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Posted on: January 17, 2017

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In the last 96 hours Annapolis Police officers responded to 452 calls for service and arrested 27 people. 

Burglary – 201700000186 – Unit block of Hicks Av – 01/12 at 12pm to 01/13 at 7am:  Installed copper wiring and tubing were stolen from a home under renovation.  There were no signs of forced entry to the home.

Theft of Copper – 201700000206 – Unit block of Wardour Dr – 12/15 to 01/14:  Two copper downspouts were stolen from the home.

Stolen Vehicle – 201700000220 – Unit block of Eastern Av – 01/15 from 12pm to 3:30pm:  A silver 2008 Nissan Titan pick up truck, MD 6BH8081, was stolen.

Homicide – 201700000229 – 700 block of Newtowne Dr – 01/16 at 3:08am:  Officers responded for a report of a possible shooting and located an adult male shooting victim in the area.  George Forrester, 40, of Severn was transported to Anne Arundel Medical Center where he died from his injuries.  Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective John Murphy at 410-260-3439 or  You can also call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-877-7LOCKUP and submit an anonymous tip.  If your tip leads to an arrest or indictment you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000. 

Theft from Vehicle – 201700000231 – 400 block of State St – 01/15 at 8pm to 01/16 at 2pm :  Ryobi, Makita, and Festool power tools and miscellaneous hand tools were stolen from an apparently unlocked vehicle.

Burglary – 201700000237 – Unit block of Silopanna Rd – 01/17 at 3:35am:  The adult male resident noticed his garage light was on and the door to the garage was ajar.  He found two adult male suspects inside his garage, which had been left unlocked.  The two suspects fled when confronted.  Nothing was stolen from the garage.

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


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 or

by texting “MCS plus your message” to CRIMES (274637)

Calls are NOT Recorded AND Callers Remain Anonymous

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