Baltimore CityTHEFT: Southeastern District -- Police said...

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THEFT: Southeastern District -- Police said someone broke into a fire department ambulance yesterday evening while its crew was administering first aid to a patient inside a house in the 700 block of N. Milton Ave. and ransacked the vehicle's interior. Police Lt. Ernest Meadows said it was not immediately known what, if any, medical equipment or supplies were stolen. Emergency medical technician Carl Harp, 29, reported he and another medic assigned to Ambulance 16 arrived at their destination at 7:30 p.m. and entered a house to aid a person who complained of being ill. As required, the vehicle's doors were locked by the medics before they entered the house. Mr. Harp reported that when he and the other medic left the house at 7:39 p.m., they discovered that someone had forced open the locked rear door of the ambulance and ransacked the interior, opening cabinet drawers and strewing the contents about.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Employees of Bob's Mount Washington Auto Repairs in the 5700 block of Falls Road reported that someone broke into the garage between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning and stole a metal-cutting torch. Police said the 100-pound piece of equipment was valued at nearly $400 and that entry into the building was through a door.

THEFT: Northern District -- A resident of the 300 block of E. 25th St. reported that someone entered the back yard of his home between Monday and Wednesday and stole a 40-foot extension ladder and hooks to secure it to a building. Police said the ladder was valued at more than $600.

THEFT: Northern District -- Police said someone entered a room inside a house in the 3500 block of St. Paul St. several days ago and stole several pieces of jewelry. The victim told police the theft of three rings apparently occurred in mid-April and that they were valued at more than $1,000.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- A resident of the 100 block of E. 25th St. reported she was walking toward her home early yesterday when she was stopped by a man who ordered her to give up her purse. Police said that when the woman told the man to leave her alone, he struck her in the face and stole her purse. Police said the man escaped with cash and property, all valued at nearly $80. Police said the woman was not seriously injured.

THEFT: Northern District -- Police said someone stole a multi-speed bike from the 3400 block of N. Calvert St. by cutting its security chain. The bike, property of a resident of the 2600 block of N. Calvert St., was valued at $400.

ROBBERIES: Northern District -- Two students at the College of Notre Dame in the 4700 block of N. Charles St. reported they were walking in the 5800 block of York Road early yesterday when they were stopped by a man armed with a handgun who demanded their money. Police said the gunman forced the two females against a wall and robbed one of $25 and the other of $17.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- A resident of the 3800 block of Rexmere Road reported he was in the 400 block of E. 32nd St. around 1 p.m. yesterday when he was stopped by two men who asked for a match. Police said that before the victim could react, one of the men pulled out a handgun and ordered the man to give up his money. Police said the gunman and his accomplice escaped with cash and property, all valued at more than $300.

