Anne Arundel and Howard crime report
This was among incidents reported by police in Anne Arundel County. For information, call 410-222-8050.
Arundel Mills Cir., 7000 block, 3 p.m. Feb. 15. A man in a shopping mall parking lot robbed a woman of her purse at knifepoint, then fled in an Acura sport-utility vehicle. Police tried to make a traffic stop of the vehicle on Route 295, then followed it to Baltimore City, where it crashed into a building. After a brief foot chase, a Baltimore County man, 49, was arrested on charges that included armed robbery and first- and second-degree assault. The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment of a laceration sustained during the incident.
These were among incidents reported by the Annapolis Police Department. For information, call 410-268-9000.
Forest Dr., 1400 block, 11:40 a.m. Feb. 19. A man robbed a business of cash at knifepoint, then fled on foot.
Brooke Ct. and Betsy Ct., 2 a.m. Feb. 18. A man was stabbed in the leg. He refused to provide information about the assailant. An investigation was ongoing.
Bay Ridge Ave., 1800 block, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 18 to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 19. A global positioning system device and earphones were stolen from an unlocked vehicle.
Captains Cir., 400 block, 12:15 p.m. Feb. 18 to 8 a.m. Feb. 19. Fourteen laptop computers, a flat-screen TV, cash and a video game console were stolen from a clubhouse. There was no sign of forced entry.
Conduit St., unit block, 8 p.m. Feb. 10 to 8 a.m. Feb. 11. A wallet was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.
Eastern Ave., unit block, 8 p.m. Feb. 16 to 8 a.m. Feb. 17. A global positioning system device, a flashlight and coins were stolen from an unlocked vehicle.
Eastern Ave., 100 block, 9 p.m. Feb. 16 to 11 a.m. Feb. 18. In two separate incidents, a vehicle was broken into. Nothing was reported missing.
Forest Hills Ave., 900 block, 9 p.m. Feb. 19 to 7:30 a.m. Feb. 20. Two speakers were stolen from the trunk of an unlocked vehicle.
Genessee St., 700 b lock, 6 p.m. Feb. 15 to 1 p.m. Feb. 16. A digital media player, a global positioning system device and sunglasses were stolen from a vehicle. There was no sign of forced entry.
Hawkins Lane, 1300 block, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15. A woman returning to her residence saw a man near one of the rear windows. A short time later, a man in possession of property stolen from the home was found in a nearby wooded area. An Annapolis man, 63, was charged with first-, third- and fourth-degree burglary, theft and destruction of property.
Hicks Ave., unit block, 6 p.m. Feb. 16 to 8:40 a.m. Feb. 20. Two dirt-bikes were stolen from a shed entered by cutting a lock.
Hudson St., unit block, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19 to 6:45 a.m. Feb. 20. Two drills and wire were stolen from a van entered by forcing a lock. Two other vans parked nearby were damaged, but nothing was reported missing from them.
Janwall St., 100 block, 9 p.m. Feb. 18 to 10 a.m. Feb. 19. A wallet, a purse and a camera were stolen from an unlocked vehicle.
Margaret Ave., 1700 block, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 15 to 7:30 a.m. Feb. 16. An attempt was made to enter a business by breaking glass in a front door. Nothing was reported missing.
West St., 800 block, 1:30 to 2 p.m. Feb. 16. A laptop computer and a pizza were stolen from a vehicle.
First St., 400 block, 5 p.m. Feb. 15 to noon Feb. 16. A briefcase containing a laptop computer was stolen from an unlocked vehicle. The empty briefcase was recovered near First Street and Chester Avenue.
Third St., 300 block, 6 p.m. Feb. 15 to 9 a.m. Feb. 17. A laptop computer and a wallet were stolen from an unlocked vehicle.
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS
Roselawn Dr., 100 block, 11 p.m. Feb. 15 to 9 a.m. Feb. 16. A black-and-white 1999 Honda Civic was stolen from in front of a residence.
These were among incidents reported by the Howard County Police Department. For information, call 410-313-2236.
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS
Corridor Rd., 8800 block, 1 to 2:55 a.m. Feb. 17. A truck and 16 new tires were stolen from a vehicle-rental lot entered by cutting through a fence. Three males were seen driving away from the area in the stolen truck.
Oakland Mills Rd., 7000 block, 9:43 p.m. Feb. 20. Two males wearing masks robbed a pizza-delivery restaurant at gunpoint. The also robbed employees of the business of property from their pockets, including cash and a cellphone.
Red Branch Rd., 9100 block, 2:23 a.m. Feb. 16. A man threatened and demanded property from the employee of a business who was taking out the trash. A Columbia man, 55, was arrested and charged with robbery and second-degree assault. No serious injuries were reported.
Dobbin Center Way, 6400 block, 12:05 a.m. Feb. 17. A side window was broken at a market.
Harpers Farm Rd., 5400 block, 1:42 a.m. Feb. 17. An attempt was made to enter a liquor store by damaging a door. Nothing was reported missing.
Harvest Rise Ct., 6200 block, 9:13 p.m. Feb. 18. Jewelry was stolen from a location. An investigation was ongoing.
