Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Howard County.
Long Reach: A vandal entered a vacant dwelling in the 9300 block of Indian Camp Road on Wednesday by breaking a window and poured glue on the living room carpet.
Oakland Mills: Someone entered a business in the 5500 block of Twin Knolls Road on Wednesday, apparently using a key, and stole computer software valued at $1,500.
Kings Contrivance: An intruder entered a business in the 8900 block of Broken Land Parkway on Wednesday by prying open the front door. A file cabinet was jarred open and $3,600 taken.
Oakland Mills: A juvenile said he was approached by five to seven older males in the 9600 block of Basket Ring Road on Tuesday and robbed of a radio, a ring and a 20-inch gold chain.
Long Reach: A juvenile said he was threatened by a knife-wielding man and robbed of his $5 yo-yo in the 5900 block of Tamar Drive on Wednesday.
Kings Contrivance: An intruder entered an apartment in the 7200 block of Eden Brook Drive on Saturday and stole a box containing $3,000 worth of baseball cards.
River Hill: Four people entered an unlocked home in the 4100 block of Ten Oaks Road on Wednesday, confronted a juvenile and stole $110. The victim told police he knew three of the intruders.
Harper's Choice: A man approached a car parked on a lot in the 5400 block of Harpers Farm Road on Tuesday, leaned into the vehicle and demanded money from a woman at the wheel. She honked the horn, and the man fled.
Wilde Lake: A prowler entered a home in the 5200 block of Beavertrail Court on Sunday through a laundry room door and stole a purse from a kitchen table. The purse was found the same day in the 5700 block of Darvel Circle.
Harper's Choice: A thief entered a business in the 5400 block of Harpers Farm Road on Thursday and stole a carton of cigarettes.
North Laurel: Seven trespassers entered a vacant apartment in the 9200 block of Livery Lane on Wednesday and held a party. All were arrested after the apartment management alerted police.
Boka Valley: A thief ransacked an unlocked home in the 1800 block of Boka Valley Court on Wednesday and stole $10,500 worth of jewelry.
Pub Date: 2/21/99