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By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | May 27, 2014
A high-ranking Annapolis police officer was found not guilty Tuesday of assaulting his wife at their home in Easton. Capt. Christopher A. Amoia was charged with second-degree assault on April 4. Easton police said the alleged victim told police the two had been arguing and things turned physical. She told police Amoia held her against a wall with his forearm. She was not injured. The woman invoked her spousal privilege not to testify against Amoia when the case went to trial on Tuesday, according to Talbot County State's Attorney Scott G. Patterson and Amoia's attorney, Jennifer Alexander of Annapolis.
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By Pamela Wood | May 6, 2014
Opening arguments began Tuesday in the Annapolis trial of a man accused in a late night shooting nearly six years ago that left an alleged pimp dead and helped unravel a prostitution business in the state's capital city. Ricardo Humberto Rivas-Ramirez was found shot dead in a Cadillac that had rolled down Janwall Street shortly after midnight on Sept. 13, 2008, according to police and prosecutors. Beside him in the passenger's seat was a wounded passenger who police said was a prostitute in his employ.
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By Tim Swift, The Baltimore Sun | April 28, 2014
An Annapolis police officer was injured late Saturday after a truck crashed into a brick wall, sending debris onto the officer's parked car, Annapolis police said. About 11:45 p.m. Saturday, Owen Frank, 28, driving a Ford F150 truck lost control of his vehicle as he was driving in the parking lot of Fleet Reserve Club in the 100 block of Compromise St., said Cpl. Amy Miguez, a spokeswoman for the department. The truck hit a low brick wall separating the street from the parking lot, she said.
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By Tim Swift, The Baltimore Sun | April 26, 2014
An Annapolis man was arrested Friday and charged with impersonating a police officer. Kevin Hall, 47, of Annapolis was also charged with several traffic offenses, reckless driving and negligent driving. About 6:30 p.m. Friday, a woman called 911 and told dispatchers that a man driving a white van and displaying badge tried to pull her over after a minor traffic dispute on Forest Drive, Annapolis police said. The woman did not pull over and drove way from Hall, police said. Hall continued to follow the woman, but fled in his van when officers arrived, police said.
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By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | April 10, 2014
A high-ranking Annapolis police officer has been suspended after he was charged with second-degree assault in an alleged domestic dispute, according to police. Capt. Christopher A. Amoia was charged April 4, according to court records and Lt. Gregory Wright, a spokesman for the Easton Police Department. Wright said police were called to Amoia's home in Easton at 10:30 that night. The victim told police that she and Amoia had been arguing and things turned physical. Police reported that the victim told them Amoia had her against a wall with his forearm, Wright said.
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April 1, 2014
Annapolis police say a 24-year-old Edgewater man was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident after a Ford Explorer struck an electrical pole at Forest Drive and Taylor Avenue in the city, causing the road to be closed for more than 17 hours. The accident occurred at 11:19 a.m. Monday, according to Annapolis police, when the Ford Explorer struck an electrical pole near the intersection, shearing the pole from the ground. Police said the accident left power lines hanging across the intersection and both Forest Drive and Tyler Avenue were impassable.
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Dan Rodricks | March 13, 2014
Having recently interviewed the British statistician David Hand about probability principles, I suppose I should be willing to accept the following: Two men named James Elmer Bailey, both born on Oct. 15, 1962, resided in the Annapolis area at the time a woman accused one of them of punching her in the face. Hard as that might be to comprehend, probability theorists like Hand say that such a thing is far more likely than most of us believe. Among their many remarkable findings: Only 23 people need assemble in a room before it becomes more than 50 percent probable that two of them have the same birth date.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | March 5, 2014
Three people in a stolen car were followed by police officers for 10 miles through Anne Arundel County before the car spun out and they tried to run away, police said. Annapolis police said officers saw the stolen car, a 2008 Acura TL, driving near MD Route 665 near Godspeed Way shortly before 8 p.m. and followed it to Interstate 97 just beyond MD Route 50, where they attempted to pull the car over. Instead, the driver fled along I-97 before losing control and spinning out near MD Route 3. The three people in the car tried to run away but were arrested and charged with car theft, police said.
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By Tim Swift, The Baltimore Sun | March 3, 2014
A pregnant woman in labor and her boyfriend were carjacked at gunpoint as they were leaving for the hospital early Sunday morning, Annapolis police said. Around 4:30 a.m., a 911 caller alerted police that two people were being held up in 1800 block of Copeland St. When officers arrived, the suspects fled, stealing the couple's car, police said. A chase ensued but the suspects abandoned the vehicle near the unit block of Tyler Court and were apprehended by officers on foot, police said.
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By Sean Welsh, The Baltimore Sun | February 25, 2014
Annapolis Police Chief Michael Pristoop issued an apology Tuesday for inaccurate statements he made about deaths related to the legalization of marijuana in Colorado. Pristoop, in testimony regarding legalization of marijuana, stated that overdoses on marijuana led to more than 30 deaths on the first day the drug was legalized in Colorado. That data was based upon a hoax story that ran on satirical and comedy websites. "I apologize for the information I provided concerning the deaths.
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