Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes...


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

Eastern District

Robbery: A 10-year-old boy was riding his bicycle in the 1700 block of Holbrook St. Sunday when an older male armed with a handgun robbed him of the 18-speed bicycle valued at $100.

Robbery: Two men, one with a dog on a leash, forced their way into a house in the 800 block of N. Patterson Park Ave. June 4 and robbed the female occupant of a Sony PlayStation and five compact disc cartridges, all valued at nearly $500. The robbery was not reported until Sunday.

Shooting: A 16-year-old male was sitting on the front steps of a house in the 1600 block of E. Oliver St. about 1 a.m. Sunday when he heard gunshots, ran a short distance and fell to the pavement with a bullet wound in the groin. He was in good condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital yesterday.

Shooting: Two large groups of teen-agers -- males and females -- were throwing bottles at each other in the 1200 block of N. Patterson Park Ave. about 1: 20 a.m. Sunday when someone in the crowd fired several shots. A 35-year-old man, who was standing nearby and was not part of either group, was shot in the left foot. He was in stable condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital yesterday. No arrest had been made.

Southern District

Destruction of property: A Middle River man, his wife and their three children were southbound on Interstate 295 about 11: 30 a.m. Sunday when someone standing on the pedestrian overpass at Westport Avenue threw a rock that struck the 1995 Honda Civic, shattering the windshield and forcing the driver to stop. No injuries were reported and no arrest had been made.

Robbery: A 64-year-old man was in the 800 block of Glade Court about 1 a.m. Sunday when a man with a knife robbed him of his wallet, cash and other property, all valued at more than $200. The victim was cut on the head and treated at Harbor Hospital Center.

Robbery: A woman with a double-barreled, sawed-off shotgun robbed the 7-Eleven store in the 3400 block of Annapolis Road of less than $100 about 7: 30 p.m. Sunday.

Cockeysville Precinct

Arrest: A former employee of Ocean Pride seafood in the 1500 block of York Road was arrested Saturday and charged with robbing the store. Police said a man wearing a ski mask entered the store and demanded money while implying he was armed with a handgun. When an employee showed the man that the cash register was empty, he fled. Employees told police they recognized the man and told them where he lived. Later that day, police arrested Douglas A. Simpson, 26, of the 500 block of Hilltop Drive in Timonium, and charged him with armed robbery, using a handgun in the commission of a felony and assault. Simpson was being held at the county Detention Center in lieu of $200,000 bail.

Garrison Precinct

Robbery: Three men forced their way into a house in the first block of Strand Court in Owings Mills about 4 p.m. Sunday and demanded money the occupant owed them. Besides taking the money, the men stole a videocassette recorder, pager and an electronic game.

Pub Date: 6/23/98

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