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Community Events
February 21 – Ward 4/Newtowne Working Together – 1707 Forest Dr
March 20 – Spring Fling Scholarship Fundraiser – Market House
April 15 – Citizen Police Academy Starts – 199 Taylor Av

In the last 96 hours Annapolis Police officers responded to 365 calls for service and arrested 20 people.      
Recovered Stolen Vehicle – 201900000840 – Tyler Av and Forest Dr – 02/16 at 12:30am: Officers on patrol noticed a black Ford van go through the intersection at Forest Dr and Tyler Av without stopping at a red light. Officers followed the vehicle and attempted to stop it at Tyler Av and President St. The vehicle’s driver did not stop, but fled the vehicle on foot in the 900 block of President St. Officers quickly stopped the driver, Antonio Surgeon, 30, of Severn and arrested him. Surgeon failed to leave the vehicle in park when he fled from it and the vehicle struck a parked unoccupied vehicle causing minor damage. The vehicle was found to have been reported stolen to Anne Arundel County Police Department. Surgeon was charged with motor vehicle unlawful taking, two counts of theft and trespass.
Robbery – 201900000848 – 1200-1299 Forest Dr – 02/16 at 12:50pm: The 14 year old victim reported that a subject known to him, Ashley Hill, 30, of Annapolis, approached him after he made an ATM transaction. Hill demanded money and assaulted the victim. She grabbed him by his clothing several times preventing him from getting away from her. She continued to assault him and slammed him to the ground. She left after taking money from the victim. Officers located Hill and arrested her. Hill was charged with robbery, first and second degree assault, theft and false imprisonment. She is being held at the Jennifer Road Detention Center without bond.
Stolen Vehicle – 201900000857 – 1000-1099 Martha Ct – 02/16 from 1pm to 8pm: At 8pm officers attempted to stop a black 2011 VW Jetta, MD reg. 1CY9832, but the driver failed to stop. Officers contacted the owner of the vehicle and discovered the vehicle had been stolen from the 1000 block of Martha Ct. The vehicle was previously reported stolen on 01/31 and recovered parked and unoccupied on 02/05 in Anne Arundel County. The key to the vehicle was never recovered and the owner did not have the vehicle rekeyed.
Attempted Burglary – 201900000862 – 1100-1199 Lake Heron Dr – 02/17 at 3:15am: Officers responded to an apartment for reports of a man pounding and kicking the door attempting to get inside. Officers discovered Joel Dickerson, 30, of Annapolis outside the apartment. The resident does not know Dickerson. Dickerson damaged the frame to the door in his attempt to get inside. Dickerson was arrested and charged with attempted fourth degree burglary, malicious destruction of property and disorderly conduct. Dickerson was released by the District Court Commissioner on his own recognizance.
Burglary – 201900000865 – 00-99 Enclave Ct – 02/17 at 12:15am: On 02/17 at 10:20am officers were contacted about a burglary that occurred earlier. An adult resident was home when they heard a loud noise. The resident turned several lights on around the home and didn’t notice anything suspicious. In the morning it was discovered that the basement door was forced open, but it appears the suspect was frightened off by the lights turning on and fled without stealing anything.
Burglary – 201900000871 – 1200-1299 Virginia St – 02/15 at 12pm to 02/17 at 8pm: A door to the home was forced open and jewelry was stolen.
Burglary – 201900000881 – 00-99 Amos Garrett Blvd – 02/14 at 4pm to 02/18 at 7:30pm: A door to the home was forced open. Some property was destroyed, but nothing was stolen.
Burglary – 201900000883 – 1900-1999 Copeland St – 02/18 at 8:40pm: An adult resident was home when they heard someone enter through an unlocked door. Initially, they thought it was someone expected at the home and called their name. The suspect fled the home stealing a Sony PS4 game console, several games and two game remotes.

Ward 4 / Newtowne Working Together
Homes at the Glen, Riders Glen, Woodside Gardens, Newtowne 20, Village Greens, and Berkshire Annapolis residents, Newtowne neighbors, and government and community leaders are invited to attend the Newtowne Working Together meeting on Thursday, 02/21, at 6:30pm at the American Legion, 1707 Forest Dr. Everyone is welcome.

Citizen Police Academy
The purpose of the Citizen Police Academy is to educate residents about their local police department. The Academy will start Monday, April 15 and meet from 6:30pm to 8:30pm on April 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, June 3, 10, 17 and 24 at Annapolis Police Department, 199 Taylor Avenue. Find more information and apply online at

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 AvenueAnnapolisMD 21401 by 9 a.m. on February 21 and, if needed, February 22. 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 

Chief Baker and Corporal Parker

Hiring Lateral Police Officers

Do you know someone interested in becoming a police officer?  Some jobs are just jobs, others are careers.  A career at the Annapolis Police Department gives you a chance to make a real difference.  We are hiring lateral police officers.  Apply for jobs at  The starting salary for lateral officers starts at $49,887 and goes up depending on experience. For more information email  

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Submitting Anonymous Tips to Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland

Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland is an organization separate from the Annapolis Police Department. When you phone in or submit your Annapolis crime tip online or through the P3 Tips smartphone app Metro Crime Stoppers receives your tip anonymously and only forwards your tip information to the Annapolis Police Department. No identifying information is ever forwarded to us. Metro Crime Stoppers uses a special coding system to protect your identity, they do not use Caller ID or record telephone conversations. If your tip leads to the arrest or indictment of a person for a felony you could qualify for up to a $2,000 cash reward from Metro Crime Stoppers. You can submit a tip by calling 1-866-7LOCKUP (1-866-756-2587), visiting, or through the P3 Tips smartphone app. The app can be found in the Apple or Android app stores by searching for P3 Tips. You can also call a tip into us directly at 410-280-CLUE (2583).
Programs Offered by the Community Services Unit

Annapolis Community Builders:  If you live in Wards 1, 2, 3, or 4 contact Sergeant Nicole Vaden for information.  If you live in Wards 5, 6, 7, or 8 contact Officer Paul Sullivan.  Not sure about which Ward you live in?  Check here.

FREE Home Security Survey:  Let us show you in less than two hours how to make your home a safer place.  Send an email today to find out more about this program or to make an appointment.  Contact us at  

Watch Your Car Program:  The Watch Your Car Program helps prevent vehicle theft.  A small sticker will be placed on your rear window.  This sticker alerts officers nationwide that your vehicle is not normally driven during the hours of 1 a.m. and 5 a.m.  The vehicle may be stopped to verify ownership.  For more information about the program contact us at  

Victims' Assistance & Resources:  Crime victims can contact Lieutenant Kevin Krauss for more information.

Hispanic Liaison:  Contact the Spanish speaking liaison, Joe Hudson, for help.  Si Ud. necesita ayuda, pongase en contacto Sr. Joe Hudson.

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Emergency : 9-1-1
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Tip Line:  410-280-CLUE - leave a message to provide anonymous information concerning criminal activity

Press Information:  Sergeant Amy Miguez,, 410-268-9000 x 7261, 443-852-9547

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