The following is compiled from Howard County police reports. Descriptions of perpetrators are included only when the description makes identification possible.
Winter Rose Path, 7100 block, Jan. 19. Various items stolen from vehicle.
Cloudleap Court, 8700 block, 5:20 a.m. Jan. 18. White Chevrolet G3500 stolen.
Minstrel Way, 7000 block, Jan. 17-18. Tools stolen from vehicle.
Snowden River Parkway, 9500 block, 3:53 p.m. Jan. 16. An employee reported three males with their faces partially covered entered a store, assaulted him and stole cigarettes before fleeing. No serious injuries were reported.
Owen Brown Road and Sunny Spring, 7:46 p.m. Jan. 20. A teenager reported he was approached by a male who assaulted him, threatened him with a machete and stole his bicycle. Police responded and arrested the assailant.
Castle Moor Drive, Columbia Road, Gaither Hunt Lane, Green Mill Way, Hesperus Drive, Jericho Road, Ridermark Row, River Rock Way, Silver Tree Place, Jan. 19-20. Various items stolen from multiple vehicles.
Gaither Hunt Lane, 11000 block, Jan. 19-20. Two vehicle break-ins; unclear if anything stolen.
Lynx Lane, 5400 block, Jan. 19. Wallet stolen from vehicle.
Little Patuxent Parkway, 11300 block, 8:50 p.m. Jan. 18. A man reported he answered a knock at the door of his residence and was Tased by a male who forced his way into the residence. The male then fled through the back door. Nothing was reported stolen. No serious injuries were reported.
Columbia Road, 4900 block, 5:50 a.m. Jan. 18. A resident reported a male was standing outside of a window of her home and exposing himself. The male then fled on foot.
Autumn View Lane, 10000 block, 11:31 a.m. Jan. 15. A teenager reported he was walking in Font Hill Wetlands Park when he was approached by two people, one of whom displayed a handgun and demanded his wallet. The teen fled and nothing was reported stolen.