* Oakland Mills: 5800 block of Thunderhill Road: The lock on a shed next to the Columbia Ice Rink was cut early Wednesday and a generator was stolen. Police said the generator later found in the same block.
6000 block of River Meadows Drive: Someone broke into a home and stole an undetermined amount of money and checks between Oct. 14 and 16, police said.
5300 block of Tanglewood Court: Someone entered a house under construction Monday or Tuesday and stole several appliances.
* Owen Brown: 9300 block of Gerwig Lane: Someone tried to steal a Ford F-250 pick-up truck Monday or Tuesday. Police said someone smashed one of the vehicle's windows and tampered with the steering column.