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December 2016

Dec. 8, 2016 - Police nab package thieves with a truckful of stolen holiday deliveries

Dec. 7, 2016 - Police investigating fatal collision in Columbia

Dec. 4, 2016 - Impaired driving enforcement detail results in arrest of 11 drivers

November 2016

Nov. 23, 2016 - Police aim for safe holiday season

Nov. 22, 2016 - Ellicott City woman indicted for vehicular manslaughter and drug charges

Nov. 21, 2016 - Elkridge man charged with sexual solicitation of a child

Nov. 10, 2016 - Driver charged with DUI in August collision that injured officer

Nov. 2, 2016 - Police searching for white Honda in non-fatal hit & run

October 2016

Oct. 30, 2016 - Impaired driving enforcement detail results in arrest of 14 drivers

Oct. 28, 2016 - Suspect arrested in July homicide at Laurel hotel

Oct. 28, 2016 - Police prepare for safe Halloween

Oct. 26, 2016 - Police remind residents: always lock your car

Oct. 21, 2016 - Non-fatal shooting and arrest in Columbia

Oct. 17, 2016 - Police identify second pedestrian in fatal Jessup collision

Oct. 16, 2016 - Police investigating motorcycle collision in Highland

Oct. 16, 2016 - Police ask for public's help to identify pedestrian killed in Jessup collision

Oct. 16, 2016 - Police investigating fatal collision involving pedestrians

Oct. 5, 2016 - Two Maryland men arrested in human trafficking and drug case

Oct. 4, 2016 - Police investigating serious motorcycle collision

September 2016

Sept. 30, 2016 - Police investigating fatal collision involving a pedestrian

Sept. 26, 2016 - Armed man in police standoff is in serious, but stable, condition

Sept. 26, 2016 - Suspect in standoff with police shot after pointing gun at officers

Sept. 23, 2016 - Police ask for public help to identify Columbia bank robbery suspect

Sept. 22, 2016 - Laurel man arrested on drug, firearm charges

Sept. 20, 2016 - Police double reward to $10K in July motel murder

Sept. 16, 2016 - Police implement “Transaction Safe Place” for online sale exchanges

Sept. 15, 2016 - Suspect charged in Columbia murder

Sept. 14, 2016 - Man in custody in Columbia murder investigation

Sept. 14, 2016 - Police confirm ID of man killed in Columbia apartment

Sept. 14, 2016 - Child in Jessup crash on MD-32 dies overnight

Sept. 13, 2016 - Serious crash shuts down MD-32 east in Jessup

Sept. 13, 2016 - Man found dead in Columbia apartment

Sept. 13, 2016 - Detectives arrest 10 men in prostitution operation

Sept. 10, 2016 - Police identify driver, passenger in fatal Ellicott City collision

Sept. 10, 2016 - Police investigating fatal single-vehicle collision in Ellicott City

Sept. 9, 2016 - Police identify man who died after falling from scaffolding in Ellicott City

Sept. 9, 2016 - Man dies after falling from scaffolding in Ellicott City

Sept. 9, 2016 - Howard County Police Pace to raise money for charitable efforts

Sept. 9, 2016 - Two Baltimore men charged in Ellicott City bank robbery

Sept. 2, 2016 - Cyclist critical after crash into embankment in Savage

Sept. 2, 2016 - Adult son charged in death of parents in Laurel

Sept. 1, 2016 - Two people found deceased at Laurel residence, police investigating

November 2016

Nov. 2, 2016 - Police searching for white Honda in non-fatal hit & run

August 2016

Aug. 29, 2016 - Sobriety checkpoint yields four arrests

Aug. 26, 2016 - Howard County police focus on safety in school zones

Aug. 26, 2016 - Police identify drivers, passenger in collision involving fire vehicle

Aug. 26, 2016 - Police investigating collision involving fire department vehicle

Aug. 23, 2016 - Police to conduct sobriety checkpoint

Aug. 22, 2016 - Police arrest suspect following sale of fraudulent concert tickets

Aug. 19, 2016 - Police investigating fatal motorcycle collision in Columbia

Aug. 18, 2016 - Police investigating two-vehicle collision in Ellicott City

Aug. 15, 2016 - Man dies in early morning crash in Elkridge

Aug. 6, 2016 - Suspect in custody following armed robbery of Ellicott City bank

Aug. 6, 2016 - Police investigating single-vehicle collision in Savage

Aug. 5, 2016 - UPDATE: Police identify officer, civilians involved in three vehicle collision

