* Ellicott City: 10100 block of Old Frederick Road: A burglar entered a home through a front bedroom window and stole a videocassette recorder and microwave Thursday, police said.
3100 block of Pine Orchard Lane: Jewelry was reported stolen from a home Thursday, but police said there was no sign of forced entry.
4600 block of Beechwood Road: A camera, a stereo and a television were stolen from a home Thursday, but police said there was no sign of forced entry.
4600 block of Ilchester Road: A burglar broke a home's rear sliding glass door and took two chain saws late Thursday afternoon, police said.
5000 block of Ilchester Road: Residents saw a person cut a lock of a home's gate and steal a 1991 Chevrolet S-10 truck with Maryland tags 205 065 Thursday night. Police said the suspect was described as a white male, 16 or 17 years old, about 5 feet 10 inches, weighing 135 pounds with a baseball hat, white T-shirt and black shorts.