Baltimore CityTHEFT: Northern District -- Someone broke...


April 06, 1992|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 -- Someone broke into a locker at Johns Hopkins University in the 3400 block of N. Charles St. over the weekend and stole a student's wallet. The unidentified student told police the wallet contained more than $200. In another incident at the school, police said someone entered an unattended room over the weekend and stole stereo equipment valued at more than $100.

ASSAULT/ARRESTASSAULT/ARREST: Northern District -- Police arrested a 16-year-old and were holding him at the station in connection with the shooting early yesterday of Maurice Collick, of the 1000 block of Radnor Ave. Police said Mr. Collick was shot in the head with a large-caliber revolver in the 4500 block of The Alameda around 4:30 a.m. yesterday. Police said Mr. Collick sustained a minor head injury when the bullet grazed him and was admitted to a hospital for treatment.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 600 block of Homestead St. reported that someone broke into his apartment over the weekend by forcing a side door and stole a TV, stereo equipment, a compact disk player and a cassette player, all valued at nearly $1,000.

ROBBERY: Western District -- A man reported he was in the 2300 block of Whittier Ave. around 10 p.m. Saturday when he was stopped by a man armed with a handgun who ordered him to surrender the contents of his pockets. Police said the gunman made off with a gold ring and cash, all valued at more than $150.

THEFT: Western District -- Someone entered the Jiffy Trailer & Hitch Co. in the 2100 block of N. Monroe St. by cutting a hole in the fence around 7 p.m. Saturday and stole two radial tires of unknown value.

CUTTING: Western District -- John Simms, of the 800 block of Harlem Ave., was assaulted by a man with a knife late Saturday night in the 1500 block of Harlem Ave. and was stabbed in the left wrist. Police said Mr. Simms was taken to a hospital for treatment and a man he knows is being sought in the stabbing.

ASSAULT: Western District -- Police today were seeking a man known as "Derrick" who is suspected of throwing a 7-year-old girl off a bridge in the 1400 block of N. Monroe St. Saturday night. Police said the girl, a resident of the 1300 block of N. Gilmor St., and the man were walking in the 1400 block of N. Monroe St. around 9 p.m. when the man, for an unknown reason, picked up the girl and threw her off the bridge. Police said the girl landed on an embankment several feet below and sustained injuries to her left leg and possible internal injuries. From the scene, she was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where she was admitted. Her condition was not known.

CUTTING: Western District -- Michael Washington was inside the Gentlemen 10 nightclub in the 2100 block of Edmondson Ave. around 1:15 a.m. yesterday when he was attacked by a man who stabbed him in the chest with a knife. Police said the man escaped. Mr. Washington was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where he was treated and admitted.

ROBBERY: Western District -- A man reported he was walking in the 2600 block of Pennsylvania Ave. early yesterday when he was accosted by two men who tried to rob him. Police said the victim, who was intoxicated, resisted and the men fled without taking any of his property. The victim told police that one of the men may have had a handgun.

THEFT: Western District -- A resident of the 2300 block of Whittier Ave. reported that a man he knows entered his house yesterday afternoon and stole $200 worth of stereo equipment.

BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 1400 block of W. Fayette St. reported that someone broke into his third-floor apartment Saturday evening and stole a VCR and an AM-FM radio and cassette player. Police said the property was valued at more than $600 and the thief entered by kicking in a door.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Property valued at nearly $1,000 was stolen from a dwelling in the 2400 block of Eutaw Place over the weekend. Police said someone entered through a door and stole two rings and stereo equipment.

BURGLARY/ARREST: Western District -- Police arrested a man and were keeping him under guard at a hospital pending charges that he broke into the Jiffy Trailer & Hitch Co. in the 2100 block of N. Monroe St. yesterday afternoon with the intention of stealing. They said the man was spotted inside the company grounds and tried to escape by climbing over a fence with razor wire at the top. Police said he got to the top of the fence but fell to the pavement outside the property after cutting his arms. The man was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center for treatment. Following his release from the hospital, police said, the man was expected to be charged with burglary and attempted theft. They said he also was being investigated in connection with a series of thefts from the trailer company over the past two weeks.

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