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EASTERN DISTRICT

 

CDS VIOLATION                                                                                                     Pasadena

 

On 04-15-13 at approximately 17:10 Hrs, members of the Eastern District Tactical Patrol Unit and Tactical Narcotics Team executed a search and seizure warrant targeting CDS violations at 1228 Hillside Road, Pasadena MD.  Upon entering the residence, detectives located approximately 3.6 pounds of loose marihuana, 14 marihuana plants and fifty-eight capsules containing marihuana.  The street value of the recovered marihuana, plants, and capsules is approximately $38,800.00.  Also recovered was 6.9 grams of psilocybin mushrooms having an approximate street value of $243.00.  Additionally, numerous items related to the growth and production of marihuana was seized.  An illegally altered 12 ga. short barreled shotgun was seized from the residence.  The following persons who reside at the residence were arrested and charged:

 

Mario Richard Caropreso, W/M, 58 y/o, Possession and Possession with intent to distribute CDS – Marihuana, Unlawful Manufacture of CDS – Marihuana, Keep and Maintain a Common Nuisance, Possession of CDS Paraphernalia, Possession of a Short Barreled Shotgun.

 

Michael Vincent Caropreso, W/M, 25 y/o, Possession of marijuana, Possession with intent to distribute CDS – Marihuana, Unlawful Manufacture of CDS – Marihuana, Keep and Maintain a Common Nuisance, Possession of CDS Paraphernalia, possession of CDS – psilocybin mushrooms.


Both of the above address.

 

 Northern District

 

CDS Distribution                                                                                          Brooklyn, MD

 

On April 15, 2013 at approximately 2300 hours, detectives from the Northern District Tactical Patrol Unit were in the Brooklyn area of Anne Arundel County in reference to complaints of drug activity.  While in the area of Church Street and Disney Avenue undercover detectives were able to conduct a hand to hand purchase of $20 worth of marihuana from a white male subject. As a result, an arrest team of detectives immediately arrested the individual.  The subject was transported to Northern District and charged accordingly.

 

Suspect and Charges:

 

1)   Jordon William Dasher, W/M, 19, 1017 Church Street Baltimore, Maryland 21225

-Distribution of CDS marihuana

 

 

 

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EASTERN DISTRICT

 

WEAPONS VIOLATION / TRESPASSING ARRESTS                              MILLERSVILLE

 

On April 10, 2013, at approximately 8:50 a.m., the School Resource Officer assigned to Old Mill High School located at 600 Patriot Lane in Millersville, Maryland, was alerted to a possible trespasser on school property.

The SRO along with assistance from Eastern District patrol officers began an extensive search of the school and surrounding communities and businesses in an effort to locate the subject. While the search and investigation was active, the SRO was contacted by a school official indicating that the suspect was inside of the high school again, accompanied by a 14-year-old former student. School officials stopped both subjects and the SRO immediately responded to investigate further. The SRO confiscated three knives to include two folding style “Buck” knives along with a martial arts knife after a search of the 18-year-old male suspect’s backpack. Both subjects were taken into custody.

The 14-year-old juvenile was charged on a juvenile citation with Trespassing on School Property and Trespassing on Posted Property while the 18-year-old suspect, identified as Norman Hardy of 2108 North Rosedale Street in Baltimore, Maryland, was charged with the identical charges along with two weapons violations. The initial investigation has revealed that the suspect entered the school near arrival time and made his way into a class while the 14-year-old remained outside. The suspect stayed in the class briefly, left the class, and was later encountered by school officials in the cafeteria area of the school, where they questioned his reasons for being in the school. He subsequently fled through an exit, prompting the school to contact the SRO.

While it remains unclear why the suspect had weapons in his possession, preliminarily it appears that both individuals responded to the school to socialize. Information indicates that the suspect re-entered the school through a door that was propped open near the weight room. How and why that door was open are still under investigation.

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NORTHERN DISTRICT

 

ATTEMPTED COMMERCIAL ARMED ROBBERY                                   GLEN BURNIE

On April 10, 2013, at approximately 6:16 a.m., officers from the Northern District responded to Mikie’s restaurant located in the1200 block of Crain Highway North in Glen Burnie for a report of an attempted robbery of the business. 

Upon arrival, officers learned that the male suspect, who was armed with a firearm, entered the business and confronted an employee. The male employee began to fight with the suspect, took the firearm from the suspect during the struggle and struck the suspect repeatedly with it. The suspect then fled the restaurant and headed south on Crain Highway. The weapon was left on scene and recovered. Numerous officers canvassed the area, but were unable to locate the suspect. The investigation is ongoing.

