SUSPECT SOUGHT: Eastern District -- Police have issued a warrant charging a 32-year-old man, who was recently released from prison, with auto theft and multiple traffic offenses after a hit-and-run incident on Jan. 13 that seriously injured a 53-year-old motorist. Officer Tony Petralia, of the traffic investigation unit, last night charged Stanley L. Chambers, of the 1700 block of E. 28th St., with stealing a 1988 Saab 900 Turbo from the parking lot of the Rotunda mall about 7:30 p.m. Jan. 13. The car is the property of a physician at Fort Howard Veterans Hospital. About three hours after the theft, Henry Wilson, 53, of the 1000 block of N. Wolfe St., was turning left from the 2500 block of Harford Road onto eastbound 25th Street when his Pontiac was broadsided by the stolen Saab. Petralia said the driver of the Saab ran away but left a state Division of Correction inmate identification card and a Baltimore Department of Social Services card lying on the front seat. Petralia said Wilson was in serious condition today at the Shock-Trauma Unit in Baltimore. Petralia said that, after police learned the suspect's address and other information, a warrant was issued for his arrest early today. Petralia said Chambers was recently released from prison after serving time for possession of narcotics.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Clayton Prophet, 57, of the 1800 block of Druid Hill Ave., reported he was in the 500 block of Robert St. early yesterday when he was accosted by two men, one with a handgun, who forced him to give up his property. Police said the gunman and his accomplice fled with personal items valued at more than $300.
ROBBERY: Central District -- An 11-year-old resident of the 4000 block of The Alameda reported he was in the 1500 block of Shields Place yesterday when two older youths pushed him off his 24-inch bike and took it. Police said the victim was not injured and the value of the bike was not immediately known.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Police reported a young resident of the 1100 block of Springfield Ave. was riding his bicycle in the 1600 block of Pennsylvania Ave. yesterday afternoon when he was assaulted by two older youths who took the bike.
ROBBERY TRY: Central District -- Police today were seeking a man known as "Cowboy" in the attempted robbery yesterday afternoon of Billie Aycock, 40, of the 500 block of E. Eager St., during an incident in the 300 block of E. Madison St. Aycock told police the suspect, a man he knows, attempted to rob him while threatening him with a knife.
THEFT: Central District -- David John Nykita, 41, of the 400 block of S. Madeira St., reported that while his van was parked in the 200 block of E. Monument St. over the weekend, someone broke into the vehicle and removed a 10-speed bike. Police said the bicycle was valued at $200.
THEFT: Central District -- Suon Cunningham, of the 800 block of Park Ave., reported that someone entered her apartment over the weekend and removed an engagement ring valued at $100.
BURGLARY: Central District -- A resident of the 1800 block of St. Paul St. reported someone used a pry tool to gain entry to his apartment and removed the electric meter box. Police said the meter was valued at $100.
THEFT: Central District -- Richard Shuey, of the 2000 block of Park Ave., reported that while his car was parked near his home over the weekend, someone broke into it and removed a stereo radio and speakers valued at more than $500.
THEFT: Central District -- William Owens, of the first block of Admiral Blvd. in the Dundalk section of Baltimore County, reported his car was parked in the 200 block of Guilford Ave. over the weekend when someone entered it by breaking a window and removed several pieces of clothing and other items. Police said the property was valued at more than $600.
BURGLARY: Central District -- Police reported that someone broke into an apartment in the 700 block of W. Lexington St. over the weekend and removed a VCR, computer game, cash and tennis shoes. Police said the property was valued at nearly $700 and that entry was gained by opening a kitchen window.
BURGLARY: Central District -- Police said property valued at $800 was removed from an apartment in the 900 block of St. Paul St. over the weekend by someone who entered by forcing the front door.
THEFT: Central District -- Albon Grimaldi, of the 1300 block of High Ridge Drive in Westminster, reported that someone broke a window of his car while it was parked in the first block of W. Franklin St. yesterday and removed several pieces of clothing and a jumper cable. Police said the property was valued at nearly $250 and the theft occurred between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.
THEFT/ARREST: Northern District -- David Scheffenacker, 32, of the first block of Hamill Road in the Village of Cross Keys, reported to police that two acquaintances who stayed at his home over the weekend left yesterday and took with them his radio, telephone answering machine and his 1987 Volkswagen.
RAPE TRY/ARREST: Northern District -- Police arrested a man and were holding him in the attempted rape early Saturday of a pre-teen girl inside a house. Police said the girl reported she was tied up and that the man attempted to rape her. She was taken to a hospital for examination.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 500 block of Woodlawn Road reported that someone broke into his garage by knocking a lock off the door and removed two multispeed bicycles. Police said the bikes were valued at nearly $900.
