Anne Arundel County and Howard County crime report

December 5, 2012
Anne Arundel

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

ARNOLD AREA
ROBBERIES

Ritchie Hwy., 1500 block, 4:23 p.m. Nov. 26.A female near a post office grabbed a purse from a pedestrian, then fled to a waiting maroon Dodge Magnum. The victim fell to the ground during the incident, but no injuries were reported.

BROOKLYN PARK AREA
ROBBERIES

Belle Grove Rd., 4100 block, 8:51 p.m. Nov. 26. Two males wearing ski masks robbed a convenience store of cash, cigarettes and lottery tickets at gunpoint.

HANOVER AREA
ROBBERIES

Arundel Mills Mall, 2:19 a.m. Nov. 23. A group of males outside a store threatened a teenager and robbed him of a bag of merchandise.

GLEN BURNIE AREA
ASSAULTS

Oakwood Rd., 7700 block, 9:27 a.m. Nov. 25. A woman stabbed a male acquaintance in the back and head while he was moving his personal belongings out of her apartment. A Glen Burnie woman, 31, was arrested for second-degree attempted murder and related charges. The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

ROBBERIES

O’Daniel Ct., 7600 block, 8:56 p.m. Nov. 27. A male pushed a motorist as he was getting out of a vehicle, then fled on foot with a fanny pack.

Shelly Rd. and Ritchie Hwy., 2:30 p.m. Nov. 23. Two male teenagers approached a teenager from behind, restrained him and fled on foot with a cellphone.

ODENTON AREA
HIT-AND-RUN INCIDENTS

Annapolis Rd., 1100 block, 8:18 p.m. Nov. 25. A motorist died from injuries sustained after she pulled out of a parking lot at this location into the path of a Chevrolet Silverado. The driver of the truck fled on foot. An investigation was continuing.

SEVERNA PARK AREA
ROBBERIES

Oak Lane, 600 block, 2:15 a.m. Nov. 25. Two males who had hailed a cab at a convenience store in Gambrills disputed the fare when they arrived at this location, then robbed the driver of a backpack containing a cellphone and cash.

Annapolis

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

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

George Ave., 1800 block, 2:50 to 3 a.m. Nov. 24. A business was entered by forcing a front door. Nothing was reported missing.

Hyde Park, 1000 block, 10:30 p.m. Nov. 24 to 8 a.m. Nov. 25. An attempt was made to enter a residence through a rear window. Nothing was reported missing.

Lincoln Ct., unit block, 3:30 to 4 p.m. Nov. 26. A purse was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

Monterey Ave., 400 block, 10 to 10:30 a.m. Nov. 25. Cash and jewelry were stolen from a residence entered by forcing a back door.

Newtowne Dr., 700 block, 5 to 9 p.m. Nov. 26. A video game console and games were stolen from a residence. There was no sign of forced entry.

Royal St., 900 block, 2:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 21. Four vehicle rims were stolen from a residence entered by forcing the front door.

West St., 1900 block, Nov. 27. Responding to a report of suspicious activity around vehicles in a parking lot, police arrested two Davidsonville men, ages 21 and 22. Charges included theft, rogue and vagabond, and possession of illegal drugs.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

Smith Ave., 200 block, 11:30 p.m. Nov. 24 to 3:30 a.m. Nov. 25. A yellow 2006 Tank TK49 scooter was stolen from a parking space in front of a residence.

Howard County

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

COLUMBIA AREA
INDECENT EXPOSURE INCIDENTS

Dobbin Rd., 6100 block, 6:13 p.m. Nov. 26. A male got out of a white van in a shopping center parking lot and exposed himself to a motorist getting into a vehicle. The victim said that the perpetrator did not get back into his vehicle until she had driven away.

ROBBERIES

Cradlerock Way, 7200 block, 8:24 p.m. Nov. 21. A man confronted about concealing food inside his jacket threatened a grocery-store security guard at knifepoint, then fled the premises. A Columbia man, 49, was arrested a short time later. Charges included first- and second-degree assault, armed robbery, reckless endangerment and theft. No injuries were reported.

Dobbin Rd., 6400 block, 11:05 a.m. Nov. 21. A man took a bicycle from a store, then threatened an employee and robbed him of the cellphone he was using to photograph the incident. The man mounted the bike on a vehicle rack, then drove away.

Little Patuxent Pkwy., 10300 block, 7:23 p.m. Nov. 26. A man confronted about stealing watches from a display case threatened a store employee with a stun gun. During a struggle, the employee kicked the gun from the man’s hand. The man then bit the employee. A Suitland man, 55, was arrested a short time later. Charges included robbery, assault, theft and the illegal use of an electronic device.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Catwing Ct., 6900 block, Nov. 17 to Nov. 23. Two TVs were stolen from a residence entered by prying open a kitchen window.

Cross Fox Lane, 10000 block, 3:30 p.m. Nov. 20 to 7 a.m. Nov. 26. An attempt was made to steal property from a portable classroom at a middle school. There was no sign of forced entry.

Harpers Farm Rd., 5300 block, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 27. A TV and a video game system were stolen from a residence entered through a balcony door.

