From the Aberdeen Police Department:
On Thursday, October 20, detectives from the Aberdeen Police Department, with the assistance of the Maryland State Police, arrested Shawn Michael Cook, 38 of the 1000 block of Elkton Ave. Baltimore County. The arrest warrant charged Cook with several counts of malicious destruction, theft and being involved in a theft scheme.
Detective Divel of the Aberdeen Police Department has been investigating several copper thefts in the City and was able to develop information of Cook’s involvement in the thefts. Cook was arrested without incident in the 8900 block of Kelso Drive in Baltimore County. The investigation is continuing.
Detective Divel is working with allied police agencies that are investigating similar copper thefts. Cook has been released on $5,000 bond.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Detective John Divel, Criminal Investigations Section of the Aberdeen Police Department at 410-272-2121.