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Annapolis Police offer HQ for safe transactions originating online

Annapolis Police offer HQ for safe transactions originating online

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

In a proactive effort to safeguard our citizens, the Annapolis Police Department is welcoming the public to our department to close their online transactions in a safer way.  Online sites, like Craigslist or online yard sales, require some transactions to be conducted in person.  Transaction Safe Place offers our department’s parking lot and lobby to […]

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Annapolis police arrest suspect in attempted rape downtown

Annapolis police arrest suspect in attempted rape downtown

| April 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

Early Saturday morning (215am), Annapolis police responded to the 100 block of Duke of Gloucester Street  for a reports of a woman screaming.  They located an adult female who reported that a man she had met that night attempted to rape her and had fled the area. After a brief search, Annapolis police officers located Marcus […]

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Annapolis Police announce new initiative for bikes

Annapolis Police announce new initiative for bikes

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

In advance of warmer weather the Annapolis Police Department announces a new initiative to prevent bicycle thefts.  The new program called P.E.D.A.L. is an acronym for Photograph, Engrave, Document, And Lock. In 2014 bicycle thefts and burglaries in which bicycles were stolen accounted for 83 Part One crimes.  Part One crimes are homicide, rape, robbery, […]

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Child struck by thrown brick in Annapolis’ Robinwood community

Child struck by thrown brick in Annapolis’ Robinwood community

| April 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

A child was struck by a brick thrown through the window this afternoon in the City’s Robinwood community.  The initial report was that shots were fired through the window of an apartment in the 1300 block of Tyler Avenue; however, it appears that a brick was the cause of the injury. The complex is owned by […]

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Annapolis man arrested on child porn charges

Annapolis man arrested on child porn charges

| April 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

Members of the Maryland State Police Computer Crimes Section, Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) arrested an Anne Arundel County man on child pornography related charges yesterday. The suspect is identified as Jose Cristobal Flores Rivera, 33, from Annapolis, Maryland. Rivera was charged with Distributing Child Pornography and Possession of Child Pornography. As […]

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Suspected drunk driver crashes into 2 cars at DUI checkpoint

Suspected drunk driver crashes into 2 cars at DUI checkpoint

| March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

This information is preliminary. Tonight at approximately 8:30 officers working a DUI Saturation patrol attempted to stop a vehicle in the area of Bestgate Rd and Rt 50 in Annapolis.  The driver’s actions appeared to be consistent with someone who was operating the vehicle under the influence. The driver failed to stop for the patrol […]

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Shots fired near Robinwood community in Annapolis

Shots fired near Robinwood community in Annapolis

| March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Police are reporting that around 130am this morning, shots were fired in the 1400 block of Tyler Avenue near the Robinwood community.  A 21 year old man from Upper Marlboro reported that he was outside his vehicle when he heard gun shots.  He ran to his vehicle, drove out of the area, and called […]

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Avoiding a DUI bust on St. Patrick’s Day

Avoiding a DUI bust on St. Patrick’s Day

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

As you may or may not already know, Anne Arundel County Police are conducting a DUI Enforcement Checkpoint on St. Patrick’s Day at around 7 pm on Bestgate Road where you get onto Route 50. Here is a picture of the general area: First, and most important, do not drink and drive. Call a cab […]

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Annapolis Police continue community conversations

Annapolis Police continue community conversations

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Following the success of the first Conversation about Policing, the Community and Relationships in Annapolis, Annapolis Police Chief Michael Pristoop announces the next open conversation will be held at Eastport United Methodist Church, located at 926 Bay Ridge Avenue, on Tuesday, March 10th at 6:30 p.m. The first conversation was held at the First Baptist Church […]

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Armed robbery in Annapolis, suspect still at large

Armed robbery in Annapolis, suspect still at large

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Armed Robbery – 201500000756 – 100 block of Quiet Waters Pl – 02/25 at 4:56am:  The adult male suspect approached an adult male walking to his vehicle and displayed a gun.  The suspect demanded the victim’s property and took the man’s cell phone.  The victim struggled with the suspect when the suspect tried to take his wallet.  During […]

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Shots fired, Annapolis man robbed at gunpoint near Quiet Waters Park

Shots fired, Annapolis man robbed at gunpoint near Quiet Waters Park

| February 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

A man was robbed at gunpoint early this morning as he was walking to his car in the 100 block of Quiet Waters Place adjacent to the Quiet Waters Park. According to Annapolis Police, they received the call at 4:56am this morning and said that the adult male suspect approached an adult male walking to his […]

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Annapolis Police arrest man who robbed woman in Giant Food parking lot

Annapolis Police arrest man who robbed woman in Giant Food parking lot

| February 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

On February 17th Michael Harsanyi, 24, of Pasadena was arrested for the robbery reported on February 16th at 6:40 pm in the parking lot of the Bay Forest Center.  The victim reported she was placing groceries in her car when approached by the suspect who displayed a knife.  The suspect took the victim’s purse and […]

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Woman robbed in Giant Food parking lot

Woman robbed in Giant Food parking lot

| February 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

A woman was robbed early yesterday evening when she was putting her groceries in her car in the parking lot of the Giant Food store on Bay Ridge Road. According to police, she was approached from behind by an adult male suspect.  The man displayed a knife and pushed the woman aside to grab her purse […]

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Annapolis police arrest armed man in Wendy’s parking lot

Annapolis police arrest armed man in Wendy’s parking lot

| February 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

Last night at 9:50pm, officers received reports of a man in a vehicle pointing a handgun at a drive through window attendant. Officers located the vehicle described by witnesses; and at first the driver would not stop.  The driver eventually did stop for officers after it returned to the 1900 block of West St. Officers […]

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Annapolis crime down; but violent crime spikes

Annapolis crime down; but violent crime spikes

| February 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

In 2014 Annapolis’ historic crime reduction continues.  Overall crime decreased six percent in Annapolis in 2014.  Property crime decreased by 10% compared to 2013, but violent crime increased by 17% when compared to a record-setting low in 2013.   The Annapolis Police Department follows the reporting rules established by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and […]

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Man shot in downtown Annapolis this morning

Man shot in downtown Annapolis this morning

| February 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

Early this morning, an officer was in the area of West Street and West Washington Streets when he heard gunshots. Officers searched the area for a victim or suspect. About ten minutes later Anne Arundel County Police Department notified officers that a shooting victim had arrived at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The victim, a 46 […]

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Schuh declares heroin use a public health emergency

Schuh declares heroin use a public health emergency

| January 27, 2015 | 4 Comments

Surrounded by medical professionals, citizens, advocates, and the newly formed Heroin Action Taskforce, County Executive Steve Schuh today announced an executive order declaring a county-wide heroin public health emergency, directing county agencies to use “all best efforts” to eradicate the use of heroin in Anne Arundel County. “While we will not win this war overnight, […]

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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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