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Howard Crime Watch


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


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Columbia Area


LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY., 10300 block, 3 to 3:30 p.m. April 9. A man in a restroom at a shopping mall exposed himself to another man.

STEVENS FOREST RD., 5900 block, 1:19 p.m. April 7. A person was seen urinating from a third-floor balcony at an apartment complex. Police located a suspect. No charges were reported.


TAMAR DR., 6000 block, 11:30 p.m. April 8. Two males behind an elementary school demanded cash from a person. A fight ensued and the person was slashed with a knife. The assailants fled empty-handed.

TAMAR DR., 8800 block, 12:42 p.m. April 10. A male in an apartment complex assaulted a male and female couple after they had gotten out of a vehicle. The female fled to an apartment and called police. The assailant and two other males robbed the male assault victim of cash and property.


FAULKNER RIDGE CIR., 10400 block, 6:45 to 11 a.m. April 8. Jewelry, a digital camera and DVDs were stolen from a residence.


LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY., 10200 block, 5:44 p.m. April 6. A green 1997 Ford Taurus station wagon was stolen.

PILAR CT., 9300 block, 8 to 10 a.m. April 9. Cash, a digital camera and two pairs of earrings were stolen from a residence.

STEVENS FOREST RD., 5800 block, 11:15 a.m. April 11. A green 1997 Chrysler Cirrus was stolen.

WATCHLIGHT CT., 8900 block, 9 p.m. April 8 to 10:55 a.m. April 9. A white 1999 Dodge Caravan was stolen. The vehicle was later involved in a hit-and-run collision.

Elkridge Area


LOUDON AVENUE AND ROUTE 1, 5:34 p.m. April 8. A man exposed himself to several juveniles in the area. A man, age 18, was arrested.


BONNIE VIEW LANE, 5900 block, 5:14 p.m. April 9. A male carrying a black duffle bag was seen running from a residence into a wooded area at the end of a cul-de-sac on Judge Dobbin Court.

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