On 10/30/2011 at approximately 9:50 a.m., the Cumberland City Police Department responded to a Utah Avenue residence in reference to a breaking and entering and destruction of property complaint. Upon the officers arrival contact was made with the victim who advised the officer that the damage to her house occurred on October 29th
between the hours of 9:30 p.m., and midnight. The resident showed the officer the damage which took place throughout the inside of the residence. The officer observed that the door was broken and that the inside of the house had been ransacked. The officer observed ketchup on the walls, ceiling, curtains, carpet, clothing, computer, on furniture and in the shower. Food items and other unknown substances were also thrown throughout the house causing damage to walls and carpeting. An investigation ensued at which time the officer conducted several interviews which lead to the development of a suspect. As a result of the investigation a 17 year old male juvenile was arrested on November 2, 2011. The juvenile was charged with burglary third and fourth degree and destruction of property. Total estimated costs due to the damages are $50,000.00. Department of Juvenile Justice reviewed the case and determined that the juvenile could be released back to a family member pending trail in Juvenile Court.
Frederick Police Dept.:
On the above date and time Lt. Hibbard of the Frederick County Sheriff's Department conducted a traffic stop on Reichs Ford Rd. just outside city limits. During the traffic stop he developed suspicion that property contain within the vehicle had been stolen. The property in question was a quantity of steel piping as well as a quantity of rebar. Suspecting the material may have been stolen from a location within the city, he requested the Frederick Police Department to respond. Members of the Frederick Police Department's Directed Patrol Unit responded to assist.
Through additional questioning and follow-up investigation it was learned the property was in fact stolen. The driver, who was identified as Zachary A Flanary, and the passenger, who is a juvenile, admitted to taking the property from a Morgan Keller construction site off of Monocacy Blvd. They did not have permission to take the property, and they planned on scrapping the metal and splitting the profits at a later date.
The adult, Zachary Flanary, was arrested and transported to central booking for processing without incident. The juvenile was released to parental custody, and charges are being referred to the Department of Juvenile Justice.