Anne Arundel and Howard crime report

July 11, 2012
Anne Arundel County

These were among incidents reported by Anne Arundel County police. For information, call 410-222-8050.

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BROOKLYN AREA

Ritchie Hwy., 5800 block, 9:43 p.m. July 5. An attempt was made to break into a business by forcing a rear door. Three Brooklyn males, two 14-year-olds and one 16-year-old, were arrested. Charges included second- and fourth-degree burglary, resisting arrest, possession of burglar’s tools and destruction of property.

BROOKLYN PARK AREA
ROBBERIES

Ritchie Hwy., 5600 block, 4:53 a.m. June 30. Two men wearing masks robbed a convenience store of cash and cigarettes at gunpoint, then fled on foot. Two men meeting the same description were involved in a similar incident a short time later at a store in Baltimore, from which they fled in a white Pontiac Grand Am.

11th Ave. E., 200 block, 7:30 p.m. July 4. Three males robbed two pedestrians near an elementary school. One of the victims was stabbed during the incident and was treated at a hospital for injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

EDGEWATER AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Washington Rd., 100 block, 2 a.m. July 4. A purse was stolen from an occupied residence entered through a window that had been left open because of a power failure. A male was seen fleeing the premises with the property.

GLEN BURNIE AREA
ROBBERIES

Lincoln Ave. SW, 300 block, 10:54 p.m. July 1. Four juveniles forced their way into a residence at gunpoint, then fled after a struggle with an occupant. Three juveniles were arrested on charges of armed robbery, second-degree assault and weapons violations. No serious injuries were reported.

Oak Manor Dr., 200 block, 3:48 a.m. July 2. A man attacked a clerk in a convenience store. During a struggle, the two ended up in the parking lot, where three accomplices of the assailant were waiting in a vehicle. Two other store employees locked the doors and called police. Three Annapolis men, ages 25, 25 and 26, and a 20-year-old Pasadena man were arrested. Charges included robbery, theft valued at less than $1,000, assault, disorderly conduct and destruction of property.

Ritchie Hwy., 7300 block, 10:15 a.m. July 3. Two males wearing bandanas over their faces threatened employees and smashed a display case at a store, then fled with digital media players and other electronic merchandise. A Glen Burnie man, 26, and a Baltimore man, 25, were arrested on charges of assault, robbery and theft. No injuries were reported.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Solley Rd., 7900 block, 7:04 a.m. July 5. Responding to a report of a man carrying car batteries into a wooded area near an auto-parts business, police identified a suspect and located him in the 200 block of Armstrong Lane in Pasadena. A Pasadena man, 28, was charged with burglary, theft, destruction of property and possession of burglar’s tools. The stolen property was recovered.

HANOVER AREA
ROBBERIES

Annapolis Rd., 2600 block, 10:23 p.m. July 3. Three men wearing masks forced their way into the back of a fast-food restaurant at gunpoint and demanded that the manager open a safe inside an office. The manager was able to push the gunman aside and lock himself inside the office. After taking a wallet from another employee, the assailants fled. No injuries were reported.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Telegraph and Dorsey roads, 6:56 p.m. July 5. Responding to a report of a man acting suspiciously near a state highway administration traffic signal control shed, police found a man who claimed to be working on the signals but who had no work-related identification. Further investigation determined that he had tried to remove a large amount of copper cable and caused significant damage. A Jessup man, 27, was arrested. Charges included, burglary, malicious destruction of property, reckless endangerment and possession of burglar’s tools.

SEVERN AREA
ASSAULTS

Meade Village Park area, 5:18 a.m. July 1. A motorist driving on Reece Road picked up a man suffering from a gunshot wound and took him to a hospital. Police alerted about the injury identified the man as someone with an outstanding arrest warrant. A Brooklyn Park man, 22, was charged with armed robbery and theft.

Village Square Ct., 1800 block, 10:17 p.m. July 4. The back window of a vehicle being driven away from a party at a residence was shattered by a gunshot. The motorist was taken to a hospital for treatment of cuts.

ROBBERIES

Watch House Cir. N., 1800 block, 11:34 p.m. July 2. Three males waiting near an address where a delivery had been ordered robbed a pizza-restaurant driver of cash and food at gunpoint, then fled into a wooded area.

SEVERNA PARK AREA
INDECENT EXPOSURE INCIDENTS

Robinson Landing, unit block, 10:42 a.m. July 6. Police responding to a report of a man setting a fire on a street saw a naked man run into a residence, where he barricaded himself. A Severna Park man was later taken into custody without incident. He was then taken to a hospital for evaluation.

