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Md. police raid wrong apartment

June 08, 2007

Md. police raid wrong apartment

By Andrea F. Siegel
The Baltimore Sun
BALTIMORE, Md. Wearing masks and carrying rifles, Annapolis police officers attempting to execute a search warrant broke down the door of an apartment, set off a percussion grenade that released smoke and a flash of light and noise, and kicked one occupant in the groin.

Then they realized that they were at the wrong address.

The botched raid startled a Salvadoran immigrant couple with limited English who were cooking dinner. They thought their home was being burglarized when about a dozen police officers converged on their Annapolis apartment about 8:20 p.m. Wednesday.

Full story: Md. police raid wrong apartment

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