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Baltimore City

RAPES/ARREST: Northern District -- Police reported three women were raped in unrelated incidents between Wednesday night and early yesterday and that a man has been arrested in connection with one of the incidents. About 4 a.m. Wednesday, a teen-ager was assaulted and raped by two men in her Greenmount Avenue home. Later, the teen-ager was treated at Mercy Medical Center and released. In Hampden, a 26-year-old woman reported she was asleep around 3:30 a.m. yesterday when she was attacked by a man armed with a knife who broke into her Keswick Avenue house through a rear kitchen window. Early yesterday, police arrested a man and charged him with raping a woman whom he imprisoned in his house in the 4400 block of LaPlata Ave. for several hours. Police said the victim, who is known by the man, was kept inside the house from 11:30 p.m. Wednesday until shortly after 6 a.m. yesterday, when she was freed. Police said Ralph Antonio Williams, 19, of the LaPlata Avenue address, was charged with rape and false imprisonment. Police said Mr. Williams was held overnight without bail pending a bail review hearing today before a District Court judge.

THEFT: Northern District -- A resident of the 1000 block of Overbrook Road reported that while her car was parked in the 5700 block of Roland Ave., someone broke one of the car's window and stole a purse from inside the vehicle. Police said the purse contained cash and property, all valued at more than $100.

THEFT: Northern District -- Police said a set of rhinestone earrings and a silver serving tray were stolen from a 1990 Mercedes-Benz while it was parked in the first block of Midvale Road between Wednesday afternoon and yesterday morning. The owner of the car, also a resident of the first block of Midvale Road, told police the property was valued at $100.

THEFT: Northern District -- Twenty cassette tapes and a registration card were reported stolen from a 1990 Nissan yesterday while the vehicle was parked in the 800 block of Druid Park Lake Drive. Police said the owner, a resident of the 7900 block of Johnnycake Road in Woodlawn, Baltimore County, reported the thief entered the car by breaking a window.

THEFT: Northern District -- A resident of the 700 block of W. Melrose Ave. reported that someone broke into his 1990 Honda while it was parked near his home yesterday morning and stole 40 compact discs. Police said the property was valued at $600.

THEFT: Northern District -- Officials of the city Department of Transportation reported that someone stole several parking meters from their posts in the 900 block of W. 36th St. Police said the thefts occurred between Feb. 21 and Feb. 26. The meters were valued at $2,775.11.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a dwelling in the 2900 block of Belmont Ave. and stole several appliances and other household items. Police said the property was valued at $700.

ROBBERY/ROBBERY: Western District -- Police said a man broke into a dwelling in the 1700 block of Braddish Ave. Wednesday night and robbed a female occupant of property valued at more than $1,000. The victim reported to police she was home when a man forced his way into her house, assaulted her and demanded money. Police said the man fled the house moments later with more than $100, two coats and other pieces of property. Police said the woman was not seriously injured.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that property valued at more than $1,200 was stolen from a dwelling in the 2000 block of McKean Ave. early Wednesday. Police said someone entered the house through a rear door shortly before 4 a.m. and stole several pieces of clothing, a TV and other items.

BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 1300 block of N. Carey St. reported that several pieces of property were stolen from his home Wednesday night. Police said entry was gained through a rear window and that a TV, telephone, field glasses and other items were taken. Police said the value of the property was not immediately known.

RAPE: Western District -- Police were seeking a man in connection with the rape of a woman over the weekend. The woman told police she was home Sunday morning when a man she knows entered and began assaulting her. During the attack, the woman told police, the man threw her down on a bed and raped her. Following the rape, police said the man escaped by jumping out a second-floor bedroom window. After reporting the incident, the woman was taken to Mercy Medical Center, where she was treated and released.

ASSAULT: Western District -- A resident of the first block of S. Fulton Ave. told police he was in the first block of N. Fulton Ave. around 8 p.m. Tuesday when he was stopped by several youths who warned him to stay out of the area. The victim reported that one of the youths then pulled out a handgun and fired a shot at him. Police said the bullet missed the victim and that the youths escaped on foot.

ROBBERY: Western District -- A driver for Snap On tools told police he was in the 1600 block of N. Fulton Ave. Tuesday night when he was accosted by two men, one armed with a handgun, who struck him over the head with the weapon and shoved him into the back of his company-owned van. The victim told police the men then drove him around for a lengthy period of time before dumping him out on a street and driving off. Police said it was not immediately known if any property was taken from the van.

