Tag: Crime News

Crime rates climbing in Annapolis, reported rapes up 200%

Crime rates climbing in Annapolis, reported rapes up 200%

| February 23, 2016 | 3 Comments

In 2015 crime in Annapolis increased by two percent.  Violent crime dropped by three percent compared to 2014, but property crime increased by three percent.  The Annapolis Police Department follows the reporting rules established by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Uniform Crime Reports (UCR).  The crimes reported are classified as Part One Crime, […]

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Odenton repeat offender sentenced to 25 years in prison

Odenton repeat offender sentenced to 25 years in prison

| February 13, 2016 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced today that Jason Tyler Butler, of Odenton, was given a 25-year sentence from Circuit Court Judge Michele Jaklitsch yesterday on charges including issuing false documentation, felony theft, and second degree burglary. Judge Jaklitsch also ordered restitution in the form of civil judgments and refused to consider a modification of the […]

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Missing Annapolitan found dead in Tennessee

Missing Annapolitan found dead in Tennessee

| February 6, 2016 | 3 Comments

On February 6, 2016 Annapolis Police Department received notification from Hamblen County Sheriff’s Department in Tennessee that they recovered the deceased body of missing Annapolis resident Michael Taylor.  On February 2nd a body was discovered in Morristown, Tennessee.  It was identified as Michael Taylor, 32, of Annapolis.  Mr. Taylor was reported missing January 28, 2016.  […]

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Maryland boating safety tips and laws you must remember

Maryland boating safety tips and laws you must remember

| July 31, 2015 | 1 Comment

It’s the middle of the summer. July and August are traditionally the worst months for boating accidents in Maryland. In 2013 there were 14 boating fatalities in Maryland. The worst day of the week for boating is, not surprisingly, Saturday. With one of our past legislative representatives, Don Dwyer, in the last few years receiving […]

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Annapolis Police to celebrate National Night Out on August 4th

Annapolis Police to celebrate National Night Out on August 4th

| July 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

National Night Out (NNO) celebrations are held each year to bring communities together to support crime prevention and education.  NNO helps communities prevent crime by strengthening police-community partnerships and neighborhood spirit.  NNO sends a message to criminals that the community is organized and fighting back against crime.  The Annapolis Police Department is hosting a National […]

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11 graduate from Anne Arundel’s drug court

11 graduate from Anne Arundel’s drug court

| July 8, 2015 | 2 Comments

The Office of the Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney, Wes Adams, co-hosted a graduation ceremony for 11 participants from Anne Arundel County’s Circuit Court Adult Drug Treatment initiative (or “Drug Court”) today at 2pm. This is the largest graduating class ever and the 10th anniversary of the program. This initiative is a collaborative effort among the Circuit […]

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Annapolis Police announce new initiative for bikes

Annapolis Police announce new initiative for bikes

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

In advance of warmer weather the Annapolis Police Department announces a new initiative to prevent bicycle thefts.  The new program called P.E.D.A.L. is an acronym for Photograph, Engrave, Document, And Lock. In 2014 bicycle thefts and burglaries in which bicycles were stolen accounted for 83 Part One crimes.  Part One crimes are homicide, rape, robbery, […]

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When bad kids go good–thank a cop

When bad kids go good–thank a cop

| February 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

All too often we hear the bad side of an interaction with a police officer. You get a ticket. You got arrested. Sometimes we hear the good stories–last week a pair of officers jumped into a frozen South River to rescue a man and his dog. They are usually first on the scene of any […]

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Pantelides to address escalating violence in Eastport

Pantelides to address escalating violence in Eastport

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

[do action=”schuh”/] 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 […]

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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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Popeye’s employee murdered in Brooklyn Park store

Popeye’s employee murdered in Brooklyn Park store

| August 31, 2014 | 1 Comment

[do action=”schuh”/] On August 31, 2014 at approximately 8:08 a.m., officers from the Northern District responded to the Popeye’s Restaurant located at 5317 Ritchie Highway N. Brooklyn Park, MD. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the manager who arrived in the morning to open the business. The manager found an employee, an adult female in her […]

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Police investigating shooting at Ferndale Royal Farms

