Edgewater Man Arrested on Weapons Charge, Anne Arundel County Police Say

Anne Arundel County Police officials today said an Edgewater man was arrested on a weapons charge for unsafely using a firearm in a residential area.  

On September 18, 2020 at approximately 4:15 p.m., officers responded for a report of gunshots fired behind a residence in the 3800 block of Holly Drive in Edgewater. Upon arrival, officers met with a person residing at the residence where the shots were fired, and through investigation, determined that the resident fired a shotgun into the ground within 100 yards of an adjacent residence. The resident, Bailey Joseph Staples, 19, was arrested and charged accordingly.