom dresser.

Western

Stolen vehicle -- A green 1989 Pontiac Bonneville with tags 6CM H09 was stolen in the 1800 block of W. Fairmount Ave. between Sunday and Thursday.

Burglary -- Paint, primer, lights, faucets, a drill, hardware and a circular saw - all valued at more than $600 - were stolen Thursday from a house under renovation in the 1800 block of Braddish Ave.

Burglary -- Police were seeking a suspect who broke into Druid Hill Family Health Center in the 1500 block of W. North Ave. through a rear door between Wednesday night and Thursday morning and removed an undetermined amount of money from at least two vending machines.

Assault -- A warrant was issued charging a male with beating his ex-girlfriend's boyfriend with a table leg. The victim was home in the 1300 block of W. Lanvale St. about 8:30 a.m. Thursday when the suspect entered through a window off a fire escape and attacked him before fleeing. The victim sustained head injuries and was reported in serious but stable condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Assault -- A man, 39, was walking in the 2200 block of Pennsylvania Ave. about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday when one of several younger males yelled out, "Let's get him!" The youths then kicked and struck the victim with sticks and their fists, causing head lacerations. The victim was treated at Maryland General Hospital. There were no arrests.

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