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County police, officials participate in White House program on community policing

County police, officials participate in White House program on community policing

| August 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

This week Anne Arundel County Police Chief Tim Altomare, Schuh Administration officials, and community leaders from across the county joined Obama Senior Administration officials in a national conversation on police-community relations.  “Engaging with the community is crucial to ensuring we keep people safe in any jurisdiction,” said Police Chief Tim Altomare. “It was important for […]

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Annapolis police arrest local man on child porn charges

Annapolis police arrest local man on child porn charges

| July 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

 On Tuesday, July 27th detectives seized a computer after being notified it stored possible child pornography. Detectives located several images which led to the issuance of a search and seizure warrant for the suspect’s home. On Wednesday, July 28th detectives executed the search and seizure warrant at the home of Paul Holland, 57, in the […]

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Annapolis Police to celebrate National Night Out on August 4th

Annapolis Police to celebrate National Night Out on August 4th

| July 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

National Night Out (NNO) celebrations are held each year to bring communities together to support crime prevention and education.  NNO helps communities prevent crime by strengthening police-community partnerships and neighborhood spirit.  NNO sends a message to criminals that the community is organized and fighting back against crime.  The Annapolis Police Department is hosting a National […]

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Missing teen’s body recovered in Severna Park

Missing teen’s body recovered in Severna Park

| July 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has completed the autopsy on remains recovered in Severna Park last night. It was approximately 7:00 p.m. when officers found a decomposing body in the area of the 200 block of Riverdale Road.  The remains have been positively identified via dental records as Mr. Dominic Anthony Tipton a missing person. […]

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Rape reported in Annapolis, police decline to release report or information

Rape reported in Annapolis, police decline to release report or information

| July 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

UPDATE:  In talking with someone close to the investigation, the Annapolis City Police drove the victim to Mercy Medical directly knowing that the Rape Kits were not available at AAMC. UPDATE: Anne Arundel Medical Center has advised that in order to administer a Rape Kit, it must be done by a Forensic Nurse Examiner. It […]

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Annapolis Police arrest three for armed robbery

Annapolis Police arrest three for armed robbery

| July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, July 18th at 11:58 p.m. officers responded to the 1000 block of Eaglewood Road for a report of an armed robbery that just occurred.  Officers located a vehicle leaving the area and stopped it. Three suspects, Adir Mahmutagic, 22, Damir Mahmutagic, 19, and Matthew Colon Mejias, 17, were arrested.  They are all from Bowie, MD. […]

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Annapolis Police announce new neighborhood enhancement team

Annapolis Police announce new neighborhood enhancement team

| July 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Police Department has established its third Neighborhood Enhancement Team (NET) within the City of Annapolis. The new team will be assigned to the Clay and West Street corridors. “Our officers have continued to reduce crime in the City,” said Chief Michael Pristoop. “Establishing and expanding the Neighborhood Enhancement Team is the next step […]

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Anne Arundel States Attorney sends two heroin dealers to prison

Anne Arundel States Attorney sends two heroin dealers to prison

| July 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced that two heroin dealers are off of Anne Arundel County streets. Both defendants were sentenced this week in the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court. “Heroin dealers are a clear and present enemy to our children, our citizens, and our safe streets; we are committed to combating this […]

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Anne Arundel Police investigating probable homicide in Odenton

Anne Arundel Police investigating probable homicide in Odenton

| July 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

On July 10, 2015 at approximately 3:50 a.m., the Anne Arundel County Police Western District responded to the area of Winer Rd. and Bruce Ave. for a report of an injured person laying the roadway unresponsive. Upon arrival, officers and paramedics located the person, an adult male, who was pronounced deceased at the scene. The […]

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Anne Arundel Police make arrest in Glen Burnie Murder

Anne Arundel Police make arrest in Glen Burnie Murder

| July 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

On Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at approximately 7:21 p.m., the Anne Arundel County Police Department responded to the area of Whitmore Court and Shelly Road for a stabbing. Upon arrival, police located the victim who was suffering from apparent trauma. The Fire Department arrived on scene and transported the victim to the University of Maryland […]

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Anne Arundel Police warn of imposter

Anne Arundel Police warn of imposter

| July 7, 2015 | 1 Comment

On July 4th, 2015, at 0216 hours, Anne Arundel County Eastern District Bureau of Patrol police officers responded to a police impersonation call in the area of Crain Highway South near Green Branch Drive in Glen Burnie, MD. Upon arrival, officers spoke with a complainant who stated at approximately 1 a.m., they were stopped by […]

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Anne Arundel County Police make arrest in Lothian murder of Churchton man

