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Man who shot Anne Arundel cop pleads guilty to attempted 1st degree murder, faces life in prison

Man who shot Anne Arundel cop pleads guilty to attempted 1st degree murder, faces life in prison

| April 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced today that Colvin White, 31, of Annapolis, pled guilty to Attempted First Degree Murder and Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Crime of Violence for the April 2015 shooting of Anne Arundel County Police Officer Corporal Larry Adams. Mr. White faces life in prison. State’s Attorney […]

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Police investigating Severn murder

Police investigating Severn murder

| April 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

On Friday April 1, 2016, at 8:03 p.m., a uniformed member of the Anne Arundel County Police Department was on patrol in Meade Village and  heard what sounded like shots being fired in the area of the 8100 block of Meade Village Road,  Severn. The officer investigated and located an adult male suffering from at […]

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2 pedestrians killed on area roadways this morning

2 pedestrians killed on area roadways this morning

| April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Two pedestrians have died after being struck by vehicles on area roadways. Edgewater On April 1, 2016 at approximately 6:13 am, officers responded to the report of a pedestrian struck on Central Avenue East near Loch Haven Rd in Edgewater. Witnesses reported finding an unresponsive victim in the ditch along eastbound Central Avenue just prior […]

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Residential burglaries up 90% in Annapolis Wards 6, 7, 8

Residential burglaries up 90% in Annapolis Wards 6, 7, 8

| April 1, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Police Department sent out a notice this morning advising that residential burglaries have increased this year by 90% in what they term as “Post 15 and 16” which seemingly is the bulk of City Wards 6, 7 and 8. The police department offered tips for residents to minimize the risk and advised that […]

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Arnold drug kingpin sentenced to 25 years

Arnold drug kingpin sentenced to 25 years

| March 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced today that Andres Fernandez, 40, of Arnold, pled guilty to conspiracy to distribute heroin, conspiracy to distribute cocaine, and illegal possession of a regulated firearm late yesterday in the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court. Fernandez was sentenced to 40 years in prison, with all but 25 years of that […]

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Severn man arrested after car chase by Anne Arundel and Maryland State police

Severn man arrested after car chase by Anne Arundel and Maryland State police

| March 24, 2016 | 1 Comment

On March 23, 2016 at approximately 12:13 p.m. detectives from our Western District were conducting surveillance on a known suspected drug dealer. The suspect drove away from the area where detectives were conducting their surveillance so detectives followed. In the area of Millersville Road and Waterberry Road in Millersville, detectives observed the suspect exceeding the speed […]

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Baltimore and Anne Arundel Counties investigating murder

Baltimore and Anne Arundel Counties investigating murder

| March 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mark Hatmaker, of the 3100 block of Freeway 21227 was last seen on November 24, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. when he left home to meet someone. Relatives reported him missing to Baltimore County Police two days later when they could not get in touch with him. Baltimore County investigators subsequently learned that on November 24, […]

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Annapolis man sentenced to 15 years for rape of 12-year old

Annapolis man sentenced to 15 years for rape of 12-year old

| March 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced that Daniel Rivera, 56, of Annapolis, was sentenced today to two concurrent 15 year sentences, for second degree sex offense and second degree rape for assaulting a 12-year-old girl in the back of an Annapolis laundromat off of Forest Drive.  “Sexually preying upon children is inexcusable,” said Anne Arundel County […]

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Police charge man with murder of infant in Odenton motel

Police charge man with murder of infant in Odenton motel

| March 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

On Monday, March 7, 2016 at approximately 11:37 a.m., Anne Arundel County Police and Fire Department Personnel responded to the Royal Inn located in the 1600 block of Annapolis Road, Odenton, Maryland in reference to a possible cardiac incident involving a two year old child. Fire personnel transported the child, identified as Michael Lee-Ashley Stem […]

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$171K Mercedes stolen from Annapolis dealership

$171K Mercedes stolen from Annapolis dealership

| March 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

A car with a retail price starting at $171,000 was stolen from the Annapolis Mercedes dealership at the foot at the Spa Creek bridge. According to police, a black 2016 Mercedes 600 Series 4 door sedan was stolen from the dealership sometime between 6pm on February 27th and 630pm on March 9th. At this time, Eye […]

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Escaped man from Pasadena sentenced to 20 years in attempted murder

Escaped man from Pasadena sentenced to 20 years in attempted murder

| March 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced that Dennis Patrick Schultz, 54, of Pasadena – who fled the State to avoid appearing for his August 11, 2015 sentencing and was subsequently extradited from Texas – was sentenced to 58 years with 20 years of active incarceration and 5 years of probation, following guilty pleas to […]

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Annapolis man wanted on attempted murder charges turns self in