Little Patuxent Pkwy., 10700 block, 10:44 p.m. Nov. 20. An attempt was made to enter a dry-cleaning business by forcing a rear door. Two males were seen fleeing empty-handed.

Quiet Hours, 6500 block, Nov. 9 to Nov. 24. A video game console and a receiver were stolen from a residence. There was no sign of forced entry.

Quiet Hours, 6700 block, 7:47 p.m. Nov. 21. Two TVs and a dog bowl were stolen from a residence entered by breaking glass in a back door.

Sealed Message Rd., 9200 block, 6:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 26. A watch was stolen from a residence forcing a basement door. The intruder left a hatchet and a prying tool inside the premises.

Stevens Forest Rd., 5800 block, 11:15 a.m. Nov. 25. A jar of coins was stolen from an occupied apartment entered through an unlocked door. Two intruders fled when confronted.

Stevens Forest Rd., 5800 block, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 26. Three laptop computers were among electronics were stolen from an apartment entered through the front door. There was no sign of forced entry.

Swift Stream Pl., 10300 block, 7 p.m. Nov. 21 to 5:50 a.m. Nov. 22. An apartment-complex fitness center was entered by removing a screen from an unlocked window. Doors to two rooms were damaged and attempts were made to remove TVs and a projector. Nothing was reported missing.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

Dobbin Rd., 6600 block, 8:14 a.m. Nov. 27. A GMC truck was stolen from a plumbing company.

Faulkner Ridge Cir., 10700 block, 11:30 a.m. Nov. 24. Three motorcycles were stolen by prospective buyers who had taken them for test drives. Two of the bikes were recovered and a juvenile was arrested. A 2005 Suzuki 450 was still missing.

Ridermark Row, 11300 block, 7:17 p.m. Nov. 21. Police investigating a vehicle theft found the stolen car in front of a residence. A man wearing dark clothing, a mask and gloves was detained as he tried to drive the vehicle away, and a check on the house revealed that it had been entered by smashing glass in a back door. A Columbia man, 43, was charged with motor vehicle theft, first-, third- and fourth-degree burglary, malicious destruction of property and resisting arrest.

ELKRIDGE AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Hanover Rd. S., 6300 block, 3 a.m. Nov. 25 to 9:40 a.m. Nov. 26. A video monitor and two TVs were stolen from a business entered by forcing a rear door.

Howard Lane, 6300 block, 5 p.m. Nov. 27 to 8 a.m. Nov. 28. Cash was stolen from a business. There was no sign of forced entry.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

Dorsey Run Rd., 7100 block, 8:15 to 8:25 p.m. Nov. 25. A vehicle was stolen from an auction lot entered by cutting a lock on a rear gate. The vehicle was driven against a concrete barrier, moving it enough to enable the vehicle to leave the lot toward a wooded area.

Dorsey Run Rd., 7100 block, 10:19 a.m. Nov. 27. A 2002 Honda was among vehicles stolen from a vehicle auction lot.

Ducketts Lane, 6200 block, 9:15 p.m. Nov. 23. A gold 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer was stolen.

ELLICOTT CITY AREA
INDECENT EXPOSURE INCIDENTS

Plumtree Dr., 3400 block, 8:05 p.m. Nov. 26. A male exposed himself as he stood outside a window to a fitness class.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Dunteachin Rd., 5300 block, 12:01 to 8 a.m. Nov. 27. Cash and a cellphone were stolen from a purse in a residence entered through an unlocked garage. A debit card was stolen from a vehicle in the garage.

Normandy Woods Dr., 3100 block, 6:30 a.m. Nov. 12 to 3 p.m. Nov. 21. A vacant apartment was entered by breaking a lock on the front door. The walls were damaged by graffiti, but nothing was reported missing.

Sonia Trail, 3400 block, 3:43 p.m. Nov. 27. A vacant and unlocked apartment was entered by breaking a window to a building lobby. An Ellicott City man, 19, was charged with third- and fourth-degree burglary, two counts of malicious destruction of property and possession of marijuana.

Turf Valley Rd., 2600 block, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 27. Jewelry and silverware were stolen from a residence entered by forcing a bathroom window.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

Maryland Ave. and St. Paul St., 2:14 a.m. Nov. 25. A silver 2009 Toyota Camry was stolen.

FULTON AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Beaufort Dr., 8500 block, 12:18 to 1:30 a.m. Nov. 25. A man who had been sending threatening messages broke into a neighbor’s residence through the front door. A Fulton man, 49, was arrested and charged with burglary, harassment, e-mail harassment, trespassing and disorderly conduct.

Lime Kiln Rd., 12400 block, 8:30 a.m. to 3:20 p.m. Nov. 28. Several TVs and jewelry were stolen from a residence. There was no sign of forced entry.

HIGHLAND AREA
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

Chris Mar Ct., 13400 block, 1:10 a.m. Nov. 28. A blue 2007 Honda Accord was stolen.

SYKESVILLE AREA
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

Forsythe Rd., 13100 block, 12:06 a.m. Nov. 29. Two red dirt bikes were stolen.

— Compiled by Carrie Donovan

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