Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Anne Arundel County Police Chief Larry Tolliver announced his resignation Tuesday afternoon, in a letter that says the decision was not "stimulated" by negative claims about the department.
After a stretch of less than nine months heading police in Anne Arundel County, Chief Larry Tolliver announced his resignation Tuesday afternoon, as the county awaits the outcome of an investigation into claims of unfair treatment within the department. "I am resigning today because the department needs a chief who can focus solely on the department’s mission, something that is challenging to do in the current environment," Tolliver said in the letter. Tolliver's resignation is effective May 21. Patch contacted the office of County Executive Laura Neuman for information about possible replacements, but she has yet to respond. In late April, County Councilman Jamie Benoit wrote Neuman, requesting an investigation into whether Tolliver used …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
A report says a home in the 7500 block of Turner Road was broken into early Wednesday morning.
Anne Arundel County police are searching for three suspects they said broke into an Annapolis home early Wednesday morning. Officers responded to the 7500 block of Turner Road in Annapolis around 1 a.m. on Wednesday for a report of a home invasion, according to a police press release. Police said a male victim reported that a woman knocked on the door and forced her way into the home, along with two men armed with handguns. The three suspects took items and money from the house and then fled the scene in an unknown vehicle. A preliminary investigation indicates that this is a targeted incident and not a random act of violence, police said. The suspects are described as: Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 410-222-1965 or …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Four officers were called in after a report of two students fighting and one was charged.
UPDATE (2:45 p.m.)—Anne Arundel County police responded to the cafeteria at Annapolis High Tuesday morning following a report of a fight involving students, a schools spokesman said. Four officers responded to the scene shortly after 7 a.m., Anne Arundel County Public Schools spokesman Bob Mosier said. They were called as a precaution due to the number of people in the cafeteria at the time the fight occurred. However, only two students were involved in the fight, Mosier said, and the incident was brought under control quickly. Classes at the high school started on time. Police later said that one of the students—a juvenile who was the aggressor—was charged with assault, resisting arrest, disrupting school activities and disorderly …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Police have released a photo of a person of interest in the case of a stolen credit card earlier this month.
Anne Arundel County police have released a surveillance photo of a man wanted in connection to a credit card theft in Annapolis. Police said the man shown in the photo may have used the credit card at the CVS store at the 2600 block of Riva Road. The card was first reported missing on Feb. 2 by a woman who said she had her wallet stolen at the La Madeiline restaurant in the Annapolis Mall. Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the Metro Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-866-7LOCKUP or Text “MCS plus your message” to CRIMES (274637).
Monday, February 11, 2013
Several agencies from across the county will meet at Anne Arundel Community College on Tuesday to discuss solutions to preventing tragedies close to home.
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Thursday, January 24, 2013
The suspects stole money and cigarettes from a CVS on Riva Road.
Two men stole money and cigarettes from an Annapolis CVS on Thursday morning, according to Anne Arundel County police. Officers responded to the drug store in the 2600 block of Riva Road shortly before 2 a.m. for a report of a commercial robbery. Employees told police that two men entered the store and demanded money. The pair stole an undisclosed amount of money and cigarettes before fleeing the store. Neither man displayed a gun or implied that he had a weapon, police said. This CVS location was also robbed in September 2012 when a man stole an undisclosed amount of prescription medication from the pharmacist at around 2 a.m. Officers searched the area after Thursday's robbery with a K-9 unit, but they were unable to locate the suspects.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Authorities said money was sewn into handbags and flown with women across the country as payment for drug shipments.
Three Annapolis residents have been charged in connection with the operation of a large, multi-state, drug trafficking organization that spanned from Maryland to California. “The Drug Enforcement Administration, working in partnership with both federal and local law enforcement, including the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Maryland, are bringing to justice 18 members of a narcotic trafficking organization operating throughout the United States,” said Acting Special Agent in Charge Robert Brisolari of DEA’s Washington Division in a press release. “As a result of this investigation numerous properties, vehicles and banks accounts have been seized totaling millions of dollars.” The complaint was filed on Monday, but was unsealed …
Monday, January 14, 2013
The bus was off duty and no children were on board.
A school bus and a sports utility vehicle were involved in a crash on Solomon's Island Road near West Street around 5:15 p.m. on Monday. The bus was off duty and no children were on board, according to Anne Arundel County Police. Fire Department spokesman Michael Pfaltzgraff said only property damage was reported and emergency personal did not need to transport anyone to the hospital. The cause of the accident is under investigation.
Officers arrested a man wanted by the Annapolis Police Department in Edgewater on Monday morning, related to car theft charges.
A man wanted by Annapolis police was arrested Monday morning after Anne Arundel County officers helped him get the vehicle he was driving out of a ditch in Edgewater. The vehicle was stolen, according to Detective Amy Miguez of the Annapolis Police Department. On Monday morning, Annapolis police received a report of a stolen car and alerted Anne Arundel County law enforcement. Shortly after, county officers from the Southern District Police Station responded to a report of a vehicle being stuck in a ditch near the Safeway in Edgewater—near the intersection of Pike Ridge Road and Central Avenue. According to Anne Arundel County Police Department spokesman Justin Mulcahy, officers arrived at the scene and learned the car was stolen. The …
Friday, January 11, 2013
An 18-year-old woman had her purse stolen while walking near a fountain on Thursday evening.
An 18-year-old woman had her purse stolen while walking by a fountain at the Annapolis Harbour Center on Thursday evening, according to Anne Arundel County Police. The woman told officers that she was walking along the footbridge around 7:45 p.m. when a man grabbed her purse. She struggled to hang onto her bag, but she told police the man overpowered her and ran towards the shopping center entrance in the 2500 block of Solomon's Island Road. Police said the woman was not injured, but they were unable to locate the suspect.