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MISSING: Brannon Achimbi, 11, Laurel


LAUREL, Md. (WUSA 9) -- Anne Arundel County Police Department's Director of Media Relations, T.J. Smith confirmed that missing 11-year-old, Brannon Achimbi, has been located and is safe.

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Anne Arundel Police are looking for 11-year-old Brannon Achimbi of Laurel, Maryland. Brannon was last seen at his home on Thursday at 200 Charlotte Drive, in Laurel, Maryland wearing a "Duck Dynasty" t-shirt and camouflage shorts.

Police say that Brannon frequently runs away and visits shopping centers. Police have information he might have visited the Wal-Mart in Laurel on Friday.

Anne Arundel County Police ask that anyone with information on Brannon please contact them at 410-222-8610 or call 911 and give police report #2014-722936.


FOUND: Daniel James Ennos, 13, Laurel


LAUREL, Md. (WUSA9) -- Prince George's County police say a 13-year-old boy who was missing from Laurel has returned home in good health.

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Police said Daniel James Ennos, of Cherry Lane in Laurel, was last seen Friday at 7:30 a.m.

Ennos is described as a black boy, 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs around 130 pounds. Ennos was last seen wearing a white polo shirt, khaki shorts, and black crew shorts.

If you have any information on his whereabouts, please call the Prince George's County Police Department Regional Investigation Division at 301-699-2601.


4 suspects sought in Md. robbery


LAUREL, Md. (WUSA9) -- Anne Arundel County Police are looking for four suspects in connection with robbing a 17-year-old teen Friday night in Laurel, Md.

Police said the 17-year-old teen was leaving a party around 10 p.m. when the suspects went up to him.

One of the suspects demanded his wallet and cell phone, authorities said. Police said the victim did not hand over his belongings so the suspect punched him several times in the face.

Authorities said the suspect fled the scene on foot with the 17-year-old's property.

The victim was taken to the hospital for injuries to his face.

Police say the suspect who assaulted the victim was a black male, wearing a dark shirt, about 5 feet 8 inches tall and with a medium build.

The other three suspects were also black males.


Md. 9-year-old robbed, suspect sought


LAUREL, Md. (WUSA9) -- Anne Arundel County Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a 9-year-old boy while he was walking near the intersection of Red Clay Road and Old Annapolis Road in Laurel, Md.

Police said the incident happened around 3:13 p.m. Friday when the suspect approached the boy and asked if he knew what time it was.

The 9-year-old pulled out his phone and the suspect grabbed the phone. After the phone fell on the ground the suspect picked it up and fled on foot with the phone.

Authorities said the victim was not hurt.

Police are on the lookout for a black male in his late teens, with a crew cut and a dark hoodie.

Call Anne Arundel County Police Department at 410 222 8700 if you have any information.


WANTED: Suspect robs 2 Md. stores minutes apart


LAUREL, Md. (WUSA9) -- Prince George's County Police Department is searching for a suspect involved in two robberies only 20 minutes apart in Laurel on May 31.

Police said the suspect used a hat to disguise his appearance in both of the robberies.

The robbery happened in the 13000 block Laurel Bowie Road in Laurel at 9:39 p.m. Twenty minutes later, the second robbery occurred at the drug store in the 12000 block of Laurel Bowie Road at 9:59 p.m.

If you know this suspect's identity or have information that could help our detectives, please call 301-772-4905 or Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS.

Laurel mosquito spraying program to start


LAUREL, Md. (WUSA9) -- Laurel Mayor, Craig A. announced Tuesday that this year's mosquito spraying program is starting and will continue through the month of September.

Authorities said trucks from the Maryland Department of Agriculture-Mosquito Section will be in Laurel on Sundays starting at dusk until 1 a.m. The spraying is city-wide.

According to authorities, spraying will usually start in the areas off of Contee Road and then go through the city, ending in the Patuxent Glen Community.

The spraying agent is Biomist 30 + 30 and is not harmful to pets, authorities said. The spray disperses in about 30 minutes, and is not harmful to people, however authorities said it is best to avoid direct contact.

Truck drivers will try to avoid spraying if people are outside in that particular area.

Laurel police chief helps stop drunk driver


LAUREL, Md. (WUSA9) -- Laurel Police Chief Richard McLaughlin's attempt to help a man out of a bind led to a drunken driving arrest Monday morning.

Officials say McLaughlin stopped on his way to work to help a man change a flat tire. During the stop, McLaughlin noticed the strong smell of alcohol on the man's breath and called for backup to the intersection of Route 198 and Route 197.

When pressed for identification or a driver's license, the driver presented McLaughlin with a temporary Maryland driver's license, which raised the chief's suspicions because suspected drunk drivers are given those ID's until their cases go to court, he said.

The responding officers transported 28-year-old Thank Khual to the College Park Barracks for a sobriety test, where police say he blew a .36 BAC, more than four times the legal limit.