ROBBERY: Central District -- Albert S. Ott, of the 2600 block of Hudson St., reported he was in the 200 block of W. Fayette St. shortly after 10 p.m. yesterday when he was accosted by a man who forced him to give up his money. Police said the man fled with more than $60.
THEFT: Central District -- Norman W. Flora, of the 7800 block of Birmingham Ave. in Parkville, reported that while his car was parked in the 800 block of Cathedral St., someone broke into the vehicle and stole a radar detector. Police said the property was valued at $100.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Richard Crane, 20, of the 1500 block of Abbotston St., reported that someone stole more than $700 from his car while he was driving around town yesterday. Crane said he discovered the money missing when a man who was with him left the vehicle and failed to return.
THEFT/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Margie Wilson, of the 5400 block of Sagra Road, reported that while her Nissan was parked in the 1400 block of Stonewood Road, someone broke into the vehicle and stole a coat, personal items and business papers. Police said the property was valued at nearly $2,000. Police said entry was gained by breaking a window. Later, police arrested a man and charged him in the theft. Police said Kenneth Clark, 20, of the 1300 block of Pentwood Road, was being held at the Eastern District pending a bail hearing before a District Court judge.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Employees of Auto Craft Body Shop in the 1100 block of E. 25th St. reported a man they recognized entered the business Wednesday evening and forced them to give up money at gunpoint. Police said the gunman escaped with nearly $140 and was later arrested.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a truck owned by Craftmasters Inc. in the 1800 block of Wilhelm St. while the vehicle was parked in the 6700 block of Moravia Park Drive yesterday and stole an extension ladder. Police said the ladder was valued at more than $100.
ARSON: Northeastern District -- Police were seeking the person who set fire to the rear of a house in the 1700 block of Carswell St. early yesterday. Police said someone used matches to set fire to a rear wall of the house shortly after 3 a.m. and that the fire caused an estimated $5,000 in damage. Police said the dwelling was unoccupied at the time of the fire.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Greg Goscinski, of the 3600 block of Erdman Ave., reported his Jeep was parked in the 3600 block of Elmley Ave. when someone entered it by cutting the cloth top and stole radio equipment valued at $500.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Employees of Coffee Butler Service Inc. in the 7500 block of Connelley Drive in Hanover, Anne Arundel County, reported a company vehicle was parked in the 3200 block of Elmley Drive when someone broke into the vehicle and stole three boxes of coffee, a box of cocoa and containers of sugar and cream. Police said the property was valued at more than $150 and that entry was gained by forcing a door open.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Police reported a man armed with a handgun entered the Stadium Lounge in the 3300 block of Greenmount Ave. early yesterday and ordered the bartender to give him the contents of the cash register. Police said the gunman was given more than $100 and fled. Police said the robbery occurred about 12:15 a.m. yesterday while there were a few customers present.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Employees of Snap-Wall Inc. in the 2800 block of Sisson St. reported that someone broke into their building and stole equipment valued at more than $500. Police said the burglar made off with an electric cutting machine, a battery and at least two battery chargers.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 2700 block of N. Howard St. reported that someone broke into his home by forcing a basement door and stole property valued at more than $600. Police said the intruder escaped with a VCR, compact disc player, an electric drill, a saw and other tools.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Antoinette Bailey, of the 4300 block of Marble Hall Road, reported she was walking near her home yesterday when she was attacked from behind by a man who grabbed her around the neck and threw her to the ground. Police said the man then robbed Bailey of her purse containing $39.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Disu Buhari, of the 1400 block of Limit Ave., reported that someone broke into his car while it was parked near his home and stole the vehicle's twin T-tops. Police said the value of the equipment was not immediately known and that entry was gained by breaking a door lock.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police were seeking two men who stole an undisclosed sum of cash from Melba Fick, of the 3800 block of Glenarm Ave, after they completed cement repair work at her home yesterday. Police said while Fick was speaking to one of the men about the repair work, the other entered a second-floor room and stole money from a bedroom. Police said Fick discovered the theft after the men left her home.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a dwelling in the 6800 block of Sturbridge Drive by forcing a door and removed a TV and a VCR. Police said the property was valued at more than $800.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Cliff Sonnylal, 20, of the 5000 block of Sipple Ave., told police that while his car was parked in the 4900 block of Frankford Ave., someone stole car parts valued at $500.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Lance Lewand, of the 2900 block of Chesley Ave., reported to police that someone entered the front porch of his home and removed a love seat. Police said the furniture was valued at $500.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that property valued at nearly $1,700 was stolen from a dwelling in the 5200 block of Hampnett Ave. and that a key may have been used to gain entry. Police said the intruder made off with clothing and jewelry.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Russell Carrington, of the 3000 block of Thorndale Ave., reported he was in the 900 block of N. Carey St. Wednesday evening when he was attacked by three men who struck him with their fists and robbed him of $20 and the coat he was wearing.
BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 2100 block of N. Pulaski St. reported someone broke into his home through a rear door and stole property valued at $700.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that property valued at more than $500 was removed from a dwelling in the 1500 block of W. Lexington St. after someone gained entry through a window. Police said the burglar escaped with two TVs, two VCRs and movie tapes.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that someone broke into a house in the 2100 block of Westwood Ave. early Wednesday and stole two brass-plated beds from the bedroom. Police said the beds were valued at $300.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Ronald Harris, of the 1700 block of Ruxton Ave., reported he was in the 2400 block of Reisterstown Road early yesterday when he was accosted by a man with a knife who ordered him to give up his money. Police said Harris complied, giving the man $100.
THEFT/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police responding to a shoplifting at the K mart store in the 5100 block of Sinclair Lane yesterday arrested a 32-year-old woman who attempted to leave the store without paying for hair gel and socks. Police said the woman was held overnight at the Women's Detention Center pending formal charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.
THEFT/ARRESTS: Northeastern District -- Police arrested two brothers and were holding them at the Eastern District lockup pending charges that they attempted to leave the K mart store in the 5100 block of Sinclair Lane without paying for two coats valued at nearly $70. Police said the men were stopped and detained by a store security officer until uniformed city police arrived.
THEFT: North Point District -- Louis Alevato, of the 7900 block of St. Claire Lane in the North Point Village section of eastern Baltimore County, reported that while his car was parked in the 2400 block of North Point Blvd. yesterday, someone broke into the vehicle and stole a radar detector. Alevato told police the property was valued at nearly $200 and that entry was gained by breaking a side window. Police said a second car parked nearby also was broken into but that nothing appeared to have been taken.
ROBBERY: Laurel -- Police reported a man with a handgun walked into Lee's market in the 300 block of Brock Bridge Road shortly before 11 p.m. yesterday and ordered a clerk to give him the contents of the cash register. Police said the gunman placed an undisclosed sum of money in a briefcase and fled out the door, toward a maroon car. Police said the man entered the car and sped off. Police said the man was wearing a tan jacket with its hood closed around his face. No injuries were reported.
ROBBERY: Severn -- Police today continued their search for two men who robbed a deliveryman for Domino's pizza as he was about to deliver a food order to the occupants of a house on Clearwater Court earlier in the week. Police said the victim, whose name was not available, left his car and was walking toward the house early Tuesday when he was stopped by two men, one armed with a knife, who demanded his money. Police said that during the robbery, the armed man held the knife to the victim's face and threatened to cut him if he didn't cooperate. Police said the man and his accomplice fled with $25.
DRUG ARREST: Glen Burnie -- Armed with a search-and-seizure warrant, police earlier this week entered a home in the 600 block of Waterwheel Lane and arrested a 17-year-old boy on charges of possession with intent to distribute cocaine and crack cocaine. Police said a search of the house resulted in the seizing of $200 worth of crack cocaine and cash. Police said the arrest came after police received information that the youth was dealing in cocaine.
BURGLARY: Brooklyn Park -- Police reported that someone broke into a house in the 1000 block of Fort Smallwood Road by forcing a door and stole tools valued at $800.
BURGLARY: Brooklyn Park -- A resident of the 5600 block of Park Ave. reported that someone broke into his home and stole jewelry and cash. Police said the property had a combined value of more than $2,000 and that entry was gained through a window.
ARRESTS: Westminster -- Acting on information, police arrested two Finksburg men in connection with a November burglary and theft at the Leisure Health Spa on Manchester Road. Police said an anonymous tip led police to two men who had been seen wearing sports clothing reported taken from the business. Police arrested Daniel Brian Fordyce, 21, and Donnie Jo Goodman, 25, both of Finksburg, earlier this week and charged them each with breaking and entering and theft. Police said they have recovered some of the spa's property and that bail information on the two men was not available.