Tag: Annapolis Police Department

We’re sorry, we screwed up!

We’re sorry, we screwed up!

| October 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

When you screw up, you correct the mistake, you apologize, and you move on. And we screwed up earlier this afternoon.  A pedestrian was hit while walking along Duke of Gloucester Street in Annapolis. We initially reported that the accident involved three school-aged children. Ultimately, it did not.  We began to receive texts and calls […]

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Annapolis Police investigating Robinwood shooting

Annapolis Police investigating Robinwood shooting

| October 11, 2014 | 2 Comments

On Friday, October 10th at 11:48 p.m. the Annapolis Police Department received several calls reporting shots heard in the 1400 block of Tyler Avenue.  Officers responded to the area and, despite checking the area on foot, did not locate a victim, crime scene, or witnesses. On Saturday, October 11th at 12:45 a.m. Anne Arundel Medical […]

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Pantelides to address escalating violence in Eastport

Pantelides to address escalating violence in Eastport

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides met with Police Chief Michael Pristoop and City Manager Tom Andrews again yesterday afternoon to continue their discussion surrounding concerns raised about shots fired in the Housing Authority community of Eastport Terrace. Mayor Pantelides asked the chief to outline public safety efforts in the area and to detail the application of […]

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Mayor Pantelides has a gunfire problem on his hands

Mayor Pantelides has a gunfire problem on his hands

| October 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

UPDATE:  The criticism about a lack of response and deletion of comments may be because some of the comments were left on the Mayor’s page for his campaign and not the page established by the Mayor for the City.  The residents of Eastport are fired up about the increase in gunfire in their neighborhoods. Citing […]

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Man dies in Annapolis double shooting

Man dies in Annapolis double shooting

| September 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Monday, September 29th at 7:40 a.m. Officers from the Annapolis Police Department responded to an apartment in the 1100 block of Madison Street for a report of a shooting.  Upon arrival officers located Arthurdella Harris, 49, and Tony Smith, 54, suffering from gun shot wounds.  Harris and Smith were transported R. Adams Cowley Shock […]

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40-year old Annapolis man exposes himself to 12-year old girl

40-year old Annapolis man exposes himself to 12-year old girl

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

On September 25, 2014, at approximately 10:39 a.m., officers from the Eastern District responded to the area of Cananaro Court and Secretariat Drive in Annapolis for a report of an indecent exposure that had just occurred. Upon arrival, officers spoke with an adult witness who indicated that a 12-year-old female victim was upset and reported […]

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Annapolis police make arrest in rec center shooting

Annapolis police make arrest in rec center shooting

| September 16, 2014 | 2 Comments

On Tuesday, September 16th Detectives from the Annapolis Police Department arrested Vernell Williams, 23, of Annapolis for the shooting that occurred on Monday, September 15th outside the “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center (PMRC). On Monday, September 15th at 5:35 p.m. officers responded to the outdoor basketball courts near PMRC for reports of shots fired.  Upon arrival […]

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UPDATE: Shooting at Annapolis rec center

UPDATE: Shooting at Annapolis rec center

| September 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

From the Annapolis Police Department: The victim, a 25 year old man from Annapolis, was at the outdoor basketball courts near the “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center when he became involved in an argument with a male subject known to him.  The suspect left the area and returned with a gun.  The suspect fired several times, […]

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Annapolis Police Department hosts 1 mile challenge for Special Olympics

Annapolis Police Department hosts 1 mile challenge for Special Olympics

| September 13, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Annapolis City Police Department will host the 5th annual One Mile Challenge on Saturday, October 4, 2014 through the Annapolis Historic District. The One Mile Challenge will benefit Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD), which provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports events for Maryland’s children and adults with intellectual […]

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Annapolis police investigating murder in public housing complex

Annapolis police investigating murder in public housing complex

| August 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

On August 10th at 1:20 a.m., officers responded to the 1100 block of Madison Street for a report of shots fired.   Once on scene Officers located a male victim near the bench of the baseball field suffering from gun shot wounds. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. This is the first homicide in […]

