Howard Crime Report


January 08, 2003

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

Deer Chase: 10100 block, Kings Contrivance. Someone entered through a rear door Dec. 23 and stole $5,000 worth of jewelry and a pillowcase.

Tower Top: 6100 block, Long Reach. Four savings bonds were stolen from a residence Dec. 23.

Cloudleap Court: 8700 block, Long Reach. Someone entered an apartment through a sliding-glass door Dec. 26 and scrawled racial epithets onto the drywall. A 19-inch Sharp television, two pairs of Nike Air Jordan sneakers and video games were removed.

Eden Brook Drive: 7200 block, Kings Contrivance. A man was robbed of his cell phone as he walked home Monday.

West Columbia

Little Patuxent Parkway: 10300 block, Town Center. Two men approached a 17-year-old in a parking garage on Christmas Eve. One put his arms around the victim's neck and demanded money. The youth gave him $50, and the pair fled.

Cradlerock Way: 6800 block, Owen Brown. On Dec. 27, a Cradlerock Mart employee found a man behind the counter who brandished an 8-inch knife and removed cash from the register.

Ellicott City/Elkridge

Old Woodstock Lane: 7700 block, Ellicott City. A man entered a townhouse through a basement sliding door Dec. 27 and removed a "snake" light.

Tolling Clock Way: 10500 block, Wilde Lake. A man came home and found an intruder in dark clothing and a black ski cap going through his wife's purse yesterday. The intruder dropped the purse and fled.

Western Howard

Frederick Road: 11700 block, Mayfield. Someone stole $800 worth of lottery tickets from the Foster's Country Store between Saturday and Monday.

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