BURGLARY: Western District -- Employees of the Moe-Bond Scaffolding Co. in the 1300 block of N. Fremont Ave. reported that someone broke into their building and stole an electric saw, an electric drill and a battery tester. Police said the value of the property was not known.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Gerard Holtz, of the 2400 block of Baker St., reported he was seated in his car in the 2700 block of Pennsylvania Ave. early Monday when he was approached by a man who ordered him out of the car. Police said Holtz complied and that the man got into Holtz's 1988 Chrysler New Yorker and drove off.
BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 2300 block of Calverton Heights Ave. reported that someone broke into her home by forcing a rear door and stole a VCR, camera, radio and a watch. Police said the property was valued at nearly $500.
BURGLARY/ARREST: Western District -- Police responding to a burglary early yesterday at the Hollywood Palace in the 2200 block of N. Monroe St. entered the building and arrested two men who had broken in through the roof. Police said more than $300 worth of liquor had been removed from shelves but had not been taken from the building. Police said the men, Michael Smith, 32, of the 1700 block of Presbury St., and Antoine Flowers, 28, of the 1700 block of Thomas Ave., were charged with burglary and held overnight at the station lockup in lieu of $7,500 bail pending a bail review hearing today before a District Court judge.
ROBBERY/ARRESTS: Western District -- Police arrested two men and were holding them in connection with the robbery yesterday of a driver for the Diamond Cab Co. Police said the driver, whose name was not available, was in the 1200 block of
Edmondson Ave. when he was assaulted by two men he picked up earlier and robbed of $70. Police said the men fled the scene but were arrested a short time later.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Jill Bowers, of the 600 block of N. Carey St, told police that she was assaulted in her home early yesterday by a man she knows who struck her in the face and then robbed her of $5. Police said Terrell Gray, 18, of no permanent address, was arrested and charged with assault and robbery. Police said Gray was held overnight at the station on $5,000 for a bail review hearing before a District Court judge.
SHOOTING: Western District -- Tammy Williams, of the 2400 block of Druid Hill Ave., told police she was walking down the street near her home when she heard the sound of several gunshots. Williams told police she felt a pain in her left arm and realized she had been shot. Police said Williams was taken to a hospital for treatment and released. Police said two men, one armed with a gun, were seen running from the scene and are being sought.
BURGLARY: Central District -- A resident of the 800 block of N. Charles St. reported that someone broke into his apartment and stole a guitar and stereo equipment. Police said entry was gained through a window and that the property was valued at nearly $200.
ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Virginia Giggetts, of the 2800 block of Clifton Ave., reported she was walking in the 3000 block of W. Baltimore St. when a man approached her from the rear and stole her purse. Police said the man escaped with cash and property of unknown value.
THEFT: Southwestern District -- Sylvia Coker, an employee at the Enoch-Pratt Free Library in the 3200 block of W. North Ave, reported that someone entered the library yesterday afternoon and removed money from her purse.
ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Police today were seeking two men who robbed Ernest Wooten, of the 100 block of N. Monastery Ave., of $25 as he walked in the 3600 block of W. Caton Ave. Wooten told police he was walking down the street around 1 a.m. yesterday when he was stopped by two men, one armed with a knife, who demanded his money. Police said the armed man and his accomplice fled after Wooten gave them his money.
CAB HOLDUP: Southwestern District -- Police reported a driver for the Royal Cab Co. in the 2500 block of W. Lexington St. was driving in the 1800 block of Poplar Grove St. around 2 a.m. yesterday when a man he picked up pulled out a handgun and demanded his money. Police said the cabbie complied, giving the gunman about $100. Police said the gunman escaped on foot.
BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- A resident of the 800 block of Lyndhurst Ave. reported that someone forcibly entered her home early yesterday but fled when she awoke and cried out. Police said nothing appeared to be missing.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 3200 block of St. Paul St. reported that someone broke into his home by prying a pane of glass out of a basement door. Police said the intruder stole a photo enlarger valued at more than $200.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Police said two men walking in the 3100 block of Guilford Ave. early yesterday were robbed of their money by two men, one armed with a handgun. Police said the gunman and his accomplice robbed Kenneth Dykstra, of the 3100 block of Guilford Ave., of $12 and robbed his friend, Randall Locke, of the 3000 block of N. Calvert St., of $30.
