Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes...


Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore and Baltimore County.

Southern District

Suspect charged: A man accused of passing a holdup note to a teller at Bay-Vanguard Savings Bank in the 1500 block of E. Fort Ave. about 3: 10 p.m. Tuesday fled empty-handed when customers entered the bank and was arrested several blocks away, said Detective Joe Phelps of the police robbery squad. The FBI charged Lewis Rodger Nestor, 51, of the 200 block of E. Fort Ave. with attempted robbery. Lewis, who was on probation for bank robbery, is being held by the U.S. Marshals Service on unspecified bail.

Southwestern District

Theft from vehicle: A hydraulic jack and a snowplow hitch, all valued at $2,000, were stolen Tuesday from a 1984 Dodge Ram pickup truck parked in the 1200 block of De Soto Road.

Eastern District

Shooting: A 21-year-old man was in the 1200 block of N. Eden St. about 8 p.m. Tuesday when a gunman shot him in the chest, back, right arm and groin with a large-caliber handgun. The victim was in critical condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital yesterday.

Robbery: A gunman robbed a man of his cellular phone valued at $125 in the 1200 block of N. Collington Ave. about 9 p.m. Tuesday.

White Marsh Precinct

Robberies: Two men, one with a handgun and the other with a knife, robbed two men and a teen-age girl of clothing, jewelry and a watch in the 6100 block of Marquette Road about 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Essex Precinct

Robbery: Two men, one with a handgun and the other with a dog, robbed a 19-year-old man of his multispeed bike valued at $400 in the 6800 block of Brentwood Ave. about 10 p.m. Tuesday.

Garrison Precinct

Burglary: More than $800 was taken from a cash register at Tosser's Cafe in the 9900 block of Reisterstown Road between Friday night and Saturday morning. The burglary was reported Tuesday.

For the Record

Suspect sought: Police were seeking Richard Lewis Akins, 23, of the 1200 block of Greenmount Ave., who is charged in a warrant with first-degree murder in the April 20 shooting of Terrence Pierce, 21, at a bus stop in the 2500 block of Greenmount Ave. Akins may be armed. Metro Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to Akins' arrest and indictment.

Pub Date: 5/28/98

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