Baltimore CityBURGLARY: Southeastern District -- Police reported...

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BURGLARY: Southeastern District -- Police reported that someone broke a front window of the Hillen grocery store in the 1000 block of Hillen St. over the weekend and stole several cartons of cigarettes that were on a display rack. Police said the value of the cigarettes was not available.

ASSAULT/ARREST: Southeastern District -- Police arrested a man yesterday and were holding him at the station pending charges that he stabbed another man with a knife during an argument in the victim's apartment early yesterday. Police said the victim, Anthony Boston, 22, of the 100 block of Aisquith St., was stabbed several times during an argument around 3 a.m. and was taken by ambulance to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he was treated and released. Police said the suspect was arrested near the scene without incident and was expected to be charged today before appearing at a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.

ROBBERY: Southeastern District -- Michael Sansone, of the 1300 block of Baylis St., reported he was in the 100 block of N. Glover St. late Sunday night when he was accosted by two men who knocked him to the ground and robbed him of $25 in cash.

BURGLARY/ARREST: Southeastern District -- Police responding to a burglary in the 3400 block of O'Donnell St. during the weekend arrested a man who broke into the house through a kitchen window. Police said no property was taken and that the suspect was being held at the station pending charges.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police said a man forced a female attendant at an Amoco service station at North Avenue and Belair Road to give him money from the cash register early yesterday after pouring a small amount of gasoline onto the tray used to collect money and threatened to set it afire. Police said the man, who had been at the station earlier and bought 50 cents worth of gasoline that he put in a bleach bottle, approached the attendant's booth around 5:30 a.m. and ordered her to give him money from the cash register. When the attendant was slow to respond, police said, the man poured some gasoline from a container onto the cash tray and told the employee he would light it if she didn't give him money. Police said the woman complied, giving the man an undisclosed sum of cash. Police said the man did not set fire to the cash tray.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Employees of the Maryland Lumber Co. in the 2600 block of W. Franklin St. reported that someone broke into their building by forcing a garage door and stole property of unknown value.

SHOOTING: Western District -- Anthony McLeod, of the 1100 block of N. Dukeland St., reported he was in the 1600 block of Booker Court yesterday afternoon when he was attacked by a man who shot him in the back and left leg with a handgun. Police said McLeod was taken by ambulance to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where he was listed in critical condition today.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that during the weekend someone broke into the Foxes Den, a tavern in the 2600 block of Pennsylvania Ave., through a rear door and stole and undisclosed sum of money out of the cash register. Police said the burglar also stole three video games and escaped by climbing onto the roof.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- A resident of the 2600 block of Hafer St. reported that someone broke into her home by forcing the front door and stole property valued at nearly $1,000.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Gabriel Akparewa, a cab driver, told police he was in the 200 block of N. Monastery Ave. shortly at 4 p.m. yesterday when a man he picked up earlier ordered him to stop. Police said the man pulled out a weapon and ordered the driver to turn over his money. Police the man escaped with nearly $90.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- William Kuhn, of the 300 block of S. Smallwood St., reported he was in the 2000 block of W. Pratt St. yesterday afternoon when he was assaulted by a man who knocked him off his bicycle. Police said Kuhn fell to the pavement and was trying to get back up when the other man rode off with his bike. Police said the bike was valued at more than $200.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Police reported a 35-year-old Howard County woman was robbed of her money and keys Saturday by a man who attacked her while she was leaving her car in the 100 block of S. Warwick Ave. Police said Jung Son Yi, of the 5400 block of Luckpenny Place in Columbia, was walking away from her car when a man walked up to her and demanded her money. Police said Yi, a seamstress with limited understanding of English, at first didn't understand what the man was saying and hesitated. Police said the man reached into the woman's pants pockets and stole her money and keys. Yi, who declined medical treatment, suffered skinned knees and elbows during the robbery.

ROBBERY: Southern District -- Tommy Coumeris, of the 1400 block of 5th St. in Brooklyn, reported he was in the 100 block of S. Monroe St. yesterday when he was accosted by two men, one armed with a knife, who robbed him of his wallet, cash and Rolex watch. Police said the robbers escaped with cash and property, all valued at nearly $8,300.

THEFT: Southern District -- Divah Dykes, of the 2200 block of Jefferson St., told police that while her car was parked in the 1200 block of S. Howard St. over the weekend someone broke a vent window and stole 15 cassette tapes and a box to store them in. Police said the property was valued at more than $160.

THEFT: Southern District -- Donna True, of the 1600 block of E. Fort Ave., reported that after several people left her home Sunday following a party she entered her car parked near her home and discovered that someone had stolen more than $100.

