SHOOTING: Central District -- Daniel Savage, 20, of the 800 block of W. North Ave., reported he was sitting on the front steps of a house in the 800 block of Lennox St. Saturday afternoon with a friend when two men, one armed with a handgun, approached. Police said the gunman fired one shot at Savage, striking him in the knee. Police said the gunman and his accomplice escaped and Savage was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where he was treated and released.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Police reported Donald Keeney, 33, of the 2300 block of Eutaw Place, was riding his bicycle in the 2100 block of Jordan Alley around 7 p.m. Saturday when he was stopped by two unarmed men who demanded his money. Police said Keeney was then pulled from his bike by the men who robbed him of nearly $70.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Terrell McFadden, 22, of the 5000 block of Dickey Hill Road, reported he was in the 400 block of W. Hoffman St. Saturday morning when he was accosted by two men, one armed with a handgun, who robbed him of his cash and jewelry. Police said the property was valued at more than $1,300.
THEFT: Central District -- Police were seeking two men and a woman in the theft of nearly $600 from an elderly female resident of the 1100 block of Bolton St. Police said the 79-year-old victim was entertaining the suspects in her home Saturday when she left them for a few minutes and went to the first-floor. Police said that when the woman returned to the second floor, the woman was there but the two men were gone. After several minutes, the woman also left. Later, the victim realized that money she kept in a kitchen cabinet was gone. Police believe the three befriended the victim to gain her confidence before stealing her money and that the scam may be committed against other elderly people.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Gregory Haynie, of the 800 block of Park Ave., reported he was walking in the 1000 block of Cathedral St. around 10 p.m. Saturday when he was stopped by a man armed with a handgun who demanded his money. Haynie told police he gave up more than $300 from his wallet and described the robber as being 6 feet 3 and weighing more than 200 pounds.
BURGLARY: Central District -- Employees of TOPS, the temporary employment service in the 400 block of N. Howard St., reported that someone broke into their office over the weekend by opening the window of a rear door. Police said it was not known if any property was taken.
THEFT: Central District -- Police reported that someone broke into a vehicle owned by an out-of-town farm while it was parked in the 400 block of E. Saratoga St. yesterday morning and stole more than $1,000. Police said the money was inside a cash box and that the theft occurred while the employee was away from the vehicle for less than 30 minutes.
ASSAULT: Northeastern District -- Matthew Elmore, 19, of the 3900 block of Sinclair Lane, reported that during an argument early yesterday at his home with another man he was cut with a knife. Later, police arrested John Robinson, 19, of the 4200 block of Clareway, and charged him with assault by cutting. Police said Elmore was not seriously injured. Robinson was held overnight at the Eastern District pending a bail review hearing by a District Court commissioner.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- James King, of the 3800 block of Ednor Road, told police someone entered his home between Thursday and yesterday and stole jewelry valued at more than $900. King told police the jewelry was kept in a bedroom dresser.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 3600 block of Delvern Ave. reported someone broke into his home through an open front window and stole a 35mm camera, camera case and a 20-inch bicycle. Police said the property was valued at more than $2,000.
ARSON: Northeastern District -- John Sheaton, of the 700 block of Holabird Ave., reported that someone placed a chair next to a garage he owns in the 3400 block of Erdman Ave. and set it afire. Police said the fire, reported at 3:30 a.m. yesterday, destroyed the chair and caused $500 damage to the garage. Later, police arrested a 26-year-old resident of the 3700 block of Bonview Ave., and were holding him at the Eastern District pending charges of arson, and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone forced their way through a window into a townhouse in the 6600 block of Pioneer Drive and stole a VCR valued at $400.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police said someone broke the front window of George's Grill in the 6100 block of Belair Road with a brick, then reached inside and stole a meat slicer. Police said the slicer was valued at $1,000.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Danean Jones, of the 1100 block of N. Stockton St., told police she was in the 4900 block of Hillen Road early yesterday when she was approached from the rear by two men. Police said one of the men grabbed her purse while the other ripped a gold chain from her neck. Later, police arrested two suspects in the robbery and were holding them at the Eastern District pending formal charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner. Police said Jones' property was recovered.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone entered the property of Rudolph Wiley of the 5400 block of Remmell Ave. and stole a power lawn mower valued at nearly $300.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Kenneth McFarland, of the 7600 block of Daniels Ave., told police that someone entered a patio in the rear of his house yesterday and stole a bicycle valued at nearly $150.
