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Annapolis Police: racial profiling or good police work?

Annapolis Police: racial profiling or good police work?

| August 4, 2014 | 3 Comments

Over the past few weeks, many people were upset with the Annapolis Police Department as they worked to solve a robbery case. Part of their investigation led them to several young black males in the Clay Street community. Several were informally questioned and some were photographed. On the surface, it seems like a little bit of […]

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Crooks steal copper, cause power failure, likely suffer burns

Crooks steal copper, cause power failure, likely suffer burns

| August 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

On August 3, 2014, at approximately 10:00 a.m., officers from the Northern District responded to the Baltimore, Gas and Electric (BGE) substation located in the 700 block of Cabin Branch Lane, Linthicum in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, officers met with a representative from BGE, who advised that he responded to the substation for […]

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Bogus utility employee robs Linthicum woman

Bogus utility employee robs Linthicum woman

| August 2, 2014 | 1 Comment

On August 1, 2014 at approximately 10:47 a.m., officers from the Northern District responded to the 200 block of Hammonds Ferry Road in Linthicum for a reported Check Subject call. Upon arrival, officers met with the victim, who advised she was approached by a Hispanic male. The male advised that he worked for a local […]

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Police arrest three in Annapolis assault

Police arrest three in Annapolis assault

| August 2, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Police Department has arrested three individuals in connection with an assault on July 21 that injured two men while walking along Franklin Street.  The investigation centered on the Clay Street community and the police department felt the wrath of the public when it was discovered that police were taking photographs of black teens. […]

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Glen Burnie man busted for drugs after family member calls police

Glen Burnie man busted for drugs after family member calls police

| July 28, 2014 | 3 Comments

On July 27th, 2014 at approximately 12:16 am, officers from the Northern District Midnight Shift responded to the 500 block of Wellham Ave., Glen Burnie, Anne Arundel County, Maryland for a report of recovered CDS. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the reporting person who advised discovering a large quantity of marijuana located in a shed […]

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California man indicted on sex charges involving Edgewater girl

California man indicted on sex charges involving Edgewater girl

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

A California man was indicted Friday for sexual solicitation of an Edgewater girl that he met online, State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess announced. Murray Lee Chesak, 25, of Ontario, Calif., is charged with four counts of Sexual Solicitation of a Minor, Soliciting Child Pornography and Displaying Obscene Material to a Minor. On March 10, 2014, […]

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2 accidents send 2 to shock trauma with life threatening injuries

2 accidents send 2 to shock trauma with life threatening injuries

| July 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Three motorists are fighting for their lives in shock trauma after being injured in three separate accidents. The details of the two earlier accidents are below.  A third accident, on Route 50 eastbound near St. Margarets Road sent a third person (also on a motorcycle) to shock trauma. Details of the third accident have not […]

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Explosives expert retires from Annapolis Fire Department after 8 years

Explosives expert retires from Annapolis Fire Department after 8 years

| July 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

Friday, July 25, 2014 marks the retirement of Annapolis Fire Department, Fire and Explosives Services Unit member K-9 Benny. Benny has faithfully and diligently served the citizens of Annapolis and our surrounding communities since 2006. Benny is trained in explosive detection and has won several national awards for his skill, along with his handler, Lt. Carroll Spriggs. During his […]

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Stupid crook taunts police, captured

Stupid crook taunts police, captured

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

On July 23, 2014, the Anne Arundel County Police Department profiled Roger Ray Ireland during its “#WantedWednesday” feature. Roger Ireland himself then commented on the Facebook thread saying “Y’all will never catch me…” referencing his attempts to continue to elude the police. On July 24, 2014, detectives from the Intelligence Unit followed up on some […]

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Woman indicted in near-fatal bike accident last month

Woman indicted in near-fatal bike accident last month

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess announced today that 54-year-old Robin Vera Colbert was indicted on 11 counts in a near-fatal collision with two bicyclists near Annapolis last month. Colbert, of Annapolis, is charged with two counts of Second-Degree Assault, Causing a Life-Threatening Injury While Under the Influence of Alcohol, Causing a Life-Threatening Injury While Impaired […]

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Man leaves 98-year old mother in car while at Maryland Live! casino

Man leaves 98-year old mother in car while at Maryland Live! casino

| July 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

On July 21, 2014, at 6:37 p.m., officers responded to the parking garage at the Maryland Live! Casino for a 911 call to check the well-being of an elderly female, who was located inside of a truck. A concerned citizen contacted police after seeing the victim inside of the vehicle. The officers located a red Ford […]

