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Annapolis man guilty of manslaughter

Annapolis man guilty of manslaughter

| November 20, 2017

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced today that Santos Abel Diaz-Lemus, 31, of Annapolis, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in relation to the death of Fredy Roberto Lopez-Martinez. “Mr. Diaz-Lemus exerted an unreasonable amount of force when he used a screwdriver against an unarmed opponent,” said Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams. “Had […]

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Teen dies after being shot in head in Annapolis, police identify victim

Teen dies after being shot in head in Annapolis, police identify victim

| November 19, 2017

This is an update to a story originally published last night about a shooting in the Eastport section of Annapolis. The victim of the shooting, Terry Bosley, 17, of Annapolis, died from his injuries. Detectives believe that Terry was killed by someone he knew.  This is an active investigation and we urge anyone with information […]

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Teen in critical condition after being shot in head in Eastport section of Annapolis

Teen in critical condition after being shot in head in Eastport section of Annapolis

| November 18, 2017

On November 18th at 4:55 p.m. officers responded to President Street between Van Buren Street and Monroe Street for a report of a shooting.  Officers found a seventeen year old male victim, from Annapolis, suffering from at least one gun shot. This is an active and fluid investigation, but after an initial investigation detectives believe […]

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Drug Court to graduate 6 more participants on Monday!

Drug Court to graduate 6 more participants on Monday!

| November 18, 2017

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced today that the Circuit Court Drug Treatment Court will graduate 6 more participants for 2017 on Monday, November 20th, at 2:00 pm in Annapolis Circuit Courtroom 4C. Rev. Valie Leonard, founder of the Light of Truth Center, will serve as the keynote speaker. “Drug Court graduation is […]

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Anne Arundel County contributes $20,000 to reward for killer of Baltimore Police detective

Anne Arundel County contributes $20,000 to reward for killer of Baltimore Police detective

| November 17, 2017

At the direction of Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh and Police Chief Timothy Altomare, the Anne Arundel County Police Department will pledge a $20,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the killer responsible for the death of Baltimore City Police Detective Sean Suiter. “Every Anne Arundel County citizen stands […]

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Police offering $10,000 reward for info on Brooklyn Park double homicide

Police offering $10,000 reward for info on Brooklyn Park double homicide

| November 15, 2017

The Anne Arundel County Police Department is offering up to a ten thousand dollar ($10,000.00) reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the shooting death of Darrell Blowe and Kesa Baker. Homicide detectives are aware witnesses might be more likely to come forward and discuss the event due […]

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County gets $738K grant to fight gang and youth violence

County gets $738K grant to fight gang and youth violence

| November 14, 2017

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh has announced the County has been awarded a three-year Safe and Thriving Communities Grant of $738,000 by the U.S. Department of Justice to help combat gang and youth violence. “Anne Arundel County stands united in our efforts to build greater community understanding and acceptance,” said Schuh. “This grant from […]

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Annapolis man guilty of 2nd degree murder in Annapolis shooting

Annapolis man guilty of 2nd degree murder in Annapolis shooting

| November 13, 2017

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced  that Lawrence Ervin Montague, 28, of Annapolis, was found guilty of second degree murder and related charges by an Anne Arundel County Circuit Court jury. “Facing no threat to his own personal safety, Lawrence Montague committed an act of unjustifiable retribution,” said Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney […]

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Antonio Diggs found guilty in Odenton murder

Antonio Diggs found guilty in Odenton murder

| November 11, 2017

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced  that Antonio Eugene Diggs, 30, of Baltimore, was found guilty of first degree murder, armed robbery, and related charges by an Anne Arundel County Circuit Court jury. “Antonio Diggs stole the life of one man, and immediately set out to put another life in danger,” said Anne […]

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5 students arrested after stabbing at Annapolis High School

5 students arrested after stabbing at Annapolis High School

| November 8, 2017

On November 8, 2017 at approximately 10:43 a.m., officers responded to Annapolis High School, located at 2700 Riva Road, for students involved in a fight. When officers arrived they located a 17 year old male student with what appeared to be superficial stab wounds to the arm, and back. That student was transported to a […]

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Fight erupts at Annapolis High School, student being treated for stab wound

Fight erupts at Annapolis High School, student being treated for stab wound

| November 8, 2017

At 10:43 a.m. Anne Arundel County Police officers responded to Annapolis High School for report of a fight.  Officers arrived and  located one juvenile male with what appeared to be a superficial puncture wound. Five juveniles believed to be involved in the fight are being interviewed. At this time it is unknown what object caused […]

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16-year old charged in shooting threat against Northeast High School

