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Howard Crime Watch

Thursday, February 10, 2005; Page HO23

The following were among incidents recently reported by the Howard County Police Department. For more information, call 410-313-2236.


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Clarksville Area


CLARKSVILLE PIKE, 13900 block, 9 to 9:20 p.m. Jan. 29. A green 1994 Jeep Cherokee was stolen.

Columbia Area


CRADLEROCK WAY, 6600 block, 3:19 p.m. Feb. 1. A group of eight people in a field between Owen Brown Village Center and East Columbia Branch Library accosted an 11-year-old boy, who was then assaulted and robbed of his shoes, a CD player and a watch. The boy was transported to a hospital for treatment of injuries.

EAST WIND WAY, 10500 block, 8:24 p.m. Jan. 30. Two males at the rear of a residence demanded cash at knifepoint from a pizza deliveryman. The man fled to a vehicle and the robbers attempted to enter the vehicle, but were unsuccessful. Nothing was reported taken.

GRAND BANKS RD., 5900 block, 8:05 p.m. Jan. 28. A male motorist pulled up to a pedestrian, rolled down a window of his vehicle and demanded cash at gunpoint. The pedestrian complied and the driver drove away. Police later stopped a vehicle meeting a description of the robber's vehicle. Two males, ages 16 and 18, were arrested in connection with the Grand Banks Road robbery and a robbery reported later the same day in the 8800 block of Lincoln St., Savage.

HYLA BROOK RD., 10000 block, Jan. 29. Two males robbed a male pizza delivery person of cash, a wallet, keys and a cell phone.


HAWKEYE RUN, 6600 block, 5 p.m. Jan. 29. A man was seen exposing himself while urinating on a bike path behind a residence.


BLUE HERON LANE, 5400 block, 2:55 to 3:20 p.m. Jan. 28. Four boys wearing bright jackets and carrying backpacks were observed walking up a residential driveway and one of them entered an open garage. The four then fled toward Green Mountain Circle. Nothing was reported stolen.

COLUMBIA GATEWAY DR., 6900 block, 9:16 a.m. Jan. 30. Two laptop computers were stolen from a business. Two males entering the business were recorded by a surveillance camera.

GENTLE SHADE, 7000 block, 6 to 7 p.m. Feb. 1. An apartment building was entered through an unlocked exterior restroom door. A main office was entered by breaking a window. Nothing was reported stolen.

KILIMANJARO RD., 9400 block, 3:30 p.m. Jan. 31. An attempt was made to enter a residence by removing a screen and breaking a front basement window.

PROCOPIO CIR., 7200 block, Jan. 26 to 8:04 a.m. Jan. 27. A container of coins was stolen from a residence.

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