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Man, 26, Identified as Victim in Fatal Glen Burnie Shooting

Authorities have identified the 26 year old man who was the victim of a fatal shooting in Glen Burnie. On Thursday, October 21, 2021, at approximately 9:55 p.m., Anne Arundel County Police Officers responded to the area of Beach Road and McGowan Avenue in for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered an adult male, identified as Gene Fayga Martin, of Glen Burnie, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound(s).
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Patrol officers arrest Waldorf man in stolen car and recover a loaded firearm: Charles County Sheriff's Office

On September 30 at 5:47 p.m., a patrol officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop in the area of Crain Highway at Billingsley Road on a car that had been reported stolen. The driver refused to pull over and instead accelerated and fled to the area of Smallwood Drive and Kipling Drive where he struck a tree. The driver and a passenger fled from the car and hid. A police K9 located the driver hiding in a bush near a townhome. He was safely taken into custody without further incident. The officer is working to identify the passenger, who has not yet been located. A loaded handgun was recovered from the vehicle. DeWayne Leon Braden, 22, of Waldorf, was charged with unlawful taking of a vehicle, possession of a loaded firearm inside a car, theft, and other related charges.

Detectives Arrest Man Connection with Oxon Hill Homicide: Prince George’s County Police

Michael Dequane Woodruff was arrested on October 3, 2021. He’s charged with the murder of 39-year-old Robert Hall of Washington, DC. On September 11, 2021, at approximately 2:10 am, officers responded to the 800 block of Maury Avenue for the report of a shooting. Officers located the victim outside suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

38 Year-Old Woman Shot and Killed in Southeast D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Saturday, October 23, 2021, in the Unit block of 54th Street, Southeast. At approximately 1:26 am, members of the Sixth District responded to the listed location for the sounds of gunshots. Upon...

Drug Seizure in Linthicum Yields Arrest of Men From Harwood, Annapolis

After drugs were seized outside a hotel in Linthicum, Anne Arundel County Police officers arrested two men, one from Harwood and the other from Annapolis. On October 19, 2021, at approximately 9:40 p.m., officers checked on a parked occupied vehicle at the Motel 6 located at 5179 Raynor Avenue in Linthicum. Upon speaking with the occupants, suspected CDS was seen in plain view.

Police: Attempted Robbery of Crofton 7-Eleven Under Investigation

The Anne Arundel County Police Department is investigating the attempted robbery of a Crofton Area 7-Eleven store. On October 18, 2021, at approximately 11:30 p.m., officers responded to an attempted commercial robbery at the 7-Eleven store located at 2129 Defense Highway. An unknown male suspect approached the cashier, stated he had a handgun, and demanded cash. The cashier did not comply and the suspect fled the store in an unknown direction.

Patrol Officers Apprehend Suspect in Waldorf Robbery Case:Charles County Sheriff’s Office

On October 3 at 11:05 p.m., officers responded to the 3300 block of Leonardtown Road in Waldorf for the report of a robbery. A preliminary investigation showed the suspect approached the victim, who was standing in the parking lot of a business, and pushed him to the ground. The suspect then forcibly went through the victim’s pockets and stole a small amount of money the victim was carrying. Officers responding to the call observed the suspect running away from the area and apprehended him without incident. The suspect, Omar Jamal Brooks, 35, of La Plata, was charged with robbery, second-degree assault, and theft. He is being held at the Charles County Detention Center without bond. The investigation is ongoing.

Baltimore Police: 38 Year-old Man Arrested and Charged with 1st Degree Murder

On September 4, 2021, at approximately 8:32 p.m., Southwest District patrol officers were dispatched to the 5000 block of Corley Road to investigate a reported shooting. When officers arrived at the location they observed 26 year-old Travis Ben Watkins suffering from an apparent gunshot wounds. Medics were summoned to the scene and transported the victim to Sinai Hospital for treatment. Medical personnel pronounced the victim dead shortly after arrival.

Arrest Made Following Shooting of Woman Inside Her Home in Odenton

An arrest has been made in connection with the non-fatal shooting of a woman sitting insider her home in Odenton. On October 15, 2021, at approximately 12:45 p.m., officers responded for several reports of gunshots fired in the 700 block of Hammond Branch Road in Odenton. Shortly after the initial calls were received, a 911 caller reported she was struck by a stray bullet while she was sitting in her apartment, also located on Hammond Branch Road.