RAPE/ARREST: Western District -- Police arrested a man late Tuesday night on the police station's parking lot and charged him with rape. Police said the victim, a resident of the 1000 block N. Mount St., walked into the station about midnight Tuesday and told police she had just been raped inside a house a few blocks from the station. An officer who went to the house saw the accused man run several blocks from the house into the police station parking lot at North Mount Street and Riggs Avenue, where several officers captured him. Police said the man still had a shirt worn by the victim when he was captured. Charged with rape and assault and being held without bail at the police station pending a bail hearing today before a District Court judge is Grayling Chambliss, of the 1000 block of Mount St., police said.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Employees of Edie's Creations in the 2500 block of Francis St. reported that someone stole a freezer, TV, telephone and a clock, all valued at more than $600.
ROBBERY: Western District -- A resident of the 2000 block of W. Lanvale St. told police he was in the 1800 block of Mosher St. yesterday evening when a man placed an hard object in his back and robbed him of more than $200.
ROBBERY: Western District -- A couple was walking in the 2200 block of Madison Ave. shortly after 1 a.m. yesterday when two men, one armed with a handgun, robbed one of them of $4.
CUTTING: Western District -- Police were searching today for a woman who assaulted a man during an incident inside a house in the 2100 block of Druid Hill Ave. earlier and cut his left leg with a knife. Police said the victim, Leroy Brown, also of the 2100 block of Druid Hill Ave., was attacked Tuesday evening.
BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 1000 block of Bennett Place reported that someone forced his way into her home earlier in the week and stole a 19-inch TV, VCR and a computer-video game, all valued at nearly $1,000.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Two TVs, two radios and stereo equipment valued at nearly $600 was stolen from a dwelling in the 800 block of N. Fremont Ave. after someone gained entry through a second-floor window.
SHOOTING: Western District -- A man was being sought in connection with the shooting Tuesday afternoon of Sean Craig, of the 800 block of N. Appleton St., during an incident near his home. Police said Mr. Craig was in the 700 block of N. Appleton St. about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday when a man shot him in the left thigh with a handgun. Police said the victim was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where he was treated.
THEFT: Northern District -- A resident of the 2400 block of Shirley Ave. reported that someone entered his rear yard between Monday night and Tuesday morning and stole more than $200 worth of lawn and garden equipment. Police said the thief cut a chain used to secure a gas-operated lawn mower, shovel and other items.
THEFT: Northern District -- Someone stole a 21-speed bike worth more than $300 while it was left unattended in the 1200 block of Dellwood Ave. The owner is a resident of the 1400 block of Morling Avenue.
THEFT: Northern District -- A resident of the 2900 block of N. Charles St. reported that while her 1989 Volkswagen was parked in the 3300 block of St. Paul St. Tuesday someone broke into the vehicle and stole 20 cassette tapes valued at $200.
THEFT: Northern District -- A 1987 Honda motorcycle valued at more than $4,000 was stolen between Monday night and Tuesday morning from outside a house in the 3100 block of Remington Ave.
THEFT: Northern District -- A cellular phone valued at $600 was stolen over the weekend from an unlocked vehicle parked in the 800 block of Sheridan Ave.
BURGLARY/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police arrested three teen-age boys in connection with a burglary in the 2800 block of Echodale Ave. Monday and released them into the custody of their parents. Officers arrested the youths shortly after they were seen fleeing the dwelling with property valued at more than $900.
SCHOOL BURGLARY/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police responding to a burglar alarm at the old Western High School in the 1000 block of E. 33rd St. early yesterday morning arrested a man who was attempting to flee with some copper tubing. Police said Ronald Cherry, 27, of the 1700 block of Ashland Ave., was taken into custody and was being held at the Eastern District lockup pending a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.
