Police report airbags are taken in 16 car break-ins in Columbia

By Luke Lavoie, llavoie@tribune.com

1:22 PM EDT, March 28, 2014


Howard County police reported Friday a series of 16 car break-ins overnight on March 25 where airbags were stolen. 

According to police, the break-ins occurred at three different locations between Tuesday and Wednesday. The breakdown follows:

Police said 14 cars were broken into by smashing the window, and two were entered through unlocked doors. Police said in all but one instance, airbags were the only items stolen. 

Police are investigating if the incidents are related.