Here’s What’s Happening in Howard County: Crime Blotter

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HOWARD COUNTY, MD – Police in Howard County have reported the following incidents that took place recently throughout the county. These incidents represent just a portion of call responded to by the department during this period.

Commercial burglary
Columbia, 21044: 
Old Cedar Lane Head Start Center, 5400 block of Beaverkill Road, June 17-22
Unknown suspect(s) entered a shed on the property by cutting the lock and stole various items. 

*Police believe the below burglaries all are related*

Ellicott City, 21043: 8800 block of Baltimore National Pike, June 22 2:30-4 a.m.
Unknown suspect(s) entered the following businesses by breaking a window or door: One Shot Liquors (stole cash, alcohol, and cigarettes); Viet Pearl (nothing reported stolen); Shin Chon Garden (nothing reported stolen); Hot N Roll Hot Pot (unclear what, if anything, was stolen); and Tian Restaurant (unclear what, if anything, was stolen).

Ellicott City, 21043: 5700 block of Richards Valley Road, June 22 2:30-4 a.m.
Unknown suspect(s) entered the following businesses by breaking a window or door: Revolution Eyes (stole eyeglass frames); Angels Cut Wine & Spirits (stole cash and alcohol); Ernesto’s Mexican Grill (cash register); and East Moon Asian Bistro (unclear what, if anything, was stolen).

Columbia, 21045: 9300 block of Snowden River Parkway, June 22 2:30-4 a.m.
Unknown suspect(s) entered the following businesses by breaking a window or door: Brian’s Beauty Supply (stole various items) and Boro Kabob (stole cash).

Columbia, 21045: Asean Bistro, 8700 block of Centre Park Drive, June 22 2:30-4 a.m. 
Unknown suspect(s) entered the business by breaking a window. Nothing was reported stolen. 

Theft from vehicle/vehicle break-in
Elkridge, 21075: 
6400 block of Old Highgate Road, June 18-21, catalytic converter
7800 block of Washington Boulevard, June 21 3:20 p.m., cash, cell phone

Ellicott City, 21042: 3300 block of North Chatham Road, June 21-22 overnight, two vehicles: tires


Vehicle theft
Laurel, 20723: 
Route 29 & Johns Hopkins Road, June 21 1 a.m.
2014 black BMW 3, tags MD/A293556