Police Arrest Edgewater Man for Drugs and Tampering with a Car in Shady Side Overnight

Anne Arundel County Police arrested an Edgewater man overnight for tampering with a car in Shady Side. The incident happened around 3 a.m. in the 4900 block of Beech Street, according to police spokesman Lt. T.J. Smith. This is in the neighborhood of Avalon Shores.

Smith said that officer saw a victim confronting the suspect, identified as Brian Anthony Jackson, 36, of the 800 block of Shore Drive in Edgewater. Police say that Jackson was carrying a power saw and police learned that he had been seen with a flashlight inside two cars that belonged to the victim and a neighbor.

Brian Jackson

Brian Jackson

Police detained Jackson. During a search, police found two GPS devices in his coat sleeve along with a flashlight and a pill bottle with three pills in another person’s name, a cola can fashioned into a smoking device and a burnt spoon, Smith said.

Police are trying to identify the owners of the property. Jackson has been charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, paraphernalia possession and tampering with an automobile. Additional charges are pending. Anyone with information on this case is asked to the Southern District at 410-222-1960.

In a separate incident in Tracy’s Landing on Saturday, a dump truck driver was seriously injured when his truck crashed into a tree. The incident happened just before 8 a.m. on E. Bay Front Road between Nutwell Sudley Road and Route 2.

On Saturday, April 05, 2014, at approximately 7:54 a.m., officers from the Southern District responded to E. Bay Front Rd between Nutwell Sudley Rd and Rt. 2 for a reported personal injury accident. The police report named the location as Tracy’s Landing, but the U.S. Post Office thinks it is in Deale.

Witnesses at the scene said that the dump truck was traveling westbound on Bay Front Road when the operator lost control of the vehicle, crossed the center line into the eastbound lane, went over the guardrail into an embankment and crashed into the tree, according to the report.

Smith said that the dump truck driver, 20, was seriously injured. He was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma center via helicopter. He is listed in stable condition. There were no other occupants in the vehicle. Officers from the Traffic Safety Unit responded to the scene to assist, however Southern District Patrol will assume responsibility of the investigation.

The name of the driver was not released to the media.


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