Anne Arundel County

These were among incidents reported by Anne Arundel County police. For information, call 410-222-8050.


Crain Hwy., 7900 block, 1:03 p.m. Jan. 7. A woman passed a note to a clerk in a beauty supply shop indicating that she had a gun. She took cash from the register and fled in a waiting Chevrolet driven by another female.

First St., 1000 block, 1:38 a.m. Jan. 5. A gunman fired multiple shots into a coin operated game at a bar. He took cash from the machine and a purse from a patron, then fled in a pickup truck. Police stopped a suspicious truck occupied by three males at Point Pleasant Road and Sunnybrook Drive. A Glen Burnie man, 40, was arrested and charged with robbery. He and the other occupants, Glen Burnie men 27 and 19, were also charged in connection with passing counterfeit bills at a diner in the 7300 block of Ritchie Hwy.


Old Mill Rd., 400 block, 10:10 p.m. Jan. 8. Two masked gunmen robbed a convenience store of cash from the register. They fled on foot.


Donaldson Ave., 500 block, 10:43 p.m. Jan. 3. Two males wearing ski masks robbed a convenience store of cash at gunpoint. They fled on foot.


These were among incidents reported by the Annapolis Police Department. For information, call 410-268-9000.


Baywind Dr., 1000 block, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Jan. 3. License plates were stolen from a vehicle.

Cedar Park Rd., 1400 block, 3:30 p.m. Jan. 7 to 6:30 a.m. Jan. 8. Copper fittings and adapters were stolen from a building under construction.

Forest Dr., 1700 block, 2:05 to 2:10 a.m. Jan. 6. A duffle bag containing clothing was taken from an unlocked vehicle trunk.

Main St., 100 block, 11:30 a.m. Jan. 4. Police stopped a car fleeing the scene of a reported shoplifting. More than $1,700 worth of stolen property and a handgun were found inside the car. An Owings Mills man, 24, and a Bowie man, 23, were each arrested and charged with two counts of theft. The Owings Mills man was also charged with possession of a handgun.

Marda Lane, 1200 block, 5 p.m. Jan. 8 to 5 p.m. Jan. 9. A license plate was taken from a motorcycle.

Quarter Landing Rd., 1-99 block, 8 p.m. Jan. 7 to 8 a.m. Jan. 8. A laptop computer was stolen from a garage.

Howard County

These were among incidents reported by the Howard County Police Department. For information, call 410-313-2236.


Clarksville Pike, 12100 block, 7:07 a.m. Jan. 3. A storage shed was broken into.

Narrow Leaf Ct., 13500 block, 6 p.m. Dec. 31. A backpack containing electronics, cash, checks and a passport was stolen from a residence. There was no sign of forced entry. The tablet computer was tracked to Hagerstown. An investigation was continuing.


Snowden River Pkwy., 8200 block, 3:09 a.m. Jan. 4. A man threw hot coffee in a gas station attendant’s face while another male went behind the counter and took cash from the register and fled on foot. The clerk saw one of them holding a shiny object.


Basket Ring Rd., 9600 block, 2:15 to 3 p.m. Jan. 4. A pair of sneakers was stolen from an apartment entered without signs of force.

Cedar Lane, 5800 block, 6 p.m. Jan. 2 to 6:50 a.m. Jan. 3. A laptop computer was stolen from a school entered through a front door. The main office was ransacked.

Centre Park Dr., 8800 block, 8:30 Jan. 8 to 7:30 a.m. Jan. 9. The lobby of a commercial building was entered by prying an exterior door. An attempt was made to pry two office doors.

Dasher Farm Ct., 7000 block, 2:50 to 3:05 p.m. Jan. 9. A resident heard a tap on a window and saw someone run toward Cradlerock Way. Entry to the yard was gained through an unlocked fence.

Fallriver Row Ct., 5400 block, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 4. A screen door was partially opened at a residence. Entry was not gained.

Honeycomb Gate, 6100 block, 8:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Jan. 9. Four necklaces were stolen from a home entered by prying a rear window.

Morningbird Lane, 5800 block, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Jan. 8. A rear window screen was removed and the window was pried. Entry was not gained.

