THEFT: Central District -- Louis Greenfield, a resident of Randallstown in Baltimore County, reported that someone broke into his parked car in the 100 block of Chicago Ave. near Lexington Market and removed more than $6,000 worth of handcrafted jewelry. Police said the 300 pieces of jewelry were of various shapes and colors. Police said entry was gained by breaking a window.
THEFT: Central District -- Monica Sanders, an out-of-town resident, reported that someone broke into her parked car in the 1700 block of Park Ave. and removed $200 worth of cassette tapes. Police said a man wearing a black and red ski jacket was seen fleeing the scene following the theft and that entry was gained by breaking a window.
THEFT: Central District -- Joseph Bakewell, of the 500 block of Longview Drive in Catonsville, reported that someone broke into his car while it was parked in the first block of Marketplace and removed a radar detector, cash and several cassette tapes. Police said the property was valued at nearly $600.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Police reported they were seeking a man known as "Pee Wee" in connection with the robbery of Darryl Smoot, an out-of-town resident, during an incident in the 2200 block of Callow Ave. yesterday. Police said after Smoot was attacked from behind and thrown to the pavement, his attacker rifled his pockets, taking more than $80.
THEFT: Central District -- Joseph Robertson, of Berlin, Worcester County, reported that someone entered his parked car in the 800 block of Park Ave. by breaking a window and removed two leather jackets and a carrying bag. Police said the property was valued at more than $400.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Roger Wood, of the 4800 block of Moreland Ave., reported he was in the 200 block of W. Fayette St. yesterday evening when he was attacked by a man who struck him over the head with a handgun and robbed him of property valued at nearly $400.
SHOOTING: Central District -- Darnell Hines, of the 1000 block of Claymont Ave., reported he was riding in a car in the first block of E. Chase St. yesterday when one of two men standing on the sidewalk fired several shots at the vehicle as it passed by. Police said Hines was hit in the right thigh and was taken to a hospital.
THEFT: Central District -- Heather Bell, of the 1400 block of N. Milton Ave., reported that her car was broken into while parked in the 100 block of N. Calvert St. A purse containing several pieces of jewelry was removed. Bell told police the property was valued at more than $600.
THEFT: Central District -- Police reported that an in-dash radio valued at nearly $300 was removed from a vehicle owned by Violet Cox, of the 2700 block of Elsinore Ave., while it was parked in the 1500 block of Guilford Ave.
RAPE: Central District -- Police were seeking two men in connection with the abduction and rape of a 20-year-old woman Sunday evening. The victim told police she was in the 200 block of Martin Luther King Blvd. about 6 p.m. Sunday when a truck occupied by two men stopped. The woman told police she was forced into the vehicle and driven to a dwelling in the 2600 block of Kent St. in the Westport section, where she was raped. The woman told police that before the men abandoned her in the house, they robbed her of property valued at $75.
ROBBERY: Central District -- The manager of the Buttery in the 500 block of N. Charles St. reported a man entered the restaurant shortly before 6 a.m. yesterday and forced him to give money from the cash register. Police said the man was armed with a handgun and that he escaped with an undisclosed sum of cash.
BURGLARY: Central District -- An employee of Edith's Confectionery in the 700 block of W. Lafayette Ave. reported that someone broke into the store by breaking a window and removed nearly $225 worth of property.
BURGLARY: Central District -- Police reported that property valued at nearly $100 was removed from the Globe Home Improvement Co. in the 2000 block of N. Charles St. after someone gained entry by removing the hinges from a door.
THEFT: Central District -- Broderick Byers, of the 2600 block of Maryland Ave., reported that someone broke into his parked car in the 1600 block of Etting St. yesterday and removed property valued at more than $300.
THEFT: Central District -- Paul Kuchta, of the 3300 block of Willoughby Road in Baltimore County, reported that someone broke into his car while it was parked in the 200 block of W. Baltimore St. and removed property valued at $200. Police said entry was gained by breaking a window.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Joseph Augustyniak, of the 4700 block of Blueridge Ave. in northeast Baltimore, reported he was in the 100 block of N. Calvert St. yesterday afternoon when he was attacked by a man who struck him in the face with his fist and robbed him of cash and property, all valued at more than $300.
ASSAULT: Western District -- Andre Martin, of the 2800 block of W. Lanvale St., reported he was near his home yesterday when he was attacked by several men armed with pieces of wood. Martin told police that during the assault, one of the men pulled out a handgun and threatened to shoot him. Police said Martin escaped with minor injuries.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Keith Peie, of the 1400 block of Myrtle Ave., reported he was walking in the 100 block of N. Mount St. Sunday evening when he was stopped by two men who asked him for change. Police said one of the men then placed the handgun to Peie's head and demanded money. Police said the armed man and his accomplice escaped with nearly $50.
