This week’s Neighborhood Watch was compiled by Mary Helen Sprecher.
S. Broadway, 200 block, November 4, 11:07 a.m. A woman at a grocery store noticed a customer trying to force open the cash register. She asked him what he was doing. He replied “Bitch,” but offered nothing else coherent. She told him she was calling the police, and he fled without taking anything.
S. Decker Avenue, 700 block, November 1, 3:10 a.m. Police were alerted to the report of a man who had been robbed and was chasing suspects. The man told police he had been out when the suspects approached him and said, “Give us what ya got or we’ll put one in ya,” while brandishing a gun. One suspect, described as fat, became excited and screamed, “Put one in him! Put one in him!” They took his wallet and fled with him in pursuit. Finally, one threw the wallet at him, but there was no money inside it, the suspects apparently having removed $200 cash. Two of the three suspects were later located by a K-9 officer and one gun was also recovered. Police will follow up.
Albemarle Street, 200 block, October 31, 7:30 p.m. A man told police an armed suspect had carjacked him and stolen his gold 2006 Pontiac.
N. Curley Street, 200 block, October 30, 9 p.m. A man told police a man had pointed a gun at his face and said, “Give me your wallet,” at which point, the man told him he did not have anything and the suspect ran away.
N. Kenwood Avenue, 200 block, October 29, 11:28 p.m. A man told police a female suspect, whom he described as black with short red hair and white sneakers, had taken his wallet, cash and phone by force, and fled.
S. Broadway, 700 block, November 4, 11:25 p.m. Police saw a car stopped in traffic with the driver, a woman, involved in what looked to be a heated discussion with a man. The woman told police she had been driving when the man crossed the road in front of her, then became irate and approached the car, and began to assault her. She sprayed mace at him in self-defense, she said. The man told police the woman had nearly struck him and that he had approached her car to ask why, and she had sprayed mace at him. He told police he did kick the vehicle. Police will follow up.
E. Fayette Street, 2400 block, November 3, 3:23 a.m. Police responded to a report of an assault and found a woman bleeding from a cut to her face. She told them a man and a second woman had been arguing and she had tried to separate them and the man had slammed the door on her, causing the injury. She told police the man had told everyone in the area not to answer police questions about the incident. The man would not respond to police requests to turn around to be handcuffed, and was eventually taken into custody forcibly.
S. Wolfe Street, 500 block, November 2, 11:10 p.m. A woman told police she had been assaulted by a former co-worker whom she knew only as “Margarite,” and whom she was unable to describe. The two had been drinking together prior to the incident. The first woman told police the assailant had already gone home because her boss had made her. She then became uncooperative with the investigation and refused to participate further.
Anglesea Street, 400 block, November 2, 4:47 p.m. A woman told police she had gotten into an argument with her mother in law; the mother in law had allegedly become angry over a picture the woman had posted on her Facebook page. The mother in law struck the woman in the face with a pair of metal tongs, causing injury, and was arrested.
N. Rose Street, 200 block, October 30, 6:36 p.m. A man told police he and his father in law had gotten into an argument over money, and that the father in law had stabbed him in the back. The father in law was arrested.
S. Conkling Street, unit block, October 14, 12:50 a.m. A man told police, “I was stabbed by a man by the name Chauncey.” An argument had started between the two when one accused the other of taking his phone. “Chauncey” was later arrested and found to have a ziplock bag containing white powder on his person.
Aliceanna Street, 1400 block, November 5, 4:50 p.m. Someone removed a bag container UnderArmour clothing after it was attached to a pole outside a restaurant.
S. Highland Avenue, 1100 block, November 4, 11:27 a.m. Someone stole six pairs of ladies underpants from a drawer. A suspect was named to police.
Eastern Avenue, 3800 block, November 3, 1:30 p.m. A woman took raw shrimp from a seafood display. When asked when she was going to pay for it, she replied, “When I am ready,” and left with it. She was arrested shortly afterwards.
E. Fayette Street, 3300 block, November 3, 3:10 p.m. A man was arrested for trying to leave a convenience store with 5 energy drinks. He could not outrun police despite the energy drinks, however, and was arrested.
Anglesea Street, 1200 block, November 1, 8:30 a.m. A man told police someone had picked his pocket, taking $1,200 without his knowledge.