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Police Blotter


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

Baltimore City

Southeastern District

Shooting: Anita Branch, 45, was admitted to Johns Hopkins Hospital after she was shot in the right arm about 5 p.m. Saturday in the 200 block of S. Dallas Court by a gunman with dreadlocks and dressed all in black.

Robbery: A 19-year-old man was beaten and robbed of his Motorola cellular phone by three males on Saturday in the 100 block of S. Linwood Ave.

Stolen vehicle: A white 1998 Acura Integra with tags LYX780 was stolen Saturday in the 2400 block Foster Ave.

Eastern District

Stabbings: Preston Nicholas, 21, and James Branch, 42, were admitted to Johns Hopkins Hospital after they were stabbed during an incident at Belnord Avenue and Madison Street about 3:30 p.m. Thursday. No arrest had been made.

Stolen vehicle: A 2002 Acura Legend with tags MGG 967 was parked in the 1200 block of Turpin Lane Thursday with the keys in the ignition when someone stole it.

Western District

Theft from auto: A vehicle parked in the 2000 block of Whittier Ave. had its rear license tag - KKF 217 - stolen Saturday.

Baltimore County

Essex Precinct

Robbery: A woman was forced to the ground and pinned down about 6:30 p.m. Saturday in the 1100 block of Foxwood Lane by a man who robbed her of $5 and a white gold ring with diamond hearts and then fled on foot.

Armed robbery: Two men held up a pizza delivery man at knifepoint about 9:30 p.m. Saturday in the 1100 block of Tace Drive. One man approached the victim's vehicle, punched him in the face, displayed a knife and demanded money, while the other took CDs and a cell phone from the passenger side of the car. Police said $30 also was taken.

White Marsh Precinct

Burglary: Unknown items were taken from an apartment in the 4300 block of Bedrock Court about 3 p.m. Saturday.

Shoplifting: Police were seeking a man who walked out with about $1,000 worth of clothing from Hecht's at White Marsh Mall about 4 p.m. Thursday and drove away in a stolen Oldsmobile Cutlass.

Wilkens Precinct

Burglary: A DVD player, Sony PlayStation and other electronic equipment were stolen Friday from the Cedar Run Apartments in the 300 block of Sunshine Place by someone who forced open the front door.

Woodlawn Precinct

Burglary: A set of three keys, $25 in bills and $10 in coins were stolen Friday evening from a house in the 1300 block of Middleford Road by someone who opened the back door after breaking its glass.

Cockeysville Precinct

Burglary: A laptop computer, printer and postage stamps - all valued at $2,788 - were stolen early Thursday from Kenilworth Holdings Inc. in the 9600 block of Deereco Road by someone who entered by knocking a hole in a wall, then reaching inside and unlocking a door.

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