BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police responding to a burglary in the 2500 block of W. Belvedere Ave. shortly after 9 a.m. yesterday spotted a fleeing man and gave chase. They said the man fired at least one shot at pursuing officers, who were not hit and returned the fire. Police said the man escaped and that it was not immediately known if any of their bullets hit him. They said a check of area hospitals failed to turn up anyone seeking treatment for a bullet wound.
ASSAULT ON OFFICER: Western District -- Police arrested a resident of Fairview Avenue early yesterday and charged him with aggravated assault on a police officer. They said Officer Maxwell Anderson was in the 2000 block of N. Smallwood St. around 1:15 a.m. yesterday when the driver of a car attempted to run him down. Police said Anderson was not injured and that a man was arrested without incident a short time later and charged with aggravated assault. They said Jerry McIntosh, of the 2600 block of Fairview Ave., was being held at the station's lockup in lieu of $50,000 bond pending a bail review hearing today before a District Court judge.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Police today were seeking two men involved in a series of crimes that included shooting at people standing on a corner and robbing a cab driver. Police said Keith Jones, 36, a driver for Diamond cab in the 1900 block of Ashburton Ave., picked up two men at Edmondson and Swann avenues around midnight and drove them to the 2200 block of Edmondson Ave. There, one of the fares got out of the cab, pulled a handgun and fired several shots into a crowd of men standing on the corner. Police said the gunman got back into the cab and ordered Jones to drive him and his companion to the Cherry Hill section of South Baltimore. There, the cabbie was told to drive back to the city's west side and take them to the 500 block of Warwick Ave. Arriving there, police said, the two men forced Jones at gunpoint to hand over $60. Police said it was not known if anyone standing on the corner was shot.
ROBBERY/ARREST: Southeastern District -- Police responding to an armed robbery at Vizzini's Pizza in the 200 block of N. Highland Ave. last night arrested a man. They said a man with a .22-caliber starter's pistol entered the carry-out about 9:30 p.m. and forced an employee to give him money from the cash register. Police said a holdup alarm was pressed and, by the time the gunman was about to flee, he was surrounded by several police officers. They said Louis Wilgis, 29, of the 3400 block of Beech Ave., was charged with armed robbery, robbery and possession of a handgun. Police said Wilgis was being held at the station pending a bail hearing today before a District Court commissioner.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a dwelling in the first block of Englewood St. through a front basement window and removed property valued at more than $4,000, including photographic equipment.
THEFT: Northern District -- Officials of Loyola College in the 4500 block of N. Charles St. reported that someone entered an office Wednesday and removed a computer keyboard valued at $2,000.
ASSAULT: Northern District -- Police arrested a resident of the 800 block of Dartmouth Road and were holding him at the station pending charges that he stabbed a neighbor in the forehead with a small knife. Police said the neighbor, James Parker, also of the 800 block, was not seriously injured and refused medical treatment.
THEFT: Northern District -- Vanessa Taylor, of the 6100 block of Macbeth Drive, reported that someone entered her home over a period of nearly two weeks and removed property valued at more than $300, including a bracelet, a watch and computer game equipment.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police were seeking a man who entered the Neighbor Care Pharmacy in the 2800 block of Kirk Ave. yesterday and fled out the door moments later with a bag containing nearly $70 worth of items taken from the shelves.
THEFT/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police arrested a woman yesterday and were holding her at the Women's Detention Center at the Central District pending theft charges. Police said she was stopped by a store security officer after she attempted to leave the Ames department store in the 2500 block of Belair Road without paying for property valued at nearly $12.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Employees of the Hamilton Furnace Co. in the 3100 block of Harford Road reported that while a company truck was parked in the 3100 block of Moravia Road someone broke into it and removed nearly $400 worth of tools from a metal storage compartment.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- John Morgan, of the 8600 block of Quentin Ave., reported that while he was at a tavern in the 6800 block of Harford Road someone stole property valued at more than $100 that he had left on a table.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Jacqueline Rosber, of the 4400 block of Marble Hall Road, reported that a man she knows entered her apartment yesterday and removed property valued at $400. Police said Rosber was advised to seek a warrant for his arrest.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Bambi McGuire, of the 100 block of Willow Bend Drive in the Owings Mills section of Baltimore County, reported that while her car was being stored at a garage in the 6200 block of Belair Road someone entered the vehicle and removed tools and the spare tire, all valued at more than $100.
