Police Press Release for November 15, 2016
Carjacking with Arrest - Annapolis
On November 15, 2016 at approximately 11:52 p.m., officers responded to the Marriot Courtyard located at the 2500 block of Riva Road for a carjacking. The investigation determined that the driver of a white Dodge Charger pulled up to the hotel and went inside leaving an adult female passenger in the vehicle and the engine running. A male suspect then quickly got into the driver seat of the vehicle, while a female passenger was still inside. The suspect was irate and began yelling at the female, who in turn exited the vehicle in fear for her safety. The suspect then fled in the vehicle.
Several officers began canvassing the area and a short time later, observed a white male who matched the description kicking a parked, unoccupied vehicle at the Bank of America located in the 2200 block of Forest Drive. Officers were able to take the suspect into custody without further incident. Officers then located the stolen vehicle at a nearby gas station. The vehicle was recovered and returned to the owner. The victim was not injured during the course of the incident. The suspect was charged with carjacking and unauthorized taking of a motor vehicle.
1) Kasra Hojaji
10500 Rockville Pike #605
Home Invasion - Glen Burnie
On November 14, 2016 at approximately 9:00 p.m., officers responded to the 1000 block of Langley Road in Glen Burnie for a home invasion. Upon arrival officers met with the adult male and female victims who advised three white males armed with guns forced their way into the home. The suspects ransacked the house and then fled the scene in a dark colored sedan. The victims were not injured and nothing was taken from the residence. The area was canvassed but the suspects were not located. At this time, this appears to be a targeted incident. Detectives are investigating.
Three white males, wearing sweatshirts and ski masks, all armed with guns
Bank Robbery - Gambrills
On November 14, 2016 at approximately 3:57 p.m., officers responded to the Suntrust Bank located inside Safeway 2644 Chapel Lake Drive in Gambrills for a bank robbery. Employees stated that a male suspect entered the bank displaying a gun and demanded money. Bank employees complied, giving the suspect an undisclosed amount of US currency. The suspect then fled the bank entering a waiting vehicle.
Suspect: Black male 6'0"-6'2", average build, black hair, wearing dark clothing
Suspect Vehicle: White, older style four door, Cadillac