Friday, July 27, 2012
The following arrest information was supplied by the Howard County police department. It does not indicate a conviction. Crimes reported between July 24 and July 27, 2012.
Road Rage A 35-year-old man from Gaithersburg was arrested Wednesday in a road rage incident. The man allegedly exited his car on Ten Oaks Road in Clarksville, walked up to a driver of another vehicle, grabbed the driver's cell phone and threw it. The suspect was arrested at approximately 9:35 p.m. near Brighton Dam and Springdale Drive. Residential Breaking and Entering Savings bonds, cash, a camera, gift cards and a checkbook were reportedly stolen from an unlocked vehicle inside an open garage near the 12400 block of Kondrup Circle between 9:45 p.m. on July 23 and 1:30 p.m. on July 24. Indecent Exposure A lone man was reportedly committing a sexual act behind a black SUV near the 6100 block of Columbia Crossing Circle around 4:45 p.m…
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
The six-panel solar car charger is said to be capable of charging a Chevy Volt in four hours.
A Columbia company has developed an environmentally friendly solution to charging environmentally friendly electric cars—solar-powered chargers. The latest sun-tracking solar car-charger, developed by Advanced Technology and Research Corporation, was unveiled at Win Kelly Chevrolet in Clarksville on Thursday. The dealership will use the charger to power the all-electric Chevy Volts it sells. The charger consists of six solar panels set on an 18-foot pole. The panels use GPS technology to shift with the sun, according to a spokesperson for ATR. “I am exceedingly proud that one of our own local companies, ATR, has developed such cutting-edge technology in the field of renewable energy,” said County Exectuive Ken Ulman at the event. The solar…
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Three adults and two children were displaced in one of the fires, officials reported.
Two fires caused significant damage to two homes in Columbia and Clarksville late Tuesday evening and early Wednesday morning, fire officials said. No serious injuries were reported in either fire, but one of the fires displaced five individuals, according to the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services. The first fire started just after 10:39 p.m. at a two-story single family home near the 7000 block of Guilford Road in Clarksville. Officials reported seeing fire showing from the second floor of the residence. About 30 firefighters extinguished the blaze in approximately 20 minutes, according to fire officials. No one was displaced as a result of the fire, and officials estimated $5,000 in damages to the home. The cause of …
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
A senior "prank" at River Hill High School that went too far will not lead to the cancelation of prom.
A senior "prank" at River Hill High School that was decribed by school officials as vandalism will not lead to the cancellation of the school's prom, according to Patti Caplan, a spokesperson for Howard County Schools. At least 30 students were involved in the vandalism, according to Caplan. River Hill Principal Nicholas Novak sent a message to parents on Monday afternoon saying students had spray painted inappropriate messages and pictures around the high school, flipped over the 'prom promise car,' toilet papered trees and moved trash cans into the street. In the message, Novak said consequences could include exclusion from senior activities such as prom and graduation. Caplan said the school has determined the individuals who were …
Monday, September 19, 2011
The chef’s biggest joy is when meat-eaters come back to Great Sage, a vegan restaurant in Clarksville.
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