UPDATE: Thief who Stole Over $500 Cash from ABC Liquors and Lounge was Identified and Money Returned

August 5, 2019

UPDATE 8/6/2019: The man who stole the cash from ABC on Sunday, August 4, contacted the owner and returned the full $525.oo to the store on Monday night.

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office received many tips giving the correct name of the thief from SMNEWSNET.com readers.

The name will be released and updates will be provided when charges are filed in District Court.

The employees and owners of ABC Liquors and Lounge would like to thank the readers of SMNEWSNET.com for identifying the thief so quickly.

Over 10,400 people read the article in the first 48 hours of going up!

8/5/2019: On Sunday, August 4, 2019, at approximately 3:00 p.m., the male subject in the video and photos below entered ABC Liquors and Lounge on Three Notch Road in California, Maryland and Stole $525.00 in cash from a bank bag that was mistakenly left on the lottery counter.

The thief can be seen reaching in the bag and stealing $500 in twenty-dollar bills and $25 in one-dollar bills.

The suspect has many identifiable tattoos, including the word REDEMPTION across his shoulder blades on his upper back.

One employee described him as a painter or working in construction where he would often have paint on him or his clothing when he was in the store on previous occasions.

Anyone with information on the identity of the suspect can anonymously leave a comment below that will be shared with the owner of ABC and police.

They can also contact DFC. Tirpak at (301) 475-4200 extension *8051, or by email at [email protected].

Citizens may remain anonymous and contact Crime Solvers at (301) 475-3333, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus their message to “CRIMES” (274637). Through the Crime Solvers Program tipsters are eligible for an award of up to $1,000 for information about a crime in St. Mary’s County that leads to an arrest or indictment.