Anne Arundel County and Howard County crime report

September 5, 2012
Anne Arundel County

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

BROOKLYN PARK AREA
ROBBERIES

Ritchie Hwy., 5600 block, 5:03 a.m. Aug. 27. A male struck a pedestrian with an object, then fled with cash. The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

GLEN BURNIE AREA
ROBBERIES

Ritchie Hwy., 6600 block, 12:06 p.m. Aug. 28. A man approached a woman and demanded her vehicle at gunpoint. She pushed him aside and ran away.

Bruton Dr., 7800 block, 6:24 p.m. Aug. 28. Two male teenagers threatened a male near a playground and demanded his wallet. During a struggle, a package of tobacco fell out of the victim’s pocket. One of the assailants grabbed the property, and they ran away. No injuries were reported.

HANOVER AREA
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

Arundel Mills Cir., 7000 block, 6:06 p.m. Aug. 29. A woman misplaced her keys at a casino, then discovered that her vehicle was missing from the parking lot. The vehicle was located in the 200 block of Night Haven Court, Edgewater, near the victim’s residence. A 50-year-old Baltimore man carrying property from the home was arrested at the scene.

LAUREL AREA
ROBBERIES

Andrew Ct., 3400 block, 2:50 a.m. Aug. 25. Three males attacked a man in a parking lot and robbed him of a wallet and cellphone. The victim refused treatment for minor injuries.

Laurel-Fort Meade Rd., 3500 block, 7:43 p.m. Aug. 27. A man robbed a market of cash at gunpoint, then fled on foot.

PASADENA AREA
WEAPONS OFFENSES

205th St., 800 block, 2:42 a.m. Aug. 26. A house and two vehicles parked in a driveway were hit with multiple gunshots. A dark-blue Chevrolet Silverado was seen driving in the area at the time.

Annapolis

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

ROBBERIES

Brashears St., 2 a.m. Aug. 25. A man discovered his wallet, phone and keys were missing and believed he had been robbed. He also reported his vehicle missing from where he said he had parked it, near Second Street and Chester Avenue. At 4 a.m., the vehicle was recovered about a mile away, in the 1100 block of Frederick Douglass St.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Adams St., 300 block, 3 p.m. Aug. 23 to 10:15 a.m. Aug. 25. A crossbow was stolen from an unlocked shed.

Ashton Ct., 1200 block, 9:30 p.m. Aug. 24 to 5 a.m. Aug. 25. A TV and cash were stolen from an apartment entered through an unlocked rear window.

Bay Ridge Rd., 900 block, 4:15 to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 26. A phone and a purse were among property stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

Boucher Ave., 1000 block, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 28 to 7:30 a.m. Aug. 29. An air compressor was stolen from the bed of a pickup truck.

Calvert St. near West St., 10:45 p.m. Aug. 28 to 12:30 a.m. Aug. 29. A purse and two pairs of shoes were stolen from a vehicle entered by breaking a window with a brick. The purse, missing some contents, was recovered in a nearby park.

Carrollton Ave., 900 block, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 22. A green Schwinn Avatar bike was stolen from the front yard of a residence.

Gibson Rd., 100 block, 12:30 to 8 a.m. Aug. 25. Cash was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

President St., 1100 block, 3 to 8:30 a.m. Aug. 26. An attempt was made to enter a residence by removing a screen from a window. The screen was damaged, but nothing was reported missing.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

Brewer Ave., 100 block, 9:45 p.m. Aug. 24 to 5 a.m. Aug. 25. A green 1991 Jeep Wrangler with a tan hardtop was stolen. It had been left unlocked with a spare key inside.

Spa Rd., 900 block, 10:30 p.m. Aug. 23 to 7 a.m. Aug. 24. A black Verona motor scooter was stolen from a parking lot.

Howard County

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

CLARKSVILLE AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Clarksville Pike, 12200 block, 7:15 p.m. Aug. 25 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 26. A door was damaged during an attempt to break into a snowball stand. Nothing was reported missing.

