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Police Press Release 10/27/2017

Northern District

 

Commercial Robbery*                                                                                 Glen Burnie

 

On October 26, 2017 at 4:35 p.m., officers responded for a commercial robbery at the GameStop store located at 7300 Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie. Two suspects entered the store, displayed a handgun and demanded cash and store merchandise. The employee complied and the suspects fled from the store in a dark colored vehicle.  Officers searched the area however were unable to locate the suspects.  No injuries were reported as a result of this incident.

 

Suspects:

 

1)       Black, male, early 20s medium build, wearing black and white hooded sweatshirt

2)       Black, male, early 20s medium build, wearing dark clothing

 

Eastern District

 

Commercial Robbery*                                                                                 Millersville

 

On October 26, 2017 at approximately 3:21 p.m., officers responded for a commercial robbery at the Metro PCS store located at 661 Old Mill Road in Millersville. Two suspects entered the business, displayed a handgun and demanded money and store merchandise. The employee complied and the suspects fled from the business on foot.  Officers searched the area however were unable to locate the suspects.

 

Suspects:

 

1)      Black, male, this build, late teens to early 20’s, black and white hooded sweatshirt

2)      Black, male, late teens to early 20’s, wearing dark clothing

 

 

Southern District

 

Attempted Commercial Robbery*                                                              Annapolis

On October 26, 2017 at approximately 5:56 p.m., officers responded for an attempted commercial robbery at the Subway restaurant located at 2641 Riva Road in Annapolis. Two suspects entered the business and displayed a handgun and demanded money. The employee did not comply and ran toward the rear of the store.  The suspects fled from the store in a dark colored vehicle.  Officers searched the area however were unable to located any suspects.

 

Suspects:

 

1)      Black, male, wearing dark clothing

2)      Black, male, wearing black and white hooded sweatshirt

 

 

Attempted Commercial Robbery*                                                              Edgewater

 

On October 26, 2017 at 6:11 p.m., officers responded for an attempted commercial robbery at the Arby’s restaurant located at 3 Mayo Road in Edgewater. Two suspects entered the store, jumped over the counter, and demanded money from the cash register. One of the suspects implied he had a weapon.  A store employee exited the store through the rear door at which time the suspects fled from the business in a light colored vehicle. Officers searched the area however were unable to locate the suspects or vehicle.

 

Suspects:

 

1)      Black, male, wearing black sweatshirt

2)      Black, male, wearing dark clothing

 

 

*Robbery detectives are investigating these four incidents as being related and committed by the same suspects in each occurrence

 

Western District

Citizen Robbery                                                                                                          Severn

 

          On October 26, 2017 at approximately 09:09 am, officers responded to the area of Deerfield Drive at Deerfield Circle in Severn for a robbery of a citizen. Officers met with the adult male victim stated he was approached by the suspect who produced folding pocket knife and demanded money. The suspect then pushed the victim to the ground and removed currency from the victim’s wallet before fleeing the area on foot. Several officers and canine responded to canvass the area but the suspect was not located. The victim was not injured and refused medical treatment.

 

Suspect:

 

1)      Black, male, 19-20 years old, facial hair, wearing pink sweatshirt

 

 

Animal Control

 

“Howl-a-ween” Party and Candy with a Cop

 

Goblins, fairies and werewolves may be among the “pets” roaming Anne Arundel County Animal Control during a family-friendly Halloween Party from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 at the shelter, 411 Maxwell Frye Rd., Millersville. Candy with a Cop will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28 at the shelter, 411 Maxwell Frye Rd., Millersville

 

The shelter’s “Howl-a-ween Paw-ty” will include a safe trick-or-treat trail throughout the event and an 11:30 am children's costume parade and contest. Live music will be provided by The Big Band Theory of Baltimore, a non-profit jazz band. Throughout the party, there also will be children's games, a canine demonstration and educational exhibits -- and, of course, pets available for adoption from both the shelter and some of its rescue group partners. Parents, be sure to bring your cameras!

The free event is co-sponsored by the Friends of Anne Arundel County Animal Control, a nonprofit created by the shelter’s volunteers to help improve and save the lives of homeless animals.

 

Contacts:

 

Sherry Durm

Rescue and Foster Coordinator

Anne Arundel County Animal Control

410-222-8000 ext. 3022

[email protected]

 

Chris Weinstein

Friends of Anne Arundel County Animal Control

301-728-9854

[email protected]

 

 

All Districts & Headquarters

 

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative

On Saturday, October 28, 2017, The Anne Arundel County Police Department will again participate in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative. This initiative, supervised by DEA, will coordinate a collaborative effort with state and local law enforcement agencies focused on removing potentially dangerous controlled substances from our nation’s medicine cabinets. This 14th national “take-back day” will provide a unified opportunity for the public to surrender expired, unwanted, or unused pharmaceutical controlled substances and other medications to law enforcement officers for destruction. This one-day effort will bring national focus to the issue of pharmaceutical controlled substance abuse. The program provides an opportunity for law enforcement, prevention, treatment, and the business community to collaborate and establish a safe collection site for all Americans, regardless of where they reside.

In addition to participating in the National Prescription Pill Take Back Initiative, the Police Department will also use this opportunity to showcase its permanently installed drop boxes in each district station and police headquarters. These boxes have been installed for the purpose of assisting the public in disposing of unused or unwanted medications year round. They will also allow citizens to dispose of these medications at their convenience in a safe and secure environment. The same collection protocols established for the pill take back initiative will be in effect for the drop boxes.

Collection Day Protocols

On Saturday, October 28, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., the Anne Arundel County Police Department will have a police representative at each of the county’s four districts and police headquarters which will serve as collection sites.

Police Headquarters
8495 Veterans Highway
Millersville, Md. 21108

Northern District
939 Hammonds Lane
Baltimore, Md. 21225
(410) 222-6135

Eastern District
204 Pasadena Road
Pasadena, Md. 21122
(410) 222-6145

Western District
8273 Telegraph Road
Odenton, Md. 21113
(410) 222-6155

Southern District
35 Stepneys Lane
Edgewater, Md. 21037
(410) 222-1961

• Controlled, non-controlled, and over the counter substances may be collected

• This program is anonymous and no requests for identification will be made.

• Participants may dispose of medication in its original container or by removing the medication from its container and disposing of it directly into the disposal box. If an original container is submitted, the individual should be encouraged to remove any identifying information from the prescription label.

• All solid dosage pharmaceutical product and liquids in consumer containers may be accepted. Liquid products, such as cough syrup, should remain sealed in their original container. The depositor should ensure that the cap is tightly sealed to prevent leakage.

• Intra-venous solutions, injectibles, and syringes will not be accepted due to potential hazard posed by blood-borne pathogens.

• Illicit substances such as marijuana or methamphetamine are not a part of this initiative and should not be placed in collection containers. If an individual attempts to surrender an illicit controlled substance, law enforcement personnel should handle such material as abandoned property in accordance with department policy.

• All participants must retain possession of their own medication during the surrender process.

For additional information regarding the National Take-Back Initiative and drug disposal 
information, please visit the DEA website. (www.dea.gov)

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