Armed Robbery at Snowden Exxon: Columbia Crime Roundup

The following arrest information was supplied by the Howard County police department. It does not indicate a conviction. Crimes reported between Sept. 20 and Sept. 23, 2012.


Armed Robbery

Two men entered the Exxon station near the 8200 block of Snowden River Parkway. Police stated one stood near the door while the other approached the counter, displayed a knife, and reportedly stole money and two cartons of cigarettes around 3:25 a.m. on Sept. 23. Police provided the following descriptions of the suspects:

  • Suspect 1 - Black male, 5'8", 100 pounds who was wearing royal blue sweatpants, a white T-shirt, a green camoflage jacket and head wrap and a bandanna covering his face.
  • Suspect 2 - White male, 5'5", 160 pounds, wearing tan pants, tan t-shirt, blue Nike shoes and a blue camoflage zip-up hoodie.

Commercial Burglary

Two unknown suspects reportedly threw two large rocks to break the front window of Huntington Deli and Market. Once inside, the suspects stole cash from the registers and multiple cartons of cigarettes on Sept. 22, at about 3:28 a.m.

Residential Burglary

Jewelry, a purse and a computer were reported stolen from a residence near the 9000 block of Queen Maria Court on Sept. 20 around 11:20 a.m. An unknown suspect or suspects reportedly ripped out a rear screen and pried open a window of the residence to gain entry.

An unknown suspect or suspects allegedly stole a video game system and three controllers from a residence near the 6500 block of Overheart Lane on Sept. 20 between 8 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., police reported no signs of forced entry.

Vehicle Thefts

A 2011 gray Toyota Tacoma was reported stolen near the 5100 block of Eliots Oak Road on Sept. 21 at 9:53 a.m.

Robert Rey September 25, 2012 at 11:11 AM
Look at the time this happened. I know not to be out and about at that time. Its sad though how one has to think that. One has to be careful about gas stations. They are easy targets by nature because of the easy in and out.


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