Police Blotter

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

Baltimore City


Northeastern District

Arrest: Anthony Gladney of the 1600 block of Shadyside Road was arrested yesterday morning by the Warrant Apprehension Task Force on a charge of first-degree murder. Gladney, 19, is accused of shooting Brian Griffin, 35, of the first block of N. Monastery Ave. on July 3 in the 4400 block of Marble Hall Road.


Eastern District

Victim named: Police yesterday identified Craig Joyner, 28, of the 3400 block of Kentucky Ave. as the man shot to death in his car Wednesday afternoon while stopped at a traffic signal in the 1600 block of N. Gay St. No arrest has been made. Anyone with information was urged to call Detective Robert Cherry at 410-396-2100.

Central District

Assault: A boy, 14, was stabbed in the back about 7 p.m. yesterday in the Metro's Shot Tower/Market Place station under the 800 block of E. Baltimore St. He was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital. Details of the incident were not available.

Theft: A female motorist, 51, was stopped in the 1200 block of block of N. Calvert St. about 10 a.m. Tuesday when a man told her that a woman had fallen nearby and needed an ambulance. He then reached into an open window of her 1996 Subaru and stole her purse containing a cell phone and a wallet with $55.

Western District

Shooting: Charles Ruffin, 22, was listed in critical condition yesterday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center after being shot in the chest early Wednesday by an unknown assailant in the 1800 block of W. North Ave.

Southeastern District


Robbery: Ian Dornic was walking in the first block of S. Patterson Park Ave. about 11 p.m. Tuesday when two men robbed him of more than $100.

Baltimore County

Woodlawn Precinct

Robbery: A man was walking along Lord Baltimore Drive near Dogwood Road about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday when he was stopped by a man who asked for the time and change, then robbed him of $150.

Essex Precinct

Burglary: Someone entered Marjie's Hair Port in the 3300 block of Eastern Blvd. early Wednesday after breaking a window and disarming the burglar alarm and stole a cash register and four bottles of shampoo. Police said blood found in the shop indicated the intruder was cut by the glass.