Neighborhood Watch SE: Detectives seek info on thefts

INFORMATION WANTED-Detectives in the Southeastern Division are trying to identify suspects who were responsible for the commercial burglary of Fells Point Liquor and Bar located in the 1700 block of Fleet Street. Detectives also believe the same suspects are responsible for the burglary of Poppy and Stella, 700 block of S. Broadway. In both cases, the suspects broke out the windows, snatched merchandise and fled. Suspects are described as black males between about 17 and 25, one of whom as a large tattoo or scar on his right shoulder/upper arm. Those with information can call Det. Moore at 410-396-2429.

Neighborhood Watch is a representative sampling, not a comprehensive listing, of crimes reported to the Southeastern District of the Baltimore Police Department. This week’s Neighborhood Watch was compiled by Mary Helen Sprecher.

Robbery
Gusryan Street, 400 block, July 10, 12:25 p.m. A man told police that he was awakened by a loud noise and saw a man in his back yard trying to load his ATV onto the back of a pickup that had a sticker on the rear saying “YoYo.” When the man yelled at the suspect, the suspect pulled a handgun and yelled back, “Don’t even try it.”

Dundalk Avenue, 1000 block, July 8, 10:48 p.m. A man wearing a white mask came into a tavern and threatened employees and customers with a handgun. He robbed them of nearly $1,000 total in cash, then fled.

E. Fairmount Avenue, 2000 block, July 6, 8:35 a.m. A man told police that he was walking along and talking on his cell phone when a suspect demanded, “Why are you using your phone around here?” and then grabbed him, punched him, took cash from his wallet and fled.

Eastern Avenue, 4900 block, July 4, 8 p.m. A man told police that he and his boyfriend got into an argument while driving together. The boyfriend suddenly slammed the gear shift into Park, then grabbed the car keys and climbed out the passenger door, grabbing $70 cash from the center console. The first man ran after him, pleading with him to get back in the car and the boyfriend did. More arguing followed and the boyfriend began punching the man in the face, then got out of the vehicle and fled. A warrant was issued for his arrest.

S. Robinson Street, unit block, July 4, 6:36 p.m. A taxi cab driver told police that three men got into his cab (two in back, one in front) and asked to be driven to an address. Upon arrival, one pulled a handgun and threatened the driver with it. The driver tried to grab the gun and the suspect struck him in the head. They then got out of the car and fled.

Aggravated Assault
N. Rose Street, 500 block, July 10, 10:30 p.m. Police found an unconscious man in the street. A friend of the victim told them that the victim had been involved in an argument and that words were exchanged, in which one promised he would “f-— him up” and “I’m going to kill you too.” The argument turned physical and the two men fought and one hit the other, causing him to fall and strike his head. The assailant was arrested at the scene. The victim was in critical condition.

St. Helena Avenue 6500 block, July 9, 6:30 p.m. A woman told police that her father had struck her in the head with a glass following an argument over the woman’s children making a mess in the yard. He was arrested at the scene.

Alumore Way, 6200 block, July 9, 12:51 a.m. A woman told police that she and her boyfriend had argued and that he had pushed her against the wall and threatened her with a knife, stating, “Give me back my money or I’ll kill you.” He was arrested a short time later.

S. Eaton Street, July 8, 1:39 a.m. A woman told police that she and her friend were driving when a burgundy Ford Explorer with temporary tags pulled up alongside her and a suspect, described as an Hispanic male, fired shots that struck her car.

S. Patterson Park Avenue, 400 block, July 4, 6:15 a.m. A man told him that his former roommate had chased him through the park waving a butcher knife and saying he would ‘get him.’

Burglary
S. Potomac Street, 900 block, July 10, 11:02 p.m. Someone broke into a home through a rear window. It was not immediately known if anything was taken.

S. Kenwood Avenue, 800 block, July 10, 2:30 p.m. Someone broke into a home through unknown means and stole appliances.

Elrino Street, 400 block, July 9, 1:18 p.m. Someone broke the rear kitchen window of a house and entered, taking an air conditioner, wooden dresser and other items.

Foster Avenue, 3300 block, July 8, 8:30 a.m. Someone opened the unlocked rear door of a bar/restaurant and took 80 chicken wings, 20 pieces of frozen fish and three containers of shrimp.

S. Collington Avenue, 300 block, July 8, 2:43 a.m. A man told police that a suspect entered his house, took prescription pills and fled.

