Baltimore CitySUSPICIOUS FIRE: Northwestern District...


September 08, 1992|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

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SUSPICIOUS FIRE: Northwestern District -- Firefighters early today extinguished a fire at the front door of Forest Park Senior High School in the 4700 block of Eldorado Ave. Reported at 5:32 a.m., the blaze was doused in a few minutes. It caused minor damage to the exterior of the building.

SHOOTING: Eastern District -- A 24-year-old man from the 2500 block of E. Preston St. was listed in critical condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital after being shot in the head and left forearm at 1:48 a.m. today in the 1500 block of N. Montford Ave.

SHOOTING: Western District -- A resident of the 300 block of N. Fulton Ave. who was shot in the left foot during an argument about two blocks north of his home was treated at the University of Maryland Medical Center early yesterday.

SHOOTING: Southern District -- A 20-year-old Cherry Hill man was reported in stable condition today at the University of Maryland Medical Center after being shot last night in a buttock and upper leg. He told police he was in the 2900 block of Southland Road about 11:45 p.m. when a car stopped. An occupant demanded money, the victim said, but then fired for no reason.

ROBBERY/ARREST: Central District -- A gunman stole a Bolton Hill couple's Jeep about 9 p.m. yesterday as they got out of the vehicle in the 1400 block of Park Ave. Shortly afterward, police spotted the vehicle in the 1800 block of Eutaw Place and arrested the driver. The gun used in the robbery was not recovered. Charged with armed robbery and held at the station pending a bail hearing today is Rudolph Turner, 18, of the 1300 block of W. Lafayette Ave.

CUTTING/ARREST: Central District -- A 33-year-old man was arrested early today and charged with cutting a woman during an argument at her home. George Wormley, of the 800 block of Reservoir St., was arrested shortly before 2 a.m. today and charged with cutting the woman on the hand inside her home in the 2200 block of McCulloh St. Mr. Wormley was to appear at a bail hearing today before a District Court commissioner.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Property valued at more than $300 was stolen from a house in the 3700 block of Greenmount Ave. over the weekend after someone kicked in the front door.

THEFT: Northern District -- Someone entered a house in the 2900 block of St. Paul St. over the weekend and stole a refrigerator, a microwave oven and a fan, valued at more than $500. The owner told police he thinks he knows who committed the theft.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- A TV, compact disc player with several discs, an electric razor, several pieces of jewelry, $2 in cash and a 35mm camera, all valued at more than $1,300, were stolen from a house in the 2300 block of Druid Park Drive by someone who forced the front door over the weekend.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- A multispeed bike valued at nearly $130 was stolen from a garage in the 3900 block of St. Paul St. yesterday afternoon.

BURGLARY: Western District -- J & J Carryout in the 1200 block of Laurens St. was broken into twice during the holiday weekend. In the first burglary, a radio, a TV and 15 cartons of cigarettes, valued at more than $1,300, were stolen yesterday morning. Earlier in the weekend, thieves crashed through the wall of a vacant building next door into the carryout and took $500, including $300 in coins, and 50 cartons of cigarettes.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Twenty cases of soft drinks were stolen from the Chung Sun grocery in the 1500 block of W. Baltimore St. over the weekend after someone broke a door window in a storeroom.

BURGLARY: Western District -- A burglar who got in through a basement window stole a TV, VCR, clothing and several pieces of stereo equipment, valued at nearly $1,300, from a house in the 2500 block of Calverton Heights Ave. over the weekend.

CHURCH BURGLARY/ARRESTS: Western District -- A man and a woman were arrested early yesterday morning by police responding to a burglar alarm and were charged with breaking into the Greater Harvest Pentecostal Church in the 1300 block of W. Baltimore St. and with theft. Two lamps valued at $100 were recovered. Held in lieu of $10,000 bail pending a bail review hearing were Steven Beasley, 30, of the 900 block of W. Lexington St. and Patricia Forley, 30, address unknown.

ASSAULT: Western District -- Gary Warren, of the 600 block of N. Chapelgate Lane, was listed in stable condition at the University of Maryland Medical Center after being hit with a baseball bat during an argument yesterday in the 2600 block of Harlem Ave. A man known as "Mel" is being sought.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Property valued at nearly $700 was stolen from a house in the 500 block of S. Beechfield Ave. yesterday morning after someone gained entry by force.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Tools valued at more than $5,700 were stolen over the weekend after someone broke into Topnotch Woodworks in the 200 block of N. Franklintown Road. Entry was gained through a rear window.

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