Annapolis man wanted on attempted murder charges turns self in

| March 8, 2016 | 1 Comment

UPDATE: On 03/07 Eric Offutt, 17, of Annapolis, wanted for attempted murder, turned himself in to the Annapolis Police Department.  Offutt was charged as an adult for the shooting that occurred in the 1100 block of Madison St on 02/24.  The 32 year old victim was shot in the leg during a failed robbery attempt.  […]

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Annapolis Police seek to charge teen in Harbor House shooting

Annapolis Police seek to charge teen in Harbor House shooting

| February 25, 2016 | 1 Comment

On February 24th Detectives from the Annapolis Police Department obtained an arrest warrant for Eric Offutt, 17, of Annapolis charging him as an adult with attempted murder for the shooting that occurred in the 1100 block of Madison Street on the same day.  On Wednesday, February 24th at 5:20 p.m. an officer was in the […]

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1 injured in shooting in Annapolis’ Harbor House community

1 injured in shooting in Annapolis’ Harbor House community

| February 25, 2016 | 1 Comment

Last night at 5:20pm, Annapolis Police officers responded to the Harbor House (a HACA property) for a report of shots fired. An officer was in the area when he heard several shots fired.  He went to investigate and found a 32 year old male victim who had been shot in the leg.  The victim was […]

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Crime rates climbing in Annapolis, reported rapes up 200%

Crime rates climbing in Annapolis, reported rapes up 200%

| February 23, 2016 | 3 Comments

In 2015 crime in Annapolis increased by two percent.  Violent crime dropped by three percent compared to 2014, but property crime increased by three percent.  The Annapolis Police Department follows the reporting rules established by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Uniform Crime Reports (UCR).  The crimes reported are classified as Part One Crime, […]

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Annapolis Police starting new kids club

Annapolis Police starting new kids club

| February 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Police Department is pleased to announce an opportunity for kids to join our first ever Annapolis Police Kids Club (APKC).   The club is tailored for kids ages 9 – 12. Want to learn more?  Please join us for an Open House and Information Session When:  Saturday, February 27th at 2 p.m. Where:  Annapolis […]

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Annapolis man stabbed to death today, son arrested and charged in murder

Annapolis man stabbed to death today, son arrested and charged in murder

| February 20, 2016 | 1 Comment

On February 20, 2016 at 2:45 a.m. Annapolis Police officers responded to a home in the 300 block of Atwater Drive for a report of a stabbing.  Inside the home, officers located Martin Jolalpa-Vazquez, 44, of Annapolis who was bleeding profusely.  Martin Jolalpa-Vazquez had been stabbed and was transported to Anne Arundel Medical Center where […]

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Schuh to host live chat during PBS Frontline’s “Chasing Heroin”

Schuh to host live chat during PBS Frontline’s “Chasing Heroin”

| February 18, 2016 | 1 Comment

County Executive Steve Schuh is inviting the public to join a “live chat” during the PBS Frontline two-hour special “Chasing Heroin” on Feb. 23. “Awareness is a major part of attacking the plague on our community that is heroin addiction,” County Executive Schuh said. “One of the most important things we need to do is […]

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Marcus Snipes sentenced to 5 years in St. Mary’s Church parking lot rape

Marcus Snipes sentenced to 5 years in St. Mary’s Church parking lot rape

| February 16, 2016 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced that Marcus Snipes, 24, of Severn, was sentenced to 15 years, suspend all but 5 years, for fourth degree sex offense and 1st degree assault of a female victim in the downtown Annapolis parking lot of St. Mary’s Parish and schools. “This young man had a bright future as a […]

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Brooklyn Park man sentenced to 20 years for assault

Brooklyn Park man sentenced to 20 years for assault

| February 15, 2016 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced  that Philip Robert Travers, 37, of Brooklyn, was given a 20-year sentence with 10 years of active incarceration from Circuit Court Judge Michael J. Wachs yesterday on charges of second degree assault. Travers pled guilty on February 3rd, 2016. Travers is no stranger to the justice system with […]

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Odenton repeat offender sentenced to 25 years in prison

Odenton repeat offender sentenced to 25 years in prison

| February 13, 2016 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced today that Jason Tyler Butler, of Odenton, was given a 25-year sentence from Circuit Court Judge Michele Jaklitsch yesterday on charges including issuing false documentation, felony theft, and second degree burglary. Judge Jaklitsch also ordered restitution in the form of civil judgments and refused to consider a modification of the […]

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Tilghman Island man arrested in Glen Burnie sex assault

Tilghman Island man arrested in Glen Burnie sex assault

| February 12, 2016 | 1 Comment

The following is an update on a crime reported earlier this month in Glen Burnie. As the investigation continued throughout the week, the Anne Arundel County Evidence Collection Unit and Crime Laboratory Section sifted through the evidence from both crime scenes. Forensic Chemists were able to recover a deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) profile from a pair […]

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