The crime report is a sampling of crimes in Howard...


April 05, 2000

The crime report is a sampling of crimes in Howard County compiled from police. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 410-313-3700.

East Columbia

Hayshed Lane: 8700 block, Long Reach. Intruders climbed to the balcony of a second-floor apartment March 26 and stole a karaoke machine.

Woven Moonbeam Court: 6500 block, Owen Brown. A man was banging on the front door of a home March 28 and throwing rocks at the windows. The resident called police. Jerris Rashad Smith, 19, of the 3600 block of Marsh Crossing in Laurel was charged with first-degree burglary, police said.

West Columbia

Dorsey Hall Drive: 4700 block, Dorsey's Search. A 19-year-old man was robbed of his money by three men Thursday behind a shopping center. Police said one man was armed with a gun, and another had a knife. One of the robbers punched the victim and grabbed his gold necklace.

Northern Fence Lane: 5100 block, Harper's Choice. A purse was stolen from a garage March 29.

Evening Wind Lane: 10700 block, Wilde Lake. Someone climbed onto the roof of a house and smashed a window to gain entry March 28. A videocassette recorder and a compact disc player were taken.

Ellicott City/Elkridge

Normandy Drive: 2900 block, Ellicott City. Someone kicked in a rear basement door and stole coins and a computer.

Rogers Avenue: 2800 block, Ellicott City. On March 28, a resident heard voices in his garage and found a man standing next to his car. The intruder smashed a window of the garage and ran out as the resident called police.

Lawyers Hill Road: 6300 block, Elkridge. Intruders broke into a home Friday and stole a television and other property.

North Laurel

Washington Boulevard: 7700 block, Aladdin Village Mobile Home Park. The front door of a mobile home was kicked in Sunday and the home ransacked. Property was taken.

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