Baltimore CityTHEFT: Central District -- Eric Romulo,...


Baltimore City

THEFT: Central District -- Eric Romulo, of the 200 block of W. Lorraine Ave., reported that while his 1982 Toyota was parked in the 1000 block of Cathedral St., someone broke into the trunk and stole hand and power tools and three stereo speakers, all valued at more than $700.

BURGLARY: Central District -- A resident of the 100 block of E. Mount Royal Ave. reported that someone broke into his apartment through a window and stole a VCR valued at more than $200.

THEFT: Central District -- Charles Linn, a resident of Michigan, reported that his 1991 Ford van was parked in the 300 block of E. Fayette St. Sunday evening when someone broke into it and stole cassette tapes and a radar detector, valued at more than $300, from a box under the front seat.

THEFT: Central District -- Joyce Brown, of the 4000 block of Dorchester Road, reported that someone stole an antique mirror from the hallway of a house she owns in the 1500 block of McCulloh St. Brown told police the mirror was valued at $200 and that she discovered it was missing after several tenants moved out of the building.

THEFT: Central District -- Albaro Espinosa, of the 1100 block of E. Belvedere Ave., said that while his 1980 Mercury was parked in the first block of South St. Sunday and yesterday, someone broke into it and stole property valued at nearly $1,000.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Takaki Camper, of the 2900 block of Baker St., was walking in the 300 block of W. Saratoga St. when a man stole her purse, which contained cash and property valued at more than $500.

THEFT: Central District -- Demetrius Frazier, of the 5200 block of Gwynn Oak Ave., reported that someone stole his $200, 26-inch mountain bike after he parked it in the 400 block of W. Saratoga St. and locked it.

THEFT: Central District -- Deanne Harris, of the 2700 block of Round Road, reported she left the ladies restroom at the city courthouse in the 100 block of N. Calvert St. yesterday afternoon, then recalled leaving her purse behind. Returning to the restroom, Harris discovered that someone had stolen the purse, which contained cash and property valued at more than $200.

THEFT: Central District -- Police reported that someone entered the Catholic Center Building in the 300 block of Cathedral St. and stole two telephone answering machines, a phone and $30, for a total loss of nearly $300.

THEFT: Central District -- Deborah Leighton, an out-of-town resident, reported that while her car was parked in the 100 block of Peabody Mews, someone broke a rear window and stole cassette tapes valued at more than $100.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that a couple walking in the 3400 block of Belair Road late Saturday evening were accosted by a man with a knife who demanded their property and money. Police said Lewis and Karen Lyon, of the 800 block of Glen Allen Drive, were robbed of more than $200 in cash and property.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police today continued seeking three men who robbed the White Tower restaurant in the 3100 block of Erdman Ave. At gunpoint, police said, the men forced an employee to empty the cash register and then robbed a patron, Kenneth Morton, of Delta, Pa., of his keys.

STABBING: Northeastern District -- Resinaid Morris, of the 1600 block of Carswell St., reported that during an argument with an acquaintance near his home, he was stabbed in the shoulder with a knife. Police said Morris was taken to a hospital for treatment and released, and the armed man was being sought.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Employees of Killmond's Korner Store in the 3500 block of Pelham Ave. reported that two men, one with a handgun, robbed the store of less than $200.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police said two men walking in the 4500 block of Loch Raven Blvd. were robbed of their cash and jewelry by a man with a handgun. Police said Chris Canterbury and Rodney Franks, both of the 2500 block of E. Cold Spring Lane, were forced to give up money and jewelry, all valued at nearly $900.

ASSAULT: Northeastern District -- James Platt and Charles Allen, both of the 1100 block of Matzgar Way in Armistead Gardens, reported that during an argument near their homes with two men they know, they were attacked and cut with a knife. Police said Platt and Allen were taken to a hospital for treatment and released. Police said the men who cut the victims were being sought.

ASSAULT/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police arrested a teen-age boy and charged him as a juvenile with assaulting a 16-year-old girl in the 1700 block of Freedom Way. Police said the victim, a resident of the 4500 block of N. Freedom Way, was struck in the mouth by the youth, who then pulled a handgun and pointed it at her. After being charged, the teen-ager was released into the custody of his parents.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- Teresa Montague, of the 2800 block of Edgecombe Circle North, reported she was walking in the 2900 block shortly before 2:30 p.m. yesterday when she was accosted by a man who robbed her of more than $100.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Employees at the city zoo in the 3100 block of Swan Drive reported that someone broke into the maintenance shop and stole several hand and power tools. Police said the thief entered the shop after climbing a fence 8 feet high.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Someone broke into a house in the 3300 block of Guilford Ave. through a dining room window and stole a VCR and a compact disc player, all valued at $600.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 300 block of E. University Parkway told police she was awakened early yesterday by a man who had broken into her apartment. The occupant told police the man fled when she cried out and that nothing appeared to be missing.

