On March 20th 2022 at approximately 0040hrs, Officer Davies was on routine patrol in the area of Baughman’s Lane and Shookstown Road. At this time, Officer Davies observed a vehicle making suspicious maneuvers while traveling northbound on Bauhmans Lane. Upon further investigation, Officer Davies observed the vehicle to be missing registration plates. A subsequent traffic stop was initiated and a probable cause search of the vehicle was conducted. During the search of the vehicle, a loaded handgun, CDS and CDS paraphernalia were located. The handgun was located in the area of the left rear seat passenger who was identified as Hre Thi. Thi was placed under arrest for the appropriate handgun charges and transported to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center where he was held without bond.
Additionally during the search of the vehicle, officers located an impact gun, multiple sockets, extensions, a floor jack and sawzall, all tools indicative of a catalytic converter theft ring.
- 1 1454: Loaded handgun in vehicle
- 1 0175: Handgun in vehicle
- 1 1106 Regulated Firearm – Illegal possession
- 1 1285: Possession ammunition, being prohibited from possessing a firearm
Incident Type: Traffic Stop
Incident Case Number: 2022-19932
Investigating Officer: Officer Davies
Author of release: Sgt. Chris Prior