Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Baltimore and Baltimore County.
Police BlotterArrest -- Kevin Perry, 18, of the 3800 block of Ellerslie Ave. was arrested at his home Friday by members of the Regional Warrant Apprehension Task Force on charges of attempted armed robbery of an off-duty Maryland Transit Administration police officer. Perry, along with two male juveniles, is charged with attempting to rob the officer about 3 a.m. March 23 as the officer was about to enter his home in the 1600 block of N. Broadway. During the incident, one of the trio pointed a gun at the officer while demanding his money, according to the charges. The 47-year-old officer drew his weapon and fired several shots, hitting two of his assailants. All three escaped in a stolen van that was found several blocks away. Arrested outside the van were two juveniles; one had been shot in a foot and another had been shot in the thigh and buttocks. Each was charged with attempted robbery. Their names were not released. Perry was being held at Central Booking and Intake Center.
Shooting/robbery -- Police are investigating a robbery in the 1200 block of W. Lexington Ave. that turned violent when the victim was shot and wounded. The incident occurred in the 1200 block of W. Lexington Ave. about 1:50 a.m. Friday when two men took $150 from a third man who was walking to a store. As the victim was leaving, one of the suspects shot at him, grazing his face around his left eye. The man fled home and was taken by family members to University of Maryland Medical Center, where he spoke to police. He was treated and released.
Carjacking/robbery -- A male motorist was refueling his car at a gas station in the 2500 block of Gwynns Falls Parkway about 8 p.m. Friday when two men, one armed with a handgun, exited a Lexus, forced the man into his car and ordered him to drive off while pointing the gun at his side. A third man in the Lexus followed his accomplices. In the 2300 block of Evergreen St., the victim was robbed of $70, a gold wedding band, two watches, a cell phone and a backpack containing books. The men escaped in the victim's car and the Lexus.
Robbery -- A woman was standing in the 2500 block of W. North Ave. about 11 a.m. Friday when a teenage male distracted the woman by pretending to trip and nearly fall down. A youth then snatched the woman's cell phone from her hip and fled.
Assault -- A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a man, 23, who choked his girlfriend, 22, during an argument Thursday in her home in the 200 block of Herring Court. The man's name was withheld pending his arrest.
Shooting -- A 24-year-old man told police he was shot by an unknown assailant while sitting in a 2006 Dodge Charger at 11:30 p.m. Friday in the 300 block of Ascension St. After driving himself to Harbor Hospital, the man was treated for multiple gunshot wounds to his left shoulder and released.
Robbery -- A gunman weighing about 300 pounds and standing more than 6 feet tall robbed a 56-year-old man of $50 about 8 a.m. Friday while the victim walked in the 600 block of E. Patapsco Ave.
Robbery -- Police were seeking two men who assaulted a woman, 43, as she walked down an alley in the 1500 block of Elmtree St. about 4 p.m. Friday on her way home from a grocery store and robbed her of more than $100.
Burglary -- A 1999 Avanti Beta 50 cc motor scooter was chained to a gate in the backyard of a house in the1200 block of Carroll St. on Friday when someone cut the chain and stole the scooter.
Burglary -- Police continue to seek the person who entered an apartment in the 6000 block of Copper Ridge Drive on Wednesday and stole a .380-caliber Colt handgun valued at $450, ammunition, a CD case and medication.
Robbery try -- A 10-year-old girl was walking along Offutt Road near Sunset Ridge Road on her way to school about 7:15 a.m. Friday when an older male armed with a knife demanded candy she was carrying. The uninjured girl ran home; the armed youth fled and was being sought.