SHOOTING: Southwestern District -- Police reported that Michael Garrett, 22, of the 900 block of N. Franklintown Road, was walking near his home early yesterday when he was shot in the back. Police said Garrett was taken to University of Maryland Medical Center, where he was treated. He was listed today in fair condition. Police had no motive for the shooting.
BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- A resident of the 300 block of S. Augusta Ave. reported that someone broke into her home through a kitchen window and stole property valued at $600.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Michael Harris, of the 1700 block of E. Federal St., reported he was in the 1200 block of N. Charles St. early yesterday when he was attacked by a man armed with a knife who forced him to give up his money. Police said the armed man fled the scene with more than $60.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Police reported that Sherman Lee Berry, an out-of-town resident, was in the 300 block of St. Paul St. shortly before 4 a.m. yesterday when a man wearing a blue ski mask approached him from behind and placed a metal object in his back. Berry told police the man then demanded his money and that he gave up $25.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Richard Swinimer, of the 2300 block of Maryland Ave., reported he was robbed of more than $100 by a man armed with a gun who accosted him as he walked in the 2400 block of St. Paul St. early yesterday evening.
ASSAULT: Central District -- Leroy Keltner, of the 1000 block of N. Charles St., reported he was home Sunday evening when two men broke into his apartment and attacked him. Police said one of the men was wearing a pair of brass knuckles and that Keltner sustained numerous injuries. Police said Keltner was taken to a hospital and that a motive for the attack was not immediately known.
STABBING: Central District -- Joseph Williams, of the 1300 block of Argyle Ave., reported he was in the 1500 block of Argyle Ave. early yesterday when he was attacked by a man who stabbed him in the back with a butcher knife. Police said Williams was taken to a hospital and that a suspect in the case was arrested. Police said Williams knew the suspect, who was being held at the station pending formal charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.
CUTTING: Central District -- Jack Brewington, of the 1100 block of Argyle Ave., reported to police that during an incident near his home yesterday evening, he was attacked by a man armed with a knife who cut him on the right side of the head. Police said Brewington was treated at a hospital and released and that a man known to him was arrested in connection with the armed assault. Police said the man was being held pending charges and an appearance before a District Court commissioner.
BURGLARY: Central District -- A resident of the 1300 block of Myrtle Ave., reported that someone broke into his home after climbing a fire escape and entering through a third-floor window. Once inside, the intruder stole property valued at more than $3,000 and escaped.
THEFT: Central District -- Ronald Olasak, of the 200 block E. Mount Royal Ave., reported he was at Harborplace Sunday when someone stole his mountain bike after he left it parked near the Light Street pavilion. Olasak told police the bike, which was locked, was valued at $400.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that property valued at more than $300 was stolen from a dwelling in the 4200 block of Westview Road after an intruder entered by opening the front door.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that a 15-year-old resident of the 4300 block of Roberton Ave. was in the 4800 block of Bowleys Lane yesterday while walking home from school when she was accosted by another female who demanded she give up her property. Police said the other girl took property valued at nearly $150 from the victim and fled..
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police were seeking the person who entered an apartment in the 1500 block of E. Northern Parkway and stole a microwave oven from the kitchen. Police said the property was valued at $400 and that entry appeared to have been with a key.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Eric Funderburk, of the 1900 block of E. 29th St., reported he was in the 2800 block of Harford Road yesterday when he was accosted by a man armed with an unknown caliber handgun who demanded he give up his money. Police said the gunman fled with more than $200 in cash. Later, police identified the gunman and were seeking a 22-year-old resident of the 1900 block of E. 30th St. in connection with the robbery.
ASSAULT: Northeastern District -- Stephanie Young, of the 1800 block of Maulsby Court in Hollander Ridge, reported that during an incident at her home, she was attacked by a 27-year-old man who bit her. Police said she knows the man. Later, police arrested a man and were holding him at the Eastern District pending charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.
THEFT: Northern District -- Maynard Baron, an out-of-town resident, reported that while his 1984 Toyota was parked in the 5800 block of York Road Sunday, someone broke into the vehicle and stole vacuum cleaning equipment valued at more than $1,000.
