The following incidents were recently reported by the Anne Arundel County Police Department. For more information, call 410-222-8050.
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.
CROWNSVILLE RD., 1800 block, 6:40 a.m. Oct. 2. An attempt was made to enter a residence.
HAZELNUT CT., 1300 block, 7 p.m. Oct. 2 to 7:15 p.m. Oct. 3. Firearms were stolen from a residence.
MEDICAL PKWY., 2000 block, 8 p.m. Oct. 5 to 9:38 a.m. Oct. 6. Cash was stolen from a business. There was no sign of forced
RITCHIE HWY. S., 1400 block, 8:05 p.m. Oct. 3. Cash was stolen from a business entered by forcing a rear door.
Brooklyn Park Area
SYCAMORE LANE, 200 block, 8:55 p.m. Oct. 7. A cabdriver drove a couple to a residence, and the woman waited with the driver while the man went into a building to purportedly get money for the fare. The woman eventually went inside, and the man returned, got into the cab behind the driver and hit the driver on the head with a hammer. When the driver grabbed the hammer, the man showed a knife and chased the driver from the vehicle, demanding money. When the assailant was told that the money was in the cab, he got into the vehicle and drove away.
Police arrested a 43-year-old Baltimore woman in the 100 block of Virginia Lane, then went to the residence on Sycamore Lane and arrested a 35-year-old Baltimore man found
hiding in the attic. Both were charged with armed robbery, robbery, assault, theft, auto theft and possession of a deadly
CROFTON CENTER, 1600 block, 11:40 a.m. Oct. 11. A man wearing a ball cap and sunglasses in a bank implied he had a weapon, threatened a teller and took cash. Later that day, police arrested a 54-year-old Baltimore man in the 3600 block of 10th Street in
Baltimore and charged him with armed robbery.
CROFTON CENTER, 1600 block, 11:41 a.m. Oct. 11. A male implied he had a weapon and robbed a bank of cash.
ROUTES 3 AND 424, 9:22 p.m. Oct. 9. A man wearing a ski mask and armed with a knife approached a man leaving a bowling alley and robbed him of cash.
ROUTE 3, 1000 block, 9:42 p.m. Oct. 9. A gunman climbed over the counter in a fast-food restaurant, took money from a cash register and a safe and fled with a second male.
ROUTE 3, 1100 block, 9 p.m. Oct. 7. A female snatched a wallet from the lap of a 55-year-old female shopper in a motorized cart at a grocery store and fled in a van.
BRAVERTON RD., 3100 block, 3:27 p.m. Oct. 7. A Bowie man carrying a rifle shot two men in the second-floor offices of a mortgage company and fled in a silver Dodge truck. Several minutes later, police discovered the truck a few blocks away. The gunman, Michael Wayne Baxter Jr., 30, of Bowie, was found dead with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. A rifle was recovered from the truck. Kenneth Brian Kertesz, 43, of Waldorf, suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was pronounced dead soon after 6 p.m. at a shock trauma hospital. The other man, 44, of Chesapeake Beach, was treated at a hospital for a bullet wound in the shoulder and released.
Glen Burnie Area
HIGHLAND DR., 300 block, 6:07 p.m. Oct. 11. A Glen Burnie man, 19, was stabbed during an altercation. He suffered a wound to his lower back and was taken to a hospital. A 17-year-old male was arrested at the scene and charged with first-degree and second-degree assault and reckless endangerment.
QUARTERFIELD RD., 6:27 p.m. Oct. 7. A gunman and a male accomplice robbed a liquor store of cash and fled on foot.
CRAIN HWY. N., 500 block, noon Oct. 2 to 7 a.m. Oct. 3. Firearms, IDs and other items were stolen from a business.
CROWNSWAY, 8000 block, 12:10 to 4:30 a.m. Oct. 4. Audio recordings, video games and equipment and other items were stolen from a residence entered through a rear
GLENOAK LANE NW, 1-100 block, 8 p.m. Oct. 3 to 9 a.m. Oct. 4. Lawn equipment was stolen from a residence.
GREEN ACRES DR., 7300 block, 10 a.m. to 2:21 p.m. Oct. 5. Jewelry, a radio, video games and equipment and other items were stolen from a residence. There was no sign of forced entry.
LANSING RD., 1700 block, Oct. 2 to Oct. 3. A residence was entered by forcing a door. Nothing was reported missing.
LONG BRANCH TER., 8000 block, Sept. 28 to Sept. 29. Jewelry, audio recordings, TVs and other items were stolen from a residence. There was no sign of forced entry.
