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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 yesterday identified Darrell Smith of the 4000 block of 8th St. in Brooklyn as the man found shot in the head and body behind the 3600 block of St. Margaret St. about 2:15 a.m. Monday. Smith, 21, died a short time later at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Metro Crime Stoppers at 410-276-8888 is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and an indictment.


Robbery -- A woman, 37, was walking in the 900 block of N. Calvert St. about 4 a.m. Tuesday when she was knocked to the ground by a man who stole her purse containing $150 and personal property.

Stabbing -- Police were seeking three men, one armed with a knife, who stabbed a woman in the back about 11 p.m. Monday while the woman walked in the first block of S. Calvert St. The woman, 19, was treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.


Shootings -- Two men in their early 20s were parked in the 500 block of W. North Ave. about 1:15 a.m. Tuesday when three men forced their way into their silver 2000 Dodge Neon and ordered the driver to take them to a vacant house in the 400 block of E. 22nd St. There, the victims were shot while trying to flee a building, one in the face and the other in the lower back and an arm. Both were treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital and were expected to survive. The assailants stole the car, which has tags 2BT W72.


Arrest -- Thomas Cherry, 37, of the 2800 block of Erdman Ave., was arrested Wednesday in the 3500 block of Cliftmont Ave. by members of the Regional Warrant Apprehension Task Force on a warrant charging him with aggravated assault. Cherry is accused of stabbing a man in the 2900 block of Erdman Ave. about 4 a.m. Tuesday. He was being held at the Central Booking and Intake Center.

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Robberies/arrests -- Three males have been arrested and charged with two robberies in the Lansdowne area between Monday night and shortly before they were arrested early Tuesday morning. At 11:40 p.m. Monday, a deliveryman for Domino's Pizza was robbed of $130 and food valued at $25 by three unarmed males in the 100 block of Silverton Road. At 1:18 a.m. Tuesday, a man and a woman were walking in the 2900 block of Lakebrook Circle when a young man robbed them of a total of $23 while implying he had a handgun. Moments later, police arrived on Lakebrook Circle and arrested Samuel Watford, 22, of the 5000 block of Beaufort Ave. in Northwest Baltimore. While police were interviewing Watford, two other males arrived and were subsequently arrested and charged along with Watford with robbing the pizza deliveryman. They were identified as Daequan Stewart, 19, of the 2000 block of Loyola Northway, and a youth, 17, who was charged as a juvenile.


Burglary -- A laptop computer, video games, an electric drill and two pool cues -- all valued at nearly $1,200 -- were stolen Monday from an apartment in the 600 block of Sopwith Drive.

Robbery/arrests -- Two teenage boys were arrested Monday night and charged as juveniles with robbing a teenage girl of her purse and cell phone while she and a friend walked in the 500 block of Stemmmers Run Road about 8 p.m. that day.


Burglary -- A laptop computer and monitor were stolen Tuesday from an apartment in the 1000 block of Misty Lynn Circle.

Burglary -- Jewelry of unknown value was stolen from a house in the 13400 block of Bladon Road in Phoenix over the weekend.


Burglary -- Someone broke into a house in the 6200 block of Collinsway Road early Tuesday and stole jewelry valued at $1,000.


Burglary -- Two bicycles were stolen Sunday or Monday from a garage in the first block of Berrymans Lane.

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