Monday, May 20, 2013
Police said a stolen car was the cause of a five-car motor vehicle accident on Friday.
Annapolis police said a five-car crash on Friday may have been the result of a botched car theft. An Annapolis police officer responded Friday evening to a report of a collision at the intersection of Charles Street and Cathedral Street. Upon arrival, the officer learned the driver of the vehicle that caused the wrecks had already fled. According to the police report, witnesses said the driver of an Acura struck a parked Ford Mustang, then a parked Mini Cooper, then crossed the street and struck a Ford Taurus, a tree and finally a Lexus before fleeing the vehicle. A woman approached the officer saying she was the owner of the Acura, which she said had been stolen. Her car had been locked, but she kept a valet key in the center console. …
Friday, May 17, 2013
Annapolis police released a photo of a suspect and vehicle involved in a theft on West Street.
The Annapolis Police Department reported three thefts from vehicles in the past week. May 10–At least one suspect stole four tires from a locked vehicle on the 1200 block of West Street. Police released the photos above of the suspect and the vehicle he fled in, described as a red Ford F150 pickup truck with chrome or white trim around the fenders. May 15-16–A suspect used a rock to smash a window of a vehicle on the 800 block of Bay Ridge Avenue, stealing a leather book bag and sunglasses. May 15-16–A suspect entered an unlocked vehicle on the 100 block of Duke of Gloucester Street, and moved around several objects. Police said nothing appears to have been stolen. Tips that lead to the arrest and indictment of the individuals that …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Police say the copper wire was taken from a construction site on Cedar Park Road.
The Annapolis Police Department reported three burglaries this month where burglars let themselves in without forced entry. May 15—An undisclosed amount of money was taken from a homeowner's purse left downstairs while she was upstairs in the home, according to police. The side door to the home was left unlocked. May 14—Two rolls of copper wire were reported stolen from a construction site in the 1400 block of Cedar Park Road. Approximately 1,200 feet of wire was taken from a room inside the building under construction, but there was no sign of forced entry to the site, according to a police report. May 1-May 12—Four chainsaws were reported stolen from a garage under construction in the 1000 block of Forest Hills Avenue. Police said the …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
In a separate incident, a Ford Escort was stolen from the 1900 block of West Street.
The following information was provided by the Annapolis Police Department: May 6—Annapolis police said a man was leaving a bank in the unit block of West Street at 5 p.m. on May 6 when two armed suspects approached him. The suspects reportedly took the man’s cell phone and money. May 8-13—Scrap metal items were reported stolen from a fenced business lot in the 1800 block of Margaret Avenue. Police said items taken include: eight aluminum vehicle rims, aluminum wire, two 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle fenders and a Chevelle gas tank, three bronze crates, a trailer hitch and other scrap metal. There was no sign of forced entry into the lot and the items were taken May 8-13. May 13—A Ford Escort was taken from the 1900 block of West Street between …
Most guns were from family members who did not want the weapons of their deceased relatives, according to a release.
Police reported a total of 16 guns and 20 boxes of ammunition were turned in for their first Turn-In Day event on Saturday. The public was given the option to turn in guns anonymously on Saturday, no identification required. The event was part of a statewide effort organized by Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler. In total, the following were given to police during the event: "The most frequent reason given for turning in a gun or ammunition was that it belonged to a deceased relative, and they no longer wanted it in their home," according to a news release. All guns donated to the police will be destroyed, according to the release.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Police found vials of PCP hidden in a cigarette pack, according to a police report.
An Annapolis man was arrested Sunday and charged with possession of PCP with intent to distribute. Antoin Eric Green, 37, of Robert Small Road, was charged with drug possession with intent to distribute, disorderly conduct and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to online court records. Annapolis police stopped Green after being told that someone had been “jumped” in the area where Green was located, at the intersection of Forest Drive and Newtowne Road. When officers arrived, Green attempted to flee, according to a police report. Then, an officer noted the smell of PCP, and ordered Green to the ground. After being subdued, Green was searched. The search yielded a bag of suspected marijuana, six glass vials of PCP, two of which …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Annapolis Police and the Attorney General are asking the public to help safely dispose of unwanted firearms this weekend.
This Saturday, the Annapolis Police Department will be one of many law enforcement agencies participating in Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler’s Statewide Gun Turn-In Day. Gansler said the turn-in event promotes safety anonymously. “Any Marylander who has a gun that is no longer wanted will be able to get rid of it safely, no questions asked,” he said, adding that there will be no ID required to surrender a weapon. Anyone can turn in unloaded handguns, rifles, shotguns or air guns at 199 Taylor Ave. in Annapolis from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The public is asked to transport and handle the guns safely, and keep them unloaded, according to a news release. The gun does not need to be in working order. Ammunition can be turned in separately for…
Monday, May 6, 2013
In separate incidents on Creek Drive, a vehicle and home were broken into, but no items appeared to be missing, according to Annapolis police.
The Annapolis Police Department reported a series of burglaries in the city during the past week. April 26—An Apple iPad 2 was stolen from a vehicle parked on Newman Street at the corner of Duke of Gloucester Street. The vehicle was apparently unlocked, according to police. April 28—An attempted burglary was reported at 700 block of Newtowne Drive. The resident heard someone try the door handle to her apartment, and attempt to kick the door in. The resident yelled that she would call police and the suspect fled. The incident was not reported to police until four days later, according to a police report. May 1-4—The front door of a residence in the 600 block of Creek Drive was kicked open, but nothing appeared to be missing from the home. …
Friday, May 3, 2013
A witness saw a man enter a vehicle and steal a cell phone, according to police.
Annapolis police say a witness reported seeing a 19 year old enter a vehicle and steal a cell phone on Wednesday afternoon, resulting in the suspect's arrest. According to police, a witness reported the theft at approximately 2 p.m., on Amos Garrett Boulevard. An officer located the suspect on Steele Avenue, with the cell phone on the ground nearby. Police charged the suspect with theft under $100 and released him.
Monday, April 29, 2013
A suspect used a knife in a robbery on Tyler Avenue Sunday.
A man was assaulted with a knife during a robbery on Tyler Avenue early Sunday morning, Annapolis police said. Annapolis police officers were dispatched to Tyler Avenue on Sunday just after midnight for a report of a robbery. The victim told police he came home to find a man searching underneath his deck, according to a police report. When he shouted at the man, the suspect came toward him, grabbed him by the neck and took $300 and a cell phone from the victim's pocket. The suspect then hit the victim in the back of the head with the butt of a knife, and slashed the blade at the victim's stomach, leaving a cut. The suspect then fled. The victim refused medical treatment at the scene, according to a police report. Officers in the area …