Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The Anne Arundel County Police Department awarded several department employees at a ceremony in Glen Burnie on Tuesday night.
When Steven Finck joined the Anne Arundel County Police Department, Richard Nixon was in his first year as Commander in Chief. So as Finck, 61, stood among the police chief and the department's best investigators at Michael's Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie Tuesday night, he was by far the most tenured officer in the room. It was September 1969 when Finck became a department rookie, and last night, Police Chief Larry Tolliver recognized his 44 years of service–the most in department history. Finck was promoted to sergeant in 1985, and again promoted to lieutenant in 1991. He has worked in three of the department's four districts and in the criminal investigation division, according to a statement from the police department. "Lieutenant Finck …
No injuries were reported.
Anne Arundel County fire crews extinguished a small house fire in Pasadena Wednesday afternoon. Crews were called to a home in the unit block of Magothy Beach Road at around 1:45 p.m., said Division Chief Keith Swindle, a fire department spokesman. Firefighters found the fire behind the stove, and the fire was put out within 10 minutes. No injuries were reported, Swindle said.
Police are asking residents between Hanover and Severn to keep an eye out for potential burglaries.
Anne Arundel County police are advising residents to be on the lookout for burglars. Officers responded to three attempted burglaries near Severn and a burglary in the Harmans community of Hanover, between Friday night and early Saturday. In three of the incidents, an unknown number of suspects attempted to enter homes on the streets listed below, but failed to gain entry: In the fourth incident, an unknown number of suspects forcibly entered a residence on the 7600 block of Ridge Chapel Road and stole property. Residents were home and sleeping during all four incidents, according to police. The department is asking residents to be on lookout for suspicious vehicles and people, and call 911 to report suspicious activities. Anyone with …
The incident occurred early Tuesday morning at Maryland City Plaza.
Authorities say a man was able to wrestle away a gun from a would-be armed robber Tuesday morning at Maryland City Plaza. At approximately 1:47 a.m. Tuesday, Anne Arundel County police responded to the 3400 block of Laurel Fort Meade Road for a report of an attempted armed robbery. According to police, a 22-year-old male victim at the scene told officers that he and his friends had been sitting in the rear parking lot of the plaza when an unknown man approached them. The suspect allegedly pointed a handgun at the victim and demanded money. But when the assailant became distracted, the victim was able to grab the man's gun, police said. The suspect then fled the scene. Police canvassed the area but failed to locate the suspect. Anyone with …
Monday, May 20, 2013
Anne Arundel County police announced the results of a three-day operation to apprehend citizens with outstanding warrants for violent crimes.
Anne Arundel County police announced the arrest of 14 people for outstanding warrants stemming from incidents violent in nature, after a detail of investigators from AACOPD and the Anne Arundel County Sheriff's Office worked to locate the individuals from May 6 to May 8. Police announced the following people were arrested (pictured above):
Here are some of the latest crime headlines from the past week in Anne Arundel County.
Police Use Taser on Burglary Suspect Inside Linthicum Home Police say a man walked on the roof and entered a Linthicum home. Police Seek 'Persons of Interest' in Crime Spree Police released photos of two people who they said could be tied to a recent sting of complaints about destruction of property in the Crofton and Gambrills area. Police Report More Thefts From Vehicles Annapolis police released a photo of a suspect and vehicle involved in a theft on West Street. Police Find Cocaine on Glen Burnie Burglary Suspect Police arrested a Glen Burnie man after a resident reported a burglary-in-progress Wednesday. Police Seize $7,000 in Cocaine From Pair in Glen Burnie A traffic stop led to the seizure of cocaine at a Glen Burnie hotel Monday …
Sunday, May 19, 2013
What advice did the first lady give graduates? Will electricity rates go up - again? Get all the Maryland news with one click on Patch.
Sunday, May 19
By Patch Staff It was a big news week in Maryland last week, with a visit by the first lady, a commuter nightmare in Montgomery and a heads up for a sixth casino in the state. All the headlines from 48 Patch sites across Maryland: Berliner Calls for Better Electricity Service with 'Utility 2.0' Montgomery County Council Member Roger Berliner asked the Maryland Public Service Commission to require that substantial changes be made to electricity services in the state. Meanwhile, Pepco is asking for permission to raise rates. Michelle Obama to Bowie State Grads: It's Time to Feel Hungry Again In a speech rich with historical references, the first lady reminded the BSU class of 2013 why education is important. Report: Quince Orchard Students…
Friday, May 17, 2013
Check out a selection of mug shots from around the region, and note that an arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Patch presents a selection of booking photos provided by police in Anne Arundel County and the city of Annapolis from May 11-17. Want to read the full story? Click on the links below.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
A traffic stop led to the seizure of cocaine at a Glen Burnie hotel Monday night.
Anne Arundel County police arrested a man and woman from Pasadena in a traffic stop that ultimately led officers to find $7,000 in cocaine at Glen Burnie hotel on Monday night. Between April and May, detectives received a tip that two people were distributing cocaine between Glen Burnie and Pasadena. At approximately 7 p.m. on Monday, police conducted a traffic stop of the two suspects described in the tip, on Route 10 near Furnace Branch Road. Police arrested both occupants, and obtained a warrant to search a room in a Glen Burnie hotel. Officers seized approximately 70 grams of cocaine inside the hotel room, valued at $7,000 along with $800 in cash. Police charged Stephen Wayne Rodey, 44, and Dawn Denise Samuel, 39, with possession of a …
Fire officials say an unattended water heating pot caused the accidental jail cell fire.
The Maryland State Fire Marshal says a fire inside a jail cell at the Jessup House of Correction Wednesday was caused by an unattended water heating pot. Shortly before 1 p.m., correctional officers noticed a fire in an empty cell, responding with a fire extinguisher. The sprinkler system and extinguisher stopped the fire after two minutes, according to the report. The device that caused the fire was an approved item, and officials say the incident was an accident. No one was injured in the fire, which caused an estimated $100 in damage.