Baltimore CityROBBERY: Western District -- Police reported...

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ROBBERY: Western District -- Police reported that two women walking in the 1500 block of Appleton St. were stopped by a man armed with a knife who demanded they give up their property. Police said the man robbed Shirley Holland, of the 3300 block of Burleith Ave., of nearly $30, but that her companion, Gladys Gray, of the 1500 block of Appleton St., was not robbed.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Police today continued seeking a man who entered the 7-Eleven store in the 3700 block of Hollins Ferry Road early yesterday and forced an employee to give him money from the cash register while implying he was armed with a handgun. Police said the man, who was wearing a black jacket and dark pants, fled with a small sum of cash.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Kwaku Afrifa, of the 1900 block of St. Paul St., told police he had just left the Magnet Bar in the 1900 block of N. Charles St. late Tuesday night and was approaching his home when he was stopped by a man who asked if he had any money. Afrifa told police that when he told the man he had none, the man displayed a handgun and ordered him to raise his hands. Afrifa told police the gunman robbed him of more than $100.

BURGLARY/ARREST: Central District -- Police responding to a burglar alarm at Eddie's of Eager St. in the first block of W. Eager St. spotted a man inside the store and called to him to come out. Police said the man told the officers he fell asleep inside the store and then disappeared from view. Police said a K-9 unit responded and found the man hiding inside a section of the ceiling on the second floor. Police said Sean Purnell Almond, 24, of the 100 block of Colvin St., was charged with burglary. Police said nothing appeared to be missing from the shop.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Keith Manigault, of the 200 block of Monastery Ave., reported he was in the 4600 block of Edmondson Ave. when he was stopped by a man armed with a handgun who demanded his money. Police said Manigault complied and that the gunman fled with less than $5.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Albert James, of the 900 block of Brooks Lane in Reservoir Hill, reported he was walking home after shopping for groceries and was near his apartment building when he was stopped by a man armed with a rifle who demanded his money. Police said the gunman fled with a small sum of money and James' groceries.

BURGLARY: Central District -- Employees of Time Group Realty in the 600 block of Park Ave. reported that someone broke into their business by removing the front door from its frame and stole a television set and a VCR. Police said the property was valued at $1,000.

BURGLARY: Central District -- Police reported that property valued at more than $600 was removed from a dwelling in the 900 block of St. Paul St. after someone forced open a door. Police said the intruder removed a VCR, three TV remote control units and a gym bag.

BURGLARY: Central District -- A resident of the 2400 block of Callow Ave. reported someone broke into her apartment and removed a fur coat and a professional-style hair dryer. Police said the value of the property was not known.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Edwin Dorn, of the 900 block of Brooks Lane, told police he and his wife were leaving their home last night when they were stopped by a man armed with a sawed-off shotgun who demanded Dorn's wallet. Police said Dorn gave up the wallet and a small sum of cash.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Paul Storck, of the 3800 block of White Ave., reported that someone entered his back yard and removed a bicycle. Police said the bike was valued at more than $100.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 4900 block of Todd Ave. reported that someone entered her home and removed property valued at more than $400. Police said entry was with a key and that a warrant has been issued for the arrest of a man in the break-in.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Helen Oyelami, an out-of-town resident, reported she was walking in the 5900 block of Daywalt Ave. Tuesday evening when she was stopped by a man armed with a handgun who ordered her to give up her money. Police said the gunman fled with more than $70.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District: Police reported that property valued at $500 was removed from a dwelling in the 2100 block of Dobler Ave. after someone entered through an unlocked door after opening a window.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Samuel Young, of the 3300 block of Kentucky Ave., reported that while his 1987 Toyota was parked near his home someone broke into the vehicle and removed property valued at $600. Police said there were no signs of forced entry.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that someone forced open a rear door of a dwelling in the 1100 block of Mosher St. and removed property valued at $500. Police said the intruder made off with a 13-inch TV set and a VCR.

STABBING/ARREST: Western District -- Police arrested a man and were holding him at the station in connection with the stabbing of Keith Roberts, of the 5500 block of Kennison Ave., in the 1100 block of Woodyear St. Police said Roberts, stabbed in the left side of the chest with a knife, was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where he was listed in stable condition today. Shortly after the attack, police arrested the suspect.

BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 500 block of N. Carrollton Ave. reported that someone broke into his home and removed an AM-FM cassette stereo radio and recording system. Police said the property was valued at $1,000.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that someone broke into a dwelling in the 1200 block of W. Fayette St. and removed the furnace and water heater. Police said the appliances were valued at $2,000.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Steven Rakes, of the 6000 block of Bertram Ave., reported he was in the 1800 block of Bruce St. when he was threatened by a youth who forced him to give up his money. Police said the youth robbed Rakes of a small sum of money and fled on foot. Later, police arrested a teen-ager in connection with the robbery and were holding him at the station pending action by juvenile authorities.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Deborah Marable, of the 1400 block of Mountmor Court, reported she was in the 1700 block of Mount St. early yesterday when she was stopped by a man armed with a handgun who demanded she give up her money. Police said Marable gave $55 to the gunman.

BURGLARY: Central District -- A resident of the 100 block of W. Lafayette Ave. reported that someone forcibly entered his home yesterday and removed property valued at more than $200. Police said the intruder made off with a 13-inch TV set after breaking a pane of glass out of a rear door to get inside.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 1700 block of Waverly Way reported that her apartment was broken into by someone who removed a TV set valued at nearly $500. Police said someone threw a rock through a window and then unlocked a door.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- An employee of the Fitzgerald Electric Co. in the 8000 block of Philadelphia Road in eastern Baltimore County reported that while his truck was parked in the 900 block of Gorsuch Ave. yesterday someone broke into the vehicle and removed an industrial-type drill. Police said the equipment was valued at $700.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone broke in through the bedroom window of a dwelling in the 6800 block of Sturbridge Drive and removed several pieces of stereo equipment. Police said the value of the property was not known.

Baltimore County

ARREST: North Point District -- Police arrested an Edgemere man early today and charged him with the attempted murder of a woman as she walked across the parking lot of a tavern in the 6900 block of North Point Road. Police said Arlene Scott, 52, a barmaid at Donovan's Lounge, was walking toward her car at 2:20 a.m. when she was nearly run down by a pickup truck driven by a man she recognized as someone she ordered out of the tavern earlier. Police said the pickup truck drove off, but returned while Scott was giving Officer Daniel Coyne her report. Police said when the truck drove away again, Coyne and Officer Steve Stelmark pursued it in separate radio cars onto the Beltway, where the driver stopped a half-mile later near Cove Road and bailed out. A foot chase ensued into a wooded area, where the man was tackled by Coyne and arrested. Police said Richard Wozniak, 30, of the 7200 block of Riverside Road, was charged with attempted murder and fleeing and eluding. Police said the pickup truck had been stolen earlier. Wozniak also was charged with auto theft and driving on a suspended license.

BURGLARY: White Marsh District -- A resident of the 8500 block of Coco Road in Rosedale reported that on returning home shortly before 1 a.m. today he discovered someone had broken into his home and removed property valued at nearly $1,400. The victim told police the intruder made off with a black powder handgun, a gold ring with five diamonds, another ring and $10. Police said the intruder broke a pane of glass out of a rear door, then reached in and unlocked the door.

Anne Arundel County

ROBBERY: Glen Burnie -- Police reported a man armed with a handgun robbed a service station in the 7600 block of Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. of an undisclosed sum of cash while pointing the weapon at an attendant. Police said the man first asked for a pack of cigarettes and when the station employee removed them from a display rack the man pulled out a handgun and demanded money from the cash register.

Carroll County

DRUG ARREST: Manchester -- Police arrested a 42-year-old Manchester man and charged him with driving while intoxicated, speeding and possession of marijuana. Police said Edward Eugene Odom was pulled over for speeding by Trooper First Class John Carhart 3rd while he was driving north on Md. 27 near Albert Rill Road. Police said Odom failed a roadside check for driving while intoxicated and that during a search of his car, Carhart found a quantity of marijuana. Carhart also charged Odom with driving on a suspended license. At the police barracks, Odom reportedly poked Carhart in the chest and threatened the officer's family. As a result, Carhart also charged Odom with assault and battery.

DRUG ARREST: Feesersburg -- After stopping a motorist for failing to drive to the right of the center line on Middleburg Road near Bucher John Road, police gave the driver a roadside test for intoxication, which he failed. A search of the car by Cpl. Robert S. Yinger resulted in the seizing of an aluminum foil-lined pipe and a folded piece of paper containing nearly 5 grams of suspected crack cocaine. Police said Steven Lee Forney, 30, of Union Bridge, was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of paraphernalia and traffic offenses.

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