Man seen urinating in public parking lot [Columbia crime log]

The following is compiled from police reports. The Columbia Flier includes descriptions of perpetrators only when the description makes identification possible.

East Columbia

Cobblefield Drive, 8600 block, noon Jan. 29. Entry gained to Tamar Meadows Apartments by kicking in front door. Property damaged.

West Columbia

Gerwig Lane, 9400 block, between 4 p.m. Jan. 25 and 5 a.m. Jan. 26. Entry gained to property by cutting rear fence. Copper wiring, pool equipment stolen.

Swift Stream Place, 10300 block, 8:13 p.m. Jan. 30. 2013 Silver Mazda 3 stolen.

Ellicott City

Baltimore National Pike, 10000 block, 3:26 p.m. Feb. 3. Employee observed man wearing mask approach Howard Bank from parking lot and locked entry doors. Man pulled handles and punched door glass, causing damage, then ran across parking lot toward Frederick Road.

Wheaton Way, 3100 block, 2:56 p.m. Feb. 2. Entry gained to unlocked storage room. Tool used to break locks on individual lockers Two TVs, checkbook and passport stolen.

University Boulevard, 6000 block, between 6 p.m. Jan. 27 and 3 p.m. Jan. 28. Entry gained by prying open front door and an iPod was stolen.


Washington Boulevard, 6200 block, 9:17 a.m Feb. 1. Man observed in parking lot of local business urinating with pants down. Man fled.

Mound Street, 6300 block, between 9:30 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. Jan. 28. Entry gained to residence by forcing open front door. Laptop, jewelry and cash stolen.


Guilford Road, 6200 block, 11:15 p.m. Feb. 1. Police responded to call reporting people inside vacant residence. Eighteen teens found drinking alcohol. All cited for underage drinking. One charged with burglary for making entrance.

West County

Linthicum Road, 4000 block, 10:19 p.m. Jan. 28. Entry gained to residence via dog door. Speakers stolen.

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

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