Baltimore CityBOGUS COP/ARREST: Eastern District -- A...

Baltimore City

BOGUS COP/ARREST: Eastern District -- A resident of the 3000 block of Garrison Boulevard was arrested early today and charged with stealing a city police department badge that he used to identify himself after striking a police car with his van in the 2300 block of Homewood Ave, police said. The accident was witnessed by two police officers checking a holdup alarm at the Kozy Korner Bar. When the man reportedly said he was a policeman but couldn't provide specific information about his assignment, or entrance on duty date, Officer Alan Savage arrested him. The man also was charged with impersonating a police officer, traffic violations, and possession of deadly weapons -- two knives he had on his person and a police nightstick that was under the van seat. Police were checking when the badge, No. 1443, was stolen and from where. Albert Bunting, 42, was being held pending a bail hearing.


DOUBLE SHOOTING: Southern District -- Two men were shot outside a house in the 100 block of W. Henrietta St. Wednesday. One victim, a 19-year-old resident of the 6400 block of Falkirk Road, was shot in the right leg and treated at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The other man, 23, of the 1800 block of E. 30th St., was shot in the left leg and was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Police were seeking a man known as "Shaba.

ROBBERY: Southern District -- Two men, one with a handgun, were in the 2900 block of Stranden Road Tuesday when they robbed two men of cash, jewelry, tennis shoes, all valued at more than $400. The victims were from the 2600 block of Rittenhouse Ave. and the 2700 block of Hollins Ferry Road.


SHOOTING: Southern District -- A 16-year-old resident of the 2600 block of Ridgley St. was listed in critical condition at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center after being shot in the stomach in the 2600 block of Pierpont St. Wednesday afternoon. Several teen-agers were seen running from the scene by residents who heard at least three gunshots.

SHOOTING: Northern District -- A resident of the 2300 block of Koko Lane was talking on a telephone in the 2500 block of Maryland Ave. Wednesday when a gunman demanded his money. When the victim turned to flee, the gunman fired a shot, striking him in the right shoulder. The gunman escaped. The victim drove himself to the Liberty Medical Center.

ROBBERY/ARREST: Northern District -- Police arrested a man who robbed a resident of the 3100 block of N. Calvert St. of his wallet and cash in the 3100 block of St. Paul St. Tuesday.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- A deliveryman for Domino's pizza in the 2700 block of Remington Ave. was robbed of his money, three pizzas and a sub sandwich by two men, one with a handgun, in the 2700 block of Guilford Ave. Tuesday night.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police were seeking a 31-year-old woman who entered a house in the 1600 block of N. Gilmor St. with a key Wednesday and stole nearly $300 worth of clothing.

STOLEN CAR: Northern District -- A 1985 Dodge Charger with Maryland tags ZXK664 was stolen from the 6000 block of Northwood Drive Tuesday or Wednesday.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Someone stole a TV worth nearly $300 from a house in the 1500 block of N. Carey St. Wednesday.

BURGLARY: Western District -- A telephone valued at $10 was stolen from the H & H Social Club in the 700 block of N. Carey St. Wednesday.


ROBBERY: Western District -- A resident of the 1200 block of Braddish Ave. was in the 2600 block of W. North Ave. Tuesday when he was robbed of $5 by an armed man.

Baltimore County

BURGLARY: Parkville District -- Someone entered a house in the 8000 block of Old Harford Road Wednesday by removing a window air conditioner and stole more than $2,000 worth of knives and pellet guns.

KIDNAPPING: Towson District -- A 21-year-old Rosedale woman stopped at Joppa Road and Loch Raven Boulevard about 9 p.m. Wednesday to ask a man directions when he got into her car, brandished a knife and ordered her to drove away. While southbound on Loch Raven Boulevard, the man began kissing the woman. Moments later, the man escaped, jumping out of the car when it slowed down.


CALL IN TIPS: Readers with information on these or other crimes can call Metro Crime Stoppers' confidential 24-hour hot line, 276-8888. Names are not taken, calls are not recorded and rewards of up to $1,000 may be paid for information.Police Blotter is a representative, not comprehensive, list of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore County, reported by Richard Irwin.