SHOOTING: Central District -- A Forest Park man was shot in the chest during an attempted robbery at 1:20 a.m. in the 1700 block of Eutaw Place. Police said Carl Pendleton, 39, of the 3300 block of Belle Ave., was stopped by two men, one armed with a handgun, who demanded his money. But after the shot was fired, the gunman and his accomplice fled without robbing Mr. Pendleton, who was rushed by ambulance to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where he was listed today in critical condition.
ROBBERY: Western District -- The owner of an auto repair garage in the 1100 block of West North Avenue reported he was robbed of an undisclosed sum of cash yesterday morning. Lee Quillen, 46, owner of Quillen's Amoco station, told police he was walking to his office after picking up a bank bag containing cash from the booth next to the self-service gas pumps about 8 a.m. yesterday and was in the company of another employee when a man wearing a ski mask and armed with a gun approached. The gunman took the bank bag and ran east on North Avenue.
ROBBERY/ARRESTS: Western District -- Police arrested two men and charged them yesterday with the armed robbery of a man in the 1800 block of N. Fulton Ave. Police said the men also were charged with an armed robbery at in East Baltimore about an hour earlier. Police said a resident of the 3000 block of Tioga Parkway reported he was in the 1800 block of N. Fulton Ave. about 3 a.m. yesterday when he was robbed of his money by two men, one armed with a handgun. The victim told police the men drove off in a white car. Later, Officer Edward Gorwell spotted the car in the 1100 block of Whitelock St. and arrested the occupants. The men, Rahem Elalikhidr, 22, of the 2100 block of Jefferson St., and Gerry Martin, 25, of the 1200 block of Lindenleaf Court, were identified by the victim and charged with armed robbery. Police said the two men also were charged with robbing a person about an hour earlier at North and Greenmount avenues. Police said Mr. Elalikhidr was held overnight at the station in lieu of $30,000 and that Mr. Martin was held in lieu of $35,000. Police said a gun used in the North Fulton Avenue robbery was not recovered.
ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Two men walking near their home in the 700 block of Winan's Way Sunday night were robbed of their money by two men, one armed with a handgun. Police said the victims were nearing their home shortly before 8 p.m. when they were stopped. Police said the gunman and his accomplice fled with $30.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 4500 block of Weitzel Ave. reported that someone entered his home over the weekend and stole a chain saw. Police said the equipment was valued at more than $200.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Property valued at nearly $300 was stolen from a 1985 Plymouth over the weekend while the vehicle was parked in the 1300 block of Pentridge Road. The car's owner told police stereo radio equipment was taken.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- A resident of the 1000 block of Cameron Road was robbed Sunday night while talking on an outside telephone in the 5600 block of The Alameda. Police said the victim was using the phone when two men, one armed with a handgun, approached him from the rear and demanded he give them his money. After giving the armed man and his accomplice his wallet that contained a small sum of cash, the victim fled and escaped injury.
SHOOTING/ARREST: Southwestern District -- Police were questioning a man in connection with the shooting Sunday evening of a man in the 800 block of North Augusta Ave. Police said the victim, Edward Alton, of the 700 block of N. Augusta, was accosted by a man armed with a shotgun about 5 p.m. Sunday who fired a blast that struck the victim in the right leg. Police said Mr. Alton was taken to a hospital and that a suspect was arrested a short time later. He was expected to be charged with multiple offenses, police said.
ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- A resident of the 2800 block of Dukeland St. reported he was in the 3000 block of Grantley St. Sunday night when a gunman took two beepers worth more than $100 and some cash from him.
ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Police today were seeking a man who robbed a laundromat of an undisclosed sum of money yesterday. Police said a man entered the Good Deal laundromat in the 4100 block of Patterson Ave. about 8:30 a.m. and ordered an employee to give him the contents of the cash register while pointing a handgun at the clerk. Police said that after the clerk gave the gunman all the currency in the register, the man ran out the door and escaped.
THEFT: Northwestern District -- Police reported a man stole several pieces of clothing from a store in the 2800 block of Liberty Heights Ave. Police said a man entered the Princess Shop at 2813 Liberty Heights Ave. yesterday afternoon and left moments later with clothing valued at nearly $40.
BURGLARY: Northwestern District -- Employees of the Family Service Foundation in the 4800 block of Seton Drive reported that someone broke into their building over the weekend and stole office equipment valued at nearly $5,000.
BURGLARY: Northwestern District -- Police said an undisclosed sum of cash was stolen yesterday after someone broke into the Starke maintenance company at the Park Circle Business Center in the 2900 block of Druid Park Drive. Police said someone entered an office about 11 a.m. and stole money that was kept in a secured area.
