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ROBBERY: Central District -- Clifford Bussey, of New York, reported that he was in the first block of Holliday St. early yesterday when he was stopped by a man armed with a handgun who demanded his money. Police said Bussey gave more than $200 to the gunman, who fled on foot. Police said the robbery occurred at 12:30 a.m.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Police reported that a 35-year-old Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Co. employee was walking in the 1000 block of Morton St. around 2:30 a.m. yesterday when he was stopped by a man who asked him for change. The victim, Wayne Gooch, of the 1400 block of W. Mount Royal Ave., told police the man then suddenly produced a large knife and demanded his cash and jewelry. Gooch told police he gave up his wallet containing more then $100, and two gold bracelets and a gold ring. Gooch told police he was walking home when the man stopped him.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Gerard Yarborough, of the 3600 block of Garrison Blvd., reported that he was in the 500 block of Eutaw St. shortly before 11 p.m. yesterday when he was attacked by two men who robbed him of $200. Police said Yarborough was not injured.

THEFT: Central District -- Thomas Gamble, of New York, reported that while his car was parked in the 100 block of Concord St. Saturday someone broke into the vehicle and removed a camera, jacket, a motor drive accessory and other items. Police said the property was valued at more than $2,200.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Police arrested two men and were holding them at the station in connection with the robbery of Michelle Clark, of the 1900 block of W. Lafayette Ave., while she was in the 1700 block of Pennsylvania Ave. early yesterday. Clark told police she was walking by herself around 3:30 a.m. when she was accosted by two men who robbed her of $2. Police investigating the robbery spotted two men fitting the description Clark gave and arrested them. Police said the men were being held at the station lockup pending robbery charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.

ARRESTS: Central District -- Police investigating the burglary of a city-owned building in the 2600 block of Falls Road arrested two men and were holding them at the station pending charges. Police said entry was gained through a rear window and it appeared nothing was taken.

ROBBERY TRY: Central District -- Martha Levin, of the 800 block of St. Paul St., reported that she was walking in the 1000 block of Cathedral St. yesterday morning when a man grabbed her around the neck and attempted to steal her purse. Police said Levin managed to hold onto her property and that the man fled as she cried out.

THEFT: Central District -- Police reported that someone broke a vent window of a vehicle owned by Kenneth Grimm, an out-of-town resident, while the car was parked in the first block of E. Eager St. and removed computer equipment valued at more than $1,000.

THEFT: Central District -- Bardran Champan, of the 1900 block of Park Ave., reported that someone entered a room in his apartment and removed more than $1,000. Champan told police he suspects a friend took the money. Police said Champan was advised to seek a warrant for the man's arrest.

THEFT: Central District -- Employees at the Icing, a jewelry store at the Gallery in the 200 block of E. Pratt St., reported that someone entered the store and removed a set of earrings valued at more than $400. Later, police arrested a suspect in the case and were holding him at the station lockup pending charges.

THEFT: Central District -- James Brooks, of the 3000 block of St. Paul St., reported that his car was parked in the 600 block of E. Pratt St. yesterday when someone broke into the vehicle and removed more than $1,600 worth of tools from a rear seat.

BURGLARY: Central District -- A resident of the 2200 block of Linden Ave. reported that someone broke into his apartment through a bedroom window and removed a TV set, VCR and telephone. Police said the property was valued at nearly $400.

THEFT: Central District -- Donzella Curtis, of the 1200 block of Eutaw St., reported that her car was broken into while it was parked in the 300 block of Laurens St. over the weekend. Police said the thief removed dishes, ties and shirts, all valued at nearly $300.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Donna Thomas, of the 4100 block of Brendan Ave., reported that she was leaving her 1988 Nissan in front of her home early yesterday when she was approached from behind by a man wearing a ski mask who grabbed the car keys from her hand, entered the vehicle and drove off. In the car, police said, was Thomas' purse. Police said the total value of the property taken, including the car, was unknown.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Lawrence Haynes, of the 3400 block of Ravenwood Road, reported that someone entered his home over the weekend and removed more than $1,000. Police said the name of the thief is known and Haynes was advised to seek a warrant for his arrest.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that a man and woman were robbed yesterday evening as they walked in the 2800 block of Mayfield Ave. Police said Christian Binder and Evelyn Joyce, both of the 3300 Parklawn Ave. were walking together about 9 p.m. when they were stopped by two men, including one who implied he was armed by keeping one hand in his coat pocket. Police said the men knocked Binder down and robbed him of his wallet containing a small sum of cash. They then robbed Joyce of her purse containing cash and jewelry. Police said both men fled on foot.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 2900 block of Alvarado Square reported that someone broke into her home yesterday morning and removed a guitar, a TV set and a stereo amplifier. Police said the property was valued at more than $1,000 and that entry was gained by removing a panel in a door and then unlocking the door.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- An employee of Chesapeake Woodworking Inc. in the 700 block of North Point Road reported that someone broke into a company-owned 1989 Ford truck while it was parked near the business over the weekend and removed property valued at nearly $700.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 200 block of E. 33rd St. reported that someone broke into her home over the weekend by forcing open a rear window and removed property valued at nearly $300.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- The owner of a garage in the 3800 block of Falls Road reported that someone broke into the building over the weekend and removed property valued at more than $800. Police said the burglar made off with several hand and power tools.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that property valued at more than $300 was removed from a dwelling in the 2800 block of Guilford Ave. after forcing open a window to gain entry. Police said the intruder made off with a VCR.

