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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Teen Faces Child Porn Charge for Posting Nude Photos to Instagram

Teen Faces Child Porn Charge for Posting Nude Photos to Instagram

An Edgewater 17-year-old has been charged for posting nude photos online that were sent to him by boys and girls in the county.
Former Martial Arts Instructor Sentenced For Having Sexual Relations with Minor

Former Martial Arts Instructor Sentenced For Having Sexual Relations with Minor

The Annapolis man said he “made an irresponsible decision.”
Severn Mechanic Dies After Being Trapped Under Vehicle

Severn Mechanic Dies After Being Trapped Under Vehicle

The jack supporting a vehicle failed and mechanic Robert Wolf was pinned under the vehicle.
2 Passengers Arrested at BWI Airport for Packing Loaded Guns

2 Passengers Arrested at BWI Airport for Packing Loaded Guns

Passengers from Baltimore and Upper Marlboro were arrested for reportedly packing loaded handguns in their carry-on bags.
Couple Arrested for Theft After Witness Follows Them

Couple Arrested for Theft After Witness Follows Them

Anne Arundel County Police say a witness saw a couple allegedly trying to break into a truck, then followed them and called officers.
Lacrosse Player Not Guilty in Concert Assault

Lacrosse Player Not Guilty in Concert Assault

Benjamin Chisolm of Davidsonville, a University of Maryland student, faced charges at a concert at Jiffy Lube Live Amphitheater in June.
Cops Take to Rooftop to Support Special Olympics

Cops Take to Rooftop to Support Special Olympics

Stop by the Dunkin Donuts on West Street in Annapolis Sunday to donate to Special Olympics Maryland.
FBI Joins Hunt for Suspect in Gas Station Slaying

FBI Joins Hunt for Suspect in Gas Station Slaying

A $27,000 reward is being offered for the arrest and indictment of a Glen Burnie man's killer; he died at a Hanover gas station.
Jury Convicts Man in Robbery, Murder of Teen on Way to School

Jury Convicts Man in Robbery, Murder of Teen on Way to School

The Prince George's County prosecutor who won the case is running for Anne Arundel State's Attorney in November.
Stray Bullet Stops 4 Feet Above Sleeping Person

Stray Bullet Stops 4 Feet Above Sleeping Person

A man was chased by an armed suspect who reportedly fired several shots as they ran, striking a nearby house, say Anne Arundel County Police
3 Juveniles, 19-Year-Old Charged in Rose's Store Burglary

3 Juveniles, 19-Year-Old Charged in Rose's Store Burglary

Anne Arundel County Police say the four teenagers were caught fleeing the Rose's store in Brooklyn Park.
Clerk Shot Dead at Hanover Exxon Station

Clerk Shot Dead at Hanover Exxon Station

A customer found the Glen Burnie man fatally shot early Thursday at the gas station on Ridge Road in Hanover.
Anne Arundel County Celebrates National Night Out

Anne Arundel County Celebrates National Night Out

Residents mingled with police and emergency responders Tuesday night to build neighborhoods and stand up against crime in the county.
Thieves Who Took Copper from BG&E Substation May Be Injured

Thieves Who Took Copper from BG&E Substation May Be Injured

Thieves stole copper wire from a Baltimore Gas and Electric substation Sunday, and have suffered extensive burns doing so.
Burglar Poses as Water Company Employee: Police

Burglar Poses as Water Company Employee: Police

Anne Arundel County Police are warning residents to verify any workers who show up unannounced.
No Go: Suspected Robber Gives Up After Hair Salon Employee Laughs Off Demands

No Go: Suspected Robber Gives Up After Hair Salon Employee Laughs Off Demands

Police say a hair salon receptionist laughed off a robbery suspect's demands, and he eventually gave up and left the business. He was later arrested.
Man Charged in 7-Eleven Store Robbery, Slashing Pedestrian's Face

Man Charged in 7-Eleven Store Robbery, Slashing Pedestrian's Face

A Baltimore man has been charged for robbing a 7-Eleven store and shooting the clerk with a BB gun, as well as slashing the face of a pedestrian last month.
Bike Patrol Invites County Residents to Ride the Trails Sunday

Bike Patrol Invites County Residents to Ride the Trails Sunday

Join the Anne Arundel County Police Department's Bike Patrol Unit Sunday for a ride on the Baltimore Annapolis Trail.
Injured State Trooper Received Well Wishes from People She Ticketed

Injured State Trooper Received Well Wishes from People She Ticketed

A Maryland state trooper who suffered a brain injury when she was hit by a car in October has returned to work. She thanked family, friends and strangers for their support in her recovery.
Police: 67-Year-Old Man Shoots 25-Year-Old Girlfriend, Himself

Police: 67-Year-Old Man Shoots 25-Year-Old Girlfriend, Himself

Anne Arundel County Police say a man shot and killed his girlfriend during an argument, then killed himself as police arrived.