HANOVER, Md. - Three thousand rounds of law enforcement grade ammunition were stolen out of a U.S. Marshal’s trailer. In a post 9/11 world, such a crime would normally give reason to panic.
But the thieves didn’t get very far.
It was about 2 a.m. Sunday when an Anne Arundel County police officer saw a car hit a curb and come to a stop.
The driver, 18-year-old Brandon Shreve, and two other teenagers were inside the car.
The officer found the ammunition, which the three admitted to stealing after breaking into a U.S. Marshal’s trailer in Hanover.
Police do not believe this incident is part of a bigger plot.
“These guys did not have any weapons on them or access to any weapons,” a police spokesman said. “So we didn't have a huge public safety concern that there was any type of plot. We just think that they got their hands on some ammunition and they randomly went into this particular storage container and that's what they happened to find."
The boys were also charged with stealing car parts of a Ford Mustang.
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