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3 officers injured when minivan strikes undercover vehicle

3 officers injured when minivan strikes undercover vehicle

| January 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

On January 28, 2015 at approximately 9:25 a.m., officers responded to a serious personal injury motor vehicle collision between a police vehicle and civilian vehicle on Edwin Raynor Blvd at Pekin Rd in Pasadena. The investigation determined that the unmarked police vehicle, a 2007 Chevy Impala, was traveling northbound on Edwin Raynor Blvd Road with […]

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Schuh declares heroin use a public health emergency

Schuh declares heroin use a public health emergency

| January 27, 2015 | 3 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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2 bodies discovered in rubble of Annapolis mansion fire (Video Update)

2 bodies discovered in rubble of Annapolis mansion fire (Video Update)

| January 21, 2015 | 2 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Fire Department said that two bodies were found in the rubble of the fire that destroyed a 16,000 square foot mansion in Annapolis.  There were a total of six people unaccounted for–2 adults and 4 children.   The bodies were found with the assistance of cadaver dogs which are specially trained […]

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Police arrest 4 in Edgewater attempted armed robbery

Police arrest 4 in Edgewater attempted armed robbery

| January 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

On January 20, 2015, at approximately 6:26 p.m., officers from the Southern District responded to the Edgewater Park located in the 200 block of Maryland Way in Edgewater, for a reported attempted robbery and shots fired that had just occurred. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the 21-year-old male victim from Edgewater, who stated that he was confronted by […]

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Police discover abused, dead Pit Bulls in Pasadena’s Freetown community

Police discover abused, dead Pit Bulls in Pasadena’s Freetown community

| January 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Police Gang Unit assisted by Northern District Detectives worked with the Freetown Community developed information and executed a search warrant in the 7800 block of Freetown Road, Glen Burnie, Maryland. The warrant was executed in the early morning hours of Friday, January 16, 2015. Detectives discovered, in the wooded area, five […]

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Fire at Glen Burnie Toys R Us causes $250K in damages, intentionally set

Fire at Glen Burnie Toys R Us causes $250K in damages, intentionally set

| January 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

On January 15th at 11:57 a.m., firefighters were dispatched to a reported building fire at the Glen Burnie Toys R Us, located at 6711 Ritchie Highway North. The first arriving unit observed heavy smoke showing from the roof and personnel entering the building encountered heavy smoke and high heat conditions, prompting the request for a […]

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Baltimore man charged in Anne Arundel with sexual solicitation of a minor

Baltimore man charged in Anne Arundel with sexual solicitation of a minor

| January 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

This past week, investigators with the Anne Arundel County Police Department’s Child Abuse Unit began an undercover investigation by communicating online with individuals who were soliciting young females on the internet for sex. The investigator posed online as a 14-year-old girl. During these communications, the suspect solicited the investigator for this purpose and suggested that […]

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Police investigating morning murder in Freetown

Police investigating morning murder in Freetown

| January 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

On Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at approximately 7:39 a.m., the Anne Arundel County Police responded to the 7800 block of Coutros Court, Pasadena, Maryland for an unknown disturbance. Upon arrival officers located a deceased male in the address suffering from apparent upper body trauma. The deceased was positively identified as Breon “Breezy” Emerson Cager, 27 […]

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Man killed in accident on Route 50 at I-97 in Annapolis

Man killed in accident on Route 50 at I-97 in Annapolis

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

On January 7th at approximately 2:05 a.m., units responded to the area of Route 50 west bound between I-97 and the South River Bridge for the report of a motor vehicle accident. Units arrived on location and found a collision involving a pedestrian struck. Witness accounts to fire department personnel on the scene indicate that […]

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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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Separate incidents injure numerous students in snowy weather

Separate incidents injure numerous students in snowy weather

| January 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

This morning, a school bus overturned in Odenton, two Northeast High School students were taken to shock trauma (one in critical condition), and a Glen Burnie High student was hit by a car in the snowy weather.  Anne Arundel County Public Schools did not delay or cancel school due to the weather. The police had […]

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Shady Side man killed in New Years crash

Shady Side man killed in New Years crash

| January 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

On 1/1/2015 at approximately 6:34pm Traffic Safety was called to a report of a single vehicle collision into a tree on Shady Side Road near Cedarhurst Road in Shady Side. Preliminary investigation revealed a white Ford Crown Victoria was driving northbound on Shady Side Road and failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway. The […]

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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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Michael Phelps and a step-by-step guide to handling a DUI arrest

Michael Phelps and a step-by-step guide to handling a DUI arrest

| December 29, 2014 | 5 Comments

What does the average John Doe have in common with 18-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Michael Phelps? From a legal standpoint, the answer might be more than you’d expect—they’re both: a.) human, and hence predisposed to momentary lapses in judgment; b.) subject to the same laws and equal treatment before the justice system; and c.) […]

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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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Easton man robs Odenton bank, rams police officers with car

Easton man robs Odenton bank, rams police officers with car

| December 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Monday, December 22, 2014 at approximately 5:48 p.m., the Anne Arundel County Police responded to the Navy Federal Credit Union located in the 2200 block of Blue Water Boulevard, Odenton, Maryland for an armed bank robbery. The suspect displayed a handgun and threatened bank tellers before fleeing with an undetermined amount of cash. Responding […]

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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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Police investigating string of robberies

Police investigating string of robberies

| December 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Police are investigating several recent robberies across the county. Armed Robbery, Severna Park, Jimmy Johns On 12/20/14 at 11:00 p.m. units responded to the Jimmy John’s located at 537 Ritchie Hwy for a Robbery that had just occurred. Upon arrival officers spoke to an employee who stated she was walking to her vehicle […]

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8 arrested after melee at Arundel High School

8 arrested after melee at Arundel High School

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

On December 19, 2014, at approximately 10:30 a.m., officers responded to assist the School Resource Officer at Arundel High School, located at 1001 Annapolis Road, Gambrills, MD in reference to a large fight that had broken out. This fight occurred during “Wildcat Hour” near the school cafeteria. It appears that 10 female students were involved […]

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Police investigating Glen Burnie armed carjacking

Police investigating Glen Burnie armed carjacking

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

On December 16, 2014, at approximately 9:03 p.m., officers from the Northern District responded to the area of McGowan Road and Beach Road in Glen Burnie for a report of an armed carjacking of a taxi cab driver from Taz Inc. in Brooklyn. The 52-year-old female driver reported that she responded to the 900 block […]

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Police seize drugs and weapons in Glen Burnie raid

Police seize drugs and weapons in Glen Burnie raid

| December 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

On December 15, 2014, at approximately 11:00 a.m., detectives from Northern District’s Tactical Narcotics Team (TNT) executed a narcotics search warrant at 307 Wilson Boulevard SW in Glen Burnie. As a result of the operation, the following was seized: (52) capsules or 15.39 grams of heroin (approximate street value $1,846) (299) alprazolam pills (approximate street […]

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