Suspect: Black male in his late 20’s to early 30’s with a heavy build and dread locks, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a white t-shirt underneath and black pants

 

Metro Crime Stoppers:

 

If you have information on the above incident, please call, email, or text your tip to Metro Crime Stoppers Hotline Available 24-Hours A Day Toll Free at 1-866-7LOCKUP or Text “MCS plus your message” to CRIMES (274637)

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Phone calls are not recorded and callers remain anonymous. You may also be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000!                           

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CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION DIVISION

 

CONTRIBUTING TO THE DELINQUENCY OF MINORS                          EDGEWATER

On February 19, 2013, the Anne Arundel County Police Department and the Department of Social Services began investigating allegations against an Anne Arundel County Public School employee, Benjamin Siggers. Mr. Siggers was a substitute school teacher for AACPS and was immediately terminated when the school system learned of the investigation. 

During the investigation, it was revealed that Mr. Siggers also served as a Church Group Leader/Counselor for the Severn United Methodist Church. In April of 2012, Mr. Siggers provided transportation for two juvenile males to a camp near Edgewater in Anne Arundel County to participate in the youth group’s overnight activities. While driving the juveniles to the camp, Mr. Siggers produced marijuana and a smoking device, which he shared with them. Mr. Siggers was interviewed in relation to these allegations, where the investigation revealed that he provided and smoked marijuana with the juveniles in his care and custody. 

On April 5, 2013, an application for a statement of charges was presented to the District Court Commissioner. After reviewing the probable cause, the Commissioner issued a criminal summons charging Mr. Siggers with two counts of Contributing to Certain Condition of Child and two counts of CDS: Possession of Marijuana.

           

Suspect: Benjamin James Siggers, 31, of 5173 Frederick Avenue, Baltimore, Md

 

If you have information on the above incident, please call, email, or text your tip to Metro Crime Stoppers Hotline Available 24-Hours A Day Toll Free at 1-866-7LOCKUP or Text “MCS plus your message” to CRIMES (274637)

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Phone calls are not recorded and callers remain anonymous. You may also be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000!                           

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EASTERN DISTRICT

 

FATAL MOTORCYCLE CRASH                                                                 MILLERSVILLE

 

Type of Collision: Motorcycle

Location of Incident: Veterans Highway @ Benfield Boulevard

Date & Time: April 7, 2013 @ 9:09 p.m.

Vehicle: 2008 Harley Davidson Motorcycle

Driver: Robert G. Wells, 55, of Crownsville, Md

Injuries: Fatal

Passenger: Kelly R. Sutton, 41, of Crownsville, Md

Injuries: Life Threatening

 

Synopsis:

 

On April 7, 2013, at approximately 9:09 p.m., officers from the Eastern District responded to a serious motorcycle crash on Veterans Highway near Benfield Boulevard in Millersville.

 

Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2008 Harley Davidson motorcycle crashed after striking a raised cement median/barrier on southbound Veterans Highway prior to Benfield Boulevard. The operator was transported to Baltimore Washington Medical Center, where he later died from injuries sustained in the crash. The motorcycle’s passenger sustained severe injuries from the crash and was transported to Baltimore Shock Trauma in critical condition. Preliminarily, speed and alcohol use appear to be possible contributing factors in the crash. The investigation is ongoing.

 

ROBBERY (CITIZEN)                                                                                       GLEN BURNIE

 

On April 5, 2013, at approximately 11:41 p.m., officers from the Eastern District responded to the 8000 block of Budding Branch Road in Glen Burnie for a report of a citizen robbery.

Upon arrival, officers spoke with the 13-year-old male victim, who advised that he was walking on Green Branch Lane when he was approached by three male suspects. One of the suspects pushed him to the ground while another suspect began rummaging through his pockets. The suspects took the victim’s cell phone and fled east on Green Branch Lane. Several officers searched the area, but were unable to locate the suspects. The victim sustained minor injuries and medical treatment was refused at the scene.

 

Suspects: Three unknown race males, wearing all black clothing and black ski masks

 

WESTERN DISTRICT

 

COMMERCIAL ARMED ROBBERY                                                                         SEVERN

 

On April 7, 2013, at approximately 11:44 p.m., officers from the Western District responded to the Pizza Hut restaurant located in the 2600 block of Annapolis Road in Severn for a robbery of the business.

 

Upon arrival, officers spoke with store employees, who reported that three armed suspects entered the store and announced a robbery. The suspects took an undisclosed amount of money before fleeing the area on foot in an unknown direction. Several officers, K-9 and the Aviation unit responded, but were unable to locate the suspects.

