Based on preliminary police information given the newspaper, The Evening Sun reported Monday and yesterday that Kevin Greimel, a Towson State University student, suffered a broken neck in a fight early Sunday with another TSU student.
A spokeswoman for the Shock-Trauma Unit in Baltimore said today that Greimel was being treated for a facial fracture and abrasions and lacerations of the face.
The Evening Sun regrets the errors.
JAIL ESCAPE: Eastern District -- Police today were continuing their search for Wayne W. Washington, a 35-year-old City Jail inmate who escaped over the weekend by impersonating another inmate. Police said Washington, a resident of the 3200 block of Liberty Heights Ave. who was being held without bond on narcotic charges, walked out of the jail around 7:15 p.m. Saturday after switching identification cards with an inmate who was about to be released on $6,500 bond. Police said Washington was reported missing when a routine check of inmates revealed that the inmate awaiting release, Preston Nichols, 31, was still in his cell. Police said both men arrived at the jail from the Southern District Saturday morning and that somehow they managed to switch identity cards that are routinely placed on an inmate's cell to aid security officers when making bed checks. Police said the charge of aiding a jail inmate to escape was pending against Nichols, who originally had been arrested for assault.
BURGLARY/ARREST: Western District -- Police and firefighters, responding to a report of a man crying for help, went to the Son of David Baptist Church in the 1400 block of Laurens St. around 8 a.m. Saturday and rescued a man who had gotten stuck in the church's chimney when he allegedly attempted to break into the building some 14 hours earlier. Police said Anthony Woodley, 32, of the 600 block of N. Bentalou St., opened a grate and climbed into the chimney shortly after 6 p.m. Friday, but got stuck when he attempted his descent. Police and firefighters, using ropes, gradually pulled Woodley out of the chimney. Police said Woodley sustained minor cuts and bruises and was taken to the police station and charged with burglary.
SHOOTING: Western District -- Police reported that Glen Curry, 28, of the 3700 block of Beehler Ave., was shot in the left arm and stomach yesterday in the 1000 block of Whatcoat St. He flagged down an MTA bus, whose driver dropped him off in front of the police station at Riggs Avenue and Mount Street. When police learned that Curry was lying on the sidewalk near the station, they gave him first aid. An ambulance took Curry to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where he was listed today in stable condition. Curry told police he was arguing with another man around 11 a.m. when the man pulled a handgun and shot him twice. Curry told police he fled and stopped the bus by banging on the door and telling the driver he was shot and needed help. Police said they do not know the bus driver's name or how far off his route he went to drive Curry to the station.
THEFT: Northern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a car owned by Lloyd Bough, of the 300 block of Winterhaven Road, while it was parked in the 2800 block of Greenmount Ave. and stole property valued at nearly $400. Police said the thief broke one of the car's windows and escaped with a coat and a camera.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Police today were seeking a man who entered the Wawa convenience store in the 3200 block of St. Paul St. around 1 p.m. yesterday and forced a clerk to give up the contents of the cash register at gunpoint. Police said the man escaped with an undisclosed sum.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 400 block of Yorkway reported that someone broke into his garage over the weekend by cutting a lock from the door. Police said the intruder entered the garage and stole two bikes valued at nearly $300.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that someone opened a window to enter a dwelling in the 600 block of Homestead St. yesterday afternoon and stole a TV, valued at $300, from the living room.
THEFT: Northern District -- Askew Gatewood, of the 2300 block of Bayleaf Court in Cold Spring New Town, reported his car was parked near his home over the weekend when someone broke into it through a vent window and stole a radio, camera and a pearl necklace, all valued at more than $300.
STABBING: Northeastern District -- Ira Boyd, 39, of the 600 block of E. 29th St., reported he was in the 2800 block of St. Lo Drive late Saturday night when he was stopped by three men who asked for a light. Boyd told police that before he could respond, the three men attacked him and were trying to rob him when one of them pulled out a knife and stabbed him in the chest. Police said the men fled without robbing Boyd, who was taken by ambulance to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he was treated for a stab wound and released.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 3200 block of Southern Ave. reported that someone broke into his home over the weekend and stole property valued at nearly $4,000. Police said the intruder escaped with two VCRs, a compact disc player, several discs, a telephone, a computer game and several computer game tapes.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- William Henderson, of the 4200 block of Glenmore Ave., reported that someone broke into his car over the weekend while it was parked near his home and stole an electric drill and a saw, valued at more than $700.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a truck owned by Coastal Mechanical Inc., of the 500 block of S. Grundy St., while it was parked in the 4300 block of Glenmore Ave. and took an electric saw and a hammer drill, valued at $700.
CAB HOLDUP: Northeastern District -- Police said a Royal cab driver was robbed of $15 late Saturday night by two men he picked up in the 1300 block of E. Belvedere Ave. The unidentified cabbie told police he picked up the men at 10 p.m. and, as he was about to drive off, one of them, implying he had a handgun, ordered the driver to give up his money.
