BURGLARY/ARREST: Central District -- Police arrested a 24-year-old Washington man in connection with the burglary of an apartment in the 1700 block of Eutaw Place and the false imprisonment of his girlfriend who lives there. Police said the female occupant reported that a man she knows broke into her apartment early Sunday and refused to allow her to leave for the next 10 hours. Police said the woman finally escaped with her young child and reported the incident to a patrolman. A search of the woman's apartment failed to find the man, who was later found at the Trailways bus depot in the 300 block of E. Fayette St. Police arrested the man, identified as Beverly Fox, at the station without incident and charged him with burglary, false imprisonment and aggravated assault.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Mary Jones, of the 4000 block of Rosecrest Road, reported she was walking in the 2000 block of Pennsylvania Ave. when she was stopped by a man armed with a handgun who pressed the gun to her head and demanded she give up her purse. Police said the man escaped and that the purse contained $7.
THEFT/ARREST: Central District -- Police arrested a 33-year-old man and were seeking another man in connection with the theft of a Toyota from the 1500 block of Bolton St. early yesterday. Police said a resident of the 1500 block of Bolton St. reported seeing two men steal a car around 12:15 a.m. yesterday. Police said the resident gave police a description of the car but was unable to see the license number. Later, Baltimore County police stopped the stolen car at an unknown location and one of its occupants was arrested without incident while the other escaped. Police said Theodore Rose Jr., of the 6800 block of Townbrook Drive in Baltimore County, was charged with auto theft. Police said the car was stolen, recovered and returned to its owner before the owner knew the car was stolen.
BURGLARY: Central District -- Employees of Winchester's Pub in the 100 block of Water St. reported that someone broke into their building by kicking in the front door and removed stereo equipment, cash and liquor. Police said the property was valued at more than $1,300.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Floyd Palmer, of the 2000 block of N. Calvert St., reported he was walking near his home yesterday afternoon when he was stopped by a man who placed a handgun next to his neck and demanded his money. Police said the gunman fled with more than $300.
BANK THEFT: Central District -- Officials of the First National Bank in the first block of S. Charles St. reported that between Nov. 30 and Dec. 3 someone entered the bank vault and removed $1,000 from the petty cash fund.
THEFT: Central District -- Police reported that someone removed a beeper from its battery charger inside a room at Maryland General Hospital in the 800 block of Linden Ave. Police said the beeper was valued at $400. The theft occurred between Nov. 30 and yesterday.
BURGLARY: Central District -- Police reported that someone broke into a business office in the first block of Commerce St. and removed a black briefcase. Police said there were no signs of forced entry and that the incident occurred over a four-day period.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Delores Davis, of the 3300 block of Aurora Lane, reported she was walking in the 900 block of Pennsylvania Ave. around 9 a.m. yesterday when she was accosted by a man who forced her to give up her purse after displaying a handgun stuck in his waistband. Police said the purse, together with its contents, was valued at $90.
BURGLARY: Central District -- Police reported that property valued at more than $1,000 was removed from a dwelling in the 2100 block of Park Ave. after someone entered by kicking out a section of a rear door. Police said the intruder removed a TV and jewelry.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Employees of Clio's restaurant in the 2100 block of N. Charles St. reported a man entered their business around 3 p.m. yesterday and walked around for a few minutes before approaching the cashier. The man pulled out a handgun and forced an employee to open the cash register. Police said the gunman fled with an undisclosed sum of money.
BURGLARY: Central District -- Police reported that someone broke into two apartments in a building in the 2100 block of Park Ave. and removed property having a combined value of nearly $1,000. Police said entry into each apartment was by forcing the doors open. From one apartment, the thief removed a VCR and cash. From the other, he took a VCR and a telephone. Police said the break-ins occurred yesterday between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 4600 block of Frankford Ave. reported that someone broke into his apartment by forcing a door and removed a large quantity of pennies.
ASSAULT: Northeastern District -- Henry Ellis, of the 2300 block of Odell Ave. in the Hollander Ridge apartment development, reported that during an argument near his home with another man he was struck with an ax handle. Police said Ellis was taken to the Francis Scott Key Medical Center, where he was treated and released. Later, police arrested another resident of the apartment building and were holding him at the Eastern District pending aggravated assault charges.
THEFT/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police reported that a Southwestern District officer investigating a series of thefts received information that a man stole several license plates from a storage area at the city's auto impounding lot in the 6700 block of Pulaski Highway. Police said the investigation led to the arrest of Heath Harris, of the first block of Tremont Road, on theft charges. Police said the license plates had been removed from impounded cars that were to be sold or otherwise disposed of. Police said the theft occurred during November.
