The following were among incidents recently reported by the Howard County Police Department. For more information, call 410-313-2236.
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RIVER RUN, 6400 block, June 8. A motorist in a blue pickup truck loaded with construction equipment exposed himself to a female near a neighborhood pool.
CHAPEL CHASE DR., 12700 block, 8:30 a.m. to 6:20 p.m. June 9. Several weapons, a TV, digital cameras, DVDs and cash were stolen from a residence entered by breaking a front window with a rock.
WAKE FOREST RD., 12300 block, 5:45 to 7 p.m. June 10. A business was entered by forcing a rear window. Nothing was reported missing.
FORELAND GARTH, 6000 block, 8:09 p.m. June 13. Four males approached a male, implied they had a weapon, and assaulted and robbed him of cash.
HARPERS FARM RD., 5900 block, 5:54 a.m. June 10. A male approached someone in a vehicle in a parking lot, broke a vehicle window and robbed the victim of cash. The robber fled on foot.
STANFORD BLVD., 8900 block, 8:40 a.m. June 8. An employee responding to a knock on the back door of a restaurant was confronted by a male with a handgun. The assailant demanded cash but fled empty-handed.
STERRETT PL., 5500 block, 1:19 a.m. June 14. Two males attacked a pedestrian, who then fled to safety in a nearby restaurant.
TAMAR DR., 8900 block, 6:23 p.m. June 11. A male tried to grab a purse from the shoulder of a female in the stairwell of a building. She resisted, and he fled empty-handed in a white pickup truck.
LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY., 10300 block, 4:17 p.m. June 11. A mother and her child saw a male with his pants down in bushes near a movie theater.
AIRYBRINK LANE, 8700 block, 10 to 11 p.m. June 10. A residence was entered through a rear window. Nothing was reported missing.
CROSS FOX LANE, 10500 block, 2:30 to 6 p.m. June 7. A tape measure and an extension ladder were stolen from a vacant condominium.
CROSS FOX LANE, 10500 block, 7 p.m. June 8 to 7 p.m. June 9. A vacant house was entered by breaking a first-floor bedroom window. Nothing was reported missing.
GREEN MOUNTAIN CIR., 10400 block, 7:30 p.m. June 9 to 10:31 a.m. June 10. A computer monitor and a keyboard were stolen from a neighborhood pool.
HYLA BROOK RD., 10100 block, noon May 29 to 4:43 p.m. June 1. A shed attached to the back porch of a residence was forced open. Nothing was reported missing.
KNIGHTHOOD LANE, 6900 block, 2:30 to 6 p.m. June 7. A DVD player and a video-game set were stolen from a residence entered by breaking a rear sliding-glass door with a piece of concrete.
MARBLE FAUN LANE, 10500 block, 10:14 p.m. June 9. An unlocked door at a neighborhood center was opened by force. Nothing was reported missing.
MARBLE FAUN LANE, 10500 block, 8 p.m. June 11 to 9:30 a.m. June 12. A CD player was stolen from a neighborhood pool building entered by forcing a pool door open and then cutting a hole through drywall.
MENDENHALL CT., 9000 block, 5 p.m. June 10 to 6:30 a.m. June 13. A laptop computer was stolen from a business.
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS
HARPERS FARM RD., 5400 block, 7 p.m. June 11 to 10:06 a.m. June 12. A blue 1988 Volvo was stolen.
OVERHEART LANE, 6500 block, 5 p.m. June 9 to 8:45 a.m. June 10. A green 1995 Dodge Caravan was stolen.
MOUND STREET AND ANDERSON AVENUE, 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. June 10. A vehicle operated by a male stopped near two pedestrians. A passenger got out of the vehicle and asked for cash. One of the victims tried to flee and was assaulted and robbed of cash.
ALTFORD CT., 7100 block, June 6 to 9:21 p.m. June 10. A pressure washer and a set of golf clubs were stolen from an open residential garage.
ATHOL AVE., 6600 block, 5:11 p.m. June 13. Weapons and cash were stolen from a residence.
ATHOL AVE., 6700 block, 2 to 5:30 p.m. June 10. A residence was entered by kicking in a basement door. Nothing was reported missing.
ELK FOREST CT., 5900 block, 7:30 p.m. June 8 to 6:45 p.m. June 9. A gas-powered blower was stolen from a shed entered by forcing a door.
ELK FOREST CT., 5900 block, 8 p.m. June 8 to 4:30 p.m. June 9. Power tools were stolen from a shed entered by forcing a door lock.
ELK FOREST CT., 5900 block, 9 p.m. June 8 to 5 a.m. June 9. A ratchet set was stolen from a shed entered by forcing a door.
HANOVER RD., 6500 block, 11:46 a.m. June 10. Tools were stolen from a residential garage.
OLD LAWYERS HILL RD., 6000 block, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 8. A gas-powered blower and a chain saw were stolen from a shed entered by forcing a shed door.
