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Annapolis authorities recover body from Chesapeake Bay

Annapolis authorities recover body from Chesapeake Bay

| January 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

UPDATE:  The Annapolis Police Department has confirmed that the body pulled from the Chesapeake Bay was that of Barbara Kovacs. On January 6, 2015 Annapolis Police officers with assistance from the Annapolis Fire Department and Anne Arundel Fire Department recovered a body from the water near 7101 Bay Front Drive. On January 6th at 12:35 […]

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Annapolis Police apprehend liquor snatchers

Annapolis Police apprehend liquor snatchers

| December 31, 2014 | 1 Comment

On 12/30 Officers from the Annapolis Police Department arrested five men for stealing over $1,300 worth of alcohol from Bay Ridge Wine and Spirits located in the 100 block of Hillsmere Dr.  At 9:30pm Bay Ridge Wine and Spirits called the police and reported a theft that had just occurred.  The employees described the suspects […]

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Annapolis woman arrested in auto arson

Annapolis woman arrested in auto arson

| December 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

On November 25, 2014, at 07:27 AM, Annapolis Fire Department units were dispatched to the 1800 block of Bowman Court in Annapolis, for a reported “Vehicle Fire”. Upon arrival, units found a 2005 Nissan Maxima on fire in the parking lot. Initial responders requested the assistance of the Fire and Explosives Services Unit, to conduct a cause and […]

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Woman assaulted, robbed in Annapolis’ Ward 1

Woman assaulted, robbed in Annapolis’ Ward 1

| December 29, 2014 | 3 Comments

A woman was assaulted and robbed early Saturday morning in Annapolis’ First Ward. The adult female victim was sitting outside in the area of Green Street and Duke of Gloucester Street when an adult male suspect approached her, pushed her head against a wall, and snatched her wallet from her hand. The suspect fled on […]

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Annapolis man arrested after firing shots into home of girlfriend

Annapolis man arrested after firing shots into home of girlfriend

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Friday night at 740pm, officers from the Annapolis Police Department responded to the 1300  lock of Tyler Avenue for a report of shots fired.  When they arrived an adult female victim reported that she and her boyfriend, Cecil Wiggins, 48, of Annapolis, had been arguing most of the day.  Wiggins left the victim’s home and […]

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Annapolis police preparing for Friday’s protest rally

Annapolis police preparing for Friday’s protest rally

| December 10, 2014 | 4 Comments

UPDATE 2:  From the Annapolis Police Department: A march has been planned by a group in Annapolis.  This march is scheduled for Friday, December 12th at 5:30pm.  The group plans to gather at the Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Memorial at the foot of City Dock.  They plan to march from there up Main Street and around […]

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Teen shot in face on St. Johns campus

Teen shot in face on St. Johns campus

| November 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

An Annapolis teenager was shot in the face on Sunday morning near the boathouse on the St. John’s College campus.  The teen was discovered in a field adjacent to the boathouse that sits along College Creek. According to police, the boathouse was rented out for a private event. Reports from Anne Arundel 1st Alert indicate that […]

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BREAKING: pedestrian struck along Duke of Gloucester Street dies of injuries

BREAKING: pedestrian struck along Duke of Gloucester Street dies of injuries

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

NOTE: An earlier version stated that three children were struck. This report was inaccurate and we apologize for the confusion. UPDATE 5:28pm October 28, 2014.  From the Annapolis Police Department: Officers from the Annapolis Police Department Traffic Safety Unit are investigating a fatal traffic accident involving a pedestrian. At 3:18 p.m. an 81 year old […]

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Police investigating daylight armed robbery in West Annapolis

Police investigating daylight armed robbery in West Annapolis

| October 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis police are investigating an armed robbery that took place yesterday afternoon in the usually quiet West Annapolis. According to police, the adult male victim was walking in the area of the 700 block of Melvin Avenue around 545pm when he was approached from behind by two adult male suspects.  One suspect appeared to have […]

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Annapolis Police investigating Robinwood shooting

Annapolis Police investigating Robinwood shooting

| October 11, 2014 | 2 Comments

On Friday, October 10th at 11:48 p.m. the Annapolis Police Department received several calls reporting shots heard in the 1400 block of Tyler Avenue.  Officers responded to the area and, despite checking the area on foot, did not locate a victim, crime scene, or witnesses. On Saturday, October 11th at 12:45 a.m. Anne Arundel Medical […]

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Pantelides to address escalating violence in Eastport

Pantelides to address escalating violence in Eastport

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides met with Police Chief Michael Pristoop and City Manager Tom Andrews again yesterday afternoon to continue their discussion surrounding concerns raised about shots fired in the Housing Authority community of Eastport Terrace. Mayor Pantelides asked the chief to outline public safety efforts in the area and to detail the application of […]

