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Police Arrest Men Accused of Stealing Copper Piping

Police said two men stole the piping from Glen Burnie houses that are under construction early Thursday morning.

Anne Arundel County police arrested two men early Thursday morning in connection with the theft of copper piping from houses under construction in Glen Burnie.

Dean Zornes Jr., 30, of the unit block of Twin Circle Way in Baltimore and Charles Flood, 23, of the 100 block of Birch Road in Stevensville were charged with theft and trespassing.

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According to a police press release, officers responded to the area of Hidden Oak Lane in Glen Burnie at about 1:50 a.m. for a report of a suspicious U-Haul rental van occupied by two men. There are a number of houses under construction in that area.

Officers did not locate the van when they arrived but after a short time the U-Haul returned to the area and an officer stopped it to investigate. Police said they saw a large bundle of copper pipes and a bolt cutter inside the van.

They then inspected some of the houses and found that copper piping had recently been cut and was missing. An investigation is ongoing.

Moses LawFlav April 27, 2012 at 04:43 PM
The AA County police put a lot of time and effort into getting these sumbags off the street only to have the Commissioner let them walk out the door on ROR that night. Now they're free to commit all the crime they can before their court date. Awesome news for us hard-working taxpayers. I'm praying that these two clowns break into the Commissioner's house and steal everything in it.
Moses LawFlav April 27, 2012 at 04:44 PM
It's great to have their addresses.
Moses LawFlav April 27, 2012 at 05:19 PM
http://www.courts.state.md.us/district/directories/commissionermap.html#ARUNDEL Here's the link to the Commissioner's Office for AA County.
crystal April 27, 2012 at 07:23 PM
Charles Flood is my brother. He can be a good person but bad things are driving him down. I hope that justis is seved and he can get the help he needs. I want my bro back the way he once was. God you have the power try to open his eyes to you please.
Glen Burnie April 27, 2012 at 09:28 PM
@ Crystal: Yeah... May God have the power to give the Judge strength to lock him up for a long time.. God? Gimmie a break! You people only call on God when you or a loved one is busted, caught or sent away for a long time. Take a look at his rap sheet!!! Typical doper! Damn drug addicts raping the community for all of us working people to have to pay more for everything. To hell with both of them!
crystal April 28, 2012 at 02:35 AM
First and foremost I call on God for everything he is a awesome God. I love my brother but I think he deffintly needs to do the time for his crime. I hope and pray this is a turning point for him. That's all I was sayin. Take it as u will.
mom April 28, 2012 at 02:28 PM
He is my SON!!! & We are FERM BELIEVERS IN GOD ALL MIGHTY!!! We call on him cause is an AWESOME GOD & He & He alone is the only one who can make a difference in ALK OUR LIVES!!! So to you who DO NOT BELIEVE may he have Mercy on you. My Son is a good kid. He had NO RECORD till the other night... He just got mixed up with the wrong People... May the Judge do what is nessary to punish the wrong he had done!!!! God said" do not judge unless you want to be judged!!
mom April 28, 2012 at 02:37 PM
You know NOTHING ABOUT MY SON. Who do you think you are calling my SON A DOPER!!!! You know NOTHING about him or his PROBLEMS!!
the girl friend April 28, 2012 at 02:54 PM
And look at his rap sheet he doesn't have one I hate dumb people trying to talk about things and people they don't know
County Resident April 28, 2012 at 05:27 PM
Charles m Flood? If that's him he does have a rap sheet!
County Resident April 28, 2012 at 05:33 PM
possession charge 2/2009 as well as 12 charges from the last arrest and he is 23. And the guy he was with is 10 times worse. And guess what!!! I work for the builder. Getting hit like this cripples our business. Do you know how much it costs to replace all of that copper? And then pay laborers to put it back in? And LEARN HOW TO SPELL. Set an example for your child
Moses LawFlav April 28, 2012 at 06:08 PM
Hey Crystal, learn to spell and tell your mother she totally set you up for failure by giving you a stripper name.
Moses LawFlav April 28, 2012 at 06:10 PM
Hey mom, looks like you and your brood need some spelling lessons (it's FIRM not FERM, you idiot). I can see that you are the root of the family's problems (and your scumbag husband - where ever he is). And "nessary"? Really?
mom April 28, 2012 at 06:22 PM
And do what with it? HUH?
County Resident April 28, 2012 at 09:04 PM