THEFT: Southwestern District -- Officials of the Allendale Apartments in the 3600 block of W. Franklin St. reported that someone stole property valued at $300.

CUTTING: Southwestern District -- Gilbert Dye, of the 1300 block of Poplar Grove St., reported that he was attacked at his home yesterday by a woman who cut him with two knives and struck him with a piece of wood. Police said Dye was taken to a hospital for treatment and the woman was arrested. Police said she was being held at the Women's Detention Center at the Central District pending charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.

BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 2400 block of Madison Ave. reported that someone broke into his first-floor apartment by forcing the door and stole stereo equipment and a rifle, all valued at $500.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police said someone broke into a dwelling in the 1000 block of N. Bentalou St. by forcing the front door and stole a microwave oven valued at $500.

Baltimore County

ROBBERY: White Marsh District -- Three men entered the Domino's pizza shop in the 6300 block of Kenwood Ave. shortly before 1 a.m. today and asked to purchase a soft drink. Police said one of the men pulled out a handgun and announced a holdup. They said that while the gunman forced a female clerk into a rear office where the safe was, the other thieves ordered at least two other employees to lie on the floor. Police said the three fled with about $100 when the telephone rang.

ARREST: White Marsh District -- Police yesterday arrested a man and charged him with auto theft after an unidentified citizen spotted a stolen vehicle after hearing a broadcast on his police scanner. Police said the citizen was driving along Belair Road yesterday morning when he heard the broadcast about the theft of a 1989 Ford van owned by a city cleaning company. He spotted the van on Necker Avenue and reported it to police. Later, police stopped the vehicle in the 5300 block of Belair Road and arrested the driver. Police said Ronald Waddell, 37, of the 1500 block of N. Montford Ave., was charged with auto theft and was held overnight at the station lockup in lieu of $20,000 bond.

Anne Arundel

DRUG ARRESTS: Glen Burnie -- After stopping a car whose driver appeared to be intoxicated, police arrested the driver and his female passenger on charges of possessing PCP. Police said officers who stopped a 1982 Pontiac on Margate Drive checked the driver's name and learned he was wanted on a warrant. When the officers smelled what they believed to be PCP inside the car, they searched the vehicle and found a plastic cup containing three plastic bags of suspected PCP. Also found in the car was more than $600. Charged with possession of PCP and driving while under the influence of drugs was Joseph Anthony McCubbin, 28, of the 100 block of Janelin Drive, Glen Burnie. Charged with possession of PCP with intent to distribute was the passenger, Denise Lynn Kinslow, 29, of the 3800 block of McDowell Lane in Baltimore Highlands, Baltimore County.

SHOOTING: Severn -- James D. Jones, 19, of the 1700 block of Meade Circle Road, was listed in serious but stable condition at the Shock-Trauma Unit in Baltimore after being shot in the head. Police said Jones was with several friends standing in front of a dwelling in the 1900 block of Arwell Court when a man approached and told them to move. When the group refused to move, the man pulled out a handgun and began shooting. Police said Jones was originally taken to North Arundel Hospital before being transferred to Shock-Trauma. The gunman escaped.

Howard County

BURGLARY: Columbia -- Police reported that someone broke into several homes under construction in the 6900 block of Westcott Place and stole appliances of undetermined value.

Carroll County

JAIL ESCAPE: Westminster -- City police said a Westminster man charged with committing several burglaries and suspected of numerous peeping Tom incidents escaped from the Harrison County, W.Va., jail where he had been serving time for sexual assault. They said Richard J. "Dickie" Swiger, 27, whose last known address was West George Street in Westminster, escaped from the Clarksburg, W.Va., jail three weeks ago. Police said Swiger, who was serving a 10-year term, had pleaded guilty to the second-degree sexual assault of a 17-year-old Westminster girl last September. Police said Swiger escaped shortly before he was to have been transferred to another prison to serve out his sentence.

Harford County

BURGLARY: Aberdeen -- Police said someone broke into a dwelling in the 2400 block of Old Robin Hood Road and stole three Pomeranian puppies valued at more than $1,000.

BURGLARY: Abingdon -- Officials of a construction company reported that someone broke into eight houses being built on Nanticoke Court and stole eight air conditioners valued at $1,000 each.

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