County Police Respond To Criminal Activity

April 26, 2009

The Anne Arundel County Police Department's Northern District targeted the Brooklyn Park, Pumphrey and Morris Hill areas for a weeklong "Operation No Let Up" in response to complaints of criminal activity and quality-of-life issues, the department said.

From April 13 to April 17, detectives and officers from the Northern District's Tactical Patrol Unit, Tactical Narcotics Team, Police and Community Together, Special Enforcement Team and Eastern District focused on the area.

The program resulted in arrests that included drug and alcohol violations, serving arrest warrants, juvenile citations, traffic violations and a prostitution arrest, as well as the arrest of two juveniles operating a stolen vehicle. There also were 20 state traffic citations, 88 traffic warnings, seven parking tickets, seizure of 31 sets of fraudulent or suspended registration plates, tagging of 68 vehicles for possible towing because of registration violations and improper parking, and 22 warnings of potential zoning complaints.

Drugs were also seized, including $1,600 worth of cocaine, crack cocaine, marijuana and heroin, as well as several prescription drugs being used illegally.

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