SHOOTING: Western District -- Police reported that Neal Lawrence, of the 1900 block of McKean Ave., was standing by himself on a corner in the 2000 block of N. Pulaski St. shortly before 11 p.m. yesterday when he was shot in the left shoulder by an unknown gunman. Police said Lawrence was taken by ambulance to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where he was treated. Lawrence told police he knew of no reason why anyone wanted to shoot him.
SHOOTING: Western District -- Brian Mealy, of the 300 block of N. Grantley St., told police that during an argument with a man he knows in the 900 block of W. Saratoga St. Tuesday evening, he was shot. Police said Mealy was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center and treated for a gunshot wound of the left shoulder. Police said the man who shot Mealy was being sought.
RAPE: Western District -- Police were seeking a man who raped a woman on the second floor of a dwelling in the 2300 block of Pennsylvania Ave. Police said the victim, who lives elsewhere, reported she was in the 2300 block of Pennsylvania Ave. Tuesday night when she approached a man and asked him for a cigarette. The woman told police the man grabbed her by the arm and forced her to accompany him to a nearby house, where he raped her. The victim was treated at a hospital and released.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a car while it was being repaired at a garage in the 4800 block of Harford Road and removed property valued at more than $800. Police said the car was entered with a key and that a tape recorder, the spare tire and two cameras were taken.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 3500 block of Erdman Ave. reported that someone broke into his home through the rear door and removed a VCR and several pieces of jewelry, all valued at more than $400.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Mary Chandler, of the 5700 block of Hazelwood Circle, reported that while her car was parked in the 4000 block of Sinclair Lane, someone entered it and stole speakers valued at $50.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- James Scherer, of the 4300 block of Harford Road, reported that someone entered the rear yard of his home yesterday and removed his multispeed bike, valued at nearly $150.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that James Muse, of the 5100 block of Goodnow Road, was near his home shortly after 9 p.m. yesterday when he was accosted by a man with a handgun who demanded he give up his money and property. Police said the gunman fled with cash and jewelry, all valued at more than $300.
ASSAULT: Northeastern District -- James Finch, of the 1700 block of E. 25th St., told police he was attacked by three men who struck him with their fists and a piece of wood near his home late yesterday evening. Police said Finch was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he was treated for lacerations to the head and released. Police said two of the men who attacked Finch were unknown to him, but that he knew the third as "Steve."
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Elizabeth Hinton, of the 2500 block of Kirk Ave., reported she was walking near her home yesterday morning when a man in his 20s stuck an object in her back and demanded her wallet. Police said the man escaped with nearly $250 in cash along with papers and other personal property.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police said a 14-year-old boy in the 4800 block of Aberdeen Ave. was attacked yesterday afternoon by three other youths who struck him in the face with their fists and stole his coat, valued at $40.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Katherine Miller, of the 3800 block of Falls Road, reported she was walking to her car, which was parked near her home, early yesterday when a man knocked her to the pavement and robbed her of a bag containing an undisclosed sum of cash. Police said Miller was shaken but not injured.
BURGLARY/ARRESTS: Western District -- Police responding to a burglary in the 2400 block of W. Baltimore St. arrested four men who broke into the dwelling with the intent to steal property. Police said no property was removed and that the men were being held at the station pending formal burglary charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.
