PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (Jan. 20, 2009) - The Prince Frederick Barrack of the Maryland State Police (MSP) today released the following incident and arrest report.
IMPERSONATING COUNTY EMPLOYEE, THEFT: Troopers from the Prince Frederick Barrack responded to a business on North Prince Frederick Boulevard in Prince Frederick for a reported theft. The investigation revealed that at approximately 3:45pm, an unknown person entered the business and approached the manager stating he worked for Calvert County Public Works. The person was described as follows: black, male, 30-40 yrs old, 5'9", 160lbs, wearing a blue sweat shirt, tan pants and a white hard hat / helmet.
The suspect told the manager that he had to inspect the water system and was allowed access to back office areas. The suspect stole cash and personal checks from an office and fled the business. The suspect was not a county employee and the name provided to the manager was later found to be false.
If encountered with this situation, citizens are reminded to ask for identification and, if not satisfied, inquire about a telephone number where the request can be verified. If in doubt, contact the police immediately.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the Maryland State Police at (410)535-1400. As always, you may remain anonymous.