Armed Robbery / Brooklyn
On October 11, 2021, at approximately 2:30 a.m. officers responded to the parking lot of Murph’s Liquors located at 6023 Ritchie Highway for an armed robbery that just occurred. The victim (employee) advised he was leaving the business with another employee and a deposit bag. A vehicle stopped on Ritchie Highway in front of the business and a suspect got out displaying a handgun. The suspect demanded the deposit bag, got back into the vehicle, and fled onto northbound Ritchie Highway. Robbery Detectives are investigating and asking anyone with any information to give them a call at 410-222-4720 or the TipLine at 410-222-4700.
Tall, thin, male (unknown race), black facemask, all black clothing, black handgun
Dark color 4-door
Attempted Citizen Robbery / Glen Burnie
On October 9, 2021, at approximately 10:00 a.m. officers responded to the area of Irene Drive and Nancy Drive in Glen Burnie for a citizen robbery. A female victim advised she was walking when she felt someone grab her purse. The victim turned and attempted to grab pepper spray she carries. The suspect pushed the victim to the ground and fled the area on foot. Officers and K9s conducted a search but were unable to locate the suspect. The victim sustained minor injuries as a result of the assault. Northern District Detectives are investigating and asking anyone with any information to call 410-222-6135 or the TipLine 410-222-4700.
White male, 40s-50’s with dirty blonde/gray shoulder-length hair
Citizen Robbery / Annapolis
On October 10, 2021, at approximately 5:15 p.m. officers responded to the area of Magothy Park Lane and Breezeway Drive for a robbery of a citizen. A juvenile was assaulted by two subjects. During the assault, the suspects stole money from the victim. The victim attempted to take his money back and was assaulted again. Eastern District Detectives began their investigation and have charged three juveniles with the robbery and assault. Even though charges have been filed in this case detectives are asking anyone with additional information to call 410-222-6145 or the TipLine 410-222-4700.
Shots Fired / Severn
On October 8, 2021, at approximately 11:45 p.m. officers responded to the 8500 block of Pioneer Drive in Severn for a report of shots being fired. Upon arrival, officers located evidence of shots being fired but no victims or property damage was located. Western District Detectives are investigating and ask anyone with any information to call 410-222-6155 or the TipLine at 410-222-4700.
Office of Professional Standards
Charges filed against a PCO
(Police Communications Operator)
On July 20, 2021, the Office of Professional Standards received a complaint of fraud against a dispatcher with the Anne Arundel County Police Department. Brandy Quarles, a 27-year-old, was accused of sick leave fraud/theft. Ms. Quarles gave multiple sick notes to her supervision from a doctor advising she would need extended sick leave beginning in June of 2021. Through investigative means, it was learned that the sick notes were fraudulent. Ms. Quarles was hired and working with another agency in their dispatch training program, thus getting paid fraudulently by AACoPD. Ms. Quarles allegedly defrauded the county of over $4,300.00 and separated from the agency with the Anne Arundel County Police Department upon the initiation of this investigation. Ms. Quarles was hired by the Anne Arundel County Police Department in May of 2018. Detectives received a criminal summons charging Ms. Quarles with Theft Scheme, she was served on the summons by another jurisdiction.