Baltimore CityTHEFT: Northern District -- Officials at...


December 03, 1991|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

THEFT: Northern District -- Officials at Sinai Hospital in the 2400 block of W. Belvedere Ave. reported that someone entered the hospital over the weekend and stole property valued at more than $5,000 -- four two-way radios, four radio battery chargers and two VCRs.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that someone broke into Hopko Inc. in the 3300 block of Clipper Mill Road by prying open the front door and stole tools and bank checks of undetermined value.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- Police today were seeking a man who entered Ron's Supermarket in the 2700 block of Miles Ave. shortly before 10 a.m. yesterday and forced an employee to give him an undisclosed sum from the cash register while indicating he had a gun.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- Dong Chin, of the 3300 block of Cardenas Ave., reported he was walking in the 3000 block of Greenmount Ave. around 7 p.m. yesterday when he was attacked by two men who tore his pants pocket and robbed him of his wallet, containing cash and property valued at nearly $100.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 4900 block of Lanier Ave. reported that someone broke into his home yesterday by forcing the front door and ransacked the bedroom. Police said it was not immediately known if any property was stolen.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police said property valued at nearly $500 was stolen from a dwelling in the 3000 block of Abell Ave. after someone got in through a window yesterday. Police said the intruder escaped with a telephone, telephone answering machine, tape recorder and other items.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 6100 block of Northwood Drive told police her home was forcibly entered by someone yesterday who stole 500 baseball cards, $120 and a container of laundry detergent. Police said entry was gained through the front window.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police said electronic equipment valued at nearly $3,000 was stolen yesterday after someone broke into a dwelling in the 600 block of E. 41st St. through a front bedroom window.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- Elvira Hall, a resident of the Gallagher Mansion Townhouse Condo in the 400 block of Tantallion Court, told police she was walking in the 5200 block of York Road shortly after 9 p.m. yesterday when she was attacked from the rear by a man who threw her to the pavement and stole her purse, which contained $8 and a pair of prescription eyeglasses.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that someone gained entry into an apartment in the 300 block of E. 33rd St. with a key and stole several video game cartridges, valued at $100.

SHOOTINGS: Western District -- Police said three men were shot Sunday night while standing together in the 1900 block of N. Monroe St. Robert McMorris, of the 1800 block of N. Dukeland St., told police he was talking with a relative, Ervin McMorris, also of the 1800 block of N. Dukeland St., and Floyd Drumlight, of the 3700 block of Greenspring Ave., around 8:30 p.m. when he heard gunshots. Robert McMorris told police that as he and the other men began to flee, he was shot in the right foot. Police said his companions also were shot and that all three were taken to a hospital for treatment of their wounds, none life threatening. Police said the gunman escaped and a motive for the shootings was unknown.

BURGLARY/ARRESTS: Western District -- Police responding to a burglar alarm at the Club Astoria in the 1300 block of Edmondson Ave. arrested four men who were attempting to break into the building. Police said all four were being held at the police station pending charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.

ASSAULT/ARREST: Western District -- Police arrested an 18-year-old resident of the 2100 block of Division St. yesterday morning and charged him with the shooting and attempted murder of James Reed Jr., of the 2000 block of Linden Ave. Police said Reed was shot in the thigh, groin and chest near the suspect's home shortly after 3 a.m. yesterday and was treated at a hospital. His condition was not known. Charged and awaiting a bail hearing today before a District Court commissioner is Jeffrey Johnson.

SHOOTING: Western District -- Police said a 15-year-old resident of the first block of Milden Court in eastern Baltimore County was today listed in stable condition at the Shock-Trauma Center in Baltimore after being shot in the lower back yesterday during a robbery attempt. Police said the victim was in the first block of N. Gorman St. shortly after 5 p.m. when he was approached by a man with a handgun who demanded his money. Police said that when the youth tried to run away, the gunman fired a shot that struck him in the right buttock. Police said the gunman escaped.

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