RAPE: Northeastern District -- Police today were seeking a 19-year-old man in connection with the rape Saturday night of a 17-year-old girl in the 2200 block of Chesterfield Ave. The victim told police she and the suspect were walking together late Saturday night when the man pulled her into a poorly lighted area and raped her. The girl told police that after the attack, the man apologized and continued walking her home while ordering her not to tell anyone what had happened. Police said that as the couple neared the girl's home, the man walked away. After the girl reported the incident to her parents, she was taken to a hospital for treatment and released.
SHOOTING: Northeastern District -- Police today were seeking a man in the shooting early yesterday of Larin Walker, 30, of the 1800 block of E. 28th St. Police said Walker was arguing with a man near his home around 2 a.m. when the other man pulled out a handgun and shot him in the shoulder. Police said the gunman escaped and that Walker was taken by ambulance to Johns Hopkins Hospital. Police said Walker knows the person who shot him and that he was advised to seek a warrant for the man's arrest.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 4700 block of Haldane Road reported that someone broke into his apartment through a ground-level window and stole property valued at more than $200.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that property valued at more than $200 was stolen by a burglar who broke into a dwelling in the 2700 block of The Alameda through a basement window. Police said a man in his late teens or early 20s was seen leaving the dwelling with property belonging to the occupant.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police said someone broke in through a front window and stole a telephone and an intercom system, valued at $300, from the office of the C&T; Transport Co. in the 4300 block of Erdman Ave.
THEFT/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police reported that a 36-year-old man was held overnight at the Eastern District lockup pending charges that he attempted to steal property valued at nearly $31 from the Farm Fresh food store in the 2900 block of Hamilton Ave. Police said a store security officer stopped the man when he saw him trying to leave without paying for the merchandise. Police said the man was to appear at a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.
ASSAULT/ARREST: Towson District -- Police yesterday arrested Gregory Andress, a 21-year-old Towson State University football player, and charged him with assault with intent to murder another man during a fight around 3 a.m. yesterday in the 1500 block of Taylor Ave. Police said Andress, a 6-foot 2-inch, 236-pound linebacker, and the victim, Kevin Greimel, 21, were leaving a party when Greimel allegedly threw a cup out of his pickup truck that landed near Andress. Police said both men had been drinking and that a fight ensued. During the fight, Andress allegedly slammed Greimel's head onto the ground several times. Police said that when Greimel began to bleed heavily, the fight stopped and the injured man was driven by friends to St. Joseph Hospital, where physicians found that his neck was broken. Police said Greimel was transferred to the Shock-Trauma Unit in Baltimore, where he was listed today in satisfactory condition. Police said an investigation led to the arrest of Andress, an accounting major, who was released on his own recognizance after appearing before a District Court commissioner.
BURGLARY: Woodlawn District -- A resident of the 1900 block of Hillcrest Ave. reported that someone broke into his home over the weekend and stole a shotgun of unknown value.
BURGLARY: Woodlawn District -- Police reported that two VCRs and two TVs were stolen from a home in the first block of Heraldry Court over the weekend by someone who broke into the dwelling.
BURGLARY: Woodlawn District -- Police reported that property valued at nearly $500 was stolen from a house in the first block of Ogden Hall Court over the weekend after someone got in through a sliding glass door. Police said the burglar made off with a VCR, telephone, several compact disc tapes and a purse.
CAB HOLDUP: Pioneer City -- Police said an Associated Cab driver picked up a fare outside the Super Fresh food store in Glen Burnie over the weekend and drove him to the intersection of Deerfield Circle and Flintlock Court. There, the fare attacked the driver, Charles Robert Dorsey, 24, from behind and held him in a choke hold while implying he was armed with a knife. Police said Dorsey gave an undisclosed sum of money to the man, who ran away.
SUSPICIOUS FIRES: Shady Side -- Police and fire investigators today continued seeking the person or people who have set several fires in the Avalon Shore section over the past two weeks. Police said three cars were set on fire April 27, and on Thursday two more cars, two trash bins and a bag of trash were torched. On Thursday, a resident of the 4900 block of Chestnut St. spotted a cover over a Buick Riviera burning and, after removing it, he walked a short distance and found the other fires. In the 4900 block of Dogwood St., the cover on a 1971 Mercedes-Benz was set afire, causing some $2,000 damage to the vehicle. On the same street, police found a bag of trash and a trash bin burning. On April 27, three vehicles had been burned. Police said a truck was burned while parked in the 1200 block of Steamboat Road; a car parked in the 4900 block of Beech St. was set ablaze; and the interior of a car parked in the 1200 block of Avalon Blvd. was set afire. Police said anyone having information about the fires should call the fire investigation bureau at 787-1610.