ASSAULTS/ARREST: Western District -- Police arrested a man Saturday night and charged him with three counts each of assault by pointing a deadly weapon at three people and possession of a deadly weapon. Police said three people, two of them residents of the 2000 block of Belair Road and the third from the 1800 block of Lorman St., were in a house in the 1800 block of Lorman about 9 p.m. Saturday when a man pointed a 12-gauge shotgun at them and threatened to shoot. Someone in the house called police and Officer David Miller arrived a few minutes later. Police said Officer Miller confronted the man and arrested him without incident. Charged and being held at the police station in lieu of $10,000 bail pending a bail review hearing today in District Court is Danny Bryant, 42, also a resident of the 1800 block of Lorman St.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Police said an unlicensed taxi driver who lives in the 4300 block of Elderon Ave. reported he was driving in the 1800 block of Warwick Ave. about 2 p.m. yesterday looking for someone to give a ride to when he stopped to pick up a man. Police said the hacker had gone a short distance when the passenger demanded his money while keeping one hand in a plastic bag as though he was carrying a gun. Police said the hacker complied, giving the man nearly $20.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Police said a resident of the 2000 block of Warwick Ave. was walking in the 2800 block of W. North Ave. early Saturday when he was stopped by a man in his 20s who grabbed him around the neck and demanded his money. Police said the man fled with $40.
ROBBERY TRY/ARREST: Western District -- Police arrested two men and were holding them at the station pending a bail review hearing after each was charged with attempted armed robbery and using a handgun in the commission of a felony. Two men, one of the 200 block of N. Payson St., and the other from the 2100 block of E. Fayette St., told police they were walking in the 100 block of N. Gilmor St. early yesterday when they were stopped by two men, one armed with a .32-caliber semiautomatic pistol and the other with a large-caliber semiautomatic, who demanded their money. Police said the incident was witnessed by two police officers, Frank Blucher and Michael Kain, who gave chase and caught both gunmen. Police said the .32-caliber handgun was recovered from one of the suspects but that a Glock 9mm handgun the other man was carrying was thrown away during the block-long chase. That gun, police said, was not found. Charged and held overnight on $15,000 bail each are Bryant Taylor, 22, of the 1500 block of Penrose Ave., and Wendell Morris, 17, of the 5600 block of Sinclair Lane, who was charged as an adult.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that an 11-year-old resident of the 5000 block of Denview Way was assaulted last week near his home by an older youth who also stole the victim's bicycle. Police said the victim was riding his bike when another youth struck him with his fist, causing him to fall to the pavement. Police said the other youth rode off on the bike, valued at nearly $200.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 5000 block of Conant Way reported that someone broke into her apartment last week by forcing a window and stole property valued at nearly $500.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- An employee of Herr's Foods in the 8600 block of Cherry Lane in Laurel reported that someone broke into his company-owned truck while the vehicle was parked in the 4400 block of Forestview Ave. and stole a compact disc player valued at $400. Police said entry was gained by breaking one of the truck's windows.
BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 500 block of Sanford Place reported that someone broke into his home through a rear door and stole property valued at more than $2,000. Police said the intruder escaped with more than $500, several pieces of jewelry and several coats.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Police said property of unknown value was stolen from a dwelling in the 1000 block of Edmondson Ave. after someone gained entry over the weekend by forcing a door. Police said the burglar escaped with two pairs of tennis shoes, three hats and a jacket.
BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 900 block of N. Mount St. reported that property valued at $200 was stolen from his home over the weekend after someone gained entry by forcing the front door. Police said the burglar escaped with a 19-inch TV set.
RAPE: Western District -- A woman reported she was given a ride by a man early yesterday who drove her several blocks and then raped her inside the vehicle. The woman reported that after accepting the ride by a man driving a gray Pathfinder, the man drove to the 1400 block of Braddish Ave. There, the woman reported, the man struck her several times before raping her. After the man drove off, the woman called police, who took her to the University of Maryland Medical Center for treatment.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Police said someone broke into a liquor store in the 2800 block of Edmondson Ave., that is undergoing renovation and stole hand and power tools valued at nearly $1,200. Police said the break-in occurred between Saturday night and yesterday morning and that entry was gained through a rear window.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 6000 block of The Alameda reported that someone broke into her home over the weekend and stole two gold rings. Police said the property was valued at $70 and that entry was gained by breaking a window. Police said rooms on the second floor were ransacked.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Employees of Wells discount liquors in the 6300 block of York Road reported that someone broke into their business early yesterday by breaking a window and attempted to open the cash register. Unable to open the register, police said the intruders fled without taking any property, police said.
