Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Baltimore City and Baltimore County.
Assault/arrest: A 16-year-old boy on home detention for auto theft, drug violations, a handgun violation and robbery was arrested early Thursday and charged as a juvenile with assaulting a 14-year-old girl during an argument that day at his home in the 6200 block of Fortview Way. The girl was admitted to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center for treatment of a broken nose, a possible fractured jaw and other injuries. The suspect was removed from his home and was being held at the Juvenile Detention Center on North Gay Street.
Theft: A cell phone, cash, hand tools and an electric drill were stolen Wednesday from a 2000 Ford van parked in the 2500 block of Madison Ave.
Arsons: An arsonist set fire to a vacant house in the 100 block of S. Clinton St. about 4 a.m. Thursday, causing an estimated $30,000 in damage. Police said at least three trash fires were set nearby within minutes of the house fire, probably by the same person or people.
Stolen vehicle: A red 1998 Dodge Neon with tags MVA 814 was stolen Thursday in the 5600 block of Oregon Ave.
North Point Precinct
Burglary: A green 2005 Kawasaki KLX-110 dirt bike was stolen Wednesday from the rear porch of a house in the 1500 block of Leslie Road.
Burglary: Someone broke into an apartment in the first block of Dowling Circle through the front door Wednesday and removed $600 from a bedroom.