THEFT: Northern District -- Christopher Jensen, of the 2800 block of N. Howard St., reported that between April 26 and yesterday someone removed several goldfish from a pond in his back yard. Police said the fish were valued at nearly $60.
BURGLARY/ARREST: Northern District -- Employees of Allied Contractors in the 200 block of E. Preston St. reported that someone broke into a company trailer while it was parked at a construction site in the 100 block of W. Cold Spring Lane and removed property valued at more than $1,000. Later, police arrested a suspect and were holding him at the station pending charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that someone broke into Columbia Publishing in the 200 block of E. 25th St. and removed a VCR and radio equipment. Police said the property was valued at nearly $1,000.
THEFT: Southeastern District -- Shirley Gholson, 48, of the 2000 block of W. Lanvale St., reported she was standing at a bus stop in the 2100 block of E. Fayette St. late Monday night when a man stopped and began to engage her in conversation. Gholson told police that while she was talking to the man, he ripped off the gold chain she was wearing around her neck and fled. Police said the jewelry was valued at more than $100.
BURGLARY: Southeastern District -- Employees of Your Super Music, a cassette tape and record store at the Old Town Mall in the 500 block of N. Gay St., reported that someone broke into the building through a second-floor rear window and removed cash and a radio. Police said the property was valued at more than $400. Police said the burglary was discovered when an alarm went off.
BURGLARY/ARREST: Southeastern District -- Police responding to a burglary in the 200 block of S. Dallas Court yesterday evening entered the building and arrested a man who had broken in with the intent to steal property. Police said the dwelling is owned by the Baltimore Housing Authority. Police said Delroy Deshield, 32, of the 1000 block of Witherspoon Road, was arrested and charged with burglary. Police said Deshield was held overnight at the district lockup pending a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.
BURGLARY: Southeastern District -- A resident of the 3200 block of Fleet St. reported that upon her return home yesterday evening she discovered that someone had entered her home -- apparently with a key -- and removed $400.
THEFT: Southeastern District -- Christine Tamiola, 38, of the 800 block of S. Grundy St., reported that someone entered her property over the weekend and removed a 10-speed bike. Police said the bike was secured with a chain and that its value was not immediately known.
SHOOTING: Southeastern District -- Dante Coley, 19, of the 500 block of N. Belnord Ave., reported that during an incident at his home Monday evening he was shot in the hand by a man he earlier had allowed into his home. Coley told police that shortly after the man entered his home, he pulled out a handgun and demanded money. Coley reported the man then shot him and fled. Police said Coley was taken to a hospital for treatment and was released.
THEFT: Southeastern District -- Employees of the Rite-Aid pharmacy in the 2200 block of E. Monument St. reported that a man entered the store shortly after 8:30 a.m. yesterday and removed more than 100 cigarette lighters, valued at $150, from a display.
ASSAULT: Southeastern District -- Police today continued seeking a man who assaulted Edward Robinson, 44, of the 1700 block of Bank St., when Robinson attempted to stop the man from stealing scrap copper from his company in the 2000 block of Aliceanna St. Police said Robinson spotted the man stealing scrap copper valued at more than $20 yesterday morning and was attempting to stop him when the man struck Robinson in the head with a piece of copper pipe. Police said the man escaped and that Robinson was not seriously injured.
THEFT: Southeastern District -- Ernest Woodzello, 23, an out-of-town resident, reported that someone broke into his parked 1987 Jeep in the 1600 block of Thames St. over the weekend and removed a stereo radio and an outside mirror. Police said the property was valued at $200.
ROBBERY: Southeastern District -- Amelia Tillie, the barmaid at Frankie and Dean's bar in the 1900 block of Fleet St., told police she was walking toward her car around 3 a.m. Monday after closing up the business when she was attacked from behind by a man who shoved her up against the wall of a building. Police said the man then stole the woman's purse and fled. Police said the man escaped with cash and property, all valued at about $200.