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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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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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Annapolis Police under fire for photographing black teens

Annapolis Police under fire for photographing black teens

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

After two men were attacked on July 21st, the Annapolis Police Department began investigating to solve the crime. The suspects were “5-7 black teenagers.” In their efforts to solve the crime, residents of Clay Street claim that the police are stopping and photographing their children and are alleging racial profiling. Chief of Police, Michael Pristoop, […]

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Annapolis Police go fishing with the kids

Annapolis Police go fishing with the kids

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The week of July 21st saw the Annapolis Police Department holding its annual youth fishing camp for the 14th year.  Youngsters from Annapolis learned how to fish with the help of officers, civilian employees, and volunteers.  Longtime participant Lt. Kevin Krauss even took vacation from his job as Commander of Criminal Investigations to go out […]

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7 displaced as car rams through Annapolis apartment building

7 displaced as car rams through Annapolis apartment building

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Friday, July 11, 2014, at 01:43AM, Annapolis Fire Department units were dispatched to the unit block of Melrob Court in Eastport, for a reported motor vehicle accident with a car into a structure. Upon arrival, units found a passenger vehicle which had driven into the building, through ground level sliding glass doors, and traveled […]

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Annapolis Police arrest Severn man after gun discharge

Annapolis Police arrest Severn man after gun discharge

| July 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

Last night at 6:30pm, the Annapolis Police Department responded to the Harbour House community for a report someone shooting from a vehicle.  Officers located a vehicle matching the description given leaving the area.  The vehicle stopped in the 800 block of Chesapeake Av, four occupants stayed inside the vehicle, but one man ran from the vehicle carrying […]

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Churchton man charged in abduction of 12-year old Annapolis girl

Churchton man charged in abduction of 12-year old Annapolis girl

| July 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

On July 5 at 3:09 p.m. officers from Annapolis Police Department responded to the area of Skippers Lane and South Cherry Grove Avenue for a 12 year old girl reporting she had been abducted.  The girl told police that she was walking in the area when a man pulled her into his vehicle, drove her […]

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Newly trained officer used Narcan to save life

Newly trained officer used Narcan to save life

| June 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

On June 16, ten minutes after completing Naloxone training, Officer Justin Goods responded to the unit block of Amos Garrett Blvd for a report of a possible heroin overdose.  Officer Goods located a 24 year old man from Annapolis displaying symptoms of a heroin overdose.  The symptoms included being unresponsive, not breathing and turning blue.  […]

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Nearly a dozen Annapolis heroin dealers indicted

Nearly a dozen Annapolis heroin dealers indicted

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Police Department, in close partnership with the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office and assisted by Anne Arundel County Police Department and the Maryland State Police, announces the indictments of nine Annapolis heroin dealers.  This multi-agency drug initiative spanned more than seven months and involved undercover police officers making controlled purchases from drug dealers. In […]

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Breaking: Stabbing in West Annapolis

Breaking: Stabbing in West Annapolis

| May 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

UPDATE: Police have reported that it was self inflicted and patient was transported to AAMC for treatment . Police, fire, and EMS crews are responding to a stabbing in the 200 block of Claude Street in West Annapolis. According to the dispatch, a male had been stabbed in the chest and was not alert. This […]

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Annapolis man arrested for impersonating officer

Annapolis man arrested for impersonating officer

| April 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

On April 25, 2014 officers from the Annapolis Police Department arrested Kevin Hall, 47, of Annapolis for impersonating a police officer and numerous traffic violations after an altercation stemming from a traffic incident. On April 25, 2014 at 6:41pm a frantic 26 year old female called police after a man, later identified as Kevin Hall, […]

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2 sentenced for Annapolis drug dealing

2 sentenced for Annapolis drug dealing

| April 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

U.S. District Judge Ellen L. Hollander sentenced Ernst Harmon, age 37, of Annapolis, Maryland, today to 198 months in prison, and his brother Dontaye Harmon, age 40, of Baltimore, Maryland to 125 months in prison, both followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine base. […]

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