Arrest Made for Motor Vehicle Theft in Takoma Park
City of Takoma Park
7500 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
August 8, 2008
|Public Information Office |
301/891.7142 or 240/338.2901
Chief Ronald A. Ricucci from the Takoma Park Police Department announces the arrest of Steven Maurice Rhinehart, 49, of Hyattsville, Maryland. Rhinehart was charged with two counts each of theft over $500, motor vehicle theft, unauthorized removal and rogue and vagabond.
Through the course of an investigation for two auto thefts from the 6500 block of Kansas Lane that occurred on July 18, Rhinehart, a City of Takoma Park Code Enforcement employee, was developed as a suspect. A subsequent investigation confirmed Rhinehart's involvement in the above criminal offenses. Property was seized from Rhinehart during the search of his person and property through search warrants. Rhinehart was arrested on August 7 at approximately 3:40 p.m. at his Hyattsville residence and taken to the Montgomery County Central Processing Unit for an appearance before a District Court Commissioner. Rhinehart was released on a $25,000 unsecured bond. Rhinehart has since resigned from the City of Takoma Park.
If you have had any dealings with Rhinehart, the City of Takoma Park Police Department asks you to please call Detective Richard Cannatella at 301-891-7145.
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