SHOOTING: Western District -- A resident of the Arbutus section of Baltimore County told police he was driving in the 2400 block of W. Franklin St. around 5 a.m. yesterday when he stopped near a service station to ask several men for directions home. The victim, of the 4400 block of Alan Drive, reported that during a brief conversation, one of the men pulled out a handgun and fired a shot that struck him in the shoulder. The victim told police he was able to grapple with the gunman and take the weapon from him before the man and his companions fled. Police said the man was taken to a hospital for treatment and was released.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police said someone broke into a house in the 1000 block of Edmondson Ave. early yesterday and stole property valued at more than $200. Police said entry was gained by breaking a window and that a 19-inch TV was stolen.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that property valued at more than $800 was stolen from a dwelling in the 500 block of N. Stricker St. after someone gained entry by forcing the front door. Police said the intruder escaped with a VCR and an AM-FM "boom-box" radio.

ASSAULT: Western District -- Police said a resident of the 700 block of N. Carey St. suffered a broken nose yesterday evening )) when he was attacked by three men near his home. The assailants struck him with their fists and lengths of wood. Police said no arrests had been made and that the victim was taken to a hospital, where he was treated and released.

Baltimore County

ROBBERY: Woodlawn District -- Police today continued to check hospitals seeking a man who apparently shot himself accidentally last night during a robbery at the Dunkin Donut shop in the 6000 block of Baltimore National Pike. Police said two men, one armed with a handgun, entered the shop shortly after 1 a.m. today and announced a holdup. After putting one employee into a men's restroom and forcing two others to lie on the floor, the men ordered a fourth employee into the office. There, the employee was forced to open a safe and give the men a metal box and bank bag, both containing money. Police said the men were about to leave the shop when the gunman's weapon discharged. When police arrived at the scene they found blood near a display case, which they followed outside and across the highway. Near where the blood trail ended, police found the metal box and bank, along with a small sum. It's believed the holdup men escaped in a car.

STABBING/ARREST: Woodlawn District -- Police arrested a 17-year-old male and charged him as an adult with the attempted murder yesterday of the manager of a billiards club during an argument. Police said the victim, David Arnold Goldstein, 27, was trying to remove a disorderly youth from the Blue Jay Cue Club in the 6600 block of Baltimore National Pike shortly after 1 p.m. yesterday and was escorting him out the door when the youth pulled out a knife and stabbed Mr. Goldstein in the chest. Immediately after the stabbing, the armed youth escaped. Police said Mr. Goldstein was taken by ambulance to Bon Secours Hospital in Baltimore, where he was listed today in stable condition. Not long after the stabbing, police went to a dwelling in the 1300 block of Sudvale Road near Pikesville and arrested Joshua L. Greenburg, of that address. Police said the Greenburg youth was returned to the station and charged with assault and assault with intent to murder. Police said the accused appeared before a District Court commissioner last night and was ordered held without bail pending a bail review hearing today in District Court.

ROBBERY: Garrison District -- Police said a colorfully dressed man robbed the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in the 7100 block of Liberty Road last night at gunpoint. Police said a man armed with a sawed-off shotgun entered the restaurant shortly before 9:30 p.m. and announced a holdup. After being given an undisclosed sum from at least one cash register, the man ran out a door and was seen driving away. Police said the gunman was wearing a lime-colored knee-length trench coat, red tennis shoes, a beige hat, dark sunglasses and had an orange bandanna covering half of his face. Police said the getaway car was blue.

Anne Arundel

ROBBERY: Parole -- Police today continue their search for a man who robbed the First American Bank of Maryland Tuesday morning of an undisclosed sum. Police said a man wearing a mask, blue jeans and a dark-colored ski jacket entered the bank at Parole Plaza around 11 a.m. Tuesday and demanded money from a teller while pointing a handgun at her. After the teller gave the man money from her cash drawer, the gunman ran out the door and escaped.

DTC DRUG ARRESTS: Fort Meade -- Police said two Annapolis men were arrested Tuesday following an altercation at a basketball game between two high schools and were charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute. The men, Wallace Winfield Williams Jr., 18, of the first block of Pleasant St., and Vincent Rudolph Jones, 19, of the 1100 block of Eastport Terrace, were fighting during a game between Meade and Annapolis high schools at Meade High when the fight was broken up by county police working a security detail at the game. When the men were arrested for disorderly conduct, police searched each of them and found a combined more than 30 grams of cocaine.

BURGLARY: Glen Burnie -- A resident of the 600 block of Pamela Drive reported that someone broke into his home through a door and stole several pieces of fishing equipment. Police said the property was valued at more than $400.

BURGLARY: Laurel -- Police reported that hand and power tools valued at more than $1,000 were stolen from a dwelling in the 8100 block of Brock Bridge Road after someone gained entry by forcing a door.

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