SHOOTING: Northwestern District -- Police said Roger Aleong, 27, of the 5900 block of Fenwick Ave., was listed in critical condition today at the Shock-Trauma Unit in Baltimore after being shot at least once last night while in the 3000 block of Thorndale Ave. Police said officers, responding about 5 p.m. to a report of shots fired, found Aleong lying in the street bleeding from a gunshot wound of the head. Residents of the block told police they heard nearly a dozen shots being fired before they found the victim. Police said they had made no arrests in the case and that a motive for the shooting was not immediately known.
THEFT: Western District -- Daniel Burrell, of the 1300 block of N. Fulton Ave., reported that a man he knows stole a gold ring with diamonds he was wearing Wednesday in the 1100 block of N. Parrish St. Police said the ring was valued at more than $400 and that the suspect was being sought.
THEFT: Western District -- Anthony Johnson, of the first block of N. Fremont Ave., reported that someone entered his home and (( removed more than $300 in cash and a leather jacket.
BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 2300 block of Eutaw Place reported that someone broke into his home this week and removed a VCR, a set of drums, a watch and a computer game, all valued at nearly $450.
BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a dwelling in the 3300 block of Presstman St. and removed property valued at nearly $900.
BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Police reported that someone kicked in a door and removed property valued at nearly $1,800 from the J&S confectionery and grocery store in the 1800 block of Poplar Grove St.
BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- A resident of the 4200 block of Flowerton Road reported that someone broke into his home through a kitchen window and removed property valued at $600.
THEFT: Southern District -- Allen Snyder, of the 4300 block of Butler Road in Glyndon, northwestern Baltimore County, reported that while his car was parked in the 1300 block of Ramsay St., someone broke into it and removed a loaded, Italian-made, 9mm semiautomatic handgun and an extra clip of ammunition, all valued at about $600.
THEFT: Southern District -- Charles Stetts, of the 7100 block of Race Road in Hanover, Anne Arundel County, said his car was parked in the 1100 block of Carroll St. when someone broke into it through a window and removed two power saws, valued at more than $150.
ASSAULTS: Southern District -- Police were seeking several youths they believe were involved in two incidents of assault on South Stricker Street. Police said Wheeler Morris, of the 300 block of S. Stricker St., was attacked Wednesday night by several youths who struck him with sticks and caused minor injuries. Later that night, Michael Mullikin, of the 1400 block of McHenry St., was attacked by youths with sticks. Police said Mullikin was not seriously injured.
BURGLARY/ARREST: Central District -- Police responding to a burglar alarm at the city Department of Housing and Urban Development in the 1300 block of Druid Hill Ave. yesterday entered the building and arrested a man they believe was attempting to steal several pieces of property. Police said Officer Kenneth Driscoll reported that he arrested without incident a man who was about to leave with a typewriter, a wallet and an electric shaver. Charged with burglary, theft over $300 and malicious destruction of property was Carry Mattocks, of the 900 block of Argyle Ave. Police said Mattocks was being held at the police station pending a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Nelson Oliver, of the 2400 block of Druid Hill Ave., reported he was in the 600 block of Pitcher St. early yesterday when he was accosted by a man with a handgun who took his cash and jewelry, all valued at more than $800.
THEFT: Central District -- Erik Krakau, of the 900 block of Wesley Road in Finksburg, Carroll County, reported that someone broke into his car Wednesday afternoon while it was parked in the 700 block of N. Charles St. and removed an electric guitar and the instrument's carrying case. Police said the property had a total value of $400.
THEFT: Central District -- Police reported that someone broke into a car parked in the 2200 block of Maryland Ave. this week and removed a cassette radio and tools used to erect dry walls. Steven Johns, an out-of-town resident and owner of the car, told police the property was valued at $400.
BURGLARY: Central District -- A resident of the 700 block of Newington Ave. reported that someone entered his home through an unlocked door and removed two 19-inch TV sets and a VCR, all valued at $800.
THEFT: Central District -- David Shapiro, an attorney, reported that while his car was parked near his apartment building in the 1100 block of St. Paul St., someone pried open a window of the vehicle and removed property valued at $200.