Greenbelt, MD Crime & Safety

Anne Arundel County Fire Department Employee Arrested, Remains Held Without Bond Following Threat of Mass Violence

An Anne Arundel County Fire Department employee remains held without bond after being arrested for allegedly making threats of mass violence at work. On October 5, 2021, at approximately 12:00 p.m. officers responded to Anne Arundel County Fire Department Headquarters in Millersville for a reported threat of mass violence made by the employee, a civilian. The suspect allegedly made detailed statements to other Fire Department employees threatening to use a gun to harm people.
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3 children hurt after pit bull attack in Southeast D.C. apartment

WASHINGTON D.C. (7News) — D.C. police say three children were injured, after a dog attack in Southeast D.C. on Saturday. Police responded to an apartment in the 3500 block of Minnesota Ave. SE, around 11:30 a.m. , where they found a 15-year-old with non-life-threatening injuries and two other children with minor injuries.
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Annapolis Police Department Issues Statement Following Death of Lieutenant Brian Della

The law enforcement community at-large has taken to various social media platforms to mourn the loss of an Annapolis City Police Department Lieutenant. Brian Carroll Della, 54, reportedly died on Tuesday, October 5, 2021. According to a city website, Lieutenant Della, a long time member of the department, was assigned to the the Internal Affairs Division prior to his passing. Circumstances surrounding Lieutenant Della's death are unclear.

"My heart is crushed right now" Father of Man Killed in Annapolis Speaks on 'Senseless' Shooting

Following the fatal shooting of a 22 year old man in Annapolis, his father briefly shared his feelings of grief on social media. Shortly after 1pm on October 14, 2021, multiple units responded to Pleasant Street for a reported shooting. Preliminary details reveal that one person was found with injuries consistent with being shot. The victim, Cornell Scott-Young, was transported to an area hospital where he died from his injuries.

Man charged with sexual battery inside Fairfax County store

SPRINGFIELD, Va. - An Alexandria man faces sexual battery and indecent exposure charges after assaulting a woman this week inside a Fairfax County store. Police say they identified 34-year-old Gamal Mohamed Osman as the suspect in the crime Tuesday at a Target store in Springfield, Va. Osman allegedly approached the...

Baltimore Man Allegedly Bit Anne Arundel County Police Officer While Being Escorted Out of Maryland Live Casino

A Baltimore man is facing charges after he allegedly bit an Anne Arundel County Police Officer while being escorted out of a casino in Hanover. On October 3, 2021, at approximately 11:45 p.m., officers responded for a disorderly intoxicated subject at the Maryland Live Casino. The officers located the subject and asked him to leave the premises. While the subject was walking away, he began to damage casino property. As officers attempted to take the subject into custody, the subject became combative. Officers were able to restrain the subject who, as officers were placing him into a vehicle to be transported, bit one of the officers on the officer’s forearm, causing a laceration.

Severn Traffic Stop Yields Drug Seizure, One Arrest

Anne Arundel County Police officers arrested one person after recovering drugs during a traffic stop in Severn. On October 7, 2021, at approximately 1:00 a.m., the officers pulled a vehicle over in the area of Durness Court and Stillmeadows Drive. While conducting that stop, probable cause was developed for a search and 10.93 grams of suspects crack cocaine, and 58.67 grams of suspected marijuana.

Police Investigating Armed Robbery of Employees at a Brooklyn Park Liquor Store

Detectives with the Anne Arundel County Police Department are actively investigating an armed robbery which occured at a Brooklyn Park area liquor store. 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. An employee advised he was leaving the business with another employee while carrying a deposit bag. A dark color 4-door 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.

Arnold Man Charged with Choking Woman Unconscious, Throwing Her Down a Flight of Stairs in Delaware

A man from Arnold has been charged in connection with the kidnapping and brutal assault of a woman in Newark, Delaware. On October 8, 2021, at about 08:44 am, police were contacted by a female victim who reported an assault. The investigation revealed that a few hours prior, the victim was at an apartment in the 100-block of East Main Street with a male who was known to her.

Argument Leads to Shots Fired Outside Lothian Convenience Store, Police Say

An argument was followed by shots being fired outside of a convenience store in Lothian, according to the Anne Arundel County Police Department. On October 12, 2021, at approximately 12:30 a.m., officers responded to the Dash In located at 1378 Mount Zion Road for shots fired call. Upon arrival, witnesses reported that there was an argument between two males in the parking lot and one of the subjects discharged a firearm. The firearm was discharged into a pile of mulch. The suspect then ejected a live round and threw it at the victim.

Pedestrian killed during crash in Prince George’s Co.

A pedestrian is dead after being hit by a car Saturday morning in Clinton, Maryland, according to police. Prince George’s County police say the adult male was found dead at the scene of the crash on Woodyard Road. The driver stayed at the scene and was said to be cooperating...

District Heights Man Arrested on Gun Charge Following Anne Arundel County Traffic Stop

A man from Capital Heights was arrested on a gun charge while driving in Deale. On October 3, 2021, at approximately 9:20 p.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop. Upon approaching the vehicle the officer noticed the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. The investigation led to a search of the vehicle resulting in the seizure of a loaded .45 caliber Glock 30 handgun and a small amount of marijuana.

Argument Over Alleged Credit Card Theft Leads to Fight, Destruction of Property at Bar in Annapolis

Authorities in Annapolis are investigating a fight that resulted in property destruction at a local bar. On October 9, 2021, at approximately 10:30pm, officers responded to the 100 block of Dock Street for a reported fight in progress. Several subjects reportedly got into an argument in front of Dock Street Bar and Grill. The argument began over an alleged theft of a credit card, and progressed into a scuffle at which time the window to Dock Street Bar and Grill was broken.