October 31, 1997
Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Howard County.Town and Country West: 8700 Town and Country Blvd.: Someone broke into an apartment Wednesday and stole shotguns, a television, videocassette recorder, cash and jewelry.Dorsey Hall: 14600 Old Dragon Path: Someone broke into a home between 6 a.m. Monday and 9: 30 p.m. Wednesday and stole a computer, videocassette recorder and personal checks.River Mills: 3200 Ridge Road: Someone stole an air compressor Wednesday night from a locked trailer at Wal-Mart.
October 20, 1994
POLICE* New Windsor: A resident of the 400 block of S. Springdale Road told state police someone kicked in the door of her home and stole a camcorder and a videocassette recorder Monday. She put the loss at more than $300.
November 8, 1994
POLICE LOG* Ellicott City: 18100 block of New Cut Court: Firearms, televisions, videocassette recorders and other property were stolen from a home after a resident left doors unlocked Friday, police said.* Elkridge: 6700 block of Pirch Way: Someone broke into a vacant mobile home and stole a fire extinguisher Sunday, police said.
February 7, 1995
POLICE LOG* Oakland Mills: 9400 block of Merryrest Court: A videocassette recorder and other property was stolen after someone pried open a home's rear sliding glass door Thursday or Friday, police said.* Kings Contrivance: 8500 block of Guilford Road: Someone pried open a home's front door Friday, but fled when an alarm sounded.
March 31, 1995
POLICE* Westminster: A Western Maryland College official told city police that someone broke into a cabinet in Decker Auditorium and stole a videocassette recorder Monday. The loss was estimated at $500.FIRE* Reese: Reese and Gamber firefighters responded to a trash fire on Deer Park Road at 7:35 p.m. Wednesday. Units were out 25 minutes.
January 5, 1996
Police logCooksville: 14100 block of Old Frederick Road: A burglar entered a home after breaking the glass in the rear door, kicked open a bedroom door, searched through drawers and stole a TV and a videocassette recorder Wednesday afternoon, police said.
July 8, 1996
Police logElkridge: 6700 block of Athol Ave.: A videocassette recorder, cameras and compact disks were stolen from a home Wednesday or Thursday after someone broke through a basement window. The house also was ransacked.Pub Date: 7/08/96
October 21, 1996
Police logJessup: 6100 block of Waterloo Road: Someone stole a computer and a television-videocassette recorder unit from a house Thursday after smashing the front window. The front door was unlocked and open.Laurel: 9600 block of Covered Wagon Drive: Someone stole a black 1996 Dodge Avenger Thursday night. It has Maryland license CHZ930.Pub Date: 10/21/96