Baltimore CityDOG ATTACK: Northwestern District -- Police...

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Baltimore City

DOG ATTACK: Northwestern District -- Police have issued a warrant charging Stover Stockton, a Pimlico-area man, with assaulting Arthur Lang, of the 3500 block of Lucille Ave., by ordering his pit bull terrier to attack Lang. Police said Lang was in the 4900 block of Park Heights Ave. early yesterday afternoon when Stockton, whose address was not immediately available, reportedly ordered the dog to bite Lang. Police said the dog attacked Lang, biting him on the hand and leg. Moments after the attack, Officer Bernard Douglas arrived and chased the dog in an attempt to capture or confine it. During the chase, police said, the dog threatened to attack two small children. Police said the dog then turned on Officer Douglas, who shot the dog at least two times. It was not immediately known if the dog survived. Meanwhile, Stockton had fled and was being sought

THEFT: Northern District -- Police were seeking a man who stole $90 from an employee at a gas station after giving him a $100 bill for $10 worth of gas. Police said a man placed a $100 bill on the counter at the Exxon station in the 5700 block of York Road early yesterday and told the employee he wanted $10 worth of gas. Police said that when the employee placed $90 in change on the counter, the man grabbed his own $100 bill, the station's $90 and fled.

ROBBERY: Southern District -- Police reported a man armed with a handgun entered the S&F; Food Market in the 200 block of S. Stricker St. shortly before 7 p.m. yesterday and struck the owner, Chang Joon Cho, with a handgun before removing about $40 from the cash register. Police said the gunman struck Cho a second time as he lay on the floor, then fled when a customer walked in.

ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Theresa Harris, of the 2700 block of W. Garrison Ave., reported she was in the 2700 block of Hilldale Ave. early yesterday when she was stopped by a man armed with a handgun who demanded her money and property. Police said the gunman escaped with cash and personal items valued at nearly $170.

ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Harold Baron, of the 7000 block of Fieldcrest Road, reported that he was walking near his home early yesterday when he was attacked by a man who who knocked him to the ground and robbed him of cash and property, all worth $300.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Officials of The Baltimore Sun in the 500 block of N. Calvert St. reported that someone broke into a storage garage in the 4400 block of Frankford Ave. early Saturday evening and removed 600 editions of the Sunday paper. Police said the papers were valued at $900 and that entry was gained by cutting a padlock off a door.

ASSAULT/ARRESTS: Northeastern District -- Police arrested two adults and two juveniles, all residents of Harford County, and were holding them in connection with the assault on Eric Cook, 20, of the 1200 block of Mountain Road South in Harford County, during an incident in the 6100 block of Harford Road. Police said Cook was walking south on Harford Road when a car occupied by four males drove up. Police said one of the occupants pointed a gun at Cook before the car sped off. Cook entered a nearby convenience store, where he reported the incident to a police officer who pursued the car several blocks before pulling it over. Police said in the car was a handgun reported stolen from the father of one of the males in the car. Police said the car was also stolen. Police said all four, including the two juveniles, were to be charged as adults with assault by pointing a handgun at Cook and auto theft. Only one of the suspects was to be charged with stealing the gun.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Angela Del Costello, 23, an out-of-town resident, and Cheryl Dorsey reported that while their cars were parked in the 6000 block of Erdman Ave. over the weekend, someone broke into the vehicles and stole property. Costello told police her purse, a leather coat and 75 cassette tapes, all valued at more than $1,300, were removed from her car. Dorsey told police that a purse containing cash and property, all valued at more than $200, was removed from her car.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Llwelyn Hall, 41, of the 4300 block of Marble Hall Road, reported that someone jacked up his 1988 Chevrolet while it was parked near his home over the weekend and removed four tires and their chrome wheels. Police said the equipment was valued at $900.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Vincent Frodell, of the 3200 block of Pelham Ave., reported that sometime over the weekend someone removed an American flag he had on display in front of his house. Frodell told police the flag was valued at $13.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 3900 block of The Alameda reported that someone broke into his home by forcing the front door and removed a TV, VCR, computer, coins and several pieces of jewelry. Police said the property was valued at more than $2,000.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a dentist's office in the 6400 block of Belair Road over the weekend and removed several pieces of dental equipment and a quantity of 14-karat scrap gold. Police said the value of the property was not immediately known.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Sharon Carter, 32, of the the first block of Hobart Court in Randallstown, Baltimore County, reported that while her 1989 Hyundai was parked in the 1900 block of Heathfield Road over the weekend, someone broke into the vehicle and removed her 3/4 -length black leather coat. Police said the coat was valued at $1,000.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a dwelling in the 1400 block of Kingsway Road by forcing open a rear kitchen door and removed nearly $500 from a bedroom.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Celestine Sparks, of the 5600 block of Woodmont Ave., reported she was in the 3900 block of Loch Raven Blvd. over the weekend when she was stopped by a man armed with a handgun who pointed the gun at her and demanded she give up her purse. Police said the man fled with the purse containing cash and property worth more than $20. Sparks told police that during the robbery the man threatened to kill her if she didn't comply with his order for money.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Employees of the Meadowcroft Exxon station in the 2300 block of E. Northern Parkway reported that someone opened the office safe with a key over the weekend and removed $100.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- Kevin Mitchell, an out-of-town resident, reported he was in the 5000 block of York Road early yesterday when he was accosted from behind by a man armed with a handgun who demanded money. Police said Mitchell gave more than $100 to the gunman.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- Police reported a man armed with a handgun entered the International House of Pancakes in the 5200 block of York Road late Saturday night and ordered a cashier to give him the contents of the cash register. Police said the gunman fled with nearly $300.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Employees of Universal Concept Corp. in the 3000 block of Chestnut Ave. reported that someone used a prying tool to enter the office over the weekend and removed property valued at more than $2,000. Police said the intruder made off with a TV, VCR and computer equipment.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that someone broke into Fraternity Row in the 2500 block of St. Paul St. and removed several hundred dollars. Police said entry was gained by forcing open a rear door and that the break-in occurred between 10 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. yesterday.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- Doris Williams, of the 800 block of Radnor Ave., reported she was home early yesterday evening when she was attacked by a male relative who knocked her to the floor and fled with her dog. Police said Williams was not seriously injured and that the dog, a Rottweiler, was valued at nearly $300.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that someone broke into an apartment in the 700 block of Gorsuch Ave. over the weekend and removed a TV and a .22-caliber rifle. Police said the property was valued at nearly $270.

