Police say someone entered a home on the 6400 block of Anderson Avenue on Feb. 1 between 1 and 7 p.m. by kicking in a back door. Jewelry and silver flatware were reported stolen.
According to Howard County Police, a man entered a home on the 7400 block of Setting Sun Way on Feb. 2 at about 7:45 p.m. through an unlocked door. The resident asked the man to leave several times, police said, and he eventually did. Nothing was reported stolen. Police later received a call from the Corner Stable Restaurant on the 8600 block of Guilford Road for a man who was taking his clothes off and urinating. The description matched that of the man from the Setting Sun Way. The 25-year-old Columbia man was arrested and charged with burglary, indecent exposure and disorderly conduct.
A man had just withdrawn money at an ATM and was getting out of his car on the 9000 block of Canterbury Riding on Feb. 4 at about 1:30 a.m. when he was approached by a man who displayed a silver revolver, according to police. The robber demanded money and the victim complied, according to police. The robber fled.
Police describe the robber as a 6-feet-tall man, carrying a revolver. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and a black ski mask.
An employee of PCS Concrete on the 10900 block of Guilford Road was responding to an alarm on Feb. 2 at about 9:40 p.m. when he saw that the chain to the gate had been cut and noticed tire tracks in the snow, according to police. A vehicle had been driven onto the property and stopped near the diesel fuel pumps, police said, but the pumps had not been tampered with. Police said the driver may have been scared off by the alarm, which was audible in the parking lot.
Vehicle theft attempt
Someone tried to steal a motorcycle from the 8100 block of Washington Boulevard on Feb. 1 at about 10:45 p.m.