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Howard Crime Watch

Thursday, April 7, 2005; Page HO20

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


Metro Crime Stoppers, a nonprofit organization, will pay up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment in connection with these and any other felonies. Call the 24-hour hotline at 410-276-8888. Callers may remain anonymous.

Clarksville Area


CLARKSVILLE PIKE, 12100 block, 10 p.m. March 28 to 7:30 a.m. March 29. A restaurant was entered by smashing a front door glass, then ransacked. Nothing was reported stolen.

Columbia Area


STANFORD BLVD., 8900 block, 12:23 a.m. March 27. A male in a restaurant ordered an employee at gunpoint to place cash in a bag, then forced the employee inside a walk-in cooler and fled.

SUNNY SPRING, 6000 block, 5:30 p.m. March 23. Three males robbed pedestrian of cash at gunpoint.


CEDAR LANE, 5900 block, 11 p.m. March 24 to 7:30 a.m. March 25. A purse containing personal items was stolen from a residence entered through a sliding glass door.

DARK FIRE WAY, 11600 block, 4:30 a.m. March 29. A purse containing cash, credit cards, a checkbook and a cell phone was stolen from a residence entered by breaking a sliding back door and reaching through to remove the purse from a hook near the door.

FOXCROFT WAY, 5600 block, 4:15 p.m. March 28 to 7:30 a.m. March 29. Wiring was cut inside a house under construction. Nothing was reported stolen.

MELTING SHADOWS LANE, 7000 block, 12:59 p.m. March 24. A person inside a residence heard a loud noise behind the home, looked outside and saw someone fleeing toward Cradlerock Way. Nothing was reported stolen.

RUMSEY RD., 9100 block, 9:30 p.m. March 23 to 9:30 a.m. March 24. A computer was stolen from a business entered by smashing a glass front door.


DOBBIN RD., 6400 block, noon to 9:30 p.m. March 25. A silver 2000 Toyota Camry was stolen.

Elkridge Area


ORCHARD CLUB DR., 6300 block, 1:50 p.m. Feb. 24 to 4 p.m. Feb. 27. Video game equipment was stolen from an apartment entered through a window.

PEBBLE CREEK DR., 7200 block, 4 p.m. March 26 to 7:30 a.m. March 28. An oven was stolen from a house under construction entered by smashing a sliding back door.

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