OFFICER HURT/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police arrested a 23-year-old man and charged him with assaulting an officer Saturday night in the 4600 block of Marble Hall Road after she placed him under arrest for possession of a handgun. Police said Officer Cynthia Molick, 35, arrested the man about 9:30 p.m. Saturday and was about to handcuff him when the man turned around and struck her in the face, neck and back. Police said the man then tried unsuccessfully to remove Molick's .38-caliber service revolver from its holster. Police said the man fled and was trailed to a nearby house. There, the man threatened two occupants with a weapon before he was wrestled to the floor and arrested by other officers who aided Molick. Police said Darryl K. Brightful, whose address was not immediately known, was charged with assaulting Molick, resisting arrest and assault by threatening the two people in the house. Following the incident, Molick was taken to the emergency room at Good Samaritan Hospital, where she was treated for injuries and released.
SHOOTING: Western District -- Police reported that Kevin Dorsey, of the 2000 block of Walbrook Ave., was listed today in serious condition at the University of Maryland Medical Center after he was shot in the back Saturday night. Police said Dorsey was in the 1700 block of Lorman St. about 11 p.m. Saturday when a man armed with a handgun began shooting at him. Police said Dorsey turned and was fleeing when he was shot once in the back. Police said no arrest had been made and that a motive for the shooting was not immediately known.
CUTTING: Western District -- Lawrence Frazier, of the 2200 block of N. Ellamont St., reported he was in the 1900 block of Clifton Ave. about 1 a.m. yesterday when he was attacked by a man who cut him with a knife. Police said Frazier was found in the street by a police officer. Frazier was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center for treatment and was listed today in serious condition. No arrest has been made in the case.
BURGLARY/ARREST: Western District -- Police responding to a burglary in progress at the J & J Carry Out in the 1200 block of Laurens St. entered the building and arrested a man. Police said no property was taken and that the man was being held at the police station pending burglary charges.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Antoine Elton, of the 2500 block of Salem St., reported he was walking in the 2600 block of N. Bruce St. shortly before 10 p.m. Saturday when he was stopped by two men, one armed with a handgun, who robbed him of his gold necklace, tennis shoes and a jacket. Police said the property was valued at nearly $100.
BURGLARY/ARREST: Southwestern District -- Police arrested a man Saturday night and charged him with breaking into a church on Edmondson Avenue. Police responding to a burglary at the Mount Olive Holy Evangelistic Church at 3816 Edmondson Ave. about 11 p.m. entered the building and arrested a man who lives a block away. Police said no property was taken and that entry was gained through a window. Police said Phillip Randolph, of the 3700 block of Edmondson Ave., was charged with burglary and held over the weekend at the police station pending a bail hearing today before a District Court commissioner.
ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Steven Reitz, an out-of-town resident, reported he was in the 500 block of Yale Ave. yesterday when he was stopped by a man who asked him if he wanted to buy some narcotics. Reitz told police that when he told the man he wasn't interested in drugs, the man struck him with his fist and stole his eyeglasses. Police said before the man ran from the scene, he broke one of the windows of Reitz's car. Police said the cost of the eyeglasses and the damage to the car window was estimated at nearly $500.
ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Police said a man who purchased a bottle of soda from an attendant at a West Baltimore Street service station robbed the station of cash and cigarettes, all valued at more than $600. Police said an attendant at the Jackson Service Station in the 3300 block of W. Baltimore St. was working about 3 a.m. yesterday when a man requested a soft drink. Police said when the attendant opened the office door to give the man the soda, the man pulled out a handgun and forced his way in. Police said the gunman then removed money from the cash register and also took several cartons of cigarettes.
ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Police reported a man armed with a handgun entered the High's dairy store in the 3700 block of Wilkens Ave. yesterday afternoon and demanded money from the clerk. Police said the clerk gave up an undisclosed sum to the gunman, who fled out the front door.