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Gang of boys attacks two men in Annapolis

Gang of boys attacks two men in Annapolis

| July 22, 2014 | 5 Comments

From the Annapolis Police Department: Last night, just before midnight in the first block of Franklin Street, two men were walking separately in the area when they were approached from behind by five to seven boys and assaulted. The boys took a brown leather tri-fold wallet from one man and a brown leather bi-fold wallet, […]

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Police seek help in Severna Park strong arm robbery

Police seek help in Severna Park strong arm robbery

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

On July 19, 2014, at approximately 3:32 a.m., officers from the Eastern District responded to the 500 block of Jumpers Hole Road in Severna Park for a report of a citizen robbery. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the 17-year-old and 18-year-old male victims, who reported that they were in their vehicle and stopped their vehicle […]

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Police make arrests in December’s murder in Odenton

Police make arrests in December’s murder in Odenton

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County police have announced the arrest of two individuals in connection with the murder of Shar-Ron Charles Mason who was shot and killed on December 10, 2013 in his home in Odenton, Maryland. At the time witnesses described a black male in his mid 20s wearing a blue coat and jeans running from the scene. In 2013 […]

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Police warn local businesses of pre-planted bombs

Police warn local businesses of pre-planted bombs

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The City’s Main Streets Annapolis Partnership issued a frightening warning to local businesses in this morning’s email.   From Anne Arundel County Police: Commercial businesses across the country have been plagued by threats of pre-planted bombs being in their businesses. In the last 18 months, Anne Arundel County has seen approximately six of these incidents. The callers […]

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Annapolis cabbie robbed at knifepoint

Annapolis cabbie robbed at knifepoint

| July 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

After picking up two passengers outside of the Robinwood community at Tyler Ave near Forest Dr, they requested a ride to the Annapolis Mall.  While on West Street driving towards the Mall, one of the subjects asked the cab driver to turn onto Gibralter Ave. As they neared Moreland Parkway, one subject grabbed the collar […]

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Man charged with attempted murder in Brooklyn arson

Man charged with attempted murder in Brooklyn arson

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Members of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department’s Fire/Arson Investigation Unit have determined that Monday’s fire in Brooklyn Park was incendiary and intentional in nature. On July, 14th, around 7:00 a.m., Fire Investigators responded to assist firefighters at a dwelling fire in the unit block of Ballman Court. Firefighters had been alerted to the fire […]

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Man charged for sexual abuse of disabled adult at Opportunity Builders

Man charged for sexual abuse of disabled adult at Opportunity Builders

| July 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Monday, July 14, 2014, at approximately 12:55 p.m., officers from Western District responded to Opportunity Builders located at 8855 Veterans Highway in Millersville for a report of vulnerable adult abuse.  A 21-year-old male victim diagnosed with autism disclosed that he was sexually abused by a staff member sometime between May 15, 2014 and June […]

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Man convicted of child abuse, rape of child in 1997 Glen Burnie rape

Man convicted of child abuse, rape of child in 1997 Glen Burnie rape

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

After less than an hour of deliberation, an Anne Arundel County jury on Friday found 62-year-old James Lawyer Sr. guilty of Child Abuse, two counts of Second-Degree Sex Offense, three counts of Third-Degree Sex Offense and Second-Degree Rape of a young girl in Glen Burnie, State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess announced. The incidents of abuse […]

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15-year old Young Marines leader charges with child sex offenses

15-year old Young Marines leader charges with child sex offenses

| July 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Sunday, July 13th, 2014 Anne Arundel County Child Abuse detectives responded to the Western District Police Station to investigate allegations of sexual child abuse.  A child victim disclosed he was sexually abused while attending the Annapolis Chapter of Young Marines over the course of two years.   Through witness interviews and evidence collected, detectives identified […]

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Two men shot in Annapolis’ Robinwood community

Two men shot in Annapolis’ Robinwood community

| July 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

On July 11th at 5:05pm officers responded to the 1300 block of Tyler Avenue for a report of a shooting.  When they arrived they located Reginald Butler, 25, and Reno Green, 24, both of Annapolis.  Each was suffering from gun shot wounds. Butler and Green were in a vehicle when they got in an argument […]

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MSP investigating Park N Ride death in Annapolis

MSP investigating Park N Ride death in Annapolis

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Maryland State Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a car in an Anne Arundel County parking lot yesterday. The man has not been positively identified. A wallet was found on the body with identification that was the same as the person to whom the vehicle is registered. Investigators […]

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