Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore County.
Shooting: A man was talking on a pay telephone in the 1200 block of N. Caroline St. near East Preston Street about 2 p.m. Sunday when a gunman shot him several times before fleeing. The victim was listed in serious condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Robbery: A gunman entered the office of EZ Storage in the 3800 block of Pulaski Highway about 10 a.m. Friday and ordered an employee to hand him the contents of a cash register. The gunman fled with more than $300.
Theft: Someone entered New Bethlehem Church in the 1400 block of N. Eden St. through the roof between Wednesday and Saturday and stole two ladders valued at more than $400.
Assault/arrest: A woman from the 2400 block of Lakeview Ave. was outside her apartment building about 9 p.m. Friday when a male neighbor struck her with a hatchet for no apparent reason. The man was arrested at the scene and the woman was treated at Maryland General Hospital for a laceration to her arm.
Theft: While a woman was in Blockbuster Video in the 5900 block of York Road about 6 p.m. Friday, someone entered her 1995 Toyota and stole her purse containing cash and property, all valued at $100.
Theft: Someone entered a car parked in the 1600 block of Light St. on Sunday and stole 30 compact discs and the faceplate to a stereo, all valued at nearly $600.
Stolen bicycle: A racing bicycle valued at more than $1,000 was stolen from the rear yard of a house in the first block of W. Ostend St. on Saturday.
Stolen car: While a man was paying for gas at a service station in the 2900 block of Waterview Ave. on Friday night, a woman got into his 1996 Chevrolet Corsica with tags GKV 234 and drove off. Police said the keys were left in the ignition. The owner reported the theft Saturday.
Robbery/arrest: A man, 62, was in the 1200 block of S. Hanover St. about 8: 40 p.m. Sunday when a man armed with a knife robbed him of $400 and an orange football jersey. Moments later and a few blocks away, police spotted a man carrying the football jersey and returned him to the robbery scene, where the victim identified him. Charged with armed robbery, assault and possession of a deadly weapon and processed at the Central Booking and Intake Center was Curtis Hubbard, 35, of the 4900 block of Edgemere St.
Theft: A man, 29, tried to leave Safeway in the 1200 block of W. Pratt St. on Saturday without paying for several steaks and bars of soap, all valued at nearly $20, and was arrested.
Burglary/arrest: Police responding to a burglary in progress in the 2000 block of Wilhelm St. on Saturday received information that a man who entered a storage shed there was in an alley in the 2500 block of Wilkens Ave. Police entered the nearby alley and arrested the man, 49, and recovered property taken from the shed.
Robbery/arrest: A gunman robbed Family Dollar, a discount store in the 2300 block of Cleanleigh Drive, of an undisclosed sum of money about 5: 45 p.m. Thursday. Moments later, police arrested a man fitting the description of the suspect outside a nearby fast-food restaurant and charged him with armed robbery. Held at the county Detention Center on unspecified bail was Sean Means, 19, of no fixed address.
Robbery: A woman, 18, was in the 2300 block of Cleanleigh Drive about midnight Friday when she was assaulted by two men who stole her purse containing cash and a cellular phone, all of unknown value.
Burglary: A man entered an apartment in the 200 block of Towsontown Blvd. through a second-floor balcony door about 4 p.m. Friday. When confronted by the occupants, the man fled without taking property.
Robbery: A gunman wearing a blue bandanna over his face robbed the Crown service station in the 8900 block of Belair Road of an undisclosed sum of money about midnight Friday.
Pub Date: 9/07/99