Suspect arrested for handgun violation; armed robbery on S. Durham

Robbery
N. Montford Ave., 100 block, March 31, 9:45 p.m. The victim said that he was sitting on his front porch steps when male suspects approached and told him to lie on the ground. Believing that one of the suspects may have been armed, the victim complied. One of the suspects searched his pockets and took his property before the three of them fled.
S. Durham St., 300 block, April 1, 7:49 p.m. The victim said he was walking north when the suspect came out of a vacant house, pointed a handgun at him, and demanded his wallet. The victim complied; the suspect fled.
Herring Ct., 200 block, April 5, 3:20 a.m. The victim said that she got in an argument with her boyfriend, who punched her in the face and then squeezed her throat with his hands, cutting off her breath. He then reportedly took her cell phone. He was arrested at the scene.

Burglary
Orleans St., 2900 block, March 31, 8 a.m. The victim said that someone entered through the rear unsecured bedroom window, took property, and exited the same way.
Eastboune Ave., 6400 block, March 31, 8 p.m. An unknown suspect broke out a window pain to the vacant house, took power tools, and fled.
S. Wolfe St., unit block, April 2, 11 a.m. The victim said that someone broke a glass pane, unlocked the door, took property, and left through the rear alley door.
Eastern Ave., 3000 block, April 3, 7 a.m. An unknown suspect gained entry through a screen door that couldn’t be locked. About $40 that had been stored in plastic bags was taken.
N. Port St., 400 block, April 3, 9 a.m. An unknown suspect entered via the bedroom window and took a cookie bucket filled with $400 in change.
N. Clinton St., 500 block, April 3, 2:50 p .m. Officers observed the suspect on the porch with suspected drugs in his hand. The suspect, upon seeing the officers approaching him, ran through the house and out the back. After a foot chase, he was caught, and officers also recovered a bag he had thrown onto a roof. The bag contained a gun and drugs. The suspect was arrested and charged with a handgun violation, and also burglary, since the owner of the house he ran through said she didn’t know him.
Rochester Pl., 100 block, April 4, 10:10 a.m. The victim was home in her basement when she heard a noise on the upper floor. She screamed out at the intruder and the noise stopped. She called police, and she found that the suspect had come in through her kitchen window, taken her laptop from the counter, and fled.
Foster Ave., 3100 block, April 4, 6 p.m. THe victim said that someone unknown entered the location with a key and took property. He said that his old roommate had never returned the key.
Imla St., 1400 block, April 5, 1 p.m. The complainant heard a loud noise at the rear of her house. She initially saw nothing, but later found dents to the door of her storage unit and damage to the lock.

Aggravated Assault
S. Broadway, 100 block, April 1, 12:58 a.m. An officer was performing a business check when he observed two male victims bleeding from multiple injuries. The victims, through a translator, said that they were walking when they stopped to talk to the suspects. An argument started, which escalated into shoving. During the assault, a female suspect struck both victims with a bottle, causing injuries. The suspects then fled.
N. Milton Ave., 400 block, April 2, 11:49 a.m. The victim reported that her boyfriend’s brother was at the location to wash clothes. She and he got into an argument during which he reportedly hit her with a broom. A criminal summons was issued.
Orleans St., 2400 block, April 3, 2:40 a.m. The victim reported that his wife came home from the bar and started arguing with him. He went downstairs, and she threw a ceramic mug at him, causing an abrasion. She then grabbed a steak knife from the kitchen and chased him with it. He disarmed her and called the police; she was arrested at the scene.
N. Spring Ct., 200 block, April 4, 1:15 p.m. The victim said that she went to her child’s father’s house to get money; when she arrived and asked for it, the suspect grabbed her around the throat and choked her while covering her mouth and nose with his hand. The victim got away, and he threw a bottle at her, cutting her hand. He pushed her down the steps and threw her outside, telling her, “now call the police, b—h.” She did; he was arrested.
Eastern Ave., 2300 block, April 4, 3:15 p.m. The victim was walking through the park with her child when she was approached by three juveniles, one of whom had branch in his hand. She kept watching and kept her child close when the suspects approached and stated, “Hey, what’s up?” She continued to walk, and one of them swung the branch, striking her in the face. They fled. The suspects were caught during an area canvass. The victim identified the suspect, who was arrested.
S. Newkirk St., 600 block, April 5, 6:42 p.m. The victim became upset when he saw text messages from another man on his wife’s phone. Both parties had been drinking. He shoved her; she bit him, breaking the skin. Both parties were arrested.

Stolen Auto
The blotter lists eight vehicles stolen in the Southeast District from Sunday, March 30, through Saturday, April 5. Locations include S. Broadway, 100 block; Fleet St., 1700 block; Gough St., 1800 block; Boston St., 2300 block; S. Luzerne Ave., 500 block; E. Fayette St., 2600 block; E. Pratt St., 3700 block; Bank St., 6800 block.

Larceny from Auto
The blotter lists 13 instances of theft of items from inside a vehicle from Sunday, March 30, through Saturday, April 5. Locations include N. Front St., 100 block; Aliceanna St., 700 block; Albemarle St., 200 block; S. Eden St., 300 block; S. Wolfe St., 200 block; S. Curley St., 900 block; O’Donnell St., 2900 and 3600 blocks; McElderry St., 2400 block; E. Baltimore St., 3200 block; Gough St., 3400 block; S. Highland Ave., 800 block.

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