ROOTS DR., 6400 block, 11 a.m. Oct. 2 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 4. A residence was entered by forcing a rear door. Nothing was reported missing.
ROOTS DR., 6400 block, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 3. Property was stolen from a residence entered by forcing a front door.
ARUNDEL MILLS BLVD., 21000 block, 1:30 p.m. Sept. 27. A man wearing a ball cap and sunglasses in a bank implied he had a weapon, threatened a teller and took cash.
RIDGE RD., 7500 block, 9:14 a.m. Sept. 14. A man wearing a ball cap and sunglasses in a bank implied he had a weapon, threatened a teller and took cash.
RACE RD., 7300 block, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 3. Cash, IDs and jewelry were stolen from a residence entered by forcing a side window.
DARLENE AVE., 300 block, 11:30 p.m. Oct. 4 to 8 a.m. Oct. 5. A motorcycle and keys were stolen from a residence entered by cutting a door lock.
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS
DARLENE AVE., 300 block, Oct. 4 to Oct. 5. A black 2004 Yamaha was stolen.
BALTIMORE ANNAPOLIS BLVD., 8300 block, 6:15 p.m. Oct. 4 to 1:48 a.m. Oct. 5. Tools and keys were stolen from a residence entered through a side door.
BEACON POINT DR., 8500 block, 2:30 a.m. Oct. 5. An attempt was made to enter a residence through a window.
HASTINGS LANE, 100 block, 6 to 7:50 p.m. Oct. 3. A camera, jewelry and medicine were stolen from a residence entered through an unlocked window.
MOUNTAIN RD., 4300 block, 12:01 a.m. Oct. 7. Tools were stolen from a residence.
PADDOCK CT., 7900 block, 10:08 p.m. Oct. 6. Antiques, audio recordings and video games and equipment were stolen from a residence entered through a front door.
SEVERN ORCHARD CIR., 8200 block, October. Property was stolen from a residence entered by forcing a rear door.
SEVERN ORCHARD CIR., 8200 block, 2:45 p.m. Sept. 30 to 1:58 a.m. Oct. 3. Firearms and jewelry were stolen from a residence entered by forcing a rear door.
Shady Side Area
AVALON BLVD., 1200 block, 1 p.m. Oct. 8 to 6:20 a.m. Oct. 9. Cash was stolen from a residence entered by forcing a side door.
AVALON BLVD., 1200 block, 2 p.m. Oct. 7 to 6 a.m. Oct. 8. A residence was entered by forcing a side door.
The following incidents were recently reported 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 hotline at 410-267-8888. Callers may remain anonymous.
CLAY ST., 1-100 block, Sept. 23. As a 63-year-old health caregiver was tending to an elderly patient, two female relatives began fighting. One woman asked the caregiver to call police, and the other relative knocked the caregiver down. On Oct. 11, police arrested a 21-year-old Annapolis woman and charged her with assault. She was also wanted on a bench warrant for allegedly failing to appear in court for an unrelated theft charge. Another woman in the house was also arrested on an outstanding warrant for allegedly failing to appear in court for a theft charge.
FOREST DR., 1300 block, 12:01 a.m. Oct. 10. Police, investigating a report of a suspicious person, found an Annapolis woman hiding from a male relative behind a garage. During an argument, the relative had allegedly kicked her and pulled her hair. Police arrested a 30-year-old Annapolis man at the residence and charged him with assault.
MARKET SPACE, 11 p.m. Oct. 8. A female sitting at a bar picked up a pair of glasses belonging to a 42-year-old man sitting next to her, put them on and told him that she was keeping them. When he asked for them back, she reportedly told another male in the bar that the man had groped her. Two males then punched the 42-year-old man. The group was forced from the bar. The case was under investigation.
OBERY CT., 100 block, 2:28 p.m. Oct. 10. A male acquaintance of a 27-year-old woman entered her residence through an unlocked door and began an argument with her and another male. After refusing to leave, the intruder showed a knife. The woman grabbed the knife and was cut on the finger. The intruder fled. The case was under investigation.
ROSECREST DR., 100 block, 9:27 p.m. Oct. 9. A man on the front porch of a female relative's residence pulled out a pocketknife and stabbed her and himself until a child came out and grabbed his arm. Police arrived and subdued the man. No injuries were reported for the child. The woman and man were taken to hospital. The case was under investigation.