Killingsworth Way, 5400 block, 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 18. Four laptop computers were stolen from a residence entered by forcing a rear window.
Knighthood Lane, 7000 block, 7:40 a.m. to 5:10 p.m. Feb. 19. A phone charger and a video game system were stolen from a residence entered by breaking glass in a back door.
Midsummer Lane, 10700 block, 8 a.m. Feb. 10 to 8 a.m. Feb. 17. A residence was entered by forcing a garage door. Nothing was reported missing.
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS
Basket Ring Rd., 9600 block, 5:14 p.m. Feb. 19. A silver 2008 Nissan Altima was stolen.
Watch Chain Way, 5900 block, 8:51 a.m. Feb. 18. A 2005 GMC Envoy was stolen.
Augustine Ave., 1500 block, 7:30 a.m. to 12:25 p.m. Feb. 18. A TV, a jewelry box and jewelry were stolen from a residence entered by forcing the front door.
Cemetery Lane, 7500 block, 4:30 p.m. Feb. 15 to 7 a.m. Feb. 18. Copper wire and brass fittings were stolen from storage trailers at a business lot entered by cutting through a fence.
Dorsey Run Rd., 7900 block, 4 p.m. Feb. 15 to 5 a.m. Feb. 18. Cases of spray-paint were stolen from a maintenance shed entered by force at a business.
Loudon Ave., 6300 block, 8 a.m. to 5:05 p.m. Feb. 19. Jewelry and a tablet computer were stolen from a residence entered by breaking glass in a basement door.
Main St., 5600 block, Jan. 25 to Feb. 5. A generator, a blower, a grinder and a hammer drill were stolen from a business entered by removing a lock from a door.
ELLICOTT CITY AREA
Milltowne Dr., 3000 block, 11:25 p.m. Feb. 16. A male forced his way into an acquaintance’s apartment, then threatened an occupant and fled with a cellphone and other property. Charges of robbery, assault, theft and burglary were pending.
Finest Hour Ct., 8000 block, 8:09 p.m. Feb. 16. Jewelry and cash were among property stolen from a residence entered through the front door.
Furrow Ave., 9400 block, 11:36 p.m. Feb. 19. A man kicked in a door to an acquaintance’s residence, threatened an occupant, and fled with a cellphone. An Ellicott City man, 48, was arrested on charges that included third- and fourth-degree burglary and malicious destruction of property.
Paulskirk Dr., 3100 block, 7:50 to 9:20 p.m. Feb. 18. A laptop computer, jewelry and cash were stolen from a residence entered by forcing a window.
Tiber Falls Dr., 4000 block, 9:45 p.m. Feb. 16. A safe, cash and jewelry were stolen from a residence entered by breaking glass near the front door.
Victoria Dr., 9100 block, 10 a.m. Feb. 16 to 7:11 p.m. Feb. 20. Two handguns, a laptop computer, jewelry and cash were among property stolen from a house entered by forcing a kitchen window.
Meriwether Dr., 14800 block, 5 p.m. Feb. 15 to 10 a.m. Feb. 18. Copper tubing was stolen from three houses under construction.
Montevideo Rd., 7400 block, 9:11 p.m. Feb. 13. A transmission, two car batteries and a wheel were stolen from an auto-parts business entered by cutting a chain on a gate.
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS
Patuxent Range Rd., 8200 block, 9:36 a.m. Feb. 18. A yellow 2008 International truck was stolen from a rental company.
Washington Blvd., 8100 block, 6:34 p.m. Feb. 20. A black 2008 Suzuki Hayabusa motorcycle was stolen.
Barrel House Rd., 9600 block, 8:17 a.m. Feb. 15. A vacant apartment was entered through an unlocked window. A Curtis Bay man, 27, and a Laurel man, 19, were charged with fourth-degree burglary. A third person is being sought in connection with the incident.
Dumhart Rd., 9000 block, 11 a.m. Feb. 16. A person damaged a porch door in an attempt to enter an acquaintance’s residence. Charges were pending.
Flowering Cherry Lane, 8500 block, 11:30 a.m. Feb. 19. A person was seen knocking on the front door of a residence, then entering an unlocked garage. The intruder drove away in a four-door sedan. Nothing was reported missing.
Glen Ridge Dr., 9400 block, 1 p.m. Feb. 16 to 10:58 a.m. Feb. 17. An attempt was made to enter a location by forcing a door. Nothing was reported missing.
Washington Blvd., 10100 block, 4 p.m. Feb. 14 to 10 a.m. Feb. 15. Boat accessories, propellers and batteries were stolen from a marina building. There was no sign of forced entry.
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS
North Laurel Rd., 9300 block, Feb. 14. A silver 2008 Dodge Magnum was stolen. It was recovered that day in Laurel.
Washington Blvd., 9400 block, 11:09 a.m. Feb. 11. A rental truck was stolen.
Bridalwreath Ct., 2800 block, 3 p.m. Feb. 11 to 5 p.m. Feb. 14. A door was stolen from a house under construction.
Springtwig Ct., 10400 block, 4 to 6 p.m. Jan. 26. Jewelry was stolen from a residence entered through an unlocked back door.
— Compiled by Carrie Donovan