 

Suspect #1: Black male, approximately 6’0”, 250 pounds with short hair, wearing all black clothing and a black mask

Suspect #2: Black male, approximately 5’9” 240 pounds with dreadlocks, wearing all black clothing and a black mask

Suspect #3: Black male, approximately 5’10”, 200 pounds, wearing all black clothing and a black mask

 

Metro Crime Stoppers:

 

If you have information on the above incidents, please call, email, or text your tip to Metro Crime Stoppers Hotline Available 24-Hours A Day Toll Free at 1-866-7LOCKUP or Text “MCS plus your message” to CRIMES (274637)

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Phone calls are not recorded and callers remain anonymous. You may also be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000!                           

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Type of Collision:                               Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Crash

Location of Incident:                          College Parkway near Bellrive Road

Date & Time:                                     April 6, 2013 @ 2107 hours

Motor Vehicle #1                               2002 Volvo S80

Driver:                                                Larry Merrill Madsen, W/M, 57 years-of-age

965 Windwhisper Lane

Annapolis, Maryland 21403

Injuries/Condition:                             Minor Injuries

 

Front Seat Passenger:                        Margaret Frances Madsen, W/F, 57 years-of-age

 965 Windwhisper Lane

 Annapolis, Maryland 21403

Injuries/Condition:                             Minor Injuries

Pedestrian:                                         Thomas James Grant Becker, W/M, 20 years-of-age

1517 Ringe Drive

Severn, Maryland 21144

Injuries:                                              Fatally Injured 

 

 Synopsis: 

 

On April 6, 2013, at approximately 2107 hours, officers from the Eastern District responded for a report of a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian at College Parkway near Bellrive Road in Arnold 21012. Officers arrived on scene and located Vehicle #1 on the westbound shoulder of College Parkway with damage consistent with a pedestrian crash. Officers also located a pedestrian who had suffered fatal injuries in the westbound lane of College Parkway. Anne Arundel County Fire Department Paramedics pronounced the pedestrian, Thomas James Grant Becker dead the scene. The driver and the front seat passenger of Vehicle #1 sustained minor injuries and refused treatment at the scene. Crash Investigators from the Traffic Safety Section were dispatched to the crash scene and assumed responsibility for the investigation.

The initial investigation revealed that Vehicle #1 was traveling west on College Parkway when it struck a pedestrian in the westbound lane.  All evidence at the scene shows the pedestrian was in the travel portion of the roadway wearing dark non-reflective clothing.

It is unknown if speed or alcohol are contributing factors at this time. Pedestrian error was listed as the primary cause of this crash. There were no marked crosswalks or pedestrian signals near the area of the crash. The investigation is ongoing.     

 

 

           

FATAL CRASH 

 

Type of Collision:                               Multiple Vehicle, Fatal Injuries

Location of Incident:                          MD Route 100 West at MD Route 295

Date & Time:                                     April 6, 2013 at 0540 hours

Motor Vehicle # 1:                             2005 Harley Davidson Motorcycle, Black

Driver:                                                James Garrett Henderson, W/M, 27 yoa

                                                            1414 Redwood Circle

                                                            La Plata, Maryland 20646

 

Injuries:                                              Fatal Injuries

Motor Vehicle # 2:                             2000 Isuzu Box Truck, White

Driver:                                                 William Ramirez, H/M, 55 yoa                                                                                                                         17316 Germantown Road

                                                            Germantown, Maryland 20874

Injuries:                                              Not injured

Passenger:                                          Wilfredo Urias Garrizano        

                                                            28 Anna Court

                                                            Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877

Injuries:                                              Not injured

                                                           

         

On April 6, 2013 at approximately 0540 hours, officers with the Anne Arundel County Police Department were dispatched to the area of Maryland Route 100 westbound near Maryland Route 295 for a motor vehicle collision involving a commercial motor vehicle and a motorcycle. Due to the severity of the injuries, officers from the Traffic Safety Section responded and assumed primary responsibility of the investigation.

Investigation determined the 2005 Harley Davidson Motorcycle was traveling westbound on MD Route 100 near MD Route 295. The 2000 Isuzu Box Truck was also traveling westbound on MD Route 100 near MD Route 295. Witnesses advised the motorcycle was traveling at what appeared to be a high rate of speed. The motorcycle changed lanes and then struck the rear of the box truck.

The operator of the motorcycle was transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center and subsequently died as a result of his injuries.

Preliminary investigation shows that speed is a contributing factor in this collision. It is unknown at this time if drugs or alcohol contributed to this collision. Investigation is still ongoing.

