Police Blotter


August 20, 2009|By Richard Irwin

Police reports in Baltimore city and county:

Eastern Baltimore

Shooting/arrest: A 64-year-old man was arrested early Wednesday at his home in the 2100 block of Homewood Ave. and was charged with attempted murder in the shooting a short time earlier of another man. Police responding to a report of a shooting shortly after 1 a.m. found the victim, 52, lying in the street and bleeding from a bullet wound to the upper body. The victim, whose name was not released, was taken by a city Fire Department ambulance to an area hospital. His condition was not available. At the scene, police investigating the shooting received information about a suspect who was seen entering a house on the street after the shooting. Police entered the house and arrested Linwood Jerome Foster. Foster was being held at Central Booking and Intake Center.

Baltimore Co. -- Essex

Robbery: Police were seeking two teenage boys who assaulted another boy, 16, at Eastern Avenue and Oliver Beach Road about 11:30 p.m. Saturday and robbed him of his green 2007 Kawasaki KLX dirt bike valued at $4,000 after knocking him to the ground. Police said the victim didn't report the incident until Tuesday afternoon.

Baltimore Co. -- North Point

Armed robbery: A man, 19, was walking down an alley in the 7900 block of Kavanagh Road about 1:30 p.m. Monday when another man known to him stepped from the porch of a house and robbed him of $3 while brandishing a knife. No arrest had been made.

Baltimore Co. -- Parkville

Burglary/stolen vehicle: While the male occupant of a house in the 8800 block of Spring Road was sleeping on a living room couch between 9 p.m. Monday and 7 a.m. Tuesday, someone entered the house through the front door and stole a set of keys. The intruder then exited the house and drove off in the occupant's blue 2009 Honda Civic with tags 6FE E38.

Baltimore Co. -- Pikesville

Vandalism: Police were seeking whoever detonated an explosive device, probably a fire cracker, inside a mailbox in the 7700 block of Grasty Road about 9:30 p.m. Monday. Anyone with information is asked to call the precinct at 410-887-1279.

-Richard Irwin

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