Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

November 12, 2009|By Richard Irwin

Police reports in Baltimore city and county:

Baltimore City

Homicides: Police continue to seek gunmen in the homicides Nov. 3 of two men found shot in vehicles during a four-hour span on opposite sides of the city. Police said Joseph Leegreen Taylor, 28, was found about 6 p.m. in the 1300 block of W. Fayette St. in West Baltimore and was pronounced dead at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. About 10 p.m., Allen Mark Johnson, 32, was shot in the head while seated in a car in the 2400 block of Pickering Drive in Northeast Baltimore and died later at Sinai Hospital. Police said there was no evidence to link the shootings. Metro Crime Stoppers at 410-276-8888 is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment in either homicide.

Baltimore Co. -- North Point

Robbery: Police were seeking a man armed with a semiautomatic handgun who robbed North Point Convenience Store in the 7300 block of North Point Road of an undisclosed sum of money about 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Baltimore Co. -- Essex

Burglary arrests: Two men from East Baltimore were arrested Tuesday and charged with breaking into a garage in the 1200 block of Fuselage Ave. that day and stealing a dirt bike. The property was recovered. Charged were Antonio S. Harman, 18, of the 1800 block of Rutland Ave. and Robert Jackson, 18, of the 2500 block of Aisquith St.

Burglary: Someone broke into a house in the 700 block of Tinker Road through a side window Tuesday and stole a 72-inch TV and a lap top computer.

Baltimore Co. -- Parkville

Stolen vehicle: A black 2005 Nissan Sentra with tags 5AK S55 was stolen Tuesday from outside an apartment in the first block of Rosecrans Place.

Robbery: A 16-year-old male student at Parkville High School in the 2600 block of Putty Hill Ave. was assaulted in the building about 9 a.m. Tuesday by two other male students who robbed him of his wallet containing money. The victim sustained a laceration to his mouth. No arrest had been made.

Theft: Police were seeking two men who left the Safeway in the 8800 block of Waltham Woods Road about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday without paying for baby formula valued at nearly $140. One of the men was observed on a security camera placing the items in the food section. Moments later, the other man was viewed removing the items and walking out the door without paying. The men were seen driving off in a Lexus with partial tags IEW 72-.

Baltimore Co. -- Cockeysville

Burglary : A resident of an apartment in the 300 block of Rhinestone Valley Road returned home about 6:30 p.m. in time to observe two men fleeing with his laptop computer. The pair entered the apartment through a bedroom window.

Baltimore Co. -- Franklin

Robbery: Two teenage boys were walking in the 400 block of Valley Meadow Circle about 8 p.m. Tuesday when they were assaulted by three men who robbed them of a total of $200.

Burglary: A 12-gauge Remington shotgun, a Rossi .22 caliber handgun, a camera, jewelry and coins were stolen Tuesday from a house in the first block of Ritters Lane by someone who entered through a rear door. The occupant told police the intruder fed his dog in an effort to distract the animal during the burglary.

Baltimore Co. -- Pikesville

Burglary: Two TVs, an iPod, $250 and a U.S. passport were stolen Tuesday by someone who entered a house in the 8200 block of Vosges Road through a bathroom window.

Baltimore Co. -- Woodlawn

Burglary: Someone entered an apartment in the 3400 block of Barry Paul Road through a door Monday and stole $250.

Burglary: Three gold bracelets, earrings, watches and a high school ring were stolen Monday from a house in the 300 block of Woodmoor Road by someone who entered through a kitchen window.

- Richard Irwin

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