Police Blotter


December 11, 2008|By RICHARD IRWIN

Police reports in Baltimore city and county:

Eastern Baltimore

Shooting Police said the shooting of a man, 39, in a house in the 900 block of N, Collington Ave. about 9 p.m. Tuesday appeared to be drug-related. The victim was watching TV when two men entered the house and demanded money before he was shot. The victim was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Central Baltimore

Theft/arrest A man, 53, from Northeast Baltimore was arrested Tuesday by security officers when he tried to leave Rite Aid in the 300 block of W. Lexington St. without paying for a digital camera valued at $40 that he hid in his coat. Police charged Benjamin Scott of the 1700 block of Chilton St.

Theft On Saturday or Sunday, someone entered the bridal room at a downtown hotel in the 200 block of N Charles St. and stole two diamond rings, a diamond necklace and a gold chain, all valued at nearly $3,000. The theft was reported Tuesday.

Southern Baltimore

Shooting A boy, 15, was in serious condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center after he was shot in the back and right arm about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday by an unidentified gunman who confronted him in the backyard of a house in the 1800 block of W. Lombard St. Police had no motive for the shooting.

Southeastern Baltimore

Robbery A gunman entered Gentlemen's Barber Shop in the 1700 block of Fleet St. about 3 p.m. Tuesday and ordered at least one employee and customers into a rear room and forced them onto the floor. The gunman then robbed four men of their wallets containing a total of nearly $800 and two cell phones. The gunman drove off in a black Dodge Durango with unknown tags.

Robbery Police seek two men, one armed with a semiautomatic handgun, who robbed Highland Liquors in the 600 block of S. Conkling St. of an undisclosed sum of money about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Baltimore Co. -- Essex

Burglary Video games, a 12-gauge shotgun and a gold wedding band, all valued at nearly $1,300, were stolen Monday from a house in the first block of Compression Court in Middle River by someone who entered through a rear window.

Baltimore Co. -- Cockeysville

Burglary Police were seeking two young men who broke into an apartment in the10300 block of Society Park Drive on Tuesday afternoon and stole a 50-inch TV and a laptop computer. When spotted by a maintenance man, one of the intruders dropped the TV, which was recovered. Another apartment had been broken into, but it was not known if any property was stolen.

Baltimore Sun Articles
Please note the green-lined linked article text has been applied commercially without any involvement from our newsroom editors, reporters or any other editorial staff.