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Police identify body found in Annapolis park

Police identify body found in Annapolis park

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at approximately 12:19 p.m., officers from the Southern District responded to the Bestgate Recreation Park located in the 700 block of Bestgate Road, Annapolis Maryland for an unattended death.  A citizen walking their dog discovered the deceased body of a white female lying in a ravine behind a sediment pond. […]

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Police investigating body discovered in Bestgate Road Park

Police investigating body discovered in Bestgate Road Park

| February 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County police are investigating a body discovered this morning in the Bestgate Road Park located off of Bestgate Road.  Police say a woman was found deceased and there is no sign of trauma. The Office of the Medical Examiner is enroute. Developing.

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Shoplifter tries to stab Sears employee, escapes

Shoplifter tries to stab Sears employee, escapes

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

On 02-26-2014, at approximately 2:14 p.m., officers from the Northern District responded to the Sears Store at the Marley Station Mall, 7900 Ritchie Highway South in Glen Burnie for a reported Check Subject call. Upon arrival, officers met with an employee, who said after they detained a person for shoplifting, he displayed a knife to […]

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Crofton man found guilty of murder

Crofton man found guilty of murder

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

An Anne Arundel County jury this afternoon found Michael Stahlnecker guilty of First-Degree Murder and Use of a Handgun in a Felony in the November 2012 killing of John Patrick Ryan, State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess announced. Leitess, who prosecuted the case, will seek a sentence of life without parole. Sentencing is scheduled for May […]

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Martial arts instructor arrested for sexual child abuse

Martial arts instructor arrested for sexual child abuse

| February 26, 2014 | 3 Comments

In October of 2013, the Anne Arundel County Police Department along with the Department of Social Services received a report of sexual child abuse. It was alleged that a 26-year-old martial arts instructor at East Coast Martial Arts in Edgewater, Maryland, was having sexual relations with a minor who he met during martial arts classes. […]

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2 popped for bogus chip use at Maryland Live!

2 popped for bogus chip use at Maryland Live!

| February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Maryland State Police have charged two people from Virginia and are seeking two others in connection with their use of fraudulent casino chips in unrelated incidents at an Anne Arundel County casino last month. Those charged are identified as Rosa A. Nguyen, 36, and her husband, Vuong Q. Truong, 37, both of Annandale, VA. Nguyen […]

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Jersey cop in road rage murder case alleges misconduct by MSP and State’s Attorney

Jersey cop in road rage murder case alleges misconduct by MSP and State’s Attorney

| February 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

On June 9, 2013, Detective Joseph Walker, an 18-year law enforcement veteran, was traveling home to New Jersey in the family minivan with his wife and three young children from a trip near Annapolis, Maryland. As described in court filings, while making a left hand turn to enter onto a highway, the driver of another […]

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Annapolis man charged with attempted murder of police officer

Annapolis man charged with attempted murder of police officer

| February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

On February 18, 2014, at approximately 11:30 p.m., Southern District Tactical Patrol Detectives conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle for driving over the road lines on Mayo Road at Route 2. The detectives approached the driver of the vehicle, identified themselves as police officers along with explaining the reason for the stop and requesting […]

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Edgewater woman killed by runaway car

Edgewater woman killed by runaway car

| February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

On February 24, 2014, at approximately 3:21 p.m., officers from the Traffic Safety Section responded to the 1700 block of Chesapeake Drive in Edgewater for a report of a crash involving a pedestrian. The investigation revealed that the pedestrian, Lee Sheila Mahoney, 73, of Edgewater,  was walking down the hill on Chesapeake Drive when a […]

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3 Bicyclists Injured In Separate Accidents Last Night

3 Bicyclists Injured In Separate Accidents Last Night

| February 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last night, within a 2 hour span, three bicyclists were injured in two separate accidents. The more serious of the two was in Davidsonville. Police are currently looking for a vehicle that allegedly hit the cyclists and then left the scene. Davidsonville Accident On February 22, 2014, at approximately 5:09 p.m., officers from the Traffic […]

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Police Investigating Indecent Exposure Cases Near AACC

Police Investigating Indecent Exposure Cases Near AACC

| February 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

During the course of the past two weeks, Northern District Detectives have been investigating reports of indecent exposure incidents being committed by the following person or persons. In each case the suspect has conducted a lewd act in the direction of female victims. In one instance inappropriately touched the female victim. On February 4, at […]

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Arrest made in Dunkirk arson

