THEFT: Northern District -- Richard Arnold, of the 3500 block of Beech Ave., reported that someone stole a bicycle valued at nearly $200 from his property over the weekend.
THEFT: Northern District -- Michael Volatile, of the 1300 block of W. 40th St., reported that someone broke into his car that was parked near his home over the weekend and stole more than $100.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Police reported that Lawrence Howard, of the 500 block of E. 38th St., was home around 1 p.m. yesterday when someone broke into his house and assaulted him. Police said the man robbed Howard of cash and property, all valued at several hundred dollars.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 4000 block of Roland Ave. reported that someone broke into his home over the weekend through an unlocked rear door and stole a bicycle was valued at $400.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that someone forcibly entered a dwelling in the 800 block of Argonne Drive and stole a toaster, an iron and $200.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that a pool cue, watch, shower shoes, an antique camera and a clock radio were stolen from a dwelling in the 3100 block of N. Charles St. after someone cut a screen and opened a window. Police said the property was valued at more than $600.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 400 block of Arundel Beach Road in Anne Arundel County reported that someone broke into a dwelling she owns in the 300 block of E. 25th St. and stole a cassette player, camera, tools, a lounge chair and a tape recorder. Police said the property was valued at nearly $270 and that entry was gained through an unlocked window.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Martina Staggers, of the 1600 block of Moreland Ave., told police she was in the 1800 block of N. Smallwood St. early yesterday when she was stopped by two men who demanded her money and property. Police said Staggers complied, giving the men cash and property, all valued at more than $600.
ASSAULT: Western District -- Sherrie Moore, of the 200 block of N. Mount St., reported that in the 1200 block of W. Lexington St. Saturday night she was assaulted by a man who pressed a knife to her neck. Police said Moore resisted and was cut on the right arm. Police said the man fled. Moore was treated at Bon Secours Hospital and released.
ASSAULT: Western District -- Police reported that Ernest Jones, of the first block N. Gilmor St., was at home Saturday night when he was attacked by a man who struck him over the head with a bottle. Police said the man escaped and Jones was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center where he was treated for a laceration and released.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Michael Randolph, of the 1300 block of Mountmor Court, was near his home Saturday night when he was accosted from the rear by a man who struck him over the head with a handgun and robbed him of an undisclosed sum of money.
STABBING: Western District -- Police reported that Tommy Knuckles, of the 2600 block of Edmondson Ave., was in the 2100 block of W. Lafayette Ave. Saturday night when he was attacked by two men, one with a knife. Police said Knuckles was stabbed in the chest and was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where he was listed in critical but stable condition today. Police said they had no motive for the attack.
ASSAULT: Western District -- Nathaniel Foster, of the 1500 block of W. Fayette St., told police he was in the 100 block of N. Stricker St. yesterday when he was attacked by a man who pulled out a knife and stabbed him in the chest. Police said the man fled and that Foster was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where he was treated and held overnight for observation.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Police today were seeking a man in the robbery early yesterday of John Harris, of the 2300 block of W. Lexington St., as he walked in the 900 block of W. Baltimore St. Police said Harris was alone around 3 a.m. when he was stopped by a man with a knife who demanded his money. Police said the man fled with more than $100. Harris was not injured.
ASSAULT: Western District -- Police today were seeking a woman who attacked Kyafa James, of the 800 block of Edmondson Ave., and cut him on the face with a knife Saturday night at her home in the 2800 block of Clifton Ave. Police said the injury was slight and James refused medical treatment by the crew of a city fire department ambulance.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Janice Alston, of the 300 block of N. Gilmor St., reported she was in the 1400 block of N. Carey St. around 7 p.m. yesterday when she was stopped by a man known to her as "Butch." Alston told police the man assaulted her and stole more than $5 out of her pockets. Police said Alston was expected to seek a warrant for the man's arrest.
ROBBERY TRY: Western District -- Police said Steven Hyatt, of the 2200 block of Madison Ave., was in the 1300 block of W. North Ave. last night when he was stopped by a man with a handgun who demanded his money. Police said Hyatt refused to comply and entered a nearby house to get a knife to defend himself. Police said the gunman was gone when Hyatt came back.