CAB HOLDUP: Northwestern District -- A female driver for the Yellow cab company in the 2000 block of Sisson St. told police she was robbed of about $25 in cash last night by two men she picked up at North and Druid Hill avenues. The cabbie, whose name was not disclosed, told police that after picking up two men she drove to the 2900 block of Keyworth Ave. After arriving there shortly before 11 p.m., the cabbie reported that one of the two men pulled out a knife and ordered her to give up her money. After robbing the woman of her money, the two men escaped on foot.
ROBBERY/ARREST: Towson District -- Police arrested a 20-year-old man last night and were holding him at the station pending armed robbery and related charges. Police said a woman was walking to her car near the intersection of Holly Lane and Castle Drive about 11 p.m. when a man armed with a handgun approached and demanded her money. Police said the woman gave the gunman $5 in cash and that the man escaped on foot. Later, police patrolling the area of the holdup spotted a man fitting the gunman's description and arrested him. Police said the man was expected to be charged with armed robbery and using a handgun in the commission of a felony before appearing at a bail hearing today.
Anne Arundel County
STABBING/ARREST: Glen Burnie -- Police last night arrested a 25-year-old woman and charged her with stabbing a man she knows during a domestic argument. Police said that when officers arrived in front of an apartment at 7812 Southhampton Drive about 9:30 p.m. they found the victim, Kerby Milbourne Fletcher, 23, of the 500 block of Ark Road in Lothian, bleeding from a stab wound to the stomach. Before being taken to North Arundel Hospital, Mr. Fletcher told police he was stabbed by a woman he knows during an argument over the custody of a child inside her apartment. While the victim was taken to the hospital, police entered the apartment and arrested a suspect, identified as Sandra Easton. Police said Mr. Fletcher, a concrete finisher, was admitted and was today listed in stable condition. The woman, an attendant at a county YMCA, was taken to the Northern District station and charged with assault by stabbing. Police said two knives found in the kitchen that were reportedly used in the incident were seized as evidence. Bail information on the woman was not available.
THEFT: Glen Burnie -- Glen Bunie High School officials reported that someone apparently stole at least $2,000 worth of video equipment last February. Police said the theft was not reported until last last week because school officials were attempting to determine if the equipment was borrowed by someone attending Anne Arundel Community College. Police described the equipment as a Hitachi video recorder valued at more than $500 and a Pioneer laser disc worth $1,500.
BURGLARY: Glen Burnie -- A resident of the 800 block of Brighton Place reported that someone broke into his home last week and stole several firearms. Police said the weapons were valued at more than $3,000 and that it was not immediately known how entry was gained.
THEFTS/ARREST: Westminster -- City police have arrested two teen-age boys and charged them as juveniles with breaking into several cars parked in the Middlebrook and Washington Heights areas and stealing property. Police said the arrests came after an informant provided them with information about the incidents and the suspects. The youths, both high school students, told police they sneaked out of their homes last April 15 and broke into several cars after breaking the windows with a BB gun. Taken from the cars, police said, were stereo radios, tape cassettes, radar detectors and other pieces of property. Following charges of theft, conspiracy and destruction of property, the youths were released into the custody of their parents pending action by juvenile authorities.
BURGLARY: Westminster -- Someone broke into a storage shed in the back of a home in the first block of Green Street and stole property valued at more than $400.
THEFT: Aberdeen -- Employees of Thompson's Texaco station in the 1100 block of S. Philadelphia Boulevard reported that someone stole all four tires from a vehicle that was parked at the station. Police said the tires were valued at more than $1,000.
THEFT: Abingdon -- Someone entered a construction site in the 300 block of Singer Road last week and stole several paint spray pumps valued at more than $9,000.
THEFT: Bel Air -- An employee of a construction company reported that someone broke into a house under construction on Millington Square and stole copper water lines, sliding door tracks and at least five sliding doors valued at nearly $1,600.
BURGLARY: Jarrettsville -- The resident of a house in the 3800 block of Old Federal Hill Road reported that someone broke into his home last week and stole a compound bow, food and several pieces of jewelry valued at more than $3,000.
ROBBERS SOUGHT: Columbia -- Police are seeking two men in connection with recent robberies of people on the parking lot of Hecht's department store at the Columbia Mall. Last week, a 49-year-old woman was leaving the store about 7 p.m. when she was accosted by two men, one armed with a handgun, who robbed her of her purse and shopping bags she was carrying. A short time later, two men robbed a 65-year-old man of his wallet and watch at gunpoint as he was getting into his car which was parked on the opposite side of the store. Police said the descriptions of the wanted men match in both incidents and that they are believed to be driving a 1992 gray Honda Accord that was reported stolen in Anne Arundel County.