Aug. 5, 2016 - Police investigating three vehicle collision involving officer

Aug. 2, 2016 - UPDATE: Police identify woman injured in West Friendship collision

Aug. 2, 2016 - Woman injured in single-vehicle collision in West Friendship

July 2016

July 29, 2016 - Police to kick-off National Night Out Aug. 2

July 29, 2016 - Woman critical after late night collision in West Friendship

July 26, 2016 - Laurel man charged in human trafficking of two girls

July 22, 2016 - Complaints lead to arrest of Columbia marijuana dealer

July 21, 2016 - Nine men arrested in prostitution operation

July 20, 2016 - UPDATE: Missing elderly man located in good condition

July 7, 2016 - Police encourage residents to be suspicious of unsolicited offers, scams

July 6, 2016 - WANTED: Kenneth Diggs for murder at Laurel motel

July 2, 2016 - Police identify victims in Laurel shooting

July 2, 2016 - Police investigating double shooting in Laurel

June 2016

June 28, 2016 - Two charged in wire thefts and home break-ins

June 19, 2016 - Police identify drivers, passenger in Elkridge collision

June 19, 2016 - Police investigating two-vehicle collision in Elkridge

June 10, 2016 - Police identify drivers of fatal two-vehicle collision in Marriottsville

June 10, 2016 - Police identify pedestrian in Ellicott City collision

June 9, 2016 - Police investigating fatal two-vehicle collision in Marriottsville

June 9, 2016 - Police investigating Ellicott City collision involving pedestrian

June 8, 2016 - Police shut down Columbia drug ring with indictments of 26 people

June 7, 2016 - Police to participate in Special Olympics Torch Run

June 5, 2016 - UPDATE: Police identify driver, passenger in fatal collision

June 5, 2016 - Teen killed in fatal single-vehicle collision in Elkridge

May 2016

May 31, 2016 - Police identify driver in fatal collision

May 31, 2016 - Police investigating fatal single-vehicle collision in Ellicott City

May 27, 2016 - Police seek public's help to locate critical missing woman

May 27, 2016 - Police identify victim of fatal industrial accident in Jessup

May 27, 2016 - Police investigating fatal industrial accident in Jessup

May 26, 2016 - HCPD urges drivers to travel safely this holiday weekend 

May 25, 2016 - Police seek public's help to locate missing Fulton man

May 24, 2016 - Two teens charged in three robberies at Columbia gas station

May 24, 2016 - Howard County Police participate in nationwide "Click It or Ticket" seat belt campaign

May 18, 2016 - UPDATE: Passenger in Route 100 collision dies

May 17, 2016 - Police charge suspect in Columbia road rage incident

May 17, 2016 - UPDATE: Police identify driver, passenger in Route 100 collision

May 17, 2016 - Police investigating single-vehicle collision with serious injuries

May 13, 2016 - Ellicott City pair charged with largest-ever indoor marijuana-growing operation in Howard County

May 12, 2016 - Howard County Fire and Police Departments partner in active shooter training

May 5, 2016 - UPDATE: Driver injured in Cooksville collision has died

May 5, 2016 - Police investigating two-vehicle collision in Cooksville

May 5, 2016 - Police issue warning about recent telephone scam

May 4, 2016 - Police searching for driver and car involved in hit and run

May 4, 2016 - Howard County Police to honor fallen officers at memorial ceremony

April 2016

April 29, 2016 - Police arrest Ellicott City man on drugs and weapons charges

April 29, 2016 - Work group sets initial goals for body camera pilot program in Howard County

April 25, 2016 - Police investigate non-fatal collision involving dirt bike

April 19, 2016 - Police identify pedestrian in fatal collision

April 19, 2016 - Man charged with trafficking two teenage girls

April 19, 2016 - Police investigating fatal pedestrian collision in Jessup

April 15, 2016 - One week left to register for HCPD Youth Police Academy

April 12, 2016 - Police to hold annual awards ceremony April 13

April 8, 2016 - Police charge Columbia teens in series of commercial burglaries

April 1, 2016 - Police arrest two for selling heroin in Elkridge

March 2016

March 31, 2016 - Howard County Fire and Police Departments partner for Distracted Driving Awareness Month