THEFT: Northern District -- Eric Brinkley, of the 2500 block of W. 27th St., reported that someone entered his room and stole a VCR and a set of keys. Brinkley told police the property was valed at more than $200 and he suspects his former roommate of taking the property.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Edna Gibbs, 40, of the 5600 block of The Alameda, reported she was near her home yesterday when driver of a gold-colored Chevrolet left the car and robbed her of her money at gunpoint. Police said the man drove off with $45.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a dwelling in the 300 block of E. 33rd St. and stole a multi-speed mountain bicycle valued at $300. Police said entry was gained by opening a second-floor window.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Elizabeth Stevens, of the 700 block of E. 41st St., reported she was walking in the 5000 block of York Road yesterday afternoon when a man approached her from the rear and stole her purse. Police said the man escaped with cash and property, all valued at more than $200.
THEFT: Northern District -- Police reported that someone entered the home of Alfreda Carter in the 1000 block of Woodson Road yesterday and stole a television set. Police said the property was valued at more than $600.
THEFT: Northern District -- A 9-year-old resident of the 1000 block of Rectory Lane reported that someone stole his bicycle after he left it unlocked and unattended in front of his house. Police said the bike was valued at more than $200.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Anthony Harrod, of the 1300 block of N. Stricker St., reported he was walking near his home early yesterday when he was attacked by a man who struck him in the face and robbed him of two gold necklaces valued at more than $1,500.
BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 1900 block of W. Lafayette Ave. reported that someone broke into his home by forcing the front door and stole a TV set. Police said the TV was valued at $300.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that property valued at nearly $500 was stolen from a dwelling in the 1800 block of N. Monroe St. after someone gained entry by forcing the rear door. Police said the intruder escaped with a VCR, microwave oven and a computer game.
ROBBERY TRY/SHOOTING: Wilkens District -- Police reported a man was shot last night by the attendant of a gas station in the 6000 block of Baltimore National Pike during an attempted armed robbery. Police said an attendant at the Savon station was walking back to the station shortly after 11 p.m. after waiting on a customer when a man armed with a handgun approached him. Police said the attendant, whose name was not released, pulled out a gun from his waistband, took a shooting position and fired one shot at the gunman. Police said the bullet struck the gunman in the hip. Police said the gunman was taken to the Shock-Trauma Unit in Baltimore, where he underwent treatment and was admitted. Police said attempted armed robbery charges would be placed against the man on his release from the hospital. Police said no charges were expected to be
placed against the attendant, who was not injured.
ROBBERY: White Marsh District -- Police reported a man armed with a large-caliber handgun entered the Pic-N-Pay shoe store in the 7900 block of Belair Road shortly after 9 o'clock last night and forced an employee to give him the contents of the cash register. After taking the money, the gunman forced the employee into a closet before fleeing. Moments later the uninjured employee left the closet and called police.
Anne Arundel County
ASSAULT: Severn -- Police have charged a 40-year-old resident of the 1800 block of Village Square Court with child abuse after officers arrived at the house to investigate a report that a child was being assaulted. After an investigation, police charged Robert Miguel Olva with assaulting his 13-year-old son with a 2-foot piece of wood and his hands. Police said the child was taken to North Arundel Hospital for treatment of minor injuries and released. Bail information on Olva was not available.
CROSS BURNING/ARREST: Glen Burnie -- Police said a cross was erected on the front yard of a woman's home in the first block of Highland Road and set afire by a youth seen fleeing the area. The burning cross, which measured 7 feet high by 2 feet across, was extinguished by firefighters from the Marley station. Later, police arrested a 16-year-old Glen Burnie youth and charged him as a juvenile with cross burning. Police said the occupant of the house, Patricia Helen Baluciak, 40, was asleep Sunday morning and didn't know anything about a cross being burned on her lawn until police arrived. Baluciak, who is of Ukrainian descent, told police she knew of no reason for the act. Police said the arrest came after they received information about a possible suspect. Police said the suspect was released into the custody of his parents and he was to be investigated to see if he belongs to any hate groups.
THEFT: Pasadena -- The resident of a home in the 7800 block of Burgess Road told police someone entered the back yard of his home, hitched his boat and trailer to a car or truck and stole them. Police said the property was valued at more than $33,000.
VANDALISM: Odenton -- Police reported that someone trespassed onto a construction site in the 8200 block of Telegraph Road and started the engine of a backhoe. Police said the person or persons then drove the vehicle around the site before crashing it into a portable toilet. Police estimated the damage at $2,000.
BURGLARY: Severna Park -- Police reported that while the occupants of a house in the first block of Donzi Court were vacationing in Ocean City, someone broke in and stole several pieces of jewelry and cash. Police said the property was valued at more than $15,000.
THEFT: Ellicott City -- Officials of O'Donnell Pontiac at U.S. 40 and U.S. 29 reported that someone entered onto their used-car lot and stole a 1988 Pontiac Firebird. Police said it was not known how the thief got the keys to the car.