Anne Arundel

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


Defense Hwy., 100 block, 1:55 a.m. Nov. 10. A man robbed a convenience store of cash at gunpoint.


Ritchie Hwy., 6000 block, 12:30 p.m. Nov. 12. During an argument in a wooded area, a man dragged a female acquaintance through a bonfire. She was taken to a hospital, where she was reported to be in stable condition. A 29-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested on attempted murder and assault charges.


Bacon Ridge Rd., 1200 block, Nov. 9. During the execution of a search-and-seizure warrant, police arrested two Crownsville men, ages 20 and 22, in connection with a Sept. 4 burglary in the 700 block of North Riverside Drive, Crownsville. A TV and a DVD player stolen during that incident were recovered, as was property traced to three other burglaries. Charges against the two men included burglary, theft, possession of an altered shotgun and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.


Wakefield Rd., 1400 block, Nov. 14. An Edgewater man, 66, was arrested in connection with the sexual assaults of two juveniles from 2000 to 2008.


Marley and Glen Oak Avenues, 4:15 p.m. Nov. 14. Two male teenagers knocked down a pedestrian and fled with her purse. No serious injuries were reported.

Ritchie Hwy., 6800 block, 8:32 p.m. Nov. 12. Two males robbed a pedestrian of a wallet at gunpoint. During a struggle, the victim was slightly injured. He was taken to a hospital.


Barbersville Rd., 400 block, Nov. 10. A man using a Skype video transmission said that he was going to injure himself and others by detonating a bomb that he was constructing. Police traced the computer to a residence, where they confronted a man inside a shed. After explosives experts determined that the alleged bomb was a fake, a 24-year-old Laurel man was arrested on arson-threat and destructive-device charges.


Russett Green E., 3500 block, 4:17 a.m. Nov. 14. A male wearing a mask entered a store and robbed it of cash at gunpoint, then forced an employee to accompany him to the parking lot, where he shot him in the upper body. The victim, a 28-year-old man, was taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries that were not considered life-threatening.


Fourth Ave. SW, 100 block, 7:15 p.m. Nov. 8. During an argument at a residence, a man was stabbed. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment of injuries that were not considered life-threatening. A 30-year-old Linthicum man was charged with first- and second-degree assault and reckless endangerment.


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


Copeland St., 1900 block, 9:30 p.m. Oct. 31 to 6:30 a.m. Nov. 1. A bag containing a laptop computer, two watches, a camera and a monitor was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

Forest Dr., 1700 block, 3:30 to 3:40 p.m. Nov. 4. A laptop computer was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

Harwood Pl., 400 block, 11 p.m. Nov. 6 to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 8 Cash was stolen from a residence entered by forcing a back door.

Madison St., 1200 block, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 9. A video game system was stolen from a residence. A tile floor inside the home was damaged by an unidentified liquid.

Spa View Ave., 100 block, Nov. 14. Responding to a report of a group of people acting suspiciously near houses, police saw four juveniles running from the back of a residence, which had been entered through a door. The four were detained at the scene and charged with burglary.

First St., 300 block, 5:30 p.m. Nov. 13 to 6:30 a.m. Nov. 14. A bicycle was stolen from a back deck, where it had been locked with a cable lock.


Bank St., 900 block, Oct. 8 to Nov. 8. A red 1986 Porsche 911 was stolen.

Newtowne Dr., 700 block, 10 p.m. Nov. 10 to 8 a.m. Nov. 11. A blue 2000 Dodge Intrepid was stolen from a parking lot. It was recovered before it was reported stolen. An arrest was made.

Howard County

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


Ballymore Lane, 6500 block, 2 to 6:30 a.m. Nov. 13. Cash and a wallet were stolen from a residence entered through a garage and an unlocked interior door.

Clarksville Pike, 12100 block, 9:36 p.m. Nov. 12 to 8:12 a.m. Nov. 13. Using a skid mover stolen from a church parking lot in the 12100 block of Linden-Linthicum Lane, a safe was stolen from a garden center entered by breaking glass in a front door. The safe, which was slightly damaged during an unsuccessful attempt to open it, was recovered in the 10700 block of Scaggsville Road. Two trucks at the garden center later were found to have been vandalized during the incident.

Linden Chapel Rd., 11800 block, 9:30 a.m. to 1:50 p.m. Nov. 13. Jewelry and a laptop computer were stolen from a residence entered by breaking a kitchen window.


Snowden Square, 9000 block, 12:58 p.m. Nov. 4. Police responded to a report of a man performing a lewd act in a vehicle in a parking lot. A man was questioned at the scene.


Fair Oaks, 10400 block, 6:05 p.m. Nov. 14. Three males near a community mailbox robbed a man of his wallet at gunpoint.

Little Patuxent Pkwy., 10700 block, 8:27 p.m. Nov. 9. Two males armed with guns and wearing ski masks tied up two employees at a dry-cleaning business and robbed them of wallets and the business of cash. One of the wallets was recovered near Broken Land and Snowden River parkways.

Little Patuxent Pkwy., 10200 block, 9 a.m. Nov. 12. Two males threatened a pedestrian on a footbridge and robbed the victim of a cellphone and a wallet.

Monarch Mills Way, 7500 block, 5:43 p.m. Nov. 8. Two teenagers forced their way into an acquaintance’s apartment and robbed him of two pairs of shoes at gunpoint. Two Columbia males, ages 16 and 17, were arrested on charges that included armed robbery, assault, use of a firearm in commission of a felony, burglary and theft.


