Tag: Murder

Jury finds Glen Burnie man guilty in 2014 attempted murder case

Jury finds Glen Burnie man guilty in 2014 attempted murder case

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced today announced that 23-year-old Ronnie Rashid Downs was found guilty by and Anne Arundel County jury today of attempted second degree murder in the double shooting of 26-year-old Reginald Butler and 25-year-old Reno Green, as well as first and second degree assault, reckless endangerment, use of a […]

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Annapolis Police make arrest in recent shooting

Annapolis Police make arrest in recent shooting

| May 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

On 05/28 Demetrius Hawkins, 23, of Annapolis was arrested and charged with the shooting that occurred on 05/27 at 12:08am in the 1700 block of Belle Dr.  Officers responded to reports of shots fired in the area.  They located a 22 year old man from Annapolis suffering from two gun shot wounds to his extremities.  […]

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Motorist missing after flash flood sweeps truck away in Maryland City

Motorist missing after flash flood sweeps truck away in Maryland City

| May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

One motorist is missing after the vehicle they were operating was reportedly swept off of Brock Bridge Road by high water. Around 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning, Anne Arundel County 911 received a report from a motorist who witnessed a vehicle described as a small white pickup truck being swept off the roadway in the […]

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Anne Arundel’s State’s Attorney wins award

Anne Arundel’s State’s Attorney wins award

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Earlier this month State’s Attorney Wes Adams received the Virginia Mahoney Memorial Award from the Maryland State Board of Victim Services at their annual luncheon.  For the past 30 years the State Board of Victim Services in the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention honors those who have contributed to the crime victims’ rights movement. […]

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Jury finds man guilty in Severn shooting

Jury finds man guilty in Severn shooting

| May 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced that an Anne Arundel County jury  found 22-year-old James Hawthorne guilty on six counts related to firing a weapon in a Severn community last fall. The verdict was announced earlier this week. After a three day trial and three hours of deliberation, the jury found James Hawthorne […]

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Optimists bringing Cole Brothers Circus to town

Optimists bringing Cole Brothers Circus to town

| April 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Optimist Club is bringing The Cole Bros. Circus -To The Max, to Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds on May 6 & 7, 2015!    An amazing assemblage of animal and human performers headline a once-in-a-lifetime Celebration of the Amazing, all under the giant big top! Proceeds for this  fundraiser go to local Optimist youth programs like scholarships, […]

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MSP Trooper charged in assault of Glen Burnie man

MSP Trooper charged in assault of Glen Burnie man

| April 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

A Maryland state trooper has been charged with an assault on a man in custody who was under arrest for tossing a lit cigarette on the trooper. Trooper First Class Nathan Steelman, 28, is charged with second degree assault and misconduct in office. He was charged on a criminal summons late this afternoon at State […]

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4 Anne Arundel County detention officers arrested, charged with misconduct in office

4 Anne Arundel County detention officers arrested, charged with misconduct in office

| April 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

UPDATE:  From Anne Arundel County Police: On January 26th, 2015, the Anne Arundel County Police Department was contacted by the Anne Arundel County Department of Detention Facilities regarding possible corruption of detention officers smuggling illegal contraband into the Jennifer Road Detention Center located at 131 Jennifer Road Annapolis, MD. As a result of the reported […]

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Woman found slain in Arundel Mills Dunkin Donuts

Woman found slain in Arundel Mills Dunkin Donuts

| April 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

On Sunday, April 12, 2015 at approximately 10:51 p.m., the Anne Arundel County Police Department responded to the Dunkin Donuts located at 7657 Arundel Mills Boulevard, Hanover, Maryland for a walk up complaint.  Patrons had notified an officer that no employees were present in the Dunkin Donuts.  An officer entered the business and did not […]

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Annapolis man charged with attempted murder of Anne Arundel officer

Annapolis man charged with attempted murder of Anne Arundel officer

| April 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

Throughout the day, the Anne Arundel County Police Homicide Unit worked diligently and in conjunction with several facets of the entire police department on the attempted murder of an on-duty Anne Arundel County Police officer. Homicide detectives interviewed witnesses and examined numerous pieces of evidence as part of this investigation. As evidence was pieced together […]

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Pasadena man shot after pointing gun at police, barricade