Police investigating shooting at Ferndale Royal Farms

| May 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

On May 3, 2014 at approximately 1:12 a.m., officers from the Northern District responded to the Royal Farms store located at the 7200 block of Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard for a report of a shooting that had just occurred. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, a 20 year old male from Severn, who was suffering from […]

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Police searching for sex offender

Police searching for sex offender

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

On March 21,2014, the Anne Arundel County Police Department initiated an investigation involving the sexual abuse of a child. Through the investigation, it was learned that a toddler left in the care and custody of Darrius Eric Carr was sexually abused over the course of several days.  Based on evidence recovered during the investigation, detectives […]

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Police identify body found in Annapolis park

Police identify body found in Annapolis park

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at approximately 12:19 p.m., officers from the Southern District responded to the Bestgate Recreation Park located in the 700 block of Bestgate Road, Annapolis Maryland for an unattended death.  A citizen walking their dog discovered the deceased body of a white female lying in a ravine behind a sediment pond. […]

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Annapolis Police Report: stabbing, theft from vehicle, robbery

Annapolis Police Report: stabbing, theft from vehicle, robbery

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Stabbing – 201400000927 – 100 block of Woodlawn Av – 02/24 at 11:50pm: The 68 year old male victim was stabbed with a large kitchen knife causing injuries to his arm. The suspect was identified as Kelly Sturman, 50, of Annapolis. The suspect and the victim are in a domestic relationship. Sturman was arrested and […]

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Puppy Theft In Odenton Results In 2 Arrests

Puppy Theft In Odenton Results In 2 Arrests

| February 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

On February 7, 2014, officers from the Western District responded to the 1100 Block of Patuxent Road., for a report of a theft of two puppies. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the owner of the puppies.  The complainant stated a man came to his home on February 5, 2014 to inquire about purchasing one of […]

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Man Spots Stolen Goods On Craigslist, Police Arrest Suspect

Man Spots Stolen Goods On Craigslist, Police Arrest Suspect

| February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

On January 26, 2014, officers responded to a residence in the 2800 Block of Solomons Island Road in Edgewater for a report of a burglary.  The victim reported that his shed had been broken into and numerous items were taken. On February 3, 2014, the victim called Southern District Detectives and told them that he […]

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Scorned Boyfriend Charged With Attempted Murder In Annapolis

Scorned Boyfriend Charged With Attempted Murder In Annapolis

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

On January 30, 2014 officers from the Southern District responded to 116 Defense Highway Annapolis, Maryland. The initial call was for a check subject. The caller indicated that the person had a head injury and was naked from the waist down. Upon arrival officers were able to determine that the person was the victim and […]

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Annapolis Police Investigating Armed Robbery

Annapolis Police Investigating Armed Robbery

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

An adult male victim was driving on Bywater Rd around 11:00pm last night when he was flagged down by two male subjects on foot.  The victim stopped the vehicle and agreed to give the two a ride to Admiral Dr and West St.  When they arrived at their destination one of the passengers pointed a […]

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Group Robs 24/7 Fuel Mart Of Candy, Cigars, And Slim Jims

Group Robs 24/7 Fuel Mart Of Candy, Cigars, And Slim Jims

| January 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

Colando Colbert, 18, of Annapolis and about nine others entered the business and started taking items from the store.  When the employee confronted Colbert, Colbert threatened him and tapped his jacket pocket insinuating he had a weapon.  Colbert was wearing a white surgical mask, but the employee recognized Colbert by his voice. The group took […]

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Police Arrest 4 In Copper Heist That Caused Widespread Power Outage

Police Arrest 4 In Copper Heist That Caused Widespread Power Outage

| November 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

On November 22, 2013, at approximately 12:16 a.m., officers from the Western District responded to the 1000 block of Annapolis Road in Odenton for a report of suspicious subjects. The subjects were observed stealing copper wires from a Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) utility pole. Upon arrival, officers located the suspect vehicle as it was […]

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Edgewater Teen Attempts To Thwart Theft Of Fedex Package

Edgewater Teen Attempts To Thwart Theft Of Fedex Package

| October 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

On October 29, 2013, at approximately 4:30 p.m., officers from the Southern District responded to a residence in the 900 block of Holly Avenue in Edgewater for a report of a theft. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the 15-year-old male victim, who reported observing a male suspect stealing a FedEx package from the front steps […]

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