Police Searching For Stolen Radio Station Van In Mechanicsville
Police Searching For Stolen Radio Station Van In Mechanicsville

SMCSO UPDATE: Please be advised the press release has been updated as the photos disseminated were not the correct vehicle. The photos previously disseminated are of the GMC which is not stolen but is identical in markings and vehicle wrap to the stolen 1993 Ford Econoline Van. The stolen vehicle had a vehicle registration of 70C323 displayed at the time it was stolen.  The radio station will be utilizing the GMC this weekend at a preplanned event in Callaway from 12-2 p.m. on Saturday.  

MECHANICSVILLE, Md. – The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a motor vehicle theft investigation that occurred in the 28000 block of Three Notch Road in Mechanicsville. The theft occurred on March 24, 2022, at approximately 5 a.m. The stolen vehicle is a 1993 black, Ford Econoline van with an orange lightbar on top of the vehicle with a vehicle registration of 70C323.  The van is prominently marked with Southern Maryland Radio logos to include Star 98.3, WKIK and 97.7 “The Bay.” 

The radio station also utilizes a similar van with the same markings, but that vehicle is a 1993 GMC. That vehicle is not stolen. Citizens are advised it is scheduled to be at an event in Callaway on Saturday from noon to 2 pm.  

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Deputy Anthony Cucinotta at (301) 475-4200 extension 78174 or by email at Anthony.Cucinotta@stmarysmd.com. For immediate assistance contact the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office at (301) 475-8008.

Citizens may remain anonymous and contact Crime Solvers at (301) 475-3333, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus their message to “CRIMES” (274637).  Through the Crime Solvers Program tipsters are eligible for an award of up to $1,000 for information about a crime in St. Mary’s County that leads to an arrest or indictment.

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  1. Wow. What the hell are you going to do with that? Put it on Craigslist for parts? Rattlecan over the Radio station ID? Dumbdumbs

  2. I’m sure H & T will blame it on liberal Dems and how soft they are on crime. Not! I stopped listening to them years ago because they got so politically right wing. Seriously; why would anyone want that van, other than used parts? Hope they catch the moron car thief ASAP.

    1. I got XM radio when it first came out and haven’t listened to an actual radio station since.

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