COLUMBIA AREA
ROBBERIES

Basket Ring Rd., 8600 block, 2:16 p.m. Aug. 24. A male sat down next to a female sitting on some steps, then grabbed her arm as she got up to leave, which caused her to drop cigarettes and cash. After threatening her with a rock, he picked up the property and fled.

Little Patuxent Pkwy. and Banneker Rd., 1:13 a.m. Aug. 24. A man told police that while walking home from a bar he had been attacked from behind and robbed of his cellphone. The phone was recovered nearby. No injuries were reported.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Whetstone Rd., 5000 block, 8:04 a.m. Aug. 28. A bike and an alcoholic beverage were stolen from a garage. A freezer lid was left open.

COOKSVILLE AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Old Frederick Rd., 14500 block, 3 p.m. Aug. 22 to 8:10 a.m. Aug. 23. A blower was stolen from a salt-dome storage building entered by cutting a gate lock and a building lock. An unsuccessful attempt was made to steal a fuel storage tank.

Route 97, 2400 block, 4:30 p.m. Aug. 25 to 9 a.m. Aug. 27. Cash was stolen from a cash register at a barber shop entered by prying open a back door.

ELKRIDGE AREA
ROBBERIES

Washington Blvd., 6500 block, 1:05 a.m. Aug. 30. A male who implied that he had a gun robbed a convenience store of cash.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Graftons View Ct., 6200 block, 1:44 to 3:17 p.m. Aug. 27. Jewelry was stolen from a residence entered by breaking glass in a basement door.

Green Tree Ct., 8000 block, 11 p.m. Aug. 24 to 11:15 a.m. Aug. 25. Electronics and camera equipment were stolen from a residence entered through a basement window.

Washington Blvd., 6200 block, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 22 to 9 a.m. Aug. 23. A car stereo and a chain saw were stolen from an automotive business entered by climbing through a rear window accessed from the top of a box truck. Unsuccessful attempts were made to steal property from two safes, both of which were damaged.

Washington Blvd., 6200 block, 2:16 a.m. Aug. 24. A laptop computer, a flashlight and a screwdriver were stolen from an office at a sandwich shop entered through a ventilation shaft in the roof. An unsuccessful attempt was made to open a floor-mounted safe.

ELLICOTT CITY AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Resort Rd., 11000 block, 4 p.m. Aug. 24 to 7 a.m. Aug. 27. Wiring was stolen from utility poles at a construction site. Two storage trailers were entered by cutting locks, but nothing was reported missing from either one.

GLENWOOD AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Route 97, 3000 block, 9 p.m. Aug. 25 to 10 a.m. Aug. 25. A cash drawer was stolen from an ice cream stand.

LAUREL AREA
ROBBERIES

Fens Hollow and Gorman Rd., 2:55 a.m. Aug. 25. Three men robbed a male of his wallet at gunpoint, then fled in a vehicle. Three Laurel men, ages 20, 21 and 21, were charged with armed robbery, robbery, first- and second-degree assault, and concealment of a dangerous weapon.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Midway Ave., unit block, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 28. A handgun, silverware, jewelry, rare currency and a coin collection were stolen from a residence entered by smashing a rear window. Neighbors said that they saw a man and woman outside the premises who said that they were looking for a lost cat.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

Leisher Rd., 8200 block, 7:12 p.m. Aug. 25. A blue Chevrolet S-10 was stolen.

WEST FRIENDSHIP AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Sobus Dr., 3000 block, Aug. 24 to 5 a.m. Aug. 26. Four dirt bikes were stolen from an open garage.

WOODSTOCK AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Old Frederick Rd., 10700 block, 10:30 p.m. Aug. 25 to 10:40 a.m. Aug. 26. An attempt was made to break into a snowball stand by forcing locks. Nothing was reported missing.

Woodstock Rd., 1400 block, 2:43 a.m. Aug. 28. Cash was stolen from a restaurant entered by forcing a front window.

— Compiled by Carrie Donovan

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