Eleven car break-ins on S. Linwood, 200 block

Robbery
Eastern Ave., 4700 block, May 12, 2:49 a.m. Officers responded to the location for a cutting and found the victim suffering from a stab wound to the left leg. The victim said that the suspect had approached him and they had had words, at which time the suspect stabbed him in the leg, took his money, got into an unknown vehicle and fled.
O’Donnell St., 2900 block, May 12, 9:14 a.m. The victim said that he was about to leave the store and make a cash deposit when the suspect opened the door and said, “I do have a gun, so do what I say.” He held his hand in the front pocket of his hoodie as he ordered the victim to lock the door. The suspect went behind the counter and emptied the register and a small safe. The victim was ordered into the bathroom where he was punched in the face. The suspect fled.
Boston St., 2100 block, May 13, 1:34 a.m. The victim said that she and the suspect were en route to a place to eat when they got into an argument. She pulled over and told him to get out or she would call the police. The suspect took her phone and got out; when the victim got out to get her phone back, he pushed her and took money from her before fleeing. He was later located and arrested.
N. Highland Ave., 200 block, May 15, 11:19 p.m. The officer was conducting an interview of the suspect, who was wearing a black ski mask. When the interview was over, the suspect started walking east on Fayette St. The officer then observed that the suspect was running north on Conkling St., clutching his hip as if armed. He was ordered to stop but refused to show his hands, and after several warnings he was tazed. At that time a call was dispatched for an attempted robbery in the 200 block of N. Highland Ave. Both suspects were identified by the victim and arrested.
Pulaski Hwy., 2900 block, May 17, 3:15 p.m. The victim reported that she was at the bus stop when the suspect approached her from the rear, placed his arm around her neck, and took her cell phone. He then fled.

Burglary
Detroit Ave., 6500 block, May 11, 1:32 a.m. Officers responded to an in-progress burglary call and observed the suspect, who had just climbed through an open rear window, in the kitchen. She admitted not knowing the owner or having permission to be in the vacant house, and she was arrested.
Malvern St., 1700 block, May 12, 12:33 a.m. The victim was called by a neighbor, who told him that a group of people were removing property from his house. He returned and found that copper pipes and a water heater were missing, and there was damage to the walls. A neighbor reported the tag number of the car that had received the property. The car was traced to a home in Dundalk, where the suspect’s sister informed officers that she had kicked him out.
Boston St., 3700 block, May 12, 6:30 p.m. A man told police that someone entered via the front door and took copper wire before fleeing.
E. Fairmount Ave., 2200 block, May 13, 12 a.m. The victim reported that someone gained entry to his apartment through an unlocked basement door and took his keys, wallet, phone and money. The suspect then used the keys to take the victim’s car.
S. East Ave., unit block, May 14, 7:28 a.m. Police responded to a burglary in progress and found the second-floor balcony window open. Officers found the suspect hiding in the basement and arrested him.
N. Port St., 200 block, May 14, 8 p.m. An unknown person shattered the rear glass window, and removed a fiberglass ladder and power saw.
E. Fayette St., 3300 block, May 14, 8 p.m. Unknown persons removed the air conditioning unit, gained entry and took tools and electronics.
S. Ponca St., 1100 block, May 14, 11:30 p.m. Someone threw a rock through the front window, entered the business, took a one-dollar bill that was sitting on the cash register, and fled.
Eastern Ave., 2000 block, May 15, 12:10 p.m. Someone used a brick to shatter the front window, entered, and took $600, damaged the cash registers, and fled.
Steelton Ave., 1200 block, May 15, 1:28 a.m. The victim said that the suspects kicked in the front door and removed his wallet before fleeing. The suspects were later located, identified and arrested.
S. Broadway, 600 block, May 15, 5 a.m. Someone threw a brick through the front window of the business, entered, took $100, and fled.
Thames St., 1600 block, May 15, 5:50 a.m. Someone shattered the front window with an unknown object, entered, damaged four cash registers, and fled.
Demarcay Way, 1100 block, May 15, 10 p.m. An unknown suspect cut the chain that secured the fence around the construction project, went to an unlocked storage container, and took tools, a ladder and scrap steel.
E. Fairmount Ave., 2400 block, May 16, 4 a.m. The victim was asleep when she heard noises in her living room. She called down and asked if anyone was there; a male voice replied, “You’re OK; lock the door.” She went downstairs and the suspect was gone. The complainant believes she may have left the front door open. She called the police five hours after the incident.
Fleet St., 3300 block, May 16, 4 p.m. A real estate agent came to the house and found that the rear door had been forced. She called the owner, who called the police. There was no property missing, but the TV was scratched.
Malvern St., 1600 block, May 17, 11:45 a.m. An unknown suspect entered via the rear door and took $2,000 in jewelry from the living room. No other property showed signs of disturbance; there was no sign of forced entry.
S. Ponca St., 1200 block, May 17, 6:22 p.m. The reporting person was inside the business, which had closed for the day, when he heard the front door open. The reporting person saw a male suspect and removing tires. The reporting person asked the suspect what he was doing, and the suspect replied “Nothing” and left. It was found that the suspect had cut the front lock with bolt cutters and two tires were missing.

Aggravated Assault
Dundalk Ave., 1100 block, May 11, 2:16 a.m. The victim was pulling into the gas station with the second victim in the passenger seat. He told police there was a group of about 16 men in the lot, and that one of them yelled at him. He said he rolled up his window and started backing up when a large man threw a large glass bottle through the passenger window, hitting the second victim in the face. The victim was cut on the finger by the broken glass. At that point, the suspects fled in multiple directions.
Imla St., 1400 block, May 11, 10:31 p.m. The victim’s ex-boyfriend allegedly grabbed her crying child and told her to shut up and cursed at her. when the ex-girlfriend stepped between the two, he started choking her, then left, slamming the door. After a few minutes he came back and started choking the victim again, forcing her onto the bed. He fled; the police sought a warrant.
Eastern Ave., 3200 block, May 13, 11:40 p.m. The victim said he had been drinking all day with his son when his son pushed him into a wall, resulting in a one-inch cut above the victim’s eye. The son was arrested.
S. East Ave., unit block, May 16, 3:10 p.m. Officers responded to an armed person call. The victim had gotten into a dispute with a shirtless man over the placement of scrap metal in a vacant yard. During the argument, the suspect allegedly stated that he was gong to get a weapon and was coming back. The victim was in fear. During the investigation, officers found the suspect in the aforementioned yard. They also found a BB rifle, which the suspect admitted was his and unloaded. He was arrested.
Gusryan St, 300 block, May 16m 9:20 p.m. The victim said that he was stabbed by his stepdaughter because he was in her way. She was arrested.

Larceny from Auto
There were 41 incidents of larceny from auto in the Southeast District from May 11 through May 17. Locations were: N. Front St., unit block; S. Front St., unit block; N. Eden St., 300 block, three incidents; S. Eden St., 500 block; N. Washington St., 100 block; S. Caroline St., 600 block; S. Central Ave., 200 block; Gough St, 1300 block; S. Lakewood AVe., 600 block; S. Montford Ave., 800 block; S. Kenwood Ave., 1000 block; Pulaski Hwy., 2700 block; N. Streeper St., 200 block; N. Kenwood Ave., 600 block; Jefferson St., 2600 block; S. Linwood Ave., 200 block, 11 incidents;  S. Linwood Ave., 400 block; E. Fairmount Ave., 2500 block; E. Baltimore St., 2700 block, two incidents; N. Montford Ave., 100 block; N. Curley St., unit block; N. Curley St., 400 block; Boston St., 2600 block; Interstate Ave., 1100 block.

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