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Friday, November 19, 2010

Police: Serial Hamburglar Behind Bars

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Fairfax County police believe a man who was arrested in Potomac, Md., on Wednesday may be responsible for the string of more than 100 burglaries in Fairfax between August and October.

Brad K. Edmonds, age 34, of the 1100 block of Kennebec Street in Oxon Hill, was charged in Montgomery County with first-degree burglary, attempted first-degree burglary, two counts of malicious destruction of property under $500, two counts of theft between $1,000 and $10,000, two counts of rogue and vagabond, theft under $1,000, fourth-degree burglary tools, possession of a firearm after a felony conviction, possession of a stolen firearm, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

The burglaries, mostly in upscale neighborhoods in Fairfax, were linked because they occurred in the early morning hours, largely involved entry through unlocked doors or windows, and mostly resulted in the theft of purses or cash. No one was hurt in any of the burglaries.

Fairfax police said a resident who spotted a suspicious vehicle, at 4 a.m. on Nov. 8, gave police a lead to follow, and eventually investigators tracked it to the suspect in Maryland.
Any burglaries from this point onward will be attributed to a lovable purple furry.


  1. ...Pull my damn finger before it's too late.

  2. I want to be charged with "rogue and vagabond," whatever that is. Will the trial be held at the Maryland Renaissance Festival?

  3. If this is the guy, I'm glad they caught him.

  4. Here's MD statute:

    Maryland Criminal Law Section 6-206
    Article - Criminal Law

    § 6-206.
    (a) A person may not possess a burglar's tool with the intent to use or allow the use of the burglar's tool in the commission of a crime involving the breaking and entering of a motor vehicle.

    (b) A person may not be in or on the motor vehicle of another with the intent to commit theft of the motor vehicle or property that is in the motor vehicle.

    (c) A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor, shall be considered a rogue and vagabond, and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 3 years.


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