The following were among crime reports recently received 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.



CLOUDLEAP CT., 8700 block, 11:44 to 11:48 p.m. April 23. Two male cyclists near a pizza restaurant demanded a wallet from a male pizza delivery driver putting pizzas in a vehicle. The driver said his wallet was inside the business and that he had no cash. The robbers took the pizzas and fled on bikes.

FREETOWN RD., 6400 block, 10:25 a.m. April 4. A male in a bank handed a teller a note demanding cash. The teller complied. No weapons were reported.

LAKE ELKHORN BIKE PATH, BROKENLAND PARKWAY AND CRADLEROCK WAY, 7:15 to 7:30 p.m. April 4. A boy knocked a male cyclist off his bike. The assailant attempted to flee with the bike and the cyclist fought with him. The assailant threw the bike into a lake, pulled out a knife, cut the biker on the arm and fled. The cyclist had injuries over his left eye. The bike was recovered from the lake.

STEVENS FOREST RD., 5600 block, 9:10 to 9:38 p.m. April 4. A group of six jumped two people, tied them up and robbed them of cash. One of the two was stabbed in the abdomen and cut in the head.


CHELL RD., 6400 block, 11:45 p.m. April 5 to 7:30 a.m. April 6. A 2003 Yamaha mini bike was stolen from a storage shed entered by forcing a lock and a latch.

COLUMBIA RD., 4900 block, 5 to 10 a.m. April 3. A DVD player, DVDs, an electronic game, game cartridges and two green pillowcases were stolen from a residence entered by forcing a window.

DOBBIN RD., 6400 block, 1:27 p.m. April 5. Two juveniles were seen entering an unoccupied business through a rear bay door that had been left open. Nothing was reported missing.

GUILFORD RD., 8500 block, 11:30 p.m. April 6 to 8:40 a.m. April 7. A church was entered through a rear window and an accounting room door was opened by force. Nothing was reported missing.

GUILFORD RD., 8600 block, 3:48 a.m. April 4. Liquor and cigarettes were stolen from a liquor store entered by breaking a front door glass with a hammer that was recovered at the store.

OAKLAND MILLS RD., 7000 block, 2:15 p.m. April 5 to 8:30 a.m. April 7. An empty storage warehouse was entered through an unlocked door. The interior walls were damaged by using two forklifts. Nothing was reported missing.

THICKET LANE, 5600 block, 5:45 to 8:45 p.m. April 2. A residence was entered by forcing a front window. Nothing was reported missing.


CEDAR LANE, 5700 block, 1:36 p.m. April 2. A grayish Toyota Camry was stolen and later recovered on Liberty Road in Baltimore County.

TAMAR DR., 8300 block, 10:29 a.m. April 6. An attempt was made to steal a vehicle.

WOODSIDE CT., 6300 block, 5 p.m. April 4 to 8:30 a.m. April 5. An attempt was made to steal a 1998 Dodge van.

WOODSIDE CT., 6300 block, 10:22 a.m. April 5. A white 2002 Ford van was stolen.



GLASGOW RD., 8800 block, 9:28 p.m. April 2. A residence was entered. Nothing was reported missing.

KEETON WAY, 8000 block, 11 a.m. April 2. An attempt was made to enter a tool shed by forcing a door.

ROCKLEDGE CT., 6400 block, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 3. Two handguns were stolen from a residence entered by using a ladder to climb to a second-floor bedroom window.



BIRMINGHAM WAY, 10800 block, 11:30 p.m. April 3 to 7 a.m. April 4. An attempt was made to enter a liquor store by forcing a back door.

TALBOTS LANDING, 5100 block, 5:31 p.m. April 4. An attempt was made to enter a residence by removing a rear window screen and forcing a window.

WHISTLING PINES CT., 7800 block, 6:40 p.m. April 6. An attempt was made to entered a residence by forcing a front door.



BALTIMORE AVE., 9600 block, 9:54 p.m. April 5. Two people were seen inside a house under construction entered through a side window. Marijuana paraphernalia and beer were recovered in the house.

BARREL HOUSE RD., 9600 block, 6:45 p.m. April 6. Cash and a purse were stolen from an apartment entered through a bedroom window.

MOUNTAIN LAUREL WAY, 9700 block, 10:36 a.m. April 7. A screen on a sliding glass door was cut and a glass door lock was damaged at a residence. Nothing was reported missing.


BARREL HOUSE RD., 9600 block, 1:20 p.m. April 6. An attempt was made to steal a vehicle.

CANTERBURY RIDING, 9100 block, 4:19 p.m. April 6. An attempt was made to steal a vehicle.



STORCH WOODS DR., 8500 block, 9 to 10 p.m. April 1. A male entered an apartment through a back sliding-door and fled after he was noticed by a resident awakened by the noise. Nothing was reported missing.



ASSATEAGUE DR., 7500 block, 8:18 p.m. April 6. A person was seen forcing a lock and entering a security office at a business. Nothing was reported missing.

WASHINGTON BLVD., 7600 block, 3:11 a.m. April 3. An intoxicated person entered an inn by force. A person was later arrested. Nothing was reported missing.

-- Compiled by Linda James