Baltimore CitySHOOTING: Northeastern District -- Police today...

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Baltimore City

SHOOTING: Northeastern District -- Police today were seeking at least three men, including one known as "Herbie," in connection with the shooting Monday night of Damond Stokes, 18, of the 4700 block of Loch Raven Blvd. Police said Stokes and three other men were walking in an alley behind the 4500 block of Marble Hall Road when one of them pulled out a handgun. Police said Stokes, who was walking in front, tried to flee and was shot in the lower back. Police said the three men fled and that Stokes was taken to a hospital, where he was treated for the gunshot wound and admitted in stable condition.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Geri Armstrong, of the 4800 block of Clifton Ave., reported she was in the 2200 block of N. Monroe St. when she was accosted by a man armed with a handgun who demanded her property. Police said the gunman fled with Armstrong's coat and other items, all valued at $300.

ASSAULT: Western District -- Police reported that during an incident in the 800 block of N. Stricker St., Barbara Saunders, of the 700 block of N. Carey St., was attacked by a man who struck her with part of a bike. Police said Saunders sustained several cuts to the head but was not seriously injured. Police said the man who assaulted Saunders is being sought.

BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 300 block of N. Fulton Ave. reported that someone broke into his home and removed two stereo amplifiers, a cassette recorder, an equalizer and stereo speakers. Police said the property was valued at more than $3,000.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a house in the 1900 block of Wilhelm St. by forcing open a rear door and removed property valued at more than $200.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Joseph Goins, of the 2600 block of E. Hoffman St., reported to police he was driving in the first block of N. Hilton St. when he was stopped by a man who asked him for a ride. Goins told police the man then pulled out a handgun and robbed him of $10 in cash. Police said that after the gunman robbed Goins, he forced Goins out of his car, a 1981 Toyota, and drove off.

ASSAULT: Northeastern District -- A 17-year-old resident of the 1700 block of E. 28th St. told police that during an incident at his home earlier in the week he was assaulted by a woman he knows who attempted to cut him with a knife. Police said the woman, Betty Overton, 37, also of the 1700 block of E. 28th St., was arrested and charged with aggravated assault. Police said bail information on Overton was not immediately available.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Natily Howell, of the 1400 block of Stonewood Road, reported she was in the 1500 block of Exeter Hall Ave. when she was stopped by a man armed with a handgun who forced her to give up her money and property. Police said the gunman fled with cash and personal items, all valued at more than $70.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Employees of RCO Motor Cars in the 6600 block of Harford Road reported that someone broke into the office and stole the keys to a van. Police said the intruder then drove off with the vehicle, valued at $1,000.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Robert Boyce, of the 4500 block of Luerssen Ave., reported that someone removed tools valued at $600 from the front porch of his home.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Linda Brown, of the 1400 block of N. Broadway, reported she was walking in the 6000 block of Yorkwood Road Monday evening when she was accosted by a man who demanded she give up her purse while implying he was armed with a handgun. Police said the man fled with cash and property, all valued at more than $300.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Yolanda Lyles, of the 1600 block of N. Hilton St., reported she was in the 3200 block of Presbury St. when she was stopped by a man armed with an undetermined weapon who robbed her of property valued at $60.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 5200 block of Goodnow Road reported that someone broke into his apartment and removed a radio valued at nearly $90. Police said the intruder first threw a rock through the window to see if anyone was home before entering by forcing open the front door.

