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.

Columbia Area


ELI WHITNEY DR., 6600 block, 10:55 a.m. Aug. 2. Camera equipment and a DVD player were stolen from an apartment.

HESPERUS DR., 5400 block, 8:48 a.m. July 29. A residence was entered through a window. Nothing was reported stolen.

HINGSTON DOWNS, 9600 block, 2:45 a.m. Aug. 3. An attempt was made to enter a residence by damaging a front door.

STEVENS FOREST RD., 5700 block, 2:50 a.m. Aug. 2. A video game system was stolen from a residence.

WILLIAM TELL LANE, 10500 block, 12:15 p.m. July 31. A lawn mower was stolen from a residential garage.


STONEBROOK LANE, 8800 block, 1:05 p.m. Aug. 2. A 2000 Honda Civic was stolen.

WAYOVER WAY, 10200 block, 2:40 a.m. July 31. A gold 1994 Honda Accord was stolen.

Ellicott City Area


BALTIMORE NATIONAL PIKE, 8400 block, 4:20 a.m. Aug. 3. A rear window of a delicatessen was smashed. Nothing was reported missing.

BALTIMORE NATIONAL PIKE, 8400 block, 7 p.m. Aug. 2 to 7:20 a.m. Aug. 3. An attempt was made to enter an animal hospital by using a key, which broke off in a lock.

BALTIMORE NATIONAL PIKE, 9200 block, 1:49 a.m. Aug. 2. A cash register was stolen from an automotive business entered by shattering a front window.

BELLWART WAY, 9080 block, 6 p.m. July 26 to 10:30 p.m. July 28. An attempt was made to enter a tool shed behind a residence by prying the shed door.

BUCKSKIN CT., 9000 block, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. An attempt was made to enter a residence through a rear window.


FREDERICK RD., 9500 block, 10:21 a.m. Aug. 2. A gold 1986 Oldsmobile Royal was stolen.

OAKTON LANE, 8400 block, 1:32 p.m. July 27. A 15-foot box truck was stolen.

WEST SPRINGS DR., 3100 block, 3:28 a.m. July 30. A car was stolen.

Elkridge Area


SANTA BARBARA CT., 6700 block, 5:27 a.m. Aug. 2. A trailer at a construction site was entered by using a backhoe. Nothing was reported missing.


AUGUSTINE AVE., 5900 block, 7:15 a.m. July 29. A gray 1994 Jeep Cherokee was stolen.

BRIGHTLIGHT PL., 7900 block, 4:30 p.m. Aug. 1 to 7 a.m. Aug. 2. A green 2003 Saturn Vue was stolen.

DUCKETTS LANE, 7000 block, 10 p.m. Aug. 1 to 4:42 a.m. Aug. 2. A blue-and-white 2001 Suzuki GSX-R750 motorcycle was stolen.

FURNACE AVE., 5700 block, 11:26 p.m. July 31. A Jeep Cherokee was stolen.

LOUDON AVE., 6400 block, 7:45 a.m. July 30. A 1989 Mack dump truck was stolen.

MAIN ST., 5800 block, 5 p.m. July 27 to 11:30 a.m. July 28. A red 1993 Chevrolet S10 pickup truck was stolen.

SOUTH HANOVER RD., 6300 block, 4:40 p.m. Aug. 3. A black 1994 Nissan Sentra was stolen.

WASHINGTON BLVD., 5800 block, 4:30 p.m. July 31. A silver 2000 Ford Focus was stolen.

WASHINGTON BLVD., 6700 block, 3 p.m. July 30 to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 2. A yellow 1993 International truck was stolen.

Fulton Area


SCAGGSVILLE RD., 11800 block, 10:08 a.m. July 30. Money was stolen from a hair salon. Entry was gained through a front door.

Jessup Area


CEDAR AVE., 7300 block, 3:06 a.m. Aug. 2. Cash was stolen from a restaurant entered by smashing a front glass door.

GUILFORD RD., 10900 block, 6:59 a.m. July 30. Tires were stolen from a construction site.

PEACHWOOD DR., 8300 block, 1:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 31. A power scooter and a dirt bike were stolen from a shed entered by breaking a lock.

WASHINGTON BLVD., 7800 block, 2:51 a.m. Aug. 2. Cash was stolen from a restaurant entered by smashing a front glass door.

WASHINGTON BLVD., 8100 block, 5:38 p.m. Aug. 1. Cash was stolen from an ATM machine that was pried open.

Laurel Area


CANTERBURY RIDING, 9500 block, 10 to 11 a.m. July 30. A laptop and a watch were stolen from a residence.

LIVERY LANE, 9200 block, 1 to 11 p.m. July 31. Cash, cameras and a cell phone were stolen from an apartment entered by cutting a screen and breaking a front window. The apartment was ransacked.

SCAGGSVILLE RD., 10600 block, 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. July 28. A lock of a shed was cut off. Nothing was reported stolen.


BARREL HOUSE RD., 6900 block, 7:37 a.m. July 28. A maroon 1991 Toyota Camry was stolen.

BREWINGTON LANE, 9200 block, 7:49 p.m. Aug. 2. A black 1997 Nissan pickup truck was stolen.

CANTERBURY RIDING, 9100 block, 9:23 a.m. July 27. A van was stolen.

NORTH LAUREL ROAD N. AND SECOND STREET N., 11:48 p.m. July 29. A silver Volvo was stolen.

WASHINGTON BLVD., 9600 block, 8:10 p.m. Aug. 1. A car carrier trailer was stolen.

Marriottsville Area


OLD FREDERICK RD., 11400 block, 5:55 p.m. July 28. An attempt was made to enter a residence by breaking a back door.

WOODFORD DR., 12000 block, 3 p.m. July 27 to 7 a.m. July 28. Tools were stolen from a construction trailer entered by cutting a padlock.

-- Compiled by ALICIA CYPRESS