Throughout the day, the Anne Arundel County Police Homicide Unit worked diligently and in conjunction with several facets of the entire police department on the attempted murder of an on-duty Anne Arundel County Police officer. Homicide detectives interviewed witnesses and examined numerous pieces of evidence as part of this investigation. As evidence was pieced together from the crime scene and evidence secured from search warrants a person of interest was identified in the crime.
The person of interest was located at approximately 9:00 a.m. in the 1800 block of Meade Village Circle, Severn, Maryland. He was transported to the Criminal Investigation Division without incident. Through investigative means, the person of interest was identified as the suspect who shot the officer.
The suspect was identified as Colvin Lamar White, 30 of the 1600 block of Clay Hill Road, Annapolis, Maryland. In working in conjunction with the Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney’s Office, Detective Jason Dipietro charged White with Attempted First Degree Murder, Attempted Second Degree Murder, Use of a Firearm in Felony/Violent Crime, Handgun on Person, Regulated Firearm/Illegal Possession, Conspiracy to Commit Robbery, and Conspiracy to Commit Armed Robbery. White is currently being held at the Anne Arundel County Detention Center on a No Bond status.
Due to the rapidly evolving investigation the information is limited as to what can be released at this time. As more information is available for release the information will be disseminated at the appropriate time.
As the investigation continues to unfold the Anne Arundel County Police Department urges anyone with information on the Attempted Murder of the Anne Arundel County Police Officer to contact Detective Jason Dipietro of the Homicide Unit at 410-222-3415 or the Tip Line at 410-222-4700. You can also contact Metro Crime Stoppers with any information also.
“My primary focus has been the health and well-being of our officer,” said Anne Arundel County Chief of Police Timothy Altomare. “It was a cowardly act and I am proud of the men and women of this agency for coming together to identify and charge the person responsible.”