Baltimore CityPOLICE SHOOTING: Western District -- Police...


July 24, 1991|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

POLICE SHOOTING: Western District -- Police reported a man was shot early yesterday when he turned and fired at least one shot at two officers pursuing him in the 500 block of Sanford Place. Neither officer was injured. Police said when Officers Phillip W. Sexton, 42, and Gabriel Bewley, 23, entered the front of a house in the 500 block of Sanford Place after a report that armed men were holding a family hostage, they spotted the two men running out a rear door. Police said as one man fled down the alley, the other stopped before leaving the back yard and fired a shot that struck the side of a rear door, narrowly missing Sexton. Police said Sexton fired four shots from his 9mm semi-automatic handgun and hit the gunman in the right arm. Police said the injured man, Clarence Hawkins, 24, of the first block of Brubar Court, was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where he was treated and taken into custody. The other man, Sixto Danois, 23, of the 5700 block of Old Court Road, was arrested while attempting to flee. A search of bushes in the alley behind the house revealed a gun that Danois is suspected of carrying when he ran out the door. Police said both men were charged with two counts of assault with intent to kill the officers, burglary, two handgun violations and assault by pointing a handgun at the officers. Police said it was not known what the two armed men were doing in the house and why they were threatening the occupants.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that someone broke into Jong's food market in the 2200 block of Division St. near Gold Street between Sunday night and early Monday and stole more than $300 worth of cigarettes and other tobacco products. Police said entry into the food store occurred by entering a vacant building next door and knocking a hole in the wall.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Police said two young residents of the 2500 block of McCulloh St. were riding their bicycles in the 1000 block of Cloverdale St. Monday evening when they were assaulted by older youths who stole their bikes. Police said the victims were not injured and that the bikes had a total value of nearly $200.

BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 2200 block of Druid Hill Ave. reported that someone broke into her home and stole a TV, VCR and a telephone. Police said the property was valued at more than $800 and that entry was gained through a window.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that a VCR valued at $200 was stolen from a dwelling in the 1900 block of Vine St. after someone entered through an unlocked window.

ASSAULT: Western District -- Regina Washington, of the 2400 block of N. Stockton St., reported that at her home she was attacked by a man who struck her several times with his fist. Police said Washington, who was not seriously injured, was advised to seek a warrant for the man's arrest.

RAPE: Western District -- Police today were seeking a man in connection with the rape of a woman inside a house in the 900 block of W. Saratoga St. early Monday. Police said the victim, a Baltimore County resident, reported she was forced to submit to the man while he threatened her with a knife. Police said after the man freed the woman, she was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center for treatment and released.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Elaine Purvey, of the 500 block of Poplar Grove St., reported she was in the 2500 block of Division St. early yesterday when she was attacked by several youths, some armed with bottles. Purvey told police the youths robbed her of her wallet that contained $40.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that someone forcibly entered a dwelling in the 2100 block of Woodyear St. and stole several pieces of clothing and an air-conditioner. Police said the property was valued at nearly $200.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Thomas Fisher, of the 2800 block of Harlem Ave., reported he was at Harlem Avenue and Dukeland Street yesterday afternoon when he was accosted by a man armed with a metal pipe who demanded he give up his money. Police said Fisher complied, giving the man $20.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Kathleen Barber, of the 1500 block of Shadyside Road, reported she was seated in her parked car near her home yesterday morning when a man reached into && an open window and grabbed onto her purse. Police said Barber attempted to retrieve her purse but was unable to do so when the man struck her arm. Police said the man escaped with cash and property, all valued at more than $60.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a dwelling in the 1700 block of E. 25th St. through a basement door and stole property valued at more than $2,800. Police said the intruder escaped with a telephone answering machine, a telephone, an AM-FM cassette radio, TV, microwave oven, two sewing machines and a wedding band.

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