Baltimore CitySHOOTING: Southeastern District -- Monica...


December 14, 1990|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

SHOOTING: Southeastern District -- Monica Brown, 18, of the 1200 block of Eager St., was listed in critical condition today at Johns Hopkins Hospital after being shot in the neck last night inside a high-rise apartment in the 1000 block of Orleans St. Homicide Detective Jerry Goldstein said Brown was with several people inside a first-floor apartment around 11:30 p.m. when she was shot in the neck with a medium-caliber handgun. Goldstein said it was not known if the shooting was accidental or intentional. A male friend of Brown's was being sought.

STABBING: Central District -- An argument between two female employees of the Eldorado, a nightclub in the 300 block of W. Baltimore St., last night resulted in the stabbing of one woman and the arrest of the other. Police said the victim, Charlotte Townes, 20, of the 3400 block of Piedmont Ave., was stabbed in the chest with a broken piece of glass that punctured both lungs. Townes was taken by ambulance to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where she was listed in serious condition today. Police arrested a woman at the scene and were holding her at the women's detention center pending a bail hearing.

THEFT: Central District -- Mark Bugnaski, 32, a photographer for suburban editions of the Baltimore Sun, reported that while his 1986 Honda Civic was parked in the 400 block of Guilford Ave. last night someone broke into the vehicle and removed a bag containing photographic equipment valued at nearly $900. Police said the bag, left on the front seat, contained a 55mm lens and an 85mm lens. Police said entry was gained by breaking the vehicle's left front window.

BURGLARY: Southern District -- Police reported that someone broke into Lupi Inc., a warehouse in the 1200 block of Key Highway, and removed 1,400 cases of olive oil and another 325 cases of virgin oil. Police said the products were valued at more than $40,000 and that entry was gained through a door. Police said the break-in occurred Tuesday or Wednesday.

BURGLARY: Southern District -- A resident of the 3000 block of Southland Ave. in Cherry Hill reported that someone entered his home, apparently with a key, and removed a shotgun. Police said the value of the shotgun was not known.

SHOOTING: Southern District -- Tyrone Gibson, of the 3000 block of Southland Ave., reported that at his home Wednesday evening he was shot by a man he knows. Police said Gibson was taken to an area hospital, where he was treated for a gunshot wound of the chin. Police said Gibson's assailant was being sought.

ROBBERY: Southern District -- Arthur Shifflett, of the 1900 block of Byrd St., reported that he was in the 700 block of Light St. when he was stopped by a man armed with a handgun who ordered him to give up his Los Angeles Kings jacket. Shifflett complied, and the man fled with the jacket, valued at nearly $120.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police reported that a warrant was to be obtained for the arrest of a 30-year-old woman who attempted to leave the Valu Food market in the 4200 block of Frankford Ave. without paying for items valued at more than $20. Police said the property was recovered and the woman was allowed to leave the store after she gave a store security officer proper identification.

THEFT/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police yesterday arrested a 37-year-old woman and were holding her in the women's detention center pending charges she attempted to steal a $35 sweater from a display rack at the K mart store in the 5100 block of Sinclair Lane. After theft charges, police said the woman was to appear today at a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 5000 block of Plymouth Road reported that someone forced their way into his home yesterday and removed stereo recording and receiving equipment valued at more than $500. Police said entry was gained through a basement door.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 1100 block of E. Belvedere Ave. reported that someone broke into his apartment and removed jewelry valued at $700.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that someone broke into the Greenspring Middle School in the 4700 block of Greenspring Ave. through an open window. Police said the incident was discovered yesterday and it appeared nothing was removed from the building.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Employees of the Hampden Roofing Co. in the 3800 block of Falls Road reported that someone broke into their building through a rear door and removed equipment valued at $800.

THEFT: Northern District -- Karen Harris, of the 500 block of E. 38th St., reported that someone broke into her car while the vehicle was parked near her home and removed an AM-FM radio valued at more than $200. Police said entry was gained by forcing open a vent window.

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