Suspect Arrested for 18 Car Thefts in 24 hours, PGPD Say

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By CNN Newsource
July 17, 2019US News
Suspect Arrested for 18 Car Thefts in 24 hours, PGPD Say
34-year-old Terry Johnson. (Prince George's County Police via CNN.)

Prince George’s County, MD—Police have arrested a suspect linked to at least 18 thefts from cars in 24 hours.

34-year-old Terry Johnson, of no fixed address, is charged with multiple thefts, property damage, and other related charges.

On July 11 at around 4:30 a.m., a citizen called 911 to report a vehicle theft on Berrywood Lane.

Prince George’s County patrol officers quickly responded to the scene and saw a man in the area who matched the description of a suspect wanted for a series of car break-ins in the area.

Johnson was arrested after a brief foot chase, police said.

He had property from several thefts in his pockets.

Johnson is on a no-bond status.

If anyone has information relevant to this investigation, they are asked to please call detectives at 301-390-2100.

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