16-year old charged in shooting threat against Northeast High School

| November 6, 2017

On November 6, 2017 at approximately 10:30 p.m. Anne Arundel County Police were made aware of a social media post containing a threat of violence towards Northeast High School in Pasadena. Officers quickly identified the person who posted the threat as a 16 year old male from Glen Burnie. Officers responded to his residence where […]

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17-year old charged with attempted murder after intentionally hitting pedestrian in Edgewater

17-year old charged with attempted murder after intentionally hitting pedestrian in Edgewater

| November 6, 2017

At 3:00pm on November 3, 2017, Anne Arundel County Police officer’s responded to the area of Fairhill Drive and Londontown Road in Edgewater for a report of a pedestrian struck with the suspect fleeing the scene. Officers quickly located the suspect vehicle and detained the driver. The 16 year old victim was transported to Shock […]

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22 Annapolis opiate dealers indicted. 10 in custody, 12 still at large

22 Annapolis opiate dealers indicted. 10 in custody, 12 still at large

| November 3, 2017

The Annapolis Police Department announces the indictments of twenty-two Annapolis opiate dealers.  The Annapolis Opiate Initiative spanned six months and involved Annapolis detectives working undercover to make controlled purchases from drug dealers. The Annapolis Police Department’s Drug Enforcement Unit made 54 controlled buys in the City of Annapolis and surrounding areas. Multiple purchases were made […]

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Teen involved in Severn hit and run succumbs to injuries, police still searching for suspects

Teen involved in Severn hit and run succumbs to injuries, police still searching for suspects

| November 2, 2017

This is an update to a previously published story. The 17-year old teen that was struck by a vehicle after a house party last weekend has died as a result of her injuries. Kiersten Emily Wengert-Walko of Brooklyn Park, Maryland died this morning at the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. Contrary to […]

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3rd young Hispanic found dead in another gang-related slaying

3rd young Hispanic found dead in another gang-related slaying

| October 30, 2017

On Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at approximately 9:00 a.m., acting on a tip, members of the Anne Arundel County Police Department located human remains. The remains were located in a wooded area near Open View Lane, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Despite this being in Ward 7 of the City of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County […]

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Hogan announces $3.5 million in grants toward prevention of violent crime

Hogan announces $3.5 million in grants toward prevention of violent crime

| October 30, 2017

Governor Larry Hogan announced that the administration has awarded a total of $3,590,492 to combat violent crime across the state. These grants will be distributed by the Governor’s Office of Crime Control & Prevention to 55 agencies statewide to be utilized in FY 2018. “There is no place for violent offenders in our communities,” Governor […]

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Teen in critical condition after being hit by fellow party-goer in Severn hit-and run

Teen in critical condition after being hit by fellow party-goer in Severn hit-and run

| October 28, 2017

On October 28th 2017 at approximately 2:10am officers responded to a report of a pedestrian struck in the 7900 block of WB&A Road near Thompson Rd in Severn. Witnesses reported that the pedestrian, a 17-year old female from Brooklyn Park, had left a ‘house party’ in the 7800 block of WB&A Rd and was walking […]

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Man sentenced to 18 years for sexual abuse of a minor

Man sentenced to 18 years for sexual abuse of a minor

| October 26, 2017

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced  that Eris Murray, 56, of Hanover, was sentenced by Judge Cathleen M. Vitale to 18 years in prison for sexual abuse of a minor, second degree sexual offense, and sodomy. “Eris Murray was entrusted with a position in our community that allowed him access to our children, […]

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County Police identify body found in Quiet Waters Park

County Police identify body found in Quiet Waters Park

| October 26, 2017

This is an update to a story originally published in August. Over the last several weeks the Anne Arundel County Homicide Unit has been working on getting the recovered remains from Quiet Waters Park positively identified. In expediting Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) testing the remains were identified as Jose Hernandez-Portillo, a twenty-two year old male from the […]

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Man sentenced to 10 years for robbing Annapolis flower vendor

Man sentenced to 10 years for robbing Annapolis flower vendor

| October 25, 2017

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced  that Khayyan Bryan Jones, 27, of Glen Burnie, was sentenced by Circuit Court Judge Mark W. Crooks to 10 years in prison for the robbery of an Annapolis flower stand. “Khayyan Jones attempted to rob the victim of not just his possessions, but his livelihood,” said Anne […]

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State Police arrest Queen Anne’s County school bus driver for DUI

State Police arrest Queen Anne’s County school bus driver for DUI

| October 24, 2017

State Police from the Centreville Barrack arrested a school bus driver for driving under the influence today in Queen Anne’s County. The accused is identified as Dale Clark, Jr., 54, of Chester, Md.  Clark was charged with DUI and related traffic charges. He was the sole occupant in the school bus. Police believe Clark was driving for […]

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