The following were among crime reports recently received by the Howard County Police Department. For more information call 410-313-2236.

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CLARKSVILLE AREA

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

LINDEN LINTHICUM LANE, 12100 block, noon to 9 p.m. March 20. A mountain bike was stolen from a garage.

COLUMBIA AREA

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

BROOKWAY DR., 5200 block, 5:30 p.m. March 21 to 1 a.m. March 23. A TV, a VCR, tennis shoes and a sweatshirt were stolen from a residence entered through an unlocked rear door.

BROOKWAY DR., 5200 block,10:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. March 21. Cash, a camera and jewelry were stolen from a residence entered by forcing a rear sliding glass door.

ELIOTS OAK ROAD, March 20 to 9:07 a.m. March 23. A stereo was stolen from a residence entered by breaking a side window near a door.

FENCE POST CT., 6100 block, 11:30 p.m. March 22 to 6 a.m. March 23. Two laptop computers were stolen from a residence entered through an unlocked interior garage door.

GREEN DRAGON CT., 11200 block, 3 to 10:45 a.m. March 23. An electronic game, other games, DVDs, a DVD player and a cell phone were stolen from a residence entered through an unlocked front door.

HARPERS FARM RD., 5300 block, 10 to 10:05 p.m. March 19. Jewelry and a VCR were stolen from a residence entered through a poorly secured basement window.

HIDDEN CLEARING, 6200 block, 5:30 to 10 p.m. March 19. Coins, a video-game system, games, jewelry, a CD player and cologne were stolen from a residence entered through an unlocked kitchen window. Several rooms were ransacked.

LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY., 10700 block, 2:44 a.m. March 26. A business was entered by breaking a second-floor window. Nothing was reported missing.

OAKLAND MILLS RD., 7300 block, March 21 to 7:30 a.m. March 24. Four laptop computers were stolen from portable rooms at an elementary school. A key was stolen from the main office entered by kicking in a door. The office was also ransacked and a roof hatch was found unlocked.

RAIN DREAM HILL, 10700 block, 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. March 25. A DVD player, a laptop computer, a camera and a canvas bag containing clothes were stolen from a residence entered by forcing a rear living-room window.

SUN HIGH PL., 6300 block, 5 to 10:11 p.m. March 19. A resident returned home and found several interior and exterior doors open. An electronic game and coins taken from several locations in the residence were found in a black duffle bag in an upstairs bedroom. Nothing was reported missing.

TURNABOUT LANE, 5900 block, 7 to 11 p.m. March 21. A residence was entered by forcing a rear sliding glass door. Nothing was reported missing.

WILDFLOWER TER., 5200 block, 4:36 p.m. March 19. A man was seen entering a residence by climbing onto a patio and kicking a sliding glass door. The man fled when a female residence yelled at him. Nothing was reported missing.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

HARPERS FARM RD., 5300 block, 8:30 p.m. March 22 to 8:30 a.m. March 23. A silver 2001 moped was stolen.

LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY., 10300 block, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. March 20. A 2000 green Honda Civic was stolen.

SMOOTH MEADOW WAY, 5400 block, 9:58 a.m. March 24. A 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier was stolen.

SNOWDEN RIVER PKWY., 9000 block, 9:45 p.m. March 19 to 11:28 p.m. March 21. A gold 1990 Acura Integra was stolen.

TARPLEY CT., 10200 block, 10:30 p.m. March 21 to 1 a.m. March 22. A 1995 red Acura GSR was stolen.

TEAL WING CT., 4800 block, 11:25 a.m. March 19. A silver 1997 Mitsubishi Diamante was stolen.

WHITEACRE RD., 9600 block, 3 to 11 p.m. March 21. A red 1992 Ford Tempo was stolen.

DAYTON AREA

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

OAK RIDGE CT., 15000 block, 3 p.m. March 14 to 9 a.m. March 17. Two sets of staircases, a dishwasher and a microwave were stolen from a residence under construction entered through an unlocked garage door.

ELKRIDGE AREA

ROBBERIES

MYSTIC CT., 5500 block, 11:05 p.m. March 22. Six or more juveniles accosted two youths, ages 14 and 17, who were ordered to give up cash. One of the youths was punched in the mouth and the second youth was struck in the back of the head with an unidentified object. They were robbed of cash.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

DEERPATH RD., 6800 block, 6 p.m. March 19 to 7 a.m. March 20. Two computers, two hard drives, two printers and two battery back-up devices were stolen from a business.

ELLICOTT CITY AREA

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

FIVE FINGERS WAY, 5300 block, March 21 to 8:54 a.m. March 24. An attempt was made to enter a residence by removing a porch screen.

GREATHEAD CT., 5400 block, 10:30 to 11:10 p.m. March 22. Cash from a purse on a kitchen counter, a laptop computer and computer equipment were stolen from a residence entered by breaking an interior garage door glass.

NIGHT ROOST CT., 11200 block, 3 to 10:45 a.m. March 23. An attempt was made to enter a residence by forcing open a window.

PHELPS LUCK DR., 5300 block, March 12. An air-compressor was stolen from a shed at a residence entered by forcing a lock off a door. The thief is reportedly an acquaintance of a resident of the home.

SUMMIT CIR., 2900 block, midnight March 3 to 11:59 p.m. March 6. A resident reported that cash was stolen from a bathroom shelf at the resident's home.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

BICENTENNIAL CT., 3200 block, 4:10 p.m. March 20. A 1990 Nissan 240SX was stolen.

JESSUP AREA

ROBBERIES

WASHINGTON BLVD., 8800 block, 10:45 p.m. March 24. A man entered a vehicle occupied by a male driver at a gas station, pulled out a weapon and ordered the driver to pull off. The driver complied. The man later robbed the driver of cash and a cell phone, then fled the vehicle.

LAUREL AREA

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

DELFIELD CT., 10600 block, 1:45 p.m. March 20. An attempt was made to enter a residence.

MOUNT AIRY AREA

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

LONG CORNER RD., 1900 block, 6 p.m. March 21 to 10 a.m. March 23. A dirt bike was stolen from an open garage.

WEST FRIENDSHIP AREA

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

FREDERICK RD., 12600 block, 1 to 7 a.m. March 22. Tools, a shop vacuum-cleaner an a large toolbox were stolen from an unlocked shed.

-- Compiled by Linda James