Baltimore CityROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Gilbert Lyles,...

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ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Gilbert Lyles, of the 4200 block of Kenshaw Ave., reported he was walking in the 6200 block of Reisterstown Road yesterday afternoon when he was accosted by a man armed with a knife who pressed the weapon to his throat and ordered him to give up his money. Police said Lyles complied, giving the armed man about $100 in cash. Police said the robber fled the scene on foot before driving off in a car.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Employees of Aaro used cars and service in the 1000 block of W. Baltimore St. reported that someone broke into their office and stole the ignition keys to several cars parked on the lot. Police said none of the cars were stolen.

CHURCH BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that someone broke into the Prayer Tower Church in the 1300 block of W. North Ave. over the weekend by forcing the front door. Police said several rooms were ransacked but that it was not immediately known if any property was taken.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Lakisha Prout, of the 800 block of Lennox St., reported she was in the 2200 block of Eutaw Place Saturday evening when she was stopped by a man armed with a handgun who demanded her cash and property. Police said the gunman fled the scene after robbing Prout of $2 in cash and property valued at $200.

ROBBERIES: Eastern District -- Police reported that four men walking in the 1200 block of Harford Ave. early Sunday morning were robbed of their property by two men, one armed with an unknown caliber handgun. Police said the gunman and his accomplice fled with a watch and several pieces of jewelry, all valued at nearly $300. Police identified the victims as Robert Jacobs, of the 800 block of Harlem Ave.; Michael Ryles, of the 1800 block of Rutland Ave.; Ayala Austin, of the 1700 block of E. North Ave.; and Rodney Pate, of the 1800 block of N. Wolfe St.

ROBBERY: Eastern District -- Police today were seeking a man in connection with the robbery of Juanita Allen, of the 1600 block of Aisquith St. Allen told police that during an incident at her home she was assaulted by a man known to her who struck her with his fists and robbed her of more than $40 in cash. Police said Allen was advised to seek a warrant for the man's arrest.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- An employee of Tri-State Services in the 7500 block of Connelly Drive reported that while his truck was parked in the 4200 block of Clareway someone entered the vehicle by breaking a lock and stole an electric welding torch. Police said the welding equipment was valued at $800.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- William Crews, of the 4300 block of Blakely Ave., reported that while his 1988 Oldsmobile was parked in the 2400 block of Sinclair Lane someone broke into the vehicle and stole property valued at more than $1,000.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- A 12-year-old resident of the 1600 block of E. 32nd St. reported to police that someone stole his bicycle valued at $ 100, from the front porch of his home yesterday afternoon

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Lloyd Battle, 40, of the 1100 block of Gorsuch Ave., reported that property valued at $800 was stolen from the back yard of his home between 8 p.m. Sunday and 4 p.m. Monday.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a garage in the rear of the 3300 block of Shannon Drive and stole property valued at $200. Police said the break-in occurred Monday and that entry was gained by removing a pane of glass from a door.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Walena Dressel, of the 4100 block of Coleman Ave., told police she was walking in the 3600 block of Bonview Road around 7:30 p.m. yesterday when a man approached her from the rear and stole the purse she was carrying. Police said the man escaped with cash and property, all valued at nearly $30.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Omar Smith, of the 6800 block of Parsons Ave., reported his 1988 Honda was parked in the 1900 block of Hillenwood Road between Sunday and yesterday when someone broke into the vehicle and stole stereo equipment valued at nearly $400.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Nicole Green, of the 2100 block of McCulloh St., reported she was in the 1900 block of Whitelock St. Saturday night when she was accosted by a man and his female companion who robbed her of two gold earrings. Green told police the man was armed with a knife and threatened to kill her. Police said the property was valued at $300 and that two people sought in connection with the robbery were later arrested. Police said David Layne and Regina Jackson, both of the 2300 block of Avalon St., were each charged with armed assault and robbery. Police said Layne and Jackson were being held at the City Jail in lieu of $10,000 bond each.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that two men were being sought in connection with the burglary of a dwelling in the 900 block of N. Arlington Ave. Sunday morning. Police said two men known to the occupant broke in and stole several pieces of stereo equipment. Police said entry was gained by forcing the front door.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police reported a man entered the 7-Eleven store in the 5400 block of Radecke Ave. early yesterday morning and removed an undisclosed sum of money from the cash register. Police said the man was armed with a knife and walked behind the counter after warning an employee to back away.

THEFT: Western District -- An employee of the Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. in the 2000 block of Windsor Ave. reported that while his truck was parked in the 2400 block of Francis St. someone entered the vehicle and stole two walkie-talkies. Police said the communications equipment bore the company's logo and were valued at more than $2,000.

