Police need help
Police are seeking information regarding a non-fatal shooting in Upper Fell’s Point. A man was shot in the leg and head in front of 248 S. Broadway on Thursday, July 11, at about 8:15 p.m. There are no suspects at this time.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Detective Anthony Kreafle, 410-396-2429, at the Southeastern Police District.
Man murdered in Greektown
A shooting in Greektown on the night of Saturday, July 13, has left a young man dead.
At 11:07 p.m., police responded to the 4600 block of Gough St., where Ramon Rodriguez, 21, had been shot in the head.
Police spokesperson Detective Angela Carter-Watson said that the police department has a suspect in the shooting, and an arrest warrant has been issued. No arrests have been made at this time.
E. Fairmount Ave., 3100 block, July 7, 9:45 p.m. A woman told police that she was getting groceries out of her car when a male suspect grabbed her with both hands. He then grabbed the phone in her hands, and she struggled with him to keep it, but lost. The suspect fled with the phone.
S. Potomac St., unit block, July 8, 10:45 p.m. A woman told police that while she was sleeping the suspect came into her room and asked for money. She told him that she couldn’t give him any at that time. He punched her in the head, so she complied with his demands and gave him money. A witness saw the assault; the suspect was arrested.
N. Caroline St., 200 block, July 10, 10 a.m. A woman told police that a male suspect approached her and punched her. He tried to take her purse but he couldn’t. So he fled.
Kane St., 500 block, July 11, 9:30 a.m. A woman told police that during an argument with her boyfriend, he kicked her in the leg, punched her in the arm, reached into her purse and took her money. He was arrested at the scene.
N. Ellwood Ave., 600 block, July 12, 1:45 a.m. A man told police that he had been dropped off after work and was walking south on the block when two male suspects uttered some words off him and stepped off the porch on which they had been sitting. One of the suspects grabbed the victim in a bear hug; the other punched him in the face. The first suspect took the victim’s property and slammed him to the ground. The victim got up and ran away.
S. Broadway, 200 block, July 11, 7:25 p.m. A man told police that he was on the Circulator bus and using his iPad when a male suspect grabbed it from his hand and exited the bus with two other suspects. The victim got off the bus, too, and confronted the one of the suspects, who punched him. The victim fell to the ground; the suspects fled.
S. Madeira St., 300 block, July 7, 4:25 a.m. A woman told police that she heard a noise in the front room and went to investigate. An ornament she kept in her front window had been moved. The suspect had apparently pushed open the front window to gain entry, then fled when the woman approached.
N. Broadway, unit block, July 7, 5 a.m. A former neighbor was driving by when he noticed a BMX-style bike under his old neighbor’s window. He pulled over and watched a teenage boy crawl out the window and flee on the bike. The witness knocked on the door. The owner of the house had been watching TV in the rear of the house. His barking dog may have scared off the burglar. No property was reported taken; the victim’s screen was cut.
Steelton Ave., 1000 block, July 7, 8 a.m. A woman was at work when she got a call that her gate was open. She had a neighbor check. Someone had stopped up her sinks and left her water running in an attempt to damage the house. Reported stolen was a new lawn mower, diamond necklace, gold bracelet, earrings and cash.
S. Newkirk St., 500 block, July 7, 4:05 p.m. The victim was staying at her daughter’s house. The suspect, her ex-boyfriend, allegedly came to the house and broke the rear door to gain entry. He then grabbed the victim’s daughter by the neck. The victim intervened, and the suspect grappled with her for a few minutes. The report ends here; the suspect was arrested.
Eastern Ave., 3200 block, July 7, 9:30 a.m. The store was closed for the night when someone pried open the front door and stole 60 cartons of Newport cigarettes, 20 cartons of Marlboros, $20 in cash, and a lot of scratch tickets.
Dundalk Ave., 900 block, July 7, 10 p.m. A woman told that someone gained entry to her apartment and took two TVs, two laptops, a video game system, a hookah pipe and a stereo system. There were no signs of forced entry.
O’Donnell St., 3200 block, July 8, 9 a.m. A man told police that he came home and found that someone had stolen an X Box and several games from the living room. There was no sign of forced entry; the victim stated that he had lots of keys.