THEFT: Northern District -- A resident of the 1300 block of E. Cold Spring Lane reported that someone broke into his car after he left it parked on the 28th Street exit ramp from the southbound lane of the Jones Falls Expressway over the weekend. The victim told police that when he returned to his car early yesterday he discovered that someone had entered it by breaking a window and stole the radio and a gold bracelet. Police said the property was valued at more than $800.
ASSAULT: Northern District -- A resident of the 2600 block of Park Heights Terrace reported that in her home yesterday evening a man she knows pointed a shotgun at her and threatened to shoot. Police said the woman was not injured and the man fled and is being sought.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Police reported a resident of New Jersey was in the 4700 block of Roland Ave. about 7 p.m. yesterday when he was stopped by two men, one armed with a .22-caliber handgun, who demanded he give them his money. Police said the victim gave up his wallet containing cash, and a gold chain he was wearing. Police said the property was valued at more than $350.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Police said a man armed with a handgun entered a deli early yesterday evening and ordered the clerk to give him the contents of the cash register. Police said a man entered Park's deli in the 2900 block of Huntingdon Ave. about 5 p.m. and told an employee who was standing behind the counter to give him all the money in the cash register. Police said the clerk complied, giving the gunman an undisclosed sum of cash.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 5400 block of Springlake Way reported that someone forced his way into his garage yesterday afternoon and stole a 24-inch mountain bike. Police said the multispeed bike was valued at more than $200.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that property valued at more than $500 was stolen from a dwelling in the 3600 block of Greenmount Ave. after someone gained entry into the bedroom by climbing up the fire escape yesterday morning. Police said the intruder escaped after stealing a TV, computer game, game tapes and cash.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police said camera equipment was stolen yesterday after someone broke into a house in the 2900 block of Greenmount Ave. Police said entry was gained by breaking a rear window and that the burglar escaped with a 35mm camera, lenses and a camera bag. Police said the property was valued at $600.
ROBBERY: Garrison District -- An Owings Mills resident told police he was walking in the 11400 block of Reisterstown Road shortly before 11 p.m. yesterday when he was stopped by two men, one armed with a handgun, who demanded he give up his money. Police said that after the victim gave the men his wallet and watch, the gunman's accomplice struck the victim in the head with a baseball bat. Police said the two men escaped, running toward Highfalcon Road. The victim, police said, was not seriously injured.
Anne Arundel County
ASSAULT/ARREST: Glen Burnie -- A 28-year-old Glen Burnie woman was arrested last week and charged with assault with intent to kill the resident of a house on Colonial Knoll in the Heritage Hills section after the victim refused to allow the woman inside to remove several pieces of personal property. Police said the victim, a 29-year-old man of the 6400 block of Colonial Knoll, was home shortly after 2 a.m. Friday when a woman called him and said she was coming over to remove some of her property from the house. Police said he told the woman to make arrangements at a later time to remove her property. A short time later, the woman arrived armed with a .45-caliber semiautomatic handgun. After knocking on the door, the woman reportedly fired two shots into the house. She then broke out two windows and climbed into the house before firing three more rounds. Police said none of the bullets hit the man. Inside the house, he subdued the woman and held her for police. After her arrest, the woman was taken by police to the North Arundel Hospital for treatment of minor injuries and released. Charged with assault with intent to kill and using a handgun in the commission of a felony was Sherry Ann Pappas, 28, who gave the Colonial Knoll dwelling as her address.
BURGLARIES: Glen Burnie -- Police investigating several burglaries of businesses between Glen Burnie and Annapolis say the break-ins may have been committed by the same person. In each of the incidents, police said entry was gained by breaking a window and that only money from cash registers was taken. The businesses hit over the past two weeks were two auto supply stores in Pasadena, a store in Severna Park, a Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. store and office in Annapolis and the Hunan Chef restaurant in the 7900 block of Ritchie Highway.
BURGLARY: Arnold -- A resident of the 200 block of Rugby Cove Road reported that someone broke into his home through the carport last week and stole marble fireplace mantles from the living room. Police said the property was valued at more than $3,000.
BURGLARY: Glen Burnie -- Police reported that someone broke into a liquor store in the 6600 block of Ritchie Highway last week and stole several cartons of cigarettes and other items of merchandise. Police said the property was valued at more than $1,600 and that entry was gained by forcing a door.