Harford County – On July 22, 2009 in District Court of Maryland in Harford County, Colby Stephen Morgan of Baltimore, Maryland, pled guilty to theft over $500 and was sentenced to the following; (1) five year jail term; however, suspended all except for one year plus one day, (2) Restitution for damages and loss of property to the victim(s) in each incident: $1500 for the first victim and $320 for the second victim and (3) Probation for 36 months.
Morgan was arrested and charged by the Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) after an investigation where two vehicles had windows broken and items stolen from the vehicles. The two incidents occurred on the same day, but in different parks. One incident occurred in Rocks State Park and the other at Gunpowder Falls State Park on February 17, 2009. The investigation led to charging Colby Morgan with eighteen charges that included credit card theft, malicious destruction of property and theft over $500. A plea arrangement enabled Morgan to plead guilty on one count of Theft over $500 and the remaining charges being placed on Stet docket. The case was heard by Judge Cooper of the Maryland District Court of Maryland in Harford County.