Police Blotter

December 21, 2007|By Richard Irwin

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



Shooting -- A 42-year-old man from Division Street in West Baltimore was standing outside a house in the 4400 block of Groveland Ave. with several other men about 4 a.m. yesterday when he became involved in an argument with one of the men and was shot. Police said the bullet grazed the man's head, and that he was taken by a city Fire Department ambulance to Sinai Hospital. His condition was not available, and no arrest had been made.


Shootings -- A man and a teenage boy were shot about 6:15 p.m. Wednesday while near North Milton Avenue and East Fayette Street. The man was standing with other people when someone shot him in the right leg. He was taken by ambulance to Johns Hopkins Hospital and listed in good condition. The other victim, 17, told police he was walking near the group of men when he was also shot in the right leg. Police said that victim walked to Hopkins and was treated.


Shooting -- A man, 46, and his wife were walking in the 1100 block of S. Carey St. about 8 p.m. Wednesday when they were stopped by a gunman who demanded their money and valuables. During a struggle with the gunman, the husband was shot in the neck and a hand. The woman was not injured. The victims fled to their house nearby and called 911. The husband was treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. The gunman fled with no money or property and was being sought.


Stolen vehicle -- An ice-blue Hyundai Sonata with tags 4CA 161 was stolen Tuesday in the 1000 block of Somerset St.

Burglary -- Someone entered an apartment in the 1600 block of E. Eager St. on Tuesday through a balcony door and stole several pieces of jewelry from a bedroom.


Cutting -- Police were seeking three teenagers who attacked a man, 43, as he walked in the 2700 block of Huntingdon Ave. about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. They struck him with their fists and kicked him, and one of the youths stabbed the man in the left leg before all three fled. The victim was treated at Sinai Hospital.

Theft -- A global positioning system valued at $150 was stolen Wednesday from a 2007 Honda Accord parked in the first block of W. 20th St.


Robberies -- Twin sisters were inside Penn North Carryout in the 1600 block of W. North Ave. about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday when a man who implied he was armed with a handgun robbed one sister of $10 and nearly $200 from the other.

Robbery try -- An employee of New Taste of China in the 1000 block of W. Baltimore St. was seated in his car in front of the business about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday when a gunman ordered him out of the car. When the employee refused, the gunman fled.

Baltimore County

White Marsh

Burglary -- While the residents of a house in the first block of Maple Ave. were sleeping between 12:30 a.m. and 6 a.m. Wednesday, someone entered their home and stole a plasma TV and a set of car keys - all valued at $2,700.

Thefts -- More than two dozen vehicles owned by Camz Corp. in the 9800 block of Philadelphia Road were parked on company property Tuesday and Wednesday when they were broken into. A CB radio was stolen from each.


Burglary -- Two generators - all valued at $3,600 - were stolen Tuesday or Wednesday from T&H Fencing in the 10900 block of Pulaski Highway by someone who entered the property after cutting a hole in a security fence.

Burglary/arrest -- A man, 31, who fled the backyard of a house in the 1300 block of Waterview Way on Wednesday when seen by a resident was arrested nearby. He was charged with second-degree burglary and possession of heroin and was held at the precinct. Police identified the suspect as David C. Anthony of the 9700 block of Matzon Road. No property was reported taken from the house.


Robbery/arrests -- Five teenage boys were arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged with robbing a boy, 16, of his cell phone at knifepoint at a dead end on Douglas Avenue that day. One youth, 16, possessed the knife and was charged as an adult. His name was not available. The others were charged as juveniles.

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