Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore County.
Drug arrests: Undercover police posing as drug dealers Friday night in the 6300 block of Cardiff Ave. in O'Donnell Heights arrested 17 people on drug charges and seized a small quantity of suspected cocaine. Lt. George Klein said that most of those arrested were from the Essex and Middle River sections of eastern Baltimore County and that all were processed at the Central Booking and Intake Center.
Arrests: Police patrolled Fells Point in large numbers Friday and Saturday nights and arrested 19 people on nuisance violations, cited 16 others for public drinking, gave out 62 parking tickets and made 17 stops for moving motor vehicle violations. Lt. Carmine Baratta said extra officers will continue to patrol the 16-square blocks of Fells Point for the next four weekends. The action was sparked by complaints from residents and businesses about disorderly people and traffic violations.
Shooting: Police were seeking a man who shot a man, 21, in the left side about 4 p.m. Saturday in the 2000 block of Harlem Ave. A second bullet grazed the head of a girl, 12, who was in the line of fire. The man was in fair condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, and the girl was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital and released.
Robbery: As a woman, 76, was getting off the elevator in her apartment building in the 200 block of N. Mount St. about 2 p.m. yesterday, a female passenger assaulted her and stole her purse containing cash and property, all valued at more than $50.
Theft: Emergency lights, valued at more than $1,000, were removed from a Baltimore City Fire Department vehicle parked in the 1400 block of Key Highway about 7 a.m. Saturday.
Robbery: When a car occupied by two employees of the Dollar Bills store in the 7900 block of Belair Road stopped outside the NationsBank, also in the 7900 block of Belair Road, to make a night deposit about 11 p.m. Saturday, a gunman ordered one of the employees to give him the bank deposit bag. The robber escaped with an undisclosed large sum of money.
Burglaries/arrests: A couple was arrested Thursday and charged with breaking into storage lockers in the 1900 block of Greenspring Drive over the past two weeks and stealing furniture and other items. Police said the original locks were broken and replaced with other locks to prevent the break-ins from being discovered by security officers on patrol. Charged are Frederick Hope, 32, and Christy Ferehee, 38, who have been living out of their car and have no fixed addresses.
Pub Date: 12/07/98