Howard Crime Report


July 23, 2004

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

Oakland Mills Road: 7200 block, Oakland Mills. Two workers who were delivering ice cream off a truck about 3:45 p.m. July 6 were robbed and assaulted. Three people jumped into the vehicle and punched the workers several times before fleeing. A cash drawer and cell phone were taken.

Hound Hill Court: 5400 block, Oakland Mills. Someone entered a home and stole a purse and video electronics and also rummaged through a vehicle parked at the residence late July 10 or early July 11.

West Columbia

Watch Chain Way: 6100 block, Hickory Ridge. Someone removed a remote-control door opener from a parked car and opened a homeowner's garage early July 10. Bicycles were taken.

Ellicott City/Elkridge

Old Waterloo Road: 6500 block, Elkridge. A newspaper deliverer discovered a smashed front glass door at the Cornerstone Deli about 5 a.m. July 8. Cigarettes and deli products were stolen.

Frederick Road: 9400 block, Ellicott City. A woman said she saw a man committing a lewd act while using a computer at the Miller branch of the Howard County Library about 4:30 p.m. July 13.

Lawyers Hill Road: 6300 block, Elkridge. Someone stole an electric scooter and lawn equipment from a shed July 11.

N. Laurel/Savage/Jessup

Gorman Road: 8000 block, North Laurel. Two people walked into a Papa John's Pizza, and one asked the clerk for a job application about 2 p.m. July 11. The second pulled a handgun and demanded the clerk to open the cash register. Both fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Western Howard

Green Bridge Road: 5100 block, Dayton. About 8:45 p.m. July 16, two men entered the home of an elderly person and claimed that the basement was leaking and needed repair. One man occupied the victim while the other stole cash from a bedroom.

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