Drug deal goes bad on S. Baylis

Robbery
N. Ellwood Ave., 600 block, May 18, 2:20 p.m. The three male victims stopped in the block so one of them could buy cigarettes. He bought his cigarettes and was approaching the car where the other two were waiting when. As he was getting in, one of the suspects approached from behind, pushed him in the car, and got in with him. The suspect pointed a revolver at the victims and told them to “Kick it out.” He then took all their property.
S. Linwood Ave., unit block, May 18, 2:45 p.m. A boy told police he was riding his bike in the park when three boys approached him, and one of them pushed him off his bicycle, got on, and rode off. The other two suspects fled as well. The victim went home and told his father about the incident, and his father called police.
S. Baylis St., 700 block, May 20, 2:10 p.m. The officer was flagged down by the victim, who said that he had responded to a call from one of the suspects, who wanted to buy five bags of marijuana from him. The victim met the suspect, who was with two other suspects, at the pre-arranged location. The first suspect got into the victim’s vehicle, pointed a gun at him, and ordered him out. One of the other suspects took his cell phone. The first suspect drove off in the victim’s vehicle.
Claremont Ave., 3900 block, May 21, 2:40 p.m. The victim said that the suspects entered the store, and one of them threw a can of soda at him but missed. As the victim bent down to pick up the soda, to keep it from being stolen, one of the suspects assaulted him. The suspect’s information was obtained and he was arrested at his home.
E. Baltimore St., 2000 block, May 22, 4:10 p.m. The victim said that the suspect approached him and demanded his money. The victim refused, and a verbal argument ensued. The suspect followed the victim until the victim pulled out his cell phone and called police.
S. Chester St., 500 block, May 24, 1:30 a.m. The victim said that he was walking when the suspects approached. One of them punched him in the head and took his cell phone. The suspects then fled.
Bank St., 2000 block, May 24, 10:30 p.m. The victim reported that she had just bought a pizza and was walking when the suspects approached, one of whom informed her that he wanted her phone. He then struck her in the face with an open hand, causing swelling. The suspects took her property and fled.

Burglary
President St., 200 block, May 18, 8:15 a.m. An unknown male busted out a side window with a brick and gained entry to the business. He smashed open two cash registers from the restaurant and market part of the business. The total amount of money from both registers was $550. The video was poor quality, and it was impossible to make out details with regard to the suspect’s appearance. The suspect left two bandages from his hands and possible blood on the counter.
S. Ponca St., 1300 block, May 18, 10:25 a.m. A male suspect used a rock to break out the glass to the front door, broke open five cash registers, and took two hooka containers of flavored tobacco. Officers reviewed security footage during the investigation.
Boston St., 2300 block, May 18, 12 p.m. An unknown suspect broke the west side window to the business with a piece of concrete, and then smashed open several registers and ransacked an office. As the business is in the process of being sold, it is unknown what–if any–property was taken. Attempts to reach the current owner of the business were unsuccessful. There was no power and no security system at the location.
S. Ann St., 300 block, May 18, 3 p.m. The victim said that someone forced open the side window, gained entry, and disturbed the inside of the residence. No property was immediately reported missing.
N. Lakewood Ave., 600 block, May 18, 3 p.m. The victim said that the suspect forced open the rear door, took property, and left via the rear door.
N. Linwood Ave., 100 block, May 21, 8 p.m. The victim said that he left the front window open to get some air in the house and went to bed. The next morning, he noticed his keys, laptop and cell phone were missing, along with his car.
Beckley St., 6400 block, May 22, 12:10 a.m. Officers responded to a silent alarm and found the suspect inside without permission. The door was damaged. The suspect was arrested.
Elliott St., 3000 block, May 23, 9 a.m. The victim said that when she returned to the location, she found that somebody unknown had forced open the rear door, entered, took property, and left via the rear door.

Aggravated Assault
E. Fayette St, 1400 block, May 19, 7:15 a.m. The victim was driving east when a juvenile threw a rock through the window of his car. The rock shattered the window and landed in the vehicle. The victim was not injured; the suspect fled westbound on foot.
Thames St., 1500 block, May 19, 3:32 p.m. The victim, a parking officer, was writing a citation for a vehicle with expired parking tags. While she was investigating, a man in his 40s approached and started cussing her out. She explained that she had started the ticket and had to finish it. While she was taking a closer look at the tag, the man jumped in the vehicle and pulled off, almost hitting her. He made a U-turn and continued to cuss her out.
N. Linwood Ave., 600 block, May 19, 10:14 p.m. Officers found the victim sitting on the steps, suffering from stab/puncture wounds–two to his stomach and one to his back. He offered little information about the suspect and, highly intoxicated, became uncooperative. During an area canvass, officers discovered that the victim had been involved in a dispute inside a building. The dispute had spilled onto the 600 block of N. Linwood, where the cutting took place. The suspect was no longer at the location.
S. Regester St., 700 block, May 20, 1 p.m. The victim said that she was sleeping, and was woken up by the suspect punching her in the face. She was able to get away to a friend’s house and call  police. She suffered a fractured nose. A warrant was obtained for the suspect.
Jefferson St., 2300 block, May 21, 12:06 a.m. The victim said that the suspect, who had just been released from jail, disrespected him. The suspect picked up a steak knife and stabbed him in the head and leg. A warrant was issued.
Eastern Ave., 3600 block, May 21, 3:30 p.m. The two victims had had a previous dispute with a girl. The next day, they ran into the girl and her father at the library. The girl began chasing the victims, and her father reportedly gave her a knife and told her to “shank them.” She chased them but no one was cut. A warrant was sought.
Shipview Way, 6100 block, May 22, 5:10 a.m.The victim said that during an argument, her boyfriend got angry and hit her in the head three times with a can of Febreze. A warrant was obtained.
S. Dallas Ct., 200 block, May 22, 11:35 a.m. The victim got into a dispute with her ex-boyfriend over their child. The suspect reportedly punched her in the face and choked her until she passed out briefly. She ran next door to get help, and her neighbor stood in the door and wouldn’t let the suspect leave. The suspect lifted his shirt and threatened to shoot his way out. He fled out the back window and threw his handgun. A warrant was obtained.
N. Front St., 200 block, May 23, 3:45 p.m. The victim was in the area to meet his girlfriend. When he arrived, she was talking to another man. A dispute ensued, during which the suspect produced a 6-inch knife and swung it at the victim, cutting him once on his forearm. The suspect fled.
N. Central Ave., 100 block, May 23, 9 p.m. The victim was driving with her husband when the passenger-side window exploded out. Small rocks were found in the back seat, but no suspects were seen in the area. No injuries were reported, but glass was in her hair and had hit her face.

Larceny from Auto
There were 23 incidents of larceny from auto reported in the Southeast District from May 18 through May 24. Locations include S. High St., 100 block; S. Front St., unit block; Albemarle St., 100 block; N. Front St., 100 block; Bank St., 1400 block; E. Pratt St., 1700 block; E. Lombard St., 2100 block; E. Lombard St., 1700 block; S. Caroline St., 600 block and two incidents on the 500 block; S. Eden St., 300 block; Aliceanna St., 2000 block; S. Wolfe St., 400 block; Fell St., 900 block; S. Rose St., 600 block; Pulaski Hwy., 2700 block; Jefferson St., 2300 block, two incidents; e. Baltimore St., 2700 block; N. Linwood Ave., unit block; S. Robinson St., 900 block; Boston St., 2900 block.

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