March 30, 2016 - Social media helps solve robbery

March 30, 2016 - Laurel man charged with murder-for-hire; paid undercover officer to kill his wife

March 28, 2016 - Suspect in Jessup shooting found dead of apparent suicide

March 27, 2016 - Police searching for suspect in double shooting in Jessup

March 24, 2016 - UPDATE: Police identify two drivers killed in multi-vehicle collision

March 24, 2016 - Multi-vehicle collision kills two drivers in Columbia

March 24, 2016 - Police encourage residents to protect themselves against scams

March 21, 2016 - Hotel staff alerts police to human trafficking case

March 14, 2016 - Police identify suspect arrested following bank robbery

March 11, 2016 - Suspect arrested following Woodbine bank robbery

March 11, 2016 - Two Columbia teens charged in home burglaries

March 4, 2016 - Police host Collision Avoidance Training for younger drivers

March 4, 2016 - Two juveniles charged in East Columbia robberies

February 2016

Feb. 29, 2016 - Police investigating apparent suicide on train tracks

Feb. 26, 2016 - UPDATE: Police identify drivers in multi-vehicle collision

Feb. 26, 2016 - Police investigating multi-vehicle collision in Ellicott City

Feb. 24, 2016 - UPDATE: Police identify pedestrian in fatal Laurel collision

Feb. 24, 2016 - Detectives arrest 13 men in prostitution operation

Feb. 24, 2016 - Police investigating fatal collision involving pedestrian

Feb. 23, 2016 - Detectives track attempted murder suspect to Texas

Feb. 17, 2016 - One arrested, second suspect wanted in human trafficking case

Feb. 10, 2016 - Police investigating Laurel collision involving pedestrian

Feb. 5, 2016 - Police urge football fans to drive sober on Super Bowl Sunday

Feb. 4, 2016 - Police arrest 8 men in prostitution operation

January 2016

Jan. 20, 2016 - Photos on social media close year-old ATM robbery case

Jan. 16, 2016 - Driver charged with attempted murder of officers

Jan. 16, 2016 - Police shoot at vehicle after driver refuses to exit and accelerates at officers

Jan. 15, 2016 - Recruit class partners with Autism Society

Jan. 5, 2016 - School employee charged with theft

Jan. 5, 2016 - UPDATE: Missing Columbia teen returned home unharmed

December 2015

Dec. 31, 2015 - Police identify drivers in fatal Ellicott City collision

Dec. 31, 2015 - Police investigating fatal collision in Ellicott City

Dec. 27, 2015 - Police investigating single-vehicle collision in Columbia

Dec. 23, 2015 - Police identify driver in Sykesville single-vehicle collision

Dec. 23, 2015 - Police investigating single-vehicle collision in Sykesville

Dec. 22, 2015 - Police charge three in home burglary series

Dec. 19, 2015 - Police identify driver in fatal single-vehicle collision

Dec. 19, 2015 - Police investigating fatal single-vehicle collision in Annapolis Junction

Dec. 18, 2015 - Missing elderly man found safe, unharmed

Dec. 18, 2015 - Police arrest six local men in prostitution operation

Dec. 18, 2015 - Police charge Laurel man in attempted thefts from ATMs

Dec. 5, 2015 - Police identify victim in non-fatal shooting in Columbia

Dec. 5, 2015 - Police investigating non-fatal shooting in Columbia 

November 2015

Nov. 25, 2015 - Police aim for safe holiday season

Nov. 17, 2015 - Howard County police break up prostitution ring, charge three with human trafficking

Nov. 17, 2015 - UPDATE: Missing Columbia man found safe, unharmed

Nov. 15, 2015 - UPDATE: Missing Woodbine teen found safe, unharmed

Nov. 14, 2015 - Police identify victim in stabbing at village center

Nov. 14, 2015 - Police identify driver, passenger in motorcycle collision

Nov. 14, 2015 - Police investigating fatal motorcycle collision

Nov. 13, 2015 - Police investigating stabbing incident in Columbia

Nov. 13, 2015 - Students on school bus uninjured in collision

Nov. 10, 2015 - UPDATE: Police identify drivers in Lisbon collision

Nov. 10, 2015 - Police investigating two-vehicle collision with injuries in Lisbon

Nov. 10, 2015 - Howard County police charge two Virginia men with human trafficking and prostitution

