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Police Press Release - January 28, 2021

Vehicle Crash Involving Sheriff’s Deputy

On Thursday, January 28, 2021 at approximately 6:30 a.m. a Sheriff’s deputy was injured in a vehicle crash on I-97 southbound near the Waterbury Road overpass. The deputy was traveling southbound on I-97 when the at-fault vehicle backed into the travel portion of the roadway from the shoulder causing the collision between the two vehicles. Both drivers were taken to Shock Trauma in Baltimore for precautionary reasons due to the mechanism of injury.

The Anne Arundel County Police Department is handling the investigation.

It is unknown at this time whether or not alcohol was a contributing factor.

The deputy, a three-year veteran, was driving a marked Sheriff’s vehicle.

Northern District 
Shooting / Glen Burnie 
21-703073

On January 27, 2021 at approximately 11:55 p.m. Northern District officers responded to Crain Highway at Main Avenue in Glen Burnie for a report of a shooting. Upon officers arrival they were able to locate the victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. The victim stated that he was walking northbound on Crain Highway when he heard footsteps approaching from behind, he turned around and the suspect fired a round at him from a handgun. The suspect then fled. The victim was transported to an area hospital and is in critical but stable condition. Additional officers canvassed the area for possible suspect(s) but were unable to locate a suspect. This is believed to be a targeted incident and not a random act of violence. Northern District Detectives ask anyone with information to call 410-222-6135 or the Tip Line at 410-222-4700.

Northern District
Citizen-Strong Arm Robbery (Arrest) / Brooklyn Park
21-702990

On January 27, 2021 at approximately 12:05 p.m. Northern District officers responded to the area of the Save-A-Lot, 5007 Ritchie Highway in Brooklyn Park for a report of a robbery. The victim was walking from her car to the store with her wallet under her arm when the suspect approached her from behind, pushed her to the ground, and removed her wallet from her possession. The suspect then fled the area on foot. Responding officers canvassed the area and quickly located the suspect. All of the victim’s property was recovered in the area and on the suspects person. The victim sustained minor injuries to an upper extremity. The suspect was arrested and charged.

Arrested: 

Lamar Ortiz Arthur Caldwell Jr
DOB: 11/20/1996
900 block of Meadowbrook Road
Glen Burnie, Maryland

Northern District
Stabbing / Glen Burnie
21-703069

On January 27, 2021 at approximately 10:00 p.m. Northern District officers responded to the 200 block of Margate drive in Glen Burnie for a report of a stabbing. Upon the officer’s arrival the victim was located inside the residence suffering from stab wounds to the upper body. The victim stated he did not know who stabbed him and displayed behaviors consistent with indicators of narcotic use. He was transported to an area hospital and is in critical condition. A witness on scene was unable to provide any further information as to how the victim was injured. Additional officers canvassed the area but were unable to locate a suspect. Northern District Detectives ask anyone with information to call 410-222-6135 or the Tip Line at 410-222-4700.

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