Armed drug runner Andreas Richardson fled like a coward from crashed BMW

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Armed drug runner Andreas Richardson fled like a coward from crashed BMW

Andreas Richardson Jr, of the 800 block of Newington Avenue Balt City Police on Dec. 30, 2017

BALTIMORE, MD. — Baltimore Police report that on December 30, 2017, at approximately 12:45 am, Western District officers attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation, in the 1400 block of N. Monroe Street. The vehicle, a BMW, initially pulled over for officers, but then sped off from the location.

A short time later, the BMW was involved in a crash with another vehicle, in the 2500 block of Edmondson Avenue. The driver of the BMW was arrested after he tried to run away from the crash scene.

Officers recovered a loaded handgun from the suspect. Officers also found a handgun and drugs inside the suspects’ vehicle.

The suspect has been identified as 30-year old Andreas Richardson Jr, of 832 Newington Avenue, Baltimore, Md. He was transported to the hospital to be treated for injuries sustained in the crash.

A passenger inside the vehicle that Richardson struck was also transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

After being released from the hospital, Richardson was transported to the Central Booking and Intake Facility. He is charged with gun, drug, and traffic-related violations. Court records show Richardson was committed to jail with a preliminary hearing set for Jan. 24, 2017 in Baltimore City District Court.

Baltimore City States Attorney Marilyn Mosby dropped possession of a firearm by a convicted felon charges against Richardson on Oct. 27, 2016.

In a plea deal with prosecutor Mosby on June 18, 2015, Richardson entered a guilty plea to dealing drugs and was sentenced to four years in prison, but since this is the Maryland Alice in Wonderland Judiciary administered by the Whacky Prom Queen Prosecutor Mosby, Richardson didn’t serve four years, as evidenced by his return to his career as a drug and gun runner in 2016 and again in 2017.

Andreas Richardson Jr, of the 800 block of Newington Avenue nabbed with guns and drugs Balt City Police on Dec. 30, 2017

Northwest District

Shooting Investigation

On December 30, 2017, at approximately 8:00 pm, officers were called to an area hospital for a report of a walk-in shooting victim. With officers arrived, they found a 28-year old man being treated for gunshot wounds to his body.

Investigators believe the victim was in the 4200 block of Wabash Avenue when he was shot. Detectives from the Citywide Shooting Unit are investigating this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup.

Eastern District

Shooting Investigation

On December 30, 2017, at approximately 8:30 pm, officers were called to an area hospital for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they found a 34-year old man with gunshot wounds being treated by the hospital staff.

The victim told investigators he was in the 600 block of N. Glover Street when he was shot. Detectives from the Citywide Shooting Unit are investigating this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup.

Shooting Investigation

On December 30, 2017, at approximately 2:45 am, officers were called to an area hospital for a report of a walk-in shooting. When officers arrived, they found a 21-year old man being treated for two gunshot wounds to his leg.

Detectives are still working to determine where the shooting occurred. Anyone with information is asked to call Citywide Shooting Detectives at 410-396-2221.

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