In the last 72 hours Annapolis Police officers responded to 356 calls for service and arrested 11 people.
Destruction of Property – 201700002678, 2682, 2683 – 100 block of Lafayette Av – 06/29 at 5pm to 06/30 at 7:20am: Three vehicles were damaged, two had their windows smashed, but nothing was stolen from them.
Found Newborn Child – 201700002680 – 2000 block of Forest Dr – 06/30 at 6:37am: The resident of a home found a newborn Hispanic male baby outside the front door of the home. The baby was in good health and was taken to a local hospital. Detectives are seeking to identify the mother of the child to make sure she is in good health and is not the victim of a crime. Anyone with information can contact our detectives at 410-260-3439.
Attempted Theft from Vehicle – 201700002681 – 400 block of Halsey Rd – 06/29 at 8pm to 6/30 at 7am: The plastic window to a Jeep was cut open but nothing was stolen from inside the vehicle.
Armed Robbery – 201700002698 – 100 block of Duke of Gloucester St – 07/01 at 2:30am: At 5:30am an adult male victim reported an armed robbery that occurred earlier. The victim reported that two male adult male suspects confronted him as he approached his parked vehicle. One displayed a handgun and demanded money. When the victim explained that he didn’t have any money they took his Ferragamo leather belt. The victim was then able to flee the area.
Theft from Vehicle – 201700002703 – 200 block of Farragut Ct – 06/30 from 4pm to 7pm: A parking pass was stolen from a vehicle left with its windows down.
Theft from Vehicle – 201700002714 – 800 block of Bay Ridge Av – 07/02 at 6:30am: An observant caller reported seeing a man inside a parked vehicle in the area. Officers located Daven Lewis, 26, of Annapolis in the area and he fit the description given by the caller. Lewis had property in his possession that had been stolen from a vehicle that was left with its windows down. Lewis was arrested and charged with rogue and vagabond and resisting arrest. He was released by the District Court Commissioner.
Burglary – 201700002715 – 700 block of Pearson Ct – 06/16 at 9am to 07/02 at 2:50pm: An unlocked window was entered and jewelry was stolen.
Aggravated Assault – 201700002717 – Unit block of Market Space – 07/02 at 3:40pm: An adult female victim reported she was inside a vehicle having a verbal argument with her husband, Francis Msonthi, 47, of Colesville, when he began assaulting her. He grabbed her by the neck and her hair. When the female tried to exit the vehicle Msonthi attempted to drive off until prevented by bystanders. The woman was able to remove her child from the vehicle and Msonthi fled the area. Msonthi later came to APD Headquarters to turn himself in. Msonthi was charged with first and second degree assault and reckless endangerment. Msonthi was released by the District Court Commissioner on $7,500 bond.
City Offices Closed
City of Annapolis government offices will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th, in observance of Independence Day.
Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks
The Fourth of July parade will begin at 6:30pm at Amos Garrett Boulevard and proceed along West Street, around Church Circle, and down Main Street. Roads will be closed as the parade moves through the route. The fireworks show will begin at approximately 9:15pm. Main Street and the Spa Creek Bridge will be closed to traffic beginning at 5pm and will remain closed until the crowds clear after the fireworks conclude. For more information https://www.annapolis.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=285.