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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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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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