July 3, 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 Second Street, 100 block, June 23. Theft from motor vehicle. Lafayette Avenue, 100 block, June 23. Burglary, forced entry. Baltimore Avenue, 15100 block, June 21. Shoplifting theft. Main Street, 500 block, June 21. Theft.
June 6, 2012
Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's County police report violent crimes and property crimes. City of Laurel Second Street, Unit block, June 3. Theft from motor vehicle. Second Street, 100 block, June 2. Theft. Briston Street, 14000 block, June 2. Motor vehicle theft. Baltimore Avenue, 14700 block, June 1. Shoplifting. Montgomery Street, 900 block, June 1. Theft from motor vehicle.
April 11, 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 Montgomery Street, 800 block, April 5. Strong arm robbery, bicycle stolen. Baltimore Avenue, 15000 block, April 5. Theft. Eighth Street, 900 block, April 4. Motor vehicle theft. Baltimore Avenue, 14300 block, April 3. Motor vehicle stolen from gas station.
September 20, 2010
A 34-year-old woman was charged with fatally beating her aunt Friday in West Baltimore, after telling 911 dispatchers that she had "hurt my aunt and I don't know why. " When police arrived at the scene, they found D'Lana Simmons with her hands, face and clothes covered in the blood of her aunt, Cecelia Mitchell, 66. The murder weapon was believed to be "The Club," the device used to lock the steering wheel of a vehicle, police said. Police and medic units responded to the 1500 block of N. Stricker St. on Friday at about 7:50 p.m. for a report of an injured person.
August 18, 2010
A group of six people has been charged with stealing five vehicles in Columbia between June 16 and August 1. Five of those facing vehicle theft and related charges live in the town, while the sixth person is from Baltimore. All the vehicles were recovered by police, who tied the suspects to the vehicles both from items left in them and from property stolen and later pawned. Howard County police said they got a break after the second theft, in which a 1997 Dodge Caravan was stolen from the 8700 block of Cloudleap Court on June 21. A patrol officer tried to stop the van but the driver sped off, eventually crashing into a tree on a ramp from Route 29 onto Route 175. The driver and passenger fled on foot but were arrested later police said.
August 14, 2008
The suspected driver of a stolen pickup truck that killed a Hereford woman Tuesday morning when it crashed into her bedroom was charged yesterday with multiple counts of burglary and theft, Baltimore County police said. Aubry Carlton Miller Jr., 30, of the 20700 block of Old York Road in Parkton was charged with vehicle theft, five counts of fourth-degree burglary, grand theft and lesser theft charges, said Cpl. Michael Hill, a police spokesman. Purses and other items found in the truck, which had been reported stolen before the crash, linked Miller to a string of burglaries from cars in the area, Hill said.
June 15, 2008
The Maryland/DC Anti-Car Theft Committee and the Howard County Police Department will offer a Free Vehicle Identification Etching from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Whiskey Bottom Shopping Center, 9105-G All Saints Road, North Laurel. A unique vehicle identification number will be engraved on all the major pieces of glass in each car as a deterrent to theft and to assist in returning stolen vehicles to their owners. Those who attend can register in the Watch Your Car Program, a national vehicle theft prevention program.
May 18, 2008
Oakland Mills to mark 40 years Plans are being made for the 40th Birthday Celebration of Oakland Mills, the second village to be established in Columbia. Celebrations will be held June 27-29 at The Other Barn in the Oakland Mills Village Center. Interesting facts and trivia about Oakland Mills, or memorabilia that can be displayed during the birthday celebration are needed. Former residents, employees and volunteers are invited. Around Town Belly dance : The Long Reach Community Association will offer belly dancing classes for adults tomorrow through July 14 at 8775 Cloudleap Court in the Long Reach Village Center.
May 11, 2008
The Oakland Mills High School theater department will hold Longaberger Basket Bingo on Friday at the school, 9410 Kilimanjaro Road. Doors open at 5 p.m., and bingo begins at 6 p.m. All the baskets are filled; some rare baskets will be featured. Admission is $15 in advance; $20 at the door. Extra Bingo cards, food and drinks will be available to purchase. Information or to purchase tickets: Jeanne Celtnieks, 410-884-2844. Etching discourages car theft The Maryland/DC Anti Car Theft Committee and the Howard County Police Department will offer a Free Vehicle Identification Etching session from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 31 at the Oakland Mills village Center.