* Ellicott City: 8300 block Church Lane Road: Someone tried to enter a home by tampering with a rear door lock Friday, but police said there was no entry.
8700 block of Town and Country Blvd.: A home's door knob was damaged Sunday, but police said there was no entry.
8200 block of Glen Mar Drive: A bike was stolen from a home's open garage between June 13 and July 1, police said.
5400 block of Kerger Road: Burglars kicked open a home's front door and took tools, jewelry and cash Friday. Police said neighbors reported seeing a white female in her late 20s with a 6-foot-1 white male, also in his late 20s, with dark brown hair and a medium build. The two were seen in a small to midsize blue car, police said.
* Elkridge: 4900 block of Landing Road: A stereo and videocassette recorder were taken after a burglar kicked open a home's front door Saturday. Police said the intruder pulled an alarm off a wall in an attempt to silence it.