Fleet St., 1800 block, Feb. 17, 6:17 p.m. A man told police that he and another man were in an argument over a bottle of vodka. As the argument progressed, the suspect demanded the victim’s money, and attempted to get into his pants pocket. The victim pushed the suspect away, and then the suspect grabbed a metal grill from a stove top (the altercation took place in a kitchen) and hit the victim with it before fleeing. A warrant was issued.
S. Potomac St., 1100 block, Feb. 20, 5 p.m. A woman reported that she was standing on her front steps when a young man approached and asked for the time. He then reached for her phone that was in her hand and the bag on her shoulder. He pulled on the bag, and she fell to the ground and yelled, “I am being robbed!” The suspect fled.
Kane St., 400 block, Feb. 22, 9:02 a.m. A woman said she was walking the block when a teenage boy approached from behind and tried to take the cell phone from her hand. She tucked the phone into her body, but he grabbed ber by the jacket, threw her to the ground, and hit her in the face. She gave up the phone; he fled. During a canvas of the area, the suspect was located by police, identified by the victim, and arrested.
Eastern Ave., 3400 block, Feb. 22, 7:28 p.m. A man told police that he left his car running and unlocked while getting money from the ATM machine. He went back to his vehicle, and saw the suspect—a man in a black ski mask—standing nearby. The suspect pointed a gun at his chest and demanded his money, which the victim gave. The suspect took the money, got into the victim’s car, and drove off.
N. Milton Ave., 200 block, Feb. 23, 12:40 p.m. A teenager told police that while he was walking, two older teens approached and asked for the time. As he pulled out his phone to check, the suspects started to assault him with his fists. They took his phone and fled.
S. East Ave., 200 block, Feb. 23, 10:10 p.m. A man told police that he was walking when he saw multiple men walking up to him. One hit him in the head and knocked him to the ground. The others kicked him while he was on the ground and took his property. One of the suspects was later identified and arrested.
E. Baltimore St., 3500 block, Feb. 17, 3 p.m. While the complainant was at a wedding in New York, someone broke in the front door, damaging it. The complainant found her bedroom doors unlocked, and money missing, along with two gold rings.
N. Collington Ave., 100 block, Feb. 18, 10:16 a.m. Officers on patrol were looking for a burglary suspect when they spotted a man who matched the description; he ran when he saw the patrol car. During the chase, he was observed running into a home on the 100 block of N. Collington Ave. He apparently ran into the owner inside and ran back out, where he was apprehended and arrested.
Jefferson St., 2700 block, Feb. 18, 10:16 p.m. An officer responded to a call for a burglary, and came upon three young men in the back yard of the property. They fled; investigation revealed damage to the rear door of the property. No entry was made.
N. Broadway, 300 block, Feb. 19, 5:17 a.m. Police responded to Popeye’s in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, they found a 62-year-old man asleep on the floor. Security camera footage revealed that he had eaten 16 slices of pie, applesauce, and water. He apparently got sleepy from all the pie, and took a nap on the floor. He was arrested.
S. Madeira St., 400 block, Feb. 19, 4 p.m. The complainant came home to find her front window open. She called police, who cleared the property. Witnesses said that two women had pushed open the window and gone inside, and exited empty-handed five minutes later. The complainant reported nothing stolen.
Brown Ave., 6500 block, Feb. 20, 12 p.m. A woman reported that when she got home, her bedroom doors were unlocked and money was missing, along with two gold rings. There were no signs of forced entry, but the complainant stated that she had left her doors locked.
N. Duncan St., 100 block, Feb. 21, 4:35 p.m. The complainant left the dwelling and forgot to close the garage door. Upon return, four expensive bikes were missing.
O’Donnell St., 5600 block, Feb. 17, 2:30 a.m. A man reported leaving the club and seeing a large fight. He decided to stay and watch. During the melee, a few of the fighters approached him and attacked. He managed to escape to his car and return home to the county. He sustained a laceration to his ear and internal bleeding. Due to his intoxication, he could not provide a description of the suspects.
Mt. Pleasant Ave., 3500 block, Feb. 17, 6:02 a.m. A woman reported that during a fight with her boyfriend, he punched her in the face and knocked out three of her teeth. A warrant was obtained.
N. Highland Ave., 400 block, Feb. 18, 8 a.m. The victim, a boy, said he was walking to McDonald’s when two 15-year-old suspects, a male and a female, approached and asked him for money. When he said no, they shot him in the face with a pellet gun. He was later taken to the hospital for treatment. The female was arrested; a warrant was issued for the male.
S. Oldham St., 600 block, Feb. 20, 8:45 p.m. A woman reported that while visiting a friend, she was attacked by his son, who choked her with the scarf she was wearing. A warrant was issued.
N. Curley St., 400 block, Feb. 21, 2:50 p.m. A woman left an argument with her boyfriend and went home to take a nap. She woke up to find him pointing the barrel of a gun in her face. She ran into the bathroom and called the police. Her boyfriend told her it was only a BB gun, but that he was leaving to get a machete. Police arrived, recovered both weapons, and arrested the suspect.