Annapolis police, responding to reports of drug dealing, found five bags of crack cocaine at a city apartment complex early Friday.
Officers searched two men fitting a caller's description of alleged drug dealers, but the search turned up no drugs, police said.
A few minutes later, the officers searched the area in the 100 block of Taylor Avenue and found five plastic bags containing an unspecified amount of crack about 12:10 a.m., police said.
The drugs will be destroyed, police said.
HANDGUN, 4 BULLETS TAKEN FROM BOY, 17
A 17-year-old Baltimore youth was arrested at an Annapolis recreation center after police said they found a handgun and four bullets in his pockets.
Police said they received a report that a youth wearing a gray shirt and a cap with a propeller on top had been carrying a handgun around West Washington Street Tuesday afternoon.
Officers spotted a youth matching that description at the Stanton Center on West Washington Street, searched him and found a silver handgun and four bullets in his pockets, police said.
The boy, charged with as a juvenile with handgun possession, was released to his mother.
MAN IS STABLE AFTER KNIFING
An 18-year-old Laurel man was in stable condition Thursday at Prince George's Hospital Center in Cheverly after being stabbed during an argument in Crofton.
Police said John WesleyMilstead, of the 9000 block Dumhart Road, confronted two men about some money that was stolen from him earlier that night.
A fight broke out and one of the men stabbed Milstead in the groin area, police said.
Police described the first assailant as black, about 18 years old, 160 pounds and wearing blue jeans with a red shirt.
The second assailant was described as a black, about 16, weighing 200 poundsand wearing white shorts with a black shirt.
A compilation of some of the crimes reported to Anne Arundel County police and state police:
Unit block of Fleet Street, Aug: 28, entry gainedthrough window. Compact-disc player, tuner, 10-speed bicycle stolen from home. Loss: $700.
100 block of Dogwood Road, Aug. 29-29, entry gained by unknown means. Locked, county-owned 1986 Oldsmobile stolen from parking lot of Georgetown East Elementary School. Loss: $10,000.
200 block of Jones Station Road: Aug. 27, entry gained through the door. Appliances taken. Loss: $1,060.
900 block of Autumn Valley Lane: Aug. 27, entry gained through the door. Unknown property taken.
1600 block of Marley Road: Aug. 29, entry gained through the door. Jewelry taken. Loss: $1,450.
500 block of Tranquil Court: Aug. 28, entry gained through the door. Nothing taken.
200 block of Old Solomons Island Road, Aug. 29; purse stolen from shopping cart in parking lot of Ames store. Loss: $75.
400 block of South Carolina Avenue: Aug. 28, entry gained through the door. Dirt bike taken.