Police Seize Loaded Gun From Teen in Brooklyn Park

Anne Arundel County Police seized a loaded gun from an 18-year old suspect in Brooklyn Park. 

On June 8, 2021 at approximately 3:50 p.m., officers responded to the area of West Meadow Road and Belle Grove Road in Brooklyn Park for a report of a subject waving a handgun in the air. When officers arrived, a witness identified the male with the handgun. The suspect began to flee as officers exited their vehicles, however was quickly apprehended after a foot pursuit. 

During the pursuit, the suspect discarded a loaded silver .40 caliber Smith and Wesson handgun which was recovered by pursuing officers. 

The suspect was arrested, charged and identified as:

Nicholas Joseph Noel
DOB: 8/15/2002
4000 block of Ritchie Highway
Brooklyn, Maryland