THEFT: Northern District -- Virginia Kerley, of the 4400 block of Wickford Road, reported that someone removed an envelope from under the front door of her home that contained an automated teller machine card.
ASSAULT: Northern District -- A teen-age resident of the 800 block of Cator Ave. reported he was walking two blocks from his home yesterday evening when he was attacked by three men who beat him about the head with their fists. The victim, who is 17, told police that during the attack, one of the men repeatedly struck him with the butt of a handgun. Police said the victim was taken to a hospital for treatment of lacerations and released.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Janet Ortega, 34, of the 600 block of Somerset Road, reported she was walking outside the Rotunda mall in the 700 block of W. 41st St. yesterday evening when she was stopped by two men who demanded her money. Police said the men knocked the woman down and stole her purse containing cash and property, all valued at $300.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Police said an elderly woman was walking in the first block of Upland Road early yesterday evening when she was attacked from behind by a man who knocked her down and stole her purse containing cash and property, all worth more than $300. Police said the woman was shaken but not injured.
THEFT: Northern District -- Judith Foltz, of the 2300 block of Wineberry Terrace at Cold Spring Newtown, reported that an acquaintance entered her home and removed property valued at more than $600. Police said Foltz was advised to seek a warrant charging the person with theft.
THEFT: Northern District -- Tyrone King, 31, of the 500 block of Benninghaus Road, reported someone entered his home yesterday evening and removed his wallet containing more than $70 from a dresser drawer.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Cynthia Sewell, of the 4000 block of Bowers Ave., reported that she was struck in the face with a blunt object and robbed of $20 Saturday evening in the home of a man who lives in the 1000 block of W. Lanvale St. Police said the man escaped and that Sewell was taken to Bon Secours Hospital for treatment and released.
SHOOTING: Western District -- William Wallace, of the 1500 block of N. Dallas St., reported he was in the 1200 block of W. Lafayette Ave. early yesterday when he was accosted by two men, one with a handgun, who demanded his tennis shoes. Police said Wallace resisted and was shot in the upper right leg. The gunman and his accomplice fled. Police said Wallace was in fair condition today at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 100 block of N. Poppleton St. reported that someone entered his home after breaking a window with a brick and removed a VCR, washing machine and several pieces of jewelry. Police said the property was valued at more than $2,100 and that a man known as "Tony" was being sought in the burglary.
CHURCH BURGLARY: Western District -- Officials of the Greater Zion Apostolic Holiness Church in the 300 block of N. Gilmor St. reported that someone broke into the building between Saturday night and yesterday morning and removed a microphone and a set of drums. Police said the property was valued at more than $2,000 and that entry was gained by breaking a window.
BURGLARY: North Point District -- Police reported that someone entered a dwelling in the 2900 block of Cornwall Road through an unlocked door over the weekend and removed several pieces of jewelry. Police said a man in his early to mid-20s wearing work clothes and a baseball cap was being sought in the break-in.
BURGLARY: North Point District -- A resident of the 2900 block of Yorkway reported that someone broke into his first-floor apartment over the weekend and removed a camera, stereo equipment, jewelry and cash. Police said entry was gained by forcing a first-floor basement window.
BANK ROBBERY: Severna Park -- Police continue to search for a man who robbed the Maryland National Bank on Jumpers Hole Road by giving a teller a note demanding money. Police said the robbery occurred late Thursday morning and netted the unarmed man an undisclosed sum of cash. Police said after the teller read the note and handed over cash, the man retrieved the note and fled the bank. Police said the robber was in his late 20s and wore a blue jacket, dark baseball cap and white sunglasses. Police said last week's robbery was the second in a month at the bank. They said that on Jan. 9 the bank was robbed of an undisclosed sum of cash by an unarmed man. It was not immediately known if the robberies were committed by the same man.
DRUG ARREST: Pasadena -- Police on duty outside a Mountain Road tavern spotted three men staggering on the parking lot and arrested one of them for possession of PCP. Police said officers, who were watching for customers leaving the Wheel Inn bar and driving under the influence of alcohol, spotted the three men staggering near a pickup truck. As the officers approached, one of the men dropped several objects on the ground, including a small plastic bag of suspected PCP. Police arrested Marrion Compton, 26, of the 6700 block of Fort Smallwood Road, and charged him with possession of PCP. Police said bail information on Compton was not immediately available.
BURGLARY: Arnold -- A resident of the 500 block of Kevins Drive reported that someone broke into his home by forcing a door and removed a coin collection valued at more than $1,000.
BURGLARY: Gambrills -- Police said cash and property, all valued at nearly $100, were removed from a dwelling in the 2200 block of Mistwood Circle after someone got in by forcing a door. In addition to cash, police said, the burglar also removed several credit cards.
The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.