BURGLARY: Northwestern District -- A resident of the 4600 block of Park Heights Ave. reported that sometime over the weekend someone broke into his home and removed a 40-foot extension ladder. Police said entry was gained through a basement door and that the value of the ladder was not immediately known.

Baltimore County

ROBBERY TRY: Wilkens District -- Police today were seeking a man who attempted to rob a gas station in the 3900 block of Washington Blvd. near Sulphur Spring Road last night but fled when the attendant picked up the phone and dialed 911. Police said an unidentified female attendant was inside the station's booth shortly after 9 p.m. yesterday when she saw a man wearing a ski-mask and carrying a handgun approach the station. Police said when the attendant picked up the phone to dial 911 the gunman fled. Police said a search of the area failed to find the masked gunman.

Anne Arundel

ARREST: Odenton -- Police investigating the sale of alcoholic beverages without a license at a bar in the 300 block of Telegraph Road last week arrested the owner after police and agents of the state's Alcohol, Tobacco and Tax Enforcement Unit purchased beer there on two occasions. Police said the liquor license at Buck Murphy's Bar was lifted in November when its owner failed to pay taxes. Since November, police continued to receive information that liquor was still being sold there. Police and state agents last week entered the bar on two different days and purchased beer. Shortly after the last purchase, police arrested Francis S. Murphy, 52, also of the 300 block of Telegraph Road, and charged him with selling alcoholic beverages at an unlicensed establishment. Police said bail information on Murphy was not immediately available.

DRUG ARRESTS: Freetown -- Following a six-week investigation, police last week raided a residence in the 7800 block of Levy Court and arrested a couple on charges of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute. Police said after officers entered the home with a search warrant, they found a .45-caliber semiautomatic handgun and drug paraphernalia. During the raid, one of two residents threw a container filled with several ounces of suspected crack cocaine out a second-story window. The container landed on a parking lot and was recovered. Arrested were Jerard Levi Kane, 23, and Venessa Lynette McGhee, 20, both of the Levy Court address.

SEX ARRESTS: Glen Burnie -- Police raided an unidentified motel late last week and arrested five women on prostitution charges. The arrests were made by officers assigned to the intelligence unit. Charged with transporting for the purpose of prostitution, soliciting for prostitution, pandering and receiving money for sex acts was Teresa Ann Condon, 31, of the 500 block of Glen Court. Charged with soliciting for prostitution were Vivian Carol Hall, 27, and Cathy Lee Harris, 30, also of the 500 block of Glen Court. Police said two Severn residents, Rita Renee Barr, 32, of the 1400 block of Washington St., and Deborah Lynn Davis, 31, of the 1400 block of Watts Ave., also were charged with soliciting. Bail information on the five women was not available.

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