Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Officers say the men robbed the La Belle Cezanne Jewelers in downtown Annapolis.
The Annapolis Police Department arrested three men in connection to the robbery of a jewelry store on Main Street on Tuesday, and said at least two of the men lied to officers about their identities. Police said the three men stole more than $12,000 in jewelry from La Belle Cezanne Jewelers, but were caught after store employees provided a description of their car. All three men were from out of state, and at least one man had four outstanding warrants, according to police. Officers received a call shortly before 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, initially reporting only suspicious activity at the store. They later got a second call from store employees claiming that jewelry was taken from the store, with directions on where to find the suspects. …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
In a separate incident, police reported that a vehicle was stolen on Roosevelt Street Saturday afternoon.
The following information was provided by the Annapolis Police Department: April 6—Annapolis police arrested an Annapolis man after he broke into a home on Silopanna Road on Monday morning. A woman returned to her home in the unit block of Silopanna Road and found a man she did not know inside her house at about 6:45 a.m. Monday, according to a police report. The man reportedly left the home and the woman called police. Officers located the man walking away from the home with jewelry belonging to the resident in his possession. Police arrested and charged him with first-, third- and fourth-degree burglary and theft under $100. He is being held on $5,000 bond at the Jennifer Road Detention Center. April 4—At about 1 p.m. on Saturday, police…
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Annapolis Police say they'll be keeping an eye out for drunk drivers on May 5.
The Annapolis Police Department will be on the lookout for drunk drivers during the upcoming Cinco de Mayo holiday. The patrols will involve extra officers concentrated in certain areas, with a focus on finding those driving under the influence. Police said there will be "saturation patrols" on May 5 in the city, with a specific goal of cutting down on the number of people killed or hurt in alcohol-related crashes. The department did not reveal where specific patrols would be located.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Annapolis police said Scotty Moss used a knife during an argument with another man Saturday.
Annapolis police have arrested a man in a stabbing that took place on Saturday evening. Police said they charged Scotty Moss, of the unit block of Parker Avenue, with first degree assault after learning he used a knife to attack an acquaintance during an argument. According to a police report, officers responded to Anne Arundel Medical Center on Saturday at about 9 p.m. and spoke with a victim who had a stab wound under his armpit and a cut on his bicep. The victim, a 28-year-old man, said Moss confronted him near his home on Madison Street. The two men each attempted to punch the other, and then Moss pulled out a small pocket knife and stabbed the victim twice, police said. The victim then told police that a second man approached him …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
A report says Domekio Blackwell, 24, of North Carolina was arrested on Monday.
Annapolis police arrested and charged a North Carolina man in connection with the burglary of two homes in Annapolis. Police arrested Domekio Blackwell, 24, of North Carolina and charged him with two counts of first- and third-degree burglary, four counts of theft over $1,000, four counts of theft under $1,000, two counts of trespassing and soliciting in the city without a license. At 5 p.m. Monday, a resident in the 100 block of Melvin Avenue discovered that a PlayStation game console and other items were taken from his home, according to police. Officers recognized the missing items from an encounter with Blackwell earlier on Monday but, at the time, Blackwell told police the items were his. Later on Monday, police received a report …
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
At this time, police do not believe any items were taken from the vehicles.
Annapolis police believe six vehicles parked in Annapolis Monday night were broken into, though it does not appear anything was taken from them. According to a police report, the vehicles were parked in the 100 block of Porter Drive, unit block of Sampson Place and Unit block of Wainwright Drive and broken into sometime between 10 p.m. Monday and 1 a.m. Tuesday. An officer patrolling the area noticed a vehicle’s dome light illuminated and upon checking the vehicle found the door unlocked and the center console open. Police then checked the area for any other vehicles that may have been entered. A total of six vehicles in the area were unlocked and appeared to have been entered, police said. Officers could not make contact with all the …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Annapolis police will conduct fingerprinting for citizens on Tuesdays from 5-8 p.m. Starting April 14, there will no longer be Thursday or Saturday service.
The Annapolis Police Department will roll back the number of days per week it offers fingerprinting for citizens starting Sunday. Fingerprinting will be available only on Tuesdays from 5-8 p.m. Thursday and Saturday service will no longer be offered. To be fingerprinted, citizens must show a formal request from the agency or group requiring it, as well as an authorization number. You must also fill out the LiveScan pre-registration form and a government-issued ID. Fees from the city, state and FBI total $54.50. For more information, go to the police department website at www.annapolis.gov/police.
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:
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Contractors reported that someone knocked down a side door and used bolt cutters to snap a lock.
Police said they responded to a report of more than $2,600 in tools stolen from a home under renovation on Forest Drive. Officers responded on Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. and spoke to a contractor, who said that a large number of tools were missing. The contractor said one of his workers left the construction scene on March 28, leaving the tools in the lower level of the house. The employee returned Tuesday morning to find that the tools were missing. The contractor noticed that a side door had been kicked open. Officers investigated and learned that an unknown number of suspects forced open the side door then used a bolt cutter to remove a thick cable lock from an aluminum brake. The stolen tools included a Black and Decker jigsaw, a …