Police and Fire Headlines: April

A recap of police and fire incidents for the month of April, ranging from a four-alarm fire to a double-fatal accident.

This activity report is a selection of local incidents provided as a public service to the community and compiled by Patch. It is not a complete listing of all events and crimes reported in the month of April. Where arrests or charges occurred, it does not indicate a conviction. 

April 29—

Three men were hospitalized with life-threatening injuries following a stabbing incident at the  in Edgewater, fire and police officials said. All three were in stable condition as of 11 a.m. on April 29, police said.

Officers determined that there was a party being held at the Elks Lodge when a suspect stabbed three men, one of which was a security guard, according to a police press release.

Fire spokesman Battalion Chief Steve Thompson said the department transported three men—reportedly ages 33, 38 and 41—to Maryland Shock Trauma by ambulance. All sustained serious and life-threatening injuries, he said.

April 24—

Baltimore police released the details surrounding Friday’s arrest of Carl O. Snowden, stating that the Annapolis civil rights leader was sitting in a parked car with a registered sex offender when officers approached his vehicle, according to The Capital.

The account by police  from that of Snowden’s attorney, Cary J. Hansel. Hansel said Snowden was pulled over for a broken tail light. Snowden, the civil rights director of the Maryland Attorney General’s Office, was charged with  in Baltimore on April 20, according to online court records.

The Capital reported that the police report stated officers approached a 2010 Honda Pilot with Snowden in the driver’s seat and smelled a “strong odor” of marijuana.

April 23—

Two cyclists suffered serious injuries when a vehicle turned left in front of them on the corner of Mill Swamp and Solomons Island roads, according to The Capital.

Anne Arundel County police received a call about the accident around 11:50 a.m. on April 21 and closed Solomons Island Road in both directions from 12:04 to 12:18 p.m.

Parvilla Cycle and Multisport's Facebook page posted photos from the crash, showing a silver Hyundai SUV with two large dents on its driver side as paramedics tended to the injured cyclists. Police confirmed the vehicle involved was a Hyundai Tucson. 

April 19—

A 52-year-old woman suffered life-threatening injuries in an accident on Patuxent River Road near Route 214 in Davidsonville, according to Capt. James Rostek of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department.

A 17-year-old girl suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries in the collision and three others sustained minor injuries, Rostek said.

Firefighters and paramedics responded to a call of an accident with an entrapment at 8:27 a.m. and upon arrival, firefighters pulled one person from the wreckage, the spokesman said.

April 18—

Police said a Lothian man was responsible for a serious accident that caused an officer to be struck by a vehicle and sent to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore.

The Anne Arundel County Police Department reported that Leo Lamont Carroll, 23, of the 5200 block of Sands Road in Lothian, faces multiple charges in connection with the incident in which an officer was hit by a vehicle.

The county police officer was struck April 15 during a routine traffic stop on Maryland Route 665 near Riva Road in Parole, according to police.

April 15—

Firefighters extinguished the flames of a four-alarm fire at the  in Edgewater, according to Capt. James Rostek of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department.

Approximately 94 personnel were reportedly working the scene with 40 land-based units and two fire boats. For hours, firefighters contained the flames but were unable to completely extinguish them.

April 12—

Anne Arundel County police said they arrested three south county residents Wednesday night in connection with a robbery that took place outside the Domino’s Pizza in Churchton.

Two Churchton residents, Katherine A. Ginder, 19, of the 5500 block of Perkley Manner Lane, and Cody A. Tumolo, 20, of the 1200 block of Garret Avenue, were charged with “theft and related charges,” according to a police press release.

April 10—

Driver error was the primary cause of a   in Davidsonville, according to a press release from Anne Arundel County police. 

Emergency personnel responded to a report of a car accident at Davidsonville Road near Rossback Road at about 5:50 p.m. on April 9, where they found a , Anne Arundel County Fire Capt. James Rostek said. The drivers of the vehicles were both pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

April 6—

A one-alarm fire in Tracys Landing Friday caused approximately $200,000 in damages and was possibly caused by a faulty chimney, Anne Arundel County Battalion Chief Steve Thompson said.

Firefighters, with the help of a neighbor, also rescued a dog that went missing as the one-alarm fire consumed the two-story home. The dog was taken to a local vet and is expected to make a full recovery, Thompson said.


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