In the last 24 hours Annapolis Police officers responded to 80 calls for service and arrested 5 people.
Good News – On 05/09 officers arrested Akili Arnold, 23, of Annapolis for a first degree assault that occurred on 05/08. On 05/08 the adult female victim reported that Arnold had just assaulted her, took her one and a half year old son and her vehicle and fled the area. The woman reported that she and Arnold were inside a home in the 1900 block of Copeland St when he became angry with her. Arnold took the woman’s cell phone and threw it to the ground, breaking it. Arnold grabbed the woman, assaulting and strangling her. Arnold took the woman’s vehicle keys and her child from the home and left with the child in the vehicle. The victim reported this incident to the police and officers discovered that Arnold took the child and the vehicle to a relative and the child was unharmed. Officers obtained an arrest warrant for Arnold and he was located on 05/09 and arrested. Arnold was charged with robbery, first and second degree assault, kidnapping, reckless endangerment, false imprisonment, destruction of property, and theft. He is being held at the Jennifer Road Detention Center without bond.
Theft from Vehicle – 201700001859 – 200 block of Hilltop La – 05/08 at 10pm to 05/09 at 7am: An iPhone charger was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.
Attempted Robbery – 201700001863 – 1000 block of Bay Ridge Av – 05/09 at 8:40pm: An adult male suspect entered the business wearing a black ski mask and demanded the employee open the register. The suspect grabbed the employee’s arm, but she did not open the register. Another employee began screaming and the suspect fled the business without taking anything.
Shots Fired – 201700001866 – 1100 block of Madison St – 05/09 at 10:55pm: Officers responded to the area for reports of shots fired. Numerous officers checked the area on foot, but no suspects or victims were located.