ASSAULT: Western District -- Walter Gary, of the 4100 block of Mountwood Road, told police he was in the 1900 block of W. Fayette St. when he was attacked by a man he knows who struck him in the face with a piece of wood. Police said Gary was not seriously injured. A resident of the 1900 block of W. Fayette St. was being sought in the attack.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone entered the back yard of Sandy Rappaport, 35, of the 3500 block of Chesterfield Ave., and stole her $400 bicycle. Police said a second bike, the property of Roberta Engeling, 40, of the 500 block of Brisbane Road, also was stolen. Engeling's bicycle also was valued at $400.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 1300 block of Lakeside Ave. reported that someone broke into his home over the weekend and stole cash, a TV and a radio. Police said the value of the property was more than $700.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone forcibly entered a dwelling in the 3000 block of Christopher Ave. and stole stereo equipment valued at $2,000. Police said entry was gained by breaking a basement window and unlocking a door.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police said property valued at more than $300 was stolen from a dwelling in the 4300 block of Brehm's Lane over the weekend after someone entered by forcing open a basement door. Police said the intruder made off with two television sets and two telephones.
BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Employees of the Corman Construction Co. in the 3400 block of Winterbourne Ave. reported that someone broke into one of the trailers while it was parked on the property and stole items of unknown value.
ROBBERY: Garrison District -- Police reported that two men, one with a sawed-off shotgun and the other a knife, forced three employees of the Sizzler Restaurant in the 10200 block of Reisterstown Road back inside the business after closing early today and forced one of them to open the office safe. Inside the restaurant, the armed men forced two of the employees into the kitchen and ordered them onto the floor. Police said the men then took the manager into the office, where they forced him to open the safe and give them its contents. Police said the men fled with an undisclosed sum of money.
Anne Arundel County
RAPE: Glen Burnie -- Police today were seeking a 27-year-old Dundalk man in the rape of a 23-year-old woman Saturday in her apartment. Police said the victim, a waitress at a bar, was getting out of her shower about 4 a.m. yesterday when she was attacked and raped by a man she had dated for four months before recently ending the relationship. During the rape, police said, the man struck the woman several times with his fists. Afterward, the woman went to a District Court commissioner and reported the rape. Police then took the woman to North Arundel Hospital, where she was treated and released.
DRUG ARREST: Shady Side -- Police arrested a 30-year-old man outside a Glen Burnie apartment complex and charged him with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute. Police said Stefan Aaron Scott, of the 5800 block of Shadyside Road, was being sought on a warrant charging him with narcotic violations when he was spotted by officers outside the apartment building. Police said Scott was arrested without incident. Polices said Scott was wanted on a warrant charging him with distribution of cocaine. While searching him, police said, officers found 10 rocks of crack cocaine and a pager in his possession.
ABDUCTION TRY: Brooklyn Park -- Police said 17-year-old girl reported that while walking down Ritchie Highway near Arundel Corporation Road a man who was driving by stopped and asked if she wanted a ride. The girl, a resident of the 5200 block of Kranme Ave. in the Brooklyn Heights section of Brooklyn Park, told police the man got out of the car and tried to force her into the vehicle. The girl told police she resisted and struck the man with her purse. Police said the motorist, about 40 to 45 with a bushy mustache, drove off. Police said the girl did not get the car's license number.
BURGLARY: Hanover -- Police reported that someone broke into a dwelling in the 7900 block of Myers Drive by forcing the front door and stole several pieces of jewelry. Police said the value of the jewelry was not known.
ASSAULT/ARREST: Glen Burnie -- Police arrested a 19-year-old Glen Burnie man and charged him with sexually assaulting two women last month. Police said the women were approached in an apartment complex in Glen Burnie by a man who attempted to rape them. Police said the women resisted, causing him to flee before he could complete the act. Later, after information about the man's identity was learned, police went to an apartment in the 400 block of Ingram Court and arrested William Howard Mills Jr. and charged him with two counts each of attempted rape and attempted sexual assault. Police said Mills was released on $10,000 bond.
BURGLARY: Glen Burnie -- A resident of the first block of Ivy Lane reported that someone broke into his home through a front window and stole a purse containing cash and personal items, all valued at more than $200.
BURGLARY: Glen Burnie -- Police reported that property valued at nearly $240 was stolen from a dwelling in the first block of Country Club Drive after someone entered through a rear window.
SUSPICIOUS FIRE: Finksburg -- A fire that caused extensive damage to a barn in the 1800 block of Lakeland Drive in the Lakeland Heights section early today is under investigation by county and state fire officials. A spokeswoman for the county's fire dispatch office said the fire was reported at 2:59 a.m. and declared under control at 3:28 a.m. The contents of the barn were not known, but the estimate of damage was expected to be high, officials said. Several pieces of equipment from county volunteer fire companies and two from the Liberty Road and Arcadia fire stations in Baltimore County were dispatched. No injuries were reported.