Police Blotter

December 25, 2007|By Richard Irwin

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



Shooting -- A 14-year-old boy was being treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital for a gunshot wound to the upper right leg. Police said the shooting occurred about 3 p.m. Sunday in the 700 block of Wharton Court but that the victim refused to cooperate with investigators.

Theft -- Three pairs of tennis shoes, a watch and tools - all of unknown value - were stolen Sunday from a 1996 Honda parked in the 1200 block of Wilcox St. Entry was gained by removing a window from the car's frame.


Theft -- Someone broke into a 2003 Chrysler Concord parked in the 600 block of E. 36th St. over the weekend by forcing a door and stole a purse containing personal property of unknown value.

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Burglary -- A plasma TV of unknown value was stolen between Friday and Sunday from Group Insurance Solutions in the 900 block of Ridgebrook Road.


Arrest -- A man, 55, was arrested about 4 p.m. Sunday and charged with breaking into an apartment in the first block of Hanover Road in Reisterstown and assaulting a man, 56, and a woman, the former girlfriend of the accused. Thomas Mark Powley, of no fixed address, was being held on unspecified bond at the county Detention Center in Towson. Neither victim was injured. Police said Powley had been thrown out of the apartment earlier that day.


Burglary -- Someone broke into an apartment in the 3700 block of N. Rolling Road Saturday through a kitchen window and poured liquid bleach onto the clothing of a female resident. The intruder also stole the woman's tennis shoes. Police said the incident appeared to be the result of a domestic dispute.


Robbery -- An apparently unarmed man entered High's Dairy Store in the 5300 block of East Drive in Arbutus about 7 p.m. Sunday and gave a clerk a note demanding money. The man fled with an undisclosed sum.

Robbery try -- Police were seeking a man who attempted to rob an employee of Paradise Suds, a laundromat in the 6400 block of Frederick Road. After entering the business, the man asked the male employee if he had change for a $100 bill. When the employee said he didn't, the man implied he had a gun and demanded the employee's money. When the employee said he had none, the man fled.

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