Police Blotter


April 10, 2009|By Richard Irwin

Police reports in Baltimore city and county:

Southern Baltimore

Homicide After an autopsy by the state medical examiner's office, police said that the death of an unidentified man in his late teens to early 20s who was found in a vacant house in the Carrollton Ridge neighborhood Wednesday afternoon was a homicide. No arrest had been made. Police received an anonymous 911 call from someone who said a body was in the rowhouse in the 1900 block of Wilkens Ave. near Monroe Street. There, police found the man, who was pronounced dead from a gunshot wound to the head. Metro Crime Stoppers at 410-276-8888 is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment.

Central Baltimore

Theft from vehicle A navigational system valued at $200 was stolen Wednesday from a 2005 Honda Accord parked in the 1500 block of St. Paul St. by someone who broke a front passenger-side window to gain entry.

Theft from vehicle A 2003 Buick LeSabre was parked in the 500 block of N. Paca St. on Tuesday or Wednesday when someone entered the vehicle after breaking a side window and stole a navigational system valued at $100.

Eastern Baltimore

Theft Someone broke into a 2003 Ford Focus parked in the 400 block of E. Oliver St. on Wednesday after shattering a window and stole a backpack.

Burglary/arrest Police arrested a man and charged him with breaking into a house in the 700 block of N. Rose St. about 11 a.m. Wednesday and stealing a refrigerator. Officer Tavon Moore was on foot patrol when he observed a man carrying the appliance. When Andre Green, 44, of the 800 block of N. Luzerne Ave. failed to produce proof he had been working in the boarded-up house, he was charged with burglary and theft.

Baltimore County - Towson

Robbery A man with a full white beard and wearing dark clothing entered a 7-Eleven in the 8600 block of Pleasant Plains Road near East Joppa Road about 4:30 a.m. Wednesday and asked the clerk for change. When the clerk opened the cash register, the man shoved the employee aside, removed the drawer containing an undisclosed sum and fled on foot.

Baltimore County - Essex

Burglary Someone broke into a house in the 900 block of Woodlynn Road through the front door early Thursday and stole a .45-caliber semiautomatic Taurus handgun, valued at nearly $600, and medication.

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