Anne Arundel and Howard crime report

Anne Arundel County

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

DAVIDSONVILLE AREA

ANIMAL CRUELTY

Riva Rd., 3000 block, noon June 12. A cat was shot with an arrow. The owner surrendered custody so it could be treated and re-homed. A rescue group agreed to treat the cat and assist in placement if it recovers.

HANOVER AREA

ROBBERIES

Arundel Mills Blvd., 7600 block, 6:55 p.m. June 17. Two males in a black four-door 2006 Mazda approached a man in a grocery store parking lot, asking for a dollar. When the pedestrian refused, they stopped the car, got out and began to hit and kick him. One searched the pedestrian’s pockets while the other continued the assault. They fled empty-handed when a witness yelled at them. The pedestrian was taken to a medical facility for treatment of injuries.

LAUREL AREA

ROBBERIES

Route 198, 3400 block, 1:09 a.m. June 18. A man robbed a man of a wallet at knifepoint in a hotel.

Summit View and Ridgemere Crossing, 6:30 p.m. June 13. A man and a woman were robbed at gunpoint while visiting an apartment complex as prospective renters. The man who arranged the meeting and two other men announced a robbery and fled with a wallet and two cellphones. One fled in a red Ford Explorer, another fled in a black Mercedes SUV and the third fled on foot.

Annapolis

These were among incidents reported by the Annapolis Police Department. For information, call 410-268-9000.

WEAPONS

West St., 100 block, June 14. Police responded to a report of a woman screaming and an odor of marijuana inside a building. A man and woman were located inside a room. The man had a glass pipe and marijuana in his possession, as well as a handgun. A 28-year-old Monroe, Va., man was arrested and charged with concealing a dangerous weapon, handgun on person, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released on bond.

ASSAULTS

South Cherry Grove Ave., 500 block, 11:15 a.m. June 16. A man threatened a taxi driver and showed him a gun tucked in his waistband. The driver called the police, and the man fled on foot. An Annapolis man, 25, was arrested and charged with first- and second-degree assault, reckless endangerment, theft, drug possession with intent to distribute and other drug-related charges, plus several handgun violations.

ROBBERIES

Bens Dr., 1-99 block, 11:50 p.m. June 15. Two males pushed a woman to the ground, kicked her and hit her. They checked her pockets and fled on foot. She was taken to a medical center for treatment of minor injuries.

Tyler Ave., 1300 block, 8 p.m. June 16. A man said he was robbed and assaulted by a stranger. He was treated at a medical facility.

West St., 1900 block, 5 p.m. June 12. A man got into a vehicle occupied by an acquaintance and another male. One attempted to rob him at gunpoint. The man quickly exited the car and called police. Nothing was taken.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Bloomsbury Square, 200 block, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 8. A gold chain, cigarettes and cash were stolen from a residence. There was no sign of forced entry.

Duke of Gloucester St., 100 block, 7 to 8:30 p.m. June 5. An unsecured bike was stolen from behind a building.

Green St., 100 block, 8 to 9:30 a.m. June 19. A rod, reel and tackle box were stolen from the open bed of a pickup truck.

Greystone Ct., 1-99 block, 6 p.m. June 18 to 1 a.m. June 19. A purse, wallet and sunglasses were stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

Hilltop Lane, 200 block, 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 19. Change and a debit card were stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

Lafayette Ave., 1-99 block, 2 to 6:30 a.m. June 19. A bike was stolen from a residential front porch.

Silopanna Rd., 1-99 block, 12:10 to 8 a.m. June 12. Two pairs of designer sunglasses were stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

South Cherry Grove Ave., 1-99 block, 8 p.m. June 18 to 7 a.m. June 19. A wallet and cash were stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

State Cir., 1-99 block, 8 p.m. May 25 to 11 a.m. May 26. A bike was stolen. It was recovered June 12 near W. Washington and Northwest streets. An Annapolis man, 26, was arrested and charged with theft.

First St., 300 block, 5:30 p.m. June 12. A bike was stolen from behind a business. An Annapolis man, 53, was arrested and charged with theft, but the bike was not recovered.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

West St., 2000 block, 11 p.m. June 15. A Chevrolet Impala was stolen when the driver left it unlocked and running while he went inside a business. It was recovered, unoccupied, in the 1200 block of Generals Highway.