ROBBERY: Western District -- A resident of the 700 block of Druid Park Lake Drive reported he was walking in the 1800 block of Walbrook Ave. Wednesday afternoon when he was stopped by a man with a handgun who ordered him to give up his money. Police said the gunman robbed the victim of $17 and his tennis shoes.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Members of the We Friends Social Club in the 1300 block of W. Baltimore St. reported that someone broke into the building between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning and stole a 25-inch TV. Police said the property was valued at $600 and that entry was gained by forcing the front door.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police said property valued at nearly $1,800 was stolen between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning after someone broke into a house in the 700 block of Whitmore Ave. Police said a camera, cash, three rings and a gold chain were stolen after someone entered through a rear door.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that several kitchen cabinets and doors were stolen after someone broke into a house in the 200 block of N. Carey St. Wednesday night. Police said the dwelling is city owned and is under renovation. The value of the cabinets and doors was not known.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police reported a man robbed the Atlantic Federal Savings and Loan Association in the 3300 block of Belair Road yesterday of an unknown sum. Police said the man entered the thrift shortly before 10 a.m. and ordered a teller to give him all the $50 and $100 bills in her cash drawer.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Employees of the city's Lake Montebello water filtration plant in the 3900 block of Hillen Road reported that someone broke into the maintenance shop yesterday and stole an 18-inch chain saw and a 10-ton floor jack. Police said the equipment was valued at more than $1,500.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that a man armed with a 9mm semiautomatic handgun entered the Wawa convenience store in the 5700 block of Belair Road yesterday evening and ordered a clerk to give him the contents of the cash register. Police said the gunman escaped with an undisclosed sum following the 7 p.m. robbery.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 5200 block of Darien Road reported that while his 1982 Chevrolet truck was parked in the 6000 block of Belair Road between April 23 and yesterday, someone broke into the vehicle and stole nearly $300 worth of tools.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police said someone broke into a home in the 5300 block of Eastbury Ave. yesterday and stole a 50-shot 9mm assault rifle, a VCR and a 12-inch TV. Police said the property was valued at more than $1,000 and that entry was gained by breaking a basement window.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Employees of Ed's Bar in the 3300 block of Belair Road reported that someone broke into the business early yesterday and stole more than $900 from a cash register and a safe. Police said the intruder turned off the alarm after entering the building.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police said a microwave oven valued at nearly $400 was stolen from a dwelling in the 1400 block of Gittings Ave. yesterday after someone broke into the house by forcing open the kitchen door.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 2500 block of Edgecombe Circle North reported she was walking in the 5200 block of Bowleys Lane around 9 p.m. yesterday when she was attacked by two men who shoved her into some nearby bushes and struck her with a handgun. Police said the men robbed the woman of $35. The victim sustained a minor head injury but did not require medical attention.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police said property valued at nearly $900 was stolen from the basement of a dwelling in the 4600 block of Asbury Road between Tuesday and yesterday. The victim, a 39-year-old man, told police someone broke into a storage area in his basement and stole tools, a 17-foot extension ladder, a grinder, a vise and a jack.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Police reported two men, one with a handgun, accosted three men in the 4100 block of Frederick Ave. Tuesday night and robbed them of cash and jewelry. Police said one of the victims, a resident of the 200 block of N. Longwood St., was robbed of cash and property, all valued at nearly $350. The other victims, both of the 200 block of Diener Place, were robbed of their cash and jewelry, all valued at $500.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- A resident of the 2800 block of Sunset Drive reported that someone broke into her home early Wednesday and stole a leather jacket. Police said the jacket was valued at nearly $500.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Police said a VCR and a radio were stolen from a dwelling in the 3100 block of Strickland St. between Tuesday night and yesterday morning. Police said the property was valued at nearly $500 and that entry was gained by forcing a rear door.

Baltimore County

BURGLARY: Garrison District -- Police reported a man armed with a handgun entered the Arnold Bakery Thrift Store in the 7100 block of Reisterstown Road around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday and ordered an employee to empty the cash register. Police said the gunman, who was in his mid-20s, ran out of the front door after being given an undisclosed sum and was last seen running toward the rear of the store.

ROBBERY: Woodlawn District -- Police continue to search for three men who accosted two other men as they walked in the first block of Wyndmoor Place shortly before 10 p.m. Wednesday and robbed the victims of an undisclosed sum. The victims, both residents of the Wyndmoor Place area, told police that two of the men were armed with handguns. Following the robbery, police said, the robbers and an accomplice drove off in a dark blue Ford, possibly an LTD Crown Victoria.

Anne Arundel County

STABBING: Lothian -- Southern District police said a 40-year-old man remains hospitalized after being stabbed several times during an incident near the Dash-In convenience store at Routes 4 and 408 late Wednesday night. Police said Lester Conroy Evans, of the 5200 block of Sands Road, staggered from behind the store shortly after 10 p.m. Wednesday. He had been stabbed in the chest, abdomen and arm. Police said customers tried to stem the flow of blood. Mr. Evans was in critical condition today at the Shock Trauma Center at Prince George's General Hospital in Cheverly, where he was flown by a State Police Med-Evac helicopter. Police said the victim is unable to tell them what occurred.

Howard County

ARREST: Columbia -- County Police last night arrested a man and were holding him in connection with the attempted armed robbery of a police officer who was posing as a pizza deliveryman as part of an undercover investigation into several armed robberies in recent weeks. At 10:15 p.m., someone called Pizz-A-Boli's in the 7100 block of Oakland Mills Road and ordered food to be delivered to a house in the 5900 block of Camelback Lane. Police said when an officer posing as a delivery worker arrived at the address, he was confronted by a man wearing a ski mask who demanded his money. A second officer arrived just as the assailant pulled out a gun. Police said the gunman fired several shots at the officers who returned fire but did not hit the man. The gunman fled into a nearby woods and was located a short time later by a State Police helicopter equipped with a heat sensing device and arrested without incident. Charged with assault with a deadly weapon and attempted robbery was Stephen Scott Santos, 22, of the 6400 block of Elffolk Terrace in Columbia. Police said Mr. Santos may be responsible for at least four other robberies of pizza delivery workers that occurred in the Owen Brown section of Columbia in April.

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