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Franchot shuts down Upper Marlboro tax preparer

Franchot shuts down Upper Marlboro tax preparer

| June 22, 2017

In his ongoing effort to combat tax fraud and identity theft, Comptroller Peter Franchot today announced that, effective immediately, he has suspended processing electronic and paper tax returns from Yawn Tax and Tech Services LLC, 605 Halifax Place in Upper Marlboro. “We continue to be vigilant and resolute in our commitment to protect Marylanders’ financial […]

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Annapolis man arrested, charged, after striking MSP Trooper

Annapolis man arrested, charged, after striking MSP Trooper

| June 20, 2017

A Maryland state trooper working routine patrol last night was struck by a drunk driver in Annapolis. The impaired driver is identified as Michael Osley, of Annapolis, Md.  Osley was driving a red 2006 Honda Element. He was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, reckless driving, negligent driving and other traffic related violations.  […]

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Annapolis Police seeking man who robbed Wells Fargo branch on Bay Ridge Road

Annapolis Police seeking man who robbed Wells Fargo branch on Bay Ridge Road

| June 17, 2017

On June 17, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. the Annapolis Police Department received a report of a bank robbery in the 900 block of Bay Ridge Road. Officers responded to the Wells Fargo and spoke to employees.  Employees reported that a man entered the bank, approached a teller and demanded money.  The man said he had […]

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Four charged in Brooklyn Park baseball bat attack

Four charged in Brooklyn Park baseball bat attack

| June 16, 2017

On June 15, 2017 at approximately 9:30 p.m. officers responded to the 300 block of Camrose Avenue in Brooklyn for an assault that just occurred. Upon arrival, they found two adult male victims that were assaulted with a baseball bat. One of the victims advised the suspects were also armed with a handgun and fired […]

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Carlos Montoya sought by Annapolis Police for sexual abuse of a minor (Please Share)

Carlos Montoya sought by Annapolis Police for sexual abuse of a minor (Please Share)

| June 14, 2017

The Annapolis Police Department is attempting to locate Carlos Montoya, 37, of Annapolis.  Montoya is accused of abusing a minor with whom he resided. There is an outstanding warrant for Montoya charging him with sexual abuse of a minor, second degree child abuse, second degree assault, indecent exposure, and fourth degree sex offense. Montoya’s current […]

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Intoxicated man charged with firing gun in Annapolis townhome community

Intoxicated man charged with firing gun in Annapolis townhome community

| June 13, 2017

On June 13, 2017 at approximately 12:02 a.m., officers responded to the 1200 block of Stonewood Court in Annapolis for the report of shots being fired in the townhouse community. One of the callers gave specific information regarding the suspect who was firing guns behind a row of townhouses, some of which were occupied during […]

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Glen Burnie man sentenced to 95 years for fast food robberies

Glen Burnie man sentenced to 95 years for fast food robberies

| June 13, 2017

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams has announced that Kelvin Johnson, 58, of Glen Burnie, was sentenced by Circuit Court Judge William C. Mulford, II to 95 years in prison with the first 25 years without the possibility of parole for the armed robbery, carjacking, and kidnapping charges for the robbery of two fast-food […]

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UPDATED: Police investigating 2 separate BB gun shootings at Arundel Mills

UPDATED: Police investigating 2 separate BB gun shootings at Arundel Mills

| June 12, 2017

UPDATE:  Police have provided photos of the suspects. Police  are asking if anyone has information on the identity of these suspects, please contact Det. Bilbrey at Western District 410-222-8779. Anne Arundel County Police are investigating to similar incidents that happened at the Arundel Mills Mall in Hanover. Two suspects approached victims in their cars and demanded […]

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Police investigating shooting on West Street

Police investigating shooting on West Street

| June 9, 2017

UPDATE #1: From Annapolis Police Department On June 9th at 1:29 p.m. officers responded to the 900 block of West Street for a report of shots fired.  As officers arrived further information was received that one victim was struck by gunfire.  Officers found the victim suffering from at least one gun shot wound.  Initial indications […]

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North Beach woman sentenced to 8 years for fatal car crash

North Beach woman sentenced to 8 years for fatal car crash

| June 9, 2017

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced today that Lauren Renee Scott, 28, of North Beach, was sentenced by Circuit Court Judge Donna M. Schaeffer to 8 years in prison with 5 years of supervised probation upon release for two counts of Negligent Manslaughter for the deaths of Daniel and Kayla Amos from a […]

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Edgewater man, church volunteer, charged with sexual abuse of a minor

Edgewater man, church volunteer, charged with sexual abuse of a minor

| June 9, 2017

In May 2017, the Anne Arundel County Child Abuse Unit launched an investigation into an allegation of sexual child abuse.   Detectives interviewed the juvenile victim in this case and learned the suspect was a volunteer at the Iglesia Hispanic Emmanuel Church located in the 900 block of Cedar Park Road, Annapolis, Maryland. The suspect, Erick […]

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Man sentenced to 35 years for Jessup rape

