SHOOTING: Northeastern District -- Police reported that Raymond McKay, 19, of the 3900 block of Rosecrest Ave. in northwest Baltimore, was in critical but stable condition today at Johns Hopkins Hospital after he was shot in the face and back last night during an argument in the 6600 block of Aquarius Court. Police said McKay was arguing with another man shortly before 8 p.m. when the other man pulled out a handgun and shot McKay in the jaw. Police said that when the impact of the bullet spun McKay around, the gunman fired two more times, striking him twice in the back. They said the gunman escaped.
THEFT: Northwestern District -- Charise Walker, of the 4300 block of Carlisle Ave., reported that several men renovating the interior of her home had access to other rooms over a long period of time and, after their departure, Walker discovered that more than $1,200 worth of jewelry was missing.
BURGLARY: Northwestern District -- A resident of the 2500 block of Roslyn Ave. reported that someone broke into his home through a window and stole property valued at $400.
BURGLARY/ARREST: Northwestern District -- Police
investigating a burglary at the Nite Owl, a nightclub in the 3600 block of Woodland Ave., early Sunday entered the building and arrested an unidentified man. He was being held at the station in lieu of $10,000 bail pending a bail review hearing before a District Court judge.
BURGLARY: Southern District -- A resident of the 3800 block of St. Margaret St. told police someone broke into an outdoor storage shed behind his home Saturday or Sunday and stole a 1990 Yamaha motorcycle valued at more than $1,000.
BURGLARY: Southern District -- Officials of the First Baptist Church in the 1600 block of Brady Ave. reported that someone broke into the building by forcing a door and stole air-conditioning equipment valued at $700.
BURGLARY: Southern District -- Employees of Clean Harbor Inc., in the 1900 block of Russell St., reported that someone broke into a trailer parked on company property and stole computer equipment valued at more than $1,500. Police said the intruder broke a window.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Montro Pulley reported he was in the 700 block of W. North Ave. early yesterday when two men in their late teens or early 20s robbed him of $25 at gunpoint, then escaped.
ASSAULT: Central District -- Richard Bolton, of the 4100 block of Westview Road, reported he was involved in an altercation with another man in the 1100 block of Cathedral St. around 1 a.m. yesterday when the other man pulled out a knife and cut him on the right arm. Police said the knifer escaped and Bolton was treated for a minor injury.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Donald Coates, 19, of the 2200 block of Penrose Ave., and Staton Darden, 21, of the 2300 block of W. Lexington St., reported they were in the first block of W. North Ave. early yesterday when two men, one with a handgun, robbed them of their jewelry. Police said Coates valued his loss at nearly $1,200 and Darden put his at nearly $900.
ASSAULT: Central District -- Melvin Payton, of the 100 block of Albemarle St., reported that he was attacked early yesterday in the 300 block of N. Charles St. by a man who struck him and then bit him on the chest. Police said a 27-year-old man who also lives in the 100 block of Albemarle St. was being sought in connection with the incident.
ASSAULT: Central District -- Beulah Thieme, of the 2200 block of St. Paul St., reported that she was burned with a cigarette in the first block of E. 22nd St. yesterday by a man who first threatened her with a knife. Police said Thieme was not seriously injured and that the man, an acquaintance of Thieme's, is being sought.
ASSAULT/ARREST: Central District -- Police arrested a man and were holding him at the station after an assault on William Robinson, of the 1200 block of Winchester St. Police said Robinson was arguing with a man in the 300 block of W. Lexington St. yesterday morning when he was attacked and cut on the abdomen with a knife. Later, police arrested Edward Kingwood, 50, of the 2000 block of Braddish Ave., and charged him with aggravated assault. Police said Kingwood was being held at the station pending a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.
BURGLARY: Central District -- A resident of the 500 block of W. Hoffman St. reported that someone broke into his home through a rear window and stole a refrigerator and a screen door valued at nearly $500.
ROBBERY: Central District -- John Walker, of the 1600 block of Eutaw Place, told police he was in the 200 block of McMechen St. when a man with a handgun robbed him of more than $100 and escaped.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Catherine Cobarrubia, of the 3500 block of Chesterfield Ave., reported that someone broke a window of her car while it was parked near her home and stole a radio and a mitre saw, all valued at nearly $600.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 2500 block of Cecil Ave. reported property valued at nearly $400 was stolen from her home after someone broke in through a basement window. Police said the intruder escaped with a VCR and an electric sander.
ASSAULT: Northeastern District -- Letitz Peay, of the 4600 block of Freedom Way West, reported that a woman with whom she was quarreling yesterday evening near her home stabbed her in the left arm and bit her. Police said Peay was not seriously injured and was expected to seek a summons ordering the woman into court to answer assault charges.