ASSAULT/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police arrested a man and were holding him at the Eastern District pending charges that in the 4300 block of Nicholas Ave. he assaulted a 26-year-old woman and her young daughter. Police said the victims, Sheila Gaddy and her daughter, Sheila, 4, were struck with a wrench by a man during an argument. Police said neither victim was seriously injured.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police today were seeking two men who stole nearly $175 worth of cigarettes from a deli in the 4800 block of Bowleys Lane. Police said two men in their 30s entered Hobbit's deli shortly before noon yesterday and fled moments later with several cartons of cigarettes.
SHOOTING: Western District -- Police said George Laphaarte, of the 3900 block of Liberty Heights Ave., was in the 2500 block of Pennsylvania Ave. early yesterday when he was accosted by a man armed with a handgun who shot him in the upper back. Police said Laphaarte was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center for treatment and was listed in the stable condition today. Police said the gunman escaped.
ASSAULT: Western District -- Dwayne Brown, of the 200 block of N. Fremont Ave., told police he was shot at by a man with a rifle shortly before 1 a.m. yesterday. Police said Brown was not injured and that a 70-year-old resident of a high-rise apartment house in the 200 block of N. Fremont Ave. was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon. Police said Cleveland Fields was being held at the station pending a bail hearing.
STABBING/ARREST: Western District -- Police reported a woman was arrested and charged with stabbing Antonio Carroll, of the 1600 block of W. Lanvale St., with a knife at her home Saturday night. Police said Carroll was stabbed in the right shoulder and left back and was today listed in stable condition at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The woman, Patricia Banks, also of the 1600 block of W. Lanvale St., was charged with assault by stabbing and was held overnight at the women' detention center pending a bail hearing today in District Court.
ROBBERY/ARREST: Woodlawn District -- Police yesterday arrested one man and were seeking two others in the armed robbery of a clothing store in the 1800 block of Whitehead Road. Officer David L. Carney reported that three men, one armed with a 9mm Smith & Wesson semi-automatic handgun, entered the High Energy clothing store at 2:25 p.m. and announced a holdup. Carney said the men escaped, taking with them a small amount of money and several pieces of clothing, all valued at $500. Carney said a witness jotted down the license number of the trio's get-away car. It was registered to a resident of the 2300 block of Allendale Road in the city. Carney said he drove to Allendale Road and while awaiting city and county back-up units spotted a man come out of a house and walk toward the car, a Toyota. Carney said he stopped the man and arrested him at gunpoint. A search of the man turned up a 9mm handgun believed used in the robbery. Later, police learned that two other men accompanied the suspect into the house earlier and that the city police SWAT team was called. A search of the house failed to find the men. Carney said the other two men probably escaped when they heard him order the man he arrested to stop. Carney said the suspect, a 34-year-old city man, was being held at the station pending armed robbery and deadly weapon charges.
ARREST: Annapolis -- Police arrested a man who couldn't pay for a ride in a limousine from Annapolis to Dulles International Airport and back. Police said a Virginia resident hired the vehicle from Regency Limousine Service in Silver Spring to drive him from the first block of Franklin St. to Dulles and back. Police said when the four-hour round-trip was completed, the man gave the driver a credit car to cover the $370 cost. However, the credit card could not cover the cost and the man was unable to get friends and relatives to make up the difference. Police were called to the scene by the driver and arrested Paul M. Haddad Jr., 23, of Falls Church. Police said Haddad was charged with failure to pay a bill.
BURGLARY: Sherwood Forest -- A resident of Bethesda who keeps a summer home in the 400 block of Alan-Adale told police that someone entered her home while it was unoccupied and stole jewelry valued at more than $25,000. Police said the woman usually kept the front door unlocked and that there were no signs of forced entry. The woman told police the jewelry was kept hidden inside a sock in a dresser drawer and that nothing else was disturbed. Reported stolen was a 2-carat diamond ring worth $10,000; a 2-carat diamond lavaliere set in 14-carat gold tiffany, worth $10,000, one pair of half-carat earrings worth $4,000; and an Omega white gold watch worth $1,500. Police said the theft occurred in late July and that the victim delayed reporting it because she was embarrassed.
BURGLARY: Annapolis -- Police reported that someone broke into the laundry room of an apartment building in the 2000 block of Allen Drive and stole a coin-operated washing machine. Police said the appliance was valued at more than $500 and reportedly contained more than $100 in quarters.
THEFT: Annapolis -- The resident of a dwelling in the 100 block of West St. reported that someone used his automatic teller machine card to remove $180 from the owner's account.
BURGLARY: Annapolis -- Police reported that someone broke into a house in the 2000 block of Renard Court and stole a computer and a computer monitor. Police said the property was valued at $2,000.