SHOOTING/ARREST: Western District -- Police arrested a man last night in connection with the shooting of Joann Bailey, of the 1400 block of W. Fayette St., during a domestic argument at her home earlier in the evening. Police said Bailey was arguing about 6 p.m. with a man with whom she lives when she was shot in the left side of the chest. Police said Bailey was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where she was listed in good condition today. Ollie Sawyer, 35, of the same address, was arrested and charged with attempted murder, using a handgun in the commission of a felony, discharging a handgun in the city and common assault. Police said Sawyer was held overnight at the station pending a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.
ROBBERY: Southeastern District -- Denya Hilton, of the 600 block of N. Highland Ave., reported she was walking in the 500 block of N. Bouldin St. Tuesday night when she was stopped by a man armed with a handgun who placed the weapon in her back and demanded her money. Police said the gunman fled with more than $100.
ROBBERY: Southeastern District -- Police reported that Joann Wood, of the 600 block of N. Decker Ave., was in the 3100 block of E. Monument St. when she was accosted by a man armed with a small-caliber handgun who demanded she give up her money. Police said Wood gave the gunman $5.
ROBBERY: Southeastern District -- Police were seeking two men, one armed with a knife, who accosted Nancy Thomas, of the 1200 block of Urban Way, while she was in the 1000 block of Dundalk Ave. yesterday afternoon and forced her to give up her leather jacket, cash and wedding ring. Police said the two men fled with property valued at more than $1,200.
ROBBERY: Southeastern District -- Police reported that three men escaped with an undisclosed sum of cash after entering the office at the Super Fresh food store in the 2700 block of Foster Ave. and demanding money. Police said the three, one armed with a handgun, forced their way into the store's office about 9 a.m. yesterday and demanded money. Police said that after an employee gave them money from the safe, the armed man and his accomplices also demanded money kept in at least one cash drawer. Police said the three drove off in a car later recovered downtown. Police said the car had been stolen.
BURGLARY: Southeastern District -- A resident of the 2400 block of McElderry St. reported that someone forced open a rear door of her home yesterday and removed property valued at $800.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Jerry Hairston, of the 2700 block of Tivoly Ave., reported that someone entered his car while the vehicle was parked near his home and removed a pouch containing a gold ring. Police said the value of the ring was not known and that a man known to Hairston is suspected of taking the property.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Frank Lavin, of the 5600 block of Patterson Road in Baldwin, reported his car was parked in the 6500 block of Hane Lane near North Point Road over the past four days when someone broke into the vehicle and removed stereo equipment valued at nearly $600.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police reported that property valued at more than $600 was removed from the back yard of Ronald Carter, of the 3400 block of Roselawn Ave., between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. yesterday.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Robert Devries, of the 2200 block of Lake Ave., reported he was walking toward his car in the 2800 block of Loch Raven Blvd. shortly before 7 p.m. yesterday when he was stopped by a man armed with a handgun who demanded his wallet. Police said the gunman escaped with more than $100.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Joyce Johnson, of the 1900 block of Woodbourne Ave., reported she was walking in the 5400 block of Hillen Road shortly before noon yesterday when a man approached her from the rear and stole her purse. Police said the purse contained cash and property valued at more than $400.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Randolph Scott, 45, of the 1900 block of Heathfield Road, reported that someone entered his home and removed a VCR. Police said the property was valued at $300.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that Josephine Appolonia, of the 3200 block of Harwell Ave., was walking near her home yesterday afternoon when she was stopped by a young woman who asked her for a quarter. Police said the woman then grabbed Appolonia's purse containing more than $100 and fled.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 1500 block of Upshire Road reported that someone broke into his apartment and removed property valued at more than $400.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Kathy Carter, of the 4300 block of Clareway, reported she was in the 3600 block of Bonview Ave. yesterday evening when she was assaulted by two teen-agers who stole her purse after twisting her arm. Police said the purse contained more than $100.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 800 block of Cator Ave. reported that someone broke into her apartment and removed a 19-inch TV set and a microwave oven. Police said the property was valued at $700 and that the occupant believes a former resident broke into the house through the front door and stole the property.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Police today were seeking two men who entered the 7-Eleven store in the 100 block of E. 25th St. early yesterday and forced a clerk to open the cash register and give them money. Police said the men were given $50 and also took two cartons of cigarettes before fleeing.
