Howard Crime Report


December 24, 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

Waning Moon Way: 6500 block, Owen Brown. A pizza delivery person was robbed and assaulted Dec. 9 while trying to make a delivery. The assailants fled on foot.

Basket Ring Road: 9600 block, Oakland Mills. Two men approached a man sitting in front of his home Dec. 9, and one displayed a handgun. They ordered the man inside the home and stole a cell phone and money from him and his brother. The robbers then fled the residence.

Hickory Log Circle: 7400 block, Owen Brown. A laptop, camera, compact disc player and other electronic equipment were stolen from a home Dec. 9.

Tamar Drive: 8200 block, Long Reach. Someone entered the Young School through a rear window and stole two computer towers Dec. 10.

West Columbia

Columbia Road: 4900 block, Dorsey's Search. A man was walking up the steps to his home late Dec. 17 when two robbers approached him from behind and demanded his wallet. They then fled on foot.

Ellicott City/Elkridge

Baltimore National Pike: 8800 block, Ellicott City. A man entered La Boulangerie bakery Dec. 13, displayed a handgun and ordered an employee to open the register and give him money.

Washington Blvd.: 6600 block, Elkridge. A man entered a McDonald's restaurant early Dec. 15, displayed a handgun and demanded money from the safe. He received cash and fled on foot.

Western Howard

Saddlebred Court: 2800 block, Glenwood. A 21-year-old woman said she heard her dog barking and then saw a man wearing a ski mask standing in her kitchen Dec. 9. She screamed, and the man ran away.

Daybreak Circle: 6000 block, Clarksville. Two men, one of whom implied that he had a gun, robbed a Blockbuster video store Dec. 14 before closing.

Hall Shop Road: 13000 block, Highland. Someone entered three barns and stole several saddles at The Inn at Paternal Gift Farm on Dec. 12 or Dec. 13. The thief also removed the hair from the tails of more than five horses.

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