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.

Annapolis Junction Area


HENKELS LANE, 8900 block, 6 to 11:15 p.m. Sept. 2. A white 1994 Isuzu was stolen and later recovered.

Columbia Area


DAYLONG LANE, 6100 block, 2:30 to 2:45 p.m. Aug. 31. A male in a green pickup truck exposed himself to two teenage girls.


CROSS FOX LANE, 10400 block, 8:43 p.m. Aug. 31. Four boys assaulted a male and robbed him of a CD player and headphones.

CROSS FOX LANE, 10400 block, 7:35 p.m. Sept. 3. A female and two males accosted a male pedestrian, and one of them attempted to take a magazine from the pedestrian's back pocket. The pedestrian attempted to pull away, and the female punched him in the face. The pedestrian was assaulted and robbed of a bag containing three DVDs.

WINCOPIN CIR., 10200 block, 7:45 p.m. Aug. 31. A male on the ground level of a parking garage placed an object against a person's back and robbed the person of cash.


AMESBURY DR., 5000 block, 5:06 p.m. Aug. 31. A residential garage was entered, and a vehicle inside was damaged.

MCGAW CT., 8900 block, 8:45 p.m. Aug. 31 to 11 a.m. Sept. 1. Four vehicles were entered and radio equipment was stolen from a business entered by cutting a surrounding fence.

OAKLAND MILLS RD., 7300 block, 7:01 p.m. Sept. 6. Clothes and shoes were stolen from a bedroom at a residence.

STEVENS FOREST RD., 5700 block, 11:04 a.m. Aug. 31. Two males opened an apartment door while a resident was inside. A dog at the residence started to bark, and the males fled. Nothing was reported stolen.


DOBBIN CENTER WAY, 6400 block, 3 p.m. May 13 to 3 p.m. Sept. 1. A gray 1993 Subaru Loyale was stolen.

QUIET HOURS, 6500 block, 1:46 p.m. Sept. 4. A red 2004 Chevrolet Malibu was stolen.

QUIET HOURS, 6600 block, 11 p.m. Sept. 2 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 3. An attempt was made to steal a green 1995 Dodge Intrepid.

Cooksville Area


FREDERICK RD., 14300 block, 9:30 a.m. Sept. 6. A maroon 1993 Buick Park Avenue was stolen.

Elkridge Area


LEAF LANE, 5700 block, 6 a.m. Sept. 7. A black 1994 Jeep Wrangler was stolen.

Ellicott City Area


QUEEN MARIA CT., 9000 block, 7:55 a.m. Sept. 5. A male entered a residence by force. An acquaintance of a resident was arrested.

RANDOLPH WAY, 8100 block, 3 to 9:53 a.m. Sept. 3. Keys and a purse containing cash were stolen from a first-floor apartment entered by removing a screen from an open window. A gray 2005 Honda Accord was also stolen.

STONEHOUSE DR., 8700 block, 9:50 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 6. A residence was entered by forcing a back ground-floor door.

TALL TREES CT., 8200 block, 11 p.m. Sept. 4 to 9 a.m. Sept. 5. A video game system and video games were stolen from a residence entered by forcing open a sliding-glass back door.

WHEATON WAY, 3100 block, 2:30 to 3:42 a.m. Sept. 1. A male entered an apartment of an acquaintance, assaulted a female resident and a child, and vandalized the apartment.

WINDFLOWER DR., 9900 block, 6 p.m. Sept. 6 to 7:15 a.m. Sept. 7. A DVD player, a camera and a metal tin containing rolled coins were stolen from a residence entered through an interior garage door.


CARRIE WAY, 9300 block, 8:42 a.m. Sept. 1. A silver 1994 Ford F-150 pickup truck was stolen.

CONCHITA DR., 3500 block, 5:49 a.m. Sept. 7. A 2000 Toyota Tundra was stolen.

ILCHESTER RD., 4600 block, 5:24 p.m. Sept. 1. A 1974 Volkswagen Camper was stolen.

WHEATON WAY, 3100 block, 12:29 a.m. Sept. 2. An attempt was made to steal a dirt bike.

Jessup Area


DORSEY RUN RD., 7900 block, 12:01 to 12:45 a.m. Sept. 7. Cash was stolen from a register at a business entered by throwing a rock through a front glass window.

WASHINGTON BLVD., 7300 block, 4:40 p.m. Aug. 30 to 8 a.m. Aug. 31. Power tools were stolen from a business entered by smashing a front glass door.

WASHINGTON BLVD., 8300 block, 5:32 a.m. Sept. 2. An attempt was made to enter a business by smashing a front door.

Laurel Area


TARBAY DR., 7900 block, 7 a.m. Sept. 4. Cash and a computer printer were stolen from a business entered by forcing open a roll-up door.

WASHINGTON BLVD., 7500 block, 5:05 p.m. Sept. 1 to 6:10 a.m. Sept. 2. An attempt was made to enter a business by forcing a back door open.


GOLD DUST CT., 9200 block, 10 p.m. Sept. 2 to 4:14 a.m. Sept. 3. A silver 2004 Mazda was stolen and later recovered.

LYNN BUFF COURT AND WASHINGTON BOULEVARD, 11:23 p.m. Sept. 1. A 1995 Chevrolet Camaro was stolen.

WASHINGTON BLVD., 10100 block, 9 p.m. Aug. 30 to 11:29 a.m. Aug. 31. A 26-foot U-Haul rental truck was stolen.

Savage Area


WASHINGTON BLVD., 9000 block, 1:38 to 1:44 a.m. Sept. 7. A male was seen on video surveillance taking cash from a register and attempting to open an automated teller machine inside a business entered by smashing a front glass window with a sledgehammer.

-- Compiled by LINDA JAMES