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70 boxes of U.S. Air Marshals ammo found in car

Linthicum man, two juveniles charged

By Chris Kaltenbach, The Baltimore Sun

3:11 PM EDT, October 20, 2013

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A Linthicum man and two juveniles were arrested Sunday, authorities said, after police searched a car and found 70 boxes of ammunition belonging to the U.S. Air Marshals.

At 1:49 a.m., a patrol officer on Hammonds Lane saw a black Chevy strike a curb, drive down Robinwood Road and park on Cresswell Road, Anne Arundel County police reported. As the vehicle sat with its lights off, the officer approached the driver, who said he was checking for damage, police said.

The boxes of ammunition, of a type authorized for law-enforcement use only, were inside the car and in plain view; none of the suspects could provide a "verifiable" reason why it should be in their possession, police said. After the driver gave permission for a search of the car, police reported that bolt cutters, flashlights, latex gloves and various auto parts were found.

The driver admitted to breaking into a trailer in the 7000 block of New Ridge Road in Hanover, which is owned by the U.S. Air Marshals, police said. He also said he broke into a Ford Mustang parked in the 7400 block of New Ridge Road, police said.

Brandon Michael Shreve, 18, of the 1800 block of Hampton Road in Linthicum, was charged with two misdemeanor counts of theft under $1,000, one felony count of theft over $1,000 and two misdemeanor counts of possessing burglary tools. The two juveniles, ages 15 and 16, were also charged.