BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 900 block of Chestnut Hill Ave. reported that someone forcibly entered her home early yesterday and stole a telephone and cash. Police said the property had a combined value of nearly $1,800 and that entry was gained by opening a combination dining room door and window.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that a deliveryman for Maria's PA restaurant in the 5400 block of Harford Road was making a delivery in the 3000 block of Weaver Ave. Tuesday night when he was accosted by two men, one armed with a handgun, who threatened to shoot him if he didn't give up his money. Police said one of the men robbed the deliveryman of his cash and the keys to his 1984 Chevrolet, which they stole.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 5400 block of Todd Ave. reported that someone broke into his outdoor storage shed and stole a 1986 Yamaha motorcycle. Police said the vehicle was valued at $800.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Lawrence James, of the 2900 block of Huntingdon Ave., told police he was walking near his home early yesterday when he was attacked by three men who struck him with their fists and robbed him of cash and property, all valued at more than $400.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Clarice Martin, of the 2700 block of Boone St., told police she was walking in the 3100 block of Old York Road yesterday afternoon when she was approached from the rear by a man who stole her purse. Police said the man escaped with cash and property, all worth more than $400.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police today are seeking the person who broke into a dwelling in the 300 block of E. Belvedere Ave. yesterday and stole cash, a telephone and three watches. Police said the property was valued at more than $400 and that the intruder gained entry through a kitchen door.
SHOOTING: Northern District -- Michael Lanteon, of the 800 block of Argonne Drive, reported he was walking in the 600 block of McCabe Ave. around 6 p.m. yesterday when he heard three gunshots. Police said Lanteon then felt a sharp pain in his stomach and was later taken to an area hospital for treatment. Police said it was not known if Lanteon was intentionally shot by someone or hit by a bullet meant for someone else.
THEFT: Northern District -- Patricia Amish, of the 5200 block of Patriot Lane in the Thunder Hill section of Columbia, told police someone entered her place of employment in the 1700 block of Rogers Ave. and stole her purse. Police said the purse contained cash and property, all valued at nearly $150.
THEFT: Northern District -- Employees of The Gap, a clothing store in the 500 block of E. Belvedere Ave., told police a man entered the store around 9 p.m. last night and stole 10 pairs of pants. Police said the pants were valued at nearly $400.
THEFT: Northern District -- Karen Patterson, of the 2300 block of Barclay St., told police that someone stole her bicycle after she locked it and left it for a short period of time in the 2800 block of Greenmount Ave. Patterson told police the bike was valued at $100.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 500 block of Chestnut Hill Ave. reported that someone broke into his home through a rear second-floor door and stole nearly 200 compact discs. Police said the value of the property was not known.
RAPE/ARREST: Western District -- Police arrested a man and charged him with raping a woman inside a house in the 1200 block of Braddish Ave. Police said the victim reported that she was forced to accompany the man into the house at knifepoint and was raped. The woman was treated at a hospital and released. Later, police arrested Gerald Medley, 29, of the 1200 block of Braddish Ave., and were holding him at the station without bail pending a bail review hearing today before a District Court judge.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that a portable AM-FM radio was stolen from a dwelling in the 3900 block of Keswick Road after someone gained entry through a rear kitchen window. Police said the burglary occurred between Tuesday and yesterday.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Carroll Williamson, of the 2300 block of Mosher St., reported he was in the 2200 block of Riggs Ave. Tuesday afternoon when he was attacked by a man who robbed him of his tennis racket, racket cover and knee brace after striking him in the face. Police said the sports equipment was valued at nearly $150.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Police said Clarence Parker, of the 1800 block of Warwick Ave., reported to police that he was robbed of a gold ring, watch and $7 Tuesday night by a man armed with a handgun who attacked him as he walked in the 1500 block of N. Bentalou St. Parker told police he didn't know the value of the property and that the ring has his initials on the inside of the band.
SHOOTING: Western District -- Michael Bennett, an out-of-town resident, reported he was in the 600 block of N. Pulaski St. when he was approached by a man known to him as "Donald," who pulled out a handgun and shot him in the leg. Police said the gunman escaped and that Bennett was taken to the University (( of Maryland Medical Center, where today he was listed in good condition.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Police said a driver for the Belle Isle Cab Co. told police he was robbed of his money by two men he picked up who ordered him to drive them to the 1500 block of Whitelock St. The driver, whose name was not available, told police he picked the men up in the 1500 block of W. North Ave. and was in the 1500 block of Whitelock St. when they told him to stop. The cabbie reported that one man pulled out a handgun and ordered him to give up his cash. After robbing the cabbie, the gunman and his accomplice fled the scene on foot.