ASSAULT: Northern District -- Police were seeking a man in connection with the assault of two women in the 2700 block of Virginia Ave. Police said Terlina Perry, also of the 2700 block of Virginia Ave., was attacked by the man who struck her with a piece of wood. Police said Perry sustained minor injuries to the head and face. Police said the man also attacked Yvonne Perry, also of the 2700 block of Virginia Ave., striking her in the face and breaking two teeth. Police said both women were treated at a hospital and that the man, who is known to the victims, fled. The relationship of the two women was not immediately known.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 3600 block of Old York Road reported that someone broke into her home through a rear kitchen window and stole a 19-inch TV valued at nearly $350.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Employees of the Art-Lite Sign Co. in the 2500 block of Baker St. reported that someone broke into the building by knocking a hole in a wall and stole a large quantity of power tools. Police said the value of the tools was not immediately known.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Samuel Carter, 29, an employee at the Crown parking garage in the first block of W. University Parkway, reported he was working early yesterday when he was approached by a man armed with a handgun who demanded his money. Police said the gunman fled with a small sum of cash.
ROBBERY: Towson District -- Police reported a man entered the Royal Farm store in the 6000 block of Falls Road yesterday and forced an employee to give him money from the cash register while grabbing the clerk from behind. Police said the man fled, running south on Falls Road.
ROBBERY: White Marsh District -- An employee of the Exxon service station in the 10700 block of Pulaski Highway reported a man entered the station shortly after 5 p.m. yesterday and ordered him to give him money from the cash register while implying he was armed with a handgun. Police said the man was given an undisclosed sum of cash and was seen entering a small white car driven by a woman that sped east toward Harford County.
SEX ARREST: Joppa -- The sheriff's office has charged a 37-year-old man with three counts of second-degree rape in connection with the alleged attacks on three girls, ages 6, 7 and 9, while they were in his care last summer. Police said the man, John R. Wilcox, of Joppa, also was charged with three counts of child abuse and second-degree sex offenses. Bail information on Wilcox was not immediately available.
BURGLARY: Aberdeen -- Police reported that someone broke into a storage shed in the 700 block of Schofield Road and and stole an air compressor, several tools and a motorcycle. Police said the property was valued at nearly $4,000.
THEFT: Aberdeen -- Property valued at more than $900 was reported stolen from a car while the vehicle was parked in the 100 block of Osborn Road. Police said the thief made off with stereo equipment and a radar detector.
THEFT: Abingdon -- A spokesman for the sheriff's office said someone entered a shed in the 1000 block of Vernon Court and stole an all-terrain vehicle and a polishing machine. Police said the property was valued at nearly $2,000.
THEFT: Bel Air -- Police reported that a resident of the 100 block of Stoneleigh Road reported that someone broke into his van while it was parked near his home and stole a CB radio and a combination portable TV and stereo. Police said the property was valued at more than $500.
THEFT: Forest Hill -- Police reported that someone stole parts from the engine of a motorboat stored outside a house in the 1600 block of Kreitler Valley Road. Police said the parts were valued at $1,000.
DRUG ARREST: Columbia -- State Police and federal immigration agents arrested Robert Winton Willis, 27, of the 8700 block of Cloudleap Court, and charged him with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. During a search of Willis' home, police seized 14 pounds of marijuana and $14,000 in cash. Police said Willis, from Canada, is wanted by federal officials for violation of immigration laws and is suspected of taking part in a drug smuggling enterprise between here and Canada. Deported from the United States on Jan. 10 and ordered not to return, police arrested Willis last week after receiving information he was in possession of a large amount of marijuana. Police said a military uniform, believed used as a disguise, also was seized. Police believe the marijuana was smuggled in a military duffel bag Willis carried while he was wearing the uniform as a ruse. Police said Willis was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, simple possession of marijuana and creating a common nuisance. He was being held at the county Detention Center in lieu of $250,000 bond, police said.
DRUG ARREST: Clarksville -- Police on two occasions last week arrested Troy B. Myers, 24, of Beltsville, on drug charges. Police said Myers was first arrested Feb. 4 following a brief auto chase that ended on Bragdon Wood in Clarksville, where an officer recovered a bag containing suspected crack cocaine valued at $3,000 that had been thrown from the car being pursued. Police said Myers was released on bond the next day. On Wed., Feb. 6, police arrested Myers while he and two females were in possession of more than $2,000 worth of suspected crack while they were seated in a car on Bragdon Wood. Police said Myers was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and was released several days later after posting $25,000 bond. The women -- Pamela Dorsey, 26, and Gladys Hungerford, 36, both of the 5600 block of Cedar Lane in Columbia -- were each charged with possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine and were each released on unspecified bond.