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Public safety leadership plans protest at Lawyer’s Mall tomorrow morning

Public safety leadership plans protest at Lawyer’s Mall tomorrow morning

| January 11, 2016 | 2 Comments

With the onset of the 2016 Maryland General Assembly Session, Maryland’s Public Safety leadership shall again actively participate to address legislation impacting Maryland’s Public Safety. Maryland’s law enforcement leadership voiced strong concern and opposition to legislative initiatives introduced during the 2015 session that would negatively impact crime reduction efforts statewide, specifically: SB 517 – Criminal […]

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County launches opioid awareness program

County launches opioid awareness program

| January 10, 2016 | 1 Comment

Last week Anne Arundel County government launched a heroin/opioid abuse prevention advertising campaign. The media and online opioid misuse awareness effort will air 30 second television commercials on Arundel TV, ESPN, TNT and other cable networks aimed at educating citizens on the dangers of heroin and opioid abuse as well as providing information about treatment and […]

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Annapolis standoff ends peacefully

Annapolis standoff ends peacefully

| January 8, 2016 | 1 Comment

On Thursday, January 7th at 8:30 p.m. officers from the Annapolis Police Department responded to the 1100 block of Madison Street for reports of wanted subject Scotty Moss, possibly armed, in the area.  Moss, 24, of Annapolis was wanted on several warrants, including one stemming from an October 2015 domestic violence related robbery. Officers saw […]

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Violent weekend in Annapolis; kidnapping, shots fired, and shooting

Violent weekend in Annapolis; kidnapping, shots fired, and shooting

| January 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

It was a violent holiday weekend in Annapolis with several reports of shots being fired, a kidnapping and a shooting that left a woman in her 20s in shock trauma after gunfire erupted in the Harbor House apartments which is a HACA managed property. Kidnapping On December 31st at 9:30am officers responded to the Wells […]

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Landscaper killed along Rowe Boulevard when car leaves roadway

Landscaper killed along Rowe Boulevard when car leaves roadway

| December 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

UPDATE:  Family members of Salmeron have established a GoFundMe account to raise funds to allow Mr. Salmeron to be buried in his native El Salvador and to help provide for a college education for his two daughters. Officers from the Annapolis Police Department Traffic Safety Unit are investigating a fatal traffic accident involving a pedestrian. […]

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Annapolis Police Department wants you

Annapolis Police Department wants you

| December 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Are you looking for a volunteer position a little different from the rest?  Do you have an interest in law enforcement or learning more about law enforcement?  The Annapolis Police Department is seeking motivated, civic minded individuals who are interested serving as Auxiliary Officers. Auxiliary officers are not sworn police officers and are not armed.  […]

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Annapolis police Churchton man after chase and seizure

Annapolis police Churchton man after chase and seizure

| December 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Police Department officers responded to the the 700 block of Newtowne Drive yesterday at 2:15pm for a report of two men wearing masks and dark clothing threatening someone with handguns.  When officers arrived they located Marlin Simms, 28, of Churchton wearing a black facemask and dark clothing.  Officers approached Simms and he ran away, holding […]

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Annapolis police arrest unnamed suspect in 2 separate shootings

Annapolis police arrest unnamed suspect in 2 separate shootings

| November 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

On Friday, November 27, 2015 at 2:28 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of Copeland Street for a report of shots fired. When officers arrived they located a victim with a gunshot wound to the face. The victim was flown to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma via Maryland State Police. The victim […]

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White male in predominantly black neighborhood alleges racial profiling by Annapolis Police

White male in predominantly black neighborhood alleges racial profiling by Annapolis Police

| November 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

Daniel Hodges is suing Annapolis City, Mayor Pantelides, Police Chief Michael Pristoop and several officers alleging racial profiling by unlawfully stopping and searching his vehicle several times. Hodges is white and the traffic stops occurred in predominantly  African-American neighborhoods. During the stops, Hodges alleges that he was questioned about drug use and his car was subject to a search after […]

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DC man sentenced to 15 years for carjacking pregnant Annapolis woman

DC man sentenced to 15 years for carjacking pregnant Annapolis woman

| November 14, 2015 | 1 Comment

U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz sentenced Cornell Louis Robinson, age 44, of Washington, D.C., today to 15 years in prison followed by three years of supervised release for charges related to the armed carjacking of a couple who were about to enter their vehicle to go to the hospital because the woman was in […]

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Man shot while walking in woods along Forest Drive in Annapolis

Man shot while walking in woods along Forest Drive in Annapolis

| November 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

The adult male victim reported that he was walking through the woods from the 1300 block of Tyler Av towards Forest Dr when he was approached by three adult males.  One of the men displayed a handgun and the victim ran away.  As he was running shots were fired and the victim was struck in […]