SHOOTING: Western District -- John Jones, of the 2700 block of W. North Ave., reported he was walking a block from his home Monday night when he was attacked by a man who pulled out a handgun and shot him in the left foot. Police said Jones was taken by ambulance to the Liberty Medical Center, where he was treated and released. Police said the gunman had not been arrested and they had no motive for the shooting.
ROBBERY/ARREST: Western District -- Tyrone Palmer, of the 5100 block of Levindale Road, told police he was in the 2200 block of Brunt St. yesterday when he was stopped by a man armed with a handgun who robbed him of $5 and a length of extension cord. Police said officers investigating the robbery arrested Paul Conway, 24, of the 500 block of Gold St., and charged him with armed robbery. Police said Conway was held overnight at the station in lieu of $20,000 bond and is to appear today before a District Court judge at a bail review hearing.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Police said property valued anearly $2,000 was stolen from a dwelling in the 1100 block of N. Mount St. after someone gained entry by force. Police said the burglar escaped with a stove and water heater.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Sharer Allen, of the 1600 block of Mosher St., told police she was near her home around noon yesterday when she was assaulted by two men who robbed her of $10.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Police today were seeking a gunman who accosted Sharon Thomas, of the 800 block of Spedden St., as she walked in the 2200 block of W. Lanvale St. yesterday afternoon and robbed her of cash and property, all valued at more than $400.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that property valued at nearly $450 was stolen from a home in the 3300 block of Auchentoroly Terrace after someone gained entry by forcing the front door. Police said the burglar escaped with a VCR and a telephone answering machine.
BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 500 block of N. Carrollton Ave. told police that $100 in cash was stolen from his home yesterday afternoon after someone gained entry by forcing the front door.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Larkin Byrd, 30, of the 2300 block of Division St., told police he was in the 500 block of Baker St. around 9 p.m. yesterday when he was attacked by a man who rTC knocked him to the ground and robbed him of nearly $40.
BURGLARY: Essex District -- A resident of the first block of Fenway North told police that someone broke into his apartment and stole a VCR. Police said the property was valued at more than $200. Entry was gained by cutting out a section of screen over a window and then opening the window.
BURGLARY/ARREST: Essex District -- Police investigating a burglary in the first block of Contact Court in Aero Acres arrested a man and were holding him at the station pending a bail hearing today in District Court. Police said Michael Liller, 22, of the first block of Plastic Court, around the corner from the burglary, was charged with breaking into the dwelling and stealing a wallet containing more than $200. Police said entry into the house was through a door.
Anne Arundel County
ARREST: Glen Burnie -- Police arrested a 32-year-old man and charged him with breaking into the home of an elderly woman over the weekend and robbing her of money before assaulting her. Police said the arrest of James Roy Sutton, of the 300 block of Gloucester Drive, came after investigators found a wallet outside the victim's house. Police said the 74-year-old victim was asleep early Sunday when she was awakened by a man in her bedroom. Police said the man forced the woman into another room where she removed $100 from a dresser drawer and gave it to him. After striking and kicking the woman, the man fondled her as she lay on the floor before fleeing. Police seeking clues found a wallet outside the house near a window that had been broken. Papers in the wallet led police to a service station on Aquahart Road, where they arrested Sutton. While searching the man, police found a necklace that was identified as belonging to the victim.
THEFT: Westminster -- Police reported that someone broke into a pickup truck parked at a construction site at Md. 140 and Bethel Road and stole a hammer drill, two screw guns, two scale levels, hammers, screwdrivers and a carpenter pouch. Police said a reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the thief.
THEFT: Columbia -- Police today continued seeking a man who stole two diamond rings from a jewelry store at the Mall while posing as a customer. Employees of Bailey Banks and Biddle said a man entered the store around 11:30 a.m. Monday and asked to look at diamond rings. When the employee gave two rings to the man, he ran out of the store and onto the crowded mall. Police said the rings had a total value of $5,000.
ROBBERY: Elkridge -- Police reported two men robbed a service station in the 5800 block of Washington Blvd. of an undisclosed sum of cash after placing a handgun to the back of a female attendant. Police said two men entered the Elkridge Amoco station Monday night and asked for change. When the attendant opened the cash register, one man ran behind the woman and placed the barrel of a handgun in her back. Police said the men then removed money from the cash register and fled out the front door. Police said the employee was shaken by the incident but not injured.