Anyone with further information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Traffic Safety Section at (410) 222-8573.

 

 

                                          

NORTHERN DISTRICT

 

CDS ARRESTS                                                                                            BROOKLYN PARK

 

On April 3, 2013, at approximately 12:10 a.m., detectives from the Northern District Tactical Patrol Unit were in the Brooklyn Park area of Anne Arundel County due to complaints of drug activity. 

 

While in the area of Belle Grove Road and W. Edgevale Road, undercover detectives approached two male subjects. Detectives were able to conduct a hand to hand purchase of suspected crack cocaine from the subjects. As a result, an arrest team of detectives immediately arrested the individuals in the area of W Edgevale Road and Levin Road. As a result of this operation, detectives seized 10 vials of suspected crack cocaine valued at $200 along with 7.72 grams of suspected marijuana. Both suspects were charged with various drug-related offenses.

 

Suspect #1: 17-year-old male from Brooklyn Park, Md (charged as juvenile)

Suspect #2: Carlester Jamal Bert, 19, of 306 Old Riverside Road, Baltimore, Md

 

Metro Crime Stoppers:

 

If you have information on the above incident, please call, email, or text your tip to Metro Crime Stoppers Hotline Available 24-Hours A Day Toll Free at 1-866-7LOCKUP or Text “MCS plus your message” to CRIMES (274637)

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Phone calls are not recorded and callers remain anonymous. You may also be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000!                           

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NORTHERN DISTRICT

 

WEAPONS VIOLATIONS                                                                                 GLEN BURNIE

On April 2, 2013, just after 12:00 p.m.., a 15-year-old, 10th- grade male student at Glen Burnie High School located in the 7500 block of Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard in Glen Burnie was observed by a school employee returning to campus. The student was confronted and escorted to the office, where school officials questioned his reasons for leaving campus and then returning.

The student’s responses raised questions to school administrators. They then searched his book bag and found a loaded.22 caliber handgun containing seven rounds inside of the book bag. At that juncture, the School Resource Officer was immediately contacted and took possession of the gun and book bag. The student was taken into custody without incident and transported to Northern District, where he was charged as a juvenile with weapons violations. The juvenile will be placed at the Cheltenham Youth Facility in Prince George’s County. The initial investigation indicates that no other student was involved and the student with the gun did not display the weapon or threaten anyone with the weapon. The student’s reasons for having the weapon and where he obtained that weapon are part of the active, ongoing investigation.

 

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WESTERN DISTRICT

 

THEFT FROM AUTOS                                                                  GAMBRILLS / CROFTON

 

Over the past couple of weeks, Western District officers have responded to several reports of theft from autos in the Crofton/ Gambrills area.  In each of these incidents, suspects have stolen tires and rims from larger SUV style vehicles, specifically targeting Cadillac Escalades in at least three incidents and a Chevrolet Tahoe in another incident.

 

During one incident, the vehicle owner came out of his residence at 3:40 a.m. and observed three black male suspects loading a floor jack into an awaiting vehicle. The occupants then sped out of the area. The vehicle owner then checked his vehicle and discovered that it was missing all four tires and rims. Two of the incidents were reported to police on March 18, 2013, in the area of Cheyenne Drive and Ogden Square in Gambrills.  

 

Anyone with additional information regarding these thefts please call Detective Dutton of the Western District at 410-222-6155 or if anyone sees anything suspicious, please call 911 immediately. 

 

NORTHERN DISTRICT

 

CDS ARREST                                                                                                      GLEN BURNIE

 

On April 1, 2013, at approximately 9:00 p.m., detectives from Northern District’s Tactical Patrol Unit/Tactical Narcotics Team executed a narcotics search warrant at 18 McGuirk Drive Apartment A in the Marley area of Anne Arundel County.

 

This warrant was in response to several neighbor complaints of drug use/activity occurring at this residence. As a result, detectives made one arrest and seized 1.96 grams of suspected crack cocaine, 6.28 grams of suspected marijuana, $267 in U.S. Currency, .32 cal handgun and drug  paraphernalia. The suspect was charged with various drug-related offenses.

 

Suspect: Demetrius Travon Brown, 27, of 18 McGuirk Drive Apartment A, Glen Burnie, Md

 

Metro Crime Stoppers:

 

If you have information on the above incident, please call, email, or text your tip to Metro Crime Stoppers Hotline Available 24-Hours A Day Toll Free at 1-866-7LOCKUP or Text “MCS plus your message” to CRIMES (274637)

Visit the website at http://www.metrocrimestoppers.net

Phone calls are not recorded and callers remain anonymous. You may also be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000!                           

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