Audubon Dr., 6200 block, 1:58 p.m. Nov. 12. Two juveniles entered a garage at a residence. When confronted by an occupant of a vehicle in the garage, they fled empty-handed. A short time later, two arrests were made.

Blade Green Lane, 8900 block, 9:30 a.m. to 8:20 p.m. Nov. 14. A residence was entered through a sliding-glass door. Nothing was reported missing.

Centre Park Dr., 8800 block, 12:07 a.m. Nov. 5. An attempt was made to enter a restaurant by smashing glass in a front door. Nothing was reported missing.

Daring Prince Way, 6300 block, 4:25 a.m. Nov. 9. An occupied residence was entered through an open garage. Two intruders carrying a flashlight fled empty-handed when confronted.

McGaw Rd., 8900 block, 3:34 a.m. Nov. 11. Ten spools of copper were stolen from an auto-repair shop entered by breaking a front window.

Old Annapolis Rd., 9100 block, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13. A laptop computer, a tablet computer and cash were stolen from a nail salon entered by breaking a side window.

Swift Stream Pl., 10300 block, 1 a.m. to 6:50 p.m. Nov. 8. Jackets and shoes were stolen from one of two storage lockers entered by force.


Hickory Ridge Rd., 10200 block, 9:12 a.m. Nov. 14. A black 2008 Ford Taurus was stolen. It was recovered in a parking lot a short time later.


Ten Oaks Rd., 4100 block, 8:59 a.m. Nov. 14. A 2005 Ford F-350 truck was stolen.


Autumn Spell, 5900 block, 4:10 p.m. Nov. 13. Two males threatened a motorist they had approached in Baltimore, then forced him to drive them to his home in Elkridge. After robbing him of cash, they fled in the man’s vehicle. The victim sustained a minor injury when he was struck in the eye during the incident.


Highland Ave., 6600 block, 6 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Nov. 8. A residence was entered through the unlocked front door. Nothing was reported missing.

Water Oak Rd., 7100 block, 9:24 p.m. Nov. 11. An attempt was made to enter a residence by removing a screen from a window. Nothing was reported missing.


Rowanberry Dr., 5700 block, 1:36 a.m. Nov. 14. The ignition of a Jeep Cherokee was damaged during an attempted theft.


Town and Country Blvd., 8700 block, 12:40 a.m. Nov. 11. Two males wearing masks approached a female on the front steps of an apartment building and demanded property at knifepoint. When she refused and ran into the building, the assailants fled empty-handed. No injuries were reported.


Brian Ct., 2800 block, 11 p.m. Nov. 10 to 6 a.m. Nov. 11. Two global positioning system devices and a rechargeable drill were stolen from an open garage.

Stonehouse Dr., 8600 block, 2:30 to 2:40 p.m. Nov. 8. Cash was stolen from a box in a closet at a residence. An occupant of the home said that he was in the residence when the theft occurred.

Town and Country Blvd., 8700 block, 8:23 p.m. Nov. 11. A vacant apartment was entered through an unlocked sliding-glass door. Evidence of drug use was found, but nothing was reported missing.


Reservoir Rd., 8300 block, 5:30 p.m. Nov. 6 to 4:45 p.m. Nov. 8. A window was broken at a residence. Nothing was reported missing.


Snow Chief Rd., 3500 block, 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Nov. 13. An attempt was made to enter a residence by breaking glass in a back door. Nothing was reported missing.


Twelve Sons Ct., 8900 block, 10:30 a.m. to 1:40 p.m. Nov. 13. An attempt was made to enter a residence by breaking glass in a door. Nothing was reported missing.


Assateague Dr., 7400 block, 4:13 p.m. Nov. 12. A trailer was stolen.


Canterbury Riding, 9300 block, 9:50 p.m. Nov. 9. An attempt was made to enter a residence by forcing a sliding-glass door. Three people fled empty-handed when they were confronted.

Graeloch Rd., 10600 block, 10:03 p.m. Nov. 12. A residence was entered through an open garage and an unlocked back door. An occupant confronted the intruders, who fled empty-handed.

Light Moon Way, 8500 block, 11:10 p.m. Nov. 8 to 10 a.m. Nov. 10. A bicycle was stolen from an open garage.

Old Scaggsville Rd., 9200 block, 10:40 a.m. Nov. 12. An attempt was made to enter a residence by cutting window screens. An intruder fled empty-handed when confronted by an occupant.

Washington Blvd., 9900 block, 6 p.m. Nov. 3 to 8 a.m. Nov. 4. Two trailers were damaged during attempted break-ins. Nothing was reported missing.

Washington Blvd., 7300 block, 1:54 a.m. Nov. 14. Police responding to an alarm at an electronics company made a traffic stop of a vehicle driving away from the scene. Several spools of copper and communications wire were found in the vehicle. Two Camp Springs men, ages 20 and 25, were charged with several counts of burglary and theft, and with malicious destruction of property.

Woodsong Ct., 9400 block, 2:20 to 6 p.m. Nov. 12. A video game console was stolen from a residence. There was no sign of forced entry.


Bridle Path Lane, 9200 block, 9:59 a.m. Nov. 14. A 2004 Acura was stolen.

Scaggsville Rd., 10500 block, 12:21 a.m. Nov. 14. A motorcycle was stolen from a garage.


Old Frederick Rd. and Route 32, 1:46 p.m. Nov. 13. A white Ford F-350 pickup was stolen from a commuter parking lot.

— Compiled by Carrie Donovan