Friday, December 28, 2012
Someone stole $240 in cash and two $25 Chart House coupons from a boat docked near the restaurant.
Three boats docked at a pier adjacent to the Chart House Restaurant in Eastport were broken into sometime between Saturday and Wednesday, according to Annapolis Police. The boats belong to SJ Koch Electric Boat Rentals, and the owner told police he secured the boats at the pier around 9 p.m. on Saturday. They were not locked, but the boats have a plastic covering that encloses them with a zipper-controlled entrance. The owner called police on Wednesday when he noticed the zippered entrances were open on three boats and they appeared rummaged through. He told police that the thief or thieves stole $240 in cash and two $25 Chart House coupons from one of the three boats. Nothing appeared to be taken from the other two boats.
Thursday, December 27, 2012
A person or persons took the unsecured canoe from the homeowner's side yard.
A homeowner in the 300 block of Dewey Drive had her canoe stolen out of her yard sometime between Christmas Day and Wednesday afternoon, according to Annapolis police. Officers responded to the home near Weems Creek around 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The woman told police that her canoe, which was stored unsecured in her side yard, was missing. She told police that she had stored the canoe behind 6-foot tall shrubs on cinder blocks for the past 15 years. The canoe is red, seats two people in navy blue canvas seats and is 17-feet long. It has the words "Old Town" inscribed on its side in white lettering. Police valued it at approximately $150.
Friday, November 16, 2012
Annapolis police say a series of outdrive thefts from repossessed boats has left a National Liquidator manager wondering if it's an inside job.
Two high performance outdrives were stolen from a 42-foot racing boat for sale by National Liquidators, according to Annapolis Police. A person or persons drove into a boat yard—where the company stores repossessed boats—in the 7000 block of Bembe Beach Road sometime between Sunday night and Monday morning. They stole two Mercury Racing #6 Outdrives from one boat, which was on stilts. Police valued the outdrives, which weigh 150 pounds each, at $78,000. A manager for National Liquidators told police that 10 days prior to Monday's theft someone stole the outdrives from another boat his company was selling. And two to three months ago, someone stole the outdrives from a repossessed racing boat stored at Bert Jabin's Boat Yard. The manager …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
The man in the photo is considered a suspect in the theft of $600 replica of the Naval Academy mascot.
Annapolis Police are searching for a man in connection with the theft of a stuffed replica of the Naval Academy mascot that was stolen from a Jeep during a football game against Indiana on Oct. 20. The screen shot comes from a video obtained by police who say the man is considered a suspect in the stuffed goat's disappearance. The goat's owner told police he brought the stuffed animal to his Class of 1961 tailgate party, but left it inside his car parked at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium for the game. Police said the man forgot to completely roll up a window, and the goat was missing when he returned to his car. The stuffed animal is a “realistic life-sized stuffed goat” that police said is worth more than $600. Anyone with …
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Police estimate the total loss to the city at $3,500.
Someone stole $3,500 worth of copper wire and electronics from a temporary storage facility at the Annapolis Public Works Department, according to police. A utility supervisor for Annapolis told police on Monday that a recycling bin full of stripped copper wire was missing from the garage located at 610 Taylor Ave. The theft took place sometime between the evening of Oct. 24 and the morning of Oct. 25. The supervisor also told police that an iPad was stolen from the supervisor's office sometimes between August and September. Police reported the value of the iPad at $3,000 and the copper wire at $500. Every employee that works out of that location would have had access to the stolen items, according to the report.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Police say a golf cart was stolen from the Bert Jabin Boat Yard sometime between Sunday and Monday.
A golf cart belonging to Annapolis Yacht Sales & Services was stolen from the Bert Jabin Boat Yard sometime between Sunday and Monday morning, according to Annapolis police. It's the second theft from the boat yard during the same time period—a trailer with about $150,000 worth of boating equipment was also stolen. The golf cart owner told police that he noticed one of his three golf carts was missing on Monday at about 8 a.m. The owner told police that when the carts are not in use, his employees park them unsecured with the keys in the ignition in front of a service garage to charge the batteries. The boat yard is surrounded by a chain link fence, but the owner told police he never closes the front gate because boat owners need access to…
Police say someone stole a life-sized Bill the Goat stuffed animal from a car during the Navy game on Saturday.
UPDATE (11:37 a.m.)—A man tailgating before the Navy game on Saturday told Annapolis Police that someone stole his life-sized Bill the Goat stuffed animal from the back of his car. The man told police he forgot to roll up the front passenger window before heading into the stadium to watch the game, and when he returned, the stuffed animal was missing. Police reported the value of the “realistic life-sized stuffed goat” at $600. The goat was last seen wearing a blue and gold Navy scarf.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Police reported that a trailer with three lawn mowers inside was stolen from a residence on Thom Drive in Annapolis.
Someone stole a trailer with two riding mowers and a push mower off Thom Drive near Forest drive sometime between 8 p.m. Monday and 7 a.m. Tuesday, according to Annapolis Police. The trailer wasn't attached to a vehicle, but it did have a lock on the hitch. Police reported that someone cut the lock off and left it in the roadway. The trailer is a Superior brand trailer with license plate number 69335TL. The owner told police that a red Toro riding mower, a yellow Gravely riding mower and a red Toro push mover were inside when it was stolen. Police estimated the total value at $13,000.
Sunday, September 9, 2012
Koons Toyota reported that the catalytic converters from 11 trucks were stolen off their lot sometime between Thursday night and Friday morning.
Someone broke into Koons Toyota on 1107 West St. and stole nearly $18,000 worth of new car parts sometime between Thursday night and Friday morning, Annapolis police said. The cars were inside a fenced in lot. A thief or thieves pulled apart a section of the fence on Smithville Street and unbolted the catalytic converters from 11 trucks. A catalytic converter helps to control a vehicle's emissions by converting toxic byproducts of combustion into less toxic emissions. Police said that each converter had an an estimated value of $1,630, for a total loss of $17,930.