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.
According to the Frederick County Sheriff's Office, three men were taken into custody on Dec. 16 in the early morning after allegedly robbing a local business of wire copper. Each man faces a second- and fourth-degree burglary charge along with two counts of theft between $1,000 and $10,000.
Police have accused three teenagers who are Baltimore residents of burglary after responding to an alleged burglary in Brooklyn Park. According to media sources, the three were taken into police custody after responding to an alarm at Cycle World on Richie Highway South. The 14-year-old, 16-year-old and 17-year-old face various burglary charges, and they also received juvenile citations for malicious destruction of property.
Police have taken into custody two young men that were allegedly involved with the burglary of a business at the Wisp Resort on Marsh Hill Road in McHenry. The accused, ages 18 and 19, were charged with second and fourth degree burglary and theft. The 18-year-old has been released after posting a $10,000 bond, and the 19-year-old remains jailed on a $25,000 bond.
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.
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.