July 2, 2012
The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City Police Department's Northern District at 410-396-2455. Bellemore Road 100 block, between 4:40 and 6 a.m. June 27. Giant and Trek mountain bikes stolen from garage. Entry gained through window. West Belvedere Avenue 2400 block, between noon and 1:10 p.m. June 25. Laptop stolen from unlocked vehicle.
June 16, 2013
A man who died after being cut by an assailant several times Saturday marked Baltimore's 100th homicide of 2013, police said Sunday. Police said they were called to the unit block of North Rosedale Street in the city's South Hilton neighborhood about 11:45 p.m. and found a man, later identified as Jamal Diggs, 33, suffering from several cuts to his extremities. He was taken to an area hospital, where he died from his injuries. No additional information was immediately available, and police did not identify the weapon used.
September 26, 1995
A cashier at a High's store in Brooklyn Park thwarted a knife-wielding assailant's robbery attempt Sunday when she refused to give in to his demands, county police said.A man wearing a white bandanna over his face walked into the store in the 700 block of Church St. at 10:40 p.m., police said. He pointed a knife at the cashier and told her to give him all the money in the register.The cashier refused and called out to a fellow employee for help. The suspect drove away in a white car, police said.
April 30, 1993
An unidentified man tried to rob a restaurant in Millersville last night and was fatally stabbed during a struggle with an employee, Anne Arundel County police said.Police said the stabbing occurred in the Wendy's restaurant in the 8200 block of Veterans Highway shortly after 10 o'clock after an assailant with a knife forced two employees into the office, where the manager was counting the night's receipts.Gerald Albright, 39, of Glen Burnie, one of the employees, struggled with the assailant, drew a folding knife from a sheath he carried, and stabbed him in the chest, police said.
August 25, 1993
A man was shot and killed during an argument over a pen in a Severna Park doughnut shop early today, Anne Arundel County Police said.Police have not released the name of the victim, who was in his 20s, pending notification of his family, according to Officer Terry Crowe.Investigators said two men were inside the Dunkin Donuts store in the 600 block of Ritchie Highway around 3:15 a.m. when the victim asked the other man if he could borrow a pen, Officer Crowe said. After the man gave the victim the pen, the victim asked if he could buy it. The man refused.
December 15, 1997
A 3-year-old Salisbury girl was shot in the abdomen yesterday after a relative answered a knock at the door of their residence, police in the Eastern Shore city reported.Lt. Gene Powell said the assailant knocked on the door of a first-floor apartment in the 400 block of Naylor St. about 4: 30 p.m. When a man answered, the assailant fired a .22 caliber firearm, and the bullet struck the girl in the abdomen and left her body, Powell said.He said the girl was taken by ambulance to Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, where she was treated for a non-life threatening wound and held overnight for observation.