Note: Due to the police log’s absence in the last two editions, this week’s Baltimore Guide includes crime from Dec. 23 through Jan. 5
Holabird Ave., 6100 block, Dec. 23, 8:10 p.m. Two males allegedly entered the Royal Farms, brandished a handgun, and forced the manager to hand over the contents of the register and various tobacco products.
N. East Ave., 400 block, Dec. 24, 4:15 p.m. A delivery driver reported that as he was delivering pizzas, two men approached. One grabbed the pizzas, the other sprayed him in the face with something, and they fled.
S. Conkling St., 200 block, Dec. 26, 11:25 p.m. A man reported that while walking the block, he was approached by six males. They punched him in the face and took his cellphone. The man flagged down a passing police officer and followed one of the suspects to a different location, where the suspect was arrested by police.
N. Bradford St., 600 block, Dec. 27, 10:30 a.m. Two women working for a cell phone services company reported that while they were removing property from the trunk of a vehicle, they were approached by two men. One of the men pulled a presumed knife out of his pocket and jabbed it in the back of one of the women. The men told both women to put their heads down and drop to their knees. The men took 10 cell phones, money, keys, and a purse, and fled. No injuries were sustained by the women.
N. Montford Ave., 500 block, Dec. 27, 4:02 p.m. A man reported that he had just finished talking to a friend outside his home and was walking back inside when he was pushed from behind onto his couch. The suspect pulled down the man’s hat so he couldn’t see, and pointed a gun at him. Another suspect went upstairs. The two suspects left with laptops, money, and cellphones.
N. Lakewood Ave., 500 block, Dec. 27, 6:50 p.m.. A delivery driver reported that while making a delivery on Lakewood Ave., he noticed the suspects standing outside. Five to six men pushed him to the ground, demanding his keys. They took his keys and wallet and drove off in his vehicle.
S. Broadway, 200 block, Dec. 27, 8:37 p.m. A victim reported that a man entered the convenience store, approached the counter, and displayed a black handgun. “Give me everything in the register,” he reportedly said. The victim gave the suspect some money and cigarettes, which the suspect had requested. The victim then told the man that someone was coming into the store, and he fled.
N. Kenwood Ave., 200 block, Dec. 28, 4:31 a.m. A man reported that while he was walking, two men approached. One grabbed him around the neck; the other said, “Do you know what time this is?” They took his belongings from his pockets and fled.
E. Fayette St., 1300 block, Dec. 28, 6:33 p.m. The victim reported that a man came into the store and began filling a purple bag with soap. The victim approached and asked to look in the bag. The man refused, stating “B–h, I am not giving you my bag.” He pulled out a box cutter knife and swung it at her, and then fled.
N. Kenwood Ave., 400 block, Dec. 28, 7:30 p.m. A man said that while he was walking, two men approached. One asked if he had any “weed”; the other pulled out a knife. One of the men removed the contents of the victim’s pockets, and they both fled.
E. Pratt St., 1600 block, Dec. 29, 4:35 p.m. A woman reported that while she was walking, three men approached her from behind. One grabbed her in a choke hold; another grabbed her arm, twisted it, and took her purse; the third acted as a lookout. The suspects reportedly fled on foot into Perkins Homes. The woman was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview with reports of pain.
S. Caroline St., 800 block, Dec. 29, 9:03 p.m. A woman reported that while in her car in the parking garage, first level, a man approached and knocked on her window, asking for directions. He then opened the door, grabbed her by the hair with one hand, and grabbed her purse with the other. He dragged her out of the vehicle and started punching her and throwing her around. The suspect left the purse, but removed an iPod and fled.
S. Newkirk St., 500 block, Dec. 30, 12 a.m. A man reported that after being “put out” of the bar, he was approached by a silent suspect, who hit him and took his property.
Fleet St., 2000 block, Dec. 30, 7:34 p.m. A woman reported that a man entered the store, went to the candy aisle, and began filling a plastic bag with candy. “Give me back my stuff,” said the woman. “Really, over some candy,” replied the man. She tried to stop him from leaving the store, but he bumped her with his body and she felt that he might hit her, so she let him go.
Fleet St., 3700 block, Jan. 1, 8:28 p.m. Two men reportedly entered the store. One pulled out a gun and said, “Just open the register and give me the money.” The second suspect grabbed cigarettes and the money, and the two left.
N. Ellwood Ave., unit block, Jan. 2. 7:40 p.m. A man reported that when he got home from the store, he noticed three suspects following him. They pulled his hood over his face, assaulted him, and took his cell phone and money. They then assaulted the man’s uncle, who had tried to intervene, and fled.
S. Ann St., 600 block, Jan. 2, 10:50 p.m. A woman reported that while she was walking, two men approached. One threw his arm around her neck, as if greeting a friend. The other pulled her to the ground, and stood over her with a knife. The first man then took her purse and everything inside, and they fled.
S. Wolfe St., 200 block, Dec. 24, 11 a.m.. A woman reported that she returned home to find her dwelling ransacked with numerous electronics meeting. The suspect(s) had gained entry through an unlocked second-story window.
E. Fairmount Ave., 2400 block, Dec. 25, 11 p.m. A woman reported that while she was sleeping, unknown persons had gained entry through her rear kitchen window, removed property, and fled.
Orleans St., 2700 block, Dec. 26, 5:45 p.m. A man reported that he left to take a friend home, and when he returned his side door was kicked in. Various electronics, jewelry, and money were missing from his home.
