On 07/14/2013 at 7:23am members of the Frederick Police Departments Patrol division responded to the area of E. South St. @ S. Carroll St. for a subject who was breaking into vehicles. Officers responded to the area and located a suspect who had a number of stolen items in his possession. A witness identified the suspect and he was placed under arrest. The suspect was identified as Robert Springer. Springer is suspected of entering a large number of vehicles in the downtown area. Residents in downtown Frederick should contact Ofc. K. Donovan at 301-600-4103. Residents are reminded to lock their car doors and roll up the windows at all times. Furthermore, information can be reported anonymously by calling the FPD tip line at 301-600-TIPS (8477).
Springer, Robert Ryan
1st Blk. Orchard Dr.
Thurmont MD 21788
Charges: 2nd Deg Burglary, 2 counts Att. Motor Vehicle Theft, Trespass and numerous counts of Theft
Arresting Officers: OFC K. Donovan#330
Press Release Prepared by: Sgt. Michael J. Lee#314
Related Case Numbers: 2013-044570