Date/Time: October 30, 2019 8:18 p.m.
Location: Old Navy Store 395 Outlet Center Drive Queenstown, Maryland.
Deputy Miller met with a store employee who advised that two African American females entered the Old Navy Store at 7:16 p.m. and appeared to be acting suspiciously. The employee stated that both subjects exited the store around 7:55 p.m. without purchasing any items. At 8:09 p.m. one of the female subjects returned to the store and picked up two large Old Navy bags that were full of women's and children's clothing and exited the store without purchasing the items. It is estimated that over $800.00 worth of clothing and merchandise were removed from the store without payment. Anyone with information regarding the identity of the two subjects are asked to please contact Deputy Miller at (410) 758-0770 ext. 1208.
Tear Gas Released at Outlets
Date: 11/6/2019 3:30 pm
Location: Tommy Hilfiger Store 221 Outlet Center Drive Queenstown, Md
Deputies responded for the report of an unusual odor in the air within the store. An investigation revealed that 3 unknown subjects entered the store and asked to use the restroom. Employees of the store informed the subjects that the public restroom for the outlets was outside of the store near the Outlet Center main area. Approximately 15 minutes later the subjects returned to the store and are believed to have released a pepper spray agent within the interior of the store, contaminating several items of clothing within the store. Multiple people were evacuated from the store due to difficulty breathing. One subject was transported to the Queenstown Emergency Room for difficulty breathing and was released a short time later. Deputies learned that the subjects possible responsible for the incident were described as an African American male, and two African American females. Surveillance video footage has provided no further description or identity of the subjects. Anyone with information related to this incident are please asked to call Deputy B. Sachs at (410) 758-0770.