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

Baltimore City


Central District

Shooting: A man whose identity was not divulged by police was reported in good condition yesterday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center after being shot in the face and stomach about 5:45 p.m. Saturday in the 400 block of Mosher St. No arrest had been made.


Northwestern District

Robbery: Nathan Couser, 20, was walking near his home in the 3400 block of Bateman Ave. about 2:40 a.m. yesterday when a gunman robbed him of $90 and a cellular phone.

Southeastern District

Robbery: A gunman robbed Fran's Bar in the 2100 block of E. Pratt St. of $175 about 11:30 a.m. Saturday.

Eastern District

Arrest: A man, 24, was trying to steal goods in a store in the 2500 block of E. Monument St. about 1 p.m. yesterday when he was confronted by an employee. The thief struck the employee in an attempt to flee, but was arrested at the scene and charged with theft and assault.

Burglary: Someone broke into a house in the 1600 block of N. Caroline St. and removed a fireplace mantel Saturday.

Baltimore County


Towson Precinct

Arrests: Two men were arrested about 8:20 p.m. Saturday after the van in which they were riding crashed into two parked cars on Wentworth Avenue. The 2000 Dodge Caravan had been stolen several hours earlier in Capitol Heights, Prince George's County. Arrested by Officer Jeffrey Stonesifer and charged with stealing the vehicle were Marvin Tate, 24, and Derente Cooper, 22, both of Capitol Heights.

Garrison Precinct

Robbery: Police were seeking a gunman who robbed a woman, 23, of her purse and a cell phone in the first block of Brookebury Drive about 9:30 p.m. Friday.

North Point Precinct

Robbery: A woman, 22, was leaving an automated teller machine in the first block of Center Place in Dundalk about 9 p.m. Saturday when a man who implied he had a handgun robbed her of $53.


Arrests: Two men, ages 28 and 25, were arrested about 6 p.m. Saturday after a traffic stop at North Point and Bethlehem boulevards when police saw a handgun in the vehicle. The men, whose names were not available, were charged with unlawful possession of a handgun.

White Marsh Precinct

Attempted robbery: Police were seeking a man who tried to rob an Amoco station in the 8500 block of Philadelphia Road about 1:25 p.m. Saturday, but fled when the attendant refused to open the cash register.

Essex Precinct

Burglary: Someone entered Escape Nightclub in the 10000 block of Pulaski Highway Saturday and took a safe containing an undisclosed sum of cash.

Woodlawn Precinct


Robbery: Police were seeking two males in their late teens who assaulted a 19-year-old man at a bus stop at Gwynn Oak Avenue and Park Drive about 11 p.m. Friday and robbed him of his jewelry and keys.