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 …
Police also reported a stolen taxi cab.
Annapolis police reported a series of thefts from vehicles over the past week, including several expensive items taken from unlocked cars. April 25-26, Unit block of Isaacs Street—An unknown suspect entered two unlocked vehicles and took a change purse containing $10 in quarters. April 25-26, 100 block of Brightwater Drive—An unknown suspect entered an unlocked vehicle and removed a computer bag containing a Macbook Pro laptop. April 22-26, 600 block of Greenbriar Lane—An unknown suspect stole a 2003 Black and Tan Ford Crown Victoria taxi cab. April 25-26, 500 block of Annapolitan Lane—An unknown suspect entered an unlocked vehicle and removed a computer bag containing a Dell laptop.
Monday, April 22, 2013
Police are seeking information on a homicide that occurred Sunday afternoon on Victor Parkway.
UPDATE (5 p.m. April 22)—Annapolis police identified the shooting victim as John Donnel Ray, 32, of Huntingtown, MD. Annapolis police are seeking information on the homicide of Ray, who was found shot inside a vehicle Sunday afternoon. Officers responded to the 200 block of Victor Parkway for a reported shooting, and found a man dead inside a vehicle from at least one gunshot wound. Police said Ray was shot on the scene. According to photographs sent by a Patch reader, the body was found inside or near a vehicle in a parking lot. Police are encouraging anyone with information to call Detective Charles Bealefeld or Detective John Murphy at 410-268-9000. Annapolis Patch editor D. Frank Smith contributed to this article.
A vehicle was missing after it was left unattended by its owner in a parking lot, police said.
Annapolis police continue to find a series of vehicle break-ins where valuables are missing from unlocked vehicles. Over the weekend, police reported two thefts from vehicles, a stolen vehicle and a home burglary. April 19—2000 block of Fairfax Road: Various liquor bottles and $8 in quarters were taken from an unlocked vehicle. April 20—2000 block of Fairfax Road: A Kindle Fire and a Droid cellular phone were taken from an apparently unlocked vehicle. April 20—1400 block of Stonecreek Road: A vehicle was found missing from a parking lot after it was left running unattended for five minutes, according to police. The vehicle is described as a gold, 1997 Honda Accord. The vehicle also has a, “I love my min pin,” bumper sticker. April 21—1300 …
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Police found two men inside a vehicle early Sunday.
UPDATE (5 p.m. April 22)—Annapolis police found two men in a vehicle parked at a gas station Sunday morning, and said they died from a possible drug overdose. The men were found after police received a report about two unconscious men inside a vehicle on the 1200 block of Forest Drive. Annapolis police identified the men on Sunday as Jason Paul Hunter, 34, and Michael Lee Skirvin III, 29—both of Lusby, MD. The Medical Examiner's Office in Baltimore has yet to determine the cause of death, but police said the initial investigation suggests it could have been a drug overdose. Annapolis Patch editor D. Frank Smith contributed to this article.
Friday, April 19, 2013
Police said a burglary took place on Locust Avenue earlier this month.
Annapolis Police reported a burglary Friday that occurred earlier in the month on Locust Avenue. According to police, between 2:15 a.m. and 2:40 a.m. on April 6, a suspect entered an unlocked window of a building on the 200 block of Locust Avenue, and took a lava lamp, USB drive and an iPhone charger. Police encourage anyone with information on the above incident to contact Metro Crime Stoppers on their website or toll free at 1-866-7LOCKUP.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Annapolis police said the theft may have happened in March, but the resident reported it Monday.
Annapolis police said a resident reported the theft of a gas generator from his van. Police said the man reported the theft Monday, though he reported that it may have happened on either March 4 or 5 near his home on Heritage Court. The victim in the case came to the Annapolis Police station Monday afternoon claiming that the Yamaha 8050 generator had been taken from the cab of his Ford Econoline van. The victim said he believed the key lock had been tampered with. Because the incident reportedly took place more than a month ago, police were unable to process the van for clues and did not see any damage to the van. There are no suspects in the case, police said.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The school was dismissed on time and there was no threat to students, according to a schools spokeswoman.
UPDATE (5:30 p.m.)—A suspicious package was investigated in Annapolis for the second time in 24 hours. Personnel from Annapolis police and fire departments responded to Mills-Parole Elementary at about 3 p.m. Tuesday. Fire department spokesman Dale Thompson said an instrument case was found on the playground near dismissal time. Faculty notified authorities because they were concerned about what it may be, Thompson. The playground was cleared of students, and the department's bomb squad was brought in. The squad's remote-controlled robot X-rayed the case and determined that inside was only a musical instrument that belonged to a student at the school. The school was then able to dismiss on time, according to Anne Arundel County School …
Monday, April 15, 2013
Police made one arrest in association with thefts from vehicles in Annapolis.
The Annapolis Police Department reported a variety of thefts that occurred during the weekend and an arrest on Friday. Thefts from vehicles have spiked in the past year, according to statistics reported by The Capital: Police have responded to 104 cases of theft from vehicles since the year began, a 59 percent increase in the same time last year. On Friday, police arrested Marco Larkins, 25, of Annapolis in connection to items taken from several cars parked on Gentry Court. Police said Larkins was seen pulling car door handles along the street. When authorities caught up to Larkins, he was arrested for an open alcoholic beverage. Police also found several electronic items that did not belong to him—including a GPS, a digital camera, and …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Police say a bicycle was stolen from Forest Drive in Annapolis on Saturday night.
Annapolis police reported two more thefts from vehicles as well as a stolen bicycle. Police said sometime between 6 a.m. on Saturday and 9:15 a.m. on Monday, money and paperwork were taken from an unlocked vehicle in the unit block of Wardour Drive. In a separate incident, an unsecured 20-inch Kink Launch BMX-style bicycle was reported stolen from the 200 block of Forest Drive between 8:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. on Saturday. Police said the bike has a bright green sprocket. A theft from a vehicle between 1 p.m. on March 28 and 10:30 a.m. on March 29 was also recently reported to police. A pair of Ray-Ban sunglasses was taken from an unlocked vehicle in the 100 block of Annapolis Street. See more: