The following is compiled from police reports. The Howard County Times includes descriptions of perpetrators only when the description makes identification possible.
Clarksville Pike, 10000 block, 11:22 a.m. Oct. 26. While running around Centennial Park, victim observed man two feet off trail in woods. Man was exposing himself. When questioned by victim, suspect ran off.
Skipton Drive, 6400 block, between 9:30 a.m. and 4:50 p.m. Oct. 28. Entry gained to home by breaking window next to front door and unlocking door. Master bedroom was ransacked. Jewelry taken.
Race Road, 5700 block, between 6:45 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. Oct. 28. Victim returned home and found front door unlocked. Entry gained by breaking side door window pane and unlocking door. Three handguns missing, as well as safe containing ammunition and jewelry. Three handguns found inside bag on front lawn.
Old Washington Road, 6100 block, 3:50 p.m. Oct. 27. Officers responding to alarm call discovered padlocked door to Norbel School building had been pried open and glass section of door broken. Unknown if entry was made.
Kingswood Court, 9500 block, between 11:30 p.m. Oct. 26 and 1:30 a.m. Oct. 27. Entry gained to garage via open door. Two vehicles entered. Both vehicles searched. Keys to one vehicle stolen.
Auto Drive, 12400 block, 2:05 p.m. Oct. 22. Silver 2009 Toyota Venza stolen.
Marriottsville Road, 2000 block, 2:56 a.m. Oct. 26. While making area checks of construction site, officer located unoccupied truck. Man located hiding under tarp. Nearby shed containing copper, which was secure at close of business, found open. Further checks resulted in discovery of second man. Alfred Omante, 30, of Baltimore, charged with fourth-degree burglary and trespassing. Arnold Lee Bowman Jr., 42, of Baltimore, charged with second- and fourth-degree burglary, trespassing, theft and malicious destruction of property.
If you have any further information about these crimes, call Howard County police at 410-313-2200.