ROBBERY TRY/SHOOTING: Southeastern District -- Police reported that a man who attempted to rob a liquor store last night was shot by an employee of the store. Police said two men entered Corcoran's liquor store in the 1800 block of Gough St. shortly after 9 p.m., and one of them was attempting to dismantle the security camera when the other began to pull a gun out of his waistband. Police said when an employee of the store saw what was happening, he pulled a handgun from under the counter and fired. Police said one of the men was hit and that both fled the store without taking any money. Area hospitals were alerted to watch for anyone seeking treatment of a bullet wound.
SHOOTING/ARRESTS: Southeastern District -- Police arrested three 17-year-old males and were holding them at the station pending charges in the shooting of two men during a confrontation between three youths and four others. Police said the incident occurred at 5:20 p.m. in the 1800 block of Dundalk Ave. They said that during an argument, one of the three juveniles pulled out a handgun and shot Shawn Jones, 21, of the 2100 block of W. Fayette St., in the hip. Another bullet grazed Gerald Brunson, of the 200 block of N. Mount St. Police said the gunman pointed the weapon at two other men, Lee Dukes, 27, of the 300 block of N. Fulton Ave., and Michael Allbrook, 23, of the 1700 block of Nome St. Police said Jones and Brunson were taken by ambulance to the Francis Scott Key Medical Center, where they were treated and released. Later, police found the suspects hiding not far from the shooting scene.
BURGLARY: Southeastern District -- A resident of the 2600 block of Orleans St. reported that someone broke into her home and stole a Smith & Wesson five-shot revolver valued at $400.
BURGLARY: Southeastern District -- Someone broke into a dwelling in the 500 block of N. Chester St. through a second-floor window and stole a camera and microwave oven, all valued at nearly $500.
BURGLARY: Southeastern District -- Police said a handgun was stolen from a dwelling in the 600 block of N. Collington Ave. after someone forced the front door. They said the weapon, a Smith & Wesson .38-caliber revolver with a 6-inch barrel, was valued at more than $600.
ROBBERY: Central District -- David Weyer, of the 12300 block of Boncrest Road, Reisterstown, reported he was in the 600 block of W. Saratoga St. when a man he knows robbed him at knife-point of cash and property valued at nearly $550.
BURGLARY: Central District -- Officials of the All Store Storage warehouse in the 200 block of E. Pleasant St. reported that someone entered the building with a key and stole more than $700 from a metal cabinet in an office.
BURGLARY/ARREST: Western District -- Police reported that someone broke out a section of screen and then broke a window to get into a dwelling in the 1400 block of Mosher St. and stole an alarm clock, telephone and a TV. Police arrested a suspect and were holding him at the station pending charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.
THEFT: Western District -- Delores McNeil, of the 2500 block of W. Fayette St., reported that someone entered her house and stole more than $200 from her purse, which was on a dining room table.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that someone entered a house in the 2300 block of Lauretta Ave., dismantled and stole 40 to 50 feet of copper pipe in the basement.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Penny Maitland, of the 2700 block of Auchentoroly Terrace, said she was in the 2200 block of N. Fulton Ave. over the weekend when a man robbed her of $100 and her bank machine card.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Eric Horton, of the 1100 block of Sarah Ann St., told police he was attacked in the 1000 block of N. Fulton Ave. by a man who struck him several times with a table leg and robbed him of cash and jewelry, all valued at nearly $240. Police said Horton was injured but refused medical treatment by the crew of an ambulance.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Officials of the Hauswald bakery in the 2800 block of Edmondson Ave. reported that someone entered their property and stole 30 loaves of bread, valued at $40, from the rear loading dock.
ROBBERY: Western District -- James Rogers, of the 500 block of Robert St., reported he was in the 2100 block of Etting St. when he was attacked by three men, one armed with a piece of metal pipe, who robbed him of $20. Police said that during the robbery Rogers was struck with the pipe but not seriously injured.
BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 1500 block of N. Monroe St. reported that someone broke into a house he owns in the 1900 block of N. Pulaski St. by forcing a rear door and stole a bike valued at $200.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Gregory Adams, of the 5100 block of Denview Way, reported that while his car was parked in the 5300 block of Sinclair Lane yesterday evening someone broke in through a window and stole hands tools valued at $30.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Tanika Hill, of the 4800 block of York Road, reported she was walking in the 900 block of Belgian Ave. around midnight Sunday when she was attacked by two men who robbed her of her purse containing a small sum of cash and a calculator. Police said the property had a total value of less than $100 and that during the robbery the men struck Hill with their fists and a bottle.
BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 500 block of N. Carrollton Ave. reported that someone broke into her home over the weekend and stole a TV. Police said an acquaintance of the victim was being sought in the break-in.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Trenell Murphy, of the 1000 block of Wheeler Ave., reported he was attacked in the 1100 block of Whitmore Ave. late Sunday evening by two men who struck him over the head and robbed him of more than $100.
ASSAULT: Western District -- Joseph Johnson, of the 500 block of Brice St., told police that a man he knows pulled out a handgun and fired two shots at him near his home late Sunday night. Police said neither bullet hit Johnson and that the incident was linked to an argument he and the gunman had earlier.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Robert Tappier, of the 3600 block of Keystone Ave., reported he was in the 2000 block of Girard Ave. early yesterday when he was stopped by two men, one with a knife, who demanded his money. Police said Tappier gave up his wallet containing more than $100 and was cut on the neck by one of the men before the pair escaped on foot.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 3800 block of Greenmount Ave. reported that someone broke into her home through a second-floor window over the weekend and stole a video camcorder and several pieces of jewelry, all valued at more than $4,000.
MURDER TRY/ARREST: White Marsh District -- Police arrested a man last night and charged him with the attempted murder of his girlfriend in the couple's home on Eaglewalk Court. Police said that during an argument shortly after 9 p.m. Glennis Decay, 25, of the 7900 block of Eaglewalk Court, was cut several times in the face with a kitchen knife. Police said that when officers arrived they arrested the woman's boyfriend without incident and summoned an ambulance for Decay. They said she was taken to Franklin Square Hospital, where she was treated for multiple lacerations. Police said the man, Anthony Gray, 31, -- was charged with attempted murder and using a deadly weapon in the commission of a felony. Gray, police said, was held overnight at the station in lieu of $80,000 bail pending a bail review hearing today before a District Court judge.
GUN THEFT/ARREST: Annapolis -- County police said a Forest Heights, Prince George's County, man was arrested over the weekend and that he had two of more than 40 semiautomatic handguns that were stolen June 17 from Bob's Coin and Gun Shop in the first block of Defense Highway. They said that when Prince George's County police stopped a 1986 BMW at the intersection of St. Barnabas and Stamp roads in Temple Hills Saturday night on a tip that the driver might have stolen guns in his possession, police searched the vehicle and found two handguns, a 9mm and a .380-caliber, whose serial numbers matched two of the 42 guns taken in the burglary. Police said Lewis Alexander Washington Jr., 21, of the 5500 block of Sachem Drive, was charged with two counts of carrying a concealed and dangerous weapon and two counts of theft. Police said Washington was being held in the Prince George's County Detention Center in lieu of $20,000 bond. Police said the shop had been entered after at least two men used a maul to break into a wall that lacked a burglar alarm. Police said the burglary was believed to be part of a series over the past several months in which some 600 handguns worth more than $500,000 have been stolen.
ROBBERY: Glen Burnie -- Police said an 84-year-old Brooklyn woman was robbed of her wallet containing less than $15 while she was eating lunch at the Denny's restaurant in the 6600 block of Ritchie Highway. Police said Helen Wysocki, of the 300 block of Pontiac Ave., was eating lunch with her sister when a man left the men's restroom and approached their table. Police said the man, who had a towel wrapped around one hand, told the women he had a gun and then grabbed Wysocki's wallet off the table. Police said no weapon was displayed and that the man was last seen running toward the nearby Motor Vehicle Administration building.
ROBBERY: Annapolis -- Deborah L. Juwell, 21, of the 1600 block of Marble Road in Edgewater, reported she was shopping at the Annapolis Mall when she noticed that two men appeared to be following her. Juwell told police that when she entered the mall's overflow parking lot off Bestgate Road, she was jumped from behind by two men who robbed her of nearly $70 and jewelry valued at more than $100. She told police the thieves looked like the men who had been following her.
ARRESTS: Savage -- Police arrested two Columbia residents and charged them with 11 counts of malicious destruction of property after nearly a dozen mailboxes along Savage Guilford Road were destroyed. Police said officers investigating the vandalism stopped a truck in the 8000 block of Savage Guilford Road, near where the vandalism occurred, and arrested the occupants. Police said one of the occupants, a 17-year-old, confessed to using a baseball bat to destroy at least 11 mailboxes. The driver, Larry J. Orr, 18, of the 7000 block of Deepage Drive, also was charged with driving a motor vehicle while intoxicated. Police said the juvenile was released into the custody of his parents and that Orr was released from the county Detention Center on unspecified bond.
BURGLARY: Columbia -- Police reported that someone broke into an apartment in the 8800 block of Tamar Drive through a sliding glass door and stole several pieces of electronic equipment of unknown value.
THEFT: Mount Airy -- Police reported that someone broke into a vehicle parked in the driveway of a home in the first block of Pommel Drive and stole bowling balls and shoes and a radar detector, all valued at nearly $800.