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Road Rage in Clarksville, Ellicott City Break-Ins

This information was supplied by the Howard County Police Department.

Howard County Police arrested a man Wednesday in an alleged road rage incident.

According to police, two vehicles were on Ten Oaks Road in Clarksville when the driver of one of the vehicles, a 35-year-old man from Gaithersburg, got out and approached the victim's vehicle. Police say the man grabbed a cell phone from the victim's hand and threw it. 

Police found the man and arrested him at about 9:35 p.m. near the intersection of Springdale Drive and Brighton Dam Road

On July 20 at about 1:45 p.m., Police say suspects entered an unlocked porch on the 8500 block of Wheatfield Way and tried to kick in a door to the house, but the deadbolt and door knob locks kept the suspects out.

Later that day, just before 3 p.m., police say suspects smashed a window at a house on the 5000 block of Montgomery Road and stole televisions and jewelry.

At about 3:20 a.m. on July 23, the resident of a home on the 8900 block of Town and Country Boulevard said she saw a man in her bedroom, according to police. The victim said the man fled and described him as 5-foot-11, medium build and wearing a white t-shirt.

On July 24 laptops were stolen from Syntonics on the 9100 block of Red Branch Road, according to police. The robbery was at about 7:20 a.m. Police do not know how the suspect or suspects got in.

A red Yamaha YZFR1 motorcycle with MD plates D99454 was stolen from the 4900 block of Walking Stick Road on at about 8:20 a.m. on Thursday, according to police.

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Gina July 26, 2012 at 08:11 PM
LOL I am sure the guy probably got a few high fives at the police station too! It is nuts how many near miss accidents I have been in where the person is talking on their cell phone and then when you blow the horn at them they look at you like your the moron! One of these days I am going to buy a bull horn to leave in my truck so when I see someone on their cell phone I can yell out the window "GET OFF YOUR FREAKING CELL PHONE MORON!!!!!!" :)
John T. July 27, 2012 at 10:40 AM
The guy with the cell phone could just as easily have been calling police after being run down by the other person. Its not clear from the article.
Victoria P July 27, 2012 at 12:26 PM
Did the person using the cell phone get into trouble also? Isn't it illegal in Maryland to be on the phone while driving? Just sayin'.
Brandie Jefferson July 27, 2012 at 02:18 PM
Good questions, all. I will look into this today.
EL July 27, 2012 at 02:41 PM
I am with you on the cell phone thing. Drivers are distracted while chatting on the phone...they switch lanes without signaling, make sudden stops, and unpredictable moves. I often resist the urge to yell "Shut up and drive" LOL
Brandie Jefferson July 27, 2012 at 06:49 PM
Working on a follow up. The story is, in fact, a bit more interesting.
Victoria P July 29, 2012 at 01:08 PM
Oh, indeed - this story turned out to be much stranger than the first report indicated. Sounds like the person on the cell phone was probably trying to call for help due to harrassment from a weirdo. :/
EL July 29, 2012 at 06:20 PM
It certainly took an odd twist.

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