QA Press Release Theft From Vehicles Arrest


JOHNSON,Sean Daniel Arrest Photo JOHNSON,Sean Daniel Surveillance Photo



INCIDENT:        Theft from Vehicle
DATE:     December 29th, 2014
LOCATION:       Links Lane, Queenstown, MD

DETAILS: An employee at Queenstown Harbor Golf Course, John Anderes reported having left his wallet on his car seat while he stopped at the golf course pro shop. After leaving there, he went to run another errand and discovered three credit cards missing from the wallet. He immediately contacted the companies only to learn that there had been transactions at the 7/11 on Grange Hall Road, and at Target and Wal-Mart in Easton for a total amount of $1098.

The responding Deputy contacted the loss prevention divisions of Wal-Mart and Target who reviewed security footage of the transactions. The suspect was an African American male driving a silver or pearl white Dodge Magnum station wagon. A partial plate on the car was also supplied to the deputy.

A browse of vehicle records resulted in locating a Dodge Magnum listed to a Sean Daniel Johnson of Washington DC. With no photo available from DC motor vehicle records, several police agencies were contacted requesting a photo of Johnson from similar prior arrests. DC Metro was able to send a photo of Sean Johnson and identification of the suspect was made.

On January 5th an arrest warrant was issued for Sean Johnson however efforts to locate him were unsuccessful. Recently Johnson was located in Virginia and returned to Maryland by Montgomery County on Assault, MDOP, Unlawful taking of Motor Vehicle and Theft charges.

The Queen Anne’s warrant was served on September 23rd by Montgomery County and Johnson was held on $10,000 bond. According to Maryland Judiciary Case Search warrants from Talbot County and Bel Air, MD were also served for similar charges.

ARREST: Sean Daniel Johnson (25) from Washington DC
CHARGES: 1 Count of Rogue & Vagabond, 1 Count of Charge on Credit Card of Another and 3 Counts of Credit Card Theft.

DEPUTY: Dfc. Jason Rickard / Easton Police Department
CASE: 14-42652