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Mayor Pantelides has a gunfire problem on his hands

Mayor Pantelides has a gunfire problem on his hands

| October 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

UPDATE:  The criticism about a lack of response and deletion of comments may be because some of the comments were left on the Mayor’s page for his campaign and not the page established by the Mayor for the City.  The residents of Eastport are fired up about the increase in gunfire in their neighborhoods. Citing […]

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Man dies in Annapolis double shooting

Man dies in Annapolis double shooting

| September 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Monday, September 29th at 7:40 a.m. Officers from the Annapolis Police Department responded to an apartment in the 1100 block of Madison Street for a report of a shooting.  Upon arrival officers located Arthurdella Harris, 49, and Tony Smith, 54, suffering from gun shot wounds.  Harris and Smith were transported R. Adams Cowley Shock […]

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2 shot in Annapolis’ Harbor House Apartments

2 shot in Annapolis’ Harbor House Apartments

| September 29, 2014 | 2 Comments

UPDATE (9:12am): The Annapolis Fire Department has released a little more information on the incident this morning.  At 07:41am on Monday September 29. 2104, Annapolis Fire Department units were dispatched for a reported “Gun Shot Wound” in the 1100 block of Madison Street, in Eastport. Upon arrival, firefighters and paramedics found two (2) patients suffering from […]

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Annapolis police make arrest in rec center shooting

Annapolis police make arrest in rec center shooting

| September 16, 2014 | 2 Comments

On Tuesday, September 16th Detectives from the Annapolis Police Department arrested Vernell Williams, 23, of Annapolis for the shooting that occurred on Monday, September 15th outside the “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center (PMRC). On Monday, September 15th at 5:35 p.m. officers responded to the outdoor basketball courts near PMRC for reports of shots fired.  Upon arrival […]

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UPDATE: Shooting at Annapolis rec center

UPDATE: Shooting at Annapolis rec center

| September 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

From the Annapolis Police Department: The victim, a 25 year old man from Annapolis, was at the outdoor basketball courts near the “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center when he became involved in an argument with a male subject known to him.  The suspect left the area and returned with a gun.  The suspect fired several times, […]

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Man shot at Annapolis’ Pip Moyer Rec Center

Man shot at Annapolis’ Pip Moyer Rec Center

| September 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Police are searching for a gunman who shot another man at the Pip Moyer Recreation Center this evening.  Just before 6pm, we received a Tweet from a follower on Twitter. @eyeonannapolis shooting at Pip Rec center. Nobody hit, investigaton just starting. Happened 15 min ago pic.twitter.com/5rrSwbZqPt — Dusty McMullen (@williejones33) September 15, 2014 About […]

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Sexual assault, shots fired in Annapolis

Sexual assault, shots fired in Annapolis

| September 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

A woman was sexually assaulted and shots were fired with bullets landing in two homes in separate incidents in Annapolis on September 2nd. Suspects in all three incidents are still at large. Sexual Assault 09/02 at 1:48am:  The adult female victim was in the wooded area next to the bridge when a man she is […]

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Annapolis police investigating murder in public housing complex

Annapolis police investigating murder in public housing complex

| August 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

On August 10th at 1:20 a.m., officers responded to the 1100 block of Madison Street for a report of shots fired.   Once on scene Officers located a male victim near the bench of the baseball field suffering from gun shot wounds. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. This is the first homicide in […]

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Annapolis Police: racial profiling or good police work?

Annapolis Police: racial profiling or good police work?

| August 4, 2014 | 3 Comments

Over the past few weeks, many people were upset with the Annapolis Police Department as they worked to solve a robbery case. Part of their investigation led them to several young black males in the Clay Street community. Several were informally questioned and some were photographed. On the surface, it seems like a little bit of […]

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Police arrest three in Annapolis assault

Police arrest three in Annapolis assault

| August 2, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Police Department has arrested three individuals in connection with an assault on July 21 that injured two men while walking along Franklin Street.  The investigation centered on the Clay Street community and the police department felt the wrath of the public when it was discovered that police were taking photographs of black teens. […]

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Explosives expert retires from Annapolis Fire Department after 8 years

Explosives expert retires from Annapolis Fire Department after 8 years

| July 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

Friday, July 25, 2014 marks the retirement of Annapolis Fire Department, Fire and Explosives Services Unit member K-9 Benny. Benny has faithfully and diligently served the citizens of Annapolis and our surrounding communities since 2006. Benny is trained in explosive detection and has won several national awards for his skill, along with his handler, Lt. Carroll Spriggs. During his […]

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