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.
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 …
Monday, December 17, 2012
Annapolis police said someone took the placard while its 82-year-old owner was shopping for groceries.
An 82-year-old man had his handicap placard stolen from his car while shopping for groceries at the Safeway on Forest Drive, according to Annapolis police. The man told police he entered the store around 9:30 a.m. on Friday and left his car doors unlocked. He returned to his car about 15 minutes later and discovered that his handicap placard issued by Maryland's Motor Vehicle Association was missing. Nothing else was stolen or tampered with, according to the police report.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Annapolis police say someone broke into a parked car on Franklin Street.
Someone stole a purse, E-Z Pass and four gift cards worth $300 from an unlocked car parked in the unit block of Franklin Street, according to Annapolis Police. A woman told police she parked her car in front of her home on Saturday night, but forgot to lock the doors because she was in a hurry. She left her purse in plain view inside the car overnight. Her husband reportedly discovered the theft on Sunday morning when he spotted some of her personal belongings on the sidewalk near their home. Police told Patch earlier this month that thefts of opportunity increase during the holiday season, and reminded city residents to always lock their doors. See Also: Let Patch save you time. Get great local stories delivered right to your inbox or …
Friday, November 9, 2012
A bag containing computers, watches and a camera was stolen from the backseat.
Someone stole a bag containing $6,200 worth of electronics and jewelry from a car parked on the 1900 block of Copeland Street, according to Annapolis Police. The owner told police that the bag was in her back seat, and she forgot to lock the car doors. The bag contained a Mac laptop, a Sony monitor, two Movado watches and a Cannon digital camera. Police said the theft occurred sometime between Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, but the owner didn't report the theft until Wednesday. She declined to provide a reason for the delay, according to a police report.
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Police reported that someone stole $1,800 in tools from an Annapolis man's work truck.
Someone smashed the passenger side window of a work truck in the unit block of Heathstone Court and stole an array of tools sometime between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, according to the Annapolis Police. The owner told police a mitre saw, circular saw, drill and a tool box containing miscellaneous tools were all missing from his Ford F150 on Wednesday morning. The tools are estimated to cost $1,800. His community does not have any cameras in the parking lot and his truck was too dirty to take fingerprints. Correction: Patch originally reported the value of the stolen equipment at $800. The correct value is $1,800. Patch regrets the error.