On September 15, 2014 at 9:51 AM, a second suspect was arrested related to the burglary of a local business in Mechanicsville. On September 3, 2014, the burglary case was presented to a St. Mary’s County Grand Jury. The Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Donald E. Moore, age 50, of Mechanicsville, with 1st Degree Burglary, Conspire to Commit 1st Degree Burglary, 2 counts of Theft $10,000 to $100,000, Possession of Stolen Firearm and Unlawful Possession of Firearm after conviction of Disqualifying Crime.
Moore was arrested on the Circuit Court warrant and incarcerated in the Detention Center under No Bond.
Original Press Release:
Mechanicsville, Maryland - On March 27, 2014 Sheriff’s Office patrol units responded to a business for the report of a burglary. The victim/owner stated unknown person(s) forced entry to his business and stole several pieces of equipment. The Criminal Investigations Division was contacted and assumed the investigation.
Following a lengthy investigation, detectives were able to identify a suspect in the burglary and recover several pieces of the stolen equipment.
Detectives located and arrested William J. Chialastri, age 35, of Baltimore, charging him with 2nd Degree Burglary, Theft $10,000 to under $100,000 and Theft $1,000 to under $10,000. Chialastri appeared before a District Court Commissioner and was released on personal recognizance.