On Dec.17, at 2:33 a.m., TFC J. R. Stern responded to the WAWA Store at 27605 Three Notch Road in Mechanicsville for the report of a Theft. 

Upon arrival, contact was made with the female employee who advised the suspect, Thomas Edwin Burmeister, 27 of Waldorf, consumed food while inside the store.  When confronted by a store employee he refused to pay and the police were called. 

Contact was made with Mr. Burmeister and he admitted consuming the food.  He was placed under arrest for Theft under $100.00 and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center where he was held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.  (0982013546)