Baltimore CityBURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Police reported...

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Baltimore City

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a dwelling in the 2700 block of Wilkens Ave. and removed property valued at more than $11,000. Police said entry was gained through a rear kitchen door yesterday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. and that the intruder made off with a silver setting for eight, a VCR, two CB radios, a .22-caliber rifle, two 12-gauge shotguns and $20.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Timothy Murry, of the 4000 block of W. Franklin St., reported that he was in the 1100 block of Clendenin St. shortly after 1 a.m. yesterday when he was accosted by three men, one armed with an unknown-caliber handgun, who forced him to give up the keys to his 1987 Chevrolet. Police said the gunman and his accomplices then drove off in the car.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Police reported that Camilla Wright, of the 2000 block of W. Saratoga St., was walking near her home shortly after 2 p.m. yesterday when she was stopped by a man who asked her for money. Police said when Wright refused the man's request, he ripped her clothing apart and robbed her of $200.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Jeanette Dwight, of the 200 block of N. Monroe St., reported that she was in the 1800 block of W. Saratoga St. around 3 p.m. yesterday when she was stopped by a man who demanded her money while implying he was armed with a handgun. Police said Dwight gave up her purse containing nearly $200 in cash and other property.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- John Smithwick, of the 500 block of Wildwood Parkway, reported that he was walking near his home around 1 a.m. yesterday when he was accosted by a man armed with a knife who demanded his money. Smithwick told police he gave the man more than $160 and that he recognized the robber.

THEFT: Southwestern District -- Patrick Lewis, of the 2500 block of Denison St., reported that someone broke into his van while it was parked near his home and removed property valued at more than $700.

THEFT: Southwestern District -- Employees of Variety Auto Brokers in the 1800 block of S. Caton Ave. reported that someone broke into a truck that was parked on company property and removed property valued at $600.

THEFT: Southwestern District -- Police reported that someone removed a parking meter head from its post in the 2100 block of W. Pratt St. The meter head was valued at more than $400.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Nickole Robinson reported that while her Mazda was parked in the 3500 block of Southern Ave. yesterday someone broke into the vehicle and removed a stereo equalizer. Police said the thief also removed the vehicle's vinyl grill cover. Police said the property was valued at $80.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Leon Phillips, of the 3700 block of Frankford Ave., reported that someone broke into his Toyota yesterday while the vehicle was parked near his home and removed property valued at more than $1,000. Police said entry was gained by breaking a rear window.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a car owned by Catherine Truehart, of the 1600 block of Northwick Road, while it was parked in the 4200 block of Welbourne Road and removed more than $100 worth of cassette tapes. Police said a youth seen riding away from the car on a bike was being sought in connection with the theft.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Mildred Carison, of the 600 block of Overbrook Road in Rodgers Forge, reported that she was walking in the 1500 block of E. Northern Parkway yesterday when she was approached from behind by a man who stole the purse she was carrying. Police said the purse contained cash and property, all valued at more than $60, and that the thief escaped by driving off in a car that had been stolen earlier.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone entered the Hasslinger Athletic Association in the 5400 block of Harford Road and removed property valued at nearly $400. Police said there was no sign of forced entry and that a key may have been used to enter the building.

ROBBERY TRY: Northeastern District -- Police today were seeking a man who assaulted Kimberly Arrves, of the 2400 block of E. Northern Parkway, as she walked in the 3100 block of Erdman Ave. yesterday and attempted to steal her purse. Police said Arrves struggled with the man, causing him to flee without taking her property.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 5400 block of Force Road reported that someone broke into her home by cutting a window screen and removed property valued at $600.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that property valued at more than $1,000 was removed from a dwelling in the 2600 block of Kirk Ave. after someone entered without leaving any signs of forced entry.

ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police responding to the G.C. Murphy department store in the 3900 block of Erdman Ave. arrested a youth who attempted to leave the store without paying for merchandise. Following charges of theft, the youth was released into the custody of his parents pending action by juvenile authorities.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 3800 block of Kimble Road reported that someone broke into her home and removed property valued at $400. Police said entry was gained by removing a screen then opening a window.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Louise Taylor, of the 3500 block of Northway Drive, reported that she was walking near her home yesterday when a man approached her from behindand stole the purse she was carrying. Police said the man escaped by driving off in a gray car and that the value of the purse and its contents was nearly $80.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Marc Burgard, of the 5400 block of Cedella Ave., reported that someone entered the front yard of his home and removed his bike that was left unattended. Police said the bike was valued at $70.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Rita Church, 29, of the 1400 block of Montpelier St., reported that a youth she knows entered the hallway of her home and stole her bike. Police said the bike, valued at $100, was recovered when a suspect being sought in connection with the theft was arrested.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police arrested a youth and charged him as a juvenile with robbing a teen-age resident of the 2500 block of Robb St. of his bike during an incident in the 2500 block of Aisquith St. Police said the victim was forced to give up his $70 bike to the suspect who reportedly threatened him with bodily harm. Following charges, the accused was released in the custody of his parents.