Arrest made in Dunkirk arson

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

On January 28, 2014 Fire department units responded to a dwelling fire at 6291 McKendree Road, Dunkirk, Md. 20754. First arriving units encountered a single family residence with heavy fire coming from the rear and roof of the dwelling. The sole occupant of the house was located in the front yard of the residence and […]

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3 Charged In Domestic Assault Incident In Harwood

3 Charged In Domestic Assault Incident In Harwood

| February 17, 2014 | 2 Comments

On February 17, 2014, at approximately 3:06 p.m., officers from the Anne Arundel County Police Southern District responded to the1500 block of Flanders Lane in the Maryland Manor Mobile Home Park in reference to a possible assault and a hit and run. Upon officers arrival and subsequent investigation, it was determined that a female, accompanied […]

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Suspects Bail Out Of 3rd Floor Hotel Window To Elude Police

Suspects Bail Out Of 3rd Floor Hotel Window To Elude Police

| February 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

On February 14, 2014 at 9:38 p.m. officers were working Operation HOPE (Heroin Overdose Prevention and Eradication) at the Extended Stay hotel on 1 Womack Dr when officers witnessed a hand-to-hand CDS transaction. Upon further investigation, officers developed information that led them to room 329. The officers went to that room and knocked on the […]

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Harwood Man Arrested After Assault In Edgewater

Harwood Man Arrested After Assault In Edgewater

| February 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

On February 14, 2014 at approximately 10:30 p.m., officers responded to Mitchells Chance Rd., in reference to an assault. The caller advised a male victim was lying on the ground bleeding and possibly unconscious. Upon the arrival of officers, they met with witnesses who advised that the victim threw a cup out of his vehicle […]

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Meth Lab Discovered In Selby Neighborhood In Edgewater

Meth Lab Discovered In Selby Neighborhood In Edgewater

| February 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

On February 13, 2014, at approximately 7:54 p.m., officers from the Southern District were dispatched to a residence in the 3600 block of 7th Avenue in Edgewater for an unknown disturbance call. The homeowners called due to suspicious activity on the part of their nephew in the basement of the home. While on scene, officers […]

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Fire Marshals Make Arrest In Glen Burnie Arson

Fire Marshals Make Arrest In Glen Burnie Arson

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Around 11 a.m. yesterday, 911 calls were received reporting a vehicle fire located at Ed’s Towing in the 300 block of Marley Neck Road in Glen Burnie.  Upon arrival, firefighters found a late model Saturn well involved in fire. Firefighters were quickly able to extinguish the fire that caused approximately $ 3,000.00 in damage to […]

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Thieves Break Into Police Car, Steal Weapons

Thieves Break Into Police Car, Steal Weapons

| February 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

On February 7, 2014 the Anne Arundel County Police responded to the home of an off-duty Anne Arundel County Police Officer in the Brooklyn Park area of Anne Arundel County. The officer parked his unmarked police vehicle in front of his home on February 6, 2014. When the officer returned to the vehicle on the […]

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Puppy Theft In Odenton Results In 2 Arrests

Puppy Theft In Odenton Results In 2 Arrests

| February 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

On February 7, 2014, officers from the Western District responded to the 1100 Block of Patuxent Road., for a report of a theft of two puppies. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the owner of the puppies.  The complainant stated a man came to his home on February 5, 2014 to inquire about purchasing one of […]

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5 Arrested In Edgewater Heroin Sting

5 Arrested In Edgewater Heroin Sting

| February 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Thursday, February 6, 2014, officers from the Southern District were detailed to Operation H.O.P.E. (Heroin Overdose Prevention & Eradication).  During the initiative last night, a total of five arrests were made involving three different incidents.  One incident led to the arrests of three individuals and the seizure of several thousand dollars worth of heroin […]

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Glen Burnie Heroin Bust Nets 2 Arrests And Pen Gun

Glen Burnie Heroin Bust Nets 2 Arrests And Pen Gun

| February 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

On February 6, 2014 at approximately 7:00 p.m. detectives from Northern District’s Tactical Patrol Unit (TPU) and Tactical Narcotics Team (TNT) executed a narcotics search warrant at 104 Chesapeake Ct Room 300. As a result, heroin, .22 caliber pen gun, U.S. currency, and CDS paraphernalia for distribution was recovered. As a result of this operation, […]

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High School Student Arrested For Bringing Gun On School Property

High School Student Arrested For Bringing Gun On School Property

| February 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

On February 7, 2014, at approximately 8:16 a.m., an administrator at South River High School in Edgewater was walking in the student parking lot while conducting a routine inspection for vehicles without required permits and/or improperly parked.  As the administrator was looking at one student’s vehicle, the administrator noticed what appeared to be a shotgun […]

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