Police Blotter


August 18, 2009|By Richard Irwin

Police reports in Baltimore city and county:

Eastern Baltimore

Shooting: A woman was shot in the leg shortly after 6 p.m. Monday while she stood in the 1500 block of E. Lafayette Ave. near Rutland Avenue. She was taken by a city Fire Department ambulance to Johns Hopkins Hospital for treatment. Details of the shooting and the woman's condition were not available, and no arrest had been made. Anyone with information is urged to call the district's detective unit at 410-396-2433.

Southern Baltimore

Armed robbery: Police were seeking a gunman who robbed an Asian restaurant (no name) in the 1100 block of Hollins St. of a cash register containing an undisclosed sum of money about 9 p.m Sunday. After the gunman entered the business, he displayed a large-caliber semiautomatic handgun, picked up the cash register and fled. District detectives are investigating the robbery.

Northeastern Baltimore

Shooting: A man, 18, was shot in the chest by an unknown assailant about 11 p.m. Saturday in the 5600 block of Force Road and was reported in good condition at an area hospital. Police said the bullet exited the victim's back and that he was unable to provide details. Anyone with information is urged to call the district's detective unit at 410-396-2444.

Baltimore Co. -- White Marsh

Robberies: About 9:25 p.m. Saturday, a man entered the Burger King in the 4100 block of Wholesale Club Drive, forced at least one employee into a freezer, then ordered another employee into the office and removed an undisclosed sum of money from a safe before fleeing on foot. Police said the bandit then entered the Arby's across the street a few minutes later,and forced an employee to give him money.

Theft: Someone entered a vehicle parked in the driveway of a house in the 8500 block of Philadelphia Road between Saturday night and early Sunday and removed a radio, tools, jewelry and vehicle brake parts, all valued at nearly $4,000.

Theft: A navigational system valued at $150 was stolen over the weekend from a vehicle parked in the 300 block of Willow Ave.

Thefts: A wallet, $4 in change and a spare car key were stolen over the weekend from an unlocked vehicle parked in the driveway of a house in the 4500 block of Fullerton Ave. In the 4900 block of Fullerton Ave. on Friday, someone broke into a vehicle parked in a driveway and stole a navigational system valued at $150.

Burglary: A 2008 Xing-150 motorized scooter valued at $1,300 was stolen Sunday from the front porch of a house in the 7900 block of Underhill Road.

Baltimore Co. -- Essex

Armed robbery: A man, 27, was seated in his car while parked at The Commons of White Marsh Apartments in Middle River about 12:05 a.m. Saturday when two gunmen forced him from the vehicle and robbed him of $150 and a cell phone.

Burglary: A 50 cc dirt bike valued at $500 was stolen Saturday from the yard of a house in the first block of Volz Ave.

Baltimore Co. -- Cockeysville

Assault/arrest: Several men were arguing in the parking lot of a restaurant in the 2300 block of York Road about 1 a.m. Saturday when one of them pulled out a fully loaded Ruger .45-caliber semiautomatic handgun and threatened the others. Detained by the men and arrested at the scene and charged with possession of cocaine, assault, possession of a deadly weapon and other offenses was Jeffrey Gregory, 42, of Petersburg, Va.

Baltimore Co. -- Pikesville

Armed robbery: Police were seeking a man who displayed a handgun in his waistband while standing in a check-out line at the Giant in the 3600 block of Milford Mill Road about 1:20 p.m. Sunday and ordered the clerk to give him money from her cash register. The man escaped with an undisclosed sum.

Burglary: Someone broke into several coin-operated washing and drying machines in the laundry room of an apartment building in the 7900 block of Dunhill Village Circle over the weekend and removed an undisclosed amount of coins.

- Richard Irwin

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