OFFICERS INJURED: Western District -- Two police officers were injured last night while attempting to arrest the occupants of a stolen car. Their names were not available. At Gwynns Falls and Tioga parkways, the stolen car rammed a police car and injured a Western District officer. He was not seriously injured. When the occupants bailed out of the stolen car, at least one of them took refuge in a nearby house or a garage. While a Northwestern District officer was searching the structure, he fell through the roof and reportedly broke a leg. Both officers were taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center. At least one suspect was arrested.
SHOOTING: Eastern District -- Three teen-age boys were shot last night while standing in the 800 block of Durham St. All were taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where one was listed in critical condition with a bullet wound to the head. The other two were shot in the legs and were listed in fair condition. Police said a man approached the trio around midnight and opened fire with a handgun.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- A resident of the 300 block of E. 30th St. was walking near his home yesterday when two men, one with a handgun, robbed him of $12.
ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Two elderly residents of an apartment building in the 7000 block of Park Heights Ave. were robbed of $20 and a watch by two men, one with a gun, who accosted the victims in the rear of the building yesterday.
VANDALISM: Cockeysville Precinct -- Nearly a dozen mailboxes between the 1100 and 1400 blocks of Blue Mount Road in Monkton were destroyed yesterday by unknown persons. Damage was set at more than $400.
ROBBERY: Essex Precinct -- An unlicensed cab driver, known as a hacker, gave a man a ride yesterday and was robbed of more than $60 when he stopped at Pulaski Highway and Martin Blvd. lTC During an argument about the fare, the passenger pulled out a knife.
Police Blotter is a representative, not comprehensive, list of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore County, reported by Richard Irwin.