Maryland police stated the guardian of 4 teens arrested for auto theft final week arrived to choose them up in a stolen vehicle.
The Charles County Police Department stated officers patrolling in Waldorf, Maryland, at about 1 p.m. on May 16 noticed two Hyundai automobiles in entrance of a enterprise. A pc examine revealed they have been reported stolen.
When the officers tried to conduct a site visitors cease, the drivers of the 2 automobiles sped off.
At the identical time, a dispatcher took a 911 name a few group of suspects that entered a enterprise and stole merchandise earlier than fleeing in two automobiles that matched the automobiles the officers have been making an attempt to cease.
The suspects received out of the automobiles at a Park and Ride lot and tried to cover, although the officers have been in the end ready to apprehend them with none additional incident.
From the 2 automobiles, police arrested 18-year-old Deshaun Deamonte Whitaker and 21-year-old Vincent Lee Alston, each of Washington, D.C., who have been each charged with theft, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and rogue and vagabond.
Whitaker was launched on $2,000 bond and Alston was held with out bond in the Charles County Detention Center.
Four juveniles have been additionally arrested and charged with theft and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.
Police stated a feminine guardian was set to choose up the 4 juveniles, however the guardian and two different females arrived in what appeared to be one other stolen vehicle, which left after the three girls have been dropped off on the police station.
Officers positioned the vehicle on a close-by avenue, which reportedly had a damaged again window and steering column harm. When the officer ordered everybody out of the vehicle, the motive force fled, almost hitting one of the officers.
All the occupants received out of the vehicle after the motive force drove a brief distance, and it was decided the vehicle was stolen from one other jurisdiction.
Anthony Matthew Stewart, 19, of Washington, D.C., was driving the vehicle and arrested after a quick chase on foot. He was charged with first- and second-degree assault, unauthorized use of a vehicle and offering a false title to police. Stewart additionally reportedly had lively warrants for his arrest.
Also in the vehicle have been three juveniles who have been apprehended. One of the juveniles, a 16-year-old boy, had lively arrest warrants, and a 13-year-old lady was reported lacking from one other county. All three juveniles have been charged with theft and unauthorized use of a vehicle.
The three girls who picked up the 4 juveniles earlier that day – Carlisa Monnae Blackeney, 18, of Washington, D.C., and Mahkiyh McQuinn-Woodly, 18, of Hagerstown, Maryland – have been charged with theft, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, offering a false title, and rogue and vagabond.
Both Blakeney and McQuinn-Woodly have been launched on $2,000 bond, whereas Stewart was held on a $25,000 bond.
Police stated the occupants in all three automobiles knew one another.