Wednesday, January 9, 2013
The robber held up two men at gunpoint with only a few dollars between them.
If this robber is ever caught it's doubtful this crime will be worth the time. According to police, at 10:35 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, a robber armed with a handgun approached two men in the 3700 block of Ellerslie Avenue and demanded money. One of the men didn’t have any money and another man only had $5. The robber took the money and ran off.
Friday, December 7, 2012
The robber approached the woman asking for a cigarette.
A woman was robbed of her jewelry while walking in Waverly. According to Baltimore police, at 9 p.m. on Nov. 26, in the 3300 block of Westerwald Avenue, a woman was walking when a man approached her and asked for a cigarette. The woman told him that she didn’t smoke, and the robber then ripped off her gold necklace. The robber also took the woman’s engagement ring, cellphone and a watch. Sign up for our newsletter, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Contact editor Adam Bednar with any news tips. Want to write on your own? Skip the middle man. Join our Local Voices.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
James MacArthur, aka Baltimore Spectator, faces gun charges.
Frank James MacArthur, aka A.F. James MacArthur, was denied bail for gun charges filed after his arrest Saturday night following a standoff with police in Waverly. A Baltimore State’s Attorney's spokesman confirmed that MacArthur had been denied bail on Wednesday afternoon. According to electronic court records, he faces charges for illegal possession of a firearm and for possession of an unregistered rifle/shotgun. MacArthur, 47, Tweeted during a nearly five-hour standoff with police, and live-streamed audio of his conversation with a police negotiator. Police had come to take him into custody on a warrant for allegedly violating his probation that was part of a plea agreement on gun charges filed against him in 2009. MacArthur …
Monday, December 3, 2012
The robber was armed with a handgun.
A woman was robbed at gunpoint while walking in Waverly. According to police, the woman was walking at 2:45 a.m., on Nov. 30, near the 3500 block of Frisby Street when robbers approached her from behind. One of the robbers, armed with a handgun, told the woman: "This is a robbery. Give me your purse." The woman handed over her purse, which contained $80, a Cricket cell phone and various credit cards. The robbers then ran off in the 3500 block of Frisby Street. Sign up for our newsletter, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Contact editor Adam Bednar with any news tips. Want to write on your own? Skip the middle man. Join our Local Voices.
Saturday, December 1, 2012
The @BaltSpectator blogger broadcast his negotiations with police via his online streaming website.
(UPDATED) 12:12 a.m.—AF James MacArthur, who blogs as the Baltimore Spectator, live streamed negotiations during a standoff with Baltimore police in Waverly on Saturday night. MacArthur surrendered peacefully, police said. MacArthur was involved in about a four-hour standoff with police and he broadcast the event in its entirety via his account on www.spreaker.com before surrendering. According to electronic court records, MacArthur was wanted for violation of probation regarding gun charges filed in 2009. Police went to his address in the 400 block of McKewin Avenue to take him into custody. When he refused to answer the door, a standoff ensued. Eventually a police SWAT team was called to the scene because of police concerns about …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Burglar helps itself to a television, radio and man’s best friend.
When a burglar broke into a Waverly home the thief wasn’t satisfied with taking the resident’s television and radio—it stole a dog too. According to a police report, between 5:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Nov. 19, in the 3600 block of Old York Road, a burglar broke into a home through the back door. The burglar proceeded to ransack the house, take the above listed property and ran away back out the rear door. The report doesn’t specify any details about the stolen dog. The crime lab was called in to investigae the scene. Sign up for our newsletter, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Contact editor Adam Bednar with any news tips. Want to write on your own? Skip the middle man. Join our Local Voices.
Monday, November 26, 2012
The city will hold a meeting in Hampden and Waverly for residents whose property may be impacted.
The Department of Public Works will be hosting two community meetings for residents whose property may be impacted by upcoming waste water improvements. According to an email from Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke, work to improve the city’s was water system as dictated by a consent decree with the federal government will begin in spring 2013. The city will hold two meetings in North Baltimore to take with residents about how the work may impact their property. The first meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m., on Dec. 11 at the Academy for College and Career Exploration, 1300 W. 36thSt. in Hampden. The second meeting is set for 6 p.m., Dec. 12 at Johns Hopkins University at Eastern, 1101 E. 33rd St. in Waverly. Residents who have property that will be…
Monday, October 1, 2012
The man was trying to take a car back in Waverly.
A man had a knife put to his throat and his phone stolen while trying to reposes a car in Waverly. According to a police report, a man was repossessing a car at 6:40 a.m. on Wednesday in the 3500 block of East 35th Street when a man came out to stop him from taking the car by putting a knife to his neck. At that time a woman came out and took the man’s cell phone. After they were given the car back the pair gave the man his phone back and then fled the area. The woman eventually returned to the address but wasn’t taken into custody because of a heart condition. Sign up for our newsletter, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Contact editor Adam Bednar with any news tips. Want to write on your own? Skip the middle man. Join our Local …
Thursday, September 27, 2012
A 41-year-old man was found dead in his home suffering from a gunshot wound in the 3600 block of Old York Road.
Police have identified a man found dead suffering from a gunshot wound in a Waverly Home. David Ervin, 41, was the man who was found dead inside a home in the 3600 block of Old York Road on Wednesday afternoon, said Sgt. Anthony Smith, a Baltimore police spokesman. He said police had been called to the 3600 block of Old York Road on Tuesday night for a report of shots fired, but didn’t find anything. The next morning family members went to check on Ervin and found him dead. Detectives are still investigating the incident.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
An unknown amount of money was stolen from the May Flower.
A man wielding a knife robbed the May flower Chinese Buffet in Waverly. According to a police report, a man walked in to the establishment at 3:13 p.m. on Sept. 4 in the 3300 block of Greenmount Avenue armed with a knife. The robber told the clerk "Don’t move, give me the money." The clerk opened the register and the robber grabbed the cash before running off. Sign up for our newsletter, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Contact editor Adam Bednar with any news tips. Want to write on your own? Skip the middle man. Join our Local Voices.