SHOOTING: Northwestern District -- Police today continued an investigation into the shooting over the weekend of Donald Roberts, 22, of the 1300 block of Greenmount Ave., who was found Saturday night lying in the 2400 block of Reisterstown Road with a gunshot wound to the head. Police said Robert was first taken to Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, before he was transferred to the Shock-Trauma Unit in Baltimore, where he was listed today in critical condition. Police said they have no suspects or motive in the shooting.
CUTTING: Central District -- Harley Lee, of the 700 block of E. 33rd St., reported that he was in the 300 block of E. Baltimore St. shortly after 10 p.m. Saturday when he was attacked by a man known to him who stabbed him in the chest. Police said Lee was admitted to an area hospital. His condition was not immediately known. Police said they were seeking a man known as "Buck" in connection with the incident.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Hope Atkinson, of the 1500 block of Madison Ave., reported that she was in the 1000 block of Tiffany Court around 2 a.m. yesterday when a man got out of a car that had stopped nearby and grabbed money she was holding in her hand. Atkinson told police the man returned to the car, which was driven by a second man, and escaped. Police said the sum of money taken was not immediately known.
SHOOTING: Central District -- Police were seeking a suspect in the shooting Saturday night of John Farmer, of the 900 block of Druid Park Lake Drive, during an incident in the 900 block of Hendler Lane. Police said Farmer was shot in the right leg and was taken to an area hospital for treatment.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Johnny Mitchum, a resident of the Hyatt Regency in the 300 block of Light St., reported that he was in the 700 block of N. Calvert St. about 3 a.m. yesterday when he was attacked by two men who beat him with their fists and kicked him and robbed him of his property. Later, police arrested Ronald Smack, 33, of the 300 block of Park Ave., and charged him with assault and robbery. Police said a second man involved in the attack was being sought.
THEFT: Central District -- Michael Cottrill, a resident of Silver Spring, reported that while his car was parked in the 100 block of S. Gay St. Saturday night someone broke into the vehicle and removed a personal computer valued at $3,000.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Terry Brown, of the 500 block of N. Glover St., reported that he was in the 1900 block of N. Charles St. early yesterday when he was attacked by a man who pushed him against the wall of a building and robbed him of $35. Police said that during the incident, Brown sustained a minor injury to one of his hands.
ARREST: Central District -- Police arrested a northeast city resident yesterday and charged him with the assault and attempted robbery of Albert Mlynski, of the 600 block of S. Curley St. Police said Mlynski was walking in the first block of Dark Lane about 12:20 p.m. yesterday when he was attacked by a man who attempted to rob him. Police said a district officer was alerted to the incident and chased the suspect and arrested him on West Fayette Street. Police said Robert Adkins, of the 1800 block of Burnwood Road, was charged with assault and attempted robbery and was being held at the station lockup pending a bail hearing.
BURGLARY/ARREST: Central District -- Police responding to a burglary at Pat Hays Buick Inc. in the 1100 block of Cathedral St. about 5 a.m. yesterday arrested a man who attempted to drive off in a 1989 Buick. Police said the man also had in his possession a TV that belonged to the company. Police said the man was held overnight at the station pending burglary charges.
ROBBERY: Central District -- William Hunt, of the 1800 block of N. Charles St., reported that he was in the first block of Trenton St. about 5 p.m. yesterday when he was attacked by two men who pushed him to the ground and robbed him of his watch. Police said the watch was valued at $20.
BURGLARY/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police arrested a 31-year-old man early yesterday after he broke into a house in the 5000 block of Plainfield Ave. with the intent of stealing property. Police said entry was gained by kicking in a door and that the man was arrested before any property could be removed. Police said the man was being held at the Eastern District station pending charges.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Sharon Meadows, of the 1200 block of Quantril Way, reported that someone entered the front yard of her home over the weekend and removed a washer and dryer. Police said the appliances were valued at $500.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- An employee of Dynamic Imports in the 1600 block of Gorsuch Ave. reported that while the company's 1978 Ford van was parked in the 2700 block of Polk St. over the weekend, someone broke into the vehicle through a rear window and removed property valued at more than $1,300.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that two teen-age girls were walking in the 1500 block of Argonne Drive about 2 p.m. Saturday when they were accosted by a man armed with a handgun who forced them to give up their property. Police said the man robbed the victims of cash and property valued at nearly $100 and that during the robbery he threatened the girls with the weapon.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Mary McGinn, of the 5700 block of Nasco Place, reported that she was walking toward her home about 8 p.m. yesterday when she was approached from behind by a man who grabbed the purse she was carrying and fled. Police said the purse contained cash and property, all valued at $60.
ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police responding to a shoplifting at the Ames department store in the 2500 block of Belair Road yesterday evening arrested a 46-year-old man who attempted to leave the premises without paying for three video tapes. Police said the tapes were valued at nearly $60 and that the man was held overnight at the Eastern District lockup pending charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Marie Leyh, of the 3000 block of Mareco Ave., reported that she was standing on the front porch of her home shortly after 9 p.m. yesterday when a man came up and stole the purse she was carrying. Police said the man then pushed Leyh to the porch floor and fled the scene on foot. Police said the purse contained cash and personal property, all valued at more than $70.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a dwelling in the 5300 block of Barbara Ave. between 2 and 4 p.m. yesterday by forcing open the front door and removed at least two TV sets and the same number of VCRs. Police said the property was valued at more than $1,800.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police were seeking two men, one armed with a handgun, who accosted Eleanor Reznik, of the 100 block of Othoridge Road in the Lutherville-Timonium section of Baltimore County, as she walked in the 3600 block of Rexmere Road about 1 p.m. yesterday and robbed her of $13. Police said that during the robbery, the gunman threatened Reznik with the weapon.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 1700 block of E. 33rd St. reported that someone broke into his home and removed property from the bedroom. Police said entry was gained by opening a window.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that a resident of the 5300 block of Sipple Ave. was standing in the driveway of her home shortly after 9 p.m. yesterday when she was attacked by a man who knocked her to the pavement and stole her purse. Police said the victim, Nydey Lizor, was robbed of cash and property, all valued at more than $80.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Dexter Vaughn, of the 200 block of E. North Ave., reported that he was in the 1000 block of E. 25th St. about 11 p.m. yesterday when he was accosted by two men, one armed with a handgun, who demanded his money. Police said the gunman and his accomplice fled the scene on foot with $55.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police today continued to search for two men who entered the Friendly's restaurant in the 5700 block of Belair Road about 10 p.m. yesterday and fled moments later with an undisclosed sum of money from an office safe. Police said one of the men was armed with a sawed-off shotgun. While one of the men removed money from the safe, the other kept watch at the front door. Police said there were several employees and customers in the restaurant at the time of the robbery but that no injuries were reported.
ROBBERY: Wilkens District -- Police today continued their search for three men who entered the High's dairy store in the 1000 block of Maiden Choice Lane in Arbutus shortly after 11 p.m. yesterday and forced a clerk to give up the contents of the cash register. Police said one of the men was armed with a handgun and that the amount of money was not disclosed.
BURGLARY: Laurel -- Police reported that at least two people broke into several public storage sheds in the 3600 block of Fort Meade Road over the weekend and removed at least $10,000 worth of property. Police said entry was gained by cutting the locks or using a tool to remove the doors. After taking the property, the thief or thieves escaped through a hole in a fence.
RAPE: Lothian -- Police were seeking two men in connection with the rape Saturday night of a 15-year-old girl. Police said the victim and a girlfriend left a movie theater in Prince Frederick Saturday night and were picked up by the girlfriend's ex-boyfriend known as "Tim" and another male, described as heavy set. Police said the two men drove the girls to an isolated section of Fishers Station Road, where the heavy-set man held the 15-year-old girl down on the ground while Tim raped her. Later, the victim was taken to Anne Arundel General Hospital, where she was treated for injuries and released.
BURGLARY: Brooklyn Park -- Police reported that someone who broke into a house in the 400 block of Hillcrest Ave. last week may have been scared away when he picked up a glass case in the belief it contained something of value. Police said the case contained an unknown type of snake, 18 inches long. The owner told police the snake eats small animals and would attack a person if provoked. Police said the house was entered through a screen door and that the only thing disturbed in the house was the case. Police said the snake was not injured.
DRUG ARREST: Freetown -- After receiving a tip that four men were selling drugs in the 7800 block of Levy Court late last week, police followed one of the men when the group broke up and noticed him place something in a tool box as he stood between two parked cars. Upon searching the box, the officers found a pipe containing what appeared to be crack cocaine residue. Police said William Purnell Dorsey Jr., 31, of the first block of Solley Road in Glen Burnie, was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting arrest. Bail information on Dorsey was not immediately available.