Anne Arundel County
The following incidents were recently reported by the Anne Arundel County Police Department. For more information, call 410-222-8050. Information about many thefts and break-ins was unavailable.
REWARDS FOR INFORMATION
Metro Crime Stoppers, a nonprofit group, will pay up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment in connection with felonies. Call the 24-hour hotline at 410-276-8888.
BALTIMORE ANNAPOLIS BLVD., 7200 block, 3 a.m. Sept. 17. A man robbed a convenience store, and police broadcast a lookout for his vehicle. Police located the vehicle and attempted to make a traffic stop. The driver sped away and crashed the vehicle. The man was arrested and reportedly confessed to two convenience store robberies, including the one mentioned above. A 39-year-old Baltimore man was charged with robbery, assault and several traffic violations.
Glen Burnie Area
ADAMS AND MONTICELLO COURTS AREA, Sept. 16. A man entered a house through a rear door and sexually assaulted a woman.
AMERICANA CIR., 7800 block, Sept. 18. Three men assaulted a man and robbed him of cash. Two 20-year-old Odenton men were arrested.
MOUNTAIN RIDGE CT., 300 block, 3:46 a.m. Sept. 17. A male youth broke a bedroom window and door glass as he attempted to enter an apartment. He pointed a gun at a person inside, then fled empty-handed. No injuries were reported.
BELLE GROVE ROAD NEAR ROUTE 648, 12:33 a.m. Sept. 20. A 36-year-old female pedestrian accepted a ride with two men and a woman. During the trip, they asked her for money. She refused. They drove to a parking lot at the above location, robbed her of a purse, searched her for more items, slapped her head and fled.
TRANSMISSION CT., 200 block, 9:18 p.m. Sept. 15. Two gunmen took cash at a laundry business.
ODENTON AREA, 9:47 p.m. Sept. 17. Two men got into a man's 1990 Chevrolet Camaro and tried to force him from it at knifepoint. The motorist grabbed his keys and fled unharmed. Police arrested two brothers, a 33-year-old Severn man and a 38-year-old man of no fixed address, and charged them with attempted carjacking, first-degree assault and other charges.
QUARTERFIELD RD., 7800 block, 6:47 a.m. Sept. 17. A male pretended to want to buy an item in a grocery store. When a cash register was opened, he grabbed the cashier and demanded money. The cashier complied, and the robber fled in a vehicle.
RICHFIELD DR., 1700 block, 4:54 p.m. Sept. 16. Four males who demanded a pedestrian's cell phone kicked and punched him. They fled with the phone.
The following were among crime reports recently received by the Annapolis Police Department. For more information, call 410-268-9000.
REWARDS FOR INFORMATION
Crime Solvers of Annapolis Inc., a nonprofit organization, will pay up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment in connection with these and any other felonies. Call the 24-hour hot line at 410-267-8888. Callers may remain anonymous.
GILMER AND DREW STREETS AREA, 1:31 a.m. Sept. 14. A man tied up a female acquaintance and put duct tape on her eyes and mouth before removing her clothing. He told the woman that he only intended to scare her, then fled. The woman reportedly declined medical treatment.
PLEASANT AND CLAY STREETS AREA, Sept. 14. A man entered a house. When the homeowner returned, she allegedly saw him sexually assaulting her child. The man fled. An 18-year-old man was arrested and charged with a third-degree sex offense and other violations.
MARTHA CT., 1000 block, 4:50 p.m. Sept. 21. A male exposed himself to two female pedestrians as he walked past them.
BENS DR., 1-100 block, 8:37 p.m. Sept. 20. A man entered a female acquaintance's residence through an unlocked door and punched her in the face. The woman reportedly declined medical treatment. The incident was under investigation.
BOWMAN DR., 1800 block, 6:27 p.m. Sept. 20. During an argument, a male youth struck another youth's head with a stick.
BROOKE AND BETSY COURTS, 8:34 p.m. Sept. 18. A female youth punched another female youth in the head during an argument.
CAPTAIN'S CIR., 400 block, 7:50 p.m. Sept. 21. Police investigating an assault report found a 22-year-old woman with fresh bruises on her face. She told police that a male acquaintance slammed her head against a wall several times and punched her. A 24-year-old man was arrested and charged with first- and second-degree assault.
CITY DOCK, Sept. 14. During an argument, three men assaulted a 37-year-old man.
COPELAND ST., 1900 block, 6:52 p.m. Sept. 17. A man who told police that an outstanding warrant from the Wicomico Sheriff's Office had been satisfied resisted their efforts to handcuff him. When another officer arrived, the man continued to struggle. At the police station, he struck another officer in the leg. He was charged with assault and resisting arrest.
EASTPORT TERR., 1100 block, 10:15 p.m. Sept. 18. A woman struck a female pedestrian and accused her of flirting with a male acquaintance. As the pedestrian tried to leave, the woman struck her with a glass beer bottle. The pedestrian was treated for a cut at a hospital.
