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, 4:42 a.m. July 15. Cash drawers and cabinets were entered in three businesses entered by force. Nothing was reported stolen.

GUILFORD RD., 6700 block, 10:37 a.m. July 19. An unoccupied residence was entered by smashing a side window. Nothing was reported stolen.

Columbia Area


CRADLEROCK WAY AND SWAN POINT WAY, 12:54 p.m. July 19. A nude male was seen on a bike path and grabbed a pair of blue shorts and fled when he was noticed.


CEDAR LANE, 6500 block, 11 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. July 19. Cash was stolen from a residence.

LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY., 11500 block, 4 to 5:30 p.m. July 20. A youth entered an apartment of an acquaintance. Cash and games were reported missing.

OLD ANNAPOLIS RD., 9100 block, 7:30 p.m. July 14 to 8 a.m. July 15. A business was entered by forcing a front door. Nothing was reported stolen.

OLD ANNAPOLIS RD., 9100 block, July 14 to 8 a.m. July 15. Cash was stolen from a cleaners entered by forcing a front door.

THUNDER HILL RD., 5100 block, 6:30 p.m. July 13 to 7 a.m. July 14. Umbrellas and other property were stolen from a neighborhood pool. Patio furniture was thrown into the pool.

WILLOW BOTTOM DR., 11100 block, 9 a.m. to midnight July 17. A residence was entered by forcing a back door. Nothing was reported stolen.


BERGER ROAD AND GERWIG LANE, 5:08 p.m. July 19. A 1994 GMC box truck was stolen.

LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY., 11300 block, 6:31 a.m. July 21. A Yamaha motorcycle was stolen.

QUIET HOURS, 6500 block, 8:12 a.m. July 15. A 1989 GMC truck was stolen.

VANTAGE POINT RD., 5500 block, 7:30 p.m. July 9 to 7:15 a.m. July 16. A gray 2000 GMC Yukon was stolen.

Dayton Area


GREEN BRIDGE RD., 5100 block, 8:44 p.m. July 16. Two males entered a residence and told a resident that the basement was leaking and needed repair. One of the males kept the resident occupied while the second male stole cash from a bedroom.

Elkridge Area


ROUTE 1, 6400 block, 10:47 p.m. July 14. Police responded to a report of a burglary in progress at an auto dealership and saw a person pushing a motorcycle out of the business. A 13-year-old boy was arrested.


LINDEN AVE., 6900 block, 3:30 a.m. July 17 to 9:45 a.m. July 18. A purple 1991 Eagle Talon was stolen.

Ellicott City Area


DANIELS RD., 2200 block, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 14. A DVD player was stolen from a residence.

ROGERS AVE., 3500 block, 7 p.m. July 11 to 7 p.m. July 16. Lawn equipment was stolen from an unlocked shed.

WILTON AVE., 8900 block, 8 a.m. July 18 to midnight July 19. A residence was entered through a rear window. The residence was ransacked. Nothing was reported stolen.


EBBWOOD DR., 3000 block, 9 a.m. July 10 to 2:30 p.m. July 11. Two sets of golf clubs and bags were stolen from an open garage.

ELBERTA DR., 8200 block, July 10 to July 13. A blue Polaris ATV was stolen.

MAIN ST., 8400 block, 10 a.m. July 17 to 7:53 a.m. July 20. A green 1996 Acura Integra was stolen.

TOWN AND COUNTRY BLVD., 9000 block, 1:46 a.m. July 19. A red 1991 Honda was stolen.

Jessup Area


DORSEY RUN AND PATUXENT RANGE ROADS, 11:10 a.m. July 15. Power tools were stolen from a warehouse.


AUTUMN WAY, 8300 block, 10 p.m. July 16 to 8 a.m. July 17. A black 2001 Jeep Cherokee was stolen.

Laurel Area


LIVERY LANE, 9200 block, 9:40 p.m. July 18. Two males armed with a semi-automatic handgun robbed a pizza delivery person of cash and pizza.


FREESTATE DR., 8800 block, 3:33 p.m. July 20. A white 2004 Toyota 4-Runner was stolen.

HELMART DR., 8000 block, overnight, July 14 to July 15. A cash register was stolen from a snack bar at a community pool.

Woodstock Area


WADSWORTH RD., 10800 block, 10:45 a.m. July 17. A male attempted to enter a residence by forcing a back door. A resident heard him and he fled.

-- Compiled by LINDA JAMES