Police Blotter

January 28, 2008|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore

Western

Victim identified -- A man shot multiple times Thursday evening in a liquor store in the 400 block of N. Stricker St. and who died yesterday evening at Maryland Shock Trauma Center has been identified as Sidney Millner, 25, whose address was unavailable. Millner and another man were about to leave B&W Liquors about 5:40 p.m. when each was shot by a gunman who escaped. The other victim was shot in the neck and remains at Shock Trauma.

Victim named -- Police released the name yesterday of the man shot Friday afternoon at West Lafayette Avenue and North Payson Street. Police said Michael Johnson, 24, whose address was not available, was shot in the back and died hours later at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. No arrest had been made, and police said they knew of no motive.

Northern

Shooting -- A boy, 16, remained in critical condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital after being shot in the stomach about 7 p.m. Saturday as he and a friend walked in the 500 block of Ready Ave. Police said a passenger got out of a car and shot the youth. The victim and his uninjured friend were found in a nearby yard.

Southern

Armed robbery/arrests -- A man and two teenage boys were arrested Saturday afternoon in Cherry Hill and charged in the armed robbery of a man in the 200 block of Reedbird Ave. a short time earlier. Arrested when police entered his home in the 1300 block of Gulfport Drive was Aaron Knox, 18. Also arrested were two 16-year-olds.

Eastern

Assault -- A 46-year-old deliveryman for John's Express in the 300 block of S. Broadway was returning to his car in the 1100 block of N. Broadway about 7 p.m. Saturday when he was assaulted by four men, one with a handgun, who struck him in the face, then fled without robbing him.

Baltimore County

Franklin

Arson -- Someone set fire to a vehicle at the Rosewood Center in the 200 block of Rosewood Lane about 9 p.m. Saturday, causing nearly $700 damage. The fire is under investigation.

Pikesville

Burglary -- Someone broke into an AT&T store in the 9400 block of Reisterstown Road about 4 a.m. Friday after breaking a front window and stole $7,000 worth of cell phones. The burglary was discovered by police responding to an alarm.

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