Nightstreet Hill, 6100 block, 9 p.m. Jan. 5 to 9 p.m. Jan. 6. A TV and laptop computer were stolen from a home entered by kicking open a door.

Stevens Forest Rd., 5600 block, 2 to 7:10 p.m. Jan. 8. A resident found a note inside her apartment. Entry may have been gained by using a lost key or through an unlocked balcony slider. Nothing was reported stolen.

Summer Day Lane, 5000 block, 11 a.m. Dec. 20 to 4 a.m. Jan. 4. Jewelry and a laptop computer were stolen from a home entered through a kitchen window while residents were on vacation.

Tricross Dr., 5600 block, 10:32 a.m. Jan. 3. The front door of a vacant residence was found kicked open. This was the second burglary there in two days. Two squatters were arrested in connection with the first incident.


Marshalee Dr., 6000 block, 2:47 a.m. Jan. 7. A 2001 Chevy Impala was pushed down a hill behind an office building and set on fire at a golf course.


Meadowridge Rd., 6300 block, 10:30 to 11:15 p.m. Jan. 6. A window screen at a residence was removed and a front door was pried open a few inches.


Marie Curie Dr., 9900 block, 3:07 p.m. Jan. 5. A green 1998 Jeep Cherokee was stolen.

South Hanover Rd., 6300 block, 10:11 a.m. Jan. 2. A black 2001 Mercedes-Benz S600 was stolen. It was recovered in Prince George’s County.

Troy Hill Dr., 7000 block, 9:35 a.m. Jan. 2. A white 1988 Ford tow truck was stolen.


Route 40, 8400 block, 2:09 p.m. Jan. 6. A male was robbed of a cellphone and prescription drugs during a fight at a bowling alley. His face was bloodied and some teeth were knocked out. He was taken to a hospital.


Links Ct., 2700 block, 8 p.m. Jan. 2 to 7 a.m. Jan. 3. A wallet, a laptop computer and a blood sugar measuring device were stolen from an unlocked vehicle in an unlocked garage. Another car down the street was also broken into. Change was stolen from the second vehicle.

Pine Orchard Lane, 3100 block, 8 a.m. to 7:50 p.m. Jan. 8. Two TVs, a video game system and games were stolen from a home entered through an unlocked rear sliding door.

Tulip Way, 4500 block, 11:30 p.m. Jan. 3 to 7 a.m. Jan. 4. Two digital media players were stolen from a home entered through an open garage door and an unlocked interior door. A power converter was stolen from a parked vehicle.

Vineyard Overlook, 4500 block, 4 p.m. Jan. 3 to 7 a.m. Jan. 4. A video game system, a controller and an electric screwdriver were stolen from a home entered through an unlocked side door.


Montevideo Rd., 7500 block, 7 p.m. Jan. 4 to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 5. A battery charger, air gun, air file, paint gun and other tools were stolen from a padlocked storage room entered by breaking a rear basement bathroom window.


Dorsey Run Rd., 8100 block, 7:03 a.m. Jan. 2. A Freightliner box truck was stolen.


Homestretch Ct., 9200 block, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 8. A TV, video game console, watches, jewelry and a laptop or tablet computer were stolen from a residence entered by breaking a front door.


Sylvan Still, 9500 block, 10:37 a.m. Jan. 9. A 1998 Chevy Suburban was stolen.


Sand Hill Rd., 1900 block, 11:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 9. A handgun, TV, jewelry, computer and generator were stolen from a home entered by forcing open a garage window.


Marriottsville Road and Old Frederick, 7:28 a.m. Jan. 4. A black Hudson trailer was stolen.


Long Corner Rd., 600 block, 12:03 p.m. Jan. 8. Three masked males drove up to a home and got out of a vehicle. One threatened a female in the garage with a baseball bat. He pushed her aside and entered the house. Two male occupants inside the house pushed the intruder back into the garage, where he bumped into the other intruders, one of whom had a gun. The three males demanded cash repeatedly but left empty-handed.


Sunset Valley Dr., 900 block, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 9. TVs, jewelry, electronics, computers, wine and wallets were stolen from a home entered by prying open a rear sliding door.

— Compiled by Carrie Donovan