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, 3 p.m. June 17 to 8:20 p.m. June 18. Food items were stolen from a high school ticket booth entered through a skylight on its roof. An attempt was also made to entered the booth by forcing the metal roll-up window. The ticket booth was vandalized.

Columbia Area


HARPERS FARM RD., 5300 block, 5:15 p.m. June 15. Six males assaulted and robbed a male of a cell phone as he was leaving an apartment.

SWIFT STREAM PL., 10300 block, June 15. An acquaintance assaulted and robbed a female of a purse.

SWIFT STREAM PL., 10300 block, 3:24 p.m. June 20. Four males restrained a female getting out of a vehicle, with one grabbing her purse and fleeing. A passerby caught him and held him until police arrived. A male juvenile was charged.

TALISMAN LANE, 7200 block, 3:58 p.m. June 15. A man entered an acquaintance's residence, took several items, and fled. He later returned. A 22-year-old man was arrested.


CHARLES EDWARD TERR., 6000 block, 3:30 to 8 p.m. June 19. A bicycle was stolen from an open residential garage.

COLUMBIA RD., 4900 block, 10:30 a.m. June 22 to 1:30 a.m. June 23. A bank card, a checkbook, a laptop, video-game equipment and games, DVDs and cash were stolen from an apartment entered by forcing a rear window.

CURTIS DR., 9200 block, 11 p.m. June 18 to 5 a.m. June 19. Two bicycles were stolen from an open residential garage. The bicycles were recovered nearby.

LAMBSKIN LANE, 8900 block, 7 p.m. June 17 to 10 a.m. June 18. Cash, cell phones and sunglasses were stolen from an unlocked office at a neighborhood pool entered by climbing a surrounding fence.

LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY., 10300 block, 7 p.m. June 17 to 11:52 p.m. June 19. Cash and clothing were stolen from a dry-cleaners entered through a side window.

LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY., 10300 block, 10:15 p.m. June 17 to 9:30 a.m. June 18. Two drawers at a kiosk in a shopping mall were entered by force. Nothing was reported missing.

RED BRANCH RD., 9000 block, 10:39 p.m. June 18. An attempt was made to enter a business by forcing a door and damaging drywall.

RED BRANCH RD., 9000 block, 1:01 p.m. June 19. An attempt was made to enter a business through drywall.

RUMSEY RD., 9100 block, 10:44 p.m. June 18. A business was entered by breaking an exterior window. An attempt was then made to enter a business through a locked interior door. Nothing was reported missing.

SEWELLS ORCHARD DR., 6400 block, 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. June 21. A mountain bike was stolen from an open garage.

SWEET FERN, 6500 block, 12:53 a.m. June 16. A male heard noise outside of his residence and then banging at the front door. He then saw two males fleeing toward a bike path. A door frame was damaged. Nothing was reported missing.

WOODAM CT., 5200 block, 7 p.m. June 20 to 7:50 a.m. June 21. Two bicycles and a set of golf clubs were stolen from an unlocked residential garage.


EDEN BROOK DR., 7100 block, 3 to 4 p.m. June 17. A silver 1998 Mercedes C-280 was stolen.

GREEN MOUNTAIN CIR., 10800 block, 9:30 p.m. June 16 to 6:30 a.m. June 17. A black 2005 Yamaha Zima motorcycle was stolen.

HALF DOLLAR CT., 9500 block, 8:30 p.m. June 19 to 7 a.m. June 20. A red 2001 Dodge Caravan was stolen.

QUIET HOURS, 6500 block, 1 to 1:48 a.m. June 18. A silver 2003 Chevrolet Blazer was stolen.

SEA SHADOW, 9500 block, 8:44 a.m. June 20. A green 1997 Nissan Maxima was stolen.

TRUMPETER RD., 5400 block, 5 to 8 p.m. June 18. A gray 1989 Ford Probe was stolen.

