February 18 – Eastport Working Together – 1014 President St
February 27 – Chief’s Lecture Series – 1120 Spa Rd
March 18 –Spring Fling Scholarship Fundraiser – Market House
In the last 24 hours Annapolis Police officers responded to 82 calls for service and arrested 4 people.
Stolen Vehicle – 202000000690 – 00-99 Bricin St – 02/12 at 5pm to 02/13 at 8:30am: A red 1997 Ford Ranger, MD reg. A250765, was stolen when it was left unlocked with the keys inside.
UPDATE Shooting – 202000000670 – 1100-1199 Madison St – 02/11 at 11:37pm: Officers were in the area when they heard shots being fired and located a 29 year old male victim suffering injuries consistent with being shot. The man was transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The shooting occurred outside in the 1100 block of Madison St. UPDATE – After the shooting detectives located a handgun outside in the 1100 block of Madison St. The handgun was reported stolen to Anne Arundel County Police Department in 2019. Through investigation detectives determined that John King, 29, of Annapolis was in possession of the handgun. King is prohibited from possessing a handgun due to prior felony conviction. Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for King charging him with five criminal charges related to possessing the handgun. On 02/13 King was located and arrested. He is being held at the Jennifer Road Detention Center without bond. The investigation into this shooting is ongoing and anyone with information is urged to contact our detectives at 410-260-3439 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.
UPDATE Armed Carjacking – 202000000688 – 00-99 Johnson Pl – 02/13 at 1:48am: The 17 year old male victim reported that he was meeting someone in the area when his vehicle was approached by a male suspect holding a sledge hammer. The suspect took the victim’s vehicle and drove away onto Spa Rd at a high rate of speed. The speeding vehicle drew the attention of an officer on Spa Rd and as the officer turned on his vehicle’s emergency lights and siren to stop the vehicle it was driven off the roadway and struck a wall in front of Bay Shore Landing Apartments in the 900 block of Spa Rd. The suspect struck three parked vehicles in the apartment complex and then fled the vehicle on foot. Officers quickly stopped and arrested him. UPDATE – The suspect is identified as Edgar Ortega, 17, of Annapolis. He was charged as an adult with armed carjacking, armed robbery and sixteen other criminal counts related to this incident. He is being held at the Jennifer Road Detention Center without bond.
City Offices Closed & No Citizen Fingerprinting
City offices will be closed Monday, 02/17, in observance of Presidents Day. No citizen fingerprinting will be offered Monday, 02/17. Citizen fingerprinting will resume Monday, 02/24, 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, 02/18, 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.
Chief’s Lecture Series
Please join us for the start of the Chief's Lecture Series. Annapolis Police Chief Edward Jackson will lead an informative conversation about the U.S. Constitution on 02/27 at St. Martin's Lutheran Church at 1120 Spa Road. The church is providing a free spaghetti meal starting at 5:15pm, with the speaking starts at 6:30pm. RSVP to attend on Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chiefs-lecture-series-us-constitution-tickets-92398445237.
Spring Fling Scholarship Fundraiser
The Annapolis Police Department is co-hosting a benefit for the Annapolis Police Scholarship Fund on 03/18 at the Annapolis Market House. The event starts at 6pm for VIP tickets and at 7pm for standard tickets. Tickets range in price from $45 to $75. Visit https://annapolispolicescholarship.org/e1-2/ to buy tickets and find out more about the Annapolis Police Scholarship Fund.