In the last 72 hours Annapolis Police officers responded to 287 calls for service and arrested 19 people.
Good News – On 02/25 at 7:30pm officers found a stolen handgun in the 1100 block of Madison St. Officers were patrolling the area and noticed a group of men standing in the stairwell of one of the buildings. As the men noticed the officer in the area they quickly left the building in different directions. As the officer walked, following the path one of the subjects took, he found a handgun on the ground. The handgun was previously reported stolen in Anne Arundel County.
Burglary – 201700000797 – Unit block of Heritage Ct – 02/24 from 8am to 11:30am: A door to the home was forced open and shoes were stolen.
Theft from Vehicle – 201700000800 – 100 block of Green St – 02/19 to 02/24: Jewelry was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.
Shooting – 201700000812 – 500 block of Annapolitan La – 02/25 at 4:55am: Officers responded to the area for reports of shots fired and discovered an adult male shooting victim inside a home. Officers investigating found that the victim was shot inside the home by someone known to him. Officers located the suspect on Annapolis Walk Dr near Belle Dr. The suspect threw a handgun to the ground as officers approached. The suspect, Miguel Chacon Mendez, 28, of Annapolis was arrested and charged with attempted first and second degree murder and five other related charges. He is being held at the Jennifer Road Detention Center without bond. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
Attempted Burglary – 201700000831 – Unit block of Gentry Ct – 02/26 at 7:30pm: An unknown male suspect climbed over a fence entering the rear yard of a home. The suspect checked the rear door, but finding it locked he left the yard the same way he entered.
Citizen Fingerprinting Cancelled
There will be no citizen fingerprinting offered on Monday, February 27. Citizen fingerprinting will resume on Monday, March 6 at 6:30 p.m. For more information about citizen fingerprinting, visit http://www.annapolis.gov/527/Citizen-Fingerprinting.