WINCOPIN CIR., 10200 block, 9:58 p.m. June 20. A 2001 Honda Passport was stolen.

Elkridge Area


SAN THOMAS RD., 6900 block, 9 to 10:23 p.m. June 18. A digital camera was stolen from a business entered by smashing glass in a side door.

SAN THOMAS RD., 6900 block, 2:05 p.m. June 21. The front door of a business was smashed. Nothing was reported missing.


DUCKETTS LANE, 7100 block, 6:25 a.m. June 15. A 1998 Honda Civic was stolen.

GRAFTONS VIEW CT., 6200 block, 3:55 a.m. June 21. A black 2000 Honda Civic was stolen.

Ellicott City Area


BROADGATE CIR., 4300 block, 6 p.m. June 19 to 8 a.m. June 20. A dishwasher, a cook top and a wall oven were stolen from a vacant residence entered by forcing a back door.

FOLLY QUARTER RD., 12800 block, 6:15 p.m. June 15. An occupied residence was entered through an unlocked basement door. Nothing was reported missing.

MAIN ST., 8000 block, 2 p.m. June 15. A storage shed was entered by force. Nothing was reported missing.

SILVERSTONE PL., 10200 block, 9:52 a.m. June 15. An acquaintance entered a residence and was detained by a resident. A person was arrested. No further details were provided by police.


KENSINGTON GARDENS, 2500 block, 9:15 a.m. June 15. A 2002 Toyota Camry was stolen.

Jessup Area


ASSATEAGUE DR., 7400 block, 5:30 a.m. June 14. A male struck a pedestrian in the back of the head and robbed him of cash and a cell phone.


WASHINGTON BLVD., 7200 block, 9:17 to 9:20 p.m. June 18. Cash was stolen from a business entered by smashing a window.

WASHINGTON BLVD., 7900 block, 9 p.m. June 18 to 7:30 a.m. June 19. Cash was stolen from a business entered by forcing a rear door.

WASHINGTON BLVD., 8100 block, 9:51 p.m. June 16. Police officers on patrol saw a person acting suspiciously near a business. Shortly after approaching this person, police detained and arrested four people who were carrying flashlights and burglary tools.


GUILFORD RD., 10000 block, 8:02 a.m. June 21. A blue 1992 Toyota Corolla was stolen.

PATUXENT RANGE RD., 8200 block, 5 p.m. June 17 to noon June 20. A red 1995 Ford box truck was stolen.

Laurel Area


EVENING BIRD LANE, 9700 block, June 17 to 8:16 a.m. June 20. A generator was stolen from a storage trailer entered by cutting off a lock.

LIVERY LANE, 9200 block, 2:31 a.m. June 21. A male who had entered a residence by removing a screen and forcing a window fled after being confronted while crawling across a floor.

WHISKEY RUN RD., 9700 block, 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. June 20. An attempt was made to enter a residence by forcing a front door.


SCAGGSVILLE RD., 11500 block, 10:30 p.m. June 18 to 12:11 a.m. June 19. A white 1989 Toyota Camry was stolen.

Savage Area


STORCH WOODS DR., 8500 block, 9:06 p.m. June 18. A male armed with a machete robbed a female of jewelry.


RIVER ISLAND DR., 8900 block, 10:42 a.m. June 20. A nude man walked by a police officer. A 23-year-old man was arrested.

West Friendship Area


MCKENDREE RD., 1900 block, 6 p.m. June 10 to 8:30 a.m. June 13. Power tools were stolen from a maintenance shed entered by cutting off a lock.

Woodbine Area


CARRS MILL RD., 14600 block, 1:30 to 4 a.m. June 21. An attempt was made to enter a detached residential garage.

DAISY RD., 3600 block, 11:30 p.m. June 18 to 9 a.m. June 21. Jewelry was stolen from a bedroom at a residence. Tools also were stolen from the garage at the residence.

-- Compiled by LINDA JAMES