Friday, June 30, 2017

Maryland security officer helps police capture liquor thieves

GAITHERSBURG, MD. June 30 2017- Two Maryland men have been charged with taking more than $21,000 worth of alcohol from trucks parked a county facility.
Police in Montgomery County said in a statement that the alcohol was stolen from trucks parked at the Department of Liquor Control warehouse in Gaithersburg. Police say that the Department of Liquor Control reported more than half a dozen thefts from February to May.
During a theft May 28, Department of Liquor Control security saw a suspect on video and called police. Police approached the driver of a car parked near the warehouse and found multiple stolen boxes of alcohol.

The driver, 27-year-old Jean Auguste of Lanham, was arrested. Police say 31-year-old Kelvin Eugene Snowden Jr., a Department of Liquor Control employee, was arrested Wednesday and charged in the case.

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