RAPE/ARREST: Southeastern District -- A 23-year-old man was arrested early yesterday and charged with rape after he was seen walking with the victim moments after she was attacked. Police said a 16-year-old girl was in the 2000 block of E. Monument St. shortly before 1 a.m. yesterday when she was accosted by a man who grabbed her around the neck and forced her into a nearby alley. There, the girl was forced down onto the pavement and raped. Several minutes later, Officer Robert Reason was patrolling the area when he saw the girl in the company of the man. Reason reported that the girl appeared to be crying and in distress. After speaking to the couple, Reason arrested the man and charged him with rape. The girl, police said, was taken to a hospital for treatment and was released. Police said Joseph Hammel, 23, of the 2100 block of N. Calvert St., was charged with rape and held overnight at the station lockup pending a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.
BURGLARY: Central District -- A resident of the 800 block of Park Ave. reported that someone broke into her apartment and stole a VCR and a compact disc player valued at $500.
THEFT: Central District -- Susan Hougen, an out-of-town resident, reported that while her car was parked in the 100 block of Commerce St., someone broke a rear window and stole two suitcases that contained clothing, jewelry and personal items, all valued at more than $1,000.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Michael Kirby, a resident of Rockledge, Pa., told police he was asleep in his parked car in the 200 block of Water St. when he was awakened by two men, one armed with a 6-inch knife, who robbed him of two gold chains and cash with a total value of nearly $225.
THEFT: Central District -- Brendon Bond, of the 3800 block of Cherrybrook Road in Randallstown, reported that while his car was parked in the 600 block of Guilford Ave. someone forced open the trunk and stole his 21-speed mountain bike, valued at more than $400.
THEFT: Central District -- Loretta Spellman, of the 500 block of Dolphin St., reported she was in a store in the first block of W. North Ave. when someone reached into a bag she was carrying and stole property valued at more than $100.
THEFT: Central District -- Police reported that someone broke into a car while it was parked in the 500 block of E. Pratt St. and stole a purse. Katherine Peyton, of Accokeek, told police the purse contained cash and property, all valued at more than $400.
BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 1400 block of McCulloh St. told police that someone broke into a house he owns in the 800 block of N. Carrollton Ave. by forcing a rear door and stole tools and copper tubing, all valued at nearly $600.
BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 1000 block of N. Stricker St. said someone broke into his home through a rear door and stole a TV valued at $300.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Police today were seeking the person who forced the front door of a dwelling in the 1700 block of Harlem Ave. and stole a TV and a microwave oven valued at nearly $150.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that property valued at nearly $200 was stolen from a first-floor apartment in the 800 block of N. Carrollton Ave. Police said the intruder made off with 12 cassette tapes, a fan and a telephone.
BURGLARY: Southeastern District -- A resident of the 1700 block of E. Pratt St. reported that someone broke into her home by forcing the front door and stole a TV and radio valued at nearly $400.
BURGLARY: Southeastern District -- Police reported that property valued at $1,000 was stolen from a home in the 700 block of N. Streeper St. after someone broke out a pane of glass in a rear door.
ROBBERY: Southeastern District -- William Green, 30, of the 1000 block of Argyle Ave., reported he was in the 500 block of N. Montford Ave. when a man with a handgun robbed him of more than $100 in cash.
ROBBERY: Southeastern District -- Trina Rolles, 20, of the 1900 block of E. Baltimore St., told police she was assaulted near her home by a man who removed a gold chain of unknown value from around her neck.
BURGLARY: Southeastern District -- A resident of the 1700 block of N. Wolfe St. told police someone broke into a dwelling she owns in the 1200 block of Tennant Way and stole a washing machine valued at more than $300.
THEFT: Southeastern District -- An employee of Textile Chemical Co. in the 4500 block of E. Fayette St. told police someone broke into a company vehicle while it was parked on company property and stole a CB radio and a 1 1/2 -ton jack, all valued at more than $200.
THEFT: Southeastern District -- Filopos Sofos, 42, of the 5100 block of Fait Ave., told police that while his car was parked in the 5100 block of Hudson St., someone forced open a door and stole an AM-FM radio, a stereo amplifier and the vehicle's T-top, all valued at $500.
ROBBERY/ARREST: Southeastern District -- An 11-year-old boy told police that while he was riding his $80 bicycle in the 2900 block of Jefferson St. yesterday, he was knocked off the bike by an older youth who stole it. Later, police arrested an older youth and charged him as a juvenile with robbery. Police said the youth was released in the custody of his parents pending action by juvenile authorities.
ROBBERY: Southeastern District -- Aneshein Wagstaff, of the 2000 block of E. Fayette St., reported she was walking a block from her home yesterday evening when she was attacked by a man who struck her in the face and stole her $500 gold necklace.
