Monday, September 24, 2012
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: 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:…
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Police reported sinks were broken and feces left on the floor of the bathroom at Martin Road Park.
Police reported that both the female and male bathrooms were vandalized at Martin Road Park between 7:30 and 10:50 a.m. on Monday. Broken sinks and feces on the floor were reportedly discovered by police inside the public bathrooms in the park, and graffiti was found near a basketball net. No suspects have been arrested, according to police. Martin Road Park is near the 6700 block of Martin Road in Columbia, it's a 6-acre public park run by Howard County that has a playground, grills, basketball courts and a field.
Monday, September 17, 2012
The following arrest information was supplied by the Howard County police department. It does not indicate a conviction. Crimes reported between Sept. 13 - Sept. 16.
Commercial Burglary A former employee allegedly entered Johnson and Johnson Allstate Insurance near the 10400 block of Twin Rivers Road without permission and stole six computers, two phones and documents at 9:50 a.m. on Sept. 13. Police are currently investigating. A bikini-wearing woman allegedly entered an unsecured pool deck at the Columbia Gym, placed her hands in the water, and then left when an alarm began to sound around 11:15 p.m. on Sept. 15. Police reported nothing was disturbed or taken. Residential Burglary A laptop was reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle inside an open garage near the 10500 block of Rivulet Row between 8 p.m. on Sept. 14 and 12:30 a.m. on Sept. 15. An alarm was activated at a home near the 6200 block …
Friday, September 14, 2012
The following arrest information was supplied by the Howard County police department. It does not indicate a conviction. Crimes reported between Sep. 4 - Sep. 12.
Commercial Burglary An unknown suspect or suspects reportedly entered the rear door of the club house at Fairway Hills Golf Club, ransacked the offices and stole a small amount of money and an iPhone between 8:15 p.m. on Sept. 10 and 7 a.m. on Sept. 11. Clarksville – A generator, power tools, jacks and silver coins were reported stolen by an unknown suspect or suspects from Bells Auto Service at 3900 Ten Oaks Rd. between July 16 and Sept. 12, there were no signs of forced entry. Robbery – Home Invasion Three suspects allegedly entered the unlocked front door of a residence near the 8300 block of Tamar Drive on Sept. 11 around 8:30 p.m., struck a person inside the residence with the butt of a handgun and stole prescription medication, a …
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Three suspects reportedly entered a residence, assaulted victim with a handgun and stole prescription medication.
Three armed suspects reportedly entered a residence near the 8300 block of Tamar Drive, struck a victim with a handgun and stole prescription medicine around 8:20 p.m. on Sept. 11, according to police. Police reported the suspects entered the residence through an unlocked front door and demanded prescription medicine from the resident and a visitor who was inside the home. One of the suspects then struck the resident with the butt of a handgun, causing a laceration on the victim's face, according to police. The suspects stole prescription medication, Nike blue Air Max sneakers and electronics, then fled the scene, according to police. The victim was transported to Howard County General Hospital for treatment. Police described the …
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
The following arrest information was supplied by the Howard County police department. It does not indicate a conviction. Crimes reported between Sep. 4 - Sep. 9.
Robbery Police reportedly observed Pierre Antwan Booth, 28, of Randallstown and Odell Kareme Copeland, 31, in the parking lot of The Mall in Columbia approach a victim, display a handgun and steal property from the victim. Both suspects were quickly apprehended by police on Sept. 6 at 2:29 a.m. Residential Breaking and Entering An unknown suspect or suspects allegedly threw an unidentified object through a small exterior door to a bedroom and stole three laptops and an iPod from a residence near the 10300 block of Hickory Ridge Road on Sept. 7 between 9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Attempt - The outer glass pane on a double pane window at a residence near the 10300 block of Swift Stream Place was broken sometime between 8 a.m. on Sept. 4 and 4:30 …
Friday, August 31, 2012
The following arrest information was supplied by the Howard County police department. It does not indicate a conviction. Crimes reported between Aug. 28 and Aug. 31, 2012.
Residential Breaking and Entering A resident woke up to reportedly find an intruder standing over his dresser in his bedroom at a residence near the 5900 block of Bright Flow Mews around 3:55 a.m. on Aug. 31. The resident screamed and the intruder quickly left the house. Nothing was taken and police suspected the intruder entered through an open garage door. An unknown suspect or suspects reportedly entered an attached garage at a residence near the 5000 block of Whetstone Road and allegedly stole a bicycle and an alcoholic beverage. In the process, the suspect left the freezer door open. The incident occurred around 8 a.m. on Aug. 28. For any questions about this blotter, email firstname.lastname@example.org Sign up for the Columbia Patch …
Monday, August 13, 2012
The following arrest information was supplied by the Howard County police department. It does not indicate a conviction. Crimes reported between August 2 - August 10.
Robbery A man was reportedly walking toward the food court entrance of the Mall in Columbia when three males assaulted him and took his money around 9:15 a.m. on Aug. 4. Catburglarly A man reported seeing a young male crouching down and running away from his home near the 10500 block of Jason Lane when he shined a light on him after hearing noise from his second floor window at 3:14 a.m. on Aug. 10. No entry was made by the young male, but a small side basement window had been broken and a screen door cut, according to police. Commercial Breaking and Entering Someone allegedly attempted to gain entry to the manager’s office at Phelps Luck Pool by prying the door, but was unsuccessful, between 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 2 and 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 3…
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Men charged with multiple counts of second-degree and fourth-degree burglary.
Two Baltimore men have been indicted in a series of commercial burglaries at 12 east Columbia businesses overnight on May 29 and 30. Davon Alexander Jones, 18, and Sylvester Joseph Johnson, 34, are accused of smashing the glass panels on the doors of the 12 businesses, entering the stores and stealing cash. The two were arrested in mid-June. Jones and Johnson have been indicted on multiple counts of second-degree burglary, theft less than $1,000 and fourth-degree burglary, less than $1,000. Johnson is being held on a $250,000 bond. The $25,000 bond for Jones was met in June and he was released. Both men have been ordered not to leave the state or return to any of the affected businesses. The businesses that were burglarized were Papa …
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Howard County police department. It does not indicate a conviction. Crimes were reported between July 13 and July 17, 2012.
Residential Breaking and Entering A safe containing foreign currency, documents and money was reportedly stolen from a residence near the 6800 block of Creekside Road in Clarksville between 7:40 and 10:21 p.m. on July 14. Police say an unknown suspect or suspects gained entry through an unsecured window. (Attempt) Someone reportedly threw a rock at a sliding glass door of a residence near the 7000 block of Oakland Mills Road between 12:30 and 10 a.m. on July 16. The glass was damaged, but no entry was gained. (Attempt) An unknown suspect or suspects allegedly attempted to gain entry to a residence near the 10700 block of Green Mountain Circle between 8:30 and 10 a.m. on July 16 by opening a screen slider and moving a barbecue grill to …