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Police Blotter

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



Victim identified -- Police on Monday identified Ronald Harmon, 17, of no fixed address, as the youth who was shot in the head about 10:30 p.m. March 27 in the 2500 block of E. Biddle St. and who died a short time later at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Metro Crime Stoppers, 410-276-8888, is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment.

Robbery -- A woman, 35, was in Rudy's liquor store in the 2100 block of E. North Ave. to get change for a $20 bill about 1 a.m. Sunday when a man entered the store and snatched the money from her grasp. He then forced the woman to give up $80 from her coat pocket before fleeing.

Assault/arrest -- Two residents of the 1700 block of Guilford Ave. were arguing Sunday night over change from a purchase of egg rolls when one of the men cut the other in the face and neck. The victim, 41, was in good condition at Maryland Shock Trauma. Arrested and charged with aggravated assault was James Conyers, 49.


Assault -- Police were seeking a man known as Chris who forced his way into a woman's home in the 100 block of N. Kenwood Ave. about 3:20 a.m. Monday and cut her on the neck with a kitchen knife. The woman, 32, was in serious condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Burglary -- Someone broke into LuLu's Off Broadway, a bar in the 1700 block of Aliceanna St., through a window early Monday and stole $200.

Stolen vehicle -- A 2007 Chevrolet Express van with tags 26T 619 was stolen Monday in the 100 block of S. Patterson Park Ave.

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Burglaries -- Someone entered a dorm room at Goucher College in the 1000 block of Dulaney Valley Road early Monday while the occupant was asleep and stole a cell phone, a laptop computer and text books. On March 29, a computer was stolen from another dorm room at Goucher College.

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Arrests -- Two White Marsh men were arrested Sunday and charged with breaking into a shed at Mount Vista Golf Course in the 11100 block of Raphel Road that morning and stealing several golf balls. Police said the balls were used to damage vehicles parked on the grounds. Charged were Kevin Zissimos and Kevin Kilduff, both 18.


Stabbings -- Police continue to investigate the stabbings early Sunday at the Windsor Inn in the 7200 block of Windsor Mill Road of two security officers and three patrons. When the officers, Tim Lee Pittman, 29, and Sean Downs, 22, attempted to break up a fight between several men about 1:20 a.m., the security officers and the three patrons were stabbed with a knife or a broken beer bottle. The five were taken to three hospitals for treatment. No arrest had been made.


Robberies -- Two women, one 92 and the other 54, were about to enter Boston Market in the 1300 block of Reisterstown Road about 3 p.m. Sunday when a man stole their purses containing a total of $140. The man drove off in a late-model Lincoln.

Robbery try/arrest -- A woman, 18, was walking in the 800 block of Liberty Road about 10:30 p.m. Sunday when a man threw a jacket over her head, knocked her to the ground and was attempting to rob her when he was tackled by witnesses and held for police. Charged with assault and attempted robbery was Fredi Garcia, 31, of no fixed address.

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