Southeast Crime: Armed Robberies With Guns: Lombard, Wolfe, O’Donnell, Fleet, East

E. Lombard St., 4000 block, Oct. 14, 7:15 p.m.  A man told police that he was walking home when a man and woman approached him, pulled out a gun and searched his pockets. The victim told police he hit the male suspect on the head with his cane, causing the suspect to discharge two rounds. The suspects fled.
E. Fairmount Ave., 2000 block, Oct 14, 4:40 p.m. A man said that while he was walking, several juveniles followed him, surrounded him and demanded he empty his pockets. The suspects took the property and fled.
S. Wolfe St., 300 block, Oct. 15, 9:10 p.m. A man said that two male suspects approached him from behind, displayed a gun and stated, “Give up your wallet.”  The victim put his wallet and phone on the ground. The suspects took them and fled.
O’Donnell St., 2000 block, Oct. 15, 9:30 p.m. A woman told police that as she exited her car, a suspect placed a gun to her head. She screamed, dropped her purse, and ran. The suspect picked up her purse and fled. A suspect was later arrested on a warrant.
Fleet St., 2100 block, Oct. 16, 10:10 p.m. A man told police that while walking, he noticed the suspects following him. One of the two suspects grabbed him and said, “Don’t make a sound; I’m going to go homicidal on your [expletive],” and then pointed a silver revolver at him. The victim handed over his property to the suspects, who fled.
Eastern Ave., 2800 block, Oct. 18, 1:33 p.m. A woman was closing the bar when she saw someone looking inside. Moments later he walked in, his hand in his pocket as if he had a gun. “Let’s make it easy—give me the money and nobody gets hurt,” he said. The woman hit the panic button and told him police were on the way. He fled without taking anything.
N. East Ave., 400 block, Oct. 18, 3:45 p.m. A man reported that a suspect approached him and pulled out a silver revolver. Another suspect demanded his property, which he handed over.
Shakespeare St., 1600 block, Oct. 19, 1:45 a.m. An older man told police he left the bar at Thames St. and was walking home when he was pushed over by a female, who then took his wallet and fled.
E. Fairmount Ave., 3000 block, Oct. 19, 9:50 p.m. A man told police he was walking when a male suspect approached and attacked him by punching him in the face. The suspect took the victim’s property and fled.
N. Spring Ct., unit block, Oct. 20, 12:45 a.m. A man told police he had just parked and was walking to his front door when two suspects, both armed with guns, approached. They demanded that he let them into his home. The victim gave the men his property, but asked that they not go inside because his children were inside. As this was going on, the police were called. The suspects heard the sirens and fled.

N. Rose St., unit block, Oct. 15, 7 a.m. A man came home to find his rear door kicked off the hinges. No property was taken.
Fagley St., 800 block, Oct. 15, 7:36 a.m. An officer responded to an open door call and found that the front door was open and the frame damaged. No owner was located; it is unknown if property was taken.
E. Fairmount Ave., 2000 block, Oct. 15, 5:05 p.m. A neighbor called police upon hearing the front door of a vacant home being broken. Upon arrival, police found the damage. A citizen advised that a man was seen fleeing the property, which is under renovation, with an industrial fan.
Fait Ave., 6800 block, Oct. 15, 9 a.m. A man told police that while he was out for a few hours starting at 9 a.m., someone came in through an unlocked side window and took cash.
Elrino St., 1500 block, Oct. 16, 6:30 a.m. An unknown suspect cut the screen to get into the kitchen, then took a flat screen TV and a laptop computer.
N. Lakewood Ave., 200 block, Oct. 16, 9:30 a.m. A suspect came in through the rear door. The report doesn’t state whether the door was locked or not. The suspect took jewelry, two laptops, an X-Box, a camera, and an iPod.
N. Curley St., 100 block, Oct. 17, 10 a.m. A suspect gained entrance, probably through an unlocked second-story window, and took a laptop and several drills, breaking a few locked bedroom doors in the process.
N. Rose St., 600 block, Oct. 17, 12 p.m. The complainant found his window and rear door open. The suspect had opened the unsecured window and stolen a laptop and a backpack.
N. Chester St., 100 block, Oct. 18, 5:30 p.m. A man reported that he had let another man inside to use his telephone. He later discovered that his house keys were missing. He locked up and left his home, and came home to find the front door unlocked and tools missing.
S. East St., 1000 block, Oct. 19, 1:25 p.m. A woman reported that she returned home to find her kitchen window screen on the floor. Nobody had been able to get inside.
S. Central Ave., unit block, Oct. 19, 9 p.m. An employee arrived at the office to find that someone had forced the front door, removed a cash box with cash, and fled.
N. Lakewood Ave., 600 block, Oct. 19, 11:30 p.m. A woman reported that someone gained entry to her dwelling by removing the mail slot and then opening the front door. A television and set of house keys was taken.
Thames St., 1800 block, Oct. 20, 5 a.m. A man reported hearing a load metallic bang, and then noticing his shed door open. He turned away for a second, turned back, and the door was closed. He discovered that someone had broken the locking mechanism on the door. He also found that his mitre saw was missing. The same man later found that more tools and fishing equipment was missing after he went to bed and got up again.
S. Exeter St., 400 block, Oct. 20, 6 a.m. A man reported that somebody kicked open his rear door, removed watches and laptops, and fled the scene.

Aggravated Assault
Gough St., 2200 block, Oct. 14, 6:45 p.m. A female bartender told police that a female patron was angry about a drink she had been served, and threw it at the bartender’s head. The patron was arrested.
Gough St., 2200 block, Oct. 14, 6:45 p.m. A woman reported that while standing outside of the bar smoking a cigarette, she was hit by a beer bottle. The police were unable to locate the suspect.
N. Potomac St., 500 block, Oct. 16, 7 a.m. A woman told police that while arguing, a man struck he in the back of the head with a cane. A warrant was issued.
N. Broadway, 100 block, Oct. 17, 10:55 p.m. A man said that during an argument, a woman hit him in the head with a set of car keys—she was arrested.
N. East Ave., 500 block, Oct. 18, 10:15 a.m. During an argument between a mother and daughter, the daughter grabbed a kitchen knife and thrusted it at her mother, who grabber her arm. The daughter dropped the knife and ran out of the house.
Fortview Way, 6000 block, Oct. 19, 5:40 p.m. A woman reported that during an argument, a man picked up his bow and arrow, pointed it at her, and told her he was going to kill her. She called the police and he was arrested.
Tolna St., 700 block, Oct. 18, 6 p.m. A man told police he was walking when another man started calling him a name. The first man turned and asked the other man if he was talking to him. The man replied in the affirmative, so the victim, fearing for his safety, punched him. The suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim in the abdomen, and then ran into the woods. The victim required stitches to close the wound.
S. Broadway, 100 block, Oct. 19, 7 p.m. A man told police he bought a car for $5000 from someone. He later let the seller borrow the car. It was never returned. He called the police to report a theft. The police visited the seller’s last known address, but the seller wasn’t there. The seller heard the police were at his house, and, angered, he responded to the buyer’s place of work, pointed a gun at him, and told him he would kill him. A coworker called the police, and the suspect fled. A warrant was issued.
S. Broadway, 200 block, Oct. 20, 6:35 p.m. A very intoxicated man told police that his girlfriend of eight years hit him in the head with a piece of molding with screws in it. Staples were required to close the wound. The man would not give police any of his girlfriend’s personal information other than her first name, so no warrant was issued.

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