May 29 – Eastport Working Together – 1014 President St
May 30 – Active Assailant Panel Discussion – Anne Arundel Community College
June 2 - Kids n Kaboodle - Weems Whelan Field
June 9 – Make Safe Happen Day – Calvary United Methodist Church
In the last 96 hours Annapolis Police officers responded to 396 calls for service and arrested 13 people.
Armed Carjacking - 201800002005 - 00-99 Gilmer St - 05/26 at 12:30am: The adult female victim reported that she was dropping an acquaintance, Cecilio Amaya Benitez, 49, of Annapolis, off at his home. Amaya Benitez was intoxicated and complaining that someone stole money from him. While the woman was driving he pulled out a kitchen knife, pointed it at her and threatened to kill her. Amaya Benitez made her drive around for about 30 minutes while he threatened her with the knife. The woman found a business that was open on West St and fled the vehicle into the business and called the police. Amaya Benitez fled the vehicle on foot and was not located immediately by officers. Officers obtained an arrest warrant for Amaya Benitez and he was located later on 05/26 and arrested. Amaya Benitez was charged with armed carjacking, first degree assault and six other related charges. He is being held at the Jennifer Road Detention Center without bond.
Attempted Theft from Vehicle - 201800002006 - 900-1000 Primrose Rd - 05/26 at 3:10am: An observant caller reported seeing someone inside a vehicle. The suspect fled before officers arrived and was not located. There were no signs of forced entry to the vehicle and nothing was reported stolen.
Theft of Bicycle - 201800002009 - 00-99 Francis St - 05/24: A black and silver Trek Navigator 100 bicycle was left locked to a light pole for a few hours. When the owner returned the bicycle had been stolen. The bicycle has a Bike Doctor sticker on the frame.
Theft of Package - 201800002026 - 800-900 Bay Ridge Av - 05/26: An observant caller reported seeing two juvenile males on bicycles near the rear of a home. When the juveniles noticed the caller they left the area, but the caller discovered they left a package behind. The package was addressed to a home in the same area on Bay Ridge Av. The package was returned to the owner who confirmed that the package was stolen from the front porch of the home after delivery.
Theft of Package - 201800002048 - 700-800 South Cherry Grove Av - 04/26: A package was stolen after being delivered to the home. There was a delay in reporting the theft.
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, May 29, at 6:30pm at the Rosalie Mitchell Community Center, 1014 President St. Everyone is welcome. Join us to learn more about the upcoming community dinner and peace march. Community service hours are available for HACA residents.
Active Assailant Panel Discussion
Leadership Anne Arundel and Anne Arundel Community College are presenting an Active Assailant Panel Discussion on May 30, from 7pm to 9pm at Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Parkway, Arnold, MD – Thomas E. Florestano Building, Room 101. Use the west campus entrance and park in lot E. This is a free event to gain information, understand situations, and ask questions. To register please email Nancy at firstname.lastname@example.org. Seating is limited.
Make Safe Happen Day
On Saturday, June 9, the police department will be participating in this free community event organized by Calvary United Methodist Church. The event features numerous organizations focused on safety, including the fire department and the American Red Cross. The event is 11am to 2pm at Calvary United Methodist Church located at 301 Rowe Boulevard. For more information visit http://makesafehappen.com/child-safety-events/annapolis-make-safe-happen-day.