ASSAULT: Northeastern District -- Police arrested a female resident of the 3900 block of Sinclair Lane and were holding her at the women's detention center at the Central District pending charges that during an incident in the 4600 block of Freedom Way West she stabbed Leon Fairley, of the 3800 block of Sinclair Lane, in the back with a knife. Police said Fairley was taken to the Francis Scott Key Medical Center for treatment and released.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Maurice McKoy, of the 1400 block of Limit Ave., reported that while his car was parked near his home between Sunday and yesterday someone broke into the vehicle by forcing a door and removed a radar detector. Police said the property was valued at more than $120.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Employees of Structure Value Co. in the 4400 block of LaSalle Ave. reported that while one of their company-owned vehicles was parked in the 3000 block of Gibbons Ave. someone entered the vehicle by breaking a lock and removed a large quantity of hand and power tools. Police said the tools were valued at more than $6,400.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone removed two 600-watt floodlights from the front of Bowley's Video in the 4800 block of Bowley's Lane. Police said the light fixtures were valued at $200.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police said a resident of the 7300 block of Mallory Court was detained by a store security guard when he attempted to leave the Channel Home Centers store in the 2400 block of Belair Road without paying for several pairs of leather gloves. Police said the property was recovered and the suspect allowed to leave when he produced identification, but that store officials were expected to seek a summons ordering the man into court to answer theft charges.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police said someone forced open a washing machine in the basement laundry room of an apartment building in the 6100 block of Loch Raven Blvd. and removed an unknown quantity of coins. Police said the machine is the property of Solon Automatic Machines in the 3100 block of W. Belvedere Ave.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 3000 block of Harford Road reported that someone broke into his home yesterday by forcing a basement door and removed a VCR and several pieces of jewelry. Police said the property was valued at nearly $1,400.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a dwelling in the 4100 block of Glenarm Ave. and removed $400 worth of model railroad trains. Police said entry was gained by kicking in the basement door.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Willie Snead, of the 1800 block of Franklin St., told police he was walking near his home yesterday morning when he was stopped by a man armed with a handgun who demanded his money. Police said the gunman fled after robbing Snead of $65 in bills and $5 in coins.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Employees of the Fremont food market in the 600 block of N. Fremont Ave. reported that someone broke into the store by knocking a hole in a side wall and removed more than $100.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported a house under renovation in the 1800 block of W. Lanvale St. was broken into by someone between Nov. 30 and yesterday who removed two toilets, two vanities, five cabinets and a wallpaper steamer. Police said the property was valued at more than $1,000 and that entry was gained by forcing a rear door.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Ardelia Mosby, of the 1500 block of Abbotston St., reported that someone entered her home yesterday evening and removed a microwave oven. Police said the appliance was valued at more than $200.
ROBBERY: Essex District -- Police reported a man entered the Little Tavern restaurant in the 100 block of Back River Neck Road shortly before 4 a.m. today and forced the clerk working behind the counter to give him the contents of the cash register. Police said the man fled with an undisclosed sum of cash. It was not known if the man was armed, police said.
MANSLAUGHTER: Columbia -- Police reported that Richard Severino, 18, of the 11900 block of Little Patuxent Parkway, was charged Friday with the manslaughter by vehicle death of Brigid Wheeler, 18, of the 5600 block of Columbia Road, Columbia, when the car in which she was a passenger on Oct. 27 was struck by a vehicle driven by Severino. Police said both cars collided when Severino's car crossed the double yellow line on Little Patuxent Parkway and Dark Fire Way. Police said Wheeler was rushed to the Shock-Trauma Unit in Baltimore, where she died four days after the collision. Police said Severino's blood alcohol level was .09. Under state law, a driver with a blood alcohol level of .07 or more is considered to be impaired. Besides driving while impaired, Severino was charged with several traffic violations. A bail hearing was held shortly after his discharge from the hospital and Severino was released on $10,000 bond.
BURGLARY: Columbia -- Police reported that someone broke into a dwelling in the 8900 block of Blue Pool in the Long Reach community and removed cash and jewelry. Police said entry was gained by forcibly opening a sliding glass door.
THEFT: Abingdon -- A resident of the 1400 block of Philadelphia Road reported that someone entered a storage area on his property and removed an 18-foot boat, an outboard motor, and a canvas boat cover. Police said the property was valued at $18,000.
BURGLARY: Havre de Grace -- Police reported that property valued at more than $21,000 was removed from a dwelling in the 4300 block of Rock Run Road. Police said the burglar escaped with a safe, several pieces of jewelry, coins and firearms.