Pasadena man shot after pointing gun at police, barricade

| March 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

On Sunday, March 15, 2015, at approximately 12:55 a.m., the Anne Arundel County Police Department responded to the 900 block of 9th Street, Pasadena, Maryland for a report of a possible intoxicated person armed with a handgun. Several officers converged on the area and immediately began searching for the suspect. Officers eventually located a male […]

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Save the date for the 4th Annual Naptown barBAYq

Save the date for the 4th Annual Naptown barBAYq

| March 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

Mark your calendars for the 4th Annual Naptown barBAYq Contest & Music Festival, to be held Saturday, May 2nd and Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, in Crownsville, MD. The Festival is a family affair and will feature a barbeque contest, great food, libations, over forty bands will perform continuous live […]

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Kendall back for 5th season with the Baysox

Kendall back for 5th season with the Baysox

| February 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Bowie Baysox and the Baltimore Orioles have announced  the Baysox coaching staff for the 2015 season.  Baltimore native Gary Kendall returns for his fifth season as manager and is joined by a pair of new faces on the coaching staff in Pitching Coach Alan Mills and Field Coach Keith Bodie. Kendall, the longest-tenured and […]

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Puppy love at the Baysox

Puppy love at the Baysox

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox have announced a tail-wagging good time for dog-owners who love bringing their pups out to the ballpark. The Four-Legged Friend Ticket Package is the perfect option for all the Baysox dog-loving fans whose pooches enjoy tagging along to Baysox games. The ticket package features a box seat ticket for owner and dog for […]

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Baysox announce promotional schedule for 2015 season

Baysox announce promotional schedule for 2015 season

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox announce today a snapshot of the promotional schedule for the 2015 season. The schedule includes 19 fireworks nights, a number of family-friendly events, multiple giveaways, recurring weekday events and a wide variety of fun theme nights with more fun still to be announced in the coming weeks.  The 2015 promo schedule starts […]

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Annapolis Police arrest man who robbed woman in Giant Food parking lot

Annapolis Police arrest man who robbed woman in Giant Food parking lot

| February 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

On February 17th Michael Harsanyi, 24, of Pasadena was arrested for the robbery reported on February 16th at 6:40 pm in the parking lot of the Bay Forest Center.  The victim reported she was placing groceries in her car when approached by the suspect who displayed a knife.  The suspect took the victim’s purse and […]

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New witness leads to murder plea bargain and 60 years

New witness leads to murder plea bargain and 60 years

| February 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

The development of a new witness by prosecutors led Gregory Lewis to plead guilty Monday to First-Degree Murder and Armed Robbery for the October 2013 killing of 44-year-old Rene Leiva-Archila, State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced.  “I want to commend Deputy State’s Attorney Jonathan Church and Assistant State’s Attorney Jason Knight for their work on this […]

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More than 30 local businesses join Plate Perks to reward Bay Plate owners

More than 30 local businesses join Plate Perks to reward Bay Plate owners

| February 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Last year the Chesapeake Bay Trust launched “Plate Perks,” a gratuity program designed to thank Marylanders who have a Treasure the Chesapeake license plate on their cars. The program itself is pretty simple: Marylanders who own a Bay plate receive perks or rewards from participating businesses that include preferred parking and discounts on goods and […]

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Annapolis police arrest armed man in Wendy’s parking lot

Annapolis police arrest armed man in Wendy’s parking lot

| February 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

Last night at 9:50pm, officers received reports of a man in a vehicle pointing a handgun at a drive through window attendant. Officers located the vehicle described by witnesses; and at first the driver would not stop.  The driver eventually did stop for officers after it returned to the 1900 block of West St. Officers […]

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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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Captain Avery Museum now has 2015 tour bells for sale

Captain Avery Museum now has 2015 tour bells for sale

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Tour Bell is a beautiful green and red gift card that can be redeemed for the Maryland House & Garden Pilgrimage (MHGP) being held in May 2015. The pilgrimage in Southern Anne Arundel County is sponsored by the Captain Avery Museum. Offered at only $25, the sales of the Tour Bells benefit the Captain […]

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21-year old shot to death in Pasadena murder

21-year old shot to death in Pasadena murder

| November 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Friday, November 14, 2014 at approximately 8:32 p.m., members of the Anne Arundel County Police Department responded to the 7800 block of Huff Court, Pasadena, Maryland for the report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers were directed to a back yard in the area where a male victim was found suffering from gunshot wounds. […]

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