Two men living on Orchard Knob Avenue said they were assaulted by an Hispanic man who came up on their front porch and began drinking their beer.
Teleforo Cassandra and Sixton Frarer said the man was wearing a red shirt and blue jeans. They said he was friendly for about an hour, but a disorder started after Mr. Cassandra's girlfriend arrived.
They said the heavily intoxicated man began to yell and swing a beer bottle. He hit Mr. Cassandra in the back of the head, then turned and struck Mr. Frarer in the head and hand with the same bottle.
Both men had severe head injuries and were taken to Erlanger Medical Center by ambulance.
The unknown assailant got into a small gray car and drove away.
Vaibhav Desai said he was outside a store at 6001 Shallowford Road drinking coffee when two men approached him. He said one of the men grabbed him, put a gun to his head, and pulled him inside the store.
He said he was taken to where two clerks were by the cash register, and he was forced to take out all the money.
Police said there were two shots fired during the commotion. One hit a ceiling tile. The other bullet was not found.
Officers said they believe a BB gun was used in the holdup.
Police were called to 35th Street Place after a couple said a man broke in through a bedroom window while they were in bed.
The victims said they called police on a cellphone while running out the front door.
Police searched the residence and found the man in a bedroom closet. He had a prior relationship with one of the residents, it was stated.
A man said he was walking along a sidewalk at the Mountain Creek Apartments when two men came along riding bicycles. He said one almost ran over him, and he said, "Excuse you" to the man on the bicycle who almost hit him.
He said that angered the man and he hit him in the face and stomach with his fists, then the other man jumped on his back and pulled a knife on him while trying to cut him in the face. He said the blade of the knife grazed his cheek.
Police were unable to locate the two suspects.
Felipe Marcos said he was putting water in his vehicle on Kirby Avenue when a man in a dark blue SUV pulled up beside him and pointed a silver pistol at him. He said the man told him to give him his money.
Mr. Marcos said he told him he did not have any money, and he pulled his pockets out to show him. He said the man asked about the other people in the yard, and he told them they were just kids. He said the large black male with facial hair then left.
Police said a short time later they located a vehicle and a suspect matching the description. They took Darrell Armstrong into custody after finding a silver Colt .38 pistol under a seat in the blue 2002 Mitsubishi Montero Sport.
A woman at the Signal View Apartments on Mountain Creek Road said she saw her husband pouring sugar in the gas tank of her 1995 Chevy Camaro, then take off in his Chevy Tahoe.
She said she had filed for divorce several days earlier. She said he has a history of domestic violence and told her, "I can't live without you." She said he also told her, "You're going to know what a New York blood bath is all about."
Warrants were taken against the husband, and he was taken to the County Jail.
Robyn Griffin said she returned to her home on Pawnee Trail and noticed damage to the roof and driver's side door of her 2001 Chevy Prism and a hole in the exterior wall of her home. There was also a hole in the dresser on the other side of the wall.
Police said it appeared that shots had been fired at the car and house.
The damage totaled $2,600.
A homeless woman who said she sleeps in her car said she was attacked by a man on Clio Street.
Denise Foster said she was approached by a black male she had seen at the Community Kitchen. She said he opened the car door and began choking her around the neck.
She said she was able to get away and run to a house on Clifton Terrace, where she called police.
Police took a man into custody who was wanted for several felonies after stopping a vehicle that made several turns without using the turn signal.
Police said after the Oldsmobile was stopped on McDowell Avenue, it was learned that neither the driver, Eugene Orr, nor the passenger, Walter Glenn, had any identification on them.
A search of the vehicle turned up a black semi-automatic handgun under Glenn's seat. Glenn said he had paid $100 for the gun.
Glenn was charged with carrying an unlawful weapon. He had several outstanding warrants as well.
Carla Baker said someone threw a metal object at her from a road that runs above the Conoco Station on Brainerd Road.
She was hit in the chest and was treated at the scene.
Police could not find who had thrown the piece of metal.