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Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes...


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

Northwestern District

Shootings: Four men were in an alley off the 2900 block of Ridgewood Ave. about 9: 20 p.m. Monday when a gunman fired several shots at them, hitting one man in the left leg and another in the abdomen. The man shot in the abdomen was in serious condition yesterday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. The other man, who had run to the 4600 block of Reisterstown Road and collapsed, was treated at Sinai Hospital and released. No arrest had been made.

Robbery: A man, 51, was in the 4200 block of Ridgewood Ave. about 6: 20 p.m. Monday when two teen-age males, one with a handgun, robbed him of his wallet containing an undisclosed sum of money.

Eastern District

Robbery: A woman, 30, was in the 1000 block of N. Kenwood Ave. about 2 p.m. Monday when a man stole her purse containing cash and property, all valued at more than $100.

Burglary: A china cabinet, hutch, 19-inch television and several porcelain dolls, all valued at more than $1,400, were stolen overnight Monday from a public storage locker in the 4300 block of Pulaski Highway.

Robbery: A woman, 18, was in the 1200 block of N. Bond St. about 10 p.m. Sunday when she was attacked by two other women, who struck her with their fists and robbed her of a pair of boots valued at $30. The victim suffered minor injuries and was treated at Church Hospital.

Northern District

Burglary: A television, videocassette recorder, telephone and a Caller ID device were stolen from a house in the 4000 block of Wilsby Ave. between Dec. 23 and Monday. Police found no signs of forced entry.

Western District

Robbery: A woman, 62, was walking in the 1300 block of N. Fremont Ave. about 6 p.m. Sunday when a man stole her purse containing cash and property, all valued at more than $200.

White Marsh Precinct

Burglary: Someone entered Big Fat Daddy's open pit barbecue in the 8000 block of Pulaski Highway through a gate Monday. Police said they found no indication any property or money was taken.

Burglary: A calculator, a surveying instrument, two electric heaters, tools, a microwave oven and a level, all valued at nearly $3,000, were stolen from a trailer at Baltimore Masonry in the 5000 block of Campbell Blvd. between Dec. 23 and Saturday.

Parkville Precinct

Burglary: Silverware and jewelry, all of unknown value, were stolen Monday from a house in the first block of Carroll Meadow Court.

Burglary: Someone entered an apartment in the first block of Spindrift Circle on Dec. 21 and removed more than $100 from a pair of pants hanging in a bedroom closet. The burglary was reported Monday and it appeared entry was gained with a key.

Cockeysville Precinct

Burglary: Computer equipment, a videocassette recorder and a television, all valued at more than $2,000, were stolen Monday from a house in the 15500 block of Ensor Mill Road in Sparks.

For the Record

Fugitive arrested: A man charged in a warrant with failing to appear for trial in Baltimore County on March 16 was arrested Tuesday by members of the U.S. Marshal's Fugitive Task Force in the Southern District of New York at his mother's home in Harlem. Davon Earl Smith, 26, who was being tried on drug trafficking charges, failed to appear to hear the verdict. Acting on information, members of the task force arrested Smith without incident. Smith is being held in New York pending an extradition hearing, said George K. McKinney, U.S. marshal for the District of Maryland.

Pub Date: 12/30/98

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