Howard County police news from Jan. 1-8

The following is compiled from Howard County police reports. Descriptions of perpetrators are included only when the description makes identification possible.

East Columbia

Lambskin Lane, 9000 block, 1:09 p.m. Jan. 5. Catalytic converter stolen from vehicle.


Circling Hunter Drive, 4800 block, Jan. 4. Gray Toyota Camry stolen.

Centre Park Drive, 8700 block, 4:34 a.m. Jan. 4. Entry gained to business by breaking the front glass door. Cash register and cigarettes stolen.


Bendix Road, 9200 block, Jan. 2-4. Entry attempted to business by cutting holes in the drywall.

Phelps Luck Drive, 5700 block, Dec. 31-Jan. 1. Keys and wallet stolen from vehicle.

Columbia 100 Parkway, 8800 block, Dec. 31-Jan. 1. Laptop stolen from vehicle.

West Columbia

Brook Way, 5300 block, Jan. 7. Athletic equipment stolen from vehicle.

Swift Stream Place, 10400 block, 4:55 p.m. Jan. 6. Entry gained to residential storage unit. Unclear if anything stolen.

Columbia Road, 5100 block, Jan. 4. 2009 red Honda Fit stolen.

Turnabout Lane, 5900 block, Jan. 4. Tools stolen from vehicle.

Town Center Avenue, 10000 block, Jan. 2-4. Tires stolen from two vehicles.

Hesperus Drive, 5200 block, Jan. 1-2. Laptop stolen from vehicle.

Little Patuxent Parkway, 10300 block, Dec. 31. A man reported he arranged online to sell a video game console. Upon arriving, he was assaulted by two males who stole the console and fled in a vehicle. Police responded, located the vehicle nearby and arrested both males. No one was injured.


Troy Hill Drive, 7100 block, Jan. 4. Catalytic converter stolen from vehicle.

Washington Boulevard, 7700 block, Jan. 4. 2016 gray Nissan Versa stolen.


Claire Drive, 6000 block, Jan. 3. Black Chrysler Pacifica stolen.

Ellicott City

Clarksville Pike, 10900 block, 7:18 p.m. Jan. 6. Entry gained to building by breaking the front glass door before fleeing. Nothing reported stolen.

Town and Country Boulevard, 8800 block, Jan. 2. Catalytic converter stolen from vehicle.


Davis Avenue, 9300 block, Jan. 4. Entry gained to business by breaking a window. Unclear if anything stolen.

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