This roundup of crime briefs from around the area isn't meant to be a comprehensive compilation of Maryland crime news, but a snapshot of some of the newsworthy incidents from across our region.
Here's a look at some of the crime that's happened recently in our coverage area:
A 16-year-old Odenton resident said he was trying to avoid a punch when he stabbed someone who invaded his home on July 10, court documents said.
Three Florida residents were arrested in Harford County on charges of theft and identity fraud. They're allegedly members of the Felony Lane Gang, police said.