Anne Arundel News

Police Investigating Bank Robbery in Glen Burnie

Police Investigating Bank Robbery in Glen Burnie

On Thursday, May 13, 2021 at approximately 5:40 p.m., officers responded for a robbery at the TD Bank located at 7926 Crain Highway in Glen Burnie. The unknown male suspect entered the bank and displayed a note to the teller announcing a robbery. The clerk complied and the suspect fled north on Crain Highway...
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Governor Hogan Announces End of Statewide Mask Mandate

Governor Hogan Announces End of Statewide Mask Mandate

Governor Larry Hogan today announced the end of the statewide mask mandate, aligning Maryland with new CDC guidance. This order will take effect Saturday, May 15, along with the lifting of all capacity limits and restrictions that the governor announced earlier this week.  “Today is the day that so many of us have...
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MDOT MVA Announces New Deadline Schedule for Expired Driver’s Licenses, Registrations and Related Products

MDOT MVA Announces New Deadline Schedule for Expired Driver’s Licenses, Registrations and Related Products

The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) is announcing new guidance for customers whose driver’s licenses, permits, registrations and related products have expired during the Maryland COVID-19 State of Emergency. As Maryland continues its COVID-19 recovery, Governor Larry Hogan’s Executive Order issued on May 12, 2021 allows customers who have an MDOT...
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Governor Hogan Lifts Capacity Limits on Indoor and Outdoor Venues, All Remaining Restrictions on Indoor and Outdoor Dining As of Saturday, May 15

Governor Hogan Lifts Capacity Limits on Indoor and Outdoor Venues, All Remaining Restrictions on Indoor and Outdoor Dining As of Saturday, May 15

Statewide Indoor Mask Mandate To Be Lifted After 70% of Adults Receive Vaccine; Following CDC Approval, Vaccinations for Adolescents to Begin Tomorrow; Maryland Department of Labor to Begin Process of Reinstating Work Search Requirements 5/12/2021: As a result of the state’s rapid pace of COVID-19 vaccinations and subsequent declines in key health metrics, Governor...
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PHOTO RELEASE: Governor Hogan Honors Maryland State Police Fallen Heroes

PHOTO RELEASE: Governor Hogan Honors Maryland State Police Fallen Heroes

Governor Larry Hogan today delivered remarks at the annual Maryland State Police (MSP) Fallen Heroes Ceremony. The governor was joined by MSP Superintendent Colonel Jerry Jones, current and retired state troopers, and surviving family members of the fallen heroes. This year’s ceremony honored 43 state troopers and one deputy state fire marshal who lost...
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Governor Hogan Provides Update on State of Maryland’s Response to Colonial Pipeline Incident

Governor Hogan Provides Update on State of Maryland’s Response to Colonial Pipeline Incident

Governor Larry Hogan authorized Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Secretary Greg Slater to take emergency measures to respond to the Colonial Pipeline incident and ensure continuity of fuel supply throughout the state. “The emergency actions that we are taking will provide the state the flexibility it needs to address any disruption in fuel supply,” said...
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Maryland Lottery Makes New Millionaire in Glen Burnie

Maryland Lottery Makes New Millionaire in Glen Burnie

A Maryland Lottery player in Glen Burnie was a $1 million winner in the May 8 Powerball drawing, marking the week’s biggest prize. Meanwhile, four more players won $100,000 each after buying scratch-off tickets in Baltimore (two), Laurel and Sparrows Point. In all, 39 Maryland Lottery players across the state won or claimed prizes...
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Maryland Reports Lowest Number of COVID-19 Cases Since Last July, Hospitalizations Fall Under 800

Maryland Reports Lowest Number of COVID-19 Cases Since Last July, Hospitalizations Fall Under 800

The State of Maryland’s key health metrics continue to improve across the board, as today the state is reporting the lowest number of new COVID-19 cases since July 6, 2020. Case Rate Per 100K Falls to Lowest Level Since October 6. The state’s COVID-19 case rate per 100K dropped to 9.2—the lowest level since October...
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Justice Department Proposes New Regulation to Update Firearm Definitions

