BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 2600 block of N. Calvert St. reported that someone broke a window in a rear kitchen door of his home and removed property valued at nearly $1,700. Police said the intruder escaped with a briefcase, two television sets, a portable cassette recorder, gym bag, a tape deck, VCR, two speakers and a telephone. The break-in occurred Friday or Saturday, police said.
BURGLARY/ARREST: Northern District -- Police responding to a burglary in the 2800 block of N. Calvert St. early yesterday arrived on the scene and arrested a 42-year-old man as he fled the dwelling. Police said John Reed, of the 700 block of Exeter Hall Ave., was held overnight in the district lockup pending a bail hearing today before a District Court commissioner.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Officials of the Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. in the 100 block of W. Lexington St., reported that when an employee responded to an apartment in the 5500 block of Bowleys Lane to investigate a gas leak Monday evening he found that someone had removed the gas meter. Police said a new meter was installed and that the cost of the one that was stolen was more than $400.
ASSAULT: Northeastern District -- Janol Green, 19, of the 1500 block of Abbotston St., reported that during an argument with another woman in the 1600 block of Gorsuch Ave. late Monday night she was cut on the hands and arm with a knife. Green told police that during the attack the other woman also bit her several times. Police said Green drove herself to Union Memorial Hospital, where she was treated and released. The woman who attacked Green escaped and is being sought.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 4700 block of Homesdale Ave., reported that someone used a key to enter his home Monday and removed stereo equipment, jewelry and clothing. Police said the property was valued at more than $600.
ASSAULT: Northeastern District -- Police arrested Donald Helmbright, 34, of the 5500 block of Whitby Road, late Monday night and charged him assault by pointing a shotgun at several youths playing football in the front street. The youths, ages 14 to 19, told police Helmbright left his house armed with a shotgun and warned them to stop playing ball and making noise. Police said Helmbright denied he was armed with a shotgun, but he said he was carrying a baseball bat when he ordered the youths to leave. Helmbright was taken to the Eastern District station, where he was being held pending a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- A deliveryman for Pizz-A-Bolis in the 1700 block of E. Northern Parkway reported that he was leaving his car while delivering a food order in the 2100 block of Pentwood Road late Monday night when he was accosted by a man armed with a handgun who forced him to give up his money. Police said the gunman fled with $80.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Angela Phillips, of the 1300 block of Pentwood Road, reported that she was at home early yesterday when she heard someone breaking into her house through a rear kitchen door. Police said when Phillips confronted the intruder, the man struck her in the face and robbed her of $30 before running out a door. Police said Phillips was not seriously injured and that a knife, believed carried by the burglar, was found inside the house.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 1500 block of Waverly Way reported that someone used a tool to break into his apartment between Monday night and yesterday morning. Taken, police said, were several coins, a coin bank, jewelry and a 7-foot-high door and its locks. Polices said the property was valued at $600.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- David Burke, of the 2400 block of Ailsa Ave., reported that someone came onto the front porch of his home yesterday and removed a 4-foot-long telescope. Burke told police the telescope was valued at nearly $500 and that he suspects a former tenant stole the property.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Monica Wilkes, a resident of Ocean City, reported that she was in the 4600 block of Bowleys Lane yesterday afternoon when she stopped to tie her shoes. Wilkes said a man walked by and stole her purse which she
placed on the pavement next to her. Wilkes said the man ran away and that the purse contained various pieces of property, including a bus ticket for a return trip to her home.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Two women reported that they were walking in the 3900 block of Canterbury Road Monday when they were accosted by two men, one armed with a handgun, who forced them to give up their money and valuables. Police said the gunman and his accomplice robbed Ann McNutt, a resident of the 3900 block of Canterbury Road, of her cash and jewelry, all valued at nearly $1,100. From Helen Stewart, of the 300 block of Homeland Southway, the robbers took $70.