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Man points gun at Annapolis firefighters, arrested and released by courts

Man points gun at Annapolis firefighters, arrested and released by courts

| September 18, 2017

At 2pm on September 17th, personnel from the Annapolis Fire Department were going door-to-door distributing information about smoke alarms in the 700 block of Tyler Avenue when they saw an adult male in the backyard of one of the homes holding a handgun. The firefighters asked if the gun was real and the man began […]

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County drops murder charges, lets Feds take over after indictment

County drops murder charges, lets Feds take over after indictment

| September 14, 2017

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced that on September 7, 2017, Calum Thomas, 20, of Annapolis, was federally indicted for drug trafficking and other related charges. This includes overt acts to further the drug trafficking operation, such as the murder of Terry Paul Crouse. The Office of the State’s Attorney for Anne Arundel […]

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Annapolis man charged with Eastport armed robbery

Annapolis man charged with Eastport armed robbery

| September 14, 2017

On September 14, 2017 Delass Reid, 20, of Annapolis was arrested and charged with the armed robbery that occurred on September 11th in the 1000 block of Madison Street.  In the robbery, the adult male victim was in the stairwell of an apartment building when he was approached by a male suspect who asked for […]

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Driver of July’s wrong-way crash on Route 50 had BAC 4 times legal limit in Maryland

Driver of July’s wrong-way crash on Route 50 had BAC 4 times legal limit in Maryland

| September 11, 2017

Christine Parks, the driver of a car involved in a head-on, wrong-way crash on Route 50 was found to have a blood  alcohol content of .34% which is more than 4 times the legal limit allowed by Maryland law. Maryland law seta a .08% BAC. It is believed that Parks entered Route 50 from the […]

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MSP investigating road rage incident near Severn River bridge in Annapolis

MSP investigating road rage incident near Severn River bridge in Annapolis

| September 11, 2017

Maryland State Police are investigating a road rage incident reported Saturday night in Annapolis. Shortly after 8 p.m., a man called state police to report that he was just involved in a road rage incident along westbound Route 50 near the Severn River Bridge. The victim told police the driver of a white Nissan Versa […]

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12 arrested in weekend checkpoints

12 arrested in weekend checkpoints

| September 10, 2017

Police removed twelve impaired drivers from Anne Arundel County roads during “Checkpoint Strikeforce” this weekend. “Checkpoint Strikeforce,” a multi-agency sobriety checkpoint and saturation patrol in Anne Arundel County was conducted on MD Route 450 (Governor Ritchie Highway) in Annapolis. During the three three hour initiative, a total of 214 vehicles were checked. A dozen drivers […]

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More than 100 officers recognized for efforts to stop aggressive driving

More than 100 officers recognized for efforts to stop aggressive driving

| September 10, 2017

Late last month, the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) recognized police officers from more than 30 law enforcement agencies across the state for their exemplary work in enforcing aggressive driving laws on Maryland roadways. In 2015, the last year of complete traffic data, there were 27 aggressive-driver related fatalities in Maryland. “Our goal is zero […]

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Alert detectives thwart armed robbery and arrest Baltimore man responsible for 4 others

Alert detectives thwart armed robbery and arrest Baltimore man responsible for 4 others

| September 9, 2017

On September 8, 2017, detectives were in the 5000 block of Ritchie Highway conducting a follow up investigation in reference to four recent Brooklyn Park robberies. At approximately 8:30 p.m., detectives observed a male subject matching the description of the robbery suspect. Detectives observed the subject approach Southside Tattoo parlor, cover his face, and remove […]

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Severna Park sex offender sentenced to 18 months in jail

Severna Park sex offender sentenced to 18 months in jail

| September 8, 2017

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced today that Wilbur Jesse Hildebrand, Jr., 57, was sentenced by Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Michele D. Jaklitsch to 18 months in jail for three counts of Fourth Degree Sex Offense. “Wilbur Hildebrand leveraged his position of authority to take advantage of a minor,” said Anne […]

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Annapolis Police address cases of several missing Hispanic teens in the City

Annapolis Police address cases of several missing Hispanic teens in the City

| September 8, 2017

Many missing juveniles reported in Annapolis involve children who leave their homes to runaway.  These children usually quickly return home or are quickly found.  When there are critical factors, like drug abuse or mental illness, or the children are under 14 years old the police department quickly gets information out to the public to help […]

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County police make several arrests in brutal stabbing near Quiet Waters Park

County police make several arrests in brutal stabbing near Quiet Waters Park

| September 8, 2017

The following is an update to a 2016 story of a brutal attack near the entrance to Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis. On October 23, 2016 the Anne Arundel County and Annapolis police departments began an investigation into an assault of two victims. The victims, who sustained life-threatening injuries, survived the attack. Three men  were […]