Noble St., 3400 block, Dec. 26, 8:18 p.m. Police chased a suspect believed to be carrying a handgun. The suspect attempted to escaped by breaking into an occupied dwelling, but was unable to get in. He was arrested, and the police recovered a BB gun.
Orleans St., 2700 block, Dec. 27, 7 a.m. A man reported that someone entered his dwelling through a second-floor rear window, removed a TV and money, and fled.
E. Fayette St., 3100 block, Dec. 27, 8:30 a.m. A woman reported that someone entered through an unlocked rear kitchen window, took a TV, jewelry, laptop, credit card, and gift cards, and fled.
N. Curley St., 100 block, Dec. 27, 8 p.m. a man reported that hel left his location secure, and returned to find that someone had shattered his rear kitchen window with a rock he found on the floor, took a TV and computer, and fled.
Anglesea St., 1300 block, Dec. 28, 8:20 a.m. A woman told police that someone forced open her front door, took things, and left the way they came in.
S. Wolfe St., 200 block, Dec. 29. 3 p.m. A man reported that someone entered his dwelling, possibly through an unlocked front door, and took a TV, DVD player, and two table-top computer speakers.
N. Broadway, unit block, Dec. 29, 7 p.m. A business reported that someone pried open the side door and went inside, taking $150 in cash, an iPod dock, perfume, and dresses.
N. Bradford St., 100 block, Dec. 30, 7:45 a.m. A man reported that someone gained entry to his dwelling through a rear kitchen window, stole $1,100 in cash, and fled.
S. Broadway, 100 block, Dec. 31, 10:30 p.m. A woman went to her salon, and the man who lived above it was out of town. She noticed that a TV that had been bolted to the wall was gone. She called him; he had not moved the TV. A check of the property revealed that the side window had been pried open, and two video game consoles, a Comcast box, and a second TV were also missing.
E. Fairmount Ave., 3200 block, Jan. 1, 9 a.m. A man reported that he came home to find his rear kitchen window open and his basement door open. No property was taken. A neighbor said that they had seen a man go in through the window and leave through the door.
Erdman Ave., 6400 Erdman Ave., Jan. 1, 5 p.m. Responding to an alarm call, an officer noticed that a window was smashed and a stereo was missing from the business.
N. Kenwood Ave., 200 block, Jan. 2, 8 a.m. A woman reported that she came home to find her rear door open, with the boards she had used to secure it on the floor. Missing was a large TV and a keyless entry fob for a car.
N. Linwood Ave., 500 block, Jan. 2, 9:50 a.m. A man came home to find his front door unlocked but blocked from the inside by a chair. He forced his way in, and saw that someone had used a softball-sized chunk of cement to break a window and gain entry. Taken were three TVs, a DVD player, a laptop, a camera, and jewelry.
S. Highland Ave., 200 block, Jan. 2, 11 a.m. A woman reported that she woke up to find a young man in her house. He fled, and she found that an iPhone had been stolen.
N. Highland Ave., 400 block, Jan. 3, 1 p.m. A suspect had jumped through an open window to elude police during a chase. He cut himself and lost his gun. During the pursuit, he ran to this location and tried to gain entry, yelling “Open up, I have a gun.” He did not get inside; a warrant was issued.
N. Highland Ave., 400 block, Jan. 3, 1 p.m. The suspect from the above report tried to force his way into another house, but failed again. He is known to police.
N. Lakewood Ave., 200 block, Jan. 3, 6:05 p.m. A woman received a call from her mother about the alarm going off. She returned home and found her screen cut and window opened. Missing was a TV and laptop.
Toone St., 6200 block, Dec. 23, 12 p.m. A man told police that he had just left home when someone shot him. The victim told police that he didn’t know who shot him. He was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview for treatment.
Esther Pl., 3600 block, Dec. 26, 1:23 a.m. Police said that a man was arguing with an acquaintance, and the acquaintance pulled out a 15-inch machete. When spotted by police, the suspect dropped the machete and started punching the victim. The suspect was arrested at the scene; no injuries were reported by the victim.
S. Broadway, 100 block, Dec. 27, 9:20 p.m. According to police, two men standing at a bus stop got into an argument with a third man. The argument became an assault when the third man picked up a metal pipe and hit the two victims. He was arrested at the scene; the victims refused medical treatment.
E. Fayette St., 2300 block, Dec. 31, 11:58 a.m. A young man was going to the bus stop when an acquaintance approached, said, “What’s up,” and hit him in the face with a brick. The victim sustained bruising and swelling.
Fell St., 900 block, Jan. 4, 1:10 a.m. A woman said that during an argument with her boyfriend, he hit her with a metal rack and then cut off her air way. He was arrested.
N. Kenwood Ave., 100 block, Jan. 5, 3:46 a.m. A man reported that during an altercation, the suspect picked up an AR-15 assault rifle and pointed it at him. The suspect was arrested; guns were confiscated.
S. Broadway, 400 block, Jan. 5, 8:25 p.m. A man reported that the suspect pointed a gun at him and threw a brick at him after a verbal argument. The suspect then fled.
Larceny from Auto
Twenty-two larcenies from auto were reported from Dec. 30 through Jan. 5. Property taken includes money, jewelry, a camera, a handicap placard, a handgun, giftcards, tools, CDs, a GPS unit, luggage, an iPad, and headphones.