THEFT/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police responded to the mart store in the 5100 block of Sinclair Lane yesterday and arrested a man who attempted to leave the store without paying for stereo equipment valued at nearly $200. Police said the man was stopped at the store's front entrance by a security officer. They said the 29-year-old resident of the 2800 block of Baker St. was being held at the Eastern District pending theft charges.
THEFT: Northern District -- Employees of Life-Like Products Inc. in the 3100 block of Falls Road reported that someone entered a storage trailer on company property Sunday evening and stole several boxes containing landscaping material valued at $400.
THEFT: Northern District -- Robert Miller, of the 2000 block of N. Charles St., reported he was standing in the 2800 block of St. Paul St. yesterday when a man walked by and snatched $400 from his hands.
THEFT: Northern District -- Susan Chadwick, of the 100 block of W. University Parkway, reported that while her 1971 Volkswagen was parked in the 200 block of W. 39th St., someone broke into it through a window and stole computer equipment valued at $3,000.
THEFT: Northern District -- Anne Cannon, of the 1600 block of Park Ave., told police that two tenants who rented a furnished apartment inside a house in the 100 block of E. 25th St. moved out over the weekend and took with them a refrigerator, tables, chairs and a lamp, all valued at more than $1,000.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 3000 block of St. Paul St. reported that someone entered his home through an unlocked front door and stole a VCR valued at $300.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Police reported that a female resident of the 200 block of Oakdale Road was riding her 12-speed bicycle in the 100 block of W. 39th St. yesterday evening when she was knocked off the bike by two boys who rode off with it. Police said the victim was not injured and the bike was valued at more than $400.
THEFT/ARREST: White Marsh District -- Police arrested a Virginia man yesterday and charged him with stealing a $400 air conditioner from the Caldor department store in Golden Ring Mall in the 6400 block of Rossville Blvd. Police said the man put the appliance into a shopping cart and attempted to get a cash refund after producing a sales check dated May 23. When told he couldn't get cash for the appliance, the man went to another department and purchased a few inexpensive items. Police said the man then tried to leave the store with the air conditioner but was stopped by a store security officer. Police said the appliance was recovered and James H. Ball, 24, of Lancaster, Va., was held overnight at the station lockup in lieu of $1,500 bail pending
a bail review hearing today in District Court.
BURGLARY/ASSAULT: Odenton -- Police today continued to search for a man who broke into a house in the 7800 block of Bastille Place and assaulted the occupant before stealing a coin collection. They said Alvin Alexander Cockrill, 44, was at home over the weekend when a man broke into the house by smashing the rear sliding glass window. Police said the intruder confronted Cockrill and struck him with a baseball bat. They said the man then robbed Cockrill of his coin collection and escaped. Cockrill was taken to North Arundel Hospital, where he was treated for an injured left wrist and a puncture wound of the forehead before being released.
ARREST: Ellicott City -- A southwest Baltimore man was being held in the county Detention Center in lieu of $250,000 bail after he was charged with stealing more than $100,000 in cash from a jewelry store in December 1988 and robbing a West Friendship bank in April 1989 of nearly $5,000. Police said Joseph Sheridan, 40, of the 2800 block of Maudlin Ave., was arrested last week by State Police on handgun violations after a traffic stop in Baltimore. Howard County police then received information that Sheridan was allegedly involved in the Dec. 6, 1988, robbery of the Fulton Station jewelers, in the 11000 block of Route 216, and the April 5, 1989, armed robbery of the Commercial and Farmers Bank in West Friendship. Police said all the cash taken in the bank robbery was recovered when a hidden dye pack exploded outside the building, forcing the robber to drop the loot. Police said that in each incident, a man with a handgun threatened employees before taking money.
BURGLARY: Columbia -- A resident of the 11200 block of Powder Run reported that someone broke into his home through a window and stole a TV, VCR and a motion picture camera.
BURGLARY: Ellicott City -- Police reported that jewelry of unknown value was stolen from an apartment in the 3100 block of Normandy Woods Drive.
BURGLARY: Abingdon -- A resident of the 2800 block of Bynum Overlook Drive reported that someone broke into his garage and stole a large quantity of tools, a generator and a steel storage box, all valued at more than $5,000.
BURGLARY: Bel Air -- Police reported that someone broke into John Carroll High School in the 700 block of Churchville Road and stole video equipment valued at more than $1,000.
THEFT: Joppa -- Employees of Centurion Tree Experts Inc. in the 400 block of Pulaski Highway reported the theft of several heavy-duty chain saws and a gas can, all valued at more than $3,000.
THEFTS: Westminster -- Police reported that someone entered boats parked outside homes on Church Court and stole marine and personal equipment valued at nearly $1,200.