2 Arrested in Maryland After $21,000 in Alcohol Goes Missing

An employee with the Department of Liquor Control has been charged after police say he took more than $21,000 worth of alcohol from trucks parked at a county facility. 

Kelvin Eugene Snowden Jr. was arrested Wednesday and charged in the case, police say. A second man, 27-year-old Jean Auguste of Lanham, was also arrested. 

Montgomery County police said in a statement that the alcohol was stolen from trucks parked at the Department of Liquor Control warehouse in Gaithersburg. Police say the Department of Liquor Control reported more than half a dozen thefts from February to May. 

During a theft May 28, Department of Liquor Control security saw a suspect on video and called police. Police approached the driver of a car parked near the warehouse and found multiple stolen boxes of alcohol. 

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