The following is compiled from Howard County police reports.
Coventry Court Drive, 3300 block, between 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. April 29. Entry gained to residence by prying open basement door. Master bedroom ransacked. Jewelry stolen.
St Johns Lane, 3300 block, 11:19 p.m. April 24. A juvenile male entered an abandoned residence by kicking in the door. While inside the house, the juvenile was confronted by three men wearing dark-colored hoodies and bandannas over their faces. The three men stole the victim's electronic tablet, cell phone and cigarette lighter. The men fled and the victim later called police. Police charged the juvenile with fourth-degree burglary for kicking in the door to the residence.
North Laurel Road, 9000 block, 2:16 a.m. April 28. Two victims stated that as they pulled into a parking spot they were robbed by a masked man carrying a gun. The man stole cash and a wallet from the victims. The victims drove away from the scene and returned 15 minutes later to call police.
If you have any further information about these crimes, call Howard County police at 410-313-2200.