Police Blotter

December 28, 2007|By Richard Irwin

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



Victim named -- Police have released the name of the man fatally shot Monday night in the 2400 block of Reisterstown Road. Police said yesterday that William Harper, 36, of the 1300 block of N. Calhoun St. was shot about 7:30 p.m. and died less than two hours later at Sinai Hospital.


Homicide -- Police continue to seek the person who fatally shot a man Dec. 20 near the 2600 block of S. Paca St. in the Mount Winans community. The victim, whose name is being withheld pending notification of relatives, was found about 3:15 a.m. and was pronounced dead at the scene.


Theft -- Clothing valued at $100 was stolen Tuesday from a 1995 Nissan parked in the 300 block of N. Calvert St.


Victim identified -- Kevin Bacon, 46, of the 900 block of Homestead St., has been identified as the man who died after being shot Wednesday in the 1700 block of N. Dallas St.

Stolen vehicle -- A beige 1999 Toyota Corolla with tags 6BT W47 was stolen Wednesday in the 900 block of N. Eden St.

Assault -- A man, 41, was standing at a bus stop in the 500 block of E. North Ave. about 4 a.m. Wednesday when he was attacked by another man who stabbed him in the neck with a sharp object. The victim suffered a minor injury and was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Assault/arrest -- Two brothers were arguing at about 3 a.m. Tuesday in their mother's home in the 1900 block of Oak Hill Ave. when one brother, 62, slashed the other, 61, on the right side of the face with a knife, police said. Arrested and charged with aggravated assault was Gregory J. Bean. William Bean was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital and was released.

Burglary -- Someone broke into Eastside Society Bar in the 1200 block of N. Collington Ave. through the roof between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning and stole money from several vending machines.


Armed robbery -- A man armed with a knife entered T&A Mart in the 3500 block of Pelham Ave. about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday and ordered an employee to give him money from a cash register. The robber fled with more than $100.

Baltimore County

White Marsh

Burglary -- Tools, copper pipes and electrical wiring -- all valued at $1,800 -- were stolen between Dec. 21 and Wednesday from a house in the 1200 block of Chesaco Ave..

Burglary -- Someone entered a barn in the 11000 block of Franklinville Road between Dec. 20 and Dec. 21 and stole a snowplow and the luggage rack from a vehicle parked in the barn. The burglary was reported Wednesday.

North Point

Theft -- Police were seeking the person who broke into two vehicles parked outside a convenience store in the 7700 block of German Hill Road between 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Wednesday and stole $504 from one vehicle and $50 from another. Police said the thefts were recorded on a surveillance camera outside the store.


Burglary/arrest -- Police arrested one teenage boy Wednesday and were seeking several others who broke into a vacant apartment in the first block of King's Crossing that day. Several boys were seen fleeing the apartment, and police captured one of them in a foot chase. The 17-year-old boy was charged as a juvenile with fourth-degree burglary and was released into the custody of his parents.


Robbery -- A man, 24, was walking along Liberty Road near Sedgemoor Road about 4:20 a.m. Wednesday when four young men, one armed with a shotgun, forced him into a nearby parking lot and robbed him of $67. During the robbery, the man armed with the shotgun struck the victim with the weapon then fired two shots that missed him.


Robbery -- Police were seeking a man who assaulted a woman as she walked to her car in the 4000 block of McDowell Lane about 5 p.m. Wednesday, pushed her to the ground and stole her purse containing cash and property valued at $30. The woman, 56, refused medical treatment for a minor injury.

Burglary -- Someone broke into a house in the 100 block of Seminole Ave. through a window between Monday and Wednesday and stole a 3-carat diamond engagement ring valued at $12,000.

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