Crime report for Anne Arundel and Howard counties

September 18, 2013
Anne Arundel County

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

ANNAPOLIS AREA
SERIOUS CRASHES

Forest Dr., 2300 block, 3:24 P.M. Sept. 9. A silver 2004 Mazda crashed into a phone store, coming to rest at the front counter. A customer was hit by the car and was taken to a hospital with a head injury. An employee was also taken to a hospital suffering from minor injuries from debris. The driver said his brakes had failed. The car’s brakes were found to be working. An Annapolis man, 21, was charged with four traffic violations, three of which stemmed from the fact that he was driving on a learner’s permit.

I-97 South, 10:39 a.m. Sept. 9. A policeman on patrol attempted to pull over a motorcyclist. The motorcycle slowed and then sped away. The first officer did not attempt to follow the motorcyclist. The motorcycle passed a second patrol officer at about 120 mph south of Crownsville Road before driving off the road into a guardrail. The rider, a Glen Burnie man, 37, was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.

BALTIMORE AREA
ROBBERY

Belle Grove Rd., 6000 block, 10:11 p.m. Sept. 9. A male passenger boarded a taxi in a motel parking lot and robbed the driver at gunpoint. He took cash and a cellphone, then removed the microphone from the radio. He fled on foot toward Baltimore Annapolis Blvd. The driver was not injured.

GLEN BURNIE AREA
ROBBERY

Olson Rd., 6000 block, 8 p.m. Sept. 7. Three men assaulted a male pedestrian and fled on foot with his cellphone.

PASADENA AREA
SHOTS FIRED

Whitaker Rd. and Libe Cir., 9:59 p.m. Sept. 7. Shots were reported in the area and shell casings were found near the intersection. A home’s exterior was struck by a bullet.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT

Mountain Road and Route 648, 6:30 a.m. Sept. 8. A patrol officer stopped a red Chevrolet Chevelle that matched the description of a car stolen from a residence the day before in the 100 block of Elizabeth Road in Pasadena. A Pasadena man, 36, was arrested for auto theft. His license was suspended and revoked. He was also linked to a break-in at a residence on Elizabeth Road.

SEVERN AREA
WEAPON/DRUGS

Jacobs Rd. and Pioneer Dr., 2:45 p.m. Sept. 9. During a traffic stop, an unlabeled bottle of Oxycodone pills and a handgun were recovered from a vehicle. A Severn man, 32, and a District Heights man, 31, were arrested.

Annapolis

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

HOMICIDE

Copeland St., 1900 block, 12:21 a.m. Sept. 10. Police responded to reports of a man assaulting a woman. They found a woman with multiple stab wounds in a parking lot. A person threatened the woman and the police, and was shot and killed by police. The woman died at a hospital.

ROBBERY

President St., 1000 block, 6 p.m. Sept. 4. A woman grabbed a female by the arm outside an apartment and demanded cash. She forced her way into the female’s apartment and looked through the clothing and bedroom furniture for cash. She left without finding any.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

August Dr., 1100 block, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 9 to 9 a.m. Sept. 10. A digital camera was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

Bay Ridge Ave., 700 block, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5 to 6 a.m. Sept. 6. A bag containing hand tools, binoculars and a bag of quarters was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

Old Solomons Island Rd., 1-99 block, 12:01 a.m. Sept. 2 to 12:01 a.m. Sept. 3. A cab meter and radio were stolen from an unlocked cab.

W. Washington St., 1-99 block, 11:30 p.m. Sept. 11 to 12:05 a.m. Sept. 12. An unlocked mountain bike was stolen from in front of a building.

West St., 2000 block, 12:03 a.m. Sept. 4. Cash was stolen from registers at a business entered by breaking a glass front door.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

Bowman Dr., 1800 block, Sept. 7. A patrol officer discovered a stolen vehicle on the road and attempted to stop it. The driver and passenger jumped out and fled on foot. The vehicle’s owner was notified.

Silverwood Cir., 1-99 block, 12:01 p.m. Sept. 3 to 7:45 a.m. Sept. 5. A radio was damaged in an unlocked vehicle.

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, 12500 block, 3 p.m. Sept. 4 to 7 a.m. Sept. 5. Tools were stolen from two trailers at a construction site. Locks were broken off both trailers but a lock on the front gate was secure.

Summer Sky Path, 12200 block, 9:30 p.m. Sept. 6 to 8 a.m. Sept. 7. Two bikes were stolen from an unlocked garage. They were recovered by the owner near Great Star Drive.

Woodscape Dr., 7000 block, 6 p.m. Sept. 5 to 9:30 a.m. Sept. 6. A building was entered by breaking a basement window. A bed may have been slept in. A pool cleaning company reported the broken window.

COLUMBIA AREA
ASSAULT

Blade Green Lane, 6:40 p.m. Sept. 5. A male pretended to look at his phone while a woman walked past on a foot path. He then ran up behind her and touched her inappropriately before running toward Maria Court. He may be responsible for similar incidents in the past weeks.

ROBBERY

Lightspun Lane, 5600 block, 5 p.m. Sept. 10. Two people asked a pedestrian to let them use his phone. The pedestrian took his phone out of his pocket. One person took the phone and the other pushed him into a bench and hit him several times. The pedestrian ran away and hid until the robbers left. A Columbia man, 19, was arrested and charged with robbery, second-degree assault and two counts of theft.

