Thursday, March 28, 2013
The two charged were identified after police posted their pictures on Facebook.
Pictures posted to the Howard County Police Department’s Facebook page led to the arrests of two people who police say stole credit cards and used them around town, according to a statement. Stephanie Nicole Stuart, 25, of Essex and Craig Kenneth England, 40, of Catonsville, face multiple counts of theft and credit card fraud after two cards were reported stolen on Feb. 8 from an employee at the Johns Hopkins Medical Building in Columbia, police said. During the investigation, police said they determined that credit cards had been used later that day in stores in Ellicott City and Columbia, including at Target, Kohl’s, Lowe’s, Office Depot, Game Stop and Advanced Auto Parts. The same woman and man were captured on video at several of the …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Police said the following two people have been using stolen credit cards around the county.
Howard County police said they believe the man and woman pictured here have charged more than $3,000 to stolen credit cards at multiple stores in Howard County and are asking residents to help identify them. The credit cards were stolen from an employee's purse in an office building located in the 2900 block of Chestnut Hill Drive in Ellicott City on Feb. 8, police said. The pictures were captured on video surveillance cameras at the stores where the cards were used, according to police. The photos are of a man and a woman, as well as a gold van police said the suspect are driving. Police asked that anyone who recognizes the suspects call them at 410-313-3200 or submit a tip through the smartphone application, iWatchHowardCounty.
Friday, September 28, 2012
Two Columbia men who burglarized a number of Howard County schools in March and April pleaded guilty to burglary charges on Thursday.
Two Columbia men who used a master key to burglarize seven Howard County schools in March and April were sentenced to probation in Howard County Circuit Court on Thursday. During the crime spree, the men stole more than $6,000 worth of computers and electronics from elementary and high schools. Police tracked down the suspects after reviewing video surveillance inside school buildings and executing a search warrant at their homes, where some of the stolen property was found, according to the statement of facts in the case. Alexander George Schweitzer, 19, pleaded guilty to four counts of second-degree burglary and three counts of fourth-degree burglary for his role in the school break-ins. Schweitzer, of the 5600 block of Stevens Forest …
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:…
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, May 25, 2012
A pair of masked men broke into a home on Ashwood Road and stole the resident's belongings, and marijuana, said police.
On Friday morning, two men wearing masks and gloves broke into a Jessup home, assaulted a resident and stole belongings, including marijuana, according to police. At approximately 2:30 a.m. on Friday, May 25, a pair of men kicked in the door to a home on the 8300 block of Ashwood Road, police said. They implied that they had a gun and assaulted the person living there. Police said there were no injuries but the suspects stole marijuana, a PlayStation, laptop, jewelry, tennis shoes and money. No citations were issued, according to Sherry Llewellyn, spokeswoman for the Howard County Police Department.