SHOOTING: Western District -- Charles Randolph, of the 3500 block of W. North Ave., told police he was in the 2000 block of Druid Hill Ave. about 6 p.m. Tuesday when two men became involved in an argument. Randolph said that as the argument escalated, one of the men pulled out a handgun and fired it at the other man. Police said the bullet missed its intended target and struck Randolph in the right leg. They said Randolph was treated at a hospital. The gunman and the other man fled.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Jeffery LaRocque, of the 2500 block of Maryland Ave., reported he was awakened by a noise in his apartment early yesterday but that before he could get out of bed, he was confronted by a man who threatened to stab him with a fork, then tied him up. Police said the intruder fled with a microwave oven valued at more than $300. LaRocque untied himself and called police.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Police reported that Dorothy Carroll, of the 1000 block of E. Lake Ave., was walking near her home yesterday evening when she was stopped by two men, one of whom asked her her name. Police said that before Carroll could reply, the men ripped the purse she was carrying from her arm and fled. Police said the purse contained cash and property, all valued at more than $125.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Reginald Howard, an employee of Druid Hill Park in the 3100 block of Swan Drive, reported he was working near the conservatory yesterday when a man placed an object in his back and demanded his money. Police said the man fled with more than $100 in cash.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 2700 block of St. Paul St. reported that someone broke into his apartment by forcing a door and removed a compact disc player and coins. Police said the property was valued at more than $300.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 4800 block of Yellow Wood Ave. reported that $300 in cash and medicine valued at more than $100 were stolen from his apartment by someone who entered through an unlocked door while the occupant was asleep.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that someone broke a window to get into a dwelling in the 3700 block of Old York Road and stole a TV, cassette player, briefcase and a coat. Police said the property was valued at nearly $800.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that someone broke into an apartment in the 300 block of E. 32nd St. yesterday afternoon and removed property valued at more than $500. Police said the burglar escaped with several pieces of jewelry, cash and a TV.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Two occupants of apartments in the 100 block of W. 27th St. reported to police that that their homes were broken into yesterday while they were out. Police said both apartments were entered by forcing the front door and that property valued at nearly $1,000 was taken. Police said a computer game valued at $450 was removed from one apartment and that a stereo tape deck and a stereo receiver were removed from the other.
BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 900 block of Whitmore Ave. reported that someone broke into her home through a basement door and stole a TV.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police reported Jacob Logan, the 100 block of Sunrise Lane in Glen Burnie, Anne Arundel County, was selling food from a vending truck yesterday evening in the 2200 block of Odell Ave. at Hollander Ridge when four men, one with a handgun, approached and ordered him to give up his money. Police said that, while Logan was handing over his money to one of the men, the gunman held the weapon to the head of Dwayne Coleman, of the 2300 block of Nevada Ave., as a threat. Police said the robbers escaped on foot with $175. It was not immediately known if Coleman was a customer or co-worker of Logan.
ROBBERY/SHOOTING: Woodlawn District -- Police said a 17-year-old deliveryman for a pizza shop was shot last night during a robbery in the 100 block of Village of Pines Court. They said the victim and another deliveryman for Pizza Calzon, in the 8900 block of Liberty Road, were delivering a pizza to the occupants of an apartment at 110 Village of Pines Court shortly before midnight when two men, one with a shotgun, confronted them and demanded their money. Police said the man with the shotgun fired it and several pellets struck the victim in the right foot, but it was not known if the shooting was intentional or an accident. Police said the gunman and his accomplice fled with at least one pizza and an undisclosed sum of cash. They said the injured youth and the other employee drove back to the shop on Liberty Road and reported the incident. The wounded employee was admitted to Sinai Hospital. Later, police found the pizza and recovered a pickup truck that was abandoned near the scene and may have been stolen. They said the occupant of the apartment where the delivery was to be made said he did not place an order last night. Police said the call came from a pay phone off Old Court Road and apparently was placed to lure the deliverymen to the area.
ARREST: Annapolis -- Police arrested a 30-year-old resident of the 600 block of Americana Drive and charged her with assault in the stabbing of her husband during a domestic dispute. Police said officers arrived at the woman's house to find Susan Fontes and her husband, Robert, sitting on the living room sofa. They said the man was bleeding from stab wounds and was taken by ambulance to the Anne Arundel Medical Center. Police said the wife told officers she stabbed her husband because he had assaulted her.
ROBBERY: Glen Burnie -- Police said a man who robbed the Pizza Hut restaurant in the 7900 block of S. Crain Highway and locked several employees in a restroom late Tuesday remains at large. They said a man with a small-caliber revolver entered the restaurant and ordered employees to give him the contents of the cash registers. Police said that after the gunman was given about $400, he disconnected a wall telephone and forced several employees into a restroom at gunpoint. Several minutes later, the employees left the restroom and called police. The gunman wore a fatigue jacket, gray ski cap and a blue-and-white bandanna.
BURGLARY: Pasadena -- A resident of the 8400 block of Rugby Road reported that someone broke into his home and took several appliances and other household items, all valued at $300.
BURGLARY: Pasadena -- Police reported that property valued at nearly $550 was stolen from a dwelling in the 8300 block of Lockwood Road after someone forced open a door. Police said the intruder made off with a purse containing cash and personal items.
BURGLARY: Severna Park -- Police reported that appliances valued at more than $1,000 were removed from a dwelling in the 900 block of Ritchie Highway after someone forced open a door.