Baltimore CitySHOOTING: Western District -- Police today...


July 08, 1991|By reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

SHOOTING: Western District -- Police today were seeking two men in connection with the shooting Saturday night of a woman in the bedroom of her home in the 500 block of N. Monroe St. Police said Sharon Miner was asleep in her second-floor bedroom around 9 p.m. Saturday when two men, one with a handgun, forced their way in through the front door after knocking a friend of Miner's down when he attempted to prevent them from entering. Police said the men ran upstairs to the woman's bedroom and held her down. Police said one of the men men placed the muzzle of the gun inside Miner's mouth and pulled the trigger. Police said the bullet pierced the back of the woman's mouth and lodged in the back of her head. After the men fled, Miner was transported to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where today she was listed in serious condition. Police said the men fit the description of two men who were recently released from prison and that shooting was over some property that Miner was keeping for them while they were incarcerated.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Eugenia Holt, of the 3000 block of Belair Road, reported that someone removed an air conditioner from the outside of her dining-room window early yesterday morning. Holt told police the appliance was valued at nearly $300.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- An 11-year-old boy told police he was walking in the 3000 block of Hillen Road shortly after 11 a.m. yesterday when a female about 16 stole nearly $8 he was carrying.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone broke into Roy's Club in the 1600 block of Abbotston St. yesterday evening and stole an air conditioner. Police said the property was valued at $300 and that entry was gained through a side window. Police said a member of the club saw two men running from the building while carrying the air conditioner.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police reported a man robbed Johnny's food store in the 2000 block of E. 30th St. yesterday of an undisclosed sum of cash. Police said a man entered the store around 1:30 p.m. yesterday and ordered some lunch meat from an employee. Police said when the employee placed a package of meat on the counter and opened the cash register, the man went behind the counter, pushed the employee to the floor and removed the money.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Tracey Blunt, of the 1300 block of Gorsuch Ave., reported that while her car was parked near her home between 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. yesterday someone entered the vehicle through an unlocked door and stole an instant camera, a pair of tennis shoes, 50 cassette tapes and a stereo equalizer. Blunt told police the property was valued at more than $900.

RAPE/ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police today continue their search for a man who robbed two women of their money Saturday night at gunpoint then raped one of them. Police said the women, one 20 and the other 65, had left their place of employment in the 5400 block of Belair Road around 9:15 p.m. Saturday when they were accosted by a man with a handgun as they were walking toward their cars in a lot behind the business. Police said the man robbed both women of $10 each before forcing them into the younger woman's car. Police said the man forced the owner of the car to drive to the rear of a school near Walther Boulevard and Glendale Avenue, where he ordered the older woman out of the car and told her to sit on the school steps. Police said the man raped the younger woman inside the car. Following the attack, the man ordered the older woman back into the car and told the rape victim to drive to the 5300 block of Belair Road. There, the women got out. Police said the rape victim's car was found a block away. Police said the younger woman was taken to the Francis Scott Key Medical Center, where she was treated and released. The rape victim told police the man told her he was recently released from jail.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 6200 block of Tramore Road reported she was asleep around 3:30 a.m. yesterday when she was awakened by a noise. The occupant told police she saw a man standing by a window and cried out. Police said the man fled and that no property was taken.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported a man broke into a dwelling in the 2300 block of Cloville Ave. around 4:15 a.m. yesterday and fled when the occupant was awakened by a noise. Police said the man entered through a kitchen window and was seen standing in the occupant's bedroom when she awoke. No property was taken, police said.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police today were seeking a man who broke into a house in the 5400 block of Grindon Ave. early yesterday morning. Police said a man of dark complexion was seen standing in the doorway of the occupant's bedroom after he was awakened shortly after 5 a.m. Police said the man fled and that no property was reported missing.

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