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Jesup liquor wholesaler indicted along with Glen Burnie man in $9 million fraud scheme

Jesup liquor wholesaler indicted along with Glen Burnie man in $9 million fraud scheme

| May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

UPDATE:  Republic National Distribution Company (RNDC) has issued a statement regarding this.  In part… “RNDC is extremely disappointed to learn that the U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland has chosen to take this action,” stated Tom Cole, President and CEO of RNDC. “We have worked diligently with the U.S. Attorney’s office since first learning […]

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Annapolis Police make arrest in Eastport shooting spree, another suspect still at large

Annapolis Police make arrest in Eastport shooting spree, another suspect still at large

| May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

UPDATE: This is an update to this story. On May 20, 2016 Detectives from the Annapolis Police Department arrested Jeffrey Somerville, 34, of Glen Burnie for his involvement in the shots fired on April 17.  Jeffrey Somerville was arrested at a residence in the 400 block of Hidden Brooke Drive in Glen Burnie.  Somerville was […]

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Annapolis Police to test body cameras

Annapolis Police to test body cameras

| May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

 On the heels of a Federal lawsuit against the Annapolis Police Department alleging unlawful detention, assault and racial slurs by an officer, Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides and Police Chief Michael Pristoop announce that Annapolis Police will implement a body-worn camera (BWC) pilot program for officers in the Department.  Chief Pristoop, who advocated for a BWC program for his officers, had earlier […]

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12-year old mugs 11-year old on Belle Grove Elementary playground

12-year old mugs 11-year old on Belle Grove Elementary playground

| May 11, 2016 | 6 Comments

On May 10, 2016 at approximately 7:22 p.m., officers responded to 300 block of West Arden Road in Baltimore for a report of an assault and attempted robbery of a citizen. Upon arrival, officers met with the 11 year old male victim. The victim reports that he was playing basketball at Belle Grove Elementary School […]

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Police investigate Glen Burnie murder last night, make arrest this morning

Police investigate Glen Burnie murder last night, make arrest this morning

| May 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, May 7, 2016, at approximately 11:30 p.m., officers from the Anne Arundel County Police Department responded for a domestic incident in the 7800 block of Tall Pines Court in Glen Burnie, Maryland. Upon arrival, officers located an apparent crime scene where an assault occurred in the street but no victim(s) could be located. […]

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Know Your Limit with the Annapolis Police Department’s new program

Know Your Limit with the Annapolis Police Department’s new program

| May 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Police Department is beginning a new educational program called Know Your Limit to combat drunk driving.  Officers will offer free breathalyzer tests and distribute literature concerning drunk driving and available alternatives in Annapolis.  The first event is scheduled for Thursday, May 5, Cinco de Mayo, when officers will be located near the Market […]

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Drowning in Waugh Chapel

Drowning in Waugh Chapel

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Shortly after 7pm last night the Anne Arundel County Fire Department was dispatched to 2404 Brandermill Road for a drowning. Fire department dive teams recovered the body of a male from a pond located between the Village of Waugh Chapel and the Waugh Chapel Towne Center. No further information is available, however, Anne Arundel County […]

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MSP chase ends in crash that claims life of innocent motorist

MSP chase ends in crash that claims life of innocent motorist

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

A Baltimore City man who fled an attempted traffic stop yesterday afternoon, driving northbound in the southbound lanes of Aviation Boulevard, crashed into an oncoming vehicle, claiming the life of another motorist. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. Identification of the victim is pending next of kin notification. The accused is identified as […]

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Maryland State Trooper saves life at Annapolis MVA

Maryland State Trooper saves life at Annapolis MVA

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

A Maryland State Trooper assigned to the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division is being commended today. His quick actions may have saved the life of a man, who had a medical emergency yesterday while visiting the Motor Vehicle Administration. Corporal Joe Wilson was on duty as the security officer yesterday at the Annapolis Motor Vehicle Administration, […]

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Anne Arundel cops arrest 2 sets of brothers in separate crimes

Anne Arundel cops arrest 2 sets of brothers in separate crimes

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Two sets of brothers were arrested in two separate incidents in the County. Annapolis On April 27, 2016 at 5:16 p.m., officers stopped to check a vehicle on the shoulder of Route 665 near Route 50. While speaking with the occupants of the vehicle, officers smelled the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. […]

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Daylight armed robbery on Silopanna Road

Daylight armed robbery on Silopanna Road

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

A man was robbed of money when two armed men approached him as he was getting out of his car in the mostly residential neighborhood on Silopanna Road. Armed Robbery – 201600001699 – Unit block of Silopanna Rd – 04/27 at 5:50pm:  The adult male victim was exiting his vehicle when he was approached by […]

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Annapolis Police encourage residents to join Nextdoor; but hold on a second…..

