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, 11:37 a.m. Oct. 8. Someone outside a gas station robbed a station clerk of a moneybag.


DAYBREAK CIR., 6000 block, Oct. 3 and 2:42 p.m. Oct. 11. A female reported that a male driving a teal-colored pickup truck exposed himself to her Oct. 3 and Oct. 11.


SYCAMORE SPRING CT., 1900 block, and RIGGS MEADOW DR., 14000 block, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 9 to 10 a.m. Oct. 10. Gasoline, lawn tools and a dirt bike were stolen from detached sheds entered by force. The dirt bike was recovered nearby.

Columbia Area


BROOK WAY, 5200 block, 11:56 p.m. Oct. 8. Two males accosted a male cab driver walking to a cab, punched him in the face and robbed him of cash.

BROWSING DEER, 6400 block, 9 p.m. Oct. 5. Several males accosted a food delivery person, who was then ordered to hand over cash. The delivery person refused and was assaulted by the robbers, who then fled empty-handed.

CEDAR LANE, 5500 block, 8:32 p.m. Oct. 9. Several males assaulted a male, went through his pockets and the fled empty-handed.

CRADLEROCK WAY, 6800 block, 7:51 p.m. Oct. 11. A male with a shotgun in a convenience store demanded cash. Store clerks fled from the store. The robber opened cash drawers and took cash.

DOBBIN RD., 6400 block, 11:30 p.m. Oct. 11. Two males with black handguns entered a gas station store. A clerk hid from sight, and the males fled empty-handed.

LONGLOOK LANE, 9500 block, 2:11 p.m. Oct. 10. Two gunmen robbed a person of a watch and jewelry. Two men, ages 19 and 22, were arrested.

TAMAR DR., 8200 block, 12:04 a.m. Oct. 12. Three people on a bike path assaulted a male pedestrian, rifled through his pockets, then fled empty-handed.


CEDAR LANE, 5300 block, Sept. 15 to 9:22 a.m. Oct. 4. Plumbing supplies were stolen from a large metal container at an apartment complex.

CENTRE PARK DR., 8700 block, 4:26 a.m. Oct. 10. Two safes were rifled through at a travel agency entered by throwing a large brick through a glass door. Nothing was reported stolen.

ELIOTS OAK RD., 5000 block, 8 p.m. Oct. 5 to 7:30 a.m. Oct. 7. Two laptop computers, a video game system, games and DVDs were stolen from a residence entered through a basement sliding glass back door.

HALFLIGHT GARTH, 5400 block, 11:40 a.m. Oct. 6. Someone was seen climbing out of a window at a residence. DVDs and liquor stolen from the residence were recovered.

HARPERS FARM RD., 5900 block, 7:42 p.m. Oct. 9. Several males entered a residence by smashing a back sliding glass door and assaulted an occupant at a residence. Nothing was reported stolen.

HARPERS FARM RD., 5900 block, 3:20 a.m. Oct. 10. An occupant heard a knock at a ground-floor sliding glass back door. The occupant shouted, and a male fled from the area. Nothing was reported stolen.

LARK BROWN RD., 8100 block, 4:25 p.m. Oct. 9. Prescription drugs were stolen from a pharmacy entered by smashing a front door, then forcing a metal security gate.

RED BRANCH RD., 9000 block, 10:06 p.m. Oct. 5. A business was entered by breaking through drywall. Nothing was reported stolen.

RIVENDELL LANE, 5200 block, 7 p.m. Oct. 6. Electronic games were stolen from an apartment entered through an unlocked door.


COLUMBIA RD., 5400 block, 5:25 a.m. Oct. 6. A black 2005 Suzuki GSX-R motorcycle was stolen.

FAREWELL RD., 9300 block, 1:25 to 8 a.m. Oct. 11. A maroon 1997 Honda Accord was stolen and later recovered.

KNIGHTHOOD LANE, 6900 block, 2:30 to 8 a.m. Oct. 11. An attempt was made to steal a red 2001 Nissan Sentra.

LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY., 10300 block, 8:40 to 8:51 p.m. Oct. 11. A black 2005 Ford F-150 pickup truck was stolen.

OPEN MEADOW WAY, 8600 block, 9 p.m. Oct. 7 to 9 a.m. Oct. 8. A white 1997 Mercedes E-320 was stolen.

QUIET HOURS, 6500 block, 9 p.m. Oct. 8 to 10 a.m. Oct. 9. A gray 1992 Chevrolet van was stolen.

SPIRAL CUT, 8800 block, 3:38 p.m. Oct. 9. An attempt was made to steal a 1990 Ford Crown Victoria.

STEVENS FOREST RD., 5800 block, 12:28 p.m. Oct. 11. A 1999 Dodge Neon was stolen.

STEVENS FOREST RD., 5900 block, 6:03 p.m. Oct. 10. A white GMC Yukon was stolen.

Elkridge Area


APRIL BROOK CIRCLE AND THREE APPLES DOWN, 9:20 to 9:44 p.m. Oct. 6. Three males got out of a mini van and robbed a pedestrian at gunpoint of a wallet, an electronic organizer, keys and a cell phone.


COXWOLD DR., 6400 block, 7:40 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Oct. 5. An identified person took cash and DVDs from a residence.

Ellicott City Area


DAWN CT., 8300 block, 8 a.m. Oct. 6 to 10 a.m. Oct. 7. A power-washer was stolen from an unlocked shed.

EDGEWOOD RD., 3100 block, 1 to 1:50 p.m. Oct. 10. Several pieces of furniture were stolen from a residence while a resident was away for less than an hour.

MOUNT IDA DR., 3600 block, 8:45 p.m. Oct. 6. Police responded to a burglary in process at a construction site and saw a man at the site. A man, age 53, was arrested.

Fulton Area


MAPLE LAWN BLVD., 8100 block, 4 p.m. Oct. 8 to 6 a.m. Oct. 10. Tools were stolen from an open building under construction. Copper tubing was stolen from a locked trailer entered by force.

Glenwood Area


ROXBURY MILL RD., 4100 block, 8 a.m. to 7:15 p.m. Oct. 6. A shed was entered by forcing a door and breaking a hasp. Nothing was reported stolen. A chainsaw and three gallon containers of gas were stolen from an unlocked barn on the same property.

Jessup Area


ASSATEAGUE DR., 7400 block, 5:12 a.m. Oct. 10. A white 1992 truck was stolen.

Woodbine Area


FREDERICK RD., 15800 block, 8:05 p.m. Oct. 9. Two males in a gas station robbed a clerk of cash.

-- Compiled by LINDA JAMES