Tampering with Auto Arrest - Davidsonville
On February 24, 2015, at approximately 1:03 a.m., officers from the Southern District responded to the 700 block of Avila Drive in Davidsonville for a report of a tampering with automobile.
Officers spoke with the victim, who reported that he just chased a male suspect out of his driveway and down the street towards Birdsville Road. The victim stated that he was asleep and was awakened by the outside alarm. The victim went to the front door, and noticed that the motion light on the side of the house came on. He then saw a male suspect in all dark clothing grabbing the door handles on his 2010 Chevy Equinox, attempting to get inside. The victim then ran out the front door and chased the suspect down the street, but was unable to keep up with him.
Officers responded to the area to look for the suspect. Within minutes, Officer Fraser located an individual fitting the description hiding in a vehicle, a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix, in the 3400 block of Blanford Way. The victim came to the location and positively identified him as the person attempting to enter his vehicle. The suspect was arrested and found to be in possession of a pair of “Nunchuks”. The suspect was charged with tampering with auto and carrying a concealed dangerous weapon.
Suspect: Randy Ramon Blair, 34, of no fixed address
Drug Arrests - Crownsville/Odenton
On February 23, 2015, at approximately 4:07 p.m., Western District Tactical Patrol Unit conducted a traffic stop in the 1500 block of Waterbury Road in Crownsville in reference to ongoing drug activity in the area. A search of the vehicle yielded the recovery of 74 gelcaps of heroin with a weight of 25.16 grams and an approximate street value of $3,019. In addition, a small amount of crack cocaine and a 2000 Mercury Marquis were seized. Five suspects were arrested and charged with possession of CDS: not marijuana and possession with intent to distribute narcotics.
Suspect #1: William Imperato, 22, of 46 Summerhill Trailer Park, Crownsville, Md
Suspect #2: Tanya Hundley, 45, of 1610 Elkwood Court, Annapolis, Md
Suspect #3: Diane Werner, 50, of 1525 Waterbury Road, Crownsville, Md
Suspect #4: Jason Simon, 33, of 1255 Sheridan Drive, Crownsville, Md
Suspect #5: Sarah Taylor, 22, of 46 Summerhill Trailer Park, Crownsville, Md
On February 23, 2015, at approximately 11:25 a.m., Western District Tactical Patrol Unit conducted a traffic stop in the 1600 block of Annapolis Road in Odenton. A search of the vehicle yielded the recovery of 16 Oxycodone with an estimated street value of $480, 6.5 grams of crack cocaine valued at $585, and 19 individual baggies of crack cocaine weighing 7.1 grams, valued at $639. Also seized was $1,655 in U.S. currency and a 2003 Cadillac DTS. Four suspects were arrested and charged with various drug possession and distribution charges.
Suspect #1: Khayla Monet Brunner, 20, of 7923 Carriage Drive, Severn, Md
Suspect #2: Neiko Tyree Evans, 20, of 1828 Bluejay Court, Severn, Md
Suspect #3: William Daniel Houston IV, 34, of 2050 Whistler Avenue, Baltimore, Md
Suspect #4: Durwood Conrad Burney Jr., 23, of 1756 Jacobs Meadow Drive, Severn, Md
On February 21, 2015, at approximately 3:36 a.m., officers from the Eastern District responded to the 900 block of Duvall Highway in Pasadena for a burglary in progress.
Upon arrival, officers spoke with the male victim, who stated that a suspect broke a window and entered his residence without permission. The suspect was gone from the residence and a perimeter was established. Around the same time this incident was reported, an attempted burglary was reported less than a block away on Duvall Highway where a male suspect was reported to be using his shoulder to attempt to push the front door open. Officers were on foot behind a residence on Duvall Highway when they heard yelling coming from the 7700 block of Central Avenue. The officers responded on foot to the residence and located the suspect just inside the front door. The victim there stated she heard a loud bang at her front door. She opened the door and the suspect forced his way inside, knocking her backwards as he stumbled and fell to the ground. Arriving officers took the suspect into custody.
As this was taking place, another victim from a residence in the 7700 block of Central Avenue reported that the same suspect damaged their front storm door in an attempt to gain entry. Once the suspect was taken into custody, officers found that he was extremely intoxicated under the influence of some sort of drug. The suspect was growling and not acting in a coherent manner. The Fire Department responded and transported the suspect to an area hospital for assistance. No citizens were injured during this incident. Upon being released from the hospital, the suspect was arrested and charged with multiple counts of Burglary, Attempted Burglary, and Destruction of Property. The suspect was taken before a District Court Commissioner and is currently being held at the Jennifer Road Detention Center.
Suspect: Christopher Wade Shore Jr., 36, of 984 Duvall Highway, Pasadena, Md
On Wednesday February 18, 2015 at approximately 11:15 a.m. Anne Arundel County Police received a call in the area of the 700 block of Sonne Drive, Annapolis, MD to assist with a dog that had fallen through the ice on the South River in the area of the Bon Haven Community.
Corporal Gatens, Corporal Rajcsok, & Officer Kelley arrived on scene and were directed down a steep embankment to the South River. Officers located the dog’s owner, a 77 year-old-male, in chest deep water looking for his 1-year-old Labrador Retriever. Because of the extreme cold, and with hypothermia quickly able to affect the owner, officers convinced him to get out of the water. While the owner was walking through the water to the shore, he stumbled upon the dog under the water. The owner was able to grab the dog and continued toward land.
