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Motorcycle accident snarls Crofton traffic, kills 1, sends toddler to hospital

Motorcycle accident snarls Crofton traffic, kills 1, sends toddler to hospital

| January 25, 2018

On January 25, 2018 at 5:15p.m., officers responded to a motorcycle crash on MD-3 (Crain Hwy) northbound at Carver Road in Gambrills. Investigation showed that a Yamaha motorcycle was traveling on MD-3 northbound when it struck a Toyota minivan that was crossing northbound MD-3. The driver of motorcycle, Stuart Livingstone (26) of Bowie was declared […]

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Annapolis Police Department announces new Citizen’s Advisory Board

Annapolis Police Department announces new Citizen’s Advisory Board

| January 24, 2018

Annapolis Police Chief Scott Baker announces the formation of a 10 member Citizen Advisory Board for the department.  The chief is seeking applications to create a diverse board that will represent residents, business owners, youth, faith-based communities, and schools. This has been a priority of Chief Baker since his appointment last June. “This board will […]

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Police make arrest in death of Jose Portillo whose remains were discovered in Quiet Waters Park

Police make arrest in death of Jose Portillo whose remains were discovered in Quiet Waters Park

| January 19, 2018

This is an update to previous stories here and here. BACKGROUND: On Monday, August 28, 2017 at approximately 11:00 a.m., acting on a tip, members of the Anne Arundel County Police Department located human skeletal remains. The remains were located in a wooded area of Quiet Waters Park located in the 600 block of Quiet […]

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SHARE: Police seek help in locating missing Annapolis teen

SHARE: Police seek help in locating missing Annapolis teen

| January 19, 2018

The Annapolis Police Department is seeking help locating a missing juvenile. Danela Rodriquez, (Hispanic female, 14yo, 5’02”, 130 lbs, brown hair and brown eyes), is a runaway who has been reported missing by her relatives. She was last seen wearing a green camouflage jacket, grey sweatshirt, khaki shorts, and brown flipflops. Danela may be in […]

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2 men beat, rob woman in stairwell of HACA’s Harbour House

2 men beat, rob woman in stairwell of HACA’s Harbour House

| January 19, 2018

Early yesterday morning (330am), Annapolis Police responded to the Harbor House apartment building in the 1100 block of Madison Street for reports of a woman screaming for help. Officers arrived and located the adult female (47) victim lying on the floor at the bottom of the stairwell. She reported that she was assaulted from behind […]

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Prostitution arrest at Nurturing Hanz massage parlor in Glen Burnie

Prostitution arrest at Nurturing Hanz massage parlor in Glen Burnie

| January 18, 2018

During the month of January 2018, the Narcotics & Special Investigations Section’s Vice Unit conducted an investigation of Nurturing Hanz Therapeutic Massage located at 7954 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd., Suite 2L, Glen Burnie. On January 17, 2018, detectives concluded their investigation and arrested two female suspects in the business. Both suspects were charged with prostitution and […]

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Car crashes into West Street Valvoline store, building condemned

Car crashes into West Street Valvoline store, building condemned

| January 11, 2018

At 3:58 pm today Annapolis and Anne Arundel Fire Department units were dispatched for a Motor Vehicle Collision, vehicle into a structure in the 1900 Block of West Street. Upon arrival Fire Departments units found a single vehicle that struck the side of a building. The driver of the vehicle had exited the vehicle prior […]

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Deputy States Attorney resigns amid HACA subpoena questions

Deputy States Attorney resigns amid HACA subpoena questions

| January 10, 2018

Jonathon Church, Anne Arundel County’s Deputy States Attorney abruptly resigned yesterday. Church was embroiled in a dispute between the Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis (HACA) and the Annapolis Police Department. The police department had requested a roster of public housing residents and HACA refused. The police department then obtained a grand jury subpoena. […]

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13 guns stolen from Hanover Armory near BWI, ATF on the hunt for four suspects

13 guns stolen from Hanover Armory near BWI, ATF on the hunt for four suspects

| January 7, 2018

Baltimore’s division Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives is looking for four people accused of stealing 13 firearms from Hanover Armory (a gun dealer) early this morning in Anne Arundel County. The burglars broke into the Hanover Armory, at 1327 Ashton Road near BWI Airport, at about 6:19 a.m.  and stole firearms that include rifles […]

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MSP honor’s County resident as 2017 Aviation Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year

MSP honor’s County resident as 2017 Aviation Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year

| January 7, 2018

The Maryland State Police Aviation Command recognized Cpl. Stephen Reuter as the 2017 Aviation Command Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year. Reuter, a resident of Anne Arundel County, is assigned to the Easton Section (Trooper 6) as a flight paramedic and assistant section supervisor and is being recognized for his outstanding performance in both roles. As […]

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Annapolis man arrested for burglary and false imprisonment

Annapolis man arrested for burglary and false imprisonment

| January 5, 2018

Last night, Annapolis Police were called to the 1100 block of Madison Street for a burglary in progress. Two juvenile residents were home alone when a man they didn’t know entered through the unlocked apartment door. The man, later identified as Larenzo Martin, 32, of Annapolis, locked the door to the apartment after he entered […]