S. Decker Avenue, 600 block, July 8, 11:30 a.m. Police saw four men running out of a house carrying a TV. They discovered a nearby house had been burglarized and the suspects had apparently broken a rear kitchen window.

N. Streeper Street, 200 block, July 7, 1:45 p.m. Someone entered a home through a kitchen window and took a TV.

S. Decker Avenue, 500 block, July 6, 12:09 a.m. Someone broke into a home through a front door and took two TVs and a radio.

N. Belnord Avenue, 400 block, July 5, 8 p.m. Someone broke into a home through a kitchen window and took a TV, electronic game system and printer.

Hartwait Street, 6400 block, July 4, 1:50 p.m. Someone broke into a home through a basement window and took guns and ammunition from a safe which the owner said was broken and did not lock.

N. Belnord Avenue, 200 block, July 4, 7 a.m. Someone broke into a home through a rear kitchen door and took a TV and three computers.

Fait Avenue, 3100 block, July 4, 2:30 a.m. Someone broke the window of a house and took DVDs, a computer, tennis gloves, beer and steaks.

Gough Street, 1900 block, July 3, 11:15 p.m. Someone kicked in the rear door of a house and took electronic games and a console.

Larceny
Eastern Avenue, 1700 block, July 11, 5:20 p.m. A man told police that he was standing on a corner when a man he did not know asked him for his cell phone. The man handed it to him and the suspect fled.

S. Chester Street, 300 block, July 11, 3:20 p.m. Someone cut the lock holding a Schwinn bike and rode off with it.

Boston Street, 2600 block, July 11, 6 p.m. Someone cut the lock holding a Firebird mountain bike and rode off with it.

S. High Street, 400 block, July 9, 10 a.m. Someone stole a woman’s potted plants from her patio.

Lombard Street, 3800 block, July 9, 11:15 a.m. A man was arrested for trying to steal vaginal yeast infection ointment from a drug store.

S. Wolfe Street, 300 block, July 8, 5:30 p.m. Someone stole checks from the pocket of a woman’s coat.

O’Donnell Street, 3200 block, July 8, 10 p.m. Someone took a wallet out of a purse that head been placed on a coat rack in a bar.

Pulaski Highway, 3100 block, July 7, 12:06 a.m. Someone entered a grocery store and broke open an “amusement only” poker machine with a sledgehammer.

S. Ponca Street, 1100 block, July 7, 9 a.m. An employee tried to remove money from the cash register at a car wash but received a criminal citation and was terminated from her job.

Eastern Avenue, 3800 block, July 6, 10:01 a.m. A woman walked into a discount store and tried to steal sandals and eye shadow, then tried to leave, but was apprehended by security and arrested when police arrived.

Fleet Street, 1000 block, July 6, 6 a.m. A man entered a grocery store and tried to take Whey Protein, Every Man powder, Men’s One Daily vitamins and some soda crackers. He was caught and arrested.

S. Potomac Street, 900 block, July 6, 9 a.m. A woman was gone from her home for a month, but returned to find two bicycles missing from her yard. Both had been locked, but someone had cut the lock.

Fleet Street, 5000 block, July 5, 4:25 p.m. A man was using an expensive cell phone when a stranger asked to borrow it. The man handed it to the stranger, who ran away.

Erdman Avenue, 6100 block, July 3, 9 a.m. Someone stole a bag of tools from a junk yard.

S. Lehigh Street, 600 block, July 3, 1:32 a.m. Someone stole a phone an an unknown amount of cash from a man while he was drinking with friends.

Thames Street, 1600 block, July 3, 2:24 p.m. A clerk in a store noticed empty hangers and reviewed surveillance tapes to see a man putting clothing down his pants. The man was arrested a short time later for trying to steal property, including earrings, necklaces and clothing, from a party dress store in the 700 block of S. Broadway.

S. Bouldin Street, 400 block, July 3, 3:30 p.m. Someone cut the “Smart Boot” immobilization device off a car and took it away. The boot was valued at $1,000.

S. East Avenue, 1100 block, July 2, 7 a.m. Someone stole a gold wedding ring from a jewelry box in a bedroom.

Eastern Avenue, 6300 block, July 2, 4:10 p.m. A woman was arrested for stealing switch plates, dimmer switches, pull chain, Raid and Murphy’s Oil Soap, as well as other items from a home improvement store. She tried to hide the items under bags of mulch, but was detained and arrested.

Charlotte Avenue, 1500 block, June 27, 7:10 a.m. An unknown suspect stole tomatoes and workout weights.

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