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Police blotter

The Baltimore Sun

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


Drug arrests -- Two men were arrested early Tuesday near the Lafayette Market in the1700 block of Pennsylvania Ave. and were charged with possession of heroin with intent to distribute and other drug offenses. Police said that when two district uniformed officers stopped in front of the market late Monday, two men believed to be selling heroin ran into the market, apparently thinking the officers were about to arrest them. A tipster called police, and Sgt. Arnold McDonald and other officers responded. Arrested a block from the market and charged with multiple drug violations were Donte Wise, 25, of the 1500 block of Shields Place, and Todd Bell, 26, of the 1900 block of N. Forest Park Ave. In a car parked on the market's lot, police recovered 25 capsules of heroin and nearly $4,500 in cash that one of the men was seen placing in the console, police said. Wise was being held at Central Booking and Intake Center on $75,000 bond and Bell was being held on $6,500 bond.


Theft -- A global positioning system valued at $300 was stolen Monday from a 2000 Cadillac parked in the 3100 block of E. Pratt St.


Carjacking -- Police were seeking three men, one with a handgun, who robbed a man of his 2001 Hyundai with tags JCF 441 while the victim was about to get out of the vehicle outside an apartment building in the 2400 block of Marbourne Ave. about 11 p.m. Monday.

Stolen vehicle -- A tan 1999 Buick Regal with tags A120939 was stolen in the 3000 block of Seamon Ave. between May 26 and May 29. The car was not reported stolen until Tuesday.

Theft -- The owner of a gold Diamondback bike was inside McDonald's in the 700 block of E. Fort Ave. Monday afternoon when someone stole the bike, which was parked outside. The bike is valued at $230.

Robbery -- A woman, 60, was in a store in the 2000 block of W. Pratt St. about 9 p.m. Monday when a man stole her purse containing $250 and a cell phone.


Stabbing -- Several men were fighting in the 2700 block of Pennsylvania Ave. about 11 p.m. Monday when one of the combatants was stabbed twice in the torso by a man. . After the victim flagged down an MTA bus and boarded the vehicle, he told the driver he had been stabbed and fell to the floor. The victim, 26, was taken by ambulance to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he was reported in good condition. No arrest had been made.

Shooting -- A man, 21, told police he was walking in the 1700 block of Ruxton Ave. about 10 p.m. Sunday when he was shot in the left leg by a gunman for no apparent reason. A friend drove the victim to Sinai Hospital, where he was treated and released.


Theft -- While the occupants of a house in the 1100 block of Whitelock St. were away between Monday afternoon and Tuesday afternoon, someone stole an air conditioner attached to the rear of the house.

Theft -- A laptop computer and a brief case - all valued at $2,100 - were stolen Tuesday from a 2003 Toyota Tundra parked in the first block of E. Hamilton St.

Burglary -- Power tools and equipment - all valued at nearly $2,300 - were stolen Monday from a house under construction in the 1600 block of N. Calvert St.

Burglary -- Someone entered the offices of a construction firm in the 300 block of W. Pratt St. on Sunday or Monday and stole a laptop computer and cash - all valued at $4,000.

Theft -- A lawnmower valued at $50 was stolen over the weekend from the rear yard of a house in the 200 block of Mount Royal Terrace.

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