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Police Blotter

The Baltimore Sun

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



Shooting -- A man, 23, was shot in the upper right leg about 10:40 p.m. Tuesday in the 800 block of W. North Ave. and was being treated at Maryland General Hospital. Police responding to shots fired on the street were unable to find the victim until they learned that he and a friend were given a ride to the hospital. Police said the victim was not cooperating with detectives and that no arrest had been made.


Robbery try/shooting -- A woman, 42, and a friend were walking in the 2000 block of W. Lexington St., near North Payson Street, about 1 p.m. yesterday when a boy between 14 and 15 and armed with a handgun attempted to rob them. The youth shot the victim in the upper right leg and fled before taking any property or money from either person. The victim was taken by a Fire Department ambulance to Maryland Shock Trauma Center and was treated for a wound that was not life-threatening. No arrest had been made.


Armed robbery -- Two men, both wearing black masks and one armed with a handgun, robbed a man, 36, of nearly $100 and personal property in the 1300 block of Harford Ave. about 8 p.m. Tuesday. There were no arrests.

Burglary -- Someone broke into McCall's grocery store in the 1400 block of N. Bond St. between Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning after knocking a hole in the wall of an adjoining vacant building and stole a carton of cigarettes, 12 toothbrushes and 12 tubes of toothpaste.


Robbery/arrest -- A 20-year-old Johns Hopkins University student was walking in the 3000 block of Guilford Ave. about 8 p.m. Tuesday when a man robbed him of $15 while implying he was armed with a handgun. After receiving a description of the robber, Officer William O'Donnell observed a man fitting the description walking in the 2900 block of N. Calvert St. and detained him. After an investigation, police charged Waynes Mines, 47, of the 300 block of E. 30th St. with armed robbery and related offenses. Mines was being held at Central Booking and Intake Center.

Robbery try -- Police were seeking a gunman who attempted to rob Popeye's Chicken in the 5000 block of York Road in Govans about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, but fled without taking any money when an employee cried out and fled.


Armed robbery -- A gunman entered Little Tavern in the 6400 block of Holabird Ave. near the city-county line about 8:30 p.m. Monday and ordered the female employee to give him money from the cash register. The gunman fled with $60. Anyone with information is urged to call the district at 410-396-2422.


Assault/arrest -- A woman, 35, was in her doctor's office in the 1100 block of S. Hanover St. about 5 p.m. Monday when her husband entered the office brandishing a knife and threatened to kill her, police said. The woman was not injured. Arrested and charged with assault and possession of a deadly weapon was Ruben Molina, 27, of the 600 block of Newkirk St. Molina was being held at Central Booking and Intake Center.

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Burglary -- Someone entered Putty Hill Liquors in the 7900 block of Belair Road through a door between 1 a.m. and 7 a.m. Tuesday after disabling the burglar alarm and stole an undisclosed sum of money and two video games.


Burglary -- A necklace, a pair of diamond earrings, an XBox 360 and four video games - all of unknown value, were stolen Tuesday from a house in the 6100 block of Deer Park Road by someone who entered through the front door.

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