County Police Recover Stolen Goods In South County

| June 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Police have arrested a man and woman and charged them with various counts of theft. They have also recovered a large cache of stolen goods, some of which can be traced to recent burglaries in South County.  From the Anne Arundel County Police:

In late May of 2011, the Anne Arundel County Police Department’s Southern District P.A.C.T. Unit received a tip from a citizen that the resident at 1155 Mt. Zion Marlboro Road in Lothian, Maryland, was dealing controlled dangerous substances and accepting stolen property in exchange for the drugs. As a result, the Southern District P.A.C.T. Unit and District Detective Unit worked jointly to investigate this complaint.

On June 21, 2011, detectives from Southern District and members of the Special Operations Unit executed a search and seizure warrant at 1155 Mt. Zion Marlboro Road. The homeowner, 45-year-old Ronald Cornelius Hall, was located in a detached shed on the property. Hall was taken into custody with a small amount of crack cocaine in his possession and over $1,000 in U.S. currency. Additional charges are pending against Hall. Aside from Hall, a second subject, 25-year-old Randi Spadaro, of 165 Boones Drive in Lothian, Maryland, was located and arrested for open warrants.

Detectives spent the next five hours searching the house and detached sheds on the property. The search revealed a significant amount of stolen property and suspected stolen property. In total, 180 items were recovered during the search warrant to include a U-Haul car dolly, 49 long guns (several with serial numbers removed), snow blowers, generators, power washers, weed eaters, leaf blowers, chain saws, power drills, circular saws, concrete saws,  nailing guns, fishing rods and numerous other items.

Several of the recovered items have already been linked to burglaries in the Edgewater area. Southern District has experienced an increase in thefts and burglaries involving the loss of similar items, which were recovered during this search warrant.

Anne Arundel County Police detectives are also working with the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office and the Prince George’s County Police Department to help identify owners of property. Detectives are releasing photos of the recovered property and are asking citizens to contact Detective Mark Ottey of the Southern District at 410-222-1965 or via email at [email protected] if they believe that any of the received items were taken from them. Property owners need to be prepared to show some type of proof of ownership, such as serial numbers, if they plan to claim property.

This case highlights the pivotal role that citizens in the community have in working closely with the police department to identify and reduce criminal activity. Detectives are continuing to seek information from citizens on possible suspects who were selling or trading the stolen property to Ronald Hall.


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