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Community Events
August 6 – National Night Out – Various Locations
August 24 – Community Backpack Fest – Eastport United Methodist Church

In the last 24 hours Annapolis Police officers responded to 109 calls for service and arrested 6 people.      
UPDATE Arrests for Armed Robbery – 201900003641 - 00-99 Melrob Ct – 07/25 at 10:45am: On 7/25 the adult male victim reported that he was walking in the area when he was approached by three male suspects in a vehicle. Two of the men in the vehicle pointed handguns at the victim and demanded property. Property was taken from the victim and the suspects fled the area in the vehicle. Detectives investigated the robbery and three male suspects were identified and arrested. Mahmoud Elsayed, 22, Ronni Alfaro Turcios, 21, and Nelson Rivera, 16, who was charged as an adult, were charged with armed robbery and eight other criminal charges. All three are from Annapolis and are being held without bond at the Jennifer Road Detention Center.
Stolen Vehicle – 201900003710 – 800-899 Carrollton Av – 07/29 at 8pm to 07/30 at 8:45am: A silver 2008 Toyota Avalon, MD reg. 7CA3318, was stolen when it was left unlocked with a spare key inside.
Stolen Vehicle – 201900003711 – 200-299 Farragut Ct – 07/29 at 10:30pm to 07/30 at 8:45am: A white 2017 Honda Accord, MD reg. 7CY3623, was stolen.
Armed Robbery – 201900003721 – 1000-1099 Martha Ct – 07/30 at 11:40pm: On 07/30 at 11:47pm officers were patrolling in the 1300 block of Forest Dr when they saw a vehicle being operated without its headlights on. Officers stopped the vehicle and made contact with the adult female driver and saw that the adult male passenger was bleeding from his head. The occupants reported that they had just been robbed in the 1000 block of Martha Ct. The male victim reported that he met a male suspect outside in the area when they began a verbal argument. Two more male suspects joined the group and a physical altercation started. During the assault the male victim was struck in the head by what he believes was a handgun. The female victim confronted the suspects and had her purse stolen by them. The two victims then fled the area in the vehicle officers later stopped. The male victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment.
Handgun Possession Arrest – 201900003722 – 00-99 Bens Dr – 07/30 at 11:48pm: Officers were in the area responding to reports of armed suspects. They located one of the suspects who fled on foot when officers approached him. Officers located the suspect behind a building and located drugs, a handgun and money that the suspect discarded while fleeing. Approximately 19 grams of suspected crack cocaine, 5 grams of suspected heroin, $3,574 and a loaded handgun were recovered. The handgun was reported stolen with Howard County Police Department. Keonte McGowan, 23, of Annapolis has a criminal record that prohibits him from possessing a handgun. McGowan was arrested and charged with two counts of possession of CDS with intent to distribute, concealment of a dangerous weapon and 9 other criminal 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, 08/06. 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 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. National Night Out is always the first Tuesday in August.

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 Angelo Watson.  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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