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Md. Police Catch Man Breaking Into Parking Meters

BALTIMORE (WJZ)—Authorities have arrested a man after he was caught on camera stealing at least a thousand dollars worth coins from parking meters in Montgomery County.

The investigation began back on September 28 when a Montgomery County Department of Transportation employee noticed a discrepancy in revenue.


After reviewing surveillance footage police captured 46-year-old Stephen Murray moving from meter to meter using a special key to open the meters.

Detectives Charge Man with Theft of Coins from County Parking Garage by mcpdmedia on YouTube

On September 30 police stopped Murray and found he was in possession of two large bags of quarters totaling approximately $1,000.

It's unclear exactly how much change was stolen from the meters.

Murray was arrested and transported to the Central Processing Unit (CPU) where he was charged with theft offenses.  Murray was ordered held on a $1,500 bond.

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