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


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Clarksville Area


WHITE MARBLE CT., 6100 block, 9:56 p.m. Nov. 8. A woman entered a residence by kicking a door and attempted to confront an acquaintance she believed to be inside. A 36-year-old woman was arrested and charged with fourth-degree burglary and destruction of property.

Columbia Area


KNIGHTHOOD LANE, 6900 block, 4:35 p.m. Nov. 9. Two males robbed a male of a wallet at gunpoint.


COLUMBIA RD., 4900 block, noon to 5 p.m. Nov. 7. An attempt was made to enter a residence by forcing a front door knob.

COLUMBIA RD., 5100 block, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 7 to 7 a.m. Nov. 8. A golf course clubhouse was entered by forcing a back door. An interior office and a storage room were entered by forcing a door. Nothing was reported missing.

CROSS FOX, 10500 block, 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Nov. 4. An attempt was made to enter a residence by forcing a front door.

FIVE FINGERS WAY, 5300 block, 8 p.m. Nov. 2 to 5:30 a.m. Nov. 3. A bicycle was stolen from an open residential garage.

GOOD HUNTERS RIDE, 6100 block, 12:46 p.m. Nov. 4. An attempt was made to enter a residence by breaking a basement window.

LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY., 10300 block, 11:40 p.m. Nov. 6 to 7 a.m. Nov. 7. Cash was stolen from a register entered by force at a business in a shopping mall.

OAKLAND MILLS RD., 6900 block, 9:30 a.m. Nov. 3. An air-compressor, a computer and computer software were stolen from a storage trailer at a business entered by removing locks.

PHELPS LUCK DR., 5600 block, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Nov. 3. A bank envelope containing cash was stolen from a dresser drawer at a residence entered by forcing a sliding glass back door.

SEA SHADOW, 9600 block, 8 p.m. Nov. 5 to 8 a.m. Nov. 7. An attempt was made to enter a residence by removing a front window screen. The screen was recovered behind a row of hedge in front of the window.


BALMY DEW WAY, 7100 block, 8:12 a.m. Nov. 9. A red 1990 Toyota Camry was stolen.

MAJORS LANE, 6000 block, 4:01 p.m. Nov. 9. A 1997 Pontiac was stolen.

STEVENS FOREST RD., 5700 block, 12:58 p.m. Nov. 4. A blue 2003 Suzuki SV650 motorcycle was stolen.

Elkridge Area


ABRIANNA WAY, 5900 block, 9:25 p.m. Nov. 9. Police responded to a report of appliances being removed from a house under construction and saw a driver and a truck carrying appliances. The police then pursued the truck. The driver abandoned the truck and fled on foot. Four appliances were recovered.

CALVERT DR., 7000 block, 5 to 6:08 p.m. Nov. 8. A snow-blower was stolen from a residential garage.

DEERPATH RD., 6800 block, 3:10 to 3:20 a.m. Nov. 6. A cash register was forced open at a business entered by smashing a glass.

DOWNS RIDGE CT., 6100 block, 12:09 to 12:22 a.m. Nov. 6. A male entered a residence through an unlocked door and was confronted by a resident. The intruder fled. Nothing was reported missing.


ROCK GLEN DR., 6000 block, 6:50 a.m. Nov. 8. A white 1994 Ford Thunderbird was stolen.

Ellicott City Area


BETHANY LANE, 3200 block, 10 p.m. Nov. 2 to 8 a.m. Nov. 3. An ATV that was being assembled was stolen from a business entered by cutting a back fence.

CABERY RD., 10200 block, 10:01 a.m. Nov. 9. An attempt was made to enter a residence by forcing a kitchen door.

CENTENNIAL LANE, 3500 block, 9:20 a.m. Nov. 5. A person entered a church and was seen in the kitchen area by a member of the church. The person fled through the basement when the member went outside to call the police. Nothing was reported missing.

TOWN AND COUNTRY BLVD., 8700 block, 11 p.m. Nov. 7 to 1 a.m. Nov. 8. A video game system and video games were stolen from an apartment entered by kicking a door.

Jessup Area


OAK MEADE WAY, 8400 block, 8 a.m. Nov. 1 to 2 p.m. Nov. 7. Clothing and tennis shoes were stolen from a bedroom at a residence entered by forcing a screen from a second-floor window.


SPRING WATER PATH, 9300 block, 2 to 8 a.m. Nov. 7. A silver 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser was stolen.

STAYTON DRIVE, noon to 9 p.m. Nov. 8. A red 2000 Freightliner truck was stolen.

Marriottsville Area


HENRYTON RD., 1400 block, Oct. 27. A check was stolen from a residence entered by using a ladder to enter a second-floor sliding door. The check was later cashed.

-- Compiled by LINDA JAMES