Well we would not be talking about him if he wasn't out stealing copper. You're his girlfriend? You weren't hurt by his crime this time. The other night he stole from a builder, what about when he steals your rent money and you get evicted? Then you will be saying the same thing we are. Bottom line he committed a crime and ended up in the press and now you can thank him for the humility that you are feeling.
crystal April 29, 2012 at 11:54 AM
Moses lawflav!!!Crystal is my name and I love it. It reflexes how I'm shining for the Lord just like a pice of crystal held up to the sun. And as for my spelling God didn't make any of us perfect. As for u I'll keep u in my prayers it seems like u need a lot of them.
mom April 29, 2012 at 12:32 PM
There is no need for name calling! Please excuse my SPELLING for I had a little person helping me TYPE. So For that I am sorry. ( for her miss spelling) I should have read it over before it was sent! As for my Husband hes NOT A SCUMBAG!! My Sons FATHER MAYBE ONE.. So why don't you MOSES. L. act like an Adult or are u STILL A CHILD? Name calling is for CHILDERN!!!! GROW UP!
anonymous April 30, 2012 at 08:35 PM
They both have priors and they are drug addicted, i know because i use to be friends with them before they got in to the pills , they have stolen from their friends & FAMILY and are not good people , from what i have heard they are snitching, they must have a lucky horse shoe up there but or something, i mean who the heck does stuff like that??? A crack head thats who. i hope they get prosecuted to the fullest.
someone May 01, 2012 at 01:59 AM
First of all no one and ii mean no one knows anything they are talking about at all besides his family so how about all of you grow up and stay out of it and let the law handle it you know the people who have the facts and know what is really going on so mind your own business oor do you have to feel important, andd put your two cents in y'all are real big important people
County Resident May 01, 2012 at 11:27 AM
well obviously their family doesn't know everything because they're saying there was no priors and clearly there is! And I know the facts because I work for the company that builds the homes they are stealing from. And it becomes my business when it has the potential to affect my paycheck. And the state of Maryland says that citizens deserve to know about crimes committed therefore giving everyone access to court records online.And if requested the arrest reports. It's called The Freedom of Information Act. So it is my business and if you don't like it, don't break the law and end up in the news and you won't have strangers talking about you. I mean seriously the sister didn't need to post that he was her brother and then get mad when people are posting negative responses. That's a door she obviously wanted open.
someone May 02, 2012 at 02:40 PM
Your talking about a little weed charge from 3years ago wow and a ticket for speeding omg and the did this crime once to two units in the development and y'all want to act like they're the worse people ever when there is people out there doing what they did but ten times worse or there's people out there killing robbing banks and homes rapping and a lot of worse things and you get more work to do and paid more what a bad thing do you own the company no then okay shut up your getting a pay check to fix it and what I think his family is upset about is y'all are calling him a drug addicted aand whatever else when you don't know him you don't know if he does drugs you don't know any of that stuff
anonymous May 02, 2012 at 04:39 PM
TO "someone " everyone is entitled to their opinion, and yes i do know him, and yes he snorts pills up his nose , and yes he is addicted and obviously he has a problem .Its actually sad , i hope they make an example of them , maybe then he will wake up and see all the peolpe he is hurting
Katnjam May 03, 2012 at 02:35 PM
Well I can say before u judge someone try walking in thier shoes cause no one is perfect and we all make mistakes and it's if we learn from them or not! But only GOD can judge someone!! I know I won't judge him for his mistake but hope he learns from it!! I love him and know my nephew can be a little hard headed but I love him anyways!!! This is josh
sam May 07, 2012 at 08:48 PM
To "anonymous" im is girlfriend he doesn't do any drugs im with him everyday are you or are you going be hear say and of course you have to be anonymous because your most likely still trying to act like a friend and he doesn't go anywhere or hang out with anyone so how do you know what he does and how does he get it if he has no money just asking he's a good guy just going through a lot right now and everyone wants to judge people that they don't know or by hear say and that's why the world is so messed up and why people are so messed up and he feels really bad and sorry about everything so "anonymous" how about you jut keep your mouth shut and stop trying to start even more problems really grow up

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