Man Locked Up for Stealing Vehicle

The car was stolen from the Home Depot in Frederick.

Frederick, Md. (DG) – A man was locked up on Tuesday evening for stealing a vehicle from a local business.

Frederick City Police responded to the 2000 block of Riverwalk Place for a suspicious man in a vehicle. When they arrived, the man was gone.

Officers say the vehicle was displaying a stolen license plate. It was reported stolen from the Home Depot in Frederick on Monday, January 8, 2018.

Witnesses described the man in the vehicle to police.

Officers say the suspect, Walter Thomas Burgess, was eventually located and arrested.

Burgess was taken to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center and charged with motor vehicle theft and theft.

-Dianah Gibson