Annapolis Police encourage residents to join Nextdoor; but hold on a second…..

| April 27, 2016 | 4 Comments

The Annapolis Police Department has announced that they have partnered with Nexdoor, a social networking platform, to improve communications between neighbors. While the concept seems sound, when I joined, I noticed several glaring issues that made me very uncomfortable. According to Nextdoor: Nextdoor is the private social network for your neighborhood. Nextdoor is the best way to stay in […]

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Police investigating another homicide in Annapolis

Police investigating another homicide in Annapolis

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

On April 24th at 8:39 p.m. officers from the Annapolis Police Department responded to the 600 block of Tuckahoe Creek Court for a report of a deceased person in the woods. Officers located a deceased adult male who died as the result of a homicide. Hearing reports that a body was just discovered on a […]

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Drug ring supplier sentences to 14 years in prison

Drug ring supplier sentences to 14 years in prison

| April 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced that Louis Valentine, 33, of New York, pled guilty to Conspiracy to Possess with an Intent to Distribute Heroin and Illegal Possession of a Regulated Firearm late yesterday in the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court before Judge J.  Michael Wachs. Valentine was sentenced to 14 years in prison. “We will […]

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County leaders call for resignation of Sheriff Ron Bateman

County leaders call for resignation of Sheriff Ron Bateman

| April 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh, Senator Ed Reilly, and Republican Central Committee Chairman Nathan Volke today released the following statement on the recently released 9-1-1 tape and police documents in Sheriff Ron Bateman’s domestic violence case: “Violence against women is a serious issue in our state and in our county. The new information contained […]

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Suspicious death in Annapolis determined to be homicide

Suspicious death in Annapolis determined to be homicide

| April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

This is an update to a story published last night regarding a suspicious death. Officers responded to the home in the 1100 block of Paddington Place for a report of an unresponsive subject and located a deceased adult male. Detectives began investigating the death as suspicious and it now appears to be a homicide. If […]

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Annapolis Police investigating a suspicious death

Annapolis Police investigating a suspicious death

| April 18, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Police Department is investigating a suspicious death at a home in the 1000 block of Paddington Place.  On April 18th at 6:02 p.m. officers were dispatched to the home for an unresponsive subject and located a deceased adult male. Detectives are investigating this incident and anyone with information is urged to contact them […]

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Eastport residents fired up over security; City, HACA have few answers

Eastport residents fired up over security; City, HACA have few answers

| April 18, 2016 | 4 Comments

After 31 shots rang out early on Sunday morning, residents of Eastport were alarmed and looking for answers.  The City and the Annapolis Police Department hastily called a meeting which was held at the Eastport Community Center which is located two blocks from the incident on Sunday. Alderman Ross Arnett and Police Chief Michael Pristoop […]

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More gunshots ring out in Eastport

More gunshots ring out in Eastport

| April 17, 2016 | 2 Comments

UPDATE: Annapolis Police Department released the following information: Police are investigating multiple reports of destruction of property after gunfire early this morning in Annapolis.  On April 17th at 4:11 a.m. officers responded to the area of President Street and Park Avenue for multiple callers reporting shots fired.  Upon arrival no suspects or victims were found, […]

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“I’m sorry for what I’m about to do” threat prompts South River lockdown

“I’m sorry for what I’m about to do” threat prompts South River lockdown

| April 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

UPDATE: At 338pm, Anne Arundel County Police advised that the teen has been located and is safe. The vehicle was located on Solomons Island Road near Lee Airpark Road All schools in the South River cluster for Anne Arundel County Public Schools were locked down early this afternoon after a direct threat was made against […]

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4 charged in cocaine distribution, $2.4 million and 31 kilos seized

4 charged in cocaine distribution, $2.4 million and 31 kilos seized

| April 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

A federal criminal complaint has been filed charging four individuals for a conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine. The criminal complaint was filed this afternoon, following the defendants’ arrests on Friday evening, April 8, 2016. Charged in the criminal complaint are: Hector M. Hernandez-Villapando, age 63, of Hanover, Maryland; Enixae Hernandez-Barba, age 33, […]

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Bateman denies assault, wife posts to Facebook in support of husband

Bateman denies assault, wife posts to Facebook in support of husband

| April 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

After Anne Arundel County Sheriff Ron Bateman’s arrest and subsequent release, his wife (the alleged victim) posted a message to Facebook lauding the sheriff and indicating that it was just a marital spat. This seems to be a contradiction to her previous post to Facebook where she indicated that she and Bateman has split up. […]

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