02 Apr

Man may not face charges in fatal pedestrian accident

CROFTON, Md. (WBFF)– Police in Crofton have completed their investigation into a fatal crash involving a pedestrian and a vehicle on the early morning of April 1, charges are only pending with the States Attorney.

Niccolo Teobaldo Canning, 21, was hit and killed while standing in the roadway on Crain Highway near the intersection of Crossgate drive, police said.

Anne Arundel County police were able to determine that neither alcohol nor speed played as a factor in the crash on part of the driver. But believe it to be pedestrian error by not yielding to oncoming traffic by not standing in the crosswalk.

Police do believe that the pedestrian had been drinking prior to the accident.

The 50-year-old driver Davis Brown, of Bowie was not injured according to police.

The victim was declared deceased at the scene. The Baltimore Medical Examiner’s office is currently working to determine the cause of death.

02 Apr

Waldorf man faces multiple charges after AACO traffic stop

LAUREL, Md. (WBFF)– Anne Arundel County police make an interesting arrest after a morning traffic stop.

Timothy Valentino Howard, 51, of Waldorf, now faces several charges after police say he threw a baggie containing 90 oxycodone pills out of his passenger window.

Officers say the pulled Howard over on the Baltimore Washington Parkway near Route 32 at 10 a.m. After officer saw him throw a bag out the window and inspected its contents. They discovered that Howard has his license suspended and revoked in Maryland.

On his person Howard had over $2,000 in cash, a 5-inch steak knife.

He was transported to the Western district and will face the following charges:

-Multiple traffic charges

-Possession with the intent to distribute

-Possession of CDS

-Possession of a concealed deadly weapon

02 Apr

Man shot in Severn identified, warrant issued for suspect

SEVERN, Md. (WBFF)– The 31-year-old man shot and killed in Severn on Friday night has been identified.

Officials have identified the victim as Patrick Maurice Dixon, 31, of Glen Burnie.

Police have also issued a warrant for the arrest of 22-year-old Daquan Darryl Pack, of Glenn Burnie as the alleged shooter.

Dixon was shot in the area of Meade Village Road near Reece Road April 1, just a few minutes after 8 p.m. An officer already in the area heard gunfire and was able to confirm from a witness that someone had been shot.

The officer located the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to the Baltimore Washington Medical Center by the local fire department. Less than thirty minutes later he was pronounced deceased.

Homicide Detectives along with the assistance of the Evidence Collection Unit canvased the area conducting interviews with witness who observed the shooting and subsequent murder of Dixon. Pack and Dixon had some type of altercation in a residential parking lot, according to preliminary investigations. This may have been a targeted event, police say.

Police say they are following up on a few leads and they don’t believe that the community is in danger.

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Pack, he will be charged with first-degree murder, second-degree murder, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, handgun on a person and reckless endangerment.

Daquan Pack is considered armed and dangerous; anyone with information on his location is urged to call 911 or the Anne Arundel County Homicide Unit at 410-222-4700.

02 Apr

Man in bandages robs Elkridge bank

ELKRIDGE, Md. (WBFF)– The Howard County Police along with Montgomery County detectives are searching for a man who robbed a bank in Elkridge and may be connected to a bank robbery in Laurel.

The robbery took place around 1:45 p.m. on April 1, at the Capitol One Bank on Marshalee Drive inside of the Lynwood Square shopping center.

Police say the male suspect entered the bank and implied that he had a weapon. The suspect demanded money from the teller. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect left the location.

The suspect is described as black male last seen wearing glasses, gray sweatpants and a blue hoodie. He was also wearing a white neck brace and white bandages cover part of his face.

Police say he may be connected to another robbery that occurred just 45 minutes prior at the Sandy Spring at Howard bank.

Anyone with information should call 410-313-STOP.

A $1,500 reward is being offered for any information that will lead the arrest of the suspect.

01 Apr

Cyclist hit-and-run injures 4-year-old girl

COLUMBIA, Md. (WBFF)– A 4-year-old girl will spend the next couple of months inside a body cast after she was struck by a bicyclist on Monday, police say.

Howard County police are currently searching for a Hispanic or white male, last seen wearing all red.

The accident occurred on March 28, during the 2’oclock hour on the edge of a path on the Patuxent Branch Trail near Broken Staff where the child was walking with her parents.

Police say the bicyclist who was approaching the family from behind rang his bell as to alert them of his presence. In the process of moving the child was struck. The unidentified male stopped to check to see if the child was okay before getting back on his bike and rode away.

The child was seriously injured, but is currently listed in critical condition.

Officers canvased the area in hopes of locating and identifying the cyclist. Unfortunately they were unable to locate him and cannot confirm any exact details on his appearance.

Howard County police are offering up to $1,000 reward for any information that will confirm the identity of the cyclist.

Anyone with information should call the Howard County Police Tip Line at 410-313-STOP.