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



Shooting -- Police continued to seek the man who shot Zachariah Hallback, 18, of the 3200 block of Noble St. in the head during a robbery about 11 p.m. Wednesday while Hallback stood at a bus stop at The Alameda and East 33rd Street. Hallback remained in critical condition and on a respirator at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Anyone with information about the gunman's identity is asked to call the district at 410-396-2444.


Homicide -- A man fatally stabbed about 2 p.m. Saturday in the 400 block of E. 25th St. remained unidentified as police continued to seek his killer and relatives. 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.


Theft -- A stereo receiver of unknown value was stolen over the weekend from a 1995 Toyota Corolla parked in the first block of S. Wolfe St. by someone who entered after breaking a vent window.

Theft -- A laptop computer, an iPod, a GPS device and a cell phone - all valued at nearly $2,000 - were stolen over the weekend from a 2006 Hyundai Elantra parked in the 1800 block of E. Fairmount Ave.

Theft -- Someone entered a 2004 GMC sport utility vehicle parked in the 500 block of S. Broadway over the weekend and stole a purse containing an undisclosed sum of money, credit cards and other property.

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Robbery -- Police were seeking three men who forced their way into a house in the 900 block of Garden Drive about 10:30 p.m. Friday, bound a man, 27, and a woman, 23, with plastic handcuffs and fled with a flat-screen TV and video games - all valued at $4,700.

Robbery -- A man, 45, was walking through a pedestrian tunnel at Martin Boulevard near Riverton Road about 8:30 p.m. Saturday when two men, one armed with a knife, robbed him of two cell phones. During the robbery, the victim was cut on the hands, the stomach and both legs and was treated at Franklin Square Hospital for injuries that were not life-threatening.


Arson -- A 1997 Ford van with tags M118411 was parked on the lot outside the YMCA in the 600 block of W. Chesapeake Ave. about 4 a.m. Saturday when someone used paper and tree branches to set the vehicle on fire.


Robbery/arrests -- Two teenage boys were arrested Friday night and charged with the armed robbery earlier that evening of a man, 18, and a girl, 16, of two cell phones, cigarettes and a wallet in the 9600 block of Reisterstown Road near Greenspring Way. Police found the armed youths nearby in the 9700 block of Reisterstown Road and arrested them without incident. The two were being held at the precinct pending charges.


Burglary -- Someone used a ladder to enter a house in the 2300 block of Old Bosley Road over the weekend and stole jewelry of unknown value.

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