Ellicott City/elkridge

April 26, 1993


*Elkridge: 6200 block of Route 1: A man who said he was locked out of his room at the Executive Motel about 2 a.m. Thursday, tried to pry open an office window to get a key. Police arrested Larry Jason Orr, 20, of the 7000 block of Deepage Drive, and charged him with attempted breaking and entering and destruction of property.

6000 block of Hanover Road: A blue 1980 Datsun was stolen between 5 a.m. and 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Hunt Club Road and Hunter Road: Someone stole four plants from a flower bed between 5 p.m. April 20 and 10 a.m. April 21.

*Ellicott City: 8400 block of Route 40: A 1991 Ford Mustang was stolen between 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and 12:30 a.m. Thursday. It was later recovered in Anne Arundel County after it was stripped.

8400 block of Route 40: A gray 1990 Volvo 740 Turbo was stolen from O'Donnell Pontiac between 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Thursday. The Maryland dealer plates are 1A29958. A man who said his named was "Bob Washington" failed to return the car after a test drive, police said. He's described as a black male between 20 and 25, 5 feet 11 inches tall and 215 pounds. He was wearing a gold sweat shirt, dark green sweat pants and sneakers.

8400 block of Church Lane Road: A resident returning home found her rear door kicked in and several rooms ransacked, police said. It was unclear at the time if items were stolen. The woman saw a 1987 Chevrolet Nova with license plates VHC-199 parked in front of her home, police said. She also saw a man running to the Nova, which then left.

The suspect is described as a light-skinned male, 5 feet 10 inches tall to 6 feet tall with a thin build. He was wearing a dark jacket and dark pants. Something was covering part of his face, and he appeared to be hiding something under his jacket, police said. The Nova was reported stolen in Baltimore County.

3800 block of Centennial Lane: Someone shot and broke a window in an office between 2 p.m. Sunday and 6:54 a.m. Monday.

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