BURGLARY/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police arrested a man early yesterday morning and charged him with breaking into a house in the 3900 block of Rexmere Road and stealing two watches valued at $200. Police said William Brown, of the 700 block of McKewin Ave., was arrested about 5 a.m. yesterday by officers responding to a report of a break-in.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 6800 block of Sturbridge Drive reported that someone broke into her apartment early yesterday morning and stole a TV and set of keys. Police said the intruder exited the apartment, found the victim's 1992 Mazda parked on the street and drove off. Police said the value of the TV and car was nearly $21,000. Entry into the apartment was through a front window.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a car while it was parked in the 1900 block of Northbourne Road yesterday and stole a weed cutter and a leaf blower valued at more than $1,100. The owner told police the thief entered the car after breaking a window.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Lawn-care equipment and tools valued at nearly $1,000 were stolen yesterday from a garage in the 5400 block of Perdue Ave. Police said entry was gained through an unlocked door.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- A deliveryman for Vizzini's pizza in the 5500 block of Sinclair Lane reported he robbed of about $10 by a gunman as he was about to make a food delivery in the 5900 block of Schering Road around 1 a.m. yesterday.
THEFT: Southern District -- Two men entered the Rite Aid pharmacy in the 1200 block of W. Pratt St. yesterday afternoon and stole a carton of candy bars valued at more than $50. Police said the men escaped, but in their haste dropped the carton of candy.
ROBBERY: Southern District -- A resident of the 1100 block of Scott St. reported he was riding his bike in the 800 block of Cross St. shortly after 5 p.m. yesterday when an older youth knocked him off the bike and stole it. Police said the vehicle was not injured and that the bike was valued at more than $100.
BURGLARY: Southern District -- A resident of the 3900 block of Pascal Ave. reported that someone broke into his house yesterday morning and stole a TV valued at nearly $500.
ABDUCTION/RAPE: Woodlawn District -- Police today continue to investigate the reported abduction of a 14-year-old girl who told police she was forced into a wooded area near Townbrook Drive Tuesday by two men who raped her. The girl told police she was at a playground near Townbrook Drive Tuesday evening when two men approached and forced her to accompany them into a woods. There, the girl later told police, both men raped her before she passed out. The girl told police that after she regained consciousness, she ran home, where she reported the incident to her parents. Following the incident, the girl was taken to the rape crisis center at Greater Baltimore Medical Center and released.
ROBBERY: Woodlawn District -- Police reported a gunman robbed the Pizza Hut restaurant in the 2300 block of Rolling Road about 10 p.m. last night. Police said the man then ordered an employee to give him the contents of the cash register before he ran out the door and got into a red Toyota MR2, which sped off toward the city. Taken, police said, was an undisclosed sum of cash.
fTCAH: Anne Arundel County
ASSAULT/DRUG ARREST: Brooklyn Park -- Following his arrest for assaulting his wife, a resident of the first block of Hammonds Lane was also charged with possession of PCP after his wife turned over a jar filled with parsley flakes laced with the drug. Police said Clarence Albert Ramsey, 37, was arrested at his home Monday night and charged with assault after officers responded to the house to investigate a domestic incident. Before the man was taken to the police station, Ramsey's 33-year-old wife gave police a jar containing PCP-laced parsley flakes. At the Northern District, the husband bolted from the police car and fled into a woods. Later, police found the man hiding behind his house. Police searched the house for more evidence of drug possession and found a bottle of liquid PCP in a laundry room. In addition to assault, Mr. Ramsey was charged with possession of PCP with intent to distribute and escape. Bail information on Mr. Ramsey was not available.
ARSON: North Laurel -- A county fire official said a fire that caused at least $1,000 damage to an occupied mobile home at the Midway trailer park in the 200 block of Center St. early Tuesday morning was deliberately set. Battalion Chief Donald Howell, of the county fire and rescue services, said the fire that damaged the siding to the trailer home of twin sisters and an infant around 3 a.m. Tuesday was started with the use of flamable materials found stacked against the rear of the trailer. Chief Howell said a smoke detector that went off alerted the residents, who escaped without injury. Chief Howell said the incident remains under investigation and that no arrest had been made.
BURGLARIES: Columbia -- Two homes in the 8800 block of Tamar Drive were broken into and that property valued at nearly $1,000 was stolen. Police said TVs and VCRs were stolen from the apartments. Entry into one apartment was by breaking a window, while the other dwelling was entered after someone forced open a sliding glass door.