ASSAULT: Western District -- Phillip Johnson, of the 500 block of N. Brice St., reported that he was in the 2100 block of Edmondson Ave. late Saturday night when he was attacked by a man armed with a handgun who shot him in the right arm. Police said the gunman escaped and that Johnson was taken to an area hospital for treatment and listed in good condition.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Police arrested one man and were seeking a second in connection with the weekend robbery of the Carey food store in the 500 block of N. Carey St. Police said two men, one armed with a handgun, entered the store about 6 p.m. Saturday and forced an employee to give them money from the cash register. Police said the investigation led to the arrest of an 18-year-old man, who was being held at the station pending armed robbery charges. It was not known how much money was taken in the robbery.

BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 2400 block of Eutaw Place reported that someone broke into his home over the weekend and removed a 9-inch TV set and a wallet containing more than $250. Police said the total value of the property taken was more than $500.

SHOOTING/ROBBERY: Western District -- Police reported that a man armed with a handgun entered the Foxes and Vixens Club in the 1600 block of W. Lexington St. early Saturday evening and shot Jesse Williams, a resident of the 1600 block of E. North Ave. After the shooting, police said the gunman robbed several people inside the club, but that all but one fled the scene. Police said the robbery victim who remained at the scene, Albert Parnell, of the 2400 block of Edmondson Ave., told police he was robbed of several dollars by the gunman.

THEFT: Western District -- Employees of Bob's Body Shop in the 1000 block of N. Arlington Ave., reported that someone entered their business over the weekend and removed $5,000 from a secured area. Later, police arrested an employee of the shop and were holding him at the police station pending felony theft charges.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Employees of the M.E. Charney Electrical Contractor Inc. in the 100 block of S. Hammonds Ferry Road reported that someone broke into their construction trailer in the 1000 block of N. Gilmor St. and removed tools and equipment valued at more than $3,000.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that someone broke into Crystal's beer and liquor in the 1800 block of Baker St. and removed nearly $260 in liquor and other items.

BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 1400 block of Retreat St. reported that someone broke into his home and removed a TV valued at $600.

SHOOTING: Northern District -- Trini Lambert, of the 900 block of Beaumont Ave., reported that he was in the 1100 block of Winston Ave. shortly before 8 p.m. yesterday when he was stopped by a man who asked him for the time. Lambert said the man then pulled out a handgun and shot him in the stomach for no apparent reason. Police said the gunman escaped and Lambert was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

Baltimore County

ROBBERY: Garrison District -- Police reported that two men, one armed with a handgun, entered the Econo Lodge Motel in the 400 block of Reisterstown Road early today and forced a desk clerk to give up an unknown sum of money from the cash register. Police said the gunman and his accomplice fled on foot.

Howard County

ARREST: Laurel -- Police arrested a man last night and were holding him pending charges that he broke into a room at the Red Carpet Motel in the 9900 block of Washington Blvd. and destroyed pieces of furniture and also fired several shots from a handgun. Police withheld the man's name pending the filing of charges. Police said the man broke into a room at the motel about 8 p.m. and fired several rounds from a 9mm semi-automatic handgun inside the room. After several police and members of the hostage negotiating team arrived on the scene, the man continued to fire bullets inside the room. No shots were reportedly fired at the police. After securing the area and making certain that no guests were injured, police broke into the room and arrested the man without incident. After the arrest, police seized the handgun, two clips of ammunition, a large military knife and a cartridge belt. No reason was given for the man's action, police said.

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