THEFT: Southern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a car while it was parked in the 1100 block of S. Howard St. between Sunday night and yesterday morning and stole an electric drill and several hand and power tools. The owner of the property, Gregory Hopkins, a resident of Washington, told police the items were valued at more than $500.

BURGLARY/ARREST: Southern District -- Police responding to a burglary at the home of of a man who died recently entered the house and arrested a man who had broken in with the intent to steal property. Police said a resident of the first block of S. Carrollton Ave. died several days ago and that his home was unattended Saturday when a man broke in. Police said nothing appeared missing from the home.

THEFT: Southern District -- An employee of Interspec, Inc. a Pennsylvania firm, reported that while his company-owned vehicle was parked in the 100 block of E. West St. between Friday and yesterday, someone broke into the vehicle and stole a medical equipment analyzer valued at $22,000.

ASSAULT: Southern District -- Tanya Solomon, of the 300 block of S. Fulton Ave., reported that at her home yesterday evening she was attacked by a man who struck her with a trash can and then bit her. Police said Solomon was not seriously injured and the man was being sought. Police said the assault grew out of an argument.

ASSAULT/ARREST: Southern District -- Police arrested a man yesterday afternoon and charged him with multiple counts of aggravated assault of two men in the 200 block of S. Stricker St. Police said the man struck George Shure and Jeffrey Shure, both of the 200 block of S. Stricker St., around 2 p.m. with a shovel. Police said both men were taken to an area hospital, where they were treated for chest injuries and released. Held overnight at the police station pending a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner was William Grady, also a resident of the 200 TC block of S. Stricker St.

SEX ASSAULT: Southern District -- Police today were seeking a man who posed as an unlicensed taxi cab driver and sexually assaulted a woman whom he offered a ride. Police said the victim, a 27-year-old resident of Reisterstown, was standing at Washington Boulevard and Hollins Ferry Road shortly before 10 p.m. when a "hacker," an unlicensed car driver, drove up and asked if she needed a ride. Police said when the woman entered the car, the man drove to the 1900 block of Maisel St. There, according to the woman, the man pulled out a knife and forced her to partially disrobe. The woman told police the man then threatened to cut her and forced her to perform a sex act. Afterward, the man ordered the woman out of the car and drove off. Police said the woman was not injured and refused medical treatment at a hospital. The woman told police the man was driving a gray car but did not recall the vehicle's license number.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 6300 block of The Alameda reported that someone broke into his home Sunday and stole a compact disc player, head-phones, tape deck and a collectible whiskey bottle. Police said the property was valued at more than $3,000.

THEFT: Northern District -- Candice Watkins, of the 4700 block of Alhambra Ave., reported a man she knows entered her home over the weekend and stole her briefcase, two fur-lined leather coats and other items. Police said the property was valued at more than $1,000.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 3700 block of Old York Road reported that property valued at more than $200 was stolen from his home after someone entered through a kitchen door. Police said the burglar escaped with a 20-inch TV set and a set of head-phone.

THEFT: Northern District -- Kevin Harris, of the 800 block of Dartmouth Road, told police that someone broke into his home Sunday and stole a VCR valued at $400.

THEFT: Northern District -- A cellular phone and its carrying case were stolen after Melvin Weaderhorn, of the 6200 block of York Road, left it in the lobby of his apartment building. Polie said the property was valued at $500.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that someone forced their way into a dwelling in the 2900 block of N. Charles St. and stole property valued at $600. Police said a refrigerator and a VCR were reported stolen.

THEFT: Northern District -- Amy Sussman, of the 2300 block of Crest Road, told police that someone entered the back yard of her home over the weekend and stole a wooden playhouse. Sussman told police the playhouse was valued at nearly $200.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 400 block of Northway told police that someone broke into his garage between Thursday and yesterday and stole his lawn mower. Police said the property was valued at more than $200.

Baltimore County

ARSON: Woodlawn District -- Police said several people were forced to evacuate an apartment building in the first block of Albess Court at the Savoy East Apartments in Rockdale last night after someone set fire to a basement storage locker. Police said the fire damaged apartments at 5 and 7 Albess Court. Police said no injuries were reported and the apartment management put up several people in area motels, while others found temporary shelter with friends and relatives. Police said the fire, reported at 7:02 p.m., was declared under control at 7:55 p.m. Fire equipment from paid and volunteer stations at Randallstown, Woodlawn, Pikesville, Owings Mills, Lansdowne, Garrison, Reisterstown, and Liberty Road responded to the fire. Police said the fire was under investigation by the arson squad.

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