Southeast Crime: Spate of armed robberies hits East Fayette Street

E. Fayette St., 2400 block, Jan. 20, 8:03 p.m. A woman said that while inside the carry-out, a male suspect entered and told her, “Give me everything you got.” She told him she had nothing, so he pulled out a knife and said, “I will cut you.” He grabbed her around the neck and cut her on the chin and left. The victim was treated by Medic 10.
E. Fayette St., 1100 block, Jan. 20, 11 p.m. Two women told police that while standing on the block, two other women approached and advised them to hold onto their cell phones, because “they just took mine.” Ten or 11 suspects then approached. One of the male suspects struck one of the women in the head and took her phone; another male tried to take the other woman’s phone but she smacked him. A man was arrested by police.
E. Fayette St., 1400 block, Jan. 24, 6:35 p.m. The store manager said that the suspect entered wearing a mask and started to put items on the counter. When asked to remove the mask, the suspect replied, “No, I don’t have to—it’s my right in the state of Maryland.” He was asked to leave. The suspect stated “Well, I am just gonna take this s—t; see who stops me.” The manager grabbed him, but the suspect grabbed the manager’s throat. The suspect had a knife. He left.
E. Baltimore St., 3000 block, Jan. 26, 10 a.m. A woman reported that she heard banging on the front door. She noticed the suspect force his way in and run upstairs with a gun in his hand. The victim picked up her phone, and the suspect stated, “Who you going to call?” As the victim ran downstairs, the suspect placed her in a choke hold. The report ends here. A warrant was obtained.
S. Collington Ave., 200 block, Jan. 26, 11:40 a.m. A woman told police that she was outside when three suspects approached. One said, “Give me your money, b—h.” The victim told him she had none; he replied “I ain’t playin,” and pulled out a knife. She screamed for her boyfriend, and all three suspects ran away in different directions.

S. Bond St., 800 block, Jan. 20, 2:15 a.m. A man reported that he woke up to hear footsteps in his hall. He checked his house and found a second-floor window open. He called police, who cleared the house and found nothing. No property was taken.
Boston St., 2400 block, Jan. 20, 3:15 a.m. An unknown suspect pried open the front door to the optical store and took 45 pairs of Ray Ban frames worth $180 each, a total of $8,100 in property. Officers responded to a 3:15 a.m. alarm call and found the location secure.
S. Conkling St., unit block, Jan. 20, 10 a.m. Upon returning home from church, the complainant found his rear door open and lock broken. A boom box, construction tools, TV, wireless printer and microwave oven were stolen from the location.
N. Montford Ave., 200 block, Jan. 20, 2 p.m. A man reported that someone came in through the unlocked rear door and took a TV and various DVDs.
N. Kenwood Ave., 400 block, Jan. 21, 6 p.m. The complainant reported that she was at her family’s house picking up when she noticed that the basement window was broken out. A desktop computer was stolen from the kitchen.
Fleet St., 1600 block, Jan. 21, 10:10 p.m. An officer responded to an alarm call and found that the front window of the pizza parlor had been smashed with a brick. When the owner responded, he stated that someone had moved the cash registers from their original locations. It was unknown whether anything had been taken.
President St., 200 block, Jan. 22, 2:30 a.m. The window to the seafood restaurant was broken, and a register with $500 inside was stolen. Security footage revealed a man breaking in and taking the cash register at about 3:10 a.m.
E. Fayette St., 2500 block, Jan. 22, 3 p.m. An employee of the business reported that the rear door had been kicked off its hinges, but multiple pieces of wood nailed on the inside of the frame had prevented the suspect(s) from making entry.
N. Montford Ave., 400 block, Jan. 23, 12:50 p.m. A woman reported that she came home to find the rear door open and jewelry missing. A man was arrested.
N. Curley St., 200 block, Jan. 23, 1 p.m. A woman came home to find the dwelling broken into and various electronics stolen. The suspect had squeezed through the bars covering the rear window.
Jefferson St., 2700 block, Jan. 25, 6 p.m. A woman came home to find a TV and laptop stolen. The suspects left behind a black, size 11 Prada shoe.
Mt. Pleasant Ave., 3500 block, Jan. 25, 10:50 p.m. Police responded to a home after the person who lived there called and reported that her neighbors advised that unknown people were going in and out of her home. The suspects used an unknown object to pry open the front door; no property was taken.
N. Potomac St., 500 block, Jan. 26, 12 p.m. The suspect pried off the board covering the front window and stole bike, computer, TV, and Wii system, ransacking the entire house in the process.

Aggravated Assault
N. Robinson St., 400 block, Jan. 20, 11:13 p.m. A woman said that during a fight, another woman sprayed her in the face with mace and fled.
Gusryan St., 400 block, Jan. 22, 6:30 p.m. A woman said that during an argument with her father, he sprayed her in the face with mace and fled. A warrant was obtained.
N. Milton Ave., 400 block, Jan. 22, 9:25 p.m. An officer responded to the location for a reported discharge and found a man lying on the floor of the carryout, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to Hopkins Hospital. Another victim was found at the 600 block of N. Rose St., suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transferred to Johns Hopkins where he died from his wound.
O’Donnell St., 6500 block, Jan. 26, 7 p.m. A woman reported that her husband was drunk and slapped her face several times, pushed her away, and threw an ashtray at her. He was arrested at the scene; no injuries were reported.

Larceny From Auto
There were 11 larcenies from auto reported in the Southeast District during the week of Jan. 20-26. Areas hit include Fell’s Point, Upper Fell’s Point, Canton, and O’Donnell Square. Reported stolen were three GPS units, three laptops, one briefcase, two handbags/purses, one handicap placard, two cameras, one sum of cash, one bunch of food stamps, CDs, a set of keys, one person’s medication, a cell phone, and a tool kit.

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