The following were among incidents recently reported by the Howard County Police Department. For more information, call 410-313-2236.
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FORELAND GARTH, 6000 block, 3:38 p.m. Sept. 20. Several males robbed two people of cash at knifepoint.
CRADLEROCK FARM CT., 7000 block, 7:10 a.m. to 1:12 p.m. Sept. 14. Video-game equipment was stolen from a residence entered through a basement door.
ELIOTS OAK RD., 5400 block, 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 14. Video-game equipment, games and shoes were stolen from an apartment entered by cutting a window screen.
HIGH TIDE CT., 5400 block, 7:47 p.m. Sept. 20. Video-game equipment was stolen from a residence.
LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY., 10400 block, 4:24 p.m. Sept. 16. Employees who saw two people trying to break into the facility they worked at were able to detain the intruders. Two juveniles were arrested.
LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY., 11500 block, Sept. 15 to 7 a.m. Sept. 16. A wallet and a laptop were stolen from a residence entered through an unlocked door.
MORNING LIGHT TRAIL, 7100 block, 5 p.m. Sept. 15 to 9:30 a.m. Sept. 17. Two minibikes were stolen from an open residential garage.
NEW COUNTRY LANE, 11900 block, 9 a.m. Sept. 16 to 2 a.m. Sept. 17. A laptop was stolen from a residence entered through an unlocked rear sliding door.
OAKLAND MILLS RD., 7200 block, 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 16. A residence was entered by forcing a front door open. Nothing was reported missing.
PERFECT HOUR, 9200 block, 7 to 11 p.m. Sept. 17. Two bikes were stolen from an open residential garage.
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS
COLUMBIA RD., 5600 block, 5:43 a.m. Sept. 16. A black Honda Civic was stolen.
GERWIG LANE, 9500 block, 4 p.m. Sept. 16. A white 2002 Chevrolet Cargo was stolen.
GERWIG LANE, 9600 block, 10:04 a.m. Sept. 19. A red 1999 Ford F-350 truck was stolen.
JERRY'S DR., 6100 block, 8:39 p.m. Sept. 16. A red 2003 Dodge Ram was stolen.
SHADOWSHAPE PL., 6300 block, 6:05 a.m. Sept. 14. A 2005 Honda Accord was stolen.
HANOVER RD., 6300 block, 7:45 a.m. Sept. 20. A candy vending machine was stolen from a business entered by throwing a rock through a front door.
MAIN ST., 5700 block, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18 to 7:30 a.m. Sept. 19. Power tools and cash were stolen from a business entered by forcing a door open with a crowbar.
OLD WASHINGTON RD., 6200 block, 8 p.m. Sept. 14 to 6:30 a.m. Sept. 15. A shed was entered. Nothing was reported missing.
WASHINGTON BLVD., 6800 block, 2 p.m. Sept. 15 to 6:45 a.m. Sept. 16. Tools were stolen from storage containers and trailers at a business.
Ellicott City Area
KAISER DR., 3200 block, 12:03 Sept. 19. Residents were awakened by a male trying to steal cash. After a struggle, the intruder dropped the cash and fled.
BALTIMORE NATIONAL PIKE, 10000 block, 6 p.m. Sept. 19 to 6:55 a.m. Sept. 20. Cash was stolen from a business.
GREEN CLOVER DR., 10100 block, 3 p.m. Sept. 15 to 3 p.m. Sept. 19. An attempt was made to enter a residence by forcing a window screen from a shed and forcing a door lock open.
HALCYON CT., 3200 block, 8:30 p.m. Sept. 13 to 8 a.m. Sept. 14. A camera, a laptop and credit cards were stolen from a residence entered through an unlocked back door.
HIGH CASTLE RD., 8000 block, 5 p.m. Sept. 16 to 9 a.m. Sept. 17. A refrigerator was stolen from a house under construction.
TRIADELPHIA RD., 14400 block, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 16 to 7 a.m. Sept. 17. A TV, a DVD player, a computer, a cordless phone and a box of tools were stolen from a construction site trailer entered by force.
ROXBURY RD., 14900 block, 4 p.m. Sept. 18. A TV was stolen from a residence entered by smashing a rear window.
WASHINGTON BLVD., 8000 block, 4:49 a.m. Sept. 17. An acquaintance entered a hotel room and robbed a person of cash.
SMITHFIELD PL., 8700 block, 7:10 a.m. to 1:12 p.m. Sept. 14. Video-game equipment was stolen from a residence entered by forcing a basement window.
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS
ASSATEAGUE DR., 7400 block, 10:19 a.m. Sept. 16. A 53-foot utility trailer was stolen.
WATERLOO RD., 7700 block, 3:27 a.m. Sept. 21. A green Isuzu Rodeo was stolen.
HUNTING LANE, 10700 block, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 15. Cigarettes were stolen from a business entered by force.
STEBBING WAY, 9000 block, 11:55 a.m. Sept. 16. A male sleeping in the office of an apartment complex fled when confronted. A man, 36, was arrested.
WASHINGTON BLVD., 10000 block, 12:55 a.m. Sept. 19. An attempt was made to enter a business. Two males, ages 18 and 45, were arrested.
WHISKEY RUN, 9900 block, 3:47 p.m. Sept. 17. Pool furniture was stolen from a neighborhood pool entered by climbing over a surrounding fence. An 11-year-old boy was arrested.
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS
ASSATEAGUE DR., 7400 block, 1:06 a.m. Sept. 15. A white 2004 Volvo tractor and a white 2002 trailer were stolen.
RUTH AVE., unit block, 8 p.m. Sept. 17 to 1 p.m. Sept. 18. A red 1989 Mercury Cougar was stolen.
-- Compiled by LINDA JAMES