Annapolis Man Arrested for Child Sex Abuse; Info Sought in Robbery

March 28, 2014

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Criminal Investigation Division – Major Crimes Section


On March 20, 2014 detectives from the Anne Arundel County Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division received information in reference to reports of a possible child sex abuse.


During the course of the investigation, evidence was obtained that Andrew Dickinson Grabau had sexually abused a child over a several month period in 2013.  Grabau had been hired by the victim’s parents to babysit. Family members indicated to investigators that they left their child in the care of Grabau on numerous occasions between April 2013 and October 2013. 


andrewBased on the investigation charges were filed against Grabau. On March 27th, 2014 Andrew Dickinson Grabau, was arrested on a warrant.  He was charged with Sex Abuse of a Minor, 3rd & 4th Degree Sex Offenses, and 2nd Degree Assault, stemming from the investigation that was initiated on March 20th, 2014. The offenses took place at the victims residence.


Anyone with information or concerns regarding Andrew Dickinson Grabau is encouraged to contact Detective Joshua Williams at 410-222-3484. 




Andrew Dickinson Grabau, 22, 2976 Poplar Trail Annapolis, Maryland


He was released on $25,000.00 bail.  




Western District


Robbery/InfoSought                                                                                                             Laurel


On March 23, 2014, at approximately 8:12 p.m. a female victim was exiting her vehicle in front of her apartment building near 3407 Holly Creek Drive, Laurel, MD when she was approached by a black male suspect who was armed with a silver handgun. 


The suspect demanded her purse, keys and cellphone. When the victim refused to turn over her keys, the suspect pulled back the slide on his handgun and threatened to kill the victim.  The suspect took the purse and keys and fled, throwing the keys in the parking lot. The suspect fled in a small silver four-door vehicle, leaving in an unknown direction. 


These images were captured of the possible suspects in the area soon after the robbery. These suspects were using the victim’s credit cards. 


If you recognize either of these individuals, please contact Detective Jeff Golas at 410-222-6155.  


Youtube Link to video and still picture of suspects:




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