Police Blotter

January 23, 2008|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore

Western

Carjacking -- Police were seeking two men, one with a handgun, who forced a woman out of her gold-colored 2006 Chrysler Sebring with tags 4DJ 904 about 7:30 p.m. Monday while the woman was stopped at a traffic light in the 900 block of Chauncy Ave. in Reservoir Hill. Before the men sped away, the gunman fired at least one shot into the air as a warning to the woman, who was uninjured.

Eastern

Robbery -- A man, 32, was walking in the 1800 block of N. Chapel St. about 9 p.m. Monday when he was attacked by two men, one with a knife, who robbed him of $3. Before the men fled, the man with the knife stabbed the victim in the stomach. The victim was taken by a city Fire Department ambulance to Johns Hopkins Hospital and was reported in good condition. Police said both men were wearing red bandannas over their faces and that one was wearing a jacket with a cartoon character on the front.

Southern

Arrest -- Jerod Gilmore, 17, of the 2100 block of Eagle St. was arrested yesterday at his home on a warrant charging him as an adult in the armed robbery of two state correctional officers in the 100 block of S. Monroe St. on Jan. 12. Police said the officers, 30 and 43, were robbed of several hundred dollars and a cell phone by at least two young men, one armed with a handgun and the other with an AK-47 assault rifle. Gilmore was being held at Central Booking and Intake Center.

Stabbing -- Police continue to seek two teenage males in the stabbing of a man, 18, during an argument at the Patapsco Avenue Flea Market in the 1400 block of W. Patapsco Ave. on Saturday afternoon. During the argument, the victim was held by one of the teenagers while the other stabbed him at least three times in the stomach. The victim was listed in critical condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Stabbing -- A Columbia man was stabbed in the right forearm and back shortly before 1 a.m. Saturday when he went to the aid of a friend during an altercation with several other men outside the Cross Street Market in the 1100 block of Light St. The victim was given a ride to Howard County General Hospital, where he was treated and released.

Baltimore County

Franklin

Arson -- Someone entered a garage in the 4400 block of Marriottsville Road early Sunday and used an incendiary device to set fire to a 2003 Saturn and a 2001 Toyota Camry. Both were destroyed; damage was set at $25,000.

Burglary -- Five video games, two video-game controllers and a black light - all valued at $300 - were stolen Sunday from an apartment in the first block of Woodthorne Court.

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