Police Blotter

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




Shootings -- Four men were shot inside Club International in the 2400 block of W. Baltimore St. about 9:15 last night. One of them was taken by ambulance to Maryland Shock Trauma Center and was reported in critical condition, while two others went to an area hospital on their own. A fourth victim was found in a nearby woods, shot in the left arm.



Theft -- Police were seeking two men who stole more than $800 from an Aramark Refreshment Services concession stand at the Baltimore Convention Center during an auto show Saturday afternoon. While witnesses chased the men, one of them dropped $503, which was recovered and returned to a concessionaire.

Burglary/arrest -- Police investigating the burglary of St. Paul Food Mart in the 800 block of St. Paul St. early Saturday spotted a man walking nearby who fit the description of the intruder. During a discussion with the man, Officer Anthony Jobst recovered nearly $800 in cash, gold and silver coins, Susan B. Anthony dollars and cigarettes the man was carrying in a bag - money later identified as having been taken in the burglary. Arrested and charged with burglary was Charles Haggins, 45, of the 1700 block of St. Paul St. Police said entry was made by breaking the store's front window.


Burglary -- A laptop computer, cash, jewelry and at least two watches - all valued at $2,300 - were stolen over the weekend from a house in the 400 block of S. Bouldin St. by someone who entered through a second-floor rear door.

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Burglary -- Several lengths of copper rain spouting were stolen between 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. Friday from the side of a house in the 900 block of Malvern Ave.



Burglary -- Someone broke into Horn's Professional Tax Center in the first block of Painters Mill Road on Saturday night and stole a 15-inch TV and 21 DVDs. The property was valued at $307.


Robbery -- A 44-year-old man was walking along Scotts Hill Drive near Painted Post Road about 12:05 a.m. Saturday when he was assaulted by several teenage males, two of them armed with handguns, who robbed him of his wallet containing $40 and credit cards.


Robbery -- Police were seeking two teenage males, one armed with a handgun, who attacked a 56-year-old man as the he stepped from his car in the first block of Birdnest Court about 8 p.m. Friday and knocked him to the ground. The thugs robbed him of a wallet containing $28.


Robbery try -- A 15-year-old boy was walking his bicycle in the 300 block of Third Ave. in Lansdowne about 3 p.m. Friday when he was assaulted by two older males who tried to steal the bike. The pair fled when the victim resisted.