STABBING: Northeastern District -- Emelda Brown, 22, of the 5200 block of Goodnow Road, reported that her boyfriend attacked her at her home early yesterday, striking her with his fist and then stabbing her in the chest with a pair of scissors. Police said Brown was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where she was listed in good condition today. They said Willie Corbett, 46, also of the 5200 block of Goodnow Road, was arrested and charged with assault and assault with a deadly weapon. He was being held at the Eastern District lockup pending a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Zollie Bagbi, of the 6400 block of Maple Ave., said his car was parked in the 1600 block of Waverly Way when someone jacked up the vehicle and removed all four tires and wheels, all valued at nearly $1,600.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Cindy Schico, of the 3100 block of Glenmore Ave., reported that someone entered her front yard yesterday and removed property valued at $200.
ROBBERY/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Lisa Harrison, of the 1600 block of Northgate Road, reported she was walking near her home around noon yesterday when a man came up behind her and stole her purse, containing property valued at more than $70. A man arrested a short time later was being held at the Eastern District lockup pending robbery charges.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Lewis Myrick, of the 1200 block of Southview Road, reported that his car was parked near his home yesterday when someone broke into it and removed property valued at nearly $500.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police said property valued at more than $200 was removed yesterday from the front porch of Kevin Donohue's home in the 6300 block of Birchwood Ave.
BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 1200 block of W. Lafayette Ave. reported that someone broke into his home through a basement door and removed a boom box radio, valued at nearly $300.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Police said several sections of copper pipe, valued at more than $300, were removed from a dwelling in the 1700 block of Woodyear St. after someone entered by the front door.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that a VCR valued at $300 was removed from a dwelling in the 600 block of N. Calhoun St. after someone broke in Wednesday.
SHOOTING: Western District -- Ricky Brown, of the 1900 block of TC N. Bentalou St., reported he was attacked in the 1600 block of Baker St. by a man who pulled out a handgun and shot him in the left foot. Brown was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where he was listed in fair condition today. The gunman escaped.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Police today were seeking a man known as "Lee" who held up two men in the 1700 block of Lorman Street. They said a man with a .38-caliber revolver and a .45-caliber semiautomatic handgun accosted Perry McDaniel, of the 1700 block of Lorman St., and Edward Valentine, of the 1100 block of Harlem Ave., yesterday morning and demanded their money. Police said the gunman robbed Valentine of a set of keys and struck him in the face with his fist, but failed to find anything of value on McDaniel.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 2900 block of N. Charles St. reported that someone entered his home, apparently with a key, and removed a VCR, computer game and a compact disc player, all valued at nearly $500.
ROBBERY: Wilkens District -- David Kemble, 55, of the 200 block of Rollingbrook Way in Catonsville, reported he was walking on North Rolling Road near Clifden Road shortly before 11 p.m. yesterday when he was stopped by a man with a chrome-plated revolver, who took more than $100 in cash and escaped by running south on Rolling Road.
ASSAULT/ARREST: Essex District -- Police said one woman was injured and another arrested after a stabbing on Shawgo Court in the Wampler Village development shortly after 8 p.m. yesterday. Police said the women, whose names were not immediately available, were arguing over a man when one of them stabbed the other with a knife. The injured woman was taken to Francis Scott Key Medical Center. Police said the other woman was arrested near the scene without incident and was being held pending multiple charges.
ROBBERY: Glen Burnie -- Police said the Denny's restaurant in the 6600 block of Ritchie Highway was robbed last night of an undisclosed sum. They said a large man wearing a brown ski jacket and dark pants entered the restaurant about 11:30 p.m. and asked the cashier for change for a $5 bill. Police said that when the clerk opened the cash register to make change, the man told her, "Leave the ones in the drawer." Police said he reached into the drawer and removed all the 10s and 20s, as he warned the clerk not to say anything so no one would get hurt. Police said the man did not display a weapon.
ARREST: Crownsville -- After stopping a rented 1991 Ford Thunderbird on Md. 178 west of Md. 3, police charged the driver, Daniel Starliper, 18, of the 7800 block of Citadel Court in Severn, with a motor vehicle violation and his passenger, Leslie Turrell Sewell, 19, of the 900 block of Johnson Grove Lane, with possession of marijuana. Police said the car was stopped by an officer who believed the driver was too young to drive a rented car. They said that when the occupants were getting out of the car shortly after police pulled it over, a bag containing marijuana fell to the ground. Only Sewell was charged with the drug violation, police said. Police said the driver's name did not appear on the car rental contract and that its owner, the Hertz car rental systems at Baltimore-Washington International Airport, retrieved the vehicle. Police said Starliper was charged with driving a rented car without the permission of the rental agency.