LOCUST AVE., 200 block, 12:53 p.m. Sept. 21. A male youth repeatedly kicked a teacher as she tried to calm him. When his mother and police arrived, the youth continued to assault the teacher. He was arrested and charged with assault and disrupting school activities.
NEWTOWNE DR., 10:47 p.m. Sept. 19. A youth who became angry when a female youth allegedly flirted with a young man, punched the girl's head, knocking her down. The incident was under investigation.
NEWTOWNE DR., 700 block, 5:17 p.m. Sept. 14. During an argument, a female struck a female relative. The assailant was arrested.
PRESIDENT ST., 1000 block, 1:37 a.m. Sept. 14. A male reportedly choked a female relative. When she told him that he was hurting her, he allegedly said that he did not care and that he would break her neck. Another relative intervened by pulling the male away. The alleged victim reportedly refused to cooperate with a police investigation.
SOUTH VILLA AVE. AREA, 10:04 p.m. Sept. 15. A man reportedly robbed a 21-year-old male relative and stabbed him. The relative was taken to a hospital. The injured man had initially told police that four men had robbed and stabbed him, but he later recanted. The relative was sought on charges of assault and robbery.
TYLER AVE., 1400 block, 6:14 p.m. Sept. 16. A woman confronted police officers as they took her male relative into custody for outstanding warrants. The officers warned her to stay away, but she continued to scream and blocked their way to the police car. After a struggle that ensued as the officers tried to put her in handcuffs, she was arrested and charged with assault, disorderly conduct, interfering with police and resisting arrest.
WEST ST., 1900 block, Sept. 19. A man offered crack cocaine to a woman and asked her for a sexual act behind a fast-food restaurant. When she refused, he struck her head with a bottle, and she fled.
ASHTON CT., 1200 block, 2 p.m. Sept. 18. A man grabbed a woman's purse as she left an apartment building laundry area. She held onto it, and he fled on a bicycle with her cell phone.
BETHANY AND BAY RIDGE, 9:55 p.m. Sept. 15. A person who got into a cab at Annapolis Mall put a knife to the driver's throat and demanded cash. The driver fended off the attacker. No injuries were reported, and no money was reported taken.
CROLL DR., 200 block, 10:34 p.m. Sept. 20. Two men kicked a pizza deliveryman as he was getting into his vehicle. They knocked him down and robbed him of cash and pizzas. He reportedly refused medical treatment.
GORMAN ST., 12:20 a.m. Sept. 14. Two men punched a 26-year-old man as he returned to his car on a parking garage upper deck. They robbed him of a cell phone and cash. The man suffered a swollen jaw but reportedly declined medical treatment.
MARYLAND AVE., 1-100 block, 10:53 p.m. Sept. 14. Three man robbed a 50-year-old man of his wallet. He reportedly declined medical treatment for a scraped knee.
SPA RD., 900 block, 7 p.m. Sept. 18. Three males punched and kicked a man, knocking him down. They covered the mouth of his female companion and robbed her of a purse. The couple shouted for help to a group of people playing and watching a soccer game. Witnesses detained two male suspects until police arrived. A 24-year-old man and a male juvenile were arrested and charged with assault, robbery and other offenses. No injuries were reported.
ADMIRAL DR., 200 block, Sept. 20 to Sept. 21. Papers were stolen from a residence entered through an unlocked front window.
FOREST DR., 1300 block, Sept. 18 to Sept. 19. Sports equipment was stolen from an impounded car.
GENTRY CT., 1-100 block, 1:30 a.m. Sept. 22. Gas was siphoned from a parked car. A witness followed the thief and called police. A 38-year-old man was found on Hilltop Lane and arrested and charged with theft.
GLENWOOD ST., 700 block, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 14. Two purses were stolen from an apartment. There was no sign of forced entry.
MARKET SPACE, Sept. 12 to Sept. 16. Coin collection canisters were stolen from three parking meters. A city parking meter technician discovered that a similar crime had taken place with three meters on Francis Street.
PRESIDENT ST., 900 block, Sept. 17 to Sept. 18. Two cell phones, a checkbook and other items were stolen from an unlocked car.
ROYAL ST., 500 block, Sept. 19 to Sept. 20. A lawn mower was stolen from a rear yard.
SARGENT CT., 1-100 block, 11:54 p.m. Sept. 11 to 12:25 a.m. Sept. 12. An attempt was made to enter a house by removing a side window screen and opening the window. Nothing was reported missing.
WEST ST., 1900 block, 9:04 p.m. Sept. 15. A man grabbed a restaurant's tip jar and fled with two male accomplices.
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS
DEWEY DR., 7 p.m. Sept. 14. A 1993 gold Lincoln Continental was stolen after it was left at a park with its ignition key.
GORMAN ST., 100 block, Sept. 19 to Sept. 20. A 1999 Honda Prelude was stolen from a parking garage.
MARCS CT., 1-100 block, 12:25 a.m. Sept. 18. A 2005 GMC truck that had been reported stolen in Baltimore County was recovered at the above location.
PETERS WAY, 1-100 block, Sept. 21 to Sept. 22. An attempt was made to steal a 2005 Ford Explorer.
-- Compiled by GERRI MARMER