November 27 – December 17 – Toy Drive – 199 Taylor Av
December 5 – January 1 – Food Drive – 199 Taylor Av
December 13, and 20 – Cocoa with a Cop at Midnight Madness from 6pm to 9pm on Main Street – Enjoy a free cup of hot chocolate with your local police officers
December 30 – Cocoa with a Cop at Miracle on Annapolis Street from 11am to 3pm
January 15 – Eastport Working Together – 1017 President St
In the last 72 hours Annapolis Police officers responded to 336 calls for service and arrested 12 people.
Burglary – 201800005273 – 1200-1299 Youngs Farm Rd – 12/07 from 6pm to 11:59pm: The rear door to the home was forced open and jewelry was stolen.
Shots Fired – 201800005276 – 00-99 Northwest St – 12/08 at 2:20am: Officers responded to the area for reports of shots fired. No suspects or victims were located, but officers discovered that two unoccupied vehicles parked on Monument St and a home on West Washington St were struck by bullets. No one in the home was injured.
Recovered Stolen Vehicle – 201800005285 – 1400-1499 Tyler Av - 12/08 at 2:15pm: Officers were in the area when they located a 2013 BMW SUV which had been reported stolen with Anne Arundel County Police Department. Derrick Stansbury, 28, of Annapolis was exiting the vehicle when officers approached the vehicle and arrested him. Stansbury had the key for the vehicle in his pants pocket. Stansbury was charged with unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, theft and unauthorized removal of a motor vehicle. He was released by the District Court Commissioner on his own recognizance.
Theft from Vehicle – 201800005284 – 00-99 Rose Ct – 12/07 at 6:30pm to 12/08 at 6am: Money and two knives were stolen from an apparently unlocked vehicle.
Stabbing – 201800005287 – 1800-1899 West St – 12/08 at 5:10pm: Officers responded to the area and discovered an adult male victim suffering from a stab wound to his head. The victim reported he was stabbed, but did not provide further information. The victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment and later released.
Attempted Theft from Vehicle – 201800005290 – 1200-1299 Van Buren Dr – 12/06 at 6:30am: Video surveillance in the area showed an unlocked vehicle was entered, but nothing was stolen.
Handgun Arrest – 201800005296 – 00-99 Monument St – 12/09 at 8:15am: Officers were in the area making checks when they saw a parked occupied vehicle. Officers made contact with the man in the driver’s seat, Erick Griffin, 33, of Annapolis, and saw small plastic bags of suspected marijuana inside the vehicle. Officers searched the vehicle and found a total of three containers of suspected marijuana. The total weight of the suspected marijuana was less than 10 grams. Continuing the search officers found a loaded handgun, at which point Griffin fled from officers on foot. The officers were able to locate Griffin after he ran into a home in the 100 block of Bloomsbury Square. Griffin surrendered to officers and was arrested. Griffin is prohibited from possessing a handgun. Griffin was charged with firearm possession with felony conviction, illegal possession of a registered firearm, illegal possession of ammunition, handgun in vehicle and handgun on person. He is being held without bond at the Jennifer Road Detention Center.
Administrative Hearing Board – Public Viewing
The Annapolis Police Department will be conducting an Administrative Hearing Board at the request of the police officer who disputes the outcome of an Internal Affairs Investigation. In accordance with Annotated Code of Maryland, Public Safety Article, Section 3-107 (e)(1)(ii), “the hearing shall be open to the public, unless the Chief finds a hearing must be closed for good cause, including to protect a confidential informant, an undercover officer, or a child witness.” If you plan to watch the live feed of the hearing board, please come to the Annapolis Police Department at 199 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401 by 9:30 a.m. on December 13 and 14. Individuals attending an Administrative Hearing Board must act in a respectful manner. Audio and video recordings are not permitted during an Administrative Hearing Board. For more information visit https://www.annapolis.gov/1414.
Holiday Toy Drive
The Annapolis Police Department is accepting new, unwrapped toys to be given to local children this Christmas. Drop off toys to us at 199 Taylor Av. Toys will be collected until 12/17. The toys will be given to We Care and Friends at the Stanton Center.
Food Drive for Local Schools & Community Centers
The Annapolis Police Department will be accepting donations of food to help stock Annapolis food pantries at schools and community centers from 12/05 to 01/01. We need peanut butter, jelly, canned chili, canned chicken, canned, tuna, boxed macaroni and cheese or cups, pasta, individual cereal boxes, oatmeal packets, fruit/applesauce cups and canned ravioli. Please check expiration dates, expired food will not be accepted. You can drop off donations any time at the police department at 199 Taylor Avenue.
Cocoa with a Cop
Come and join us at Midnight Madness and the Miracle on Annapolis Street events. Midnight Madness is 12/13 and 12/20 and we will be outside on Main St between 6pm and 9pm to hand out free cups of hot chocolate to the community. Miracle on Annapolis Street is 12/30 from 11am to 3pm. Take a few minutes and get to know your local law enforcement team, even better let your kids know how approachable the police are, should they ever need help. Come sip Cocoa with a Cop!
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, 01/15, at 6:30pm at the Rosalie Mitchell Community Center, 1014 President St. Everyone is welcome. Community service hours are available for HACA residents.