Police Blotter

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



Shooting -- A man walked into the emergency room at Johns Hopkins Hospital about 1 a.m. yesterday bleeding from a gunshot wound to a leg and was admitted. The man told police he was in the 4200 block of Belmar Ave. a short time earlier when an unknown assailant shot him. There was no arrest.


Shooting -- A boy, 16, was shot in the arm about 6 p.m. yesterday while in the 6200 block of Cardiff Ave. and was taken to the trauma unit at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. No arrest had been made and details were not available.

Arrest -- Kenneth Mahai, 28, of the first block of Dunhaven Place was arrested Friday in the 4900 block of Todd Ave. by members of the Regional Warrant Apprehension Task Force on a warrant charging him with first-degree murder. Mahai is charged with stabbing Jermaine Morrison, 24, in the 1700 block of Malvern St. on Oct. 25, 2005.

Arrest -- A man sought by U.S. marshals in California on a child molestation charge was arrested about 8 a.m. Saturday after Officer Jacqueline Torres was about to have the man's car towed away for unlawful parking in the 1900 block of Eastern Ave. After Torres learned the owner of the car, Jesus Garcia, 35, of the 3400 block of Hudson St., was wanted, the man was arrested as he approached his car.

Theft -- A purse containing cash and jewelry - all valued at $150 - was stolen Friday from a 1998 Ford Taurus parked in the 2700 block of E. Fairmount Ave.


Arrests -- Keeco Stern, 18, and Kwamie Stern, 17, were arrested Friday in the 1600 block of Gwynns Falls Parkway on warrants charging them with first-degree murder. The brothers are charged with shooting Mark Robinson, 48, in the 2700 block of Harlem Ave. on March 12. They were being held without bail at Central Booking and Intake Center.


Robbery -- A man, 33, was walking in the 1000 block of Reverdy Road about 8:40 p.m. Sunday when three men wearing black clothing and bandannas over their faces robbed him of two cell phones - all valued at $400. Police said one of the robbers was armed with a shotgun.


Assault -- Police were seeking four men and a woman who attacked a man, 66, as he walked in the 500 block of Washington Blvd. about 4 a.m. Friday. They struck him with their fists and a guitar. The victim suffered eye and head injuries and was treated at University of Maryland Medical Center.

Robbery try/assault -- A man, 39, was walking along Sycamore Street near Fairhaven Avenue on Thursday night when a man armed with a knife demanded money. The victim said the man cut him on the neck and side before fleeing. The victim was treated at Harbor Hospital and was reported in good condition.

Stolen vehicle -- A white 2005 Honda Civic with Pennsylvania tag GGL2683 was stolen Friday in the 600 block of Melvin Ave.

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Theft/arrest -- A Dundalk man was arrested Saturday afternoon when he attempted to leave Wal-Mart in the 6400 block of Petrie Way without paying for skin-care products and medication - all valued at $363. Charged with theft was Russell Colwell, 26, of the 6000 block of Bessemer Ave.


Burglary -- A 50 cc Yamaha scooter valued at $2,800 was stolen Saturday from the rear of a house in the 800 block of S. Marlyn Ave.


Malicious burning -- After someone set fire to a portable toilet on Garden Road near Fairhills Drive about 4 a.m. Saturday, the flames spread to a storage locker at Smart Box, a storage facility. There was no estimate of damage.


Burglary/arrest -- A guitar was stolen early Saturday from a house in the 10000 block of Hillgreen Circle. Later that day, a suspect was arrested after he sold the instrument to Music Go Round in the 10000 block of York Road in Cockeysville. Charged with burglary was Joshua Greene, 21, a resident of the Century Apartments in the 300 block of Foxfire Place. The guitar was returned to its owner.

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