SEX ASSAULT: Southeastern District -- Police yesterday arrested a 26-year-old woman and charged her with forcing a 12-year-old boy to engage in sexual intercourse with her. Police said the victim was approached by the woman, who forced him into her apartment in the 100 block of Aisquith St. There, police said, the boy was forced to have sex with the woman. After the boy was released, he reported the incident to a relative. Later, police investigated and charged Veronica Parker with sexual assault. Police said Parker was held overnight at the women's detention center pending a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.
BURGLARY: Southeastern District -- Members of the Waters AME Church in the 400 block of Aisquith St. reported that someone hid inside their church between Sunday afternoon and early Monday and stole money from an office desk drawer before escaping out a window.
BURGLARY: Southeastern District -- Someone broke a window in the Jefferson Financial firm in the 1400 block of E. Lombard St. over the weekend and stole office equipment valued at nearly $2,500.
ROBBERY: Southeastern District -- Wanda Harris, 33, of the 800 block of Park Ave., reported she was walking in the 400 block of N. Gay St. yesterday afternoon when she was approached from the rear by a man who stole more than $100 worth of food stamps she was carrying in her hands. Police said Harris was slightly injured when she struggled with the man.
BURGLARY: Southeastern District -- A resident of the 1000 block of S. Potomac St. reported that someone broke into her home through a side window and stole a VCR and a cassette player, together valued at $800.
ROBBERY: Southeastern District -- Wanda Black, 26, of the 6400 block of Pulaski Highway, reported she was in the 1900 block of E. Pratt St. Sunday night when she was assaulted by a man who grabbed her around the neck and robbed her of $25 in cash and a pack of cigarettes. Police said a 23-year-old resident of the 200 block of S. Patterson Park Ave. is being sought.
ROBBERY: Southeastern District -- Two couples walking in the 200 block of S. Exeter St. early Sunday reported they were robbed by two men, one armed with a handgun. Police said Neil Vocke, 22, an out-of-town resident, was robbed of $42; Lisa Wiseman, 22, and Kim Tai, both of the first block of Thurmont Court in Putty Hill, were robbed of a total of $35, and Christopher Pulaski, of the 300 block of Gusryan St., was robbed of $25.
RAPE: Southeastern District -- Police today were seeking a man in the rape of a 51-year-old woman on the grounds of a school in the 600 block of N. Central Ave. Police said the woman was walking near the school about 7:30 p.m. Saturday when a man with a handgun forced her to accompany him to a dark area on the grounds, where he raped her. The woman was treated at Francis Scott Key Medical Center.
BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 1100 block of N. Calhoun St. reported that someone broke into her home through rear window and stole a 19-inch TV set, a 13-inch TV and a VCR, all valued at $700.
ASSAULT: Western District -- Ronald Johnson, of the 300 block of Baker St., reported he was in the 2100 block of N. Dukeland St. when he was attacked by a man who struck him several times with a piece of metal pipe. Johnson was taken to the Liberty Medical Center for treatment. Police were seeking a 45-year-old man known to Johnson.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Police reported that Frank Bates, of the 4400 block of LaPlata Ave., was in the 1500 block of W. Baltimore St. when three men accosted him, struck him with their fists and robbed him of his wallet containing more than $100.
SHOOTING: Western District -- Police said Craig Smith, of the 500 block of Archer St., was admitted to the University of Maryland Medical Center after being shot in the left leg during an attempted armed robbery in the 1600 block of W. Lexington St. Police said a man with a handgun accosted Smith and ordered him to give up his jacket. Smith refused and began to walk away, but the gunman shot him and fled.
BURGLARY/ARREST: Western District -- Police reported that a woman broke into the Tuerk House, a treatment center in the 700 block of Ashburton St., and was arrested. Police said the woman was being held at the women's detention center at the Central District station pending formal charges and a bail hearing.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Alice White, of the 2600 block of Robert St., told police she was in the 2100 block of Druid Hill Ave. when she was assaulted by two men who pushed her to the ground and robbed her of property and cash, all valued at $300.
BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Police reported that property valued at nearly $400 was stolen from a house in the 2500 block of Hollins St. after someone gained entry by forcing a rear door.
THEFT: Southwestern District -- Romana French, of the first block of N. Shasta Circle in Owings Mills, reported that someone broke into her parked car in the 4100 block of Stokes Drive early Sunday someone and stole clothing valued at $100.
