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UMPD police announce warrant for suspect in fall burglaries

Posted: 3:13 PM, Feb 06, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-06 20:13:47Z
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COLLEGE PARK, Md. — University of Maryland Police are looking for a 55-year-old man charged with three burglaries that occurred between late October and early December 2018 at the University Book Center at the state university’s flagship campus in College Park.

A warrant was issued for Robert Lee Scott Jr., of Capitol Heights Maryland, on Jan. 10. He was charged with two counts of second-degree burglary, three counts of fourth-degree burglary, two counts of malicious destruction of property worth more than $1,000, three counts of theft between $1,500 to less than $25,000, and three counts of school trespass/damage of property.

Scott is alleged to have committed the burglaries on the University of Maryland campus on Oct. 22, Nov. 21, and Dec. 8, 2018. A detective conducted an investigation that lead to Scott as the suspect in all three burglaries.

Police ask anyone who sees Scott, particularly on campus, to contact University Police immediately at 301-405-333 or #3333 on a cellphone.