BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 900 block of Chestnut Hill Ave. reported that someone forcibly entered her home early yesterday and stole a telephone and cash. Police said the property had a combined value of nearly $1,800 and that entry was gained by opening a combination dining room door and window.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that a deliveryman for Maria's PA restaurant in the 5400 block of Harford Road was making a delivery in the 3000 block of Weaver Ave. Tuesday night when he was accosted by two men, one armed with a handgun, who threatened to shoot him if he didn't give up his money. Police said one of the men robbed the deliveryman of his cash and the keys to his 1984 Chevrolet, which they stole.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 5400 block of Todd Ave. reported that someone broke into his outdoor storage shed and stole a 1986 Yamaha motorcycle. Police said the vehicle was valued at $800.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Lawrence James, of the 2900 block of Huntingdon Ave., told police he was walking near his home early yesterday when he was attacked by three men who struck him with their fists and robbed him of cash and property, all valued at more than $400.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Clarice Martin, of the 2700 block of Boone St., told police she was walking in the 3100 block of Old York Road yesterday afternoon when she was approached from the rear by a man who stole her purse. Police said the man escaped with cash and property, all worth more than $400.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police today are seeking the person who broke into a dwelling in the 300 block of E. Belvedere Ave. yesterday and stole cash, a telephone and three watches. Police said the property was valued at more than $400 and that the intruder gained entry through a kitchen door.
SHOOTING: Northern District -- Michael Lanteon, of the 800 block of Argonne Drive, reported he was walking in the 600 block of McCabe Ave. around 6 p.m. yesterday when he heard three gunshots. Police said Lanteon then felt a sharp pain in his stomach and was later taken to an area hospital for treatment. Police said it was not known if Lanteon was intentionally shot by someone or hit by a bullet meant for someone else.
THEFT: Northern District -- Patricia Amish, of the 5200 block of Patriot Lane in the Thunder Hill section of Columbia, told police someone entered her place of employment in the 1700 block of Rogers Ave. and stole her purse. Police said the purse contained cash and property, all valued at nearly $150.
THEFT: Northern District -- Employees of The Gap, a clothing store in the 500 block of E. Belvedere Ave., told police a man entered the store around 9 p.m. last night and stole 10 pairs of pants. Police said the pants were valued at nearly $400.
THEFT: Northern District -- Karen Patterson, of the 2300 block of Barclay St., told police that someone stole her bicycle after she locked it and left it for a short period of time in the 2800 block of Greenmount Ave. Patterson told police the bike was valued at $100.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 500 block of Chestnut Hill Ave. reported that someone broke into his home through a rear second-floor door and stole nearly 200 compact discs. Police said the value of the property was not known.
RAPE/ARREST: Western District -- Police arrested a man and charged him with raping a woman inside a house in the 1200 block of Braddish Ave. Police said the victim reported that she was forced to accompany the man into the house at knifepoint and was raped. The woman was treated at a hospital and released. Later, police arrested Gerald Medley, 29, of the 1200 block of Braddish Ave., and were holding him at the station without bail pending a bail review hearing today before a District Court judge.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that a portable AM-FM radio was stolen from a dwelling in the 3900 block of Keswick Road after someone gained entry through a rear kitchen window. Police said the burglary occurred between Tuesday and yesterday.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Carroll Williamson, of the 2300 block of Mosher St., reported he was in the 2200 block of Riggs Ave. Tuesday afternoon when he was attacked by a man who robbed him of his tennis racket, racket cover and knee brace after striking him in the face. Police said the sports equipment was valued at nearly $150.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Police said Clarence Parker, of the 1800 block of Warwick Ave., reported to police that he was robbed of a gold ring, watch and $7 Tuesday night by a man armed with a handgun who attacked him as he walked in the 1500 block of N. Bentalou St. Parker told police he didn't know the value of the property and that the ring has his initials on the inside of the band.