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By Julie Bykowicz and Julie Bykowicz,SUN STAFF | June 6, 2002
Crime was up in Howard County in most categories during the first quarter of this year, compared with the first quarter of last year, according to crime statistics released yesterday by county police. In most categories, including burglary and theft, increases were less than 6 percent, but robberies and aggravated assaults increased more than 10 percent from the comparable three-month period last year. Over the past three years, robberies jumped from 36 cases in the first quarter of 2000 to 48 during the comparable period last year to 53 this year.
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By Los Angeles Times | September 6, 1993
WASHINGTON -- The number of U.S. households experiencing violent or property crimes fell to less than one in four last year, the Justice Department reported yesterday, but FBI Director Louis J. Freeh said that Americans should take little comfort in the decline.The 23 percent victimization rate for 1992 was down from 24 percent in 1991 and 32 percent in 1975, the first year the survey was taken, the Justice Department found in its latest survey of households."Any reduction in crime that can be measured is obviously a positive result," Mr. Freeh said in an interview.
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January 25, 2010
Serious crime in Annapolis reported lowest in 35 years Serious crime in Maryland's capital city dropped last year to the lowest levels in 35 years, according to recently released Annapolis Police Department statistics. In 2009, homicides in Annapolis were down 50 percent, robbery 37 percent and aggravated assault 15 percent from the previous year's statistics. "These numbers demonstrate a continuing significant decrease in crime in Annapolis," said Police Chief Michael A. Pristoop.
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July 14, 2011
Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's County police report violent crimes and property crimes. Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts. Laurel City Bryan Court , 100 block, July 8. Pioneer CD, radio player stolen from truck. Main Street , 300 block, July 7. Male broke window to occupied apartment in entry attempt. Resident moved blinds and man fled from roof. North Arbory Way , 7600 block, July 7. No signs of forced entry.
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June 8, 2011
Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's police report violent crimes and property crimes. Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts. City of Laurel Stanley Place, 200 block, June 2. Magellan GPS system stolen from car. Baltimore Avenue, 15000 block, June 1. Patron ordered food and drinks at IHOP restaurant then left on bicycle without paying. Clays Lane, 500 block, June 1. New Whirlpool dryer stolen after owner left it in his driveway unattended overnight.
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By Lisa Respers and Lisa Respers,Baltimore County Police Department Pub Date: 8/26/97 SUN STAFF | August 26, 1997
Violent crimes in Baltimore County fell 6.1 percent for the first half of the year, a decrease the police chief attributes to strong cooperation between police, residents and business owners.Although the overall crime rate was flat, homicides were down by nearly half and rape declined by 16 percent compared with the same period in 1996, according to six-month statistics released yesterday. Robbery dropped 11 percent and aggravated assault fell more than 2 percent."I think it's a direct reflection of the partnership between communities, businesses and police," Chief Terrence B. Sheridan said.
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August 21, 2012
Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's County police report violent crimes and property crimes. Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts. City of Laurel Washington Boulevard, Unit block, Aug. 18. Theft from motor vehicle. Washington Boulevard, 700 block, Aug. 18. Theft from motor vehicle. East Arbory Court, 7600 block, Aug. 17. Motor vehicle theft. Adam Court, 9100 block, Aug. 16. Motorcycle theft.
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February 29, 2012
Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's County police report violent crimes and property crimes. Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts. City of Laurel Philip Court, 14600 block, Feb. 23. Entry gained through rear sliding glass door. Money, jewelry and credit cards taken. Shiloh Court, 14700 block, Feb. 23. Entry gained through window. Black Dell laptop computer, blue and green Dell laptop computer, computer 1000 GB hard drive and clothing taken.
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January 3, 2012
Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's County police report violent crimes and property crimes. Anne Arundel County police report major crimes. Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts. Anne Arundel County Motel 6, Old Annapolis Road, 3500 block, Dec. 24, approximately 10:30 a.m. Motel 6 employee, 24, told police a male approached her from behind, placed a hand gun to her head and attempted to force her into motel room.
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