October 2015

Oct. 29, 2015 - Police prepare for safe Halloween

Oct. 28, 2015 - Husband charged with killing wife in Laurel

Oct. 24, 2015 - UPDATE: Police identify drivers, passengers in Clarksville two-vehicle collision

Oct. 24, 2015 - Police investigate two-vehicle collision in Clarksville

Oct. 17, 2015 - UPDATE: Missing Columbia woman found safe, unharmed

Oct. 16, 2015 - Police investigating fatal pedestrian collision

Oct. 13, 2015 - Police charge suspects in two carjackings and a robbery

Oct. 12, 2015 - Police identify officer in police-involved shooting of man with knife

Oct. 9, 2015 - Police identify man who died today after confronting police with a knife

Oct. 9, 2015 - Man with knife deceased in police-shooting in Columbia

Oct. 8, 2015 - Police release photos of suspected Columbia carjackers

September 2015

Sept. 30, 2015 - UPDATE: Missing elderly woman found safe, unharmed

Sept. 29, 2015 - Howard County Drug Take Back event collects nearly 500 pounds of medication

Sept. 27, 2015 - Police investigate fatal single-vehicle collision in Columbia

Sept. 24, 2015 - UPDATE: Missing Laurel woman found unharmed

Sept. 19, 2015 - Police investigate fatal collision involving bicyclist

Sept. 18, 2015 - Social media helps lead to arrests in burglary case

Sept. 15, 2015 - Police investigating fatal collision

Sept. 4, 2015 - Police urge motorists to drive safe, sober this Labor Day

August 2015

Aug. 27, 2015 - Police partner with MVA, enforce disability parking laws

Aug. 22, 2015 - Sobriety checkpoint yields four arrests

Aug. 21, 2015 - Police warn of dangers of marijuana “dabbing”

Aug. 20, 2015 - Police investigate fatal single vehicle collision in Clarksville

Aug. 19, 2015 - Howard County police focus on safety in school zones

Aug. 19, 2015 - Police to conduct sobriety checkpoint

Aug. 18, 2015 - Police make multiple arrests for nitrous oxide distribution

Aug. 16, 2015 - Two men die in industrial accident in Ellicott City

Aug. 14, 2015 - Single-vehicle collision sends two to Shock Trauma

Aug. 10, 2015 - SUV strikes parked patrol vehicle

Aug. 8, 2015 - Motorcyclist dies after striking SUV

Aug. 7, 2015 - Police launch new Pathway Patrol Section

July 2015

July 31, 2015 - Police to kick-off National Night Out Aug. 4

July 26, 2015 - Vehicle strikes Elkridge apartment

July 20, 2015 - HCPD officers trained to administer overdose medication Narcan

July 17, 2015 - Six-month investigation yields no arrest in violent Columbia rape

July 10, 2015 - UPDATE: Missing man found safe, unharmed

July 8, 2015 - Police investigate head-on collision in Ellicott City

July 1, 2015 - Police release photos, offer reward in 7-Eleven armed robbery

June 2015

June 26, 2015 - Police charge two men in 2013 Columbia homicide

June 24, 2015 - Police arrest man for soliciting sex from 15-year-old boy

June 22, 2015 - Police seek tips to locate robbery suspect Ricky Calvin Tolson

June 14, 2015 - Police investigating single-vehicle fatal collision

June 14, 2015 - Three arrested at sobriety checkpoint

June 11, 2105 - Howard County Police to conduct sobriety checkpoint

June 10, 2015 - Police confiscate ATM skimming device in Columbia

June 10, 2015 - Numerous cars spray-painted at Laurel senior living center and Columbia businesses

June 2, 2015 - Police to participate in Special Olympics Torch Run

May 2015

May 28, 2015 - Local man charged with indecent exposure involving children

May 27, 2015 - Local teen charged with arson at playground

May 22, 2015 - HCPD urges drivers to travel safely this holiday weekend

May 20, 2015 - Police investigating bank robbery in Columbia

May 19, 2015 - Police searching for suspect who fired suspected pellet gun at speed van

May 18, 2015 - Police arrest suspect following multiple robberies in one day

May 15, 2015 - Police warn those soliciting sex online: detectives are on Backpage.com

May 13, 2015 - Five-month investigation into fatal crash results in negligent homicide and DUI charges for driver

