Authorities say other arrests could follow.
Frederick, Md (KM) The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office has charged a Thurmont man whose suspected in two burglaries. . Gabriel Buckman-Brookshire, 19, was arrested on November 16th after deputies served search and seizure warrants on two homes in Thurmont, where stolen items were located.
Authorities say this arrest follows a break-in of a home in the 10,700 block of Etzler Mill Road in Woodsboro on October 24th where several firearms were stolen.
While deputies were investigating that break-in, they learned of a commercial burglary in Gettysburg, Pa. on November 10th. Several suspects identified by Gettysburg Police were also suspected of being involved in the burglary in Woodsboro.
Deputies conducted a traffic stop on November 12th on a vehicle that investigators believe was involved in the Gettysburg break-in. Buckman-Brookshire was the operator, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
Detectives seized the vehicle and applied for a search warrant. Authorities say they found stolen items, including a firearm.
The investigation continued as detectives on November 16th received consent to search a home in the 13,700 block of Strafford Drive, where a large amount of stolen items were found, including antique knives, firearm parts and a bow. Later that day, deputies and detectives served a search and seizure warrant on a home in the 8600 block of Blacks Mill Road in Thurmont, where they found an additional stolen firearm, and other property. At that time, Buckman-Brookshire was arrested.
Investigators also made contact with a juvenile at a home in Emmitsburg on November 20th. The residence was searched and four stolen firearms, ammunition and other antique military items were located.
The Sheriff’s Office says additional charges are pending against Austin Frushour, 21, of Thurmont, as well as two other juveniles.
Anyone who has additional information about these area burglaries is asked to contact Detective. Kevin Britt 301-600-3601.
By Kevin McManus