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West Howard County convenience store burglarized [Howard County crime log]

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

Ellicott City


Ligon Road, 3700 block, 2:25 p.m. April 17. Three unknown people assaulted victims behind residence. Wallet stolen.

Montgomery Road, 5000 block, 6:05 a.m. April 10. Gray 2013 Chevy 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, 7900 block, between 11:37 and 11:40 a.m. April 20. Entry gained to Holiday Inn room by unknown means. Television stolen. No signs of forced entry.

Savage/North Laurel

North Laurel Road, 9200 block, 7:19 p.m. April 17. Unknown person approached victims in North Laurel Park, told victims he had gun, demanded money. iPhone and cash stolen.

Whiskey Bottom Road and North Laurel Road, 1:30 p.m. April 12. Four men approached three victims. One man displayed handgun and demanded cellphones, money. When victim refused, he was struck. Two phones and money stolen.

West County

Route 97, 2400 block, 12:08 p.m. April 21. Entry gained to High's store by forcing open front doors. Cash registers, cash and cigarettes stolen.

Frederick Road, 15000 block, between 5 p.m. April 7 and 1:30 p.m. April 11. Entry gained to residence by removing storm door and breaking glass on door. Storm door and appliances stolen.


East Columbia

Morning Bird Lane, 5900 block, 2:07 a.m. April 20. Man riding in rear of Columbia cab struck driver, chased him from vehicle, attempted to steal cab. Victor Alexander Brown, 24, of Washington, D.C., charged with carjacking, robbery, second-degree assault, theft, unlawful taking of a motor vehicle.

Rainbow Span, 6300 block, 3:20 a.m. April 17. Armed man approached victim as she parked car, displayed shiny, silver object and demanded belongings. Purse, phone, cash and prescription drugs stolen.

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

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Blandair Park, 5700 block, 4:55 p.m. April 12. Late reported incident. Four juveniles, known to victim, approached her. Two assaulted her and took iPod. Juvenile female, 12, charged with second-degree assault. Juvenile female, 14, charged with second-degree assault.

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


West Columbia

Hickory Ridge Road, 10800 block, 11:45 p.m. April 15. Entry gained to Hickory Care Pharmacy by breaking front glass window. Cash and prescription drugs stolen.

Harpers Farm Road, 5400 block, 2:34 a.m. April 13. Four unknown men approached victim as he was leaving business. Victim kicked. Phone stolen. Men fled.

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

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