SCHOOL BURGLARY: Northern District -- Officials of the Robert Poole School in the 1300 block of W. 36th St. reported that someone broke into one of their portable classrooms between Tuesday night and yesterday morning and removed a TV set, computer equipment and a microwave oven. Police said the property was valued at nearly $2,200.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that someone entered a dwelling in the 900 block of Druid Park Lake Drive by breaking the dead bolt and removed a VCR, jewelry and two coats. Police said the property was valued at more than $1,000.
ROBBERY: Woodlawn District -- Police reported three men, one armed with a handgun, entered the Dunkin' Donuts shop in the 6000 block of Baltimore National Pike about 11 p.m. yesterday and ordered an employee to give them the contents of the cash register. Police said the employee handed over less than $100 to the men, who were spotted running east toward the city.
ROBBERY: White Marsh District -- Kelli Ramsey, of the 7600 block Old Battle Grove Road in Edgemere, reported she was walking across the parking lot at the Golden Ring Mall in the 8600 block of Philadelphia Road shortly before 1 p.m. yesterday when a passenger in a passing car leaned out the window and ripped her purse from her shoulder. Police said the car, an Oldsmobile Cutlass occupied by two men, drove off. Ramsey told police the purse contained more than $100.
BURGLARY: North Point District -- A resident of the first block of Four Georges Court reported that someone broke into his apartment yesterday and removed a TV set, VCR and camera from the living room. Police said the property was valued at more than $1,000 and that entry was gained by breaking a bedroom window.
ARREST: Odenton -- Police arrested a Washington man and charged him with breaking into a Dash-In convenience store in the 3400 block of Fort Meade Road Dec. 12 and stealing a money-order machine and more than 200 blank money orders. Police said that shortly after the break-in, money orders that had been stolen were being cashed by two people and began showing up in three Maryland counties, Washington and Virginia. Police traced the money orders to several businesses and found one of them contained a thumb print of the person who cashed it and his photo. Police said one of the money orders led investigators to Fairfax, Va., where police arrested a man attempting to cash five more. Charged with burglary, theft and destruction of property was Jimmy McGuine, 27, of Washington. Police said McGuine cashed several of the stolen money orders for more than $27,000. Bail information on McGuine was not available.
ARREST: Pasadena -- After stopping a car for a minor traffic violation, police found items inside the vehicle that had been taken in several break-ins and charged the driver with seven burglaries. Police said Raymond John Jordan, 28, of the 600 block of Eliot Road in Pasadena, was stopped on Pasadena Road. Inside the car, police found several items that had been taken in several burglaries between late December and January. Police charged Jordan with six daytime break-ins and one during the night.
DRUG ARREST: Hanover -- Police arrested a New York resident and charged him with possession of cocaine after they entered his motel room with a warrant upon learning from a reliable source that drugs were being sold from the room. Police said Richard Robinson, 28, was arrested Monday and charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute. Police said Robinson also was charged with failing to appear in court for an unrelated offense. During a search of Robinson's room, police found cocaine valued at $10,000 and nearly $2,500. Bail information on Robinson was not available. Police declined to name the motel, saying its management had nothing to do with the case.
ROBBERY: Brooklyn Park -- Police reported a man armed with a sawed-off shotgun entered Little Caesar's Restaurant in the 5600 block of Ritchie Highway Tuesday night and forced an employee to give him the contents of the cash register. After taking an undisclosed sum of cash, police said, the man then ordered several employees into the back of the restaurant. There, he forced the manager to open a safe and give him more money. Police said the man fled. Police described the gunman as black, between 20 and 25, wearing a blue baseball cap, a three-quarter-length bright blue coat with blue sleeves and white and yellow bands around the chest, and brown suede boots.
ARRESTS: Columbia -- An 18-year-old Columbia woman and TC 14-year-old boy were arrested over the weekend and charged with the attempted armed robbery of a High's dairy store in the 6800 block of Cradlerock Way. Police said that while the woman was pointing what turned out to be a BB pistol at a clerk in the store while demanding money, the clerk knocked the pistol from the woman's grasp and began struggling with her. During the scuffle, the boy fled. Police said the clerk managed to hit the holdup alarm button and hold on to the woman until police arrived and took her into custody. Later, police went to a nearby dwelling and arrested the 14-year-old boy. Police said Sylvia D. Redding, of the 7200 block of Talisman Lane, was charged with attempted armed robbery. The boy was released into the custody of his parents pending action by juvenile authorities.