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Prescription drugs taken in afternoon robbery

Sykesville, Carroll County, Maryland, October 29, 2014 ---- At approximately 4:50pm Tuesday afternoon, uniformed deputies and officers from the Baltimore Environmental Police responded to the area of the Liberty Boat Docks located in Sykesville for a report of an armed robbery. After further investigation, it was discovered a lone female Victim was robbed of her prescription medication by gunpoint. It is believed the Victim knew at least one of the two Suspects.

The Suspects were stopped in a vehicle shortly after the incident and the driver was arrested. A handgun and prescription medication was recovered near the scene. The Victim was not injured. Consequently the driver, Charles Maynard Kraft Jr. of Woodbine, Maryland was arrested and charged with Armed Robbery, Assault, Handgun Violations and CDS violations.

The Sheriff’s Office investigation continues… Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Carroll County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit at 410-386-2900, or the Anonymous TIPS Hotline at 1-888-399- TIPP (8477).



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Sheriff’s Office Administrator graduates from FBI National Academy

Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland; March 28, 2014 ----- The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce the graduation of Lt. Christopher Orwig from Session 256 of the prestigious FBI National Academy. The FBI National Academy is internationally known for academic excellence, consisting of 10 weeks of advanced investigative, management, and fitness schooling for selected law enforcement executives from around the world. Class 256 consisted of 221 students,   including international students from 23 countries including Peru, Chile and South Africa.

Instruction is provided by FBI Academy instructional staff, Special Agents, and other staff members holding advanced degrees, many of whom are recognized internationally in their fields of expertise.

Lt. Orwig is currently assigned as the 1st line administrator for Patrol Squad 1. He began working for the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office in 2004, and has spent time as a patrol deputy, Union Bridge community deputy, criminal investigator, and patrol supervisor. Prior to employment with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, Lt. Orwig served in the U.S. Marine Corps, and worked at the Salisbury Police Department from 1999 until 2004. He has a criminal justice degree from Wilmington College, and is currently working on his Masters.



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