LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Dec. 12, 2007) - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Department today released the following incident and arrest reports.
THEFT: On December 10, Deputy Watters responded to the WalMart in California, Maryland for the report of a shoplifter. Investigation revealed the suspect, Jacob Steven Traas, 22, of Ridge, Maryland, was observed by WalMart loss prevention officers attempting to steal a digital camera, by concealing it in his clothing. The camera was recovered and Traas was placed under arrest and charged with Theft Under $100. He was transported to the Detention Center pending a bond hearing before the District Court Commissioner.
PRESCRIPTION FRAUD: On December 10, 2007 DFC Kirkner responded to the CVS Pharmacy in California, Maryland for the reported fraud. His investigation revealed the suspect, Sylbl Margarette Scott, 36, of Patuxent River, Maryland, attempted to use a forged prescription to obtain LORTAB, a Schedule III controlled substance. She was arrested and charged with one count of attempting to obtain a controlled dangerous substance (Schedule III) by forging a prescription. She was transported to the Detention Center pending a bond hearing before the District Court Commissioner.