ROBBERY: Central District -- Sylvia Simpson, of the 1200 block of Riverside Ave., reported she was putting gasoline in her car at a service station in the 1800 block of N. Charles St. when a man approached and stole her purse, which contained property valued at nearly $200.
THEFT: Central District -- Drew Williams, of the 1300 block of California Ave., reported that while his vehicle was parked in the 200 block of St. Paul St. someone broke a window and and stole carpenter tools valued at more than $2,300.
BURGLARY: Central District -- Police said a bicycle, stereo equipment and a ring were stolen from an apartment in the 1800 block of Eutaw Place after someone got in through a window. Police said the property was valued at nearly $1,400.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Barron McCree, of the 600 block of N. Fremont Ave., reported he was walking in the 600 block of Brune St. when a man came up behind him, reached into his
pockets and stole $60.
THEFT: Central District -- Jacob Y. Milman, of the 10000 block of Baronet Road in Owings Mills, reported his car was parked in the 200 block of E. Redwood St. when someone broke a window and stole stereo radio equipment valued at nearly $300.
THEFT: Central District -- Officials of the Red Cross in the 3700 block of Mount Hope Drive reported that someone broke a window of one of their vehicles while it was parked in the 2000 block of Mount Royal Ave. and stole three mannequins used to teach life-saving techniques. Police said the mannequins were valued at $300.
BURGLARY: Central District -- Employees of the Kelmscott book shop in the first block of W. 25th St. reported that someone forced a rear door of the business and stole a telephone-fax machine valued at $400.
BURGLARY: Central District -- A resident of the 700 block of Washington Place reported that someone broke into his apartment through a window and stole a wallet containing more than $100.
THEFT: Central District -- Police reported that someone broke into an out-of-town air-conditioning company's truck while it was parked in the first block of W. Chase St. and stole a briefcase containing papers. Police said the briefcase was valued at more than $200.
BURGLARY: Central District -- Employees of Janda florist, in the 200 block of Liberty St., told police that someone broke into the shop through a rear window and stole a TV camera and monitor, valued at more than $500.
ROBBERY/ARRESTS: Central District -- Police responding to a report of an armed robbery at Hooters, a restaurant in the Light Street Pavilion at Harborplace, arrested two men. Police said two men entered the rear of the restaurant shortly after 9 p.m. Monday and announced a holdup. After taking more than $900, the men were fleeing the area when police arrived and arrested them without further incident.
THEFT: Central District -- Martha Davis, of the 2000 block of McCulloh St., reported that someone entered her basement and stole four pit bull puppies. Davis told police the dogs were valued at $800 and that she suspects the dogs were stolen by a man she knows.
THEFT: Central District -- John O'Brien, of the 1000 block of Rectory Ave., reported his car was parked in the 300 block of Laurens St. when someone broke into it and stole property valued at more than $2,000.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Marjorie Anderson, of the 3400 block of N. Charles St., reported she was in the 3200 block of St. Paul St. when she was robbed of her purse by a man she knows. Later, police arrested the man and were holding him at the station pending charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Police were seeking a man who accosted Sadie Custis, of the 800 block of Wilbert Ave., while she walked near her home and robbed her at gunpoint of cash and property, all valued at more than $600.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Gary Brown, of the 600 block of McCabe Ave., told police he was in the 5200 block of York Road yesterday afternoon when he was stopped by a man with a handgun who went through his pockets and robbed him of more than $300.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 300 block of St. Paul St. told police that someone broke into a dwelling he owns in the 200 block of W. 27th St. and stole a stained glass window. Police said the value of the window was not known and that entry into the dwelling was through a basement window.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- A 16-year-old resident of the 3600 block of Greenmount Ave. told police she was walking near her home yesterday when a man stole her purse, which contained cash and property valued at nearly $125.
CUTTING: Western District -- Tavon Patterson, of the 1600 block of Edmondson Ave., told police he was standing at Edmondson Avenue and Monroe Street late Monday night when he was stabbed in the back with a sharp object. Police said Patterson was taken to a hospital for treatment and released. He told police he did not see his attacker and knew of no reason why he was stabbed.
ASSAULT: Western District -- Charles Wilson, of the 2200 block of Druid Hill Ave., told police that a man struck him with a hatchet near his home. Police said Wilson sustained injuries to the head and legs and was taken to Maryland General Hospital, where he was treated and listed today in stable condition. Police said a resident of the 2300 block of Etting St. was being sought in the assault.