THEFT: Northern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a city-owned vehicle while it was parked in Druid Hill Park yesterday and removed a chain saw. Police said the equipment was valued at $200.

THEFT: Northern District -- Michelle Higgins, of the 200 block of Thompson Ave., reported that during an incident in the 3800 block of Greenspring Ave. a man she knows stole a gold ring from her and refused to return it. Police said the ring was valued at $300.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that an intruder broke into a dwelling in the 3600 block of Roland Ave. and removed a cable TV converter box, a socket set, an electric drill and a jigsaw. Police said the property was valued at more than $600.

THEFT: Northern District -- Christopher Stone, of the 1900 block of Greenberry Road, reported that while his car was parked near his home someone broke into the vehicle by using a coat hanger to release a door lock and removed an AM-FM stereo radio, a carrying bag and a physician's bag with medical instruments and supplies. Police said the property was valued at more than $1,200.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Kadji Addison, of the 2400 block of Gainsborough Court, reported that a man she knows entered her home and removed more than $400 worth of jewelry. Police said Addison was advised to seek a warrant for the man's arrest or a summons, ordering him into court to answer theft charges.

Baltimore County

ASSAULT: North Point District -- Police reported that Robert W. Chesser, 21, of the 7900 block of Trappe Road, was listed in serious condition today at an area hospital after being stabbed in the chest shortly after 9 p.m. yesterday during a domestic situation outside a carryout in the 3200 block of North Point Road. Police said Chesser was arguing with a woman when he was attacked by four men, one armed with a knife. Following the stabbing, which punctured one of Chesser's lungs, the four men drove off in a blue pickup truck.

SHOOTING: Essex District -- Police reported that a 15-year-old boy was shot in the face last night during what police said appeared to be a drug-related incident in the 1600 block of Old Eastern Ave. Police said Michael D. Mooney, the resident of an apartment in the 1600 block of Old Eastern Ave., was being chased around the outside of an apartment building at 10 p.m. by a youth armed with a .38-caliber revolver when he was shot in the chin. Police said Mooney was rushed to the Shock-Trauma Unit in Baltimore, where he was listed today in serious condition. Police said a second bullet fired was recovered from the wall of an apartment building. Police said the youth who shot Mooney was being sought.

Anne Arundel County

ROBBERY TRY: Glen Burnie -- Police were seeking a man who attempted to rob the High's dairy store in the 600 block of Old Mill Road, but was forced to flee when a male clerk tried to grab a gun the man carried in his waistband. Police said a man in his early 20s entered the store and displayed the gun in his waistband while ordering the clerk to give him money from the cash register. Instead of complying, the clerk tried to grab onto the gun and remove it. Police said the gunman maintained possession of the weapon and fled the store without taking any money or property.

Howard County

DRUG ARREST: Jessup -- Acting on information from security officers at the Trucker's Inn in the 7400 block of Assateague Drive, police arrested a Colorado truck driver and charged him with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of a handgun. Police said security officers at the truck stop spotted a man acting suspicious and holding what appeared to be a container of marijuana. When county police interviewed the man inside the truck stop bar and gained his consent to search his truck, they found several plastic bags of marijuana, a .22 caliber handgun and a machete. Police said Ross Owen Fisher, 28, of Highland Ranch, Colo., was being held in the county Detention Center in lieu of $25,000 bond.

Harford County

BURGLARY: Bel Air -- Police reported that someone broke into an outdoor storage shed next to a house on East Broadway and removed a car stereo radio, carpet shampooer, floor finishing liquid and a bike. Police said the property was valued at nearly $2,900.

BURGLARY: Edgewood -- Police today continued to seek a suspect in the burglary of a home in the 800 block of St. George Court during which property valued at nearly $6,000 was removed. Police said a diamond ring, two VCRs, a telephone and telephone answering machine, a wall clock and three VCR tapes were stolen.

BURGLARY: Joppa -- The county sheriff's office reported that someone broke into a dwelling in the 400 block of Arcadia Drive and removed a TV, VCR, stereo equipment and a telephone answering machine. Also taken, said a sheriff's office spokesman, was the victim's 1988 Oldsmobile. Police said the total value of the property exceeded $10,000.

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