Police Blotter

Police Blotter

August 20, 2007|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore

Central

Arrest -- Three women were walking in the first block of S. Calvert St. about 1:20 p.m. Saturday when a man armed with a knife knocked one of the women to the pavement and stole her purse after stabbing her in the neck. The man fled on foot and was arrested moments later in the 200 block of Holliday St. Police recovered the woman's purse and a knife believed used in the attack. The 57-year-old victim sustained a puncture wound near the carotid artery and was reported in serious condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. About 1 p.m. Friday, a man armed with a knife robbed a woman, 24, of her purse as she left her car at St. Paul and Chase streets. Police say the man captured after the South Calvert Street incident Saturday might be the same man. Multiple assault and robbery charges were pending an investigation, said Lt. Douglas C. Baumgarten.

Southern

Homicide -- Police continue to seek suspects in the fatal stabbing of Karen Kutchey, 51, whose body was found by a mail carrier about noon Thursday near the front door of her home in the 4000 block of Fifth St. in Brooklyn. Police said Kutchey shared the home with her mother, who was out of town at the time. Police declined to reveal details of the slaying, the city's 198th. Metro Crime Stoppers at 410-276-8888 is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment.

Burglary -- Nearly $100 and several bottles of liquor were stolen Friday from Blarney Stone Inn in the 3900 block of S. Hanover St. by someone who entered through the roof.

Theft -- A Global Positioning System valued at nearly $600 was stolen over the weekend from a 2004 Ford Expedition parked in the 1300 block of Sergeant St. by someone who entered the vehicle after breaking a passenger window.

Southeastern

Theft -- Someone broke into a Chevrolet sedan parked in the 800 block of E. Baltimore St. yesterday and removed a Global Positioning System valued at $700.

Robbery -- A man, 66, was riding his bike in the 3200 block of Jefferson St. about 12:10 a.m. Saturday when he was knocked to the pavement by three unidentified teenage males who robbed him of his bike, valued at $350.

Burglary -- Two gray-and-white 2006 Yamaha model 700 Raptor all-terrain vehicles were stolen over the weekend from a garage in the 1600 block of Malvern St. The vehicles had a total value of $23,000.

Theft -- A digital printer of unknown value was stolen Saturday from a 2004 Ford pickup truck parked in the 500 block of S. Haven St. Entry was made by breaking a side window.

Baltimore County

North Point

Shooting/arrest -- Three men were arguing at 45th Street and Fait Avenue near Southeast Middle School about 2:15 a.m. Saturday when the argument erupted into a fight. One man pulled out a handgun and shot the victim, 29, of North Point in the stomach. The gunman and his accomplice fled. Police said the victim was taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, where he was reported in critical but stable condition. Police arrested Isiah Carter, 24, of Amberwood Court and charged him with attempted murder, assault and a handgun violation. A warrant was to be issued for the second man, whose name was not released.

Parkville

Bank robbery -- Police and the FBI were seeking a man who robbed Bank of America in the 7900 block of Belair Road of an undisclosed amount Saturday. After entering the bank shortly after 9 a.m., the man gave a teller a deposit slip on which was written a demand for money. Police said the man implied he was armed. Anyone with information is urged to call the precinct at 410-887-5310 or the Baltimore FBI office at 410-265-8080.

Pikesville

Burglary try -- Someone attempted to break into a house in the 7200 block of Valley Country Court through a rear door over the weekend and fled when the burglar alarm sounded.

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