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Crime Alerts - Continued

Keeping You Informed

Anne Arundel Community College complies with the "Jeanne Clery Campus Safety Act" by informing the campus community of recent criminal activity and safety concerns in a timely manner. The college maintains a safe environment for students to learn, for faculty to teach and for administration and staff to work, by increasing awareness of crimes committed on campus.

If you have any information relating to any of these crimes, please call the AACC Public Safety and Police Department at 410-777-1818 or the Anne Arundel County Police Department at 410-222-6145. You may also use the "Silent Witness" feature in Related Links to send the information anonymously.



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ANNE ARUNDEL COMMUNITY COLLEGE

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY & POLICE

CRIME ALERTS 


November 17, 2008: AA Co. Pd. # 2008-749060

On November 17, 2008, at approximately 3:30 PM public safety received an anonymous call from a female who stated the following: At approximately 2:00 PM today, she was walking in D lot on the Arnold campus when she was approached by a male subject who asked her for directions to Rt. 70. She gave him directions and the man attempted to put his hand down her pants. She got into her vehicle and left the college. She described the man as older with gray hair, tan complexion, wearing a white collared long sleeve shirt. She did not see him get into any vehicle. If you have information relating to this crime, please call Public Safety at 410-777-1818.

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February 7, 2006; AA Co. Pd. #2006-705393

On February 6, 2008, at approximately 7:10 p.m., the Public Safety Officer working at AACC at Arundel Mills was contacted by a female student and told that a male suspect exposed himself to her as she entered the main lobby. She gave a description to the officer who searched the building and found an individual matching the description. The victim identified the suspect as the person who exposed himself. The suspect was taken to the Public Safety Office and interviewed. The victim identified the suspect, but did not want to press charges. All the suspect info was turned over to A.A. County Police Sex Crimes Unit for further investigation. A copy of the report was forwarded to the Dean of Students. If you have information relating to this crime, please call Public Safety at 410-777-1818.

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January 19, 2006; AA Co. Pd. #2006-702683

On January 19, 2006, at approximately 1230 hours, a student reported that his vehicle was stolen. He advised Public Safety that he parked his 2004 red VW Jetta on “A” lot at approximately 0830 hours. He returned to “A” lot at approximately 1220 hours and found the vehicle missing. He told Public Safety that he lost the key to his vehicle somewhere on campus during the morning. Public Safety searched the parking lots for the vehicle with negative results. There is no further information at this time. The county police were notified and are investigating the crime.

If you have information relating to his crime, please call Public Safety at 410-777-1818.

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August 9, 2005; AA Co. Pd. #2005-732412

On August 8, 2005, sometime between 3 p.m. and 4:20 p.m., person(s) unknown removed the wallet from the purse of an employee in the CALT building. The purse was located on the floor next to the desk. There are no suspects at this time.

If you have information relating to this crime, please call Public Safety at 410-777-1818.

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May 26, 2005; AA Co. Pd.# 2005-721008

On May 25, 2005, at approximately 3:30 p.m., the public safety officer working at AACC at Arundel Mills was contacted by a student and told that person(s) unknown had entered his vehicle and popped the ignition in an attempt to steal it. The student had parked his vehicle on the lot at 8 a.m. that morning. Even though there were a number of valuable items in plain view in the vehicle, nothing was taken. The police and mall security were contacted. It was learned that a number of vehicles parked on the mall lot had also been accessed and their ignitions popped.

No suspect(s) at this time. If you have information relating to this crime, please call Public Safety at 410-777-1818.

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February 21, 2005; AA Co. Pd.# 2005-706614 & 706640

On February 18, 2005, about 3:25 p.m., a subject was observed stealing money from an employee’s purse which was left unsecured in her office in the Glen Burnie Town Center. The suspect fled the building. The suspect was observed by a number of employees in the building on February 17th and 18th going to rooms saying he was checking ceiling titles.

Another employee had rings in her coat which were found missing when she returned home. The suspect had also been in her room allegedly working on ceiling tiles.

There is a group of thieves who operate out of Baltimore City who will walk into offices looking for purses and wallets, which are not secured. They will use the excuse of checking for leaks in the ceiling tiles or say they are looking for a job application. They target colleges/universities because of the volume of people and the number of unsecured offices and desks.

Suspect Information: Black Male; 5’6" tall; 40’s; average build; wearing a red sweatshirt, dark blue pants, and a dark colored skullcap.

If you have any information about this crime, please call the County Police Department at 410-222-6145 or the College Department of Public Safety at 410-777-1818.

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February 3, 2005; A.A.Co. Pd. #2005-704365

On February 2, 2005, between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., person(s) unknown broke into three vehicles parked on the CADE parking lot and stole car stereo systems and CDs. Public Safety was called at 4:10 p.m. and notified of the theft. A search of “F” lot and the surrounding lots were made with negative results. There are no suspects at this time. The county police department is investigating the crime.

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September 16, 2004; A.A.Co. Pd. #2004-737939

On September 15, 2004, at approximately 1:09 p.m., the public safety officer working at AACC at Arundel Mills, observed a person breaking into a motor vehicle on the college parking lot. He approached the suspect and asked what he was doing. The suspect told the officer he was waiting for a friend. The officer asked for identification and the suspect pulled a screwdriver from under his shirt pointed it at the officer and fled from the lot toward Muvico in the mall. When the suspect produced the screwdriver he also dropped a car radio, which had been stolen from a vehicle on the college lot. The county police department was called and is investigating the crime.

Suspect information: Black male, 5’11’ – 6’ 0”, 150 to 160 lbs. wearing blue jean shorts and a black tee shirt.

