Howard Crime Report


August 25, 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

Columbia Crossing Circle: 6100 block, Columbia Crossing Shopping Center. Someone cut the phone wires outside the CompUSA store and attempted to cut power to the alarm system, but the alarm was activated shortly after midnight Aug. 16. A store representative and police responded to the store and discovered the botched attempt.

Quiet Hours: 6500 block, Owen Brown. Police arrested a 17-year-old boy and a 10-year-old boy after they were seen attempting to break into a home about 10:30 p.m. Aug. 13.

West Columbia

White Pebble Path: 5800 block, River Hill. Someone entered a home though unlocked garage and interior doors Aug. 10. Two wallets, a laptop computer and cash were stolen.

Ellicott City/Elkridge

Harbin Court: 9700 block, Ellicott City. Someone removed an automatic garage door opener from an unlocked vehicle parked in the driveway of a home late Aug. 8 or early Aug. 9; two bicycles were stolen from the garage. They were later found.

Washington Blvd: 6300 block, Elkridge. Police responding to a business alarm at the Body Works store found the front glass door smashed and cash stolen from a register Aug. 11.

Furrow Ave.: 9200 block, Ellicott City. Someone entered a home through a basement window and stole computer equipment, jewelry and other items Aug. 15 or 16.

Western Howard

Old Frederick Road: 11200 block, Marriottsville. Someone entered the garage of a home and stole an air compressor and tools between Aug. 4 and 14.

Woodstock Road: 1600 block, Woodstock. Someone entered an unlocked garage and stole a snow blower between Aug. 14 and 17.

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