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Student brings loaded handgun to Broadneck High School

Student brings loaded handgun to Broadneck High School

| September 8, 2017

UPDATE:  Anne Arundel County Police have released the following information: On September 8, 2017 at approximately 12:45 p.m., the School Resource Officer at Broadneck High School was notified by a school administrator of a student that had a gun in his book bag. The administrator stated that while speaking with a 15-year-old student in the […]

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Glen Burnie man arrested, charged with sex crimes and false improsonment of 13-year old boy

Glen Burnie man arrested, charged with sex crimes and false improsonment of 13-year old boy

| September 7, 2017

On September 4, 2017 at approximately 7:43 p.m., officers responded to an address on Somerset Drive in Glen Burnie for a sex offense. Officers met with the thirteen year old male victim who alleged that while walking on Somerset Drive he was approached by a male who displayed a knife and forced him into the […]

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Police make arrest in Shady Side double homicide

Police make arrest in Shady Side double homicide

| September 5, 2017

This is an update to a previous story of a double homicide in Shady Side. Additional coverage here, and here. Since the murder occurred, the Anne Arundel County Police Homicide Unit has worked continuously to solve this case. As the investigation progressed, a suspect was developed and positively identified as fifty-six year old Kirk Byron […]

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Annapolis scores big on safety grants from the State

Annapolis scores big on safety grants from the State

| September 5, 2017

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that in just the past two months, the Annapolis Police Department (APD) has received more than  $261,700 in State grants from the Governor’s Office on Crime Control and Prevention (GOCCP). “This kind of support is critical to our success as a law enforcement agency,” Mayor Pantelides said. “I am grateful […]

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Brooklyn man sentenced to 30 years for sexual assault of a minor

Brooklyn man sentenced to 30 years for sexual assault of a minor

| August 30, 2017

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced today that Demetrius Troy Wallace, 43, of Brooklyn, was sentenced by Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Michael Wachs to 30 years in prison, 5 years of supervised probation upon release, and lifetime registration as a sex offender for sexually assaulting a minor. “Although he refuses to […]

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Human remains discovered in Quiet Waters Park

Human remains discovered in Quiet Waters Park

| August 29, 2017

On Monday, August 28, 2017 at approximately 11:00 a.m., acting on a tip, members of the Anne Arundel County Police Department located human skeletal remains. The remains were located in a wooded area of Quiet Waters Park located in the 600 block of Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Anne Arundel County […]

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Annapolis man dies from injuries sustained in Annapolis Gardens community

Annapolis man dies from injuries sustained in Annapolis Gardens community

| August 24, 2017

This is an update to a story originally published last night. The victim of the shooting, Andrew Williams, 24, of Annapolis died from his injuries. Detectives are investigating this incident as a homicide. This is an active investigation and we urge anyone with information to come forward by calling Detective Shomar Johnson or Detective Gwynne […]

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Shooting in Annapolis Gardens community

Shooting in Annapolis Gardens community

| August 23, 2017

UPDATE 2 (12:24am 8/24/2017): From the Annapolis Police Department: On August 23rd at 10:25 p.m. officers responded to the 1800 block of Bowman Drive for a report of a person down and bleeding outside a home.  Officers located an adult male who appeared to have injuries consistent with being shot.  The man was transported to […]

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Crofton man sentenced to 6 years in prison for death of Marine in hit and run accident

Crofton man sentenced to 6 years in prison for death of Marine in hit and run accident

| August 23, 2017

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced today that Martin Martinez-Ballinas, 29, of Crofton, pleaded guilty to Failure to Remain at the Scene of an Accident Resulting in Death. “Lance Corporal James Walden was prepared to sacrifice his life in service to our country,” said Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams. “Instead, because […]

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Severna Park teen arrested for Pasadena armed robbery

Severna Park teen arrested for Pasadena armed robbery

| August 23, 2017

On August 22, 2017 at approximately 8:58 a.m., officers responded to an armed robbery at the John’s General Store located at 812 Duvall Highway in Pasadena. The employee stated that the suspect entered the business with his face covered, displayed a handgun and demanded currency. A citizen in the store at the time of the […]

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Police arrest teen for flashing women on the B&A Trail in Severna Park

Police arrest teen for flashing women on the B&A Trail in Severna Park

| August 23, 2017

On August 12, 2017 at approximately 1:45 p.m., officers responded to the area of the B&A Trail near Jumpers Hole Road for an indecent exposure. The adult female victim reported she had a conversation with a male near the trail. As they were speaking the male exposed his penis to her. The male suspect then […]

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