Annapolis

These were among incidents reported by the Annapolis Police Department. For information, call 410-268-9000. To anonymously report non-emergency crime or other suspicious activity, call 410-280-2583.

ASSAULTS

Center St., 300 block, 11 p.m. July 1. A man was stabbed in the chest and arm by an acquaintance. He was taken to a hospital for treatment injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

ROBBERIES

Tyler Ave., 1300 block, 9:30 p.m. July 4. Four males robbed a pedestrian of his cellphone and cash at knifepoint.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Bay Forest Ct., 900 block, 5 p.m. June 30 to 10:30 a.m. July 1. Cash and sunglasses were stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

Capital Dr., 2000 block, 1 to 4 a.m. July 4. A purse was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

Cathedral St., 100 block, 8:30 p.m. June 30 to 10 a.m. July 1. An attempt was made to break into a residence by tampering with the front-door lock. Nothing was reported missing.

Cherry Grove Ave. S., 500 block, 1 a.m. July 6. Ten packs of cigarettes were stolen from a business entered by breaking glass in a front door.

Chester Ave., 800 block, 11:15 p.m. July 2. A residence was entered by forcing the front door. Nothing was reported missing.

Conley Dr., 100 block, 11 p.m. July 1 to 7 p.m. July 2. A safe and prescription drugs were stolen from a residence. There was no sign of forced entry.

Forest Dr., 1400 block, 7 to 9 p.m. July 1. An unlocked silver Next bicycle was stolen.

Forest Dr., 1700 block, 10 p.m. July 5. A light-blue girl’s bicycle was stolen from in front of a business.

Garden Gate Lane, 200 block, noon July 1 to 10:40 a.m. July 4. Cash and jewelry were stolen from a residence entered through an unlocked window.

Granada Ave., 100 block, 11 p.m. June 30 to 9:30 a.m. July 1. A laptop computer and two external hard drives were stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

Hillsmere Dr., 100 block, 2:40 a.m. July 3. A cash register and a scanner were stolen from a business entered by breaking glass in a front door.

Marcs Ct., unit block, 4 p.m. June 30 to 12:15 a.m. July 1. A cellphone was stolen from a residence. There was no sign of forced entry.

Peters Way, unit block, 8 p.m. June 29 to 8 a.m. June 30. An orange Towne bicycle was stolen from outside a residence. The chain lock used to secure it also was stolen.

Van Buren St., 1000 block, 1 a.m. June 29. Police responding to a report of a man acting suspiciously near parked vehicles found a man inside one of them. An Annapolis man, 40, was charged with four counts of rogue and vagabond.

West St., 900 block, noon to 1 p.m. July 2. A tablet computer was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

Americana Dr., 600 block, 8 p.m. July 2 to 1 p.m. July 3. A gray 1995 Apex dinghy with an outboard motor was stolen. It had been attached to a larger boat at a dock.

Forest and Gemini drives, 3 to 8 a.m. July 2. A black 2008 Baja City 50 motor scooter was stolen.

Graff Ct., 1200 block, 2:20 to 4:30 a.m. July 2. A red-and-black Znen motor scooter was stolen from in front of an apartment building.

Hanover St., 200 block, 11:15 to 11:40 a.m. July 4. A laptop computer was stolen from a building entered through an unlocked window.

Highland Ave., 1-99 block, 9 p.m. June 29 to 6:30 a.m. June 30. A blue 2001 Yamaha Zuma scooter was stolen from a front yard.

Pindell Ave., 200 block, 4 p.m. June 25 to 6 a.m. June 28. A red 1998 Ford Explorer was stolen using a key that had been left inside.

Quiet Waters Pl., 100 block, 9 p.m. July 1 to 7:30 a.m. July 2. A Znen motor scooter was stolen from a parking lot. It was recovered in a wooded area near the 1300 block of Tyler Avenue.

West St., 1900 block, 8 p.m. June 22 to 11:45 p.m. June 30. A red-and-black Suzuki GSX-R600 motorcycle was stolen from a parking garage.

Sixth St., 300 block, 2:15 p.m. June 28. A motor scooter was stolen from a parking lot using a key that had been left in the ignition. It was recovered July 1 in the 1300 block of Tyler Avenue. A 14-year-old male was arrested. Charges included unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and driving without a license.

Howard County

These were among incidents reported by the Howard County Police Department. For information, call 410-313-2236. To anonymously provide information about these and other crimes, call the Stop Crime tip line, 410-313-7867.

