Baltimore CitySHOOTING: Central District -- Police today...


Baltimore City

SHOOTING: Central District -- Police today continued their search for a gunman who fired several shots into a crowd of people outside Odell's nightclub in the first block of E. North Ave. Saturday night, seriously wounding a teen-ager. Police said the injured included a 24-year-old man and five youths, ages 15 to 17. Police said a man who had been involved in a fight outside the club returned to the scene a few minutes later with some friends in a brown Nissan Maxima. Police said that when the car neared the front of the club, the man who had been in the fight stood up in the car's open sunroof and fired several shots from a handgun. Police said the car sped off, leaving wounded people lying on the sidewalk. Police said all six were taken to hospitals and treated and released, with the exception of Antoine Sawyer, 16, of the 700 block of W. Mulberry St., who was shot in the chest and admitted in serious condition.

SHOOTING: Eastern District -- Police said Lynn Eric Norris, 26, of the 2400 block of E. Eager St., was in serious condition today at the University of Maryland Medical Center after being shot once in the back by two men during an apparently drug-related incident. Police said Norris was standing at Preston and Rose streets early Saturday afternoon when a dark-colored Ford Bronco occupied by two men stopped. Police said the two, one carrying a handgun, got out of the vehicle and shot Norris in the back when he attempted to run. Police said that before the gunman and his accomplice got back into the vehicle, they robbed Norris of a quantity of drugs.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- Sammy Dunbar, of New York City, reported he was in the 4900 block of York Road early yesterday when he was accosted by two men, one with a semiautomatic handgun, who robbed him of his wallet containing more than $100 and then stole his 1987 Nissan.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 4300 block of Wendover Road reported that someone broke into his home over the weekend and stole property valued at $400. Police said the intruder unlocked a window screen, then opened the window.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that someone opened a door of a house in the first block of York Court and stole a wallet containing $100.

THEFT: Northern District -- Charles Evans, of the 2600 block of Liberty Heights Ave., reported that while his 1985 Jeep was parked in the 4500 block of N. Charles St. yesterday afternoon someone broke into it and stole a brown sports bag containing clothing valued at more than $200.

BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 1300 block of N. Calhoun St. reported that someone broke into her home through a second-floor rear window and stole meat and bakery goods.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that someone broke into a house in the 2100 block of N. Dukeland St. over the weekend and destroyed two TVs and a VCR. Police said the intruder also cut the telephone and cable TV wires. Police said damage was estimated at $700 and that no property appeared to have been taken from the home.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Willie Jones Jr., of the 1300 block of W. North Ave., told police he was in his house Saturday cleaning out a closet with the help of two men when they robbed him of his wallet containing nearly $80. Jones told police that when he turned his back after removing something from the closet, the men forced him to give up his wallet at knifepoint.

STABBING/ARREST: Western District -- Police said Thomas Flowers, 16, of the 1600 block of Lorman St., was listed in good condition today at the University of Maryland Medical Center after being stabbed in the abdomen while playing a computer game in his bedroom Saturday night. Police said Flowers was playing the game around 11 p.m. Saturday when his mother told him to turn it off. Police said the two became involved in an argument and that Flowers was stabbed with a 12-inch-long knife. Police said Sheila Patterson, 36, of the same address, was arrested and taken to the Women's Detention Center at the Central District, where she was charged with assault with intent to murder. Police said Patterson was held at the center for a bail hearing today before a District Court commissioner.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Police said a girl was riding her bicycle in the 2100 block of Walbrook Ave. last night when she was assaulted by two boys who shoved her off the bike and stole it. Police said the 26-inch multispeed model was valued at ++ nearly $200. They said the girl was not injured.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that someone climbed up a fire escape to break into a house in the 1800 block of W. Baltimore St. and stole a VCR valued at nearly $250. Police said a man who lives in the 2400 block of Edmondson Ave. is being sought.

