Southeast Crime: Friends don’t let friends get tasered; Even when they’re Facebook Friends

Written by on June 6, 2012 in Crime, Neighborhood Watch - Southeast - Comments Off

Dillon Street, 3200 block, May 31, 1:45 a.m. A man told police he was out walking when a second man asked him for a cigarette, then had several accomplices attack him and hold him while searching his pockets. They fled with his phone, some cash and other property.
S. Highland Avenue, unit block, May 29, 10:30 a.m. A man told police he was approached by two men who pulled a gun and robbed him of his wallet, $480 cash and a check.
E. Fayette Street, 1300 block, May 29, 7:45 p.m. Two women entered a dollar store, threatened a clerk with a knife and stole two packages of T-shirts.
N. Belnord Avenue, unit block, May 28, 9:39 p.m. A man told police some teenagers had surrounded him while he was going through the trunk of his car, and had threatened him with a B.B. gun, then robbed him of $40 cash. Both suspects were arrested.
Fait Avenue, 2700 block, May 27, 10:15 p.m. A man told police he was walking home from the store when two other men approached him and pulled a gun, then robbed him of his I.D., $200 cash and two packs of cigarettes.
Holabird Avenue, 6100 block, May 27, 12:32 a.m. Two men walked into a convenience store, pulled a gun on the clerk and said, “Give me the money out of the register.” They fled with Newports and cash.
N. Conkling Street, 100 block, May 27, 3:15 a.m. Two men told police three men had jumped them and had taken their phones and $50 cash.
N. Rose Street, 500 block, May 23, 11 a.m. A woman told police her child’s father had argued with her, then tried to take her purse. When she held onto it, he damaged her TV, mirrors and a large painting.

Aggravated Assault
Eastern Avenue, 4800 block, June 3, 2 a.m. An intoxicated man was found bleeding. His girlfriend told police he had been attacked while inside a local bar, and had been beaten with pool sticks and a glass bottle. The man could not remember the incident.
Pumphrey Street, 1600 block, May 31, 11 p.m. A woman told police a man she knew as “John” had walked up to her house to tell her “I’m gonna put a cap in yo ass.” He then fled. She told police her relationship with him was an ongoing problem.
Holabird Avenue, 6400 block, May 29, 11:15 p.m. A woman argued with her boyfriend and he hit her in the head with a cup. A warrant was issued for his arrest.
Dundalk Avenue, 1400 block, May 28, 4:20 a.m. A man told police he had been punched his wife’s ex-boyfriend and stabbed him in the knee and in the eye.
S. Register Street, 200 block, May 28, 10:15 p.m. A woman told police she was sitting on some steps when a longtime female friend pulled up in a Kia, and together with her sister, began attacking the first woman. The first woman threw a fan at the two, and the attackers pulled out pepper spray and a tazer and attacked again. Warrants were issued for their arrest. The victim was able to identify both assailants because they were all Friends on Facebook.
N. Castle Street, 200 block, May 28, 6:50 p.m. A man was holding his infant son when a second man approached and attacked him. A witness took the child in order to avoid injury to him. The suspect, who was described as having crossed eyes, was arrested a short time later.
N. Linwood Avenue, 200 block, May 27, 5 p.m. A man told police his roommate had stabbed him in the back after they argued about a woman.

N. Curley Street, 100 block, June 2, 4:55 a.m. Someone entered a home through a front door and took electronic game systems.
Orleans Street, 2900 block, June 2, 12:39 a.m. A man was arrested after he entered a home through the basement door and took a washing machine.
S. Clinton Street, 1800 block, June 1, 10:40 p.m. A suspect was observed breaking into a commercial building, but fled without taking anything.
Mt. Pleasant Street, 3600 block, June 1, 3 p.m. Someone entered a home through a back door and took a computer, telescope, TV, cash and a bicycle.
Lloyd Street, 200 block, May 31, 4:15 a.m. Someone entered a home after pushing the air conditioner through a side window and looted the premises.
Lancaster Street, 1600 block, May 31, 7:30 a.m. Someone entered a garage and took a bicycle.
S. President Street, 700 block, May 30, 10:30 a.m. Someone entered an apartment, possibly by using a key, and took a vacuum cleaner, air mattress, food and cleaning supplies.
S. Lehigh Street, 600 block, May 30, 2:25 a.m. A woman came home and found a man lying on her couch. She ran out, he got up, drank an orange Shasta soda, then left the premises. He was arrested shortly thereafter.
Imla Street, 300 block, May 29, 6:30 p.m. Someone broke into a house and took jewelry valued by the homeowner as being in excess of $14,000.
S. Highland Avenue, 400 block, May 28, 12:30 a.m. Someone entered a barber shop using a key and took a safe, clippers, TVs, jackets and cash.

The following objects were stolen:
4 bottles of 5-Hour Energy Drink
2 bananas
2 packages of rib eye steak (recovered from suspect’s pants and returned to store)
Chip snacks (the healthy kind)
10 cartons of cigarettes
Dinner tab in restaurant (diners complained of not having satisfactory service but could not explain why this allowed them to leave without paying).
Febreeze spray
Vending machine
Bottle of whipped cherry vodka
3 jars of crab meat (recovered from suspect’s pants and returned to store)
A 3’ x 2’ sign saying, “I am being harassed and intimidated and my property is being destroyed in order to force me out of my home.”

Neighborhood Watch was compiled by Mary Helen Sprecher.

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