Stevens Forest Rd., 5800 block, 2:14 a.m. Sept. 6. Four males assaulted a pedestrian on a foot bridge and fled with cash.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Dobbin Center Way, 6400 block, 6 p.m. Sept. 8 to 7:53 a.m. Sept. 9. An attempt was made to gain entry to an urgent care center by prying a back door.

Dobbin Center Way, 6400 block, 7 p.m. Sept. 8 to 9:45 a.m. Sept. 9. Two cellphones were stolen from a phone store entered with a key removed from an unlocked lockbox.

Phillip Dorsey Way, 9000 block, 8 p.m. Sept. 5 to 2 a.m. Sept. 6. A wallet was stolen from an unlocked vehicle in an open garage. A bicycle with a flat tire was taken down from a wall but not stolen.

Grace Dr., 7500 block, 4 p.m. Sept. 6 to 5:30 a.m. Sept. 9. Hand tools, copper fittings, copper wire and a welder were stolen from two storage containers at a construction site. Padlocks were broken off seven containers.

Guilford Rd., 11000 block, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 4 to 5 a.m. Sept. 5. Diesel fuel was stolen from an off-road tank in a yard entered by cutting a lock on a fence.

Indigo Ct., 9400 block, 8 p.m. Sept. 10 to 8:25 p.m. Sept. 10. Property was stolen from two unlocked vehicles in an open garage. Items were scattered around the interiors of the vehicles.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT

Broken Land Pkwy., 4:20 p.m. Sept. 7. A silver 2008 Nissan Altima was stolen from a Park and Ride lot.

Columbia Rd., 5600 block, 6:58 a.m. Sept. 6. A silver 2006 Hyundai Azera was stolen.

ELKRIDGE AREA
ROBBERY

Meadowridge Center Dr., 6000 block, 1:28 a.m. Sept. 8. A masked gunman robbed a pizza restaurant of cash and fled through a rear door.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Hearthside Way, 7500 block, 2 p.m. Sept. 5 to 6 a.m. Sept. 6. Twenty-two rolls of cable were stolen from a construction site entered by cutting a fence and two trailer locks.

Macaw Ct., 6300 block, 9 p.m. Sept. 6 to 5 a.m. Sept. 9. A copper spool and telecommunications tools were stolen from nine construction vans and buckets at a construction site entered by cutting part of a locking mechanism on a front gate and two fences. Van locks were damaged.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT

Maiden Point Pl., 7100 block, 1:32 a.m. Sept. 9. A white 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe was stolen.

ELLICOTT CITY AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Baltimore National Pike, 8500 block, 10:15 p.m. Sept. 8 to 10:15 p.m. Sept. 9. An attempt was made to pry open a back door at a market.

Rogers Ave., 2800 block, noon Aug. 15 to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 9. Copper tubing was removed from a vacant residence entered through an unlocked back door.

FULTON AREA
THEFT/BREAK-IN

Holly Manor Way, 8100 block, 5 p.m. Sept. 10 to 8 a.m. Sept. 11. A kitchen range, dishwasher and backsplash were stolen from a house under construction entered through a front door. A rear slider was removed from its tracks; tire tracks showed that a vehicle had been backed up to the rear slider.

JESSUP AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Dorsey Run Rd., 7900 block, 10:30 p.m. Sept. 5. A doughnut shop was entered by breaking a glass side door and unlocking it.

Dorsey Run Rd., 7900 block, 10:55 p.m. Sept. 5. A deli was entered by breaking a glass front door.

Fairhaven Pl., 8700 block, 4:30 to 9:20 p.m. Sept. 8. Two TVs, a video camera and cash were stolen from a home entered by breaking a window pane and forcing open a door.

Patuxent Range Rd., 8200 block, 4 p.m. Sept. 9 to 7 a.m. Sept. 10. An attempt was made to cut a door lock with a saw to gain entry to a warehouse.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

Patuxent Range Rd., 8200 block, 9:53 a.m. Sept. 9. A 2013 International box truck was stolen.

LAUREL AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Bridle Path Lane, 9200 block, 12:31 p.m. Sept. 8. Police were called Sept. 6 and Sept. 8 about an animal trapped in an abandoned house. The first time, no animal was found and the house was secured. The second time, a dog was rescued from the house. Attempts to contact an owner were unsuccessful. The dog was turned over to animal control.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT

All Saints Rd. and Bourbon St., 9:49 a.m. Sept. 6. A gold Chevy Blazer was stolen.

SAVAGE AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Washington St., 9100 block, 11:30 to 11:45 p.m. Sept. 6. An apartment was entered by prying open a front door while the owner was in the back yard with family and neighbors. Nothing was reported missing.

SYKESVILLE AREA
ROBBERY

Pipes Lane, 13300 block, 12:05 to 12:12 a.m. Sept. 12. While driving on Route 100, a driver almost hit a dark-colored SUV while changing lanes. The driver of the SUV followed him until he stopped on a side street. Two males wearing ski masks got out of the SUV and robbed him of a wallet, two baseball caps, a shirt, a watch and shoes at gunpoint, then fled in the SUV.

— Compiled by Carrie Donovan

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