WOODBURN AVE., 6400 block, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 10. Coins were stolen from a bank at a residence entered by breaking a basement window.
Ellicott City Area
MAIN ST., 8300 block, 1:04 a.m. June 9. Several people, including police, saw a man standing in a parking lot with his pants down. A 23-year-old man was arrested.
BALTIMORE NATIONAL PIKE, 9200 block, 8:04 a.m. June 11. An attempt was made to enter a business by forcing a front-door lock.
BETHANY LANE, 3200 block, 1:01 a.m. June 10. An attempt was made to enter a business by damaging glass in a front door.
HORSESHOE RD., 8500 block, 6:54 a.m. June 13. A residential garage was entered by force. Nothing was reported missing.
RIDGE RD., 10000 block, 11:10 p.m. June 10. Cash was stolen from an open cash register at a business entered by forcing a front door.
SONIA TRAIL, 3300 block, 12:01 to 2:30 a.m. June 12. A DVD/CD player was stolen from a residence entered through a basement sliding-glass door.
PINDELL SCHOOL RD., 6900 block, 8:30 a.m. to 6:20 p.m. June 10. A plasma TV, a digital camera, video-game equipment, three flat-screen monitors, a watch, and three boxes of cigars were stolen from a residence entered by forcing a back door.
SCAGGSVILLE RD., 11400 block, 5:50 a.m. June 13. An attempt was made to enter a construction-site building by breaking a window. Nothing was reported missing.
SCAGGSVILLE RD., 11700 block, 9:45 p.m. June 12 to 8 a.m. June 13. A church was entered through an open side door. Nothing was reported missing.
SCAGGSVILLE RD., 11800 block, 5:45 p.m. June 8 to 9 a.m. June 13. A stereo system and candy were stolen from several offices at a building entered by smashing a side window. An attempt was made to enter an adjacent business through the ceiling.
SCAGGSVILLE RD., 11800 block, 6 p.m. June 10 to 11 a.m. June 11. Cash was stolen from a business entered by forcing a front door.
SCAGGSVILLE RD., 11800 block, 10:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. June 13. Cash and prescription drugs were stolen from a business entered through a second-story window.
GUILFORD RD., 9900 block, 8 p.m. June 7 to 6:15 a.m. June 8. A yellow-and-blue 1968 Suzuki all-terrain vehicle was stolen from a basement at a residence entered by forcing a lock on the basement door.
SMITHFIELD PL., 8700 block, 8 p.m. June 7 to 6:30 a.m. June 8. An attempt was made to steal a motorcycle from a shed by forcing a lock.
WASHINGTON BLVD., 8200 block, June 6 to June 9. A TV/VCR and other property were stolen from a mobile home parked on a storage lot entered by cutting a hole in a surrounding fence.
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS
WASHINGTON BLVD., 7400 block, 6 to 10:19 a.m. June 10. A gray 1988 Honda Accord was stolen.
WASHINGTON BLVD., 7500 block, 8:01 a.m. June 12. An attempt was made to steal a 1999 Dodge.
WATERLOO RD., 7-8:45 a.m. June 16. A truck tractor was reported stolen. A satellite locator device in the truck led police to a truck stop in the area. A Delaware man, 42, and a Baltimore man, 52, were charged with auto theft, possession of suspected crack cocaine and related counts. One of the men had an open warrant from Delaware.
BARREL HOUSE RD., 9600 block, 4:45 to 6 p.m. June 13. Video-game equipment and games were stolen from an apartment entered through an unlocked front door.
OLD COLUMBIA RD., 8300 block, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. June 13. Clothes, CDs, coins and food were stolen from a residence. A pickup truck was also stolen.
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS
MAIER RD., 9000 block, 2:38 a.m. June 13. An attempt was made to steal a 1998 Ford.
FOUNDRY STREET AND GORMAN ROAD, 10:18 a.m. June 9. Two males exposing themselves on a trail fled when confronted.
FREDERICK RD., 15400 block, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 13. Cigarettes, cash and lottery tickets were stolen from a restaurant entered by breaking glass in a rear door.
FREDERICK RD., 15800 block, 12:45 to 12:55 a.m. June 12. Police responding to a report of a suspicious van driving in the area of several recent attempted burglaries stopped the vehicle and arrested a 46-year-old man on unrelated charges. He was later linked to one of the burglaries in the area.
FREDERICK RD., 16100 block, 7:30 p.m. June 10 to 8:30 a.m. June 11. A business was entered by forcing a front door. Nothing was reported missing.
LISBON CENTER DR., 700 block, 11 p.m. to midnight June 11. An attempt was made to enter a business through a rear door.
LISBON CENTER DR., 700 block, 12:57 a.m. June 12. An attempt was made to enter a business by forcing a rear door.
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS
OLD WATERLOO RD., 6800 block, 5:52 a.m. June 13. A white Acura was stolen.
-- Compiled by LINDA JAMES