THEFT: Northern District -- Lizzie Sellers, of the 2700 block of Woodlawn Ave., reported that someone entered her home Monday and stole a table and an umbrella, all valued at nearly $200.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Police today continued their search for three men who entered the Sizzler Restaurant in the 5800 block of York Road late Monday night and removed money from the cash registers and safe while one of them pointed a sawed-off shotgun at employees. Police said the gunman and his accomplices escaped with more than $1,000.
THEFT: Northern District -- Gary Watts, of the 700 block of Berry St., told police someone stole a redwood picnic table valued at $200 from the back yard of his home Monday or yesterday.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Officials of the city Bureau of Recreation and Parks told police someone broke into a building at the city pool in the 800 block of Wyman Park Drive and stole an AM-FM cassette player, several cassette tapes and a pair of sunglasses, all valued at more than $100.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police said someone entered an office in Union Memorial Hospital, in the 200 block of E. University Parkway, and stole a wallet that contained nearly $200.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 2500 block of Park Heights Terrace reported that someone broke into her first-floor apartment and stole lamps and furniture valued at $200.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 100 block of W. University Parkway reported that someone broke into her outdoor storage shed and stole a $300 multispeed bike.
VTC SHOOTING: Western District -- Samuel Garrett, of the 2600 block of Pennsylvania Ave., reported that a man shot him in the upper leg at his home early yesterday. Police said the gunman escaped and Garrett was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where he was listed today in stable condition.
SHOOTING: Western District -- Police said Sean Logan, of the 1900 block of Winford Ave., was in the 1900 block of Lauretta Ave. around 4 a.m. yesterday when he was attacked by several men. Police said one of the men struck Logan with a baseball bat and another shot him in the right leg with a 9mm semiautomatic handgun. Police said the men fled and Logan was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where he was listed today in fair condition.
CUTTING: Western District -- John Pitts, of the 2700 block of Parkwood Ave., told police he was cut on the right hand with a knife by a woman he was arguing with in his house early yesterday. Police said Pitts was treated at a hospital and the woman was arrested. Police said she was held overnight at the Women's Detention Center pending assault and deadly weapon charges.
CUTTING: Western District -- Robert Pryor, of the first block N. Stricker St., reported he was in the first block of N. Gilmor St. when he was attacked by a man who cut him on the chest with a box cutter. Police said the man, a resident of the first block of N. Pulaski St., escaped and Pryor was taken to Bon Secours Hospital, where he was listed today in good condition.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Michael Tisdale, of the 1200 block of Cherry Hill Road, reported he was in the 2200 block of Madison Ave. around 6 p.m. yesterday when two men, one with a handgun, robbed him of a gold chain and ring, all valued at more than $1,600.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Police reported that Moji Seton, of the 3500 block of Clarks Lane, was in the 2400 block of N. Pulaski St. around noon yesterday when a man knocked her to the pavement and stole her purse, which contained $80, personal papers and her passport.
ASSAULT: Southwestern District -- William Pope, of the 2200 block of Booth St., reported that he was attacked in the first block of S. Smallwood St. by a man with a shotgun who struck him with the wooden butt of the weapon. Police said Pope was treated at a hospital and released. Police said the man who attacked Pope is being sought.
ROBBERY: White Marsh District -- Police reported that an employee of Santoni's Market in the 8400 block of Philadelphia Road was about to make a night deposit around 11 p.m. at the First National Bank branch in the 6400 block of Kenwood Ave. when a man walked out from behind some bushes and told him to place the money bag on the ground. Police said the man, who implied he had a gun, then told the employee to get back in his car and drive away. The employee complied, and the man picked up the bag, which contained more than $1,000 in cash and checks, and escaped.
DRUG ARREST: Havre de Grace -- Police arrested a 50-year-old man and charged him with manufacturing marijuana after he entered a field containing several marijuana plants with a bag that police said was to be used to harvest the plants. Police said the field, in a heavily wooded area off the 1800 block of Pulaski Highway, had been under constant surveillance since early May by members of the county's Joint Narcotics Task Force. Police said that when Delmer D. Hamm, of no fixed address, entered the field carrying the bag, he was arrested without incident. Police said Hamm was carrying a loaded .25-caliber semiautomatic handgun, so he also was charged with possession of a handgun while trafficking in narcotics. Police said nearly 140 marijuana plants were seized and that each mature plant could yield one pound of marijuana when processed, worth about $1,500 on the street. Police said Hamm appeared before a District Court commissioner, who ordered him held at the county Detention Center in lieu of $500,000 bond.