BURGLARY/ARREST: Eastern District -- Police responding to a burglary early yesterday at the Institute of Notre Dame in the 900 block of Aisquith St. found a man lying on the sidewalk in front of the school and arrested him for burglary. Police said the man, a 34-year-old resident of the 700 block of Eager St., entered the school by breaking a window and removed property from a kitchen. Once outside, police said the man, who had been drinking, passed out on the sidewalk. Police said the man did not resist being arrested and today was being held the Eastern District lockup pending burglary charges.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 1200 block of Cochran Ave. reported that he discovered a burglar in his home yesterday and chased the man out. Police said nothing appeared missing and that a man in his late teens was being sought.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Lamont Rogers, of the 5500 block of Sarril Road, reported that someone entered his home and removed a TV set. Police said the property was valued at more than $200 and that Rogers suspects a person he knows took the TV.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Penny Chalfant, of the 900 block of Quantril Way, reported that a teen-age male she knows entered her home and removed more than $150 from her bedroom dresser. Police said the youth was being sought in connection with the theft.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Gary Hood, of the 1600 block of E. 29th St., reported that he was in the 1600 block of E. 28th St. shortly after noon yesterday when he was stopped by two men, one armed with a handgun, who demanded his money. Police said the gunman and his accomplice escaped with $60.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police were seeking two men, one armed with a handgun, who stopped Glen Craddock, of the 1900 block of E. 30th St., as he walked yesterday afternoon in the 3600 block of Ednor Road and robbed him of $65 and food stamps worth more than $100. Police believe the men who robbed Craddock were the same that robbed Hood.
ATTEMPTED THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police today were seeking a man who attempted to leave the G.C. Murphy department store in the 3900 block of Erdman Ave. without paying for merchandise he removed from display shelves. Police said the man was about to leave the store after placing 28 bottles of Tylenol and 18 spray cans of air freshener in a bag when he was spotted by a store security officer. Police said the man dropped the merchandise and ran out the front door.
THEFT/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police responding to McCrory's department store in the 6000 block of Moravia Park Drive yesterday arrested a 32-year-old resident of the 5000 block of Gwynn Oak Ave. who attempted to leave the store without paying for two cassette tapes. Police said the man was seen placing the tapes in his coat by a store security officer, who held the man for the arrival of uniformed district officers. Police said the man was held overnight at the Eastern District station pending charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Sophie Appler, of the 4100 block of Kingsway Road, reported that she was walking in the 5800 block of Belair Road around 4 p.m. yesterday when she was robbed of her purse by two men who drove off in a pickup truck. Appler told police the purse contained about $20.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- James Krause, of the 2800 block of Clearview Ave., reported that someone entered the back yard his home yesterday and removed property valued at nearly $80.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that two jackets valued at nearly $300 were removed from a dwelling in the 1200 block of Rossiter Ave. after someone gained entry by breaking a front window.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- John Langley, of the 4200 block of Mary Ave., reported that a live Christmas tree that was being stored in his back yard before putting it on display was stolen yesterday. Langley told police the tree was valued at $70.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Raymond Brown, a resident of the 2500 block of Cecil Ave., reported that a woman with whom he formerly shared his home removed a console TV set from the dwelling while he was away from his home. Police said the TV set was valued at more than $1,300 and that Brown was advised to seek a warrant for the woman's arrest.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone entered an apartment in the 4900 block of Goodnow Road and removed $200. The victim, Robert Saunders, told police he suspects a relative took the money.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 3400 block of Erdman Ave. reported that someone entered his home after breaking a window and removed a hand-held vacuum cleaner and a telephone answering machine. Police said the property was valued at $80.