On 07/01/12 at approximately 2141 hours Officer Jeff Gunder was in the area of Potomac Common’s apartments assisting another officer. While at the apartment complex Officer Gunder observed a motor scooter enter the parking lot. The two occupants of the scooter saw the marked patrol vehicle and immediately parked the scooter and ran. The juvenile males were stopped immediately and identified. At this time the motor scooters VIN did not come back as stolen. Approximately 90 minutes later the owner of the scooter called the police and reported his scooter stolen. The juveniles will be charged in absentia with the theft.
Arrestee: two male juveniles
Charges: Theft of a motor vehicle
Charging Officer: Jeff Gunder
Preparing Officer: Cpl. Angela Waechter
Case Number: 12-40811