Witnesses Surround, Detain Suspect Attempting to Open Cars in Hanover Parking Lot
Updated: Tuesday, February 18 2014, 05:15 PM EST
Police say witnesses surrounded a suspect who was attempting to open the doors of several parked cars in a Hanover Parking lot and detained him until officers arrived on the scene.
Police responded to the parking lot on Teague road on Tuesday at approximately 7:50 a.m. Witnesses said they saw the man attempting to open the doors of vehicles and observed him attempting to remove items from the inside of the car he was able to open.
When officers arrived at the scene they recognized the suspect from an arrest the previous day involving "multiple incidents" of shoplifting at Arundel Mills Mall.
Alex Jacob Jones, 18, was arrested and 9 tablets of Oxycodone were found in his possession. Jones has been charged with three counts rogue & vagabond as well as one count of attempted theft and CDS possession.
Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is asked to contact Corporal Roger Crawford at 410-222-0045 or Metro Crime Stoppers.