Criminal Investigation Division
Major Crimes Section
Recovered Human Remains Glen Burnie
On Monday, September 30, 2019 at approximately 11:13 a.m., officers from the Eastern District responded to a wooded area along Elvaton Road near Silent Breeze Court in Glen Burnie for a report of a body being discovered. The body was discovered by a maintenance worker who was in the area. Upon arrival, Officers were directed to the human remains and the Homicide Unit responded to conduct an investigation.
Homicide detectives worked with the Evidence Collection Unit in processing the scene. The Anne Arundel County Recruit Class responded and assisted with a thorough search of the wooded area where items of evidentiary value were collected. A Forensic Investigator with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner had the remains transported for an autopsy. The postmortem examination will be conducted on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 and will aid in determining the identity of the remains along with a cause and manner of death. Preliminary examination leads detectives to believe the remains may be that of a female and had been deceased in the area for several weeks.
The Anne Arundel County Police Department is working with neighboring jurisdictions in an attempt to positively identify the remains. This is a very fluid and active investigation where the Anne Arundel County Police are urging anyone with information to come forward by calling the Anne Arundel County Homicide Unit at 410-222-4731. If people with information wish to remain anonymous they can also contact the Anne Arundel County Police Tip Line 410-222-4700 or Metro Crime Stoppers.
On Tuesday, October 1, 2019 officers responded to the 400 block of Glen Mar Road for recovered partial human remains. Preliminarily it is believed to be part of the same remains recovered on September 30, 2019 mentioned above. Cause and manner of death has still not been determined, neither has the identity. There is no further information available.
This is a very fluid and active investigation where the Anne Arundel County Police are urging anyone with information to come forward by calling the Anne Arundel County Homicide Unit at 410-222-4731. If people with information wish to remain anonymous they can also contact the Anne Arundel County Police Tip Line 410-222-4700 or Metro Crime Stoppers.
Anne Arundel County Police Department’s K9 Samo and Remington to get donation of body armor
Anne Arundel County Police Department’s K9 Samo and Remington will receive bullet and stab protective vests thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Samo and Remington’s vest will be embroidered with the sentiment “This gift of protection provided by Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.”. Delivery is expected within eight to ten weeks.
Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is a 501c (3) charity located in East Taunton, MA whose mission is to provide bullet and stab protective vests and other assistance to dogs of law enforcement and related agencies throughout the United States. The non-profit was established in 2009 to assist law enforcement agencies with this potentially lifesaving body armor for their four-legged K9 officers. Since its inception, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provided over 3,500 U.S. made, custom fitted, NIJ certified protective vests, in 50 states, through private and corporate donations, at a value of $5.7 million dollars.
The program is open to dogs actively employed in the U.S. with law enforcement or related agencies who are certified and at least 20 months of age. New K9 graduates, as well as K9s with expired vests, are eligible to participate.
The donation to provide one protective vest for a law enforcement K9 is $950.00. Each vest has a value between $1,744 – $2,283 and a five-year warranty, and an average weight of 4-5 lbs. There is an estimated 30,000 law enforcement K9s throughout the United States. For more information or to learn about volunteer opportunities, please call 508-824-6978. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provides information, lists events, and accepts tax-deductible donations of any denomination at www.vik9s.org or mailed to P.O. Box 9 East Taunton, MA 02718.