QA Press Release 7/21


15-20876 Stolen Credit Card from Vehicle Suspect (1) 15-20876 Stolen Credit Card from Vehicle Suspect (2) 15-20910 Sunglass Hut Suspects (1) 15-20910 Sunglass Hut Suspects (2) 15-20910 Sunglass Hut Suspects (3) 15-20910 Sunglass Hut Suspects (4) 15-20910 Sunglass Hut Suspects (5) 15-21090 Thompson Creek Liquors Suspects (1) 15-21090 Thompson Creek Liquors Suspects (2) 15-21090 Thompson Creek Liquors Suspects (3) 15-21090 Thompson Creek Liquors Suspects (4)





INCIDENT:           Burglary / Theft

DATE / TIME:      07/10/2015 @ 1705 Hours (Reported)

LOCATION:         100 Block of Pleasant Springs Drive, Centreville


DETAILS:              John Maranto reported the theft of cash, jewelry, antique silver place settings and a Mac laptop from several secure areas of his residence. The items were estimated to have a value of $24,170. No signs of a forced entry were reported.


A check of pawn records indicated that a family member staying at the residence had pawned many of the items. On July 15th an Arrest Warrant was issued for Tyler Niko Maranto (24) of Centreville charging him with Burglary and Theft. At this time the warrant has not been served.


DEPUTY:               Dfc. Andrew Neall

CASE:                    15-20431


INCIDENT:           Stolen Vehicle

DATE / TIME:      07/11/2015 @ 0459 Hours

LOCATION:         200 Block of Tower Gardens, Stevensville


DETAILS:              Amie Nawrocki-Knapp reported her black 2005 Saturn 4 Door was missing from her residence. Victim stated her last saw the car around 0100 hours when she returned home. Owner also stated that the car was left unlocked with the keys in it. A family member discovered the car gone just before 0500 hours. The owner placed a value of the car at $10,000.


DEPUTY:               Dfc. Brad Martz

CASE:                    15-20513


INCIDENT:           Theft from Motor Vehicle / MDOP

DATE / TIME:      07/11/2015 @ 1033 Hours

LOCATION:         300 Block of Web Foot Lane, Stevensville


DETAILS:              Lori Smith reported she had left her purse in the passenger side floor of her 2002 Saab overnight. In the morning she discovered someone had cut her convertible top on the passenger side, however her purse was still in the car. Damage was estimated at $1500.


DEPUTY:               Dfc. Charles Harris

CASE:                    15-20534


INCIDENT:           Traffic / CDS / Handgun

DATE / TIME:      07/12/2015 @ 2214 Hours

LOCATION:         RT 50 @ Evans Ave., Grasonville


DETAILS:              A gray Ford Focus was stopped on RT 50 near Evans Avenue for equipment violations. The driver advised he was a college student on the eastern shore and staying with relatives in Charles County. During the stop, Dfc. Ahearn & K9 Blek arrived and scanned the car for CDS. After a positive alert, a search was done resulting in the seizure of a grinder with a small amount of marijuana. Also located in the car was an old unloaded handgun in a gym bag. The driver stated he had found the gun in the woods located on the western shore.


The gun was seized and sent to MSP for ballistic testing. At this time only a civil citation has been issued for Possession of Marijuana under 10 grams.


DEPUTY:               Dfc. Brad Martz

CASE:                    15-20747


INCIDENT:           Theft from Motor Vehicle

DATE / TIME:      07/14/2015 @ 0846 Hours (Reported)

LOCATION:         1900 Block of Harbor Drive, Chester, MD


DETAILS:              Victim David Coomes of Chester reported someone had stolen his wallet from his unlocked truck while parked in his driveway. The wallet contained several credit cards, $120 cash and a spare truck key. He also advised that his credit card had been used at 0442 that morning at a convenience store in Stevensville.


DEPUTY:               Dfc. Larry Steenken

CASE:                    15-20876


INCIDENT:           Theft

DATE / TIME:      07/14/2015 @ 1538 Hours

LOCATION:         431A Outlet Center Drive, Queenstown


DETAILS:              Employee at the Sunglass Hut reported two males had been in the store asking about various brands of sunglasses. While one stayed at the counter, the other male was waiting near the door. When another customer came in, the two left in a waiting gold Toyota Highlander. At that time it was discovered that sixteen pairs of sunglasses were missing valued at $3000.


The suspects were described as African American males in their late teens. Suspect #1 was wearing a white & blue hat, a printed hoodie and light blue jeans. Suspect #2 was wearing a red hat, leopard print shirt with khaki & red shoes.


DEPUTY:               Deputy Keith Buscemi

CASE:                    15-20910


INCIDENT:           Theft from Vehicle

DATE / TIME:      07/15/2015 @ 1746 Hours (Reported)

LOCATION:         200 Block Green Acres Lane, Queenstown


DETAILS:              Thomas Clamp reported the theft of an oil filter, an air filter, a case of oil and a pair of red “loppers” yard tool from his work truck sometime between Monday evening and Wednesday morning. The items were valued at $350. No damage to the truck was reported.


DEPUTY:               Dfc. Rudy Draper

CASE:                    15-21014


INCIDENT:           Theft from Vehicle

DATE / TIME:      07/16/2015 @ 0836 Hours

LOCATION:         Saint Claire’s Place, Stevensville


DETAILS:              Megan Traves reported she had stopped at the daycare on Saint Claire’s Place and while inside the building, someone had entered her unlocked van and stolen her purse.  The purse was a black Michael Kors valued at $350.


DEPUTY:               Dfc. Brad Martz

CASE:                    15-21054


INCIDENT:           Theft

DATE / TIME:      07/16/2015 @ 1303 Hours

LOCATION:         340 Thompson Creek Mall, Stevensville


DETAILS:              The store clerk reported that a customer in the liquor store began to ask questions about items located behind the counter. While this was occurring, a second individual hid a bottle of Patron valued at $56 in the front of his pants and fled the store. A possible suspect vehicle was a green Chevrolet HHR or Chrysler PT Cruiser.


The 1st Suspect was a white male in his 20’s wearing a blue checked shirt and a NY Yankee baseball hat. The 2nd suspect was a white male possibly 45-50 with grey hair wearing a blue shirt and jeans.


DEPUTY:               Deputy Ryan Davidson

CASE:                    15-21090


INCIDENT:           Theft / Burglary

DATE / TIME:      07/16/2015 @ 1720 Hours (Reported)

LOCATION:         2200 Block of Ruthsburg Road, Centreville


DETAILS:              Evelyn Harshbarger reported that a Model 316 John Deere lawn tractor had been stolen from her barn sometime between the evening of July 3rd to July 17th. The tractor was valued at $2000.


DEPUTY:               Deputy Scott Hogan

CASE:                    15-21121