LEONARDTOWN, Md. – On September 27, 2018, DFC. Steinbach responded to the 26000 block of Laurel Grove Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported unattended child.

While preparing to serve a search warrant at this location, Narcotics Officers discovered Robert Henry Short, age 44 of Mechanicsville, coming and going from the residence while a two year old child was left at home unattended, strapped in a car seat. 

Also found during the search warrant was suspected cocaine. 

Short was arrested and charged with CDS Possession-Not Marijuana, and Confine Unattended Child.  CASE# 47085-18