Police Blotter

November 19, 2007|By Richard Irwin

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



Shooting -- A man was shot about 8:35 p.m. yesterday in the 1400 block of Pennsylvania Ave. and was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Police said the victim was not cooperating and that details were not available.

Theft/arrest -- A 65-year-old Ohio man was detained Friday by a security officer during a coin show at the Baltimore Convention Center, held for police and then charged with stealing at least $12,000 worth of collectible coins from at least four displays. Taken from Letch Worth Coins were 14 coins from 1800 to 1900 valued at $5,327; seven coins from 1854 to 1926 valued at $4,950 from collector Brian Kuszmar; 43 coins between 1800 and 1900 from P. Silverton valued at $1,875 and seven buffalo nickels valued at nearly $300 from Bach's Coin Box. Held at Central Booking and Intake Center was Keith Lucas of Euclid.


Burglary -- A water jug containing $2,000 worth of quarters was stolen Thursday from a house in the 3800 block of Claremont Ave. after someone pried open a basement window.

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Robbery/arrests -- Two teenage girls were arrested Friday afternoon and charged as adults in the stabbing and robbery of another girl, 17, near the light rail station in the 5000 block of Painter's Mill Road in Owings Mills. The two suspects are schoolmates of the victim. Police said the victim was robbed of a carrying bag and $50 about 3:40 p.m. A steak knife believed used in the assault and robbery was recovered. Charged were Mercedes Thompson, 17, of the 1500 block of Barrett Road and Kiah Abdul-Salaam, 17, of the 7500 block of Ashton Valley Way.Police said the money was not recovered.

Burglary -- A resident of the 600 block of Main St. in Reisterstown was sleeping about 4 a.m. Saturday when she was awakened by a noise. Upon investigating, the woman observed a man leaving her home carrying a DVD. When seen, the man dropped the property and fled. Discovered missing were a 57-inch TV, video games, a CD player and several DVDs.

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