Tag: Heroin

Registration open for Opti Atlantic Coast Championships

Registration open for Opti Atlantic Coast Championships

| September 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

Online registration is open for the 2015 United States Optimist Dinghy Association (USODA) Atlantic Coast Championships (ACCs), hosted by the Annapolis Yacht Club (AYC) October 24-25. As a qualifier for the 2016 USODA Team Trials, over 200 boats are expected, making this one of the largest regattas ever hosted in the Annapolis area. Sailors ages […]

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County encourages residents to participate in Overdose Awareness Week

County encourages residents to participate in Overdose Awareness Week

| September 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] County Executive Steve Schuh encourages every citizen to take time during Overdose Awareness Week to help educate their children, friends and neighbors about the dangers of addiction. “Addiction is something that destroys too many lives in our county,” said Schuh. “While we are making crucial investments in overdose prevention on the county level, […]

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24 heroin dealers indicted in Annapolis

24 heroin dealers indicted in Annapolis

| August 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Police Department announces the indictments of twenty-four Annapolis heroin dealers.  The Annapolis Heroin Initiative spanned more than six months and involved Annapolis detectives working undercover to make controlled purchases from drug dealers.  The Annapolis Police Department’s Drug Enforcement Unit made 50 controlled buys in different areas around the City of Annapolis, including twelve […]

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Schuh’s new budget embraces controlling the heroin epidemic

Schuh’s new budget embraces controlling the heroin epidemic

| June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Council today embraced County  Executive Steve Schuh’s budget plan to address the growing heroin crisis in Anne Arundel County.  “The enacted budget will be making strategic investments in education, health, and public safety to fight this problem from every angle.” said Schuh. “I thank the Council for embracing my budget plan […]

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Brooklyn man busted fro growing pot in yard

Brooklyn man busted fro growing pot in yard

| June 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

On June 1, 2015 Northern District’s Tactical Narcotics Unit (TNT) received a citizen’s complaint of marijuana being grown in the yard in the 4100 block of Belle Grove Road. TNT Detectives responded to the area and observed several plants in the yard. A search warrant was obtained for the residence. On June 1, 2015 at 1500 […]

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Heroin taskforce releases recommendations to Schuh

Heroin taskforce releases recommendations to Schuh

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

County Executive Steve Schuh and Anne Arundel County’s Heroin Action Taskforce today released a Heroin Action Plan to combat the heroin crisis in the county. “This report will provide the blueprint for tackling this crisis over the next decade,” said Schuh. “The final plan focuses on stepping up our efforts to educate our children, treat […]

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Have you benefitted from the Community Action Agency?

Have you benefitted from the Community Action Agency?

| February 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Community Action Agency (CAA) is preparing to commemorate fifty (50) years of service to low-income families in Anne Arundel County. We are seeking brief written recollections of personal experiences from individuals who have either participated in, or worked with an agency programs such as Energy Assistance, Head Start, Youth Service Bureau, Senior Aides or […]

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Gambrills businesswoman seeking Vitale’s vacant seat

Gambrills businesswoman seeking Vitale’s vacant seat

| February 2, 2015 | 2 Comments

Gambrills businesswoman and Crofton resident, Angelette Aviles, announces her interest in applying for Delegate Cathy Vitale’s soon-to-be vacant seat. Her motivation comes from her customers, vendors, and neighbors who, while at her bakery eating desserts, openly discuss their frustration with the state’s affairs as well as their suggestions for a better Maryland. Aviles states, “after […]

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AAMC announces heart-healthy events for February

AAMC announces heart-healthy events for February

| February 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) is presenting a month of heart healthy educational events throughout February, widely known as heart awareness month. Heart disease continues to be a leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. The2012 Anne Arundel County community health needs assessment, the most recent data available, shows that […]

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Annapolis mansion fire ruled accidental; Christmas tree fueled conflagration

Annapolis mansion fire ruled accidental; Christmas tree fueled conflagration

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County authorities, along with the ATF have determined that the fire that destroyed a waterfront mansion in Annapolis and killed six people was accidental. Authorities believe that an electrical fire sparked the blaze in the great room of the 16,000 square foot mansion. A 15′ Christmas tree in the room was cited as […]

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Schuh declares heroin use a public health emergency

Schuh declares heroin use a public health emergency

| January 27, 2015 | 4 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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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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Police to begin carrying anti-overdose drug for heroin

Police to begin carrying anti-overdose drug for heroin

| March 24, 2014 | 5 Comments

During the summer of 2013, the Anne Arundel County Police Department began to observe a noticeable rise in heroin overdoses in the Southern portion of Anne County in areas such as Annapolis, Parole, and Edgewater. Through intelligence gathering, it was determined that the majority of the overdoses were occurring in public places such as malls […]

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Glen Burnie Heroin Bust Nets 2 Arrests And Pen Gun

Glen Burnie Heroin Bust Nets 2 Arrests And Pen Gun

| February 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

On February 6, 2014 at approximately 7:00 p.m. detectives from Northern District’s Tactical Patrol Unit (TPU) and Tactical Narcotics Team (TNT) executed a narcotics search warrant at 104 Chesapeake Ct Room 300. As a result, heroin, .22 caliber pen gun, U.S. currency, and CDS paraphernalia for distribution was recovered. As a result of this operation, […]

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