RAPE: Southwestern District -- Police said a woman was held for several hours inside a house in the 500 block of Division St. by a man who repeatedly raped her. Police said the woman was forced to accompany the man to the house about 8 p.m. Saturday and didn't release her until early Sunday. The woman said the man held a knife to her body and threatened to kill her during the assaults. After the assailant let her go, the woman was treated at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- The manager of the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in the 2300 block of Frederick Ave. told police he was leaving the restaurant Sunday morning with weekend receipts when a man accosted him and demanded the money. Police said the manager gave the robber an undisclosed sum of cash. Police said no weapon was displayed.
BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- A resident of the 800 block of N. Augusta Ave. reported that someone broke into his home by forcing a door and stole property valued at nearly $1,300.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Annabell Thornton, of the 4900 -- block of Aberdeen Road, reported that someone broke a window of her parked car in the 2300 block of Belair Road and stole a radio valued at more than $200.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Herbert Holmes, of the 3900 block of Kenyon Ave., reported that someone entered his home and stole a $300, .25-caliber semiautomatic handgun from a closet. Police said several people had access to the weapon.
ARRESTS: Northeastern District -- Police responding to a report of shoplifting at the Farm Fresh store in the 2400 block of Belair Road arrested two women in possession of items valued at nearly $30. Police said the women were held overnight at the women's detention center pending formal charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Michelle Morton, 26, of the 3000 block of Mayfield Ave., reported that a male acquaintance entered her home between Saturday and yesterday and stole $300. Morton told police the money was in a hiding place that was known by the man.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Jeff Countess, a resident of Virginia, reported he was in the 1700 block of Windemere Road last evening when two youths, one with a gun, robbed him of $100.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Alphonso Culp, of the 1600 ++ block of E. 32nd St., was walking near his home last night when two men, one armed with a handgun, robbed him of $25.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 5100 block of Cedgate Road reported that someone broke into his home through a basement window and stole a handgun valued at $500.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Willie Greenwood, of the 5400 block of Northwood Drive, reported that someone entered onto his property and stole a lawn mower and an extension ladder, together valued at nearly $350.
ROBBERY: Woodlawn -- Police said a man with a handgun entered the Chung Wa restaurant at Johnnycake Road and Ingleside Avenue shortly after 10 p.m. Sunday and ordered an employee to give him the contents of the cash register. Police said the employee handed over an undisclosed sum of cash.
ESCAPE/CAPTURE: Cub Hill -- Police last night caught one escapee from the Charles H. Hickey School and today were seeking two others. Police said three boys, all 16 and from Baltimore, escaped from the school at 8:30 p.m. Later, one of the boys was captured without incident and returned. It was not known for what offenses the boys were being held at the school or how they escaped. Two weeks ago, four boys escaped from the school while being transferred from one building to another. A search of more than two hours by police on the ground and in a helicopter resulted in the capture of two near the school grounds shortly after the escape. Later, a third was caught. Police said one earlier escapee remains free.
THEFT: Westminster -- Robert M. Rutkowski, of the 1600 block of Valley Drive, reported that someone stole a Honda three-wheel all-terrain vehicle from the back of his pickup truck while the truck was parked near his home. Rutkowski said the ATV was valued at $1,300.
VANDALISM: Millers -- Police said someone used an unknown object to scratch the side of a 1981 Toyota pickup owned by Brian K. Furchef while the vehicle was parked in the rear of his house in the 4500 block of Miller Station Road. Furchef told police someone also stole two BB rifles that were inside the vehicle. Police said the damage to the truck and the value of the BB rifles totaled $500.
ROBBERY/ARREST: Edgewood -- Police arrested a 25-year-old Street woman and charged her with robbing a convenience store of under $300 last week. Police said an investigation into the unarmed robbery of the Dash In store led to the arrest of Stephanie Aleisa Holland on robbery and theft charges. Police said Holland was being held at the county's detention center in lieu of $10,000 bond.
BURGLARY: Bel Air -- A resident of the 700 block of Jessie Court reported that someone broke into his home and stole jewelry valued at $800.
VANDALISM: Bel Air -- Police said someone trespassed onto private property in the first block of Ronnie Ave. and caused more than $3,000 damage to a swimming pool.
BURGLARY: Churchville -- Property valued at more than $5,000 was stolen from a dwelling in the 200 block of Goucher Way after someone gained entry by force. Police said the intruder escaped with jewelry, coins and other personal items.
BURGLARY: Columbia -- Police reported that someone broke into a home in the 5000 block of Green Mountain Circle and stole a radio. Less than an hour earlier, a man broke into a home in the 5500 block of Green Mountain Circle, but was scared away when the occupants heard a noise.
BURGLARY: Ellicott City -- A resident of the 4500 block of Rolling Meadows Road reported that someone forcibly entered his home through a basement window and stole computer equipment and jewelry, all of undetermined value.