Anne Arundel County Police make arrest in Lothian murder of Churchton man

| July 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

This is an update to a prior story: The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled the cause of death of Joseph “Joey” Gibbons as multiple gunshot wounds and the manner homicide. The Anne Arundel County Police Homicide Unit along with several other facets of the police department (Evidence Collection Unit, District Detective Unit, and […]

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Sandra McClary charged with neglect after abandoning infant on side of road

Sandra McClary charged with neglect after abandoning infant on side of road

| July 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

This is an update to a story previously published. On July 5, 2015 at approximately 10:00 a.m., the Anne Arundel County Police Department Communications Section received a call from a woman claiming to be the mother of the abandoned child. The woman advised that the infant’s father was supposed to have the child. She further […]

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Baby abandoned on Pasadena road

Baby abandoned on Pasadena road

| July 5, 2015 | 2 Comments

UPDATE: #Pasadena | BREAKING NEWS | A woman has come forward claiming to be the mother of the child found in Pasadena last night… Posted by Anne Arundel 1st Alert on Sunday, July 5, 2015 On July 4th 2015 at 2343 hours, Eastern District Officers responded to the 900 block of Druid Hill Ave Pasadena MD, […]

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Anne Arundel police investigating Lothian murder of Churchton man

Anne Arundel police investigating Lothian murder of Churchton man

| July 4, 2015 | 2 Comments

On Friday, July 3, 2015 at approximately 9:22 p.m., the Anne Arundel County Police Department responded to a wooded area near the intersection of Margarita Street and Tequila Straight Drive, Lothian, Maryland for a sick/injured subject. Upon arrival officers located an unresponsive adult male lying on a path. Fire Department personnel arrived on scene and […]

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Man found shot multiple times in Annapolis

Man found shot multiple times in Annapolis

| June 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Police and EMS discovered a 39 year-old man who had been shot multiple times in the parking lot of the 1800 block of Copeland Street in Annapolis. Anne Arundel 1st Alert is reporting that he was initially transported to Anne Arundel Medical Center for treatment but subsequently transferred to shock-trauma due to the severity of […]

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Schuh cuts ribbon on new police station

Schuh cuts ribbon on new police station

| June 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

County Executive Steve Schuh, along with Police Chief Tim Altomare, States Attorney Wes Adams, Councilman Derek Fink and Pete Smith and state officials, cut the ribbon on the Anne Arundel County Police Department’s new Eastern District Police Station in Pasadena this morning. “This $9 million, new Eastern District Police Station will provide a first class […]

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Anne Arundel County Police promotes 4 officers

Anne Arundel County Police promotes 4 officers

| June 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

Chief of Police Timothy J. Altomare has announced the following promotions which took effect on Friday, June 5, 2015 at 10:00 AM. The following individuals will be promoted on June 5, 2015 to the ranks indicated below. Lieutenant Katherine Goodwin #1133, a 21 year veteran of the Anne Arundel County Police Department, will be promoted to the […]

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Man shot this morning on Bens Drive in Annapolis

Man shot this morning on Bens Drive in Annapolis

| June 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, June 13th at 1:39am officers responded to the unit block of Bens Drive for a report of a man shot outside an apartment building.  Officers arrived and located the victim, William Saunders, 26, of Annapolis.  William Saunders was shot once in the torso and was transported to Baltimore Shock Trauma by helicopter.  He […]

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Annapolis police charge man in Shell gas station shooting

Annapolis police charge man in Shell gas station shooting

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

On 06/11 Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Demonte Smith, 21, of Annapolis charging him with the shooting that occurred on 06/05 at the Bay Ridge Shell gas station at 2232 Bay Ridge Av.  On 06/05 at 5:01pm officers received a call for shots fired and did not locate a victim.  At 6:50pm the Calvert […]

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Jury finds Glen Burnie man guilty in 2014 attempted murder case

Jury finds Glen Burnie man guilty in 2014 attempted murder case

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced today announced that 23-year-old Ronnie Rashid Downs was found guilty by and Anne Arundel County jury today of attempted second degree murder in the double shooting of 26-year-old Reginald Butler and 25-year-old Reno Green, as well as first and second degree assault, reckless endangerment, use of a […]

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Odenton man arrested on cockfighting charges

Odenton man arrested on cockfighting charges

| June 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

In early May, a complaint was received by Anne Arundel County Animal Control regarding a location being used to house and / or fight gamecocks (roosters). An investigation was conducted by the Vice Unit and Animal Control officers focusing on the below listed suspect and his residence in the 1200 block of Patuxent Road, Odenton, MD […]

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