May 12, 2015 - Fatal motorcycle collision closed a portion of Route 32 during rush hour today

May 11, 2015 - Police arrest bank robbery suspect Francis Tugwell

May 8, 2015 - HCPD Unity Tour cycling team to stop in Ellicott City

May 8, 2015 - Police seek tips to locate bank robbery suspect Francis Tugwell

May 4, 2015 - HCPD to honor fallen officers at memorial ceremony

April 2015

April 29, 2015 - Police arrest three suspects following market robbery

April 23, 2015 - Police cite Elkridge liquor store for underage alcohol sale

April 22, 2015 - Three-vehicle collision kills driver

April 20, 2015 - Police to recognize standout officers, civilians and volunteers at annual ceremony

April 17, 2015 - Youth Police Academy registration deadline nears

April 16, 2015 - Detectives close burglary series with multiple arrests

April 14, 2015 - Police arrest suspect in tree scam with assistance from MD DNR

April 13, 2015 - Police seek public's help to locate suspect wanted in groping incident

April 13, 2015 - Drug Take Back event collects 838 pounds of medication

April 9, 2015 - Cold case murder closed after 30 years

March 2015

March 30, 2015 - Police host community outreach program Coffee with a Cop

March 27, 2015 - Drug Take Back event scheduled in Howard County Saturday, April 11

March 23, 2015 - Patrol car struck by driver suspected to be under the influence

March 20, 2015 - Police encourage residents to protect themselves against scams

March 17, 2015 - Police recruits prepare for Sleep Out to End Homelessness

March 16, 2015 - Police accreditation team invites comment

March 16, 2015 - Police urge drivers to stay sober on St. Patrick's Day

March 16, 2015 - Police charge three suspects in Columbia burglaries

March 14, 2015 - Police investigate three vehicle collision in Columbia

March 13, 2015 - Police issue warning about recent telephone scam

March 12, 2015 - Police arrest father and son in driveway paving scam

March 12, 2015 - Police charge suspects in multiple fast food robberies

March 11, 2015 - Police to conduct sobriety checkpoint

March 9, 2015 - Patrol car struck by driver under the influence

March 9, 2015 - Police cite two liquor stores for underage alcohol sales

March 2, 2015 - Unoccupied patrol car struck by driver under the influence

March 2, 2015 - Police release photos from convenience store robbery series

February 2015

Feb. 26, 2015 - Police recruits to participate in Sleep Out to End Homelessness

Feb. 25, 2015 - Police charge caregiver with abusing elderly man in assisted living facility

Feb. 23, 2015 - Police charge Rams Head Tavern owner with videotaping women

Feb. 18, 2015 - Police arrest man for soliciting sex from 12-year-old girl on Kik Messenger app

Feb. 17, 2015 - Police investigating fatal collision

Feb. 13, 2015 - Single-vehicle collision seriously injures driver

Feb. 12, 2015 - Collision Avoidance Training teen driving course returns

Feb. 11, 2015 - Police investigate fatal single-vehicle collision in Columbia

Feb. 11, 2015 - Police announce plans to expand community outreach

Feb. 4, 2015 - Murder suspect Tim Fuller extradited to Howard County

Feb. 4, 2015 - Pedestrian struck and killed in Elkridge

January 2015

Jan. 29, 2015 - Police urge football fans to drive sober on Super Bowl Sunday

Jan. 23, 2015 - Police release sketch of Columbia rape suspect

Jan. 22, 2015 - Police asking for public's help in Columbia rape

Jan. 21, 2015 - Police seeking information in Columbia rape

Jan. 18, 2015 - Timothy Mark Fuller arrested in Florida for Elkridge murder

Jan. 18, 2015 - WANTED: Timothy Mark Fuller for the murder of sister-in-law Stacey Fuller in Elkridge today

Jan. 17, 2015 - Police identify victim in Elkridge homicide

Jan. 17, 2015 - Police investigating suspicious death in Elkridge

Jan. 16, 2015 - More than 150 cars spray-painted in Columbia in one month

Jan. 9, 2015 - Man arrested for damaging speed camera van

Jan. 9, 2015 - Police release photos, video from Columbia jewelry store robbery

Jan. 7, 2015 - Police make multiple arrests in two residential burglary series

Jan. 3, 2015 - Police investigate two-vehicle collision in Columbia

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