Howard County

These were among incidents reported by the Howard County Police Department. For information, call 410-313-2236.

COLUMBIA AREA

INDECENT EXPOSURE

Centennial Lane, 4600 block, 11:37 a.m. June 18. A man sitting on a bench exposed himself to a female pedestrian in a park. He fled on foot when she said she was calling 911.

Lark Brown Rd., 8200 block, 10:05 p.m. June 17. A female driver was standing in a convenience store parking lot after having been involved in a minor accident. A man in another vehicle that was not involved called her over. Thinking he could provide information about the accident, she walked closer to his vehicle. He grabbed her hand and pulled her to his window while exposing himself. The woman screamed, and the man drove away. The driver of the other vehicle involved in the accident took down his license plate number. A 35-year-old Wilmington, Del., man was arrested and charged with second-degree assault and indecent exposure.

Wincopin Dr., 10200 block, 9:20 p.m. June 16. A male on the street exposed himself through a window to a hotel guest working out in a fitness center.

ROBBERIES

Mossy Brink Ct., 7300 block, 4:07 p.m. June 15. A boy pushed another child to the ground and took cash. The boy was arrested and released to his mother’s custody, and the cash was returned.

Swift Stream Pl., 10300 block, 8:41 p.m. June 19. Five male teenagers pushed a pedestrian into bushes on a footpath, punched him and took a backpack containing a laptop. The backpack was recovered, but the laptop was not.

Tamar Dr., 8800 block, 1:37 a.m. June 20. A male wearing a ski mask asked a pedestrian for money, then kicked him in the stomach and took his cellphone.

Thunder Hill Rd., 5800 block, 10:13 p.m. June 13. Two men assaulted a man and tried to take his wallet and belt in front of an ice rink. Two witnesses intervened, displaying a canister of mace. Nothing was taken.

West Running Brook Rd., 5200 block, 9:21 p.m. June 16. A couple talking in a parking lot was approached from behind by a gunman. He took cash and fled on foot.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Daystar Ct., 10300 block, 10:58 p.m. June 14. A witness reported seeing people running in and out of a vacant home. The front door and a sliding door were found open. Nothing appeared to be missing or damaged.

Route 175, 6600 block, 2:14 p.m. June 17. Seven juveniles kicked the door to a shed at a park, splitting the door in two.

Ten Mills Rd., 4900 block, 8:01 p.m. June 14. A rear screen door was pried in an attempt to gain entry to a home.

Willow Bottom Dr., 11100 block, 6 to 6:29 p.m. June 18. Three bikes were taken from an open garage. One was left in the driveway.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

Little Patuxent Pkwy., 10300 block, 9:52 p.m. June 17. A dark gray 2004 BMW 745 Li was stolen.

Quarry Bridge Ct., 9500 block, 9:29 p.m. June 19. A motorcycle was stolen.

ELKRIDGE AREA

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Washington Blvd., 7300 block, 9 p.m. June 15 to 4:16 a.m. June 16. Fifteen tires and rims from box trucks and a trailer were stolen from a business entered by removing a bolt from a gate.

ELLICOTT CITY AREA

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Deerfield Dr., 2800 block, noon June 12 to 7 p.m. June 15. Two gas cans were stolen from a garage. There was no sign of forced entry.

Greenway Dr., 2800 block, 2:30 to 11:24 a.m. June 16. A bike was stolen from a shed attached to a home. There was no sign of forced entry.

Sicklebar Way, 8700 block, 7:30 p.m. June 12 to 4:30 a.m. June 13. Three bikes, tools, a hedge trimmer and a weed trimmer were stolen from an open garage. Cash and a GPS device were stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

GLENELG AREA

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Roxbury Rd., 14900 block, 6 p.m. June 18 to 9 a.m. June 19. Copper piping was stolen from a vacant house entered by forcing open a rear basement door.

LAUREL AREA

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

Canterbury Riding, 9300 block, 9:37 p.m. June 14. A black 2012 Chevrolet Malibu was stolen.

WOODSTOCK AREA

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Petersboro Rd., 10400 block, June 1 to June 19. A power washer was stolen from an unlocked garage. There was no sign of forced entry.

— Compiled by Carrie Donovan

 
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