Dealers Adopt Aggressive Tactics

Aggravated Assault
Elrino St., 300 block, Aug. 12, 3:25 p.m.  A victim told police that during an argument over money a suspect struck the victim several times with a stick. The suspect was arrested.
Aliceanna St., 1000 block, Aug. 14, 1:35 p.m.  A security officer observed a man putting items in his backpack. He approached the suspect and took the bag from him. The suspect fled the location and threatened to strike the officer with his cane.
S. Dallas Ct., 300 block, Aug. 15, 1:14 p.m.  A woman told police she was assaulted by a man because she refused to buy crack cocaine.
E. Pratt St., 1600 block, Aug. 16, 1:15 p.m.  A man told police he was involved in an altercation with an unknown male who stabbed him in the arm at La Rumba bar.
E. Fairmount Ave., 3200 block, Aug. 16, 6:30 p.m. A man reports that he was standing outside when he was struck by a “BB” pellet, which punctured the skin on his back.
Mt. Pleasant Ave., 3600 block, Aug. 16, 1:00 a.m. A woman told police she was arguing with her son about living arrangements when the argument turned physical and he began to choke her. A warrant was issued for his arrest.
O’Donnell St., 2800 block, Aug. 17, 1:42 p.m. A man told police he was inside the bar and got in an argument with another male. The other male left and later returned with a knife and said: “I sharpened this knife just for you.” The owner of the bar took the knife from the suspect, who then fled.
Ferore Wy., 6000 block, Aug. 17, 5:15 p.m. A woman told police that her boyfriend struck her with a broom during an argument. The suspect was arrested.
E. Lombard St., 3700 block, Aug. 18, 2:20 p.m. A man told police another male asked if he wanted to buy drugs. When he said no, the suspect stabbed him in the right thigh.

Umbra St., 500 block, Aug. 13, 10:35 a.m. A man told police that a woman called his house and said he owed several thousand dollars in back taxes. He said he only had $1,000 in cash. The woman said someone would come to collect the money. A male came to his door, shoved him in the face, and took $1,000.
Eastern Ave., 1800 block, Aug. 14, 2:53 p.m. A man told police he was walking when a man shouted out: “Stop, money!” He ran away.
S. Duncan St., 500 block, Aug. 14, 1:06 a.m. A woman told police she and a friend were walking when a black PT Cruiser pulled up and a suspect jumped out and demanded their money. He pulled out a gun and took her purse. He got back in the car and fled with three other males.
S. Wolfe St., 500 block, Aug. 17, 10:39 p.m. A man told police he was walking when a man demanded his money. The victim believes the suspect had a gun, though it was not displayed (it was under his shirt). When the victim said he only had a dollar, the suspect took the wallet and walked away.
Hartwait St., 6000 block, Aug. 17, 11:30 p.m., A victim reported that he was walking down the street when a man asked him for a cigarette and then a light. When the victim reached in his pocket for the light, he looked up to see the suspect holding a gun. The suspect demanded he take off and shake out his pants. About $250 was taken.

N. Rose St., 100 block, Aug. 12, 3:00 p.m. A woman told police that when she was incarcerated for a few days someone broke into her house and stole $500 from a sock in her closet.
Hudson St., 3700 block, Aug. 12, 2:30 p.m. A woman told police that someone broke in her home and stole purses and jewelry.
N. Robinson St., 300 block, Aug. 12, 2 p.m. A woman reports that $2,100 worth of electronics was stolen from her home. Suspects entered by reaching through and unlocked window and opening the basement door.
S. Belnord Ave., 600 block, Aug. 14, 7:30 p.m. A man told police that upon returning home he discovered that an unknown person had tried to kick in his rear door.
S. Belnord Ave., 500 block, Aug. 14, 1:00 p.m. Someone forced their way into the vacant location and removed the refrigerator and rear door.
Pratt St., 2900 block, Aug. 14, 10:00 p.m.  A woman told police that someone opened a rear door and gained entry but took nothing.
N. Decker St., 500 block, Aug. 15, 4:30 p.m. Someone removed screws from the rear basement door and stole paint and a ladder.
President St., 600 block, Aug. 17, 6:45 p.m. A desk manager at the Hilton Garden observed a suspect placing 11 towels, toilet paper, and five sets of sheets from an open supply closet into a trash bag. The suspect, who had a previous warrant for his arrest, was arrested.
N. Linwood Ave., 200 block, Aug. 15, 9:50 p.m. Someone broke into a vacant property and stole copper pipes.
Essex St., 2300 block, Aug. 16, 8:15 p.m. A woman told police that someone removed the screen on an unlocked window and stole a laptop and router.
Thames St., 1700 block, Aug. 17, 9:00 a.m. A laptop was found missing from the Fell’s Point Visitors Center. The cash register had also been moved. Earlier in the day, before business hours, an older male was found on the second floor carrying a bag. He told staff he got off on the wrong floor. They thought he was a helper.
N. Glover St., 100 block, Aug. 17, 2:25 p.m. A man told police he was home and heard someone try to break down his rear door.
N. Linwood Ave., 100 block, Aug. 17, 8:30 p.m.  A woman, who was house sitting, reports that when she came home two flat screen T.Vs. were missing and the house was ransacked.
Foster Ave., 3100 block, Aug. 17, 8:02 p.m.  A man told police that someone tried to break down his rear door but was unsuccessful. (He had previously received calls from strangers telling him he owed back property taxes.)
O’Donnell St., 3100 block, Aug. 18, 3:25 p.m. Officers responded to an open door complaint, but could not find a complainant. Later, they returned for a burglary call and found that two laptops, a game system, and an iPad were stolen.

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