Police Blotter

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



Homicide victim named -- Adrian Deasley, 23, of the 2400 block of Marbourne Ave. has been identified as the man fatally shot Saturday in the 1300 block of Herkimer St. No arrest had been made.

Stolen vehicle -- A white 1991 Ford Crown Victoria with tags 7CT H30 was stolen Monday in the 2600 block of Marbourne Ave.

Burglary -- Three motorized scooters - all valued at $10,400 - were stolen Monday from Sahara Motors International in the 2600 block of W. Patapsco Ave. There was no sign of forced entry.

Robbery -- Police were seeking a gunman who robbed Trust Chinese Restaurant in the 700 block of Washington Blvd. of an undisclosed sum of money about 11 p.m. Monday.


Arrests -- Three young people have been arrested in the shootings of two 22-year-old men Tuesday afternoon in the 4400 block of Park Heights Ave. Arrested near the scene by Northern District officers and charged with attempted murder and handgun violations were Geremy Grinnage, 17, of the 800 block of E. Cold Spring Lane; Maurice Turner, 20, of the 2900 block of Markley Ave.; and Michael Booth, 18, of the 5700 block of Cedella Ave. Grinnage was charged as an adult. The victims were treated at Sinai Hospital. Recovered during the arrests were two revolvers. Police did not have a motive for the shootings .


Arrest -- William Salmeron, 21, was arrested Tuesday at a youth facility in Polk County, N.C., on a warrant charging him with first-degree murder in a Southeast Baltimore shooting last year. He is charged in the slaying Jan. 15, 2006, of Jose Mendoza, an employee of Restaurante La Bahia in the 400 block of S. Newkirk St., during an apparent robbery there. Extradition proceedings were pending.

Burglary -- A stove and table saw were stolen Tuesday from a house in the 2400 block of McElderry St. They were valued at $2,200.


Shooting -- A 29-year-old man was walking in the 4400 block of St. George's Ave. about 4 p.m. Monday when a gunman stepped from a gold car occupied by at least one other man and said, "Kick it out!" Before the victim could respond, the gunman shot him in both legs. The victim was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital and released.


Burglary -- A model 1911 Colt .45 semiautomatic handgun and a Glock 40-caliber handgun were stolen Monday from a house in the 1500 block of Northgate Road. They were valued at $1,000.

Robbery -- A 41-year-old woman was leaving her apartment building in the 5200 block of Loch Raven Blvd. about 7:30 a.m. Monday whe she was attacked by three teenage males who robbed her of her purse containing a small sum of money and a set of keys. The trio rode off in the woman's gray 2004 Mazda Tribute with tags 989M925.

Robbery -- Two men, one with a handgun, forcibly entered a woman's home in the 1700 block of Homestead St. while she was asleep about 2 a.m. Monday and robbed her of a set of keys and a safe containing undisclosed property.

Robbery -- A 27-year-old man was walking in the 6500 block of Laurelton Ave. about 10 p.m. Sunday when a gunman robbed him of $15 and a set of keys.

Robbery -- Police were seeking three men who attacked a 53-year-old in the 3000 block of Harford Road Sunday evening and robbed him of $50. The victim was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital for minor injuries.


Shooting -- A 17-year-old boy was standing in the backyard of a house in the 1100 block of Poplar Grove St. about 10:30 p.m. Monday when one of two unknown gunmen fired several shots at the youth, hitting him in both legs and the buttocks. He was reported in good condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Baltimore County


Robbery -- A 25-year-old man was walking in the first block of Straw Hat Road about 11:30 p.m. Monday when two males, one with a handgun, robbed him of $112 and a cell phone.

Burglary -- Someone broke into Sam's Wines & Spirits in the 11100 block of Reisterstown Road Tuesday and stole a quantity of liquor.

North Point

Robbery -- A 19-year-old motorist had stopped in the 3000 block of Ross Ave. about 3:30 a.m. Saturday when two men, each with a set of brass knuckles, beat him about the head and face and robbed him of a silver necklace and his wallet containing more than $100. The victim reported the attack about 6 p.m. Monday.

Robbery -- A 16-year-old was riding his bike along Broening Road near McShane Way about 6 p.m. Monday when two older males pushed him to the ground and robbed him of his cell phone valued at $400. The pair rode off in a silver four-door Honda Civic.


School burglary -- Someone broke into Scotts Branch Elementary School between Friday evening and early Monday and ransacked a classroom. It was not known if any property was missing.

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