21-0280 - Theft from Auto - 1700 block of West St.
On 1/25/21 at approximately 7:50am Officers responded to a car dealership in the 1700 block of West Street for a reported theft from auto. The manager of the business advised that all four wheels and tires were stolen from a 2020 Acura MDX. Total loss value to the business is unknown at this time.
21-0288 - Fraud - 200 block of King George St.
On 1/25/21 at approximately 4:28pm Officers responded to the 200 block of King George Street for a reported fraud. The victim advised that an unknown subject fraudulently used her bank account information to purchase two Apple watches and one set of Apple Air Pods on 12/22/2020. Total loss value to the victim was $1,100.
21-0291 - Auto Theft - 200 block of West St.
On 1/25/21 at approximately 6:46pm Officers responded to the 200 block of West Street for a reported auto theft. The victim reported that an unknown person stole her vehicle from the 200 block of West Street sometime between 1/23/21 at 1am and 1/23/21 at 3am. The vehicle is described as a white in color 2015 Infiniti bearing Maryland registration 3EG6898.
21-0292 - Attempted Armed Robbery - Unit block of West St.
On 1/25/21 at approximately 8:45pm Officers were in the area of the unit block of West Washington Street when they were approached by an adult male. The adult male/ victim advised officers that a subject who he is familiar with just attempted to rob him. He continued by saying that while he was walking in the area of West Washington Street the subject approached him, brandished a knife and demanded money. The victim did not comply and instead decided to run away and locate the officers who were already in the area on an unrelated call for service. Detectives were notified and are currently investigating this incident.
Recently we have noticed an increase in regards to reported scams. We have responded to numerous reports where the victim/ reporting person advised that they were scammed.
In some cases the victim/ reporting person advised that they were contacted either via telephone or email and the scammer requested that they purchase gift cards and provide the number on the back of the card. If you should receive a call or email similar in nature please gather as much information from the individual as you can to include the phone number and or email address and report it to the Annapolis Police Department immediately. At no time should you purchase any type of gift card and provide the information on the card to an unknown person.
Please also be aware of tax scams as tax season approaches. If you're not certain that the person contacting you is legitimate, you should not provide them with personal information such as your SSN, name, DOB, banking information or address.
In any situation where you feel that you have been contacted by a scammer or have been scammed please to not hesitate to contact the Annapolis Police Department at 410-268-4141.
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