E. Cross Street, unit block, November 25, 1:30 a.m. A man punched his friend in the fact after the friend, thinking the first man had drunk too much, tried to stop him from ordering another beer.
E. Cross Street, unit block, November 24, 1:30 a.m. Police were called to the scene of an assault, and arrested one man for punching another in the nose following an argument.
Light Street, 1200 block, November 21, 4:04 p.m. A man told police he was walking to the library when a second man approached him and asked him for some of the food he was eating. When the first man refused to share, the second stabbed him.
S. Paca Street, 1000 block, November 21, 10:20 p.m. Someone used a key to enter a business and took cash and cards.
Cole Street, 1000 block, November 25, 5:10 p.m. A man tried to kick in the door of a house but could not, and fled.
Lemmon Street, 1300 block, November 25, 5:15 p.m. A man returned home to find his house ransacked and his Playstation gone. A belt was also stolen.
Byrd Street, 1700 block, November 23, midnight. Someone broke into a home through a rear door and took tools, jewelry and ski boots.
S. Fulton Avenue, 300 block, November 23, 6:30 p.m. Someone broke into a commercial building and stole copper pipe.
S. Calhoun Street, 100 block, November 21, 9 a.m. A man was arrested for breaking into a home and damaging items belonging to the owner.
Port Covington Drive, 2700 block, November 26, 12:58 p.m. Store employees saw a man take video games from a shelf and put them in his pocket. He was stopped at the front door and arrested. On November 21 at 4:33 p.m., someone was arrested in the same store for trying to take clothing.
Russell Street, 1100 block, November 24, 11:30 p.m. Police were called after a man tried to reach over the counter of a business and grab the employee’s money bag. When the employee asked the man what he was doing, he snapped, “Nothing. Get out of my face.” He was arrested and charged.
S. Charles Street, 1000 block, November 23, 3:48 p.m. A store employee saw a man steal mouthwash and razors, then run out the door.
W. Pratt Street, 1200 block, November 27, 3:50 p.m. Police arrested a man who tried to leave a store without paying for merchandise.
Ravens Stadium, November 24, 7:50 p.m. A man told police three men bumped into him, and then one picked his pocket, after which the suspects scattered in different directions so that he could not chase them.
Larceny from Auto
The following items were stolen from parked vehicles: Computers, cell phones, mp3 players, GPS units, video games, two bicycles and a Wingmaster sign holder.
Neighborhood Watch for the Southern District was compiled by Jacqueline Watts.