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


February 21, 2002

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

Deep Earth Lane: 6200 block, Long Reach. Two women saw a man committing a lewd act in his front window at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. The man was issued a summons.

Ellicott City/Elkridge

Old Mill Road: 9900 block, Ellicott City. Someone entered an open garage late Tuesday and took a credit card and $200 from a wallet in an unlocked vehicle.

Petersboro Road: 10400 block, Woodstock. Someone took a case of beer from a refrigerator in a garage and stole $130 from a purse in a vehicle parked in front of a house late Saturday or early Sunday.

N. Laurel/Savage/Jessup

Assateague Drive: 7700 block, Jessup. Someone stole $2,000 in tools from Fresh Cuts between Friday night and Monday morning.

Quiet Water Way: 10100 block, Jessup. A 14-year-old girl walking on Winterbrook Lane saw a man committing a lewd act in his car at 8:15 p.m. Tuesday. The girl had walked to the window of a car after the man asked for directions.

Washington Blvd.: 7900 block, Jessup. Jerry's Sub Shop was held up by a white male in his early- to mid-40s about 4 p.m. Monday. The man, described as 5 feet 6 inches tall, of medium build and wearing a dark cap, brown sweatshirt and jeans, had a handgun. An undisclosed sum of money was taken.

Washington Blvd.: 9500 block, North Laurel. A man asking for a cigarette robbed the man who gave him one about 7:15 p.m. Monday. The thief, a black male described as 6 feet 2 inches tall wearing a blue work jacket and baggy pants, stuck an object in the victim's back and demanded his wallet. He fled with $130.

Bridle Path Lane: Three men burst into a dwelling about 4:30 p.m. Feb. 13, assaulted the residents and took property. One of the victims knew one of the assailants. One had a handgun.

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