Daily Police Activity Report

APD Daily Report 10/16/13

In the last 24 hours Annapolis Police officers responded to 99 calls for service and arrested 6 people.

Good News – On 10/14 at 11:25am an officer responded to the Safeway at 1781 Forest Dr for a report of a shoplifter.  Odell James, 41, of Annapolis was arrested for shoplifting four packages of Dove soap worth $33.96.  James told the officer he had seen his picture on Facebook as a suspect in another theft from Safeway.  James confessed to stealing soap from Safeway on 07/26/13 and from CVS on 07/31/13.  James admitted to intending to sell the shoplifted soap and use the money to buy heroin.  James was charged with theft less than $100 for the shoplifting on 10/14 and was released by the District Court Commissioner on his own recognizance.  James was served with a summons for theft less than $100 for the theft on 07/31/13 and a summons for theft less than $1,000 for the theft on 07/26/13.

Theft – 201300004986 – 100 block of Ridgely Av – 10/15 at 12:03am:  A maroon Snap-On tool box on wheels worth $5,000 was stolen from outside a car repair shop.  An older white Chevrolet Astrovan with black or dirty rims and no hubcaps was seen in the area and is believed to be involved in the theft.  If you have any information please contact Officer Fabela at 410-268-9000 ext. 5725 or gdfabela@annapolis.gov.

Stolen Vehicle – 201300004992 – Unit block of Melrob Ct – 10/15 at 7:45pm:  At 9:07pm on 10/15 the vehicle owner reported that her vehicle was stolen from the unit block of Melrob Ct at 7:45pm when she left the vehicle running, unlocked and unattended.  Prior to her reporting the vehicle stolen, at 8pm, an Anne Arundel County Police Officer stopped the vehicle at Forest Dr and Chinquapin Round Rd because it was displaying stolen tags.  The driver of the vehicle fled on foot, but was located by an Annapolis Police Officer behind a building on Forest Dr.  The driver, Akeem Howard, 18, of Annapolis was arrested and charged by Anne Arundel County Police.

Citizen Fingerprinting
Starting November 1, 2013 citizen fingerprinting will be offered Mondays from 5pm to 8pm instead of Tuesdays.


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If you have information on the above crime contact:


Metro Crime Stoppers Hotline Toll Free 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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