The Frederick Police Department arrested Paul Leroy Phelps for theft under $1000. Additional information was obtained during this investigation that Mr. Phelps is a suspect in a number of garages and shed burglaries.
Officer Scott Long, with the patrol division, was able to identify Mr. Phelps as a suspect in a theft that occurred at 151 North Market Street, on December 27th, 2013. The theft occurred at the Record Exchange. During his investigation he filed for charges and arrested Mr. Phelps for the theft. Mr. Phelps stole a record receiver. Information was obtained during the arrest of Mr. Phelps of his involvement in the garage and shed burglaries. These cases remain open and charges are pending.
Anyone who may have information or have further details about these shed burglaries is asked to contact the Frederick Police Department at 301-600-2100. Tips can also be left anonymously on the Frederick Police Department tip line at 301-600-TIPS (8477), emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org, or sent via text to 240-674-TIPS (8477).
Case Report # 2013- 084350
Arrestee: Phelps, Paul Leroy B/M 07-07-1963
235 West South Street, Frederick maryland 21701
Arresting Officer: S.Long # 249
Author of press release: Sgt. T.Tokarz #307