A resident returned home to his house in the unit block of Normal Terrace in Towson at 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 31 to find an unfamiliar black van parked outside and the basement door open, police reports state. On the stairs to the second floor, the resident confronted an intruder carrying the resident's bookbag, the reports state. The intruder put down the bookbag in the kitchen and fled. Nothing was reported stolen although the resident found his laptop and computer dumped on the bed and his wife's clothing on the floor, the reports state. The intruder was arrested and charged with burglary, destruction of property, theft and attempted theft, according to police.