Justice Department Proposes New Regulation to Update Firearm Definitions

The Department of Justice issued a notice of proposed rulemaking that would update the definitions of “firearm” and related parts for the first time since 1968. The proposed rule would modernize the definition of “frame or receiver” and help close a regulatory loophole associated with the un-serialized privately made firearms that are increasingly being...
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Brendan Sailing Receives $20,000 Grant from the Kathy and Jerry Wood Foundation

Brendan Sailing Receives $20,000 Grant from the Kathy and Jerry Wood Foundation

Brendan Sailing is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $20,000 grant from The Kathy and Jerry Wood Foundation.   This grant will support camper scholarships for youth for this summer and beyond who would otherwise not have these opportunities. The cost to provide specially tailored, educational and growth opportunities to LD students continues...
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Serial Bank Robber Sentenced in Maryland to More Than 12 Years in Federal Prison

Serial Bank Robber Sentenced in Maryland to More Than 12 Years in Federal Prison

U.S. District Judge George L. Russell sentenced Fletcher Dorsett, age 53, of Salisbury, Maryland to 150 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for a series of nine bank robberies and attempted robberies. Dorsett continued to commit robberies while on escape status from a halfway house after his release for...
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MS-13 Member Pleads Guilty to Racketeering Conspiracy Involving Murder and Attempted Murder

MS-13 Member Pleads Guilty to Racketeering Conspiracy Involving Murder and Attempted Murder

A Maryland man pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to participate in a racketeering enterprise by murdering a suspected rival gang member and attempting to murder two other victims, in connection with his MS-13 gang activities. According to his plea agreement and other court documents, from March 2016, Moises Alexis Reyes-Canales, aka Sicopita, 23, of...
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Kidde Recalls TruSense Smoke and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms Due to Risk of Failure to Alert Consumers to a Fire

Kidde Recalls TruSense Smoke and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms Due to Risk of Failure to Alert Consumers to a Fire

Name of product: Kidde TruSense Smoke Alarms and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms Hazard: The smoke alarm and the combination smoke/carbon monoxide (CO) alarm can fail to alert consumers to a fire. Remedy: Replace Recall date: May 6, 2021 Units: About 226,000 This recall involves Kidde TruSense Smoke Alarms and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms.  The...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Three New K-9s

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Three New K-9s

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is proud to welcome K-9 Jade, K-9 Havok and K-9 Maja into our K-9 Unit. All three canines have recently been certified through the International Police Work Dog Association (IPWDA). K-9 Jade came to the attention of the Sheriff’s Office when she was the victim of an animal...
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May Is Motorcycle Safety Month Maryland State Police Urge Extra Caution

May Is Motorcycle Safety Month Maryland State Police Urge Extra Caution

The Maryland State Police are urging drivers to keep safety in mind during “Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month” being observed in May. As the weather gets warmer, more motorcycles are on the roads, and more traffic crashes are reported between vehicles and motorcycles. About 15% of all fatal crashes in Maryland involve motorcycles according to...
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VIDEO: Peloton Recalls Tread and Tread+ Treadmills After One Child Dies and More Than 70 Incidents Reported

VIDEO: Peloton Recalls Tread and Tread+ Treadmills After One Child Dies and More Than 70 Incidents Reported

Today, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Peloton are announcing two separate voluntary recalls of Peloton’s Tread+ and Tread treadmills. Consumers who have purchased either treadmill should immediately stop using it and contact Peloton for a full refund or other qualified remedy as described in the press releases below. Peloton has also...
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Maryland State Police Increasing Patrols for Cinco de Mayo

Maryland State Police Increasing Patrols for Cinco de Mayo

With an increase in impaired drivers expected on Wednesday and the next few days for Cinco de Mayo, Maryland State Police are urging those who plan to celebrate with alcohol to be safe and avoid impaired and distracted driving. To address this concern, troopers will be conducting saturation patrols at each of the 23...
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Glen Burnie Man Facing Federal Indictment for Impersonating a U.S. Marshal and Possession of a Fraudulently Made Government Seal