Man sentenced to 35 years for Jessup rape

| June 7, 2017

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced yesterday that John Walter Lewis Ramsey, IV, 28, of Jessup, was sentenced by Circuit Court Judge Stacy W. McCormack to 75 years in prison suspend all but 35 years for First Degree Rape of his family member. “My sympathies are with the victim of this brutal sexual […]

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Lothian teen killed in head-on crash

Lothian teen killed in head-on crash

| June 6, 2017

On June 6, 2017 at approximately 3:44 p.m., officers responded to a crash on (Old) Southern Maryland Boulevard near Sands Road in Lothian. Investigation showed that a Honda Civic, operated by Stephanie Michelle Musser, was northbound on (Old) Southern Maryland Boulevard just south of Sands Road when it crossed into the southbound lane. As a […]

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Pasadena dealer sentenced to 15 years

Pasadena dealer sentenced to 15 years

| June 3, 2017

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams has announced  that William Lindsay Jr, 32, of Pasadena, was sentenced by Circuit Court Judge Michele D. Jaklitsch to 55 years in prison suspend all but 15 years without parole for Control Dangerous Substance Large Amount: Heroin, Possession with Intent to Distribute: Heroin, Possession of Regulated Firearm After […]

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UPDATE: Shady Side murder victims identified as liveaboards from Rock Hold Creek

UPDATE: Shady Side murder victims identified as liveaboards from Rock Hold Creek

| June 1, 2017

This is an update to a story originally published this morning. On June 1, 2017 at approximately 12:36 a.m., officers responded to the area of Scott Town Road and Nick Road in Shady Side for a citizen’s report of gun shots heard in the area. When officers arrived, they located an adult male and adult […]

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Anne Arundel County Police investigating double homicide in Shady Side

Anne Arundel County Police investigating double homicide in Shady Side

| June 1, 2017

Anne Arundel County Police investigators are at the scene of homicide in the area of Scott Town Road and Nick Road in ShadySide. The victims are an adult male and adult female (no further info at this time); both suffering from apparent gun shot wounds. Police believe the shooting occurred at approximately 1am. This is […]

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35-year old Glen Burnie man arrested for masturbating in vehicle, charged with indecent exposure

35-year old Glen Burnie man arrested for masturbating in vehicle, charged with indecent exposure

| May 26, 2017

On May 25, 2017, the father of a 15 year old female reported an indecent exposure committed in the presence of his daughter on May 22, 2017.   The juvenile female victim was walking with a female friend along Evergreen Road near Maple Avenue in Severna Park. As they approached a blue Nissan 4-door sedan, both […]

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7 more arrested in Maryland State Police opioid bust

7 more arrested in Maryland State Police opioid bust

| May 26, 2017

This is additional information to a previous story. A combined law enforcement effort led to the additional arrests of seven more residents believed to have been heavily involved in a large scale distribution of opioids in the region. The following seven individuals were indicted today: Troy Leonis Sommerville, 28, Worton, MD Roshana Sharnett Wright, 38, […]

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Comptroller’s Office helps with seizure of 600,000 cartons of illegal cigarettes

Comptroller’s Office helps with seizure of 600,000 cartons of illegal cigarettes

| May 26, 2017

Agents from the Comptroller of Maryland’s Field Enforcement Division (FED) assisted Maryland State Police and the Henrico County (Va.) Police Department, as well as federal and state law enforcement agencies, in a nearly two-year investigation of illegal cigarette trafficking, ultimately involving a total of 600,000 cartons with a value of $30 million. FED agents assisted […]

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Maryland State Police arrest 18 in 5 county opioid drug investigation

Maryland State Police arrest 18 in 5 county opioid drug investigation

| May 25, 2017

A combined law enforcement effort led to the arrests of 18 residents in four Maryland counties and one Delaware county, one of whom is believed to have been heavily involved in a large scale distribution of opioids in the region. After consultation with the Queen Anne’s County State’s Attorney’s Office, 22 residential search warrants were […]

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State’s Attorney filed hate crime charges against two teen in Crofton noose incident

State’s Attorney filed hate crime charges against two teen in Crofton noose incident

| May 25, 2017

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced  that after evaluating the sufficiency of the underlying evidence regarding the noose found at Crofton Middle School, the Office of the State’s Attorney charged Conner Charles Prout, 19, and John Adam Haverman, 19, with the following: Race/Religious Belief – Harass/Commit a Crime Upon (CR.10.304(1)) Con-Race/Religious Belief – […]

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AACO Police suspend employee for racist Facebook comment related to murder of Bowie State University student

AACO Police suspend employee for racist Facebook comment related to murder of Bowie State University student

| May 22, 2017

On May 22, 2017, the Anne Arundel County Police Department was made aware of an inappropriate Facebook post regarding a homicide that recently occurred at the University of Maryland. The post was made by Welby Burgone, a former police academy recruit who is currently assigned as a civilian employee in our Communications Section. Within hours […]

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