FOREST DR., 1000 block, 10:20 p.m. Oct. 10. Several males stopped a 57-year-old cyclist, hit his head and took his bike. Police found the bike in the unit block of Bens Drive with several people around it. The case was under investigation.
FOREST DR., 1300 block, Oct. 6. A male snatched a wallet from the back pocket of a 75-year-old man in the parking lot of a liquor store. Police discovered the victim slightly intoxicated and in distress, sitting on the curb in the 1300 block of Tyler Avenue, and gave him a ride home. The case was under investigation.
MARCS CT., 1-100 block, 4 a.m. Aug. 7. A man stepped in front of a female acquaintance's car, put her in a chokehold and snatched her purse. On Oct. 10, police arrested a 23-year-old Annapolis man in the 1900 block of Copeland Street and charged him with robbery, assault and theft.
TYLER AVE., 1300 block, Oct. 6. Four males, two armed with shotguns, demanded money from a 23-year-old man. The man grabbed one of the shotguns but was hit on the back of the head with the other and almost knocked unconscious. A motorist stopped to help, and the robbers fled empty-handed. The man was treated at a hospital.
ANNAPOLIS ROADS APARTMENTS, Sept. 3. A flat-screen TV was stolen from the rental office of an apartment development. On Oct. 7, police arrested a 32-year-old man of no fixed address in the 200 block of West Street and charged him with second-degree burglary and other related offenses.
BELLE DR., 1-100 block, 2:20 p.m. Oct. 3. Two gunmen entered a home through an unlocked front door and told a male occupant they were law enforcement officers looking for illegal drugs. The two took a watch and a necklace and ransacked the house. They unsuccessfully tried to tie the resident with an electrical cord, then fled.
BOUCHER AVE., 900 block, Oct. 3 to Oct. 8. Two cans of scrap aluminum and copper were stolen from a residential front yard.
BRIGHTWATER DR., 100 block, 11 to 11:45 a.m. Oct. 10. Jewelry was stolen from a residence entered through an unlocked basement window.
FOREST DR., 1400 block, Oct. 5. An attempt was made to enter a business by breaking a side window.
FOREST DR., 1900 block, Sept. 29 to Oct. 6. Two chain saws were stolen from an unlocked toolbox in the back yard of a residence.
GENNESSEE ST., 700 block, Sept. 27. A cell phone was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.
GIDDINGS AVE., 400 block, Oct. 8 to Oct. 10. A laptop was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.
JANICE DR., 800block, 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. Oct. 7. A purse was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.
KENT RD., 1-100 block, Oct. 9 to Oct. 10. A purse was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.
MAIN ST., 1-100 block, 2:07 p.m. Oct. 10. An employee of a liquor store saw a man leave the store, get into a car and remove two bottles of whiskey from under his pants. The employee confronted the man, and an off-duty Prince George's County sheriff's deputy stood by until police arrived and arrested the 24-year-old Baltimore man. Other bottles of whiskey from another store in Anne Arundel County were found in his car. The man was charged with theft and other violations.
MARKET SPACE, 1-100 block, 10:54 a.m. Oct. 6. A male took 36 silver necklaces from a display case in a store while a clerk was interacting with customers.
MARKET SPACE, 1-100 block, 2:20 p.m. Oct. 9. A man removed a large amount of jewelry from a display case in a store and walked out.
NORWOOD RD., 100 block, Oct. 9 to Oct. 10. A bicycle was stolen from an unlocked garage.
WELLS AVE., 900 block, Oct 5 to Oct. 6. A briefcase containing cash and checks was stolen from a car parked in a residential driveway. The vehicle was entered by forcing a window.
WEST ST. N., 100 block, 8:50 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 10. A global positioning system was stolen from a vehicle entered by breaking a window.
WEST ST., 1800 block, 5:30 to 6:40 p.m. Oct. 8. Tools were stolen from a vehicle entered by breaking a window.
WEST ST., 200 block, Oct. 7 to Oct. 10. A cash register was stolen from an attendants booth of a parking garage.
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS
VICTOR PKWY., 200 block, Oct. 7. A 2000 Pontiac was stolen from a residence. The next day, police saw the car being driven on Forest Drive near Gemini Drive. The driver refused to stop, then got out at Barbud Lane and fled on foot. A K-9 police unit found an 18-year-old Annapolis man lying underneath a parked car in the area. He was arrested and charged with auto theft. The man told police that a male stranger had offered to rent him the car the previous evening.
-- Compiled by SHARON FANNING