The following is compiled from police reports. The Howard County Times includes descriptions of perpetrators only when the description makes identification possible.
Daylong Lane, 6100 block, 11:17 a.m. Sept. 27. Man exposed himself to victim at Columbia Gym.
In other news from the Crime Log:
Doncaster Drive, 4600 block, between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sept. 27. Victim returned home and found several pieces of jewelry and silverware missing. Back door left unlocked.
Beaver Run Court, 4900 block, 11:45 p.m. Sept. 26. Victim was completing money count when assailant, armed with handgun, ran through front door and vaulted over counter. Assailant removed money from safe and cash drawer, jumped back over counter and fled through main entrance.
Normandy Woods, 3100 block, between 6 a.m. Sept. 23 and 2 p.m. Sept. 26. Victim returned home and found front door unsecured. No signs of forced entry. Two flat-screen TVs stolen. Victim noticed vehicle had been moved from original parking spot to another part of lot.
River Hill Road, 9100 block, 3 a.m. Sept. 27. Intruder broke into storage shed but was unable to start ATV. Entered garage at different residence in same block and stole battery charger to get ATV started. James Albert Keith, 18, of the 9200 block of Grant Avenue in North Laurel, was charged with two counts of unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, third- and fourth-degree burglary, theft and malicious destruction of property.
McKenstry Drive, 8000 block, between 8:30 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. Sept. 30. Entry gained to residence by forcing open the front door. Jewelry and laptop stolen. Neighbor advised last Wednesday a subject knocked on neighbor's door but left when dog barked.
Jones Road, 7900 block, 9:37 p.m. Sept. 29. Taxi driver went to collect fare from passengers in back seat. While attempting to collect fare, victim was struck in head with handgun. Assailants demanded cash and cellphone. Victim surrendered items and iPad mini. Assailants fled on foot.
Fairview Avenue, 9400 block, 5:07 p.m. Sept. 25. Unknown intruder entered house. Two TVs, jewelry and electronic gaming system stolen. No signs of forced entry.
If you have any further information about these crimes, call Howard County police at 410-313-2200.