By Michelle Richardson
Special to the AFRO
Two members of the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) have been arrested and charged with a hit-and-run accident in Parkville, according to Baltimore County Police. Two other city cops had their guns confiscated also in Baltimore County.
Officers Akeem Olajuwon Nelson and Danielle Renee White were caught on an off-duty officer’s camera striking the rear and drivers side of a parked car on Hillsway Avenue and Lyle Court at 1:30 a.m. on March 1.
Two Baltimore City Police officers, Akeem Olajuwon Nelson and Danielle Renee White were arrested and charged recently for an alleged hit and run accident in Baltimore County. Two additional city officers were detained in Baltimore County last weekend. (Courtesy Photo)
The Honda automobile Nelson and White were driving kept moving after the collision, then became disabled and stopped. Responding officers saw the pair walking away from the accident and stopped them.
According to police the city officers made false statements. Officials did not say if Nelson or White was driving.
The passenger was arrested after causing a loud disturbance at the scene. Both Nelson and White were released on their own recognizance.
The BPD released a statement on the arrests saying: “We have received information from the Baltimore County Police Department in reference to a hit-and-run incident involving two Baltimore City Officers,” the statement reads.
“Members from our Public Integrity Bureau are currently investigating this incident. We cannot comment any further on this pending investigation.”
On Feb. 29, , two more BPD officers had their guns confiscated after an altercation in a Towson parking garage.
Baltimore County Police said they were notified at about 2:13 a.m. on Feb. 29, to a parking garage on Virginia Ave. for a call of a verbal disturbance.
The responding officers determined the two men involved were off-duty police officers who were in possession of their firearms at the time of the disturbance according to police.
The firearms of both officers were confiscated, but they were not arrested according to Baltimore County Police. The names of those officers have not been released and police did not say what the altercation was about or if it involved others.