THEFT: Northeastern District -- Louis Small, a city employee, reported that someone broke into his city-owned vehicle while it was parked in the 2500 block of Garrett Ave. between Tuesday and yesterday and stole property valued at more than $200.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 1900 block of E. 31st. St. reported that someone broke into her home yesterday by forcing open the front door and stole property valued at nearly $2,000.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that property valued at more than $6,000 was stolen from a dwelling in the 2200 block of Hamilton Ave. after someone entered by breaking a pane of glass in the front door. Police said the intruder escaped with a compact disc player, a computer and other property.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Jennelle Brown, of the 1900 block of Swansea Road, reported that someone found a personal check she had lost earlier and cashed it. Police said the check was made out to Brown for nearly $500 and that it wasn't known if it had been stolen until it was cleared by Brown's bank.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Quintin Jackson, of the 4700 block of Parkside Garden Way, reported he was in the 5900 block of Moravia Road early yesterday when he was accosted by a man with a weapon who robbed him of cash and property, all valued at more than $600. Police said the man had a gold tooth and was wearing a beige jacket and dark pants.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Darlene Swain, of the 700 block of N. Madeira St., told police she was shopping at the Valu Food market in the 4200 block of Frankford Ave. last night when she laid her purse down for a moment. Swain reported she discovered the purse missing and reported the theft to the store's manager, who called police. Police said the purse contained cash and property, all valued at more than $100.
THEFT: Southwestern District -- John Willis, of the 1900 block of Wilhelm St., reported that someone broke into his car yesterday while it was parked in front of his home and stole property valued at nearly $400.
THEFT: Southwestern District -- Officials of the CSX reported that someone broke into a railroad car between Tuesday night and yesterday morning while it was parked on a siding in the 1200 block of Bernard Drive and stole an air compressor valued at nearly $200.
BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- A resident of the 900 block of N. Franklintown Road reported that someone broke into his home and stole property valued at more than $2,400. BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Police reported that property valued at $500 was stolen from a house in the 400 block of S. Smallwood St. after someone forced open the front door yesterday afternoon.
THEFTS: Southwestern District -- Two residents of the 1000 block of Wilmington Ave. reported that someone removed several pieces of clothing from their clotheslines yesterday. One woman, Teresa O'Brien, told police clothing valued at $200 was removed from her clothesline. Another women, Delores Zepp, reported the theft of clothing.
THEFT: Southwestern District -- Ann Jones, of the 1000 block of Wildwood Parkway, reported that after her ex-boyfriend left her home with property that belonged to him, she discovered that several pieces of her jewelry were missing. Jones told police the jewelry was valued at more than $2,700. Police said Jones was advised to seek a warrant for the man's arrest or a summons ordering him into court to answer theft charges.
BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- A resident of the 2900 block of Mosher Court reported that someone broke into her home yesterday and stole a TV valued at nearly $250. Police said entry was gained by breaking the front-door lock.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Employees of the Chesapeake Repair Center in the 1600 block of W. 41st St. reported that someone broke into the building and stole a cellular car phone valued at $100. Police said entry was gained by breaking a rear window.
ARSON: Northern District -- Police were seeking a man in connection with the arson of a house in the 3400 block of Ash St. early yesterday. The occupant of the house, Elizabeth Nail, told police she was awakened at 12:10 a.m. by smoke and flames coming from the back of her house and called the fire department. Police said evidence showed that someone threw a flammable liquid onto the back porch and then set it afire. Police said the fire damaged the back porch, the side walls and the back door before it was extinguished by firefighters. Police said the fire appeared to be the result of a domestic situation.
THEFT: Northern District -- Daniel Jacobson, 72, a patient at Sinai Hospital in the 2400 block of W. Belvedere Ave., reported that sometime between Tuesday night and noon Wednesday someone entered his room and stole two gold rings. Police said Jacobson, who is recovering from surgery, said the jewelry was valued at more than $900.