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Howard County Police Report Three Men Arrested In Prostitution Operation On June 25th

Announced via news release on Facebook: NEWS RELEASE: Detectives arrest three men in prostitution operation In an effort to deter prostitution and human trafficking in Howard County, police conducted an undercover operation yesterday resulting in the arrest of three men for solicitation of prostitution and related charges. Officers arrested the would-be johns for soliciting prostitution at a hotel in the 8800 block...

Howard County Executive Ball Releases Statement On U.S. Immigration And Customs Enforcement Activity

It was noted by many sources that agents from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) were seen around Columbia Maryland this morning. This afternoon Howard County Executive Calvin Ball released the following statement: County Executive Ball Releases Statement on ICE Activity ELLICOTT CITY – Today, Howard County Executive Calvin Ball released the following statement: “We have learned that there was ICE...

More than half of MDOT MVA Customers Have Complied with REAL ID Document Requirements

Announced via Press Release on June 25th: Marylanders Make Gains in Federal REAL ID Compliance More than half of MDOT MVA Customers Have Complied with REAL ID Document Requirements Glen Burnie, Md. (June 25, 2019) – With 15 months until the October 1, 2020, deadline for federal REAL ID compliance, more than half of Maryland’s five million licensed drivers and ID card holders...

Democratic Debate Watch Parties in Howard County – June 26 and June 27

Looking for a location to watch the Democratic Presidential debates tonight and tomorrow...here is a listing I have come across: Hosted by HoCo Indivisble Glory Days Grill in Ellicott City Both nights, 8-11pm https://www.facebook.com/events/314362699504486/?ti=icl Hosted by Judge’s Bench Ellicott City Both nights, 9-11pm https://www.facebook.com/events/889694634710416/?ti=icl Hosted by The Sunrise Movement Grotto Pizza, Columbia Both nights, 8:15 PM - 11:00 PM “The Sunrise Movement and Howard County Hub are hosting two debate watch...

Howard County Police and Fire urge residents to leave fireworks to the professionals

NEWS RELEASE (June 25th): Police and Fire urge residents to leave fireworks to the professionals; ground-based sparklers are illegal in Howard County The Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services (HCDFRS) and the Howard County Police Department (HCPD) urge residents and businesses to keep their July 4th celebrations safe next week and throughout the year. “We all look forward to celebrating our...

Female victim reported she was stabbed in the parking lot of Woody’s Liquor and Bar

Story via Howard County Police Department (HCPD) Daily Crime Bulletin, Tuesday, June 25, 2019: Assault Jessup, 20794: Woody’s Liquor and Bar, 8800 block of Washington Boulevard, June 25 12:38 a.m. An adult female victim reported she was stabbed by an unknown female suspect following a verbal and physical altercation in the bar parking lot. The victim was transported to the hospital by...

Governor Hogan Declares July 5 a Holiday for State Employees

Announced via Press Release on June 25th: Governor Hogan Declares July 5 a Holiday for State Employees ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the July 4 Independence Day holiday for state employees will be extended to include Friday, July 5, 2019. Since the July 4 holiday falls on a Thursday this year, the governor is granting state employees an additional day...

Register Today For National Night Out In Howard County – August 6, 2019

Howard County Police Department is promoting National Night Out on August 6th. Here is information they recently published on Facebook: REGISTER TODAY! National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while fostering...

Multiple Gun Related Incidents Around Howard County June 21 – 23, 2019

The following information was reported by the Howard County Police Department on June 24th: Robbery Columbia, 21044: 5600 block of April Journey Road, June 21 5 a.m.An adult female victim reported that several male suspects entered her residence through a basement window. One suspect displayed a gun, and the suspects threatened other residents before stealing shoes, jewelry, and cell phones. No...

Press Release and Photos From Groundbreaking On New Circuit Courthouse In Howard County

First...information via press release: County Executive Ball Breaks Ground On New Circuit Courthouse COLUMBIA – Today, Howard County Executive Calvin Ball broke ground on the new Howard County Circuit Courthouse. The 238,000 square foot facility will be completed through a public-private partnership, the first for Howard County, and resolve deficiencies in the existing Courthouse, which was built 175 years ago and...