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Howard Crime Watch

Thursday, March 17, 2005; Page HO17

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


RUSSELL ZEPP DR., 13800 block, March 5 to 7:37 a.m. March 7. A house under construction was entered through a rear window. Nothing was reported stolen.

TEN OAKS RD., 5500 block, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 3. A TV, a stereo, a microwave oven and other property were stolen from a residence entered through a garage door.

Columbia Area


CROSS FOX LANE, 10400 block, 7:09 a.m. March 4. A man inside a middle school accosted a teacher, implied he had a weapon in his pocket, and demanded cash. A 33-year-old man was later arrested and charged in the incident and in a March 3 gas station robbery on Twin Rivers Road listed below.

DOBBIN CENTER WAY, 6400 block, 10:20 a.m. March 3. A person in a business pulled out a handgun and took cash from a register and games.

DOBBIN RD., 6400 block, 6:19 p.m. March 3. A male in a business pretended to talk on a cell phone, entered a check-out line to purchase a couple of items, then announced a robbery. He revealed a handgun in his waistband, took cash and fled.

TWIN RIVERS RD., 10400 block, 11:10 p.m. March 3. A male in a gas station, pulled out a handgun and demanded cash from a register. The male grabbed the cash and fled. A man, age 33, was arrested and charged in the incident and in a March 4 robbery at a middle school on Cross Fox Lane listed above.


CARDINAL DR., 6200 block, 4:35 a.m. March 5. An occupant upstairs at a residence heard noises and looked downstairs to investigate. A male was seen leaving through an unlocked front door.

GREEN MOUNTAIN CIR., 10600 block, 9 p.m. March 2. A resident arrived home and found a male inside the residence, who then jumped out a second-floor window and fled on foot. Property missing from the second floor of the residence was recovered near a first-floor sliding door.

HESPERUS DR., 5400 block, 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. March 5. Coins, DVDs and jewelry were stolen from a residence entered by forcing a rear window.

STARBURN PATH, 6000 block, 7:30 a.m. to 3:25 p.m. March 2. Cash, a TV and other property were stolen from a residence entered by breaking a back door window.

SYMPHONY WAY, 10700 block, 7:15 to 11:40 p.m. March 5. Jewelry was stolen from a residence entered by shattering a rear window.

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