Crime Blotter

Written by on February 9, 2016 in Crime, Neighborhood Watch - South - No comments


S. Castle St., 500 block, February 5 at 4 p.m. The victim stated that the suspect, an African-American juvenile male, placed a gun to his stomach and said “Give me your money.” As the victim was getting his wallet out, he was shot. The suspect then fled.

S. Bond St., 500 block, February 6 at 1:30 a.m. Officers responded to the Santa Clara restaurant and found three people shot. Two were shot in the head and found in serious condition. The other victim was shot in the foot and refused medical treatment. Due to the severity of the injuries, homicide detectives took control of the investigation and three suspects have since been arrested.


S. Broadway Ave., 700 block, February 6 at 2:12 a.m. The reporting officer was working overtime when he heard an explosive sound and ran to see the suspect’s vehicle, a 1999 Honda Odyssey, striking two parked cars. The suspect then reversed the vehicle and struck two victims on the sidewalk before fleeing. The vehicle was found and the driver, who was intoxicated, was arrested at the scene. One victim suffered serious, non-life threatening injuries.


E. Baltimore St., 3000 block, February 1 at 12:01 p.m. The victim was approached by three African-Americans between 20-25 years-old. One suspect stated “Give me the money” before attempting to punch the victim in the face. Suspect #2 then pushed him to the ground and cut him on the head with a knife. Suspect #3 took the victim’s wallet, removed money from it, then all three fled.

Lancaster St., 1500 block, February 2 at 9:09 p.m. The victim stated that a 19 year-old African-American male approached her and demanded her wallet and cell phone. He punched the victim several times, knocking her to the ground, then took her cell phone and fled. The phone was tracked via an app and the suspect was located and arrested.

Eastern Ave., 6300 block, February 2 at 1:20 p.m. The victim was walking with money in his hand when a 45 year-old African-American male came up to him and cut him in the hand with an unknown object. The victim dropped the money and the suspect grabbed it. During a canvas, the suspect was located and arrested.

O’Donnell St., 4800 block, February 4 at 2:52 a.m. Victim was Royal Farms. The suspect, a Caucasian male between 25-25 years-old entered the location and grabbed a candy bar as he walked to the register. He then reached over the counter and took money. The cashier attempted to grab the money, ripping it in half. The victim grabbed the suspect by the jacket, which the suspect removed and then fled.

S. Ann St., 500 block, February 5 at 11:07 p.m. The suspects, two African-American males between 17-19 years-old, approached the victim. Suspect #1 said, “Give me a dollar.” The victim refused and Suspect #1 pushed him to the ground and attempted to go through his pockets. The suspect didn’t get anything as the victim managed to get away.


Fawn St., 1000 block, between January 29 and February 1. An unknown suspect forced open the rear window, gained entry, and took some electronic games.

E. Baltimore St., 3000 block, February 1 between 2:30-4 p.m. An unknown suspect threw a brick through the rear window and took electronic games and a tablet.

S. Exeter St. 400 block, February 3 between 8:15 a.m. and 5:07 p.m. An unknown suspect forced open the kitchen door and took two laptops, money, and a camera.

Potomac St., 500 block, February 4 between 8:30-9 a.m. An unknown suspect forced open the rear door and took two TVs and a Wii game.

Fawn St., 1000 block, February 3 between 12-2 p.m. An unknown person entered the unlocked front door and took a laptop.

S. Decker Ave., unit block, February 4 between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. An unknown suspect forced open the rear kitchen window and took electronic games, jewelry, and a tablet.

Claremont Ave., 3500 block, February 5 at 5:43 a.m. Victim was Friend Grocer and Carry Out. Officers responded to the location for an attempted breaking and entering and arrested the suspect, who a witness observed attempting to break in.

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