Minor damage sustained
By somd.com Staff Writers
CALIFORNIA, Md. (March 13, 2011) - The Maryland State Fire Marshal reports that a marked Chevrolet Impala police cruiser, belonging to the Greenbelt Police Department, was firebombed on Friday. Investigators say unknown suspect(s) threw a molotov cocktail against the vehicle sometime between midnight and 9 a.m. while it was parked in Golden Beach in Mechanicsville.
Deputy Fire Marshals Caryn Moreland and Melissa Bean investigated. They say very minor damage resulted; the financial loss was placed at $250.
No firefighters were called to the scene.
The damaged vehicle was discovered and reported by an off-duty Greenbelt police officer.
Anyone with information in reference to this incident is asked to call the Southern Region Office at 443-550-6831.