THEFT: Western District -- Kells McDonald Jr., of the 1000 block of Vine St., reported that someone entered his home between Sunday and yesterday and stole two 20-inch bicycles and a gas cooking grill. Police said the property was valued at more than $900.

SHOOTING: Eastern District -- Roosevelt Hart, of the 1800 block of E. Biddle St., told police he was in the 1700 block of E. Oliver St. around 1 a.m. yesterday when he was accosted by a man armed with a handgun who shot him in the right foot. Police said the gunman fled the scene and that Hart was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital for treatment and was today listed in good condition.

Baltimore County

ROBBERY: Woodlawn District -- Police reported a man robbed the High's dairy store in the 1100 block of Ingleside Ave. last night of an undisclosed sum of cash. Police said a white man in his late teens or early 20s and wearing stone-washed blue jeans and a gray T-shirt entered the store shortly before 11 p.m. and announced a holdup. Police said the man displayed a handgun and walked behind the counter, where he opened the cash register and removed the money. Police said the man escaped, running south across Ingleside Avenue.

ROBBERY: North Point District -- An employee of the Exxon station in the 1300 block of Merritt Blvd. told police he was forced to give an armed man the contents of the cash register last night. The unidentified employee told police a man entered the station shortly after 10:30 p.m. and pulled out a knife, pressing it against his stomach. The employee said the man then ordered him to open the cash register and give him all the money. Police said the armed man escaped on foot and that the employee was not injured.

Anne Arundel

THEFT: Glen Burnie -- Police continued their search today for a man who stole nearly $6,000 worth of rings from the S & N Katz jewelry store in the Harundale Mall. Police said a man entered the store and asked a clerk to show him two diamond rings. Police said that while the clerk was displaying the rings for the man, he grabbed them from her hands and fled out the front door. From the store, the man was seen running through the mall and toward the parking lot.

STABBING/ARREST: Police said a 25-year-old Glen Burnie man was today listed in critical condition at the Maryland Shock-Trauma Center following an altercation inside a nightclub in the 7500 block of Old Telegraph Road. Police said the victim, Thomas Lawrence Howard, of the first block of Gatewater Court, was involved in a fight inside the Sierra Nightclub when he was stabbed multiple times by another man. Police said Howard was flown by a State Police Med-Evac helicopter to Shock-Trauma, where he was admitted in critical condition. Later, police arrested Roger Edward Parks Jr., 22, of the first block of Hanford Drive in Harmans, and charged him with assault with intent to murder and related charges. Bail information on Parks was not immediately available.

Howard County

DRUG ARRESTS: Elkridge -- Following a routine traffic stop, police arrested the driver of a car and his female passenger and charged each of them with possession of cocaine and related charges. Police said an officer on patrol stopped the car on Old Montgomery Road when he observed it crossing the dividing line at least three times. Police said both people live in Baltimore. After arresting the driver for operating a motor vehicle on a suspended license, the officer searched the car and found $600 worth of cocaine, a loaded .38-caliber handgun and narcotics paraphernalia. Charged with possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia and illegal possession of a handgun were the driver, Nathaniel Victor Hill, 26, of the 3500 block of Old Frederick Road, and Rosalind Renee Lee, 34, of the 3800 block of Bowers Ave. Police said Hill was released from the county's Detention Center after posting $5,000 bond and that Lee was released on $5,000 unsecured bond. A trial date for both was pending.

BURGLARY: Ellicott City -- Police reported that someone broke into a dwelling in the 8600 block of Town and Country Blvd. and stole electronic equipment of unknown value. Police said entry was gained through a kitchen window.

BURGLARY: Laurel -- A resident of the 10600 block of Graeloch Road reported that someone forced their way into his home and stole several hand and power tools and computer equipment. Police said entry was through a basement door and that the value of the property was not immediately known.

HARFORD County

BURGLARY: Abingdon -- Police reported that property valued at more than $1,000 was stolen from a car while the vehicle was parked outside a dwelling in the 100 block of Laurel Valley Court. Police said the thief made off with several pieces of stereo equipment after forcing his way into the car.

BURGLARY: Churchville -- The occupant of a house in the first block of Woodside Drive told police that someone broke into his outdoor storage shed and stole a riding mower, lawn mower, weed eater, a leaf blower, chainsaw and power tools. Police said the property was valued at more than $3,000.

BURGLARY: Edgewood -- Officials of the Edgewood Baptist Church in the 400 block of E. Edgewood Road reported to police that someone entered their main building and stole two air conditioners. Police said the appliances were valued at more than $1,000.

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