Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Anne Arundel County.
Armed robbery: Two men robbed a Baltimore man at knifepoint Thursday in the 100 block of Warwickshire Lane in Glen Burnie. The men held knives to the victim's back and throat and demanded money and other items. They stole cash and the man's cell phone.
Theft: A woman's purse and her car were stolen Monday outside Marley Station mall. The victim was outside the mall when three women came up to her and one of them snatched her purse. The victim ran inside the mall and called police. When she went back outside she noticed that her car was missing. She told police that the car keys were in the purse.
Drug violation: Police arrested James Mitchell, 41, of Knoxville, Tenn., and Freddie Covington, 42, of Philadelphia, Tenn., after they attempted to purchase crack cocaine worth $140 during an undercover police operation near Copeland Street on June 3.
Robbery: A newspaper delivery man was robbed at gunpoint early Monday near Long Point Mall in Pasadena. The victim was sitting on the back of his truck when a man with a gun approached and demanded money. The victim handed the man the money in his wallet.
Property destruction: A 14-year-old boy was charged with malicious burning of property and destruction of property after someone set fire to a toilet paper roll at MacArthur Middle School in Fort Meade on Monday. The fire filled a second-floor boys bathroom with smoke, but did not spread. Police are looking for a second suspect.
Theft: A diamond engagement ring and diamond chip wedding band owned by a Laurel woman were stolen from a dressing room counter at Ann Taylor Loft in Arundel Mills on May 17. The incident was reported to the police Tuesday.
Theft: A diamond tennis bracelet was stolen from a Crofton home Tuesday.
Tobacco violations: Anne Arundel County police issued civil citations to Spencer P. Mahoney of the Paceway Convenience Store in Crofton and a 17-year-old employee of a CVS drugstore in Crofton for selling cigarettes to minors Monday. Police employed a 16-year-old girl to check compliance at nine Crofton stores.