The boardwalk shops in Ocean City, Maryland, are a place of intrigue for many people. The colorful wares and amazing shops seem to just pull people in. Sadly for two teens, the decision to visit those shops and their alleged actions while there now have them facing criminal charges.
In these days of digital access, a person's identifying information can be used in a variety of ways. One of those ways is for financial purposes. Some people might decide to use the personal identifying information of someone else to gain financially or for a variety of other reasons. This information can be a name, birth date, drivers' license number, Social Security number or any other information. It is important for our Maryland readers to know some basic information about identity theft.
Being charged with shoplifting is something that can be disheartening, especially when the charge is because of a misunderstanding. For people who have been charged with shoplifting, it is important to understand a few points about shoplifting charges. Our Maryland readers might find these points interesting.
An employee who was working at a casino in Maryland allegedly decided to take a chance to bring home some extra cash after spotting a pile of $100 bills at work. He grabbed the money before ending his shift, and the total value of the stack was $150,000.
The lure to get things can sometimes lead people to do so through methods that aren't normally used. Taking things in this method can sometimes lead to criminal charges. For two Maryland men, having things in their possession that were taken from other people has resulted in them facing theft charges.
Three Maryland men are facing charges in connection with their alleged conspiracy to steal prescription drugs from two federal military hospitals. It is alleged that two of the men, who worked as pharmacy technicians at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, were involved in a scheme to steal prescription drugs from hospital pharmacies where they were stored and to sell the drugs to a third party, who was also charged. One of the two pharmacy technicians, age 61, allegedly stole Norditropin and Botox from Walter Reed and sold these drugs to the second technician, a 42-year-old man. The 42-year-old is also accused of stealing Norditropin from Fort Belvoir and then selling all of the drugs to the third party, a 39-year-old.
Estimates from police claim that about 10,000 gallons of diesel fuel were stolen from January to August 2013 in Anne Arundel County. In early September, police received clues from an unidentified source that implicated a 49-year-old man in the thefts. Police claim that they later observed this individual stealing diesel fuel on two separate instances in August, but they did not say how this related to the other thefts.
Two Anne Arundel County women have been charged with theft and other crimes after allegedly stealing items from a car that was parked in a parking lot at the Marley Station Mall in Glen Burnie. The two women reportedly attempted to evade police by driving away, which led to a foot chase involving one of the women through the mall before she was taken into custody.
Three Maryland men were taken into custody for their roles in an alleged prescription fraud scheme that authorities say netted them over $2.5 million. Aggravated identity theft charges the men face are in addition to one count each of health care fraud.
A Baltimore County police dog helped apprehend a burglary suspect on May 1. The alleged crime occurred at 11:22 p.m. in the 600 block of Charing Cross Road in Catonsville. Police were called to the scene after a homeowner heard a noise outside and then saw a man walking toward the garage.