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By Justin George and Timothy B. Wheeler, The Baltimore Sun | May 23, 2014
Three people were wounded and two men were killed in Baltimore from Thursday evening through Friday. At around 9:40 p.m. Friday, officers responded to Gertrude and Baker streets for a reported shooting, according to Det. Brandon Echevarria, a police spokesman. There, officers found a man suffering from gunshot wounds to his head, the spokesman said. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. About 3:54 p.m. Friday, officers called to the 200 block of N. Mount St. for another reported shooting found a man shot in the neck and torso, according to Echevarria.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | March 28, 2013
Though they aren't trumpeting it, the Baltimore Police Department's homicide unit has made several recent arrests in killings dating back to last year.  Police spokespeople said they did not know the motives behind the crimes. The arrests are a boost to a unit whose work was questioned just last week at a hearing at City Hall. As of today, the homicide unit's clearance rate is 53 percent.  -The oldest case involves the killing of Justin Marasa, a 22-year-old from Kenya found shot in a vehicle April 8, 2012 in the 1400 block of Holbrook St. Police said William Hunt, 29, has been indicted on murder charges in the killing.  -Garrick Powell Jr., 20, of Gwynn Oak, has been charged with the killing of 21-year-old John Planters, who was found in a grassy lot in the 2200 block of Annapolis Road on Oct. 25, 2012.
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August 23, 1992
Brooklyn Park Burger King robbedTwo men armed with a handgun robbed a Brooklyn Park Burger King Thursday night, getting away with an undetermined amount of money after forcing the manager into a walk-in freezer.Police said the men walked into the restaurant, in the 5500 block of Ritchie Highway, about 10:30 p.m. and ordered some food.After paying, police said, the men threatened the manager, Nils A. Canter, with a handgun and demanded that he open the safe.After stuffing money from the safe and the cash registers into a pink pillow case, the men forced Mr. Canter, 58, into a walk-in freezer.
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By Nayana Davis, The Baltimore Sun | February 19, 2014
A Baltimore man suffered serious injury after he was reportedly gouged in the eye during an attack in Essex on Feb. 6, according to police. Between 1 and 2 a.m. the man, who was standing in the unit block of Back River Neck Road, was attacked by three other men, according to a Baltimore County police report. One assailant struck his eye with an unidentified weapon, another hit him in the head with an object and the third kicked him in the head. The victim received medical treatment at a nearby hospital.
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January 30, 2012
The following is compiled from police reports from the Towson and Cockeysville precincts. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. Cockeysville Pickburn Court, unit block, between 6:45 a.m. and 9 p.m. Jan. 24. Laptop computer stolen. Front door destroyed. York Road, 10800 block, between 5 p.m. Jan. 14 and 1:16 p.m. Jan. 15. Cash, jewelry and postage stamps stolen from Robyn's Nest Clothing Consignment Shop.
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September 9, 2013
The following is compiled from local police reports. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Police Station at 410-887-0872. Wilkens Avenue and Beechfield Avenue, between 11:35 a.m. and 11:37 a.m., Sept. 4. Cell phone and backpack stolen from man walking to work after two juveniles assaulted him and displayed a knife. One juvenile was arrested and the backpack was recovered.
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Staff Reports, Baltimore Sun Media Group | April 22, 2014
Baltimore County Police say a 2-year-old boy received "serious injuries to the upper body" from a pit bull attack on Tuesday afternoon. Police said that at about 4:26 p.m., officers and fire personnel were called to a home in the unit block of Barnacle Court in Essex, and arrived to find the boy with the injuries. Police said the boy was in the home when the family pet, a 3-year-old brown pit bull named Midnight, attacked him. During the struggle to get the dog off of the child, family members killed the dog, police said The child was transported to Johns Hopkins Hospital for treatment of what are believed to be serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | May 7, 2014
Baltimore County Police this week have charged a man in 10 burglaries that occurred at off-campus apartments around Towson University last month. Vincent Davis Jr., 43, of the 1400 block of Taylor Ave. was arrested last week and charged with nine counts of first-degree burglary and one count of attempted first-degree burglary. He is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center. He does not have an attorney listed in court records. Police reported 10 burglaries since April 4 at apartments near the university.
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February 17, 1995
POLICE LOG* Glen Burnie: Someone stole a television, cassette tapes and other items, all worth $899, from a 1993 Mercury Villager parked in a lot at Martin Spalding High School in the 8000 block of New Cut Road between 6:40 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.* Glen Burnie: Vandals punctured all four tires on a 1990 Mercury Topaz, causing $330 worth of damage, between 2 a.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Monday while the car was parked in the unit block of Plymouth La.* Glen Burnie: Someone stole an AM/FM stereo cassette player and two cases of cassettes, all worth $1,500, from a 1985 Ford Mustang parked at a Fairlanes bowling alley in the 6600 block of Ritchie Highway between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. Tuesday.
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October 8, 2012
The following is compiled from local police reports. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Police Station at 410-887-0872. North Beechwood Avenue, unit block, between Oct. 5, 4:30 p.m. and Oct. 6, 6:30 p.m. Three controllers and 12 Playstation games stolen from garage. Kenwood Avenue, 100 block, Oct. 2, 12:16 a.m. Chain cut on storage shed adjacent to the Western School of Technology and Environmental Science building.
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