In the last 24 hours Annapolis Police officers responded to 71 calls for service and arrested 3 people.
Shooting – 201600005754 – Unit block of Bens Dr – 12/29 at 5:51pm: Officers responded to Forest Hills Av and Bricin St for a report of a shooting and located a Green Taxi Cab. The 56 year old male driver of the cab had been shot in the unit block of Bens Dr. Officers responded to Bens Dr and located a man who was wanted on a warrant for an unrelated crime. While arresting the man Davonte Johnson, 18, of Annapolis attempted to push past officers to interfere with the arrest. Johnson refused to obey orders to back away and was arrested. The investigation into the shooting continued and Johnson was identified as the shooter. Johnson was charged with attempted first degree murder and 12 other charges related to the shooting. He is being held at the Jennifer Road Detention Center without bond. The victim was transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center and is in critical but stable condition. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective John Murphy at 410-260-3439 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also submit anonymous tips through Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland by calling 1-866-7LOCKUP.
New Year’s Eve – Celebrate Responsibly
While you are making plans for how you will spend New Year’s Eve please remember to make a plan to get home safely before you go out. Make sure you have a safe way home by either not drinking, having a designated driver, or getting a ride home with a taxi or other ride service. Don’t assume you’ll be okay driving because you haven’t had a lot to drink or you feel okay. It takes less than you think to impair your ability to drive, don’t take a chance with your safety and the safety of others on the road. Officers across the region will be patrolling, looking for drivers who are impaired by alcohol or drugs. Remember for us, each DUI arrest is a DUI accident prevented. For information about the New Year’s Eve celebration in Annapolis visit http://bit.ly/2ioZ61b.
City Offices Closed & No Citizen Fingerprinting
City offices will be closed on Monday, January 2, 2017. There will also be no citizen fingerprinting offered on Monday, January 2, 2017. Citizen fingerprinting will resume Monday, January 9, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.
Submitting Anonymous Tips to Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland
Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland is an organization separate from the Annapolis Police Department. When you text, phone in, or submit your Annapolis crime tip online Metro Crime Stoppers receives your tip anonymously and only forwards your tip information to the Annapolis Police Department. No identifying information is ever forwarded to us. Please be assured that only your tip is communicated from Metro Crime Stoppers to the police department, not any identifying information about you. Metro Crime Stoppers uses a special coding system to protect your identity, they do not use Caller ID or record telephone conversations. If your tip leads to the arrest or indictment of a person for a felony you could qualify for up to a $2,000 cash reward from Metro Crime Stoppers. You can submit a tip by calling 1-866-7LOCKUP (1-866-756-2587), texting CRIMES (274637) or visiting www.metrocrimestoppers.org.
If Your Tip to the Hotline Leads to an Arrest and Indictment of the Individuals that Committed the Above Crimes, You may be Eligible for a Cash Reward of Up to $2,000!!!
If you have information on the above crime contact:
Metro Crime Stoppers Hotline Toll Free 1-866-7LOCKUP.
You can also provide information confidentially online through
by texting “MCS plus your message” to CRIMES (274637)
Calls are NOT Recorded AND Callers Remain Anonymous