ASSAULT: Western District -- Police investigating the assault of Karen Horton, of the 1200 block of W. Lafayette Ave., arrested a man in connection with the incident and were holding him at the station pending charges. Police said Horton was attacked at her home yesterday by a man who struck her with an ash tray. Police said Horton was not seriously injured.
BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 2000 block of N. Fulton Ave. reported that someone broke into his home and removed cash and a coat. Police said the property was valued at more than $300 and that entry was gained through a door.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Police reported that Charles Gibson, of the 2500 block of Loyola Northway, was in the 1900 block of W. North Ave. Sunday evening when he was attacked by two men who robbed him of his wallet containing more than $100. Police said that during the robbery, one of the men struck Gibson in the head.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- An elderly resident of the 4300 block of Marble Hall Road told police she was inside her garage in the 4200 block of Kelway Road around 10 a.m. yesterday when she was assaulted from behind by a man who placed his hand over her mouth and warned her not to cry out. Police said the man then robbed the woman of property valued at nearly $300.
ROBBERY/ARREST: Towson District -- Police arrested a 13-year-old boy in connection with the robbery of Nicholas Keif, 19, of the 8200 block of Bon Air Road, Sunday afternoon. Keif told police he was riding his bike in the 8100 block of Hillendale Road around 3 p.m. Sunday when he was accosted by a younger youth who verbally threatened Keif if he didn't give up his bike. Police said the younger male rode off, but was later
ROBBERY TRY: Towson District -- A 15-year-old male told police he was in the 7600 block of Hillsway Ave. shortly before 10 p.m. yesterday when he was attacked by three men in their late teens or early 20s who struck him with a baseball bat while demanding he give up his jewelry. Police said the youth was not robbed, but sustained minor head injuries.
ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY
ARREST: Churchton -- Police arrested an 18-year-old man and charged him with reckless endangerment after the bullet he fired at a squirrel from a .22-caliber rifle passed through the animal's body and also hit a woman in her home. Police said Irma Newman, 47, of the 5700 block of Bayview Parkway, was home last Thursday when a .22-caliber bullet pierced a double-pane window, a dining room wall and narrowly missed hitting her in the head. Police investigating the incident traced the path of the bullet to the home of a neighbor, Eric Lawson, of the 5700 block of Broadwater Creek Road. Lawson told police he was home when he looked out a window and saw a squirrel climbing onto his back yard fence. Lawson said he fired a .22-caliber rifle at the squirrel, fatally wounding the animal. Not knowing the bullet passed through the animal and nearly hit Newman, Lawson retrieved the squirrel, skinned it and put it in his freezer.
DRUG ARRESTS: Hanover/Severn -- Police arrested two women, one a resident of New York, and charged them with multiple drug counts and seized more than $28,000 worth of drugs, including $27,500 worth of crack cocaine. Police said the arrest of Rosa Cortez, 40, of New York, and Theresa Williams, 59, of the 1800 block of Cedar Drive in Severn, followed a lengthy investigation of a hotel in Hanover from which drugs were reportedly being stored and sold. Police declined to identify the hotel. After raiding the hotel room and arresting Cortez and seizing $600 worth of cocaine, police discovered evidence that led them to Williams' house in Severn. There, police seized $27,500 worth of crack cocaine and confiscated $7,600 in cash and $200 worth of marijuana. They also arrested the occupant. Police said Rosa Cortez was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and that Williams was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.
ROBBERY: Glen Burnie -- Police today continued their search for a man who robbed the Dash In food market in the 7900 block of Crain Highway over the weekend and escaped with an undisclosed sum of cash. Police said a man wearing blue jeans and a gray hooded sweat shirt entered the store Friday and forced a clerk to open two cash registers while implying he was armed with a handgun. Police said the man removed the money himself and fled out the front door.
THEFT: Aberdeen -- Police reported that someone entered the property of Cook Motorcars Ltd. in the 1100 block of S. Philadelphia Blvd. and drove off in a 1988 Pontiac valued at nearly $9,000.
BURGLARY: Aberdeen -- Employees of Maryland Utility Trailers Inc. in the 1500 block of S. Philadelphia Road reported that someone broke into an office trailer and removed property valued at nearly $1,500. Police said the intruder made off with two telephones, a TV, VCR, telephone answering machine and a chain saw.
BURGLARY: Joppa -- Police said someone broke into a construction trailer owned by the Empire Construction Co. in the 1300 block of Old Philadelphia Road and removed arc welding equipment. Police said the property was valued a $6,000.
BURGLARY: Taneytown -- A resident of the 3200 block of Bert Koontz Road reported that someone forcibly entered his home and removed tools valued at $2,000.