Laurel crime log: Attempted theft of copper piping floods building

Crime log

July 27, 2011

Laurel Police reports felonies, arrests and property crimes. Anne Arundel County Police reports major crimes. Prince George's County Police reports violent crimes and property crimes. Howard County Police reports major crimes, break-ins and car thefts.

Laurel City

Baltimore Avenue, 13900 block, July 16. No signs of forced entry. Someone attempted to steal copper piping and flooded three floors of building.

Fourth Street, Unit block, July 17. York air conditioning unit and copper wire stolen from rear of church.

Irving Street, 100 block, July 16. Entry gained through rear door. Gateway laptop computer taken.

Baltimore Avenue, 14200 block, July 16. HP Touch Pad stolen from Staples by two females who fled in dark green Toyota with Maryland tags.

Talbott Avenue, 300 block, July 15. Three Bryant Carrier heat pumps stolen from rear of building.

Olive Branch Way, 7300 block, July 14. Entry gained by smashing out sliding glass door. Diamond necklace, earrings and bracelets taken.

Glenlivet Grove, 13900 block, July 14. Front door kicked open, possible home invasion. Resident inside saw shadow run from house and into woods toward Contee Road.

Main Street, 300 block, July 14. Heat pump stolen from behind building.

Northview Court, 8200 block, July 12. Samsung digital camera and cell phone stolen from van.

Anne Arundel County

Laurel Fort Meade Road, 3400 block, 3:58 a.m. July 24. Male clerk robbed inside booth at Red Crown Inn by shirtless, shoeless male who said he had a weapon.

Prince George's County

Briarwood Drive, 13900, July 23. Stolen vehicle.

Laurel Bowie Road, 13300 block, July 22. Robbery.

Larchdale Road, 13100 block, July 22. Break-in report.

Erfurt Court, 9100 block, July 22. Theft.

Oaklands Manor Drive, 13700 block, July 22. Theft.

Cherry Lane, 8600 block, July 21. Theft from auto.

Cherry Lane, 14400 block, July 20. Robbery.

Miles Court, 13200 block, July 20. Break-in.

Bonnet Lane, 14400 block, July 20. Theft from auto.

Enfield Court, 8800 block, July 20. Vandalism.

Montague Drive, 11700 block, July 20. Vandalism.

Cherry Lane, 8900 block, July 19. Break-in report.

Miles Court, 13200 block, July 19. Break-in report.

Cherry Lane, 8600 block, July 19. Theft from auto.

South Laurel Drive, 11700 block, July 18. Theft from auto.

Howard County

Mountain Laurel Way, 9700 block, 2:46 a.m. July 22. Person with shotgun approached victim in car, demanded clothing and cash. Police investigating whether incident is drug related.

Dorsey Run Road, 8200 block, 2:49 p.m. July 21. Three trailers stolen from American Wood Fibers.

Washington Boulevard, 10000 block, 2:14 p.m. July 21. Black, gray and red Suzuki stolen.

Katie Lane, 9300 block, 11:35 a.m. July 20. Blue 1990 Nissan stolen; recovered at Woodward and Madison streets in Savage.

Old Scaggsville Road/Castlebury Court, between 5 and 10 p.m. July 19. 1998 Honda Accord stolen.

Glen Ridge Drive, 9400 block, between 11:30 a.m. and 1:24 p.m. July 19. Entry gained through front door. Television stolen.

Anyone with information on any of these crimes can call the appropriate police department: City of Laurel, 301-498-0092; Anne Arundel County, 1-866-756-2587; Prince George's County, 1-866-643-2369; Howard County, 410-313-2200.

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