UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A Metro employee has been arrested and charged with stealing more than a dozen defibrillators from transit agency facilities and selling them online.
Metro Transit Police say they arrested 40-year-old Derrick Davis of Laurel. He was charged Thursday in Prince George’s County District Court.READ MORE: Charging Documents Say Evelyn Player Died Defending Herself, Police Found Suspect Through DNA
Metro says police detectives contacted Davis through eBay to try to purchase a defibrillator. An undercover detective posed as a potential buyer and arranged to purchase the device for $300 in cash.READ MORE: Baltimore Man, 62, Charged In Murder Of Evelyn Player
After he was arrested, police say Davis admitted that he had stolen 13 of the defibrillators from Metro facilities. They are valued at about $1,400 each.
Davis worked as a maintenance worker on Metro infrastructure projects. He was suspended from his job.MORE NEWS: Mervo High School Football Wins First State Title After Death Of Teammate Elijah Gorham
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