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


MILLET SEED HILL, 10600 block, 9:57 p.m. June 4. Occupants in a vehicle saw a male exposing himself in another vehicle.


CLOUDLAND CT., 6000 block, 5:58 a.m. June 6. A male entered a residence and took cash and a cell phone while a resident was asleep. A male acquaintance of the resident, age 46, was later arrested.

GENTLE SHADE, 7000 block, June 3 or June 4. A kitchen was entered by forcing a door at a leasing office that was entered through a back door.

GOLDEN SKY CT., 5200 block, 7:56 a.m. June 7. Two bicycles were stolen from a garage.

SWIFT STREAM PL., 10300 block, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 6. An air-conditioner and tools were stolen from an open storage shed.

TOLLING CLOCK WAY, 10500 block, 6:53 p.m. June 5. An attempt was made to enter a residence by forcing a sliding glass door.

WANING WAY, 9400 block, 9:16 p.m. June 6. An attempt was made to enter a residence by forcing a rear window.


HICKORY LOG CIR., 7500 block, May 20 to May 23. A green Mercury Villager was stolen.

LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY., 10700 block, 2:33 p.m. June 6. A red 1991 Ford Escort was stolen.

SUMMER PARK CT., 9700 block, 10:30 p.m. June 4 to 7:30 a.m. June 5. A maroon 1993 Chevrolet Lumina was stolen.

Elkridge Area


ATHOL AVE., 6600 block, 8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. June 6. Coins were stolen from a residence entered by forcing a back door.


CAMBRIA TERR., 6600 block, 5:52 p.m. June 7. A 1994 Chrysler was stolen.

WASHINGTON BLVD., 6300 block, 8:50 p.m. June 5. A green 1997 Dodge Neon was stolen.

Ellicott City Area


KINGSBRIDGE ROAD, A 15-year-old girl reported June 3 to police that, while she was jogging, a nude male got out of a white pickup truck and chased her for a short distance. She got away.


BROADGATE CT., 4300 block, 2:30 p.m. May 4 to 8:30 a.m. June 6. Appliances were stolen from a house under construction entered through an unlocked door.

GREEN CLOVER DR., 10200 block, June 2 to 11:01 a.m. June 4. Equipment was stolen from a residence entered through the basement.

HIGH CASTLE RD., 8000 block, 4 p.m. May 27 to 8 a.m. May 29. A microwave, a counter top and house speakers were stolen from a house under construction entered by breaking a garage side-door window.

HIGH CASTLE RD., 8000 block, 5 p.m. June 2 to 6 a.m. June 3. An oven, a cook top, a refrigerator and a dishwasher were stolen from a house under construction entered by breaking a garage side-door window.

MOUNT IDA DR., 3500 block, 6 p.m. June 3 to 9 a.m. June 4. A video game system, video games, a digital camera and a laptop computer were stolen from a residence entered through an unlocked sliding door.

PEACE PIPE CT., 3800 block, 9 p.m. May 17 to 6 a.m. May 18. Credit cards were stolen from a wallet inside an unlocked vehicle in an unlocked residential garage.

WATERLOO RD., 5300 block, 7:30 a.m. June 2 to 3:30 p.m. June 4. A DVD player and a cordless drill were stolen from a residence entered through a window.


BALTIMORE NATIONAL PIKE, 8800 block, 9:42 p.m. June 6. A green 1995 Dodge Caravan was stolen.

MONTGOMERY RUN RD., 8300 block, June 3 to 5:57 p.m. June 5. A red-and-orange Kawasaki CX10 motorcycle was stolen.

ST. PAUL ST., 3700 block, 10 p.m. June 5 to 7 a.m. June 6. A white 1995 Jeep Wrangler was stolen.

Glenelg Area


BURNTWOODS RD., 14000 block, noon June 2 to 5 a.m. June 3. A golf cart was stolen from an outdoor shed and rammed into a back door at a high school.

Jessup Area


WASHINGTON BOULEVARD, 2:49 p.m. June 1. A man at the door of a business ordered a female employee come to the door. The employee refused. The man implied he had a gun and demanded cash. The employee then handed over a digital camera, an organizer and items from her purse. The man was seen entering a dark-colored vehicle.

WASHINGTON BLVD., 8100 block, 7:20 p.m. May 28. A person in a liquor store pulled out a weapon, and took cash from a register, a bottle of liquor and cigarettes.


SMITHFIELD PL., 8700 block, 11:35 a.m. June 5. A dirt bike was stolen from a shed. The bike was later recovered by police.


BRISTOL CT., 8300 block, 1:45 p.m. June 2. A 1988 Oldsmobile was stolen.

Laurel Area


CROSS ST., 1 to 100 block, May 2 to 4:39 p.m. June 2. Jewelry was stolen from a lock box under a bed at a residence.

SANNER RD., 7500 block, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 1. Tools were stolen from an open residential garage.


COVERED WAGON WAY, 2 to 8:30 a.m. June 5. A green 1995 Jeep Cherokee was stolen.

FREESTATE DR., 8700 block, 7:20 p.m. June 5. A construction vehicle was stolen.

SECOND ST. N., 10000 block, 5:31 p.m. June 1. A Jeep Grand Cherokee was stolen.

-- Compiled by LINDA JAMES