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AA County files legal action against opioid manufacturers, distributors, and local doctors

AA County files legal action against opioid manufacturers, distributors, and local doctors

| January 5, 2018

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh announced that the County has filed legal action against opioid manufacturers, distributors, and local over-prescribing doctors. Anne Arundel County is the first jurisdiction in Maryland to file such an action. “Misleading and deceptive marketing practices and unethical prescribing practices have accelerated the opioid addiction epidemic in Anne Arundel County,” […]

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Pasadena man charged with manslaughter for providing fatal dose of heroin

Pasadena man charged with manslaughter for providing fatal dose of heroin

| January 4, 2018

On October 8, 2017, at approximately 10:51 a.m., officers responded to a fatal overdose in the 200 block of Meadow Road in Pasadena. When officers arrived they located 28 year old Jared Weddle deceased from an apparent heroin overdose. Detectives from the Fatal Overdose Unit responded and began an investigation. During the course of their […]

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MSP releases holiday enforcement statistics

MSP releases holiday enforcement statistics

| January 3, 2018

This year’s holiday season efforts of the Maryland State Police had a positive effect on reducing crashes and keeping the public safe. Traffic enforcement efforts by Maryland state troopers during the holiday period resulted in more than 10,000 traffic stops that led to 264 arrests and more than 180 arrests of impaired drivers. Maryland State […]

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Two shot at Severn New Years party including Marshall University football player

Two shot at Severn New Years party including Marshall University football player

| January 2, 2018

On January 1, 2018, at approximately 1:01 a.m., officers responded to a shooting at 7814 Bastille Road in Severn.  Upon arrival, officers found there was a large party at the address and located an adult male victim with a gunshot wound to his back. He was transported to shock trauma and treated for non-life threatening […]

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Drunk woman hits AACoPD officer with car during traffic stop

Drunk woman hits AACoPD officer with car during traffic stop

| January 1, 2018

On December 31, 2017 at approximately 7:43 p.m., a lookout was broadcast for a possible intoxicated driver on Mountain Road traveling towards Edwin Raynor Blvd.  Officers located the vehicle traveling on Mountain Road and conducted a traffic stop in the parking lot of the Rite Aid located at 3400 Mountain Road in Pasadena. During the stop, […]

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Police arrest two in West Street robbery of Annapolis vape shop

Police arrest two in West Street robbery of Annapolis vape shop

| December 28, 2017

On December 27, 2017, at approximately 10:00 p.m., officers responded for a robbery at the Mr. Smoke located at 2020 West Street in Annapolis. An employee stated that two suspects armed with handguns entered the store and demanded money. The suspects took money and 2 vapes before fleeing through a rear door of the store. […]

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MSP Trooper breaks record for DUI arrests

MSP Trooper breaks record for DUI arrests

| December 27, 2017

A trooper has made Maryland State Police history by breaking the record for the number of DUI arrests made in a year. For the past four years, Trooper First Class Anthony Wallace has made at least 100 DUI arrests each year, thus breaking a statewide record for the Maryland State Police. Prior to 2017, TFC […]

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It takes a special kind of stupid…

It takes a special kind of stupid…

| December 26, 2017

Usually we don’t editorialize on police reports, but this is an exception. It takes a special kind of stupid to try to hold someone up in the parking lot of the Annapolis, MD police station! 12/22 at 4:40pm:  The adult male victim was operating a vehicle when he noticed he was being followed by a […]

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Glen Burnie teen is one of seven arrested in Wicomico County after large fight with shots fired

Glen Burnie teen is one of seven arrested in Wicomico County after large fight with shots fired

| December 21, 2017

Maryland State Police have charged seven people arrested by state and local police overnight after multiple police departments responded to a report of a fight with shots fired in Wicomico County. Those arrested and charged are identified as Arnell Bivans, 24, of Fruitland, Md., Dae von Wheeless, 19, of Glen Burnie, Md., and Aitana Satchell, […]

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Two more arrested in murder of Jenni Lopez, eight now charged

Two more arrested in murder of Jenni Lopez, eight now charged

| December 20, 2017

Over the past several months, the Anne Arundel County Police Department has been working with multiple law enforcement partners on the ongoing murder investigation of Jenni Lopez. In working with the Frederick Police Department and the Montgomery County Police Department additional suspects have been positively identified as to their role in the disappearance/homicide of Ms. […]

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MSP helicopter pilot arrested on child pornography charges, evidence seized at MSP aviation hangar

MSP helicopter pilot arrested on child pornography charges, evidence seized at MSP aviation hangar

| December 19, 2017

A Maryland State Police investigation today resulted in the arrest of a civilian pilot in the State Police Aviation Command on child pornography charges. The accused is identified as David Eldredge, 36, of Preston, Md. He is charged with ten counts of possession of child pornography. Eldredge has been employed as a civilian helicopter pilot […]

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