ARRESTS: Western District -- Police arrested two men and a teen-age boy and were holding them pending narcotic and weapons charges after the car they were riding in crashed into two houses in the 800 block of Harlem Ave. last night. In the Geo Prism, police found a quantity of suspected crack cocaine and a BB pistol. The vehicle went through a stop sign and was about to be pursued by a police officer when it went out of control and crashed into the front steps of two houses. At least one of the occupants was treated at Bon Secours Hospital for injuries.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Copper roof trimming, plumbing fixtures and window frames were stolen from an industrial building in the 2100 block of W. Lafayette Ave. Wednesday.
SHOOTING: Southern District -- A man was shot in the leg last night at Hollins Ferry Road and Patapsco Avenue by a gunman who was seen running into an apartment building in the 2500 block of Patapsco Ave. It was not immediately known if the suspect was arrested. The victim was reportedly treated at an area hospital.
ROBBERY/ARRESTS: Northern District -- Police arrested two teen-age boys who robbed two younger boys of their mountain bikes in the 3300 block of Greenmount Ave. yesterday.
CARJACKING: Northwestern District -- Two men, one with a knife, forced a resident of the 6500 block of Woodglen Circle in Baltimore County out of his 1987 Chevrolet Cavalier with tags AWT 060 in the 4700 block of Navarro Ave. yesterday and drove off.
STOLEN CAR: Southwestern District -- A 1994 Ford Escort with tags CAN 762 was stolen yesterday from the 200 block of N. Monastery Ave.
BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Someone entered a house in the 4700 block of Frederick Ave. through a previously broken basement door yesterday and reportedly stole $500.
JEWELRY STOLEN: Towson Precinct -- While the employees of Zales jewelry at the Towson Town Center in the 800 block of Dulaney Valley Road were in a rear room yesterday, someone opened a display case and stole more than $20,000 worth of jewelry.
STOLEN VAN: Garrison Precinct -- A 1994 Dodge Caravan with tags 644821M was reportedly stolen yesterday from the 3700 block of Twin Lakes Court.
STOLEN VAN: Garrison Precinct -- A 1994 Plymouth Voyager with tags 585428M was stolen from the 1300 block of Greenwood Road yesterday.
BURGLARY: White Marsh Precinct -- Someone entered a tool shed at Heritage Custom Lawn Co. in the 4600 block of Buck Schoolhouse Road yesterday and stole weed eaters, edgers and leaf blowers.
Police Blotter is a representative, not comprehensive, list of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore County, reported by Richard Irwin.