Saturday, December 29, 2007

December 29, Evening Edition

A corpse was found on I-97 near Annapolis, and an abandoned car was found nearby.

A man in his late 30s committed suicide at Lexington Market this morning.

Joseph Brown was allegedly selling a handgun when he was murdered. There's an important lesson here for aspiring illegal gun dealers: don't give loaded weapons to your potential customers.

You mean Christmas Eve isn't the traditional day of desecrating tombstones?

Gotta love those JZ headlines that inform us of genuinely surprising local developments: "Baltimore's Murder Rate Continues To Climb".

December 29

A 25-year-old man became victim #282 yesterday afternoon outside the Stop, Shop & Save on N. Caroline St.

The man murdered in Pikesville has been ID'd as 22-year-old Joseph Edward Brown.

Very disturbing details on the child abuse allegations against Towson parents John and Susan Griffin.

A man was shot by police last night in the Southwestern, probably because society forced him to try to run over a cop.

The Bus Beaters aren't getting charged with hate crimes. No word on whether they'll be charged with being assholes.

Shoplifters and armed robbers run amok in the Blotter.

Friday, December 28, 2007

December 28

A Towson couple was arrested after their 3-year-old, 14-pound son died. According to the boy's parents, he had the flu and a Christmas tree fell on him.

The body of a man in his 20s was found in a rarely used alley in Pikesville, and authorities aren't sure who he is or how he got there.

A few victim IDs in the Blotter: William Harper was the guy who was killed on Christmas Eve on Reisterstown Rd., and Kevin Bacon was the man who was killed on Wednesday on N. Dallas St. Police are still looking for info about the man who was killed on 12/20 on S. Paca St. in Mt. Winans.

Today's Blotter is chock full of good times, Baltimore style. Did you know that we have a T&A Mart, and it's not on the Block?

Also in the Blotter, a man was stabbed in the neck at a bus stop on North Ave. Everybody together now: "M - T - A. Reliable and Safe. M - T - A. Reliable and Safe."

Speaking of reliable and safe, apparently it's those meddling kids who are causing all the problems on the buses.

A city resident is behind bars in HoCo after allegedly being too much of a wuss to move on after his girlfriend dumped his ass for another guy.

No bail for David Winters.

If I'm understanding the poorly worded article correctly, a home invasion in Cumberland left a victim and an assailant wounded.

Alleged sexual offender Ronald Lee Moore was caught breaking into a house in Louisiana. He was accidentally released from the Baltimore City Correctional Center last month.

Today's helpful hint for stupid gun owners: don't stash your gun beneath the cushions of your couch if you have a 5-year-old kid.

Okay, do we really expect a guy who can spend weeks sitting on top of a bar to be financially responsible?

Ahhhhh... we'll be seeing much more of this as the mortgage mess continues to unfold.
I'll be on 105.7 with Luke Broadwater at noon-- tune in!

Thursday, December 27, 2007

December 27

A man was fatally shot yesterday in the 1700 block of N. Dallas St. (Copy editors at the Sun are apparently on vacation this week: "where he was died during surgery...")

Jason Milton Allen was ID'd as the man who was fatally shot in the 2300 block of Druid Hill Ave. on Friday night.

In MoCo, recent Marine recruit David Winters claimed a bunch of scary men attacked him and his father. Police didn't buy the story, and charged Winters with killing his dad.

Five non-fatal (so far) city shootings were reported in this morning's Sun, including a 24-year-old woman who was driving with her family on Orleans St. by Hopkins early on Christmas morning, and a 19-year-old man who was carrying a pistol and some crack when he got a bullet lodged in his skull and flipped his car. Sucks to be him.

A delivery driver was shot and robbed in Glen Burnie last night.

A 55-year-old inmate at Jessup was stabbed and taken to Shock Trauma. No word yet on whether or not he was able to escape from the hospital.

If you live in an upstairs apartment, it's probably best if you don't shoot randomly through your floor.

Rodney wishes he'd stopped bitchin'.

Project EXILE charged 18 people with federal gun offenses in December, including Rodney's poor, victimized friend Akiba.

One of Sheila D.'s minions said yesterday's bus shooting was unacceptable, because "we need for (public transit) to be reliable and safe." Huh. Obviously these people don't ride the bus.

Oh, hey... look at that. A 17-year-old girl and her 8-year-old brother were robbed at gunpoint while waiting for an MTA bus. Reliable and safe, my ass.

The zoo is safe, as long as you don't take the bus to get there.

Beware of phony cops who call and ask for credit card info on your customers.

Okay, somebody has to know what happened on Christmas night on the corner of S. Broadway and E. Pratt. We Baltimore Crimers slave over hot computers day and night for you, so the least you could do is fill in a missing gap here and there. Or don't. We don't really care anyway. Whatever. (Uh-oh. All the passive-aggressive family holiday fun is spilling over.)

Wednesday, December 26, 2007

December 26

One of the three Christmas Eve shooting victims mentioned on Tuesday succumbed to his injuries, and another fatal Christmas Eve shooting was reported.

This morning, a 14-year-old boy was shot in the leg on the No. 15 bus in West Baltimore.

Hey Kevin... generally speaking, we shouldn't stab our friends.

The Greater Baltimore Committee has statistics that prove Baltimore's a pretty great place to live.

It's got nothing to do with crime, but 16 cats died in a Cockeysville fire, and a 300-pound man and his dog died in a fire in the Southwestern.

Something went down around 11:00 last night at the corner of S. Broadway and E. Pratt. Does anybody know what happened?

Sunday, December 23, 2007


Friday night, a man was found shot to death at the intersection of North and Druid Hill avenues.

Baltimorean judicial suckitude has pissed off the Beantown PD!:
Boston police officer Lt. David Murphy allegedly punched his girlfriend off a Baltimore barstool and fled from cops, but because "the Baltimore judgment amounted to a dismissal of legal charges," the Boston police Commissioner says his department has no choice but to let Murphy return to work-- gun, badge and all.

Police are looking for a suspect in a fatal shooting in Edgewood.

What's new in "Stop Snitching 2"? Marketing savvy, and one Kenneth Morris, who "serves as a Virgil to the Dantes lost in Baltimore's Inferno."

An officer was accidentally shot by a bullet meant for a dog.