Police Blotter

December 24, 2007|By Richard Irwin

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



Shooting -- District detectives were investigating the shooting of a man about 9:20 p.m. last night in an apartment in the 4400 block of Fairview Ave. near Dickeyville. The victim was taken by a city Fire Department ambulance to Sinai Hospital for treatment of a nonlife-threatening wound. No arrest had been made, and details of the shooting were not available.


Robbery -- Police are seeking three male juveniles who robbed the Citgo gas station in the 1900 block of Belair Road shortly after 5 p.m. Friday. Upon seeing the cashier's booth door ajar, one of the youths pulled the 19-year-old attendant outside and struck him in the face. During the attack, another youth entered the booth and removed an undisclosed sum of money from a cash register.


Carjacking -- A woman, 60, was standing outside her silver four-door 2003 Dodge Neon about 8 p.m. Friday to check how close to the curb she had parked when a man entered the vehicle on the driver's side. When the woman pulled on his hooded sweat jacket in an effort to force him from the car, the man pulled out a handgun and threatened to shoot her. The woman retreated, and the gunman drove off. The car has tags 9BH M52.

Robbery -- An employee of Comcast Cable was parked in the 4000 block of Fordleigh Road about 6 p.m. Thursday when a man armed with a knife robbed him of $30, a cell phone valued at $500, his wallet and a pocket knife. Police said the knife used by the robber was recovered nearby.

Robbery -- A man, 40, was walking in the 3600 block of Clarks Lane about 7:30 p.m. Friday when a man armed with a metal pipe demanded his property. When the victim hesitated, the other man struck him in the head with the pipe before robbing him of a bag containing a cook book, a T-shirt and a DVD.

Robbery try -- Three men attacked a man, 30, in the 4000 block of Glengyle Ave. about 7:30 p.m. Friday while attempting to rob him. When the victim fought back, the three assailants fled without taking any money or property. The victim refused medical treatment for injuries to his face and head. No arrests have been made.

Home invasion -- Four men, one armed with a handgun and all dressed in black and wearing black masks, forced their way into a house in the 5300 block of Beaufort Ave. about 6:30 p.m. Friday and bound a girl, 16, and a man, 23, at the wrists with duct tape. After ransacking the house, the men fled with a safe containing coins of unknown value and documents.

Baltimore County

White Marsh

Burglary -- Coins valued at $400 were stolen between Friday and Saturday from several dresser drawers in the bedroom of a house in the 8100 block of Woodhaven Road. There were no signs of forced entry.


Burglary -- Between 10 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday, someone broke into Beltway Plaza Liquors in the 7600 block of Belair Road after smashing a front window with a rock and stole three miniature bottles of liquor and several pieces of beef jerky.

Burglary -- Two guitars - all valued at $400 - were stolen yesterday from a house in the 2600 block of Matthews Drive by someone who entered through a basement window.


Robbery try -- A man, 48, was about to enter a bank in the 10300 block of Reisterstown Road about 9 a.m. Saturday when an apparently unarmed man exited a car and demanded his money. Instead of complying, the man fled. The would-be robber drove off empty-handed.


Burglary -- A security box containing documents was stolen over the weekend from a house in the 4200 block of Mary Ridge Drive by someone who entered through a basement window.

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