BURGLARY: Northwestern District -- Someone broke a window at Northwest Auto Sales in the 5100 block of Reisterstown Road and made off with business equipment valued at $315 early yesterday morning.
BURGLARY: Northwestern District -- A lock was broken on a storeroom in the 3300 block of Devonshire Drive early yesterday and someone took a power drill and wooden ladder valued at $440, police said.
LARCENY: Northwestern District -- A videocassette recorder valued at $250 was removed from a residence in the 3900 block of Park Heights Ave. without the owner's permission.
ASSAULT: Northwestern District -- A 14-year-old boy was charged with beating and attempting to stab his mother, who lives in the 3800 block of Park Heights Ave. The woman apparently was not seriously injured in the attack.
LARCENY: Northwestern District -- Someone who had access to keys used them to enter management offices at Reisterstown Road Plaza over the weekend and rifled through desks, it was reported yesterday. Taken were coins and money orders valued at $650.
LARCENY: Northwestern District -- Ten men's rings, value not available, were taken from a display case at Elite Jewelry in Mondawmin Shopping Center, 1200 Mondawmin Concourse, police said.
LARCENY/ARREST: Northwestern District -- A man was charged with shoplifting after employees at the High Energy clothing store in Reisterstown Road Plaza reported that a silk shirt-and-trousers set was taken from a rack. James McCray, 29, address unavailable, was being held at the station early today, police said. No bail had yet been set.
BURGLARY: Northwestern District -- A house in the 3000 block )) of Piedmont Avenue was burglarized yesterday when someone forced open the rear basement door. Taken were three leather coats, a jacket and jewelry, value undetermined.
BURGLARY: Northwestern District -- Residents of a home in the 5700 block of Pimlico Road began screaming when they realized someone had broken the basement window and entered the house. Their screams apparently scared off the burglar, but not before the person escaped with a watch and cash, valued at a total of $550. The burglary occurred between 4 and 4:30 a.m. yesterday.
ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Charles Brown, 62, was walking in the 4300 block of Springdale Ave. when he was approached by a man with a handgun who demanded: "Give me everything you got." Brown gave the man $70.
BURGLARY: Northwestern District -- An unlocked window in the rear of a house in the 4400 block of Garrison Blvd. yesterday provided access to someone who took a television, videocassette recorder and a stereo valued at $1,215.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A color television set and videocassette recorder, total value of $1,000, were taken from a home in the 1200 block of Argonne Drive. The method of entry into the home has not been determined.
LARCENY: Northeastern District -- An illuminated, double-faced sign valued at $2,000 was taken from outside Glenmore Gardens, in the 4800 block of Belair Road. The theft was first noticed yesterday, but could have occurred any time in the past week, police were told.
LARCENY: Northeastern District -- About $300 in cash, costume jewelry and hair-cutting equipment were taken from a closet in Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School in the 3500 block Hillen Road, police said.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Stereo equipment, two televisions and $250 in cash were taken from a house in the 4700 block of Ellison Ave. Entry was gained through an unlocked window in the front of the house. Total value of the stolen items was placed at $3,470.
LARCENY/ARREST: Northeastern District -- A 16-year-old girl was released to her parents after she was arrested and charged with stealing items from the Giant Food store in the 5100 block of Sinclair Lane.
LARCENY/AUTO: Northeastern District -- A suitcase containing 20 cassette tapes and some coins were taken from a 1985 Nissan parked in the rear of a residence in the 5800 block of Lillyan Ave. Value of stolen items was placed at $240.
ASSAULT/ARREST: Northeastern District -- A 15-year-old boy was sent to the Charles H. Hickey Jr. Training School after he attacked an employee at the Woodbourne Center, 1300 block of Woodbourne Ave. The boy attempted to stab Hansberry Moore, 40, with a screwdriver at 5:15 p.m. yesterday. Moore was not injured in the attack.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A 14-carat gold watch valued at $260 was stolen yesterday from a home in the 3500 block of Elmora Ave. Entry apparently was gained by breaking a basement window, police said.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- A 49-year-old man told police he was walking in the first block of W. 27th St. late Sunday when he was approached by three men, one of whom brandished a knife. They took $16 from Sambasiba Reddy and cut his ear, police said.
LARCENY: Northern District -- About $250 in property was taken from St. David's Episcopal Church in the 4700 block of Roland Ave.