Police Blotter


June 17, 2008|By RICHARD IRWIN

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



Shooting: A woman, 40, was sitting with several other people on the steps of a house in the 2000 block of N. Pulaski St. about 10 p.m. Sunday when two men, one with a handgun, left a nearby alley and fired several shots, hitting the woman in the right shoulder and a forearm. The woman was treated at a hospital and was expected to survive. It was not known whether the woman was the gunman's intended target.


Theft : A global positioning system device, a small refrigerator and $40 were stolen Sunday from a 2005 Toyota van parked in the 1000 block of Covington St.


Theft/arrest : An 11-year-old boy was arrested Sunday when he attempted to leave Best Buy in the 600 block of E. Pratt St. without paying for a car cigarette lighter adapter valued at $25.

Theft: A multispeed bicycle, secured to a light pole in the 400 block of N. Charles St. and valued at $1,500, was stolen Saturday by someone who cut the lock and chain.

Theft : Someone entered a Chevrolet Blazer parked in the first block of S. Howard St. on Saturday and stole a 7-inch TV, a cell phone, 60 compact discs, 12 digital video discs and video games. The property was valued at $1800.

Burglary: A 35mm camera, jewelry, a video camera, $500 and a set of keys were stolen Saturday from a house in the first block of Cherry Blossom Way. Also stolen was the occupant's red, four-door 2000 Chevrolet Cobalt with tags 5DC S09.

Burglary: A charcoal drawing valued at $50 was stolen Saturday from a house in the 500 block of Bloom St. by someone who entered through a rear door.

Burglary: Someone entered a tavern in the 700 block of W. Pratt St. through a rear door over the weekend and removed $220 from a cash register.

Theft: A radio and a radar detector were stolen Sunday from a 2003 Nissan Altima parked in the 100 block of S. Gay St.

Theft: A man was about to enter the Hyatt Regency Hotel in the 300 block of Light St. on Sunday when another man stole a $1,200 laptop computer he was carrying.

Burglary: A digital camera, cash, a cell phone and video games were stolen over the weekend from an apartment in the 900 block of St. Paul St.


Robbery: A man, 40, was walking in the 1200 block of Edison Highway about 7:20 p.m. Sunday when a man armed with an unknown weapon robbed him of $17.

Robbery try : Police were seeking a gunman who failed to rob a man, 69, in the 400 block of N. Gay St. about 3 p.m. Sunday, then fired several shots at the man as he fled. Police said at least one bullet struck the victim's vintage 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air parked nearby.


Burglary: Several feet of copper down-spouting was stolen between Friday and Sunday from a house in the 3800 block of Greenway in Homeland.

Shooting: A man, 20, was in the 3600 block of Ash St. in Hampden about 12:30 a.m. Sunday when he was shot in the stomach. The victim was in good condition at a hospital.

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