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, July 1 to 3. A concession stand at a high school was entered through the roof and vandalized. Nothing was reported stolen.

Columbia Area


STEVENS FOREST RD., 5800 block, 11 p.m. to midnight July 8. Three males wearing ski masks accosted a male pedestrian, who was then hit on the head and robbed of cash from his pockets.


BRIGHTON RIDGE WAY, 10200 block, 8 a.m. July 6 to 7:15 p.m. July 8. A bicycle was stolen from a residential garage.

CENTRE PARK DR., 8800 block, 3:39 a.m. July 7. A police officer responded to an alarm at a restaurant and found that a front door had been forced open. Nothing was reported stolen.

COBBLEFIELD DR., 8600 block, noon July 11. A lock was removed from a shed door with a drill. Nothing was reported stolen.

CROSS FOX LANE, 10400 block, 5:10 p.m. July 7 to 5 p.m. July 10. An attempt was made to force open a storage locker at a tennis club entered by jumping a fence. A screen was removed from the clubhouse.

MINSTREL WAY, 7100 block, 8:08 a.m. July 8. A laptop computer and computer equipment were stolen from an interior office at a business entered by breaking drywall.

MINSTREL WAY, 7100 block, 6:16 p.m. July 10. A hand-held computer and hand-held digital music player were stolen from an office entered by forcing a door in a building.

PAMPLONA RD., 9500 block, 11:24 a.m. July 10. A navigation system was stolen from a vehicle parked in an open garage.

ROCKY CREEK DR., 7300 block, July 8 to 6 p.m. July 10. An attempt was made to enter three residences by forcing rear window screens open.

SWIFT STREAM PL., 10300 block, 6 p.m. July 11 to 9 a.m. July 12. Maintenance workers at an apartment complex found a person sleeping in the media room of the complex, which had been entered by force.


BROKEN LAND PARKWAY PARK-AND-RIDE LOT, 7:30 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. July 6. A 1992 Dodge Dakota was stolen.

BROKEN LAND AND SNOWDEN RIVER PARKWAYS, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 12. A green 1994 Dodge Caravan was stolen.

Elkridge Area


FURNACE AVE., 5600 block, 5:30 p.m. July 6 to 6:08 a.m. July 7. A toolbox was stolen from a business entered through an open garage door. The toolbox was recovered outside the business.

HUNT CLUB LANE, 6100 block, 5 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 24. Jewelry was stolen from a residence entered through the basement.


ROCK GLEN DR., 6000 block, 12:53 p.m. July 7. A 2000 Hyundai Elantra was stolen.

TROY HILL DR., 7000 block, 9:16 a.m. July 5. A Freightliner truck was stolen.

Ellicott City Area


BALTIMORE NATIONAL PIKE, 9100 block, 6 p.m. July 9 to 9:11 a.m. July 10. Three laptop computers were stolen from three offices in a building entered by forcing a back door open.

DEERFIELD DR., 2800 block, 5:39 a.m. July 13. A male was seen fleeing from a residential garage. A CD player had been stolen from a vehicle parked in the garage, which was entered with a garage door opener.

DORSEY HALL DR., 5000 block, 6:40 a.m. July 5. The front door of a business office was opened by force. Nothing was reported stolen.

MONTGOMERY RD., 5100 block, 10 p.m. July 6 to 10 a.m. July 7. A purse was stolen from a residence.


BALTIMORE NATIONAL PIKE, 9000 block, 1:50 p.m. July 11. A silver 2005 Cadillac was stolen.

COURT HOUSE DR., 3500 block, 6:29 a.m. July 7. A silver 1996 Dodge Caravan was stolen. The vehicle was recovered on Main Street after being involved in a hit-and-run accident. Three juveniles were arrested.

Glenwood Area


ROUTE 97, 2400 block, 7 a.m. July 3 to 7:30 a.m. July 5. An attempt was made to enter an outdoor freezer-storage container by force at business.

Jessup Area


MISSION RD., 8800 block, 7 a.m. July 12. An attempt was made to enter a residential garage by kicking a door.

SANDY CT., 8200 block, 6:15 a.m. July 7. Cash and three computers were stolen from a business entered by breaking a front door glass.

WASHINGTON BLVD., 8100 block, 8:30 p.m. July 5 to 6:30 a.m. July 6. Tools were stolen from two trailers entered by cutting locks.

WINTERBROOK DR., 10100 block, 2 p.m. June 24 to 10 a.m. July 6. Tools were stolen from an open residential garage.


CRESTMOUNT RD., 7300 block, 5 to 6 p.m. July 8. A red 2003 Dodge Neon was stolen.

RAPPAHANNOCK DR., 8000 block, 10 p.m. July 8 to 3:30 a.m. July 9. A white 2005 Isuzu truck was stolen.

Laurel Area


HORSHAM DR., 9600 block, 4 a.m. to 1:25 p.m. July 6. A stereo receiver was stolen from a residence entered by forcing a back door.

SECOND ST. N., 10000 block, 4:20 to 4:30 a.m. July 10. A business was entered by removing a side window. Nothing was reported stolen.

OLD COLUMBIA PIKE AND TOLL HOUSE ROAD, 10:09 a.m. July 6. A trailer was entered by force. Nothing was reported stolen.


SCAGGSVILLE RD., 10500 block, 8 a.m. to noon July 5. A gold 2002 Kawasaki ZX94 motorcycle was stolen.

TERESA DR., 8700 block, 1:46 to 11:30 a.m. July 9. An attempt was made to steal a white 1993 Acura Integra.

WASHINGTON BLVD., 9700 block, 2 a.m. to noon July 1. A silver 1986 GMAC Jimmy was stolen.

WHISKEY RUN RD., 9700 block, 3:30 p.m. July 8 to 6:30 a.m. July 9. A white 1990 Plymouth Acclaim was stolen.

WHISKEY RUN RD., 9800 block, 9:38 a.m. July 6. A green 1997 Honda Accord was stolen.

Savage Area


BALTIMORE ST., 9100 block, July 3 to July 6. Coins and other cash were stolen from a safe at a residence entered through an unlocked front door.

Woodbine Area


CARRIAGE MILL RD., 14700 block, 2:56 to 9:30 a.m. July 7. Four dirt bike were stolen from a shed. A man, 40, was later arrested. One of the bikes was recovered.

FREDERICK RD., 15100 block, June 27 to 3:18 p.m. July 9. A 2001 Suzuki ATV and a 2001 Yamaha dirt bike were stolen from a basement utility room at a residence entered through an unlocked back door.

-- Compiled by LINDA JAMES