Baltimore Police Order Nuisance Hearing to Address Criminal Activity at Club 410
By Anthony Guglielmi, Director Public Affairs Section
Tuesday, March 3, 2009; 1:46 pm
The Baltimore City Police Department (BPD) has requested that the owners of Club 410 (4500 Belair Rd) appear at a public nuisance hearing to address repeated crimes of violence at the location. A formal notice was delivered to management and property agents on Tuesday afternoon.Over the past several months, police have evaluated calls for service and arrest information and have determined that activity at the establishment poses a considerable threat to public safety. The hearing notice to management outlines five significant incidents involving storage of illegal firearms, shootings, assaults and sale of narcotics that have taken place since August of 2008. Over the past eight weeks alone, police have responded to seven significant calls for service ranging from aggravated assaults to liquor board violations. Additionally, Police have also seized several firearms from the location.
The hearing will take place at Baltimore Police Headquarters on Monday March 16th at 1pm.
Under city code, the Police Department has the authority to order the closure of all or a portion of the business if it is found to meet the definition of a public nuisance.
For more information, contact BPD Public Affairs Section at 410-396-2012
Updated: 03/04/09; 9:50 am