Startled burglar leaves cell phone behind
1300 block McHenry St., Sunday, Feb. 19, 3:07 p.m.: One man was arrested following a fatal stabbing in South Baltimore. Orville Chamblee, age 47, was found suffering from a serious stab wound to the upper leg. He was taken to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center and died a short time later. Arrested in the incident was Todd Marrow, 35.
According to preliminary reports, Chamblee and Marrow argued, and the dispute, which took place outside, escalated into a fight during which Marrow stabbed Chamblee.
Homicide detectives are continuing to interview Marrow to find out the cause of the argument and whether the two knew each other previously.
1100 block S. Charles St., Sunday, Feb. 12, 1:35 a.m.: A boy told police that someone hit him in the head. He suffered a small laceration.
1900 block Wilkens Ave., Sunday, Feb. 12, 11 a.m.: Someone forced his way into a house and stole various property valued at $500.
800 block Woodward St., Monday, Feb. 13, 3:37 a.m.: Two women were arrested for entering a home without permission. Nothing was reported stolen.
100 block S. Calhoun St., Tuesday, Feb. 14, 10:25 a.m.: Police arrested two squatters.
1200 block Washington Blvd., Friday, Feb. 17, 8:18 p.m.: Two men broke into a house, confronted the residents, beat them and robbed them of their wallets and cash.
1500 block Hollins St., Wednesday, Feb. 15, 11:50 a.m.: A suspect knocked on the back door of a house. When no one responded the suspect broke the rear window to get in. The woman inside yelled “Police!” and ran out the front door. The suspect fled on foot from the back yard.
1000 block S. Hanover St., Friday, Feb. 17, 9:25 a.m.: a woman awoke and heard someone inside her house. She yelled “Hello!” and the suspect fled with a laptop computer, digital camera and other electronic gear. The suspect broke into the house through a side window.
1200 block Sargeant St., Sunday, Feb. 19, 12:50 a.m.: A woman awoke and heard someone inside her house. He fled with the victim’s flat-screen TV but dropped his Cricket cell phone in the process.
900 block W. Lombard St., Sunday, Feb. 19, 11:20 a.m.: A man broke into a vacant house to do drugs.
400 block E. Clement St., Tuesday, Feb. 14, 12:10 a.m.: Someone broke into a parked car and stole a City College class of 2011 ring and a wallet containing personal papers.
1700 block Covington St., Saturday, Feb. 18, 1:30 a.m.: Someone broke the passenger window of a parked car and stole a GPS.
600 block Portland St., Wednesday, Feb. 15, 11:30 a.m.: Someone broke into a parked car and stole a handicap hang tag.
1100 block Washington Blvd., Thursday, Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m.: A man stole chips and TastyKakes from a convenience store.
800 block Washington Blvd., Friday, Feb. 17, 7:10 p.m.: Three men stole a case of Absolut vodka valued at $203.32 from the back of a delivery truck.
Neighborhood Watch was compiled by Jacqueline Watts.