August 7 – National Night Out – Various Locations
August 8 – Neighborhood Safety Meeting – 199 Taylor Av
In the last 72 hours Annapolis Police officers responded to 422 calls for service and arrested 15 people.
Shots Fired – 201800003177 – 800-899 Brooke Ct – 08/03 at 8:50pm: Officers responded for reports of shots fired and discovered two parked, unoccupied vehicles were struck by gunfire. No victims or suspects were located.
Shots Fired – 201800003180 – 00-99 Bens Dr – 08/04 at 1:10am: Officers responded for reports of shots fired and discovered that one parked, unoccupied vehicle was struck by gunfire. No victims or suspects were located.
Burglary – 201800003188 – 00-99 State Circle – 07/25 and 08/04: A female suspect entered unpaid hotel rooms on two occasions. A set of room keys were stolen.
Theft from Vehicle – 201800003206 – 00-99 Steele Av – 08/03 at 10pm to 08/05 at 8am: Money was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.
Thefts from Vehicles – 201800003210 & 3211 – 00-99 Gilmer St and 00-99 Parole St – 08/06 at 12:45am: An observant caller reported seeing a male suspect in her apparently unlocked vehicle. When he was confronted he fled the area on foot. Money and a bank card were stolen from the vehicle. While officers were looking for the suspect they spoke to resident on Parole St who reported she saw a male suspect in her unlocked vehicle at 12:10am. When he was confronted he fled the area on foot. A water bottle and cigarettes were stolen from the vehicle. The suspect was not located.
Shooting Arrest – 201800002595 – On 06/30 at 12:26am there was a shooting on Edgewood Av between West St and McGuckian St. The adult male victim was shot and suffered critical injuries. Detectives quickly identified Ronreques Johnson, 24, of Annapolis as a suspect in the shooting. On 08/03 at 1:45pm Johnson was located in Glen Burnie and arrested. Johnson was charged with attempted first degree murder and 6 other related charges. He is being held at the Jennifer Road Detention Center without bond.
National Night Out
National Night Out events have been planned by several communities in Annapolis for the evening of Tuesday, 08/07. National Night Out is America’s night out against crime. Officers from the Annapolis Police Department will be attending events planned for Obery Court, Chambers Park, Annapolis Walk, Annapolis Gardens and Bay Ridge Gardens. If you live in these communities please come and join us and your neighbors. If your neighborhood isn’t hosting an event this year please consider planning one for next year. National Night Out is always the first Tuesday in August.
Neighborhood Safety Meeting
The next Neighborhood Safety meeting will be held, Wednesday, 08/08, from 6:30pm to 8pm at Annapolis Police Headquarters, 199 Taylor Avenue. Lt. Thomas from Anne Arundel County Police Department will be talking about warning signs of suicide in teens and adults and effective prevention strategies. Anyone is welcome to attend this meeting. As always we will also be going over the current crime trends in Annapolis. Food will be served so please RSVP to Sergeant Amy Miguez at 410-268-9000 ext. 7261 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
No Citizen Fingerprinting in August
There will be no citizen fingerprinting offered in August or Monday, 09/03. Citizen fingerprinting will resume Monday, 09/10, at 6:30pm.