ASSAULT: Northeastern District -- Carl Harris, of the 1700 block of Homestead St., reported that during an incident at his home yesterday he was attacked by a relative who struck him with his fists and a piece of wood. Police said Harris' attacker fled and was being sought. Police said Harris was taken to Union Memorial Hospital, where he was treated for injuries and released.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police reported that a male in his late teens entered the 7-Eleven store in the 4400 block of Belair Road and fled moments later with food items valued at less than $5.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone removed a parking meter from its post in the 6800 block of Harford Road. Police said the meter, property of the city Department of Transportation, contained about $200 in coins.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Employees of the Joseph Hirsch Co. in the 3000 block of St. Johns Ave. reported that someone broke into a company vehicle while it was parked on company property and removed a cutting machine valued at $400.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Joseph Lang, of the 5000 block of Plainfield Ave., reported that someone broke into his outdoor storage shed and removed 16 50-pound bags of pigeon food. Lang told police the property was valued at more than $160.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 7200 block of Jim Rowe Court in Hollander Ridge reported that someone broke into his apartment and removed a VCR and a tape deck. Police said the property was valued at more than $300.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Constance Daskal, of the 4200 block of Hamilton Ave., told police she was walking near her home yesterday afternoon when she was approached from behind by a man who knocked her to the ground and stole her purse. Police said the purse contained cash and property, all valued at more than $200. Police said Daskal was not injured.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police reported a man knocked a woman down onto the pavement as she walked in the 2800 block of Kirk Ave. yesterday afternoon and robbed her of her purse. The victim, Anna Watson, of the 900 block of Bonaparte Ave., told police the purse contained cash and property, all valued at more than $30.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- Police reported that a Diamond Cab driver was robbed early yesterday by two men, one armed with a handgun. Police said when the cabbie arrived in the 5600 block of The Alameda shortly before 3 a.m. yesterday, one of two men he picked up earlier pulled out a gun and ordered him to give up his money. Police said the gunman and his accomplice fled with $80.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 5600 block of Midwood Ave. reported that someone broke into his home yesterday and removed a 19-inch TV valued at $150.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- William Price, 31, of the 3700 block of Greenspring Ave., told police he was in the 2500 block of Violet Ave. early yesterday evening when he was attacked by four men. Price told police he was knocked to the pavement and that during a struggle a woman who was with the men removed his wallet from his pocket. Police said the woman and her accomplices fled and that the wallet contained about $10.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- Douglas Floyd, of the 3300 block of Old York Road, reported he was two blocks from his home yesterday afternoon when he was accosted by a man armed with a handgun who demanded he give up his money. Police said the gunman fled with more than $80.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police were seeking the person who broke into an apartment in the 4600 block of Hampnett Ave. and removed property valued at more than $300. Police said entry was gained by breaking a section of glass out of a rear door and that stereo equipment and cash was removed by the intruder.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Police reported that property valued at $100 was removed from a dwelling in the 2600 block of Maempel Lane after someone forcibly entered the home through the front door.

Baltimore County

ROBBERY: Cockeysville District -- Sharon Shinsky, 26, of Hampstead, reported she was walking in the Ridgely Plaza Mall in the 100 block of W. Ridgely Road yesterday evening when a man approached her from behind and grabbed her purse. Cpl. Fred Balk said that during a struggle to gain control of her purse, Shinsky was knocked to the floor. Balk said the incident was witnessed by two men who chased the thief to the parking lot, where the man entered a black Jeep that was driven by a second man. Balk said Shinsky was not injured and that the purse contained more than $100 in addition to papers and other personal items.

Anne Arundel

ARSON ARRESTS: Linthicum -- Police and fire investigators arrested two teen-age boys and charged them as juveniles with the Jan. 25 fire in the storeroom of St. Philip Neri School in the 6400 block of Orchard Road that caused nearly $200,000 in damage. Police said the youths, ages 16 and 17, also were charged with breaking into the church. Police said the fire, which was started with a flammable liquid, destroyed teaching supplies, books, Boy Scout equipment, tables, chairs and other church and school-related property. Following charges, the two boys were released into the custody of their parents.

ARREST: Glen Burnie -- Shortly after a man fled Clauss's Liquors Inc. in the 600 block of N. Crain Highway after stealing two 12-packs of beer, a police dog chased the suspect after he wrecked his get-away car and cornered him. Police said after a man stole the beer, he jumped into a car and sped off. A police K-9 unit spotted the car and chased it along Crain Highway until the driver lost control and struck a telephone pole. Police said the man attempted to flee on foot but was chased down by a police dog. Police said that during a struggle with the dog, the man sustained minor bites that were treated at North Arundel Hospital. Following treatment, police charged Dylan John Beeman, 20, of the 7800 block of Cheverly Lane, Glen Burnie, with theft. Bail information on Beeman was not immediately available.

Harford County

BURGLARY: Bel Air -- Police reported that someone broke into Nutri-System Weight Loss Center in the 500 block of Baltimore Pike and removed four adding machines, a microwave oven, camera, VCR, a vacuum cleaner and cash. Police said the property was valued at more than $1,500.

BURGLARY: Darlington -- A resident of the 3800 block of Smith Road reported that someone broke into his home and removed at least two handguns, tools and a ring. Police said the property was valued at more than $400.

THEFT: Joppatowne -- Police reported that property valued at nearly $3,000 was removed from a garage in the 800 block of Bartlett Court. Police said the thief made off with four tires and a T-top.

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