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November 3, 2003; A.A.Co. Pd. #2003-747464

On November 3, 2003 at approximately 2 p.m., a female student was walking to her vehicle at the Arundel Mills Campus and observed a male subject exposing himself in the parking lot. She got in her vehicle and noticed the male had moved and was now exposing himself to another female. She saw him get into a black Pontiac firebird. She followed the suspect off the parking lot and called the Anne Arundel County Police Department on her cell phone. The suspect was last seen at Rt. 713 and Pro Bass Drive. The student reported the incident to the college’s Department of Public Safety on November 4, 2003 at 4:50 p.m. The county police are investigating the case.

Suspect Information: White or Hispanic male; 20s; 5’10”, large build, wearing white t-shirt and black shorts; driving a black Pontiac firebird, Maryland Registration JNB-226.

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September 16, 2003; A.A.Co. Pd. #2003-739399

On September 15, 2003 at approximately 2:05 p.m., a female student was in her vehicle parked on “D” lot. She was looking through her book bag, which was on the passenger side of her vehicle. She turned and observed a while male exposing himself at her driver side window. She locked the doors and blew the horn. The suspect fled toward the bottom of “D” lot. The victim lost sight of the suspect. She drove around the parking lot looking for him. She thought he got into a vehicle. After about ten minutes, she drove to SSVC and called Public Safety. Public Safety responded and took a description of the suspect. A search of the area proved negative. There is no further information at this time. The county police were notified and are investigating the case.

Suspect Information: White male, early 20’s, short brown hair, thin beard, tanned, and wearing a blue tee shirt and light colored shorts.

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September 12, 2003; A.A.Co.Pd #2003-73 8816

On September 11, 2003 at approximately 9 p.m., a student was assaulted and robbed on the parking lot of the Arundel Mills campus. The student was about to enter his car when he was approached from behind and told not to turn around. One the suspects took the victim’s wallet out of his pants. The victim turned around and was struck in the face by the second suspect. The suspects took money from the victim’s wallet and fled toward the mall. The victim could not give any information about the suspects. The county police department is investigating the crime.

If you have information relating to any of these incidents, please call Public Safety at 410-777-1818 or the County Police Department at 410-222-6145.

July 23, 2003; AA Co. Pd.# 2003-730927

On July 22, 2003, at approximately 2:15 PM, a subject was found in an unoccupied office in the administration building. When confronted, he said he was, “looking for the place where you get a job application.” Staff escorted him to the HR department.

At approximately 4:30 PM, an employee in the Careers building discovered that her wallet was missing from her purse. Her office was unoccupied while she attended a meeting. The office and desk were not locked.

The group of thieves who operate out of Baltimore City will walk into offices looking for purses and wallets, which are not secured. When confronted they will usually say they are looking for a job application. They target colleges and universities because of the volume of people and the number of unsecured offices and desks.

Suspect Info: Black Male; 5’6" tall; 40’s; wearing a blue shirt and dark pants.

January 24, 2003; AA Co. Pd.# 2003-703390

On January 23, 2003, at 4:12 PM, a student was exiting her vehicle on D lot talking on her cell phone, when a male subject pushed her against her car. She dropped the phone and the suspect picked it up and fled on foot toward College Parkway. The victim was unharmed. The County Police Department is investigating the crime.

Suspect Info: White Male; 6’00" tall; slim build; wearing dark clothes.

June 27, 2002; AA Co. Pd.# 2002-726913

On June 26, 2002, at approximately 11:00 AM, in the CADE building, a suspect entered an unlocked office and removed two wallets from purses left in the office. He was observed leaving the office by one of the victims. A review of the CCTV system showed the suspect enter the office and leave fifteen seconds later.

Suspect Info: Black male, 5'10" tall, 195-210 pounds, short hair, wearing a dark baseball cap, white shorts, gray tee shirt, black and white tennis shoes, and wearing glasses.

April 9, 2002; AA Co. Pd.# 2002-714471/2002-741472/2002-741541

On April 8, 2002, a male subject was observed in the various buildings. He told people he was checking ceiling tiles. He is not part of the college's facilities staff and there was no contractor replacing tiles for the college. This same individual was seen in offices where money was taken from employees' purses. There were three larcenies from unlocked and unoccupied offices yesterday afternoon.

Suspect Info: Black male, 40-50 years old, 6' 2" tall, short black hair, wearing light blue shirt and dark blue pants.

UPDATE - January 28, 2002

On Friday January 25, 2002, at approximately 2:00 PM, a black male subject fitting the description of the person, who has been found in office areas, was seen in the Admissions office going through an employee's purse. Campus security was called and the suspect was apprehended.

The suspect was found to have in his possession gift cards from K-Mart which were purchased with a credit card which had been stolen from an office in the CADE building on January 23, 2002. The county police were contacted and the suspect was arrested.

January 23, 2002; AA Co. Pd.# 2002-703253

On January 22, 2002 at 1:45 PM, in the Florestano Building, a suspicious subject was found in a faculty member's unattended office. He was also seen in other offices in the building. He said he was looking for someone. Security was called at 2:05 PM. A search of the buildings on West Campus was conducted with negative results.

At 2:30 PM, a subject was seen leaving the records and registration office area by the Registrar. He waved to the employees as he left the area. The Registrar checked with the staff and no one knew him. Security was called at 2:34 PM. The area was searched with negative results. A credit card was stolen from one of the interior offices. It was used at 3:15 PM at a K- Mart in Pasadena.

Suspect Info: Black male, 5'8" - 5'10", short cropped hair, with a gold crown on one of his front teeth, wearing a light green dress shirt with khaki pants and rimless glasses.

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