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After reports of underaged drinking, Annapolis police do sweep

After reports of underaged drinking, Annapolis police do sweep

| October 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Police Department conducted an alcohol compliance operation of establishments that hold liquor licenses within the City of Annapolis on October 29, 2015.  The inspections were conducted to assure compliance with the City of Annapolis’ liquor ordinances and liquor license rules and regulations.  Detectives were joined by four 18 year old Maryland State Police […]

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Annapolis man arrested for possession of stolen gun and drugs

Annapolis man arrested for possession of stolen gun and drugs

| October 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

On Wednesday, October 28th at 7:57 p.m. officers arrested Arshad Abdullah, 19, of Annapolis after he fled from officers while in possession of a stolen handgun, 13 grams of marijuana, and $2,605 in different pockets.  Officers were in the 700 block of Newtowne Dr in response to numerous complaints from the community and property management for […]

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Annapolis man wanted for multiple rapes of minor 

Annapolis man wanted for multiple rapes of minor 

| October 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

   The Annapolis Police Department is seeking Daniel Tobar Rivera, 56, of Annapolis for the rape of a 12 year old girl and the sexual assault of a 10 year old girl. These sex offenses occurred between August 15, and October 17, 2015 at a business in the 1300 block of Forest Drive. On October […]

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Glen Burnie man involved in Annapolis shooting on Newtowne Drive

Glen Burnie man involved in Annapolis shooting on Newtowne Drive

| October 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, October 17th at 11:07pm officers received a call for shots fired in the 700 block of Newtowne Drive.  Officers located Kwazia Mitchell, 22, of Glen Burnie who had been shot once in the leg.  Mitchell reported that he was standing in the 700 block of Newtowne Drive when an unknown subject started shooting […]

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New prescription drug drop off box at Annapolis Police Department

New prescription drug drop off box at Annapolis Police Department

| October 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health, in conjunction with the Annapolis Police Department, has placed a Prescription Drug Drop Off Box for public use at the Annapolis Police Department, 199 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis, Maryland 21401. The Prescription Drug Drop Off Box, which was funded through the Department of Health’s Opioid Misuse Prevention Program, is […]

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Annapolis’ Chief Pristoop named President of Maryland Chiefs of Police Assn

Annapolis’ Chief Pristoop named President of Maryland Chiefs of Police Assn

| October 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Police Department Chief, Michael Pristoop, was named President of the Maryland Chiefs of Police Association during the group’s annual professional development seminar in Ocean City.  The Maryland Chiefs of Police Association (MCPA) is comprised of command and executive law enforcement officers from Federal, State, and local agencies, as well as prosecutors and police […]

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Annapolis Police launch new app for smartphones

Annapolis Police launch new app for smartphones

| October 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Police Department is announcing the release of a free mobile application (app) for smartphones that allows you to receive real-time alerts and immediate access to the latest police department news, crime maps, and social media accounts. The biggest communication improvement is that the app will provide residents and visitors real-time alert notifications pushed […]

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Annapolis Police investigating second rape of weekend

Annapolis Police investigating second rape of weekend

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Police are investigating a second rape this weekend. On September 5th, a woman was raped in the public rest room at the Harbor Master’s office on the City Dock. An arrest was made. On September 7th an adult female victim reported that she was walking in the 2100 block of Bay Ridge Avenue with […]

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Woman raped in Harbormaster rest room, arrest made

Woman raped in Harbormaster rest room, arrest made

| September 5, 2015 | 2 Comments

On Saturday September 5th a 21 year old woman reported a rape that occurred earlier in Annapolis in the bathrooms located at the Harbormaster’s Office.   In the early morning hours of September 5th the 21 year old woman was out with a group of people in downtown Annapolis. At 3 a.m. the woman went […]

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County encourages residents to participate in Overdose Awareness Week

County encourages residents to participate in Overdose Awareness Week

| September 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

County Executive Steve Schuh encourages every citizen to take time during Overdose Awareness Week to help educate their children, friends and neighbors about the dangers of addiction. “Addiction is something that destroys too many lives in our county,” said Schuh. “While we are making crucial investments in overdose prevention on the county level, we need […]

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Annapolis family held at gunpoint during home invasion, robbery

Annapolis family held at gunpoint during home invasion, robbery

| August 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Early this morning at 1:45am, an adult female resident reported that she was in bed asleep when three or four adult male suspects came into the home.  Two of the suspects came into the woman’s bedroom and confronted her and her boyfriend, displaying a handgun and demanding money.  The woman’s grandmother and three juvenile children were also in […]

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