ASSAULT: Southwestern District -- Whitehead Dockert, of the block of S. Woodington Road, reported that at his home over the weekend he was assaulted by a man who struck him over the head with the top of a table. Police said Dockert was not seriously injured and the attacker was being sought.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Police reported that someone broke into an apartment in the 5300 block of Carriage Court over the weekend and stole a TV set of unknown value. The burglar got in by breaking out a pane of glass in a door and then opening the door.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Jeniffer Patterson, of the 300 block of N. Monroe St., told police she was in the first block of S. Calverton Road over the weekend when she was accosted by a man with a handgun who robbed her of $200.

THEFT: Southern District -- Penny Chim, of the 900 block of Medfield Road, told police that while her car was parked in the 100 block of W. Conway St. yesterday evening someone broke into it and stole property valued at $800.

THEFT: Southern District -- Police reported that property valued at $400 was stolen from a dwelling in the 1400 block of W. Lombard St. over the weekend.

ROBBERY TRY: Southern District -- Police today were looking for a man who attempted to rob the Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel in the 300 block of S. Charles St. over the weekend. Police said a man entered the lobby and demanded money from the desk clerk. Police said when the desk clerk refused and told him to leave, the man turned and walked out of the hotel. Police searched the area surrounding the hotel but did not find a suspect.

Baltimore County

SHOOTING: Garrison District -- Police said a 16-year-old city youth was shot in the upper left leg shortly after 10 p.m. yesterday while walking in the 6800 block of Alter St. by the driver of a car that passed by him. Police said the victim, whose name was withheld, was transported by ambulance to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where he was treated and admitted in good condition. Police said the shooting may have been the result of an earlier incident between the victim and another male, reportedly the driver of the car. Police said that at the time of the shooting the victim was walking with two other teen-agers, but no other injuries were reported.

ROBBERY: Garrison District -- Jerry K. Owens, 37, of the first block of Woodthorne Court in Owings Mills, told police he was at Reisterstown and Painters Mill roads shortly before 8 p.m. yesterday when a man with a semiautomatic handgun walked up and demanded his money. Police said that after Owens gave the gunman an undisclosed sum, the robber ran across Reisterstown Road and headed north toward Rosewood Lane and the Garrison Forest Shopping Center.

Anne Arundel

OFFICER SHOT: Fort Meade -- County and state police today were searching for two men in the Friday night shooting of Officer Gregory Overstreet. Police said Overstreet was shot twice in the chest shortly before midnight Friday but the body armor he was wearing saved his life. Overstreet was on foot patrol behind an apartment development in the 1900 block of Arwell Court when he came upon two men talking. When Overstreet neared them, one threw two crack cocaine rocks on the ground before they ran in different directions. Police said Overstreet caught one man. During a struggle, the man fired a gun twice, striking Overstreet in the chest. Police said the man bolted and ran and Overstreet followed him for a short distance before falling to the ground. Overstreet was taken to North Arundel Hospital in Glen Burnie, where he was treated for minor chest injuries and released early Saturday.

DRUG ARRESTS: Annapolis -- Police arrested three men and charged them with possession of cocaine after investigators found more than a dozen grams of cocaine in the office of a bail bondsman. Police said Royal Jacob Adams, 30, and Trody D. Redding, 24, both of the 1400 block of Middletown Road in Annapolis, and Damon D. Crowdy, 21, of the 400 block of Broadneck Road, were charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute. Police said a search and seizure warrant served at Dale Dickerson Bail Bonds in the 1400 block of Middletown Road resulted in the finding of 15 grams of cocaine, valued at nearly $1,800. Also seized, police said, were some prescription drugs. They said evidence at the bail bond office led to the arrest of the three men and that at least one more arrest was expected to be made as a result of the seizures.

BURGLARY: Glen Burnie -- A resident of the 100 block of Sloan Drive reported that someone broke into his home through a door and stole several pieces of jewelry of undetermined value.

BURGLARY: Glen Burnie -- Police reported that a cordless telephone valued at $70 was stolen from a dwelling in the 200 block of Warfield Road after someone got in through a window.

BURGLARY: Glen Burnie -- Police reported that nearly $400 was stolen from a dwelling in the 7800 block of Americana Circle after someone broke in. Police said the money was in a wallet, which also was stolen.

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