BURGLARY/ARREST: Western District -- Police investigating a burglary at the St. James Terrace Apartments in the 800 block of N. Arlington Ave. arrested a suspect and were holding him at the station pending charges. Police said the man was seen leaving an apartment with a vacuum cleaner valued at $300.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Stacey Sellers, of the 1300 block of E. 25th St., told police she was in the 2600 block of Edison Highway early yesterday when a man came up behind her and stole her purse, which contained cash and property valued at more than $300.
ROBBERY/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police arrested a resident of the 5500 block of Bowleys Lane and were holding him at the Eastern District lockup pending charges that he robbed a woman of $17 while she talked on an outdoor telephone in the 4900 block of Sinclair Lane early yesterday. Vonunet Davis, of the 2900 block of Carver Road, told police she was robbed after a man placed a hard object in her back while she talked on the phone. Later, police arrested a suspect near the scene.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Employees of the T-Shirt Shop in the 7600 block of Harford Road told police a man entered their store around 9 p.m. yesterday and demanded money while pointing a handgun at them. Police said the man was given a small sum and escaped in a car parked in front of the store.
ASSAULT ON OFFICER: Towson District -- A police officer was injured early today when she fell to the pavement while dodging a bottle thrown at her by one of two city men she was about to question about the destruction of property in the 6900 block of Lachlan Circle. Residents of the circle told police that two men were breaking bottles in the street and appeared to be attempting to break into cars. After getting a description of the men, police said, Officer Deborah Amey was approaching two men men on the parking lot of the Sizzler restaurant at Loch Raven Boulevard near Taylor Avenue shortly after midnight when one threw a bottle at her. Police said that when Amey ducked to avoid the bottle, she fell against a curb and injured her right shoulder. Back-up units arrived and arrested the two men. Amey, police said, was taken to St. Joseph Hospital, where she was treated and released. Police said Steven Earl Daniels, 25, of the 400 block of Whitridge Ave., was charged with assaulting Amey and destruction of property. Eric K. Sherriel, 30, of the 800 block of Nat Court, was charged with destruction of property.
Anne Arundel County
ARMED ROBBERY: Glen Burnie -- An armed man robbed a yogurt shop in Pasadena of an undisclosed sum before herding three employees into a bathroom and ordering them to stay there while he escaped. Police said the man approached the I Can't Believe It's Yogurt store in Festival Plaza, in the 8100 block of Ritchie Highway, late Monday night as three employees were preparing to lock the front door at closing time. The gunman forced them back inside. Once inside the store, the gunman demanded money and was given an undisclosed sum. Police said the man then forced the employees into a rear bathroom and told them to stay there until he was gone. After waiting a few minutes, the employees left the room and called the police.
WEAPON ARREST: Annapolis -- A 17-year-old resident of Baltimore was arrested at a youth center and charged as a juvenile with illegal possession of a handgun. After police received information that a teen-ager had a handgun and bullets, they were patrolling the area around West Washington Street when they spotted a youth fitting the subject's description at the Stanton Recreation Center on West Washington Street. When police searched the youth, they found a handgun and four bullets in his pockets. After charging him, police released him into the custody of his parents.
BURGLARY: Annapolis -- A resident of the first block of Fleet St. reported that someone broke into his home through a window and stole a compact-disc player, tuner and a 10-speed bicycle, all valued at $700.
BURGLARY: Arnold -- Police reported that appliances valued at more than $1,000 were stolen from a dwelling in the 200 block of Jones Station Road after someone broke in through a door.
BURGLARY: Glen Burnie -- Several pieces of jewelry were reported stolen after someone broke into a house in the 1600 block of Marley Road. Police said the jewelry was valued at more than $1,400.
BURGLARY/ARREST: Westminster -- Police investigating a series of burglaries of a home in the 200 block of Nicodemus Road recently arrested a resident of the same road and charged him with multiple counts of burglary and theft. After receiving information about a possible suspect in the case, police arrested Matthew Wayne Parsons, 21, of the 200 block of Nicodemus Road, and charged him with four counts of burglary and theft. A search of Parsons' home turned up $10,000 worth of property taken from the other dwelling. Originally held on $10,000 bond at the county Detention Center, police said, Parsons was released on his own recognizance after appearing at a bail review hearing before a District Court judge.
ROBBERY: Columbia -- Police said a 39-year-old Columbia woman was robbed over the weekend of more than $200 by two teen-age boys after she withdrew the money from an automated teller machine outside a bank in the Hickory Ridge Plaza. Police said the victim, whose name was not released, was walking away from the teller machine at the First National Bank Saturday when two youths approached and ordered her to give up her money. Police said the woman at first hesitated, but gave up her purse when one youth threatened her.