Officers recover two stolen vehicles
Suspects stole two vehicles to commit thefts in La Plata, Port Tobacco, Welcome and Nanjemoy.
While responding to a stolen vehicle report in Welcome, officers found an abandoned car on Melody Acres Drive with the keys inside. Officers disocovered that the vechile was stolen from Linden Lane in La Plata, which the suspects used to commit thefts in La Plata and Port Tobacco.
After abandoning the car, the suspects stole a pickup truck from Melody Acres Drive and committed more thefts from unlocked vehicles before dumping the truck in a ditch on Maryland Point Road in Nanjemoy. Officers recovered stolen property in the car.
Crime scene processors responded to the incidents and processed the vehicles, according to the press release.
Pfc. S. Miller, Pfc. J. Austin and Cpl. S. Brown are investigating the incidents.