CLARKSVILLE AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Clarksville Pike, 11800 block, 5:10 a.m. July 1. A garage was entered through an unlocked door. Nothing was reported missing.

COLUMBIA AREA
ROBBERIES

Swift Stream Pl., 10400 block, 9:05 a.m. July 3. A man armed with a knife robbed a woman sitting in a vehicle of a wallet and a cellphone.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Iron Crown Ct., 11000 block, 11:15 p.m. July 4. An intruder with a flashlight fled from a residence when confronted by an occupant. A purse was recovered outside the residence. Nothing was reported missing.

Kerry Hill, 7300 block, 12:01 to 3:26 a.m. July 2. A laptop computer and a video game console were stolen from a residence entered through an unlocked basement door.

Knighthood Lane, 6900 block, 10 p.m. July 2 to 9 a.m. July 3. A residence was entered through an unlocked basement door. Nothing was reported missing.

Orchard Green, 5100 block, 1:50 a.m. June 30. A wallet was stolen from a residence entered through an unlocked kitchen window.

Stevens Forest Rd., 6000 block, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 29. A TV and a laptop computer were stolen from a residence entered by kicking in a basement door.

Thunder Hill Rd., 5300 block, 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 29. CDs, DVDs and a laptop computer were stolen from a residence entered by breaking a rear window.

Yellowrose Ct., 5700 block, 9 a.m. 1:27 p.m. July 1. Shoes and hats were stolen from a residence.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

Gracious End Ct., 9100 block, 12:45 p.m. June 29. An attempt was made to steal a vehicle by damaging the ignition.

Swansfield Rd., 10900 block, 8:07 a.m. June 28. A gray 2004 Mazda was stolen.

ELLICOTT CITY AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Joycin Ct., 3600 block, June 1 to July 4. An attempt was made to enter a residence by forcing the front door. Nothing was reported missing.

Ligon Rd., 3700 block, 10 a.m. June 29 to 12:23 p.m. June 30. A bank card was stolen from a residence entered by cutting a screen to a window accessed with a ladder. The card was later used to make unauthorized purchases.

Tiller Dr., 9300 block, 3 p.m. June 30 to 10 a.m. July 3. A TV, a piggy bank and a pillowcase were among property stolen from a residence entered through a basement window.

ELKRIDGE AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Cross Ivy Rd., 6300 block, noon June 17 to 9 p.m. June 26. A digital media player and a GPS device were stolen from a residence entered through an unlocked front door.

Fairbourne Ct., 6100 block, 5:30 a.m .to 6 p.m. June 26. Jewelry and a handgun were stolen from a residence entered by breaking glass in a back door.

Huntshire Dr., 6500 block, 3 a.m. June 29. Cash was stolen from an ATM inside a liquor store.

Troy Hill Dr., 7100 block, 9:50 p.m. July 4. A cash register was stolen from a business entered by breaking glass in a front door. A man was seen fleeing with the property. The business owner said that the cash register was empty.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

Troy Hill Dr., 7000 block, 6:30 to 8:43 p.m. June 29. A blue Toyota Highlander was stolen.

HIGHLAND AREA
INDECENT EXPOSURE INCIDENTS

Cortina Dr., 6700 block, 8:20 p.m. July 3. A male driving a white pickup truck exposed himself to a pedestrian who approached the vehicle after the motorist had stopped and asked for directions.

LAUREL AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Helmart Dr., 8000 block, 4:30 p.m. July 2 to 1:30 p.m. July 3. Chairs and tables were among property thrown into a pool accessed by cutting a hole in a fence.

Kendal Cir., 9300 block, June 3 to July 1. A purse was stolen from a residence entered by breaking a basement window.

Livery Lane, 9200 block, 6:20 p.m. July 3. A residence was entered by kicking in the front door. Nothing was reported missing.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

Covered Wagon Dr., 9700 block, 3:07 a.m. July 2. A vehicle was moved from its parking space to the middle of a street.

WOODBINE AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

A.E.Mullinix Rd., 15800 block, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 3. A garage at a residence was entered by using a door-opener in an unlocked vehicle in the driveway. An attempt was made to enter the house by breaking glass in a kitchen door. Nothing was reported missing.

Carrs Mill Rd., 14600 block, 3:30 p.m. June 28 to 6 a.m. June 29. A lock was removed from a trailer door at a construction site.

Florence Rd., 3000 block, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 3. Jewelry and cash were stolen from a residence entered by forcing a back door.

— Compiled by Carrie Donovan

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