The following were among incidents recently reported by the Howard County Police Department. For more information, call 410-313-2236.

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Columbia Area

ROBBERIES

OLD ANNAPOLIS RD., 9100 block, 10:10 p.m. Sept. 27. Two males in a restaurant took cash at gunpoint from employees and a register.

STEVENS FOREST RD., 6300 block, 8:40 p.m. Sept. 24. A male in a gas station implied he had a gun, forced a clerk to the ground, took cash and fled south toward Stevens Forest Road.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

ADALEE CT., 9200 block, 12:35 to 2:15 p.m. Sept. 24. Two cell phones and jewelry were stolen from a residence entered by cutting a screen and entering through a window.

CURTIS DR., 9200 block, 1 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 27. Video equipment was stolen from a residence entered by forcing a front window.

DEEPAGE DR., 7000 block, Sept. 27. Coins and jewelry were stolen from a residence entered through an unlocked kitchen window.

DRAGON CLAW, 9500 block, 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 24. A residence entered by forcing a rear window was ransacked. Nothing was reported stolen.

HUNTING LANE, 10700 block, 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 24. Cash and electronic equipment were stolen from a residence.

JOAN MARIE CT., 11200 block, 8:30 to 11 a.m. Sept. 27. Cash, a TV and video equipment were stolen from a residence entered through an unlocked window.

SADDLEBAG ROW, 9500 block, 7:30 a.m. to 7:20 p.m. Sept. 27. An attempt was made to enter a residence by forcing a rear kitchen window.

SPOTTED HORSE LANE, 10600 block, 10 a.m. Sept. 25 to 11 a.m. Sept. 26. A residence entered by forcing a window was ransacked. Nothing was reported stolen.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

EARLY APRIL WAY, 8900 block, 10 p.m. Sept. 23 to 7:40 a.m. Sept. 24. A yellow 2000 Suzuki GSX-R motorcycle was stolen.

DOBBIN CENTER WAY, 6400 block, 5:30 to 10:56 p.m. Sept. 27. A silver 1991 Volvo 740 was stolen.

GREEN MOUNTAIN CIR., 5000 block, 10:31 a.m. Sept. 28. A Yamaha motorcycle was stolen.

WOODPARK LANE, 7600 block, 10:11 a.m. Sept. 28. A Kawasaki ZX-6R motorcycle was stolen.

Elkridge Area

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

KYLE LEAF CT., 6100 block, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 24. Cash and video games were stolen from a residence entered by forcing a basement back door.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

BLUE SKY, 5800 block, 10 p.m. Sept. 23 to 6 a.m. Sept. 24. A black 2003 Harley FLSTFI motorcycle was stolen.

WESLEY LANE AND BRIAR COURT, 4 p.m. Sept. 23 to 9:30 a.m. Sept. 24. An attempt was made to steal a silver 1990 Ford Econoline.

Ellicott City Area

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

FREDERICK RD., 12500 block, 12:14 to 12:18 a.m. Sept. 27. Police responded to an alarm at an elementary school and found property scattered on a desktop and the floor in a detached school building. Nothing was reported stolen.

GRETCHEN LANE, 9700 block, 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. Sept. 22. Cash and jewelry were stolen from a residence entered by forcing and breaking a rear window.

ILCHESTER RD., 4800 block, 5 p.m. Sept. 23 to 6 a.m. Sept. 24. A construction trailer was entered by forcing a door. A shed was also entered. Nothing was reported stolen.

KNIGHTS BRIDGE RD., 10400 block, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 22. Jewelry was stolen from a residence entered by forcing a basement rear window.

MICHAELS WAY, 9300 block, 12:49 a.m. Sept. 26. Property was stolen from a residence entered by kicking a door.

MONTGOMERY RD., 4400 block, 4:30 p.m. Sept. 22 to 6:30 a.m. Sept. 23. Tools were stolen from a tool box in a building under construction.

NORTH RIDGE RD., 2800 block, 4 p.m. Sept. 16 to 8 a.m. Sept. 22. A construction site trailer was entered by force. Nothing was reported stolen.

OAKTON LANE, 8400 block, 11:50 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 27. Cash was stolen from a residence.

ROYAL ASCOT CT., 10300 block, 11:35 a.m. Sept. 22 to 10:41 a.m. Sept. 28. An attempt was made to enter a residence by cutting a window screen. Nothing was reported stolen.

SPRING MEADOW DR., 3900 block, 11 to 11:15 a.m. Sept. 28. Power saws were stolen from a residence entered by kicking a basement back door. A male was seen carrying saws through the neighborhood.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

BRIGHTLINK CT., 8100 block, 6:11 a.m. Sept. 24. A multi-color 2002 Suzuki GSX-R motorcycle was stolen.

PLUMTREE DR., 3400 block, 5:47 p.m. Sept. 28. A Dodge Ram was stolen.

Jessup Area

ROBBERIES

POCOMOKE DR., 7800 block, 11:15 p.m. Sept. 27. A male hid in a fast-food restaurant's bathroom until closing, then approached several employees, pulled out a handgun and took cash from a safe and registers.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

ASSATEAGUE DR., 7300 block, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24 to 7:30 a.m. Sept. 27. Two laptop computers were stolen from a business entered by breaking a front door glass.

CEDAR AVE., 7300 block, 2:35-2:40 a.m. Sept. 23. A restaurant entered by smashing a front door glass was ransacked. An interior office was also damaged. Nothing was reported stolen.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

TARBAY DR., 7900 block, 1:30 p.m. Sept. 26 to 4 a.m. Sept. 27. A white 2001 Freightliner step van was stolen.

Laurel Area

ROBBERIES

MOONSHINE HOLLOW, 9000 block, 10:20 p.m. Sept. 25. Two males forced a driver out of a vehicle while stopped at an intersection and drove off with the vehicle.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

ROUTE 1, 10100 block, 2 to 4:23 p.m. Sept. 25. A bike was stolen from a storage shed.

Savage Area

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

RIVER ISLAND DR., 8900 block, 6:51 a.m. Sept. 26. A motorcycle was stolen.

Woodbine Area

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

FLORENCE RD., 2900 block, 2 a.m. to 5:20 p.m. Sept. 24. CDs were stolen from a residence entered by forcing a rear door.

HIPSLEY MILL RD., 3500 block, 10:30 p.m. Sept. 26 to 6:20 a.m. Sept. 27. Cash, credit cards, a purse and electrical equipment were stolen from a residence entered through a garage back door.

-- Compiled by LINDA JAMES