Monday, April 29, 2013
Police said the officer suffered a medical emergency before crossing the median and striking another vehicle.
UPDATE 4/29 10:35 a.m.: After a Bladensburg police officer was found dead in a Pasadena crash Saturday, authorities are saying the officer shot himself before the collision. The Medical Examiner's office determined the cause of death was a gunshot wound, and the wound appears to be self-inflicted as a suicide, according to the Anne Arundel County Police Department. --- A Bladensburg police officer was killed Saturday morning after his police vehicle crossed the median on Route 100 in Pasadena and struck another vehicle traveling westbound, according to police. The officer, Brian Johnson, 38, is a nine-year veteran of the Blandensburg Police Department and was off duty at the time of the incident, said police. A preliminary police …
Friday, April 26, 2013
The new barbecue restaurant signed a lease in Magothy Beach Plaza in Pasadena.
There could be a new place to get barbecue in Anne Arundel County by the end of the summer. The BBQ Joint recently signed a lease for space at Magothy Beach Plaza, according to St. John Properties. The restaurant's concept was founded by Andrew Evans, who was the chef-owner of the Inn at Easton on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, according to a press release from St. John. Serving what is dubbed "competition-quality BBQ," Evans reportedly was a judge in barbecue competitions and spent time perfecting various barbecue recipes and slow-cooking techiques. The menu includes items such as spare ribs, barbecued chicken, slow-cooked chicken wings and pulled pork or chicken sandwiches. Click here to see the full menu for the Easton location. “The BBQ …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Police are seeking information on two suspects who used credit cards stolen from the Big Vanilla Athletic Club locker room in Pasadena.
Anne Arundel County police are seeking information on two suspects who used credit cards stolen, along with a wallet, from the locker room in the Big Vanilla Athletic Club in Pasadena on Wednesday. Police said the men, pictured above, left the athletic club on Magothy Beach Road and then used the credit cards at the CVS store, also on Magothy Beach Road. Anyone with information may contact Detective Eric Love at 410-222-6145 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 866-7LOCKUP or text “MCS" plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Phone calls are not recorded and callers remain anonymous.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Police are seeking information on the robbery of a Subway restaurant in Pasadena on Tuesday.
Anne Arundel County police are seeking a suspect in the armed robbery of a Subway restaurant in Pasadena on Tuesday. Shortly before 5 p.m., a man entered the Subway on the 8200 block of Ritchie Highway, displayed a handgun and demanded money. The employee complied, handing over cash and the suspect fled. Arriving officers searched the immediate area, but failed the locate the suspect. Police described the suspect as a white male in his 40s, wearing sunglasses, a dark blue Adidas sweatshirt, light-colored blue jeans and white tennis shoes. Anyone with information may contact Metro Crime Stoppers at 866-7LOCKUP or text “MCS" plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Phone calls are not recorded and callers remain anonymous.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Patch rounds up a list of some of the job openings listed in Anne Arundel County.
Here's a list of current job listings in Anne Arundel County broken down by area. Click on the job links to read the full requirements and to apply. Also, click on the town names for more job listings: Front Office Manager Company: Loews Annapolis Hotel Duties: The Front Office Manager participates in all required hotel meetings, co-chairs the Service Excellence committee, participates in, and assists in coordinating departmental training and all other duties as assigned. General Sales Manager Company: Charming Charlie Duties: Creating a selling environment focused on delivering a great Charming Charlie customer service experience, while meeting performance objectives. Barrista Company: City Dock Coffee Details: The Bay Hills location of …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Police seized more than $38,000 worth of marijuana, psychedelic mushrooms and a sawed-off shotgun from a Pasadena home Monday.
Anne Arundel County police arrested two Pasadena men on Monday on charges of possession of marijuana as well as having an altered shotgun and psilocybin mushrooms–commonly referred to as "psychedelic" mushrooms. Shortly after 5 p.m., narcotics and tactical patrol officers carried out a search warrant at a residence on the 1200 block of Hillside Road. Officers found 3.6 pounds of loose marijuana, 14 marijuana plants and 58 capsules of marijuana, worth approximately $38,000, according to police. They also seized 6.9 grams of psilocybin mushrooms, worth $243, and several items for marijuana production. Officers also found a 12-gauge, short-barreled shotgun, which was illegally altered, according to police. Police arrested Mario Richard …
Monday, April 15, 2013
Police are still looking for the driver of the Ford Expedition involved in the hit-and-run on Friday night.
Anne Arundel County police announced Skylar Marion, the Pasadena teen struck in a hit-and-run near his home Friday night, died Monday. Police originally reported that two teens were struck by a 1997-2002 Ford Expedition on the 4500 block of Mountain Road, which is the same block of Skylar's home. The second victim was sent in serious condition to Johns Hopkins Children's Hospital, and there has been no update of her status. Police said the driver is still at-large and the investigation is ongoing. Any information regarding this case can be directed to the Traffic Safety Section at 410-222-8573. According to Bob Mosier, spokesperson for Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Skylar was a freshman at Chesapeake High School. "The school has been…
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Police are looking for the driver of the Ford Expedition, who fled the scene immediately.
Anne Arundel County police are seeking the driver of a Ford Expedition involved in a hit-and-run in Pasadena that sent two teenagers to the hospital Friday night. Police said one of the juveniles is in critical condition at Shock Trauma. Shortly before 9:30 p.m., a 1997-2002 Ford Expedition struck two pedestrians who were walking in a narrow shoulder on Mountain Road, near Alvin Drive, in the direction of westbound traffic. The vehicle continued westbound after striking the pedestrians, resulting in damage to the passenger side headlight, blinker, hood and quarter panel, according to police. A third juvenile who was also walking in the shoulder was not injured, police said. Police identified the juvenile male as a 15-year-old who lives on …
Friday, April 12, 2013
A report says police announced drug charges against a Pasadena man, but authorities are looking into possible gun violations.
Anne Arundel County police arrested a Pasadena man after a search warrant turned up drugs and 30 guns on Tuesday, according to The Washington Post. Police seized the guns, including seven AK-47s, as well as body armor, ammunition and other weapons, according to the report. Police have not filed any weapons charges against the man, according to court records, but police spokesperson Justin Mulcahy told The Post that authorities are looking into whether the man legally had the guns in his possession. Court records show police charged John Michael Thompson, 45, of the 1900 block of Hilltop Road in Pasadena, with one count of possessing marijuana, two counts of possessing drugs not marijuana, one count of possessing a drug with intent to …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Patch rounds up a list of some of the job openings listed in Anne Arundel County.
Here's a list of current job listings in Anne Arundel County broken down by area. Click on the job links to read the full requirements and to apply. Also, click on the town names for more job listings: Early Morning Stocker Company: PetSmart Duties: Plays an essential role in getting merchandise out on the floor and available for our Pet Parents. May be trained to operate a forklift. Must be able to accurately stock merchandise while also helping Pet Parents find solutions to their needs. Assist in transporting purchases to vehicles, as needed. Cashier Company: The Cheesecake Factory Duties: The Cashier ensures that guests are greeted warmly upon entry and over the phone, shares descriptions about our many dessert selections, and …