Once at the embankment the owner attempted to get the dog out of the water, but fainted and fell back into the water. Cpl. Gatens & Cpl. Rajcsok went into the water and pulled the male and the dog both from the water.
Cpl. Rajcsok, Ofc. Kelley, and Sgt. Riddle immediately began administering first aid to the dog owner to limit the risk of hypothermia setting in. The male’s wet clothing was removed and he was wrapped in dry towels. The officers then worked to get him up an extremely steep embankment to his house until the fire department arrived.
While Cpl. Rajcsok, Ofc. Kelley, & Sgt. Riddle were helping the male, Cpl. Gaten’s rendered first aid to the dog, including giving the dog CPR. Unfortunately the dog had been under the water too long. Despite Cpl. Gaten’s efforts, the dog did not survive.
The owner of the dog was transported to Anne Arundel Medical Center for exposure, but is expected to make a full recovery.
On February 17, 2015 at approximately 7:45 p.m., officers from the Northern District responded to the 600 block Kuethe Road for a report of a shooting that had just occurred.
Upon arrival, officers located a 23-year-old male of Halethrope, suffering from a gunshot wound to his stomach. In addition, officers located a female, who was identified as the victim’s girlfriend, as well as the victim’s father, Ronald Ernest Phelps, 54, of the above address. The victim’s father advised that he was cleaning his shotgun when it accidentally discharged, striking his son in the stomach.
Northern District Detectives responded and assumed responsibility for the investigation. The Criminal Investigation Division Homicide Unit also responded to assist in the investigation. The victim’s girlfriend and father were both interviewed. After checking with the Maryland State Police, it was learned that the father was prohibited from owning a firearm. Detectives conducted interviews and concluded that this appeared to be accidental. There was no evidence of a struggle or argument.
The father advised that he was cleaning the shotgun and the gun accidentally discharged and struck his son.
Detectives executed a search warrant at the residence and located the gun used in this incident as well as a rifle and ammunition. In addition, Northern District Tactical Narcotics Detectives responded to assist with the search warrant and recovered over 200 grams of marijuana from the apartment.
Detectives charged the father, Ronald Phelps, with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession of marijuana, as well as illegally possessing a shotgun, rifle, and ammunition as a prohibited person. Phelps was booked and processed at Northern District. Detectives will consult with the States Attorney’s Office in reference to the discharging of the shotgun. At this time, it is believed that this was an accidental discharging.
Suspect: Ronald Ernest Phelps, 54, of the 600 block of Kuethe Road, Glen Burnie, MD 21060
As of this writing, the victim was out of surgery and is expected to survive.
CDS ARRESTS ANNAPOLIS
On February 9, 2015, at approximately 4:05 p.m., officers from Southern District responded to the 100 block of Jennifer Road in Annapolis for a theft call. Through their investigation, it was learned that the suspects staying at that location were possibly involved in drug distribution. Officers received information that the suspects were possibly in the Food Court at Annapolis Mall.
Officers responded to the Annapolis Mall Food Court and located individuals matching the description provided to the officers. Through the investigation, the officers recovered 11 small baggies each containing suspected heroin, one small baggie containing suspected cocaine, a small plastic baggie containing suspected “MDMA” and a small plastic baggie containing suspected marijuana. Southern District TPU & TNT responded to assist with the investigation. Further investigation led to the execution of a search warrant, which led to drug paraphernalia being seized. Both suspects were charged with possession and distribution of narcotics.
Suspect #1: Tahzay Lamont Brown, 25, of 7985 Cross Creek Drive, Glen Burnie, Md
Suspect #2: Leonard Lee Simms, 25, of 8160 Meade Village Circle, Severn, Md
SEX OFFENSE / ASSAULT ARREST PASADENA
On February 9, 2015, at approximately 12:55 p.m., officers from the Eastern District responded for a domestic assault that just occurred at a home in the 900 block of 12th Street in Pasadena.
Upon arrival, officers met with the adult female victim, who advised that the suspect had physically and sexually assaulted her inside of a residence. She identified the suspect as Wayne Alfred Adams, a member of the Baltimore Police Department. The victim advised that this incident occurred after an argument. The victim stated several hours later they again became involved in an argument. The victim indicated this ultimately ended with the suspect spitting on her and physically removing her from the bathroom. The victim told officers that she feared for her safety.
The suspect was arrested and transported to Eastern District. The suspect’s supervisors were notified and responded to the scene. His weapons were recovered and stored for safekeeping. The suspect was charged with second degree assault and fourth degree sex offense. The victim was initially held on $40,000 bond and according to online court records, he has been released. Any questions related to his tenure and assignment should be directed to the Baltimore Police Department.
Suspect: Wayne Alfred Adams, Jr., 42, of the 900 block of 12th Street, Pasadena, Md
Attempted Armed Robbery - Odenton
On February 10, 2015, at approximately 9:57 p.m., officers from the Western District responded to Romeo’s Pizza located in the 8300 block of Piney Orchard Parkway for an attempted armed robbery that just occurred.
Officers spoke with the victims, store employees, who stated the suspects entered the store, displayed a handgun and demanded money. The store employees convinced the suspects to exit the store in search of the store manager, locking the door behind them. The suspects then fled on foot when they realized they were locked out of the store. No injuries were reported and nothing was taken.
Suspect #1: Black male wearing a dark scarf covering his face, a black and gray jacket, black gloves and khaki pants
Suspect #2: Black male, approximately 300 pounds, wearing a gray hat, a black and gray scarf, gray coat, khaki pants and armed with a handgun