Thursday, January 31, 2013
Police say a 22-year-old man admitted to strangling his great aunt earlier this week.
A Glen Burnie man admitted to strangling his great aunt sometime between Monday night and early Tuesday, according to Anne Arundel County police. Police responded to a residence on the 300 block of Gatewater Court for a reported death. Officers found a woman, later identified as Dianna Lee Fitzwater, 62, dead in the living room of the home. The two other occupants of the residence reported that they awoke at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday and discovered Fitzwater unresponsive. A crew transported Fitzwater to the medical examiner's office in Baltimore, where on Wednesday it was determined she died from asphyxiation in a homicide. On Wednesday, police interviewed Brandon Zachary Duncan, 22, who was one of the occupants who originally reported the …
Saturday, December 1, 2012
Check out a selection of mug shots from around the region, and note that an arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Patch presents a selection of booking photos provided by police in Anne Arundel County and the city of Annapolis during Nov. 24-30. Want to read the full story? Check out the links below. Editor's note: This article was published on all the Patch sites in Anne Arundel County.
Thursday, October 4, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Anne Arundel County police and fire departments.
This activity report is a selection of local incidents provided as a public service to the community and compiled by Patch between Sept. 20 and Oct. 3. It is not a complete listing of all events and crimes reported. Click on each headline link to see the full story. Police Charge 2 with LSD Possession in Pasadena Anne Arundel County police arrested two men—one from Glen Burnie—on charges of marijuana and LSD possession with intent to distribute. Man Dies in 3-Car Crash in Millersville The accident occurred on Benfield Boulevard at Veterans Highway, and involved two Glen Burnie residents who were not injured. Police Announce Results of DUI Checkpoint Nearly 700 drivers made contact with officers, who arrested a total of 11 people during …
Monday, September 17, 2012
A stash was found in the yard of man who died.
Stolen lawn ornaments keep turning up in Brooklyn Park’s Arundel Village neighborhood. Days after a Brooklyn Park man was arrested and charged with theft after allegedly stealing ceramic gnomes and other lawn decorations, residents Friday found a stash of lawn ornaments in the yard of a man who recently died, said Debbie Frank, incoming president of the Arundel Neighborhoods Association. But police aren’t sure if the same man is responsible or for how long the items had been stashed in the yard, police spokesman Justin Mulcahy wrote in an email. Jason Jacobs, 27, of the 5200 block of Fourth Street, also was charged with driving on a suspended or revoked license, police said. An officer investigating the report of stolen lawn ornaments …
Monday, September 10, 2012
Capt. Tim Altomare succeeds Maj. William Krampf, head of the Patrol Services Bureau.
When Tim Altomare introduces himself to strangers, he doesn’t tell them he’s the new commander of the county police’s northern district. “I tell them I’m a cop because that’s what I am,” said Altomare, who was promoted to his position Aug. 30 and succeeds Maj. William Krampf, now the head of the Patrol Services Bureau. Altomare worked closely with Krampf during the year and a half he was captain. He said the public and his officers, about 115, should not see any change—other than the name of the person in charge because the two share similar philosophies to policing. But more than that, the district’s success is due to the officers’ dedication, he said. “Nothing is going to change with me taking the helm here. These cops are super men and …
Friday, September 7, 2012
Police said they unable to locate the vehicle or the suspect after the incident.
After a Glen Burnie man ran from a suspect who allegedly tried to rob him, he told police that a vehicle ran over his toe on Thursday night. According to a press release from Anne Arundel County police, officers from the northern district responded Thursday at about 8:20 p.m. to the area of Aquahart Road and Cayer Drive for a report of an attempted robbery. The man told police he was walking on Aquahart Road when a male suspect with a gun demanded his property. The man reportedly ran towards Crain Highway without giving the suspect anything. Police said a red vehicle pulled out in front of the man and ran over his toe, but he was able to continue running towards Crain Highway. The man refused medical treatment at the scene, according to …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
The county's newest Deputy Chief Pamela Davis officially received her promotion along with several other high-ranking officers.
Newly appointed Deputy Chief Pamela Davis and several high-ranking officers officially received their promotions Thursday morning at the Southern District Police Station in Edgewater. Political leaders, community activists and a crowd of county police officers attended the ceremony to support of those being promoted. Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold and Police Chief Larry W. Tolliver offered congratulations as each officer was highlighted for his or her service and experience over the years. The unofficial mayor of Shady Side, Mohan Grover, also addressed the room and personally thanked Capt. William Krampf and Lt. Timothy Altomare for their service in south county and welcomed the district's newest captain, Capt. Michelle …
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Maj. Pamela Davis will become the county's newest deputy police chief in a special ceremony Thursday morning in Edgewater. She had previously served as interim chief earlier this year.
Several police officers, including former interim police chief Pamela Davis, are scheduled to be honored at a promotional ceremony Thursday morning at the southern district police station in Edgewater. According to a police press release, Davis, a 19-year veteran of the department, will be promoted to Deputy Chief of the Office of Executive Services on Wednesday. Her previous posts include Commander of the Training Academy, the Criminal Investigation Division and both the southern and eastern districts. In July, Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold appointed Davis as interim police chief following former police chief James Teare’s announcement that he would retire effective Aug. 1. However, 15 days later on July 26, Leopold named …
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Police said the man had more than a pound of marijuana packaged to be sold and $640 in counterfeit money.
A Baltimore man's alleged use of counterfeit money to pay for a hotel room in Linthicum led police to arrest him on forged currency and drug distribution charges, police said. Diarra W. Scott, 37, of the unit block of Mount De Sales Road in Baltimore was charged with two counts of possessing/issuing forged currency, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and other related charges. According to an Anne Arundel County police press release, officers responded to the Red Roof Inn located in the 800 block of Elkridge Landing Road in Linthicum at about 11:40 p.m. Tuesday for the reported use of counterfeit money. The innkeeper told police that Scott used counterfeit money to pay for his room. Officers located Scott as he attempted to …
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
In a separate incident, a man was arrested in Brooklyn Park on burglary charges.
Glen Burnie: Armed robbery Anne Arundel County police arrested a Ferndale teen on Friday on charges of robbing a Glen Burnie Shell station at knife point on Thursday afternoon. Brandon Halcomb, 19, of the 100 block of 1st Avenue South, was charged with armed robbery, robbery and related charges. According to a police news release, officers responded to the Shell gas station located in the 7100 block of Baltimore Annapolis Blvd. at about 12:20 p.m. Thursday for a reported armed robbery. Officers spoke with employees who said a male suspect entered the store, pulled a knife and stole cigarettes from the store before running from the area. Through an investigation, officers identified the suspect, who was located at about 3:30 p.m. Friday in …