OFC Justin Thomas of the Frederick Police Department arrested two women at K-Mart, 1003 W. Patrick St. after being called there for an assault in progress.
Upon arrival to K-Mart, OFC Thomas made contact with the staff and Loss Prevention officer. While attempting to investigate the incident, Mariena Laguna became belligerent and interrupt his investigation. Officer Thomas ordered her several times to quiet down and to stop interrupting. She was arrested after she failed to comply with his orders. Officer Thomas continued his investigation and then arrested Maria Laguna for suspected shopliftng. Both women were transported to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center, processed and released on personal recognizance.
Maria Laguna was charged with one count of theft under $500.
Mariena Laguna was charged with disorderly conduct, failure to obey an order to prevent a disturbance and obstructing/hindering an investigation