Man arrested for stealing from a jewelry store.

Daniel Jerome Ball of Waldorf

CHARLES COUNTY, Md. – April 4, 2024 – Police arrested a Maryland man for allegedly stealing from a jewelry store in Waldorf, Maryland, last week, according to a Charles County Sheriff’s Office press release.

On March 29, at around 11:46 a.m., police said they responded to a report of a theft incident in Waldorf, Maryland. That day, a man, later identified as 54-year-old Daniel Jerome Ball of Waldorf, went into a jewelry store and asked to see some jewelry, police said. He, then, suddenly took a ring, ran from the store and drove off.

Later, police said they were able to find his vehicle on Leonardtown Road near Forest Knolls Place. When police stopped the car, they said Ball ran into a nearby house, where he was later caught.

Police said they recovered the ring and arrested Ball.

According to the press release, detectives continued the investigation and found that Ball was previously connected to other theft incidents at five other businesses.

Ball was later charged with multiple counts of theft and a number of other offenses, police said.

On April 1, a judge decided to hold Ball at the Charles County Detention Center without bond.

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