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Route 1 restaurant robbed at gunpoint [Howard County crime log]

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

Ellicott City


Montgomery Road, 5000 block, 6:05 a.m. April 10. 2013 Gray Chevrolet Silverado stolen. Recovered in Baltimore County. Brandon Boswell, 19, of Montgomery Road in Ellicott City, charged with unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, unauthorized removal of property and theft.



Washington Boulevard, 8100 block, 12:49 p.m. April 12. Entry gained to Crazy Ray's. Vehicle and catalytic converters stolen. John Michael Harman, 22, of Jack Lane in Jessup, charged with second-, fourth-degree burglary, unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, malicious destruction of property, trespassing and three counts of theft.

Washington Boulevard, 7900 block, 9 p.m. April 9. Man approached victim as El Patio restaurant closed, displayed handgun, demanded money. Victim complied. Man fled.

Washington Boulevard, 8100 block, between 8 p.m. April 8 and 1 a.m. April 9. Entry gained to Crazy Ray's. Wheels stolen.

Savage/North Laurel

Whiskey Bottom Road and North Laurel Road, 1:30 p.m. April 12. Four unknown men approached three victims. One man displayed handgun and demanded cellphones and money. Victim refused, struck by man. Two phones and money stolen. Men fled.

Whiskey Bottom Road, 9100 block, 2:43 a.m. April 12. While exposing himself, unknown man knocked on door and yelled for victim to open. Man fled.

East Columbia

Whiteacre Road, 9600 block, 9:59 p.m. April 13. Three unknown people approached victim. One struck victim and demanded money. Victim complied. ID card and cash stolen. People fled.


Blandair Park, 5700 block, 4:55 p.m. April 12. Four juveniles, known to victim assaulted victim and stole iPod. Juvenile female, 12, charged with second-degree assault. Juvenile female, 14, charged with second-degree assault, additional charge pending.

Stanford Boulevard, 8900 block, between 7 and 11 p.m. April 11. Entry gained to room by forcing open patio door. Electronics and sunglasses stolen.

Majors Lane, 6000 block, between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. April 9. Entry gained to residence by breaking window. Handgun stolen.

Millrace Court, 5900 block, 4:30 p.m. April 8. Late reported incident. Entry gained to residence by kicking rear window. Nothing stolen.

Winter Rose Path and Cradlerock Way, 3:30 p.m. on April 8. Man approached victim and stole wallet and bag containing prescription medication.

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Robert Oliver Place, 5800 block, 1:42 p.m. April 7. Entry gained by breaking rear window with large rock. Bottles of liquor, empty cash register stolen.


Alexander Bell Drive, 6700 block, between 6 p.m. April 4 and 8:17 a.m. April 7. Entry gained to Jack and Jill Ice Cream warehouse by prying open back door. Lock box and cash stolen.

West Columbia

Green Mountain Circle, 10800 block, between 10 a.m. April 11 and 5 p.m. April 12. Late reported incident. Entry gained to residence via unknown means. Television and jewelry stolen. No signs of forced entry.

Harpers Farm Road, 5400 block, 2:39 p.m. April 8. Late reported incident. Acquaintance of victim gained entry to residence via unlocked window. Nothing stolen.

Little Patuxent Parkway, 10200 block, between 10 p.m. April 4 and 5 a.m. April 5. Copper pipe, scrap metal and power tool stolen from Whole Foods construction site. No signs of forced entry or damages.

If you have any further information about these crimes, call Howard County police at 410-313-2200.