Police Blotter

December 09, 2008

police blotter
police reports in baltimore city and county

Northeastern Baltimore
Victim identified Police have identified Michael Harris, 37, of the1700 block of Carswell St. as the man fatally shot Dec. 5 in the 2500 block of Garrett Ave. in the Coldstream-Homestead- Montebello neighborhood. No arrest had been made.

Central Baltimore
Victim named Police on Monday released the name of the man who was shot Dec. 6 in the 700 block of N. Howard St. and died that day at Maryland Shock Trauma Center as Travis Makofski, 28, a resident of that street. Police said Makofski was shot in the face by an unknown assailant about 2:30 a.m. and died less than an hour later at the hospital.

Southern Baltimore
Shooting A man, 27, was shot in the stomach by an unknown assailant shortly before 2 a.m. Monday in the 1800 block of Ramsay St. and was reported in critical condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Police said the man was unable to provide district detectives with details of the shooting.

Southwestern Baltimore
Stolen vehicle A blue 1992 Dodge Spirit with no tags was parked in an alley in the 2000 block of Whistler Ave. over the weekend when it was stolen.

Southeastern Baltimore
Theft Someone entered a boat docked in the 900 block of Fells St. Saturday and stole a 21-inch screen TV, a DVD player, a navigation system, and a radio. Total value of the property was $1,140.

Assault/arrest Two men were arguing outside a bar in the 300 block of E. Lombard St. about 1 a.m. Saturday when one man pulled out a knife and threatened the other. When police arrived, the armed man fled, dropping a bag containing marijuana before he was captured. Charged with assault with a deadly weapon and possession of marijuana was Michael Bryant, 23, of the 100 block of S. Bouldin St.

Robbery Police were seeking two men who assaulted a man, 37, in the 3200 block of E. Jefferson St. about 10 a.m. Saturday and robbed him of his cell phone and a wallet containing more than $100. The victim sustained minor injuries to his face and was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Burglary A laptop computer valued at $500 and more than $400 cash were stolen over the weekend from a house in the 2200 block of Cambridge St. by someone who entered through a first-floor window.

Burglary Someone broke into a house in the 500 block of S. Duncan St. Friday through the front door and stole a laptop computer, an iPod, a watch, three rings, a necklace and stereo speakers. The property was valued at $4,800.

Stolen vehicle Police were seeking a champagne-colored 2006 Ford Taurus with tags ZEP G21 that was stolen over the weekend in the 400 block of N. Belnord Ave.

Stolen vehicle A silver 2002 Hyundai Elantra with tags CJG 342 was stolen between Oct. 30 and Saturday in the 100 block of S. Patterson Park Ave.

Theft A purse and a cell phone were stolen Sunday from a 2005 Dodge Neon parked in the first block of S. Front St.

Robbery A woman, 43, was standing in the 1300 block of E. Fayette St. about 1 p.m. Friday smoking a cigarette when a man pressed what might have been a handgun into her back and robbed her of $127.

Baltimore Co. – Pikesville
Assault/arrest A man, 30, and a woman were walking in the first block of Wytchwood Court about 11 a.m. Sunday when a man known to the couple threatened the woman with a bat and then struck the man with the weapon. Arrested at the scene and charged with first and second-degree assault was Ezar Jackson, 26, of the 4000 block of The Alameda in Northeast Baltimore. The male victim was treated at Sinai Hospital for minor injuries and was released.


Baltimore Co. – Woodlawn
Armed robbery Two men, one armed with a handgun, robbed Pep Boys in the 8600 block of Liberty Road of an undisclosed sum of money about 5 p.m. Saturday.

Baltimore Co. – North Point
Theft Charges of theft were pending against a 35-year-old East Baltimore man who attempted to leave Wal-Mart in the 2300 block of North Point Blvd. Sunday without paying for video games valued at $100.The man had identification and was released.

Theft Tools and an iPod, all valued at $300, were stolen Sunday from a 2002 Nissan Frontier sport utility vehicle parked in the 7800 block of Fairgreen Road.

Richard Irwin

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