Baltimore CitySHOOTING/ARRESTS: Western District -- Police...


May 15, 1991|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

SHOOTING/ARRESTS: Western District -- Police arrested a 20-year-old and a 14-year-old and were holding them at the station in connection with the shooting last night of James Chase, of the 2400 block of Druid Hill Ave. Police said that about 10 p.m. Chase was in the 2500 block of Druid Hill Ave., where he argued with two males. The pair then ran into a house and came out with a .22-caliber rifle. One of them shot Chase three times, police said. They said Chase was taken by ambulance to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where he was admitted in serious condition with bullet wounds to both legs and the left side. Police said Eric Deboise, 20, and Demond Chester, 14, both of the 2500 block of Druid Hill Ave., were charged with attempted murder and using a firearm in the commission of a felony.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Eric Ware, of the 5300 block of Sinclair Lane, reported he was about to enter the front door of his apartment building Monday night when he was accosted by a man armed with a handgun who demanded his money. Police said Ware complied, giving the gunman $50 in cash.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police said a 12-year-old boy reported that after parking his bike on the grounds of Hamilton Middle School in the 5600 block of Sefton Ave., an older boy stole the bike and rode off. Later, in the 600 block of Woodbourne Ave., police arrested a suspect and recovered the bike. Police said the youth who allegedly stole the bike was released in the custody of his parents pending action by juvenile authorities.

ROBBERY/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police arrested a 20-year-old woman and were looking for two men in connection with the armed robbery early yesterday of the 7-Eleven store in the 2900 block of Harford Road. Police said that after two men and a woman entered the store about 5 a.m., one of the men pulled out a handgun and ordered a clerk standing behind the counter to give him money from the cash register. After taking an undisclosed sum of cash, the trio fled out the front door. Later, police arrested a woman who fit the description of the female as she walked a few blocks from the robbery scene. Police said Vanessa Lyle, 20, of the 2700 block of Fenwick Ave., was charged with armed robbery and was held overnight at the Women's Detention Center pending a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 1300 block of Crofton Road reported that someone broke into her home yesterday and stole a microwave oven. Police said the appliance was valued at $300 and that entry into the house was through a front basement window.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Lashawn Washington, of the 1900 block of E. 32nd St., told police that property valued at more than $800 was stolen from her home yesterday. Later, police arrested two 11-year-old boys and two 13-year-old boys in connection with the theft and released them in the custody of their parents.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police arrested a female and were holding her at the Women's Detention Center at the Central District pending charges that she stole property from the purse of an employee of the Greater Grace Church in the 6000 block of Moravia Park Drive. Police said the woman is suspected of entering an office at the church and taking items from the victim's purse while she was away from her desk.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that two men, one armed with a handgun, entered the Pisces Q & Subs Carryout in the 5600 block of Bowleys Lane about 10 p.m. yesterday and ordered two employees to lie on the floor. Then the robbers opened the cash register and took an undisclosed sum of money. Police said the gunman and his accomplice warned the employees to stay on the floor, then fled.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Gloria Burgess, of the 1000 block of Bonaparte Ave., told police she was in the 500 block of Pennsylvania Ave. late Monday night when she was stopped by a man who pointed a rifle at her and demanded her money. Police said Burgess turned over more than $100 to the gunman, who escaped on foot.

THEFT: Central District -- Brent Wilson, an out-of-town resident, told police that while his vehicle was parked in the 200 block of E. Baltimore St. between Monday and yesterday someone broke into the vehicle and stole a 10-speed bike and a suit case. Police said the property was valued at nearly $300.

BURGLARY: Central District -- Police reported that someone forcibly entered an apartment in the 1500 block of Park Ave. Monday night and stole a compact disc player and two jars containing coins. Police said the property was valued at $300 and that entry was gained through a back door.

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