December 5 – January 1 – Food Drive – 199 Taylor Av
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 279 calls for service and arrested 23 people.
Recovered Stolen Vehicle – 201800005499 – 1000-1099 President St – 12/21 at 10:30am: Officers responded to the area of President St and Madison St for a report of a vehicle stolen from a home in Anne Arundel County. Officers located the vehicle in the 1000 block of President St and the two occupants fled from the vehicle on foot. Officers located the two occupants and arrested them. The driver, John King, 28, of Annapolis was charged with motor vehicle theft, theft and driving while suspended. The passenger, Corey Coates, 32, of Annapolis was charged with motor vehicle theft and theft. King and Coates were both released by the District Court Commissioner on their own recognizance. The vehicle had been left unlocked with a key inside.
Theft of Package – 201800005503 – 00-99 East St – 12/20 from 2:12pm to 6:10pm: A package was stolen from the front step of a home after it was delivered.
Thefts of Packages – 201800005505 – 00-99 Peale Ct & 300-399 Hilltop La – 12/21 at 4:14pm: Observant callers reported seeing three juveniles carrying packages on Copley Ct. When the juveniles were questioned about the packages, they dropped them and fled the area. The packages were addressed to homes on Peale Ct and Hilltop La. Officers located one of the juveniles, a 16 year old male from Annapolis. The juvenile was arrested and charged with theft and released to his guardian. The packages were returned to their owners.
Theft of Package – 201800005507 – 700-799 Fairview Av – 12/20 from 2pm to 4pm: A package was stolen from outside the front door of a home after it was delivered.
Shots Fired – 201800005516 – 00-99 Juliana Circle – 12/21 at 11:52pm: Officers in the area heard shots being fired and responded quickly. Officers discovered two homes were struck by gunfire. No one inside the homes was injured. No suspects were located.
Shots Fired – 201800005540 – 1100-1199 Frederick Douglass St – 12/23 at 2:03am: Officers responded to the area for reports of shots fired and discovered a home and unoccupied vehicle were struck by gunfire. No one inside the home was injured. No suspects were located.
Burglary – 201800005544 – 700-799 Warren Dr – 12/21 at 4pm to 12/23 at 2:10pm: A shed was forced open and a Honda Elite 2000 generator was stolen.
Robbery – 201800005548 – 200-299 Main St – 12/23 at 5:31pm: An adult male victim reported he was walking in the area when five or six male suspects assaulted him and stole money from his wallet.
Recovered Stolen Vehicle – 201800005560 – 1300-1399 Tyler Av – 12/24 at 1:43am: Officers saw a vehicle being operated on Duke of Gloucester St without headlights on and attempted to stop the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle did not stop and officers learned that the vehicle was reported stolen from Calvert County. Officers lost sight of vehicle, but later located it, unoccupied, in the 1300 block of Tyler Av.
Make a Plan to get Home Safely
‘Tis the season to be merry, but if you are making merry by drinking and driving, make a new plan. Make a plan for getting home safely before heading to your holiday party. If you see a suspected drunk driver, report it to the police by calling 410-268-4141 or 9-1-1.
City Offices Closed & No Citizen Fingerprinting
City offices will be closed Monday, 12/24, Tuesday, 12/25, and Tuesday, 01/01. Citizen fingerprinting will not be offered Monday, 12/24, and Monday, 12/31. Citizen fingerprinting will resume Monday, 01/07.
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 the Miracle on Annapolis Street event on 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.