Railway, 6700 block, November 12, 6 p.m. A man told police he was out walking when a group of men approached him and asked if he had 50 cents. He gave them 50 cents and one said, “I’m gong to bank you,” then punched him in the face, took his wallet and ran.
Caroline Street, 300 block, November 9, 5:30 p.m. A man told police he was in a library with a friend when some men he did not know came up and asked if he wanted to “smoke some weed” with them. When the man got up to go with the group, his friend said, “I think they are strapped,” meaning he thought they were armed, and that he thought he owed one of the individuals money, though he wasn’t sure. When he went outside, they attacked him and robbed him of his computer and wallet, as well as a cane.
S. Broadway, 200 block, November 8, 10:30 a.m. A bar employee told police a man had entered the premises and sat down at the bar, then made a comment about what was on TV. Without any preamble, he grabbed the employee by the collar and went down to the register. He fled with more than $220 cash.
S. Spring Court, 200 block, November 5, 1 a.m. A woman told police she and her boyfriend had been out partying and drinking when they began to argue. The man punched the woman, took her phone and fled.
Orleans Street, 2300 block, November 5, 3:56 p.m. A man entered an automotive business and threatened an employee with a handgun, saying, “Open the register.” He and a fellow suspect fled with more than $1,000 cash.
S. Broadway, 100 block, November 5, 2:58 a.m. A man told police he had been robbed by a man who walked away counting the money. The suspect was arrested a short time later.
E. Pratt Street, 1400 block, November 5, 11 p.m. A cab driver told police three men had gotten into his cab, punched him, grabbed his wallet and fled.
N. Montford Street, 600 block, November 12, 2:47 a.m. Police responded to a local E.R. after a report of multiple stabbing victims who had walked in together. Three men told them they had been involved in trying to break up a fight, and that all of them had been cut.
Eastbourne Avenue, 6400 block, November 7, 7:13 p.m. A woman told police her son’s ex-girlfriend had stabbed her with a pocket knife for no apparent reason.
N. Streeper Street, 100 block, November 7, 6:32 p.m. A man and his brother argued about groceries one had purchased. A shoving match ensued, and then one man stabbed the other with a steak knife. He was arrested. He told police, “I have a prosthetic leg and he pushed me to the floor so I grabbed a knife and stabbed him.”
McElderry Street, 3000 block, November 6, 10:10 p.m. A woman told police her boyfriend had beaten her with a mop. It was revealed the two had been arguing because the man thought the woman was being unfaithful.
Thames Street, 1900 block, November 12, 2:23 a.m. Someone broke the glass door of an apartment and entered.
N. Curley Street, 2900 block, November 12, 9:30 a.m. Someone opened the front window of a house and entered, taking tools and food.
S. Mason Court, 200 block, November 12, 3 a.m. Someone entered a home without force and took $600 cash.
N. Streeper Street, 400 block, November 11, 3 p.m. Someone entered a home through a front door and took away a TV and a game system.
N. Wolfe Street, 100 block, November 11, 10 a.m. Someone pried open the kitchen window of a house and took a computer.
Leverton Avenue, 3400 block, November 10, 11:50 p.m. Police responded to a home owner’s call and found a man inside the house with the resident. The intruder told police, “He knows me,” but this was refuted by the homeowner. The suspect was arrested.
Eastern Avenue, 1600 block, November 10, 8:30 p.m. Someone entered a fraternal order building through a metal folding gate, and took a hand cart and storage bins.
Bank Street, 2000 block, November 9, 4 p.m. Someone entered a home through a window and took a bag, cameras, computers and jewelry.
S. Newkirk Street, 1600 block, November 9, 10 a.m. Someone pried open the door of a business. Nothing appeared to be taken.
N. Milton Street, 600 block, November 9, 8 a.m. Someone broke the window of a house and entered, taking electronics.
N. Luzerne Street, unit block, November 8, 6:30 a.m. Someone pried open the window of a house and took a purse and cash.
N. Streeper Street, 200 block, November 8, 11:15 a.m. Someone entered a home through a side window and took TVs, a computer and other property including tennis bracelets and a dolphin pendant.
E. Pratt Street, 2200 block, November 7, 1:20 p.m. Someone entered a home through a side door and took tools.
Larceny from Auto
The following items were removed from vehicles in the Southeastern District:
Handicap hang tag: 3
Designer sunglasses: 8
Suitcases containing clothing: 3
Garage door opener: 1
Radio knob: 1
Home Depot Gift Card: 1
“Hipster” jacket: 1
Windshield Wiper Lever: 1
Bumpersticker for Pickles Pub: 1
Employee I.D. badge for Department of Defense: 1
Aliceanna Street, 1600 block, November 12, 12:15 a.m. A woman put her purse down on a chair in a bar and later noticed it was missing. A suspect was described.
E. Lombard Street, 4400 block, November 12, 6:30 a.m. Someone stole 300 gallons of gasoline from a mechanical business.
Brentwood Avenue, 6700 block, November 12, 4:20 p.m. A convenience store clerk told police a man had stolen a Hershey bar, pop and two coffees from the business.
Aliceanna Street, 1400 block, November 11, 11 p.m. A woman told police a man had engaged her in conversation, then fled. Shortly afterwards, she realized her cell phone and wallet were missing.
Bayview Blvd., 200 block, November 11, 3:50 p.m. Someone stole $2,800 cash out of a desk drawer.
S. Madeira Street, 200 block, November 11, 4:50 p.m. Someone stole tools from a rear yard. Loppers, pruners and more were taken.
Eastern Avenue, 3800 block, November 11, 4:25 p.m. A man was arrested for stealing a dog leash from a discount store.
Fleet Street, 1000 block, November 10, 6:50 p.m. A man was arrested for stealing granola, nail polish, soap and herbal vitamins from an organic food store. He told police he needed the vitamins because his girlfriend was pregnant.
Gough Street, 6800 block, November 9, 1:45 p.m. A woman told police someone had stolen a lawn mower, dehumidifier and other materials. A former renter was named as a suspect.
S. Fagley Street, 800 block, November 8, 9:19 p.m. A woman was arrested for stealing items from her roommate, including jewelry, an air freshener, a hat and Old Bay.
Baltimore Street, 3500 block, November 8, 10:25 p.m. A man told police he had put his phone on a bar and then delivered some food. When he went to pick the phone up again, it was gone.
German Hill Road, 6700 block, November 8, 8:30 a.m. A woman told police someone had broken off her copper rain spout and run away with it.
E. Lombard Street, 4400 block, November 7, 7 a.m. Someone entered a mechanical business by breaking a lock and stole $3,000 gallons of diesel fuel.
Neighborhood Watch was compiled by Mary Helen Sprecher.