ROBBERY: Central District -- Michael Reisinger, of the 4000 block of Ridgecroft Road, reported he was in the 200 block of W. Pratt St. Wednesday afternoon when he was stopped by two men, one of whom asked him for change. Police said Reisinger was then grabbed by one of the men while the other went through his pocket and stole $40.
BURGLARY/ARRESTS: Central District -- Police responding to a burglary in the 2400 block of N. Calvert St. around noon Wednesday arrested two men who they believe broke into the dwelling with the intent to steal. Police said nothing was removed from the house and that the men, whose names were not immediately available, were charged with burglary. Police said entry was gained by forcing a door.
BURGLARY: Central District -- Police reported that property valued at more than $600 was stolen from a dwelling in the 1300 block of Eutaw Place after someone got in by removing an air conditioner from a window. Police said the intruder escaped with the air conditioner and a computer game.
ROBBERY: Central District -- James Smith, of the 1600 block of N. Appleton St., reported he was in the 400 block of W. Lexington St. yesterday when a man knocked him to the pavement and robbed him of the pager he was carrying, which was valued at more than $150.
THEFT: Central District -- Sharon Hutton, of the 4500 block of Hay Wagon Way in Ellicott City, reported that someone entered her office on the 16th floor of the Signet Tower Building in the first block of St. Paul St. and stole her purse, which contained cash and property valued at nearly $560.
THEFT: Central District -- Joseph Russo, of the 3300 block of St. Benedict St., reported that while his car was parked in the 800 block of Eutaw St. someone broke a window and stole a radar detector valued at more than $300.
BURGLARY: Central District -- A resident of the 700 block of W. North Ave. told police that someone broke into his apartment by removing a metal grate from a window and stole a 13-inch TV and groceries, all valued at more than $200.
THEFT: Central District -- Charles Kauffman, of the 1000 block of Gittings Ave., told police that while his car was parked in the 100 block of Mercer St. someone broke into it through a window and stole property valued at nearly $250.
BURGLARY: Central District -- Police said someone broke a pane of glass out of a rear door of an apartment in the 2200 block of Park Ave., reached inside and unlocked the door. The intruder stole a TV valued at $300.
THEFT: Central District -- Officials of the Maryland District Court in the 500 block of E. Fayette St. reported that someone entered an empty office yesterday and stole a payroll check made out to an employee for nearly $400.
BURGLARY: Central District -- Police reported that someone broke into the offices of the State Highway Administration in the 700 block of Guilford Ave. through a rear door and stole several security officers' uniforms of undetermined value.
THEFT: Central District -- Michael Freedman, of the 2200 block of N. Charles St., reported that someone entered his home and stole a $600 air conditioner from a window.
THEFT: Central District -- Officials of the Monumental Life Insurance Co. in the 1100 block of N. Charles St. reported that someone entered one of their offices and stole nearly $200 that was lying on top of a desk.
BURGLARY: Central District -- Police reported that someone broke into an apartment in the 2700 block of Maryland Ave. yesterday and stole property valued at more than $1,000, including a cassette deck, stereo turntable, TV, VCR, and radio.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Zari-Ellen Turnquist, of the 500 block of Rose Hill Terrace, told police she was in the 200 block of N. Greene St. yesterday when a man came up behind her and stole her purse. Police said that after the man took Turnquist's purse, he reached back and also stole a portable radio she held in one hand. Police said the value of the property was not immediately known.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Darryl Taylor, of the 1500 block of Carswell St., reported he was riding his bicycle in the 400 block of E. Baltimore St. around noon yesterday when he was stopped by a man who threatened him and stole the $100 bike. Police said no weapon was displayed.
SCHOOL BURGLARY: Central District -- Police reported that someone broke into the Eutaw Marshburn Elementary School in the 1600 block of Eutaw St. through a rear door and stole a refrigerator valued at $100.
BURGLARY/ARREST: Western District -- Police arrested an 11-year-old and charged him as a juvenile with breaking into a home in the 1600 block of Ruxton Ave. and stealing a mountain bike. Police said the bike, valued at nearly $180, was recovered and that the youth was released into the custody of his parents pending action by juvenile authorities.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Employees of the Bart-Lite Sign Co. in the 2500 block of Baker St. told police someone broke into their building through the front door. Police said it was not immediately known if any property was taken.
ASSAULT: Western District -- Wanda Lowery, of the 500 block of N. Carrollton Ave., told police that during an argument in the 900 block of N. Arlington Ave. a young female struck her with a baseball bat. Police said Lowery was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where she was treated and released. Later, police arrested a suspect and were holding her pending charges.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Employees of Dorsey's Professional Touch, a hair salon in the 1600 block of W. North Ave., reported that someone broke into their business through the front window and stole a TV and hair-styling supplies valued at more than $200.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Donell Fisher, of the 2800 block of Harlem Ave., reported he was in the 1700 block of N. Fulton Ave. around noon yesterday when he was accosted by a man with a knife, who robbed him of $30.
BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 1100 block of Whatcoat St. reported that someone broke into her home through the front door and stole a refrigerator and a 25-inch TV, all valued at nearly $2,200.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Police said a deliveryman for Vizzini's Pizza in the 1200 block of W. Pratt St. was delivering a food order in the 1900 block of W. Fairmount Ave. shortly after 11 p.m. Wednesday when he was accosted by three men who robbed him of two pizzas and $55. Police said that during the robbery one of the men appeared to have a handgun.
ARREST: Western District -- Police arrested a woman and were holding her at the Women's Detention Center at the Central District station pending assault and deadly weapon charges in the stabbing early yesterday morning of Manuel Rodriquez, of the 1200 block of Mosher St., at his home. Police said Rodriquez was stabbed in the left side of the chest but refused medical treatment. Police said the suspect is an acquaintance of Rodriquez's.
CHURCH BURGLARY: Western District -- Officials of the Greater Zion Apostolic Church in the 300 block of N. Gilmor St. reported that someone broke into their building through a basement door and stole two extension ladders valued at more than $200.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Garrett Butler, of the 2100 block of N. Fulton Ave., told police he was in the 1500 block of McMechen St. when he was stopped by two men, one with a knife, who robbed him of nearly $135.
ASSAULT: Essex District -- Police reported that two officers were assaulted last night after they responded to a domestic call at an apartment in the 1100 block of Tace Drive. They said Officer Harry Ricketts was attempting to settle the dispute around 11 p.m. yesterday when the man grabbed the officer's flashlight and struck him over the head several times. Officer Dan Buchler, who arrived as a backup for Ricketts, struggled with the man as he struck Ricketts and subdued him. Police said Ricketts, Buchler and the man were taken to Franklin Square Hospital, where Ricketts was treated for scalp cuts and Buchler for an injured right hand. Following treatment, Ricketts was relieved of duty. James R. Fitzpatrick, 21, of the Tace Drive address, was treated for multiple cuts. Police said Fitzpatrick was charged with assaulting the officers and resisting arrest, as well assaulting Vivian P. Routzahn, 32, who said Fitzpatrick struck and choked her before the officers arrived. Police said the woman did not require medical treatment.
ASSAULT: Wilkens District -- Police reported an elderly man was beaten and seriously injured last night as he walked to his car on the rear parking lot of the Candlelight Inn in the 1800 block of Frederick Road. Police said Harry Clifford Grant, 76, of the 5000 block of Richardson Mews in Woodlawn, had eaten dinner with his wife, another couple and their granddaughter when he left the inn around 9:30 p.m. to retrieve his car and drive it to the front entrance. Police said that when Grant failed to appear after several minutes, the others went looking for him and found him lying on the ground near his car. Police said because Grant sustained injuries to the head and was bleeding profusely, he was taken by ambulance to a landing zone and placed aboard a State Police Med-Evac helicopter, which flew him to the Shock-Trauma Unit in Baltimore. There, he was admitted after treatment and today listed in serious but stable condition. Police said it appeared Grant was struck several times with a blunt object. Police said it appeared that Grant was assaulted during an attempted robbery, but none of his property or money was taken. They said a large American-made car with a loud muffler was seen driving away shortly after Grant was found.
ROBBERY: Woodlawn District -- Stoney Brooks, of the 6800 block of Townbrook Drive, reported he was at Liberty Road and St. Luke's Lane around 2 a.m. today when he was accosted by two men wearing ski masks who robbed him of his wallet containing cash and credit cards. Brooks, who walked home and reported the incident, told police that one of the men had a handgun.
BURGLARY: Annapolis -- Police reported that someone broke into a dwelling in the 2000 block of West St. and stole an air-conditioning unit valued at $3,000.
BURGLARY: Edgewater -- The owner of a house in the 7400 block of Shipley Ave. reported that someone broke into his home and used a pry tool to remove a safe, which contained more than $2,000.
BURGLARY: Pasadena -- Police said property valued at nearly $600 was stolen from a dwelling in the 300 block of Edgewater Road after someone got in through a door. Police said the intruder escaped with two handguns and a gym bag.
ROBBERY: Westminster -- Police said a man with a shotgun robbed a service station in Finksburg of an undisclosed sum. Trooper Najeeb Shah reported that a man entered the Sandy Mount Amoco station in the 2100 block of Baltimore Blvd. around 12:30 a.m. yesterday and ordered the lone attendant to lie on the floor. Shah reported that when the gunman was unable to open the cash register, he forced the attendant to do it and removed all the money. The trooper reported the gunman then ran out of the station and apparently drove away. No injuries were reported.