Annapolis Police Department Daily Report

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January 21 – Eastport Working Together – 1014 President St

In the last 24 hours Annapolis Police officers responded to 110 calls for service and arrested 3 people.       
UPDATE Attempted Thefts from Vehicles – 202000000278 – 1400-1499 Damsel La – 01/16 at 3:20am: An observant caller reported a male suspect trying vehicle door handles in the area. Officers located a man in the area and he fled when officers approached him. Officers quickly stopped him and he was identified as the suspect. A total of five vehicles were found to have been entered. The suspect has yet to be transported to the District Court Commissioner for his initial hearing. Once he has been charged the suspect’s name will be released. UPDATE – The suspect was identified as Cristian Arrue Palencia, 20, of Annapolis. He had suspected CDS in his pocket when he was arrested. Arrue Palencia was charged with possession of CDS and five counts of rogue and vagabond. He was released by the District Court Commissioner.
Attempted Thefts from Vehicles – 20200000279 – 00-99 Silopanna Rd and 900-999 Carrollton Av – 01/16 at 9am: Observant callers reported a male suspect trying vehicle doors in the area. Officers had recently seen Cristian Arrue Palencia, 20, of Annapolis in the area after he was released on his previous arrest by the District Court Commissioner. Officers located Arrue Palencia in the unit block of Silopanna Rd opening an unlocked vehicle door. Arrue Palencia was arrested and charged with rogue and vagabond again.
Theft from Vehicle – 202000000287 – 00-99 Taylor Av – 01/16 from 7:30am to 4:15pm: A pair of boots was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

City Offices Closed & No Citizen Fingerprinting
City offices will be closed Monday, 01/20, in observance of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. No citizen fingerprinting will be offered Monday, 01/20. Citizen fingerprinting will resume Monday, 01/27, at 6:30pm.

Eastport Working Together
Harbour House and Eastport Terrace residents, Eastport neighbors, and government and community leaders are invited to attend an Eastport Working Together meeting on Tuesday, 01/21, at 6:30pm at the Rosalie Mitchell Community Center, 1014 President St. Eastport Working Together is a collective group of residents committed to listening, engaging and investing in the Eastport community by organizing around challenging issues that affect residents. Everyone is welcome.

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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 phone in or submit your Annapolis crime tip online or through the P3 Tips smartphone app 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. 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), visiting, or through the P3 Tips smartphone app. The app can be found in the Apple or Android app stores by searching for P3 Tips. You can also call a tip into us directly at 410-280-CLUE (2583).
Programs Offered by the Community Services Unit

Annapolis Community Builders:  If you live in Wards 1, 2, 3, or 4 contact Sergeant Nicole Vaden for information.  If you live in Wards 5, 6, 7, or 8 contact Officer Angelo Watson.  Not sure about which Ward you live in?  Check here.

FREE Home Security Survey:  Let us show you in less than two hours how to make your home a safer place.  Send an email today to find out more about this program or to make an appointment.  Contact us at  

Watch Your Car Program:  The Watch Your Car Program helps prevent vehicle theft.  A small sticker will be placed on your rear window.  This sticker alerts officers nationwide that your vehicle is not normally driven during the hours of 1 a.m. and 5 a.m.  The vehicle may be stopped to verify ownership.  For more information about the program contact us at  

Victims' Assistance & Resources:  Crime victims can contact Lieutenant Kevin Krauss for more information.

Hispanic Liaison:  Contact the Spanish speaking liaison, Joe Hudson, for help.  Si Ud. necesita ayuda, pongase en contacto Sr. Joe Hudson.

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