Glen Burnie Man Facing Federal Indictment for Impersonating a U.S. Marshal and Possession of a Fraudulently Made Government Seal

A federal grand jury has indicted Renul Barnet Forbes, a/k/a “Michael Renul,” “Breion Jones,” and “Bree Jones,” age 32, of Glen Burnie, Maryland, on the federal charges of false personation of a federal officer and possession of a fraudulently made government seal. The indictment was returned on March 25, 2021 and was unsealed at...
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U.S. Navy Receives Production Approval for Next-Generation Air Combat Training System

U.S. Navy Receives Production Approval for Next-Generation Air Combat Training System

The Naval Aviation Training Systems and Ranges program office (PMA-205) received Milestone C approval for its next-generation air combat training system, the Tactical Combat Training System Increment II (TCTS II) on April 27, 2021. Approved by Program Executive Officer for Aviation Common Systems and Commercial Services (PEO(CS)), Gary Kurtz, Milestone C clears the way...
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UPDATE: Anne Arundel County Police Department Searching for Sexual Assault Suspect

UPDATE: Anne Arundel County Police Department Searching for Sexual Assault Suspect

UPDATE 5/03/2021: Please see the below photograph of the suspect involved in this incident. Sex Offense Unit detectives are asking anyone with information regarding the identity of this suspect to contact 410-222-4732. Callers wishing to remain anonymous can contact the Anne Arundel County Police Tip Line 410-222-4700 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP or...
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Effective Immediately, Naval District Washington Returns to Health Protection Condition Bravo / Bravo Plus

Effective Immediately, Naval District Washington Returns to Health Protection Condition Bravo / Bravo Plus

Installations under Bravo include Naval Support Activity Bethesda, Naval Support Activity Washington, Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Naval Support Activity South Potomac while Naval Support Activity Annapolis is under HPCON Bravo Plus. This order applies to military and civilian personnel assigned to Naval District Washington. Personnel should continue to follow CDC guidance as well...
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Prescription Drug Take Back Day Collects More Than 11,500 lbs. of Drugs in Maryland

Prescription Drug Take Back Day Collects More Than 11,500 lbs. of Drugs in Maryland

Acting United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Jonathan F. Lenzner and Assistant Special Agent in Charge Orville O. Greene of the Drug Enforcement Administration, Baltimore District Office announced today that the Drug Enforcement Administration’s 20th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day held on Saturday, April 24, 2021, collected 11,536.59 pounds of potentially...
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Maryland Fire Related Deaths Reach Record Low in 2020

Maryland Fire Related Deaths Reach Record Low in 2020

Preliminary data concerning the number of fatal fires investigated by or reported to the Office of the State Fire Marshal indicates 51 Marylanders succumbed to injuries related to hostile fires. This represents a 22% decrease in fire-related deaths as compared to 65 deaths reported in 2019 and is 6% below the previous record low...
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Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag at Half-Staff for Death of Delmar Police Corporal Keith Heacook

Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag at Half-Staff for Death of Delmar Police Corporal Keith Heacook

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag be lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full-staff at sunset on the day of interment (not yet known). This action is in honor of Corporal Keith Heacook of the Delmar Police Department, who died in the line of...
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Governor Hogan Lifts Outdoor Mask Mandate, and Ends Restrictions on Outdoor Dining Beginning Saturday, May 1, 2021

Governor Hogan Lifts Outdoor Mask Mandate, and Ends Restrictions on Outdoor Dining Beginning Saturday, May 1, 2021

With consistent improvements in key statewide health metrics and a fast pace of vaccinations, Governor Larry Hogan lifted the outdoor mask mandate in Maryland and all restrictions for outdoor dining. The governor also announced that the state has entered a new phase of its vaccination campaign, moving to direct scheduling at mass vaccination sites...
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