Officer Accused Of Stealing Gift Cards From Animal Control In Anne Arundel


The Anne Arundel County Police Department on Dec. 28 announced that Private First-Class B. Gneiting was charged with theft. A county police car is pictured above on another day. (Jacob Baumgart/Patch)

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, MD - A police officer was recently accused of stealing gift cards intended for pet adopters in Anne Arundel County.

A press release identified the accused officer as Private First-Class B. Gneiting, a 3-year veteran of the Anne Arundel County Police Department. Gneiting is assigned to the Bureau of Administration.

Gneiting was charged with theft on Dec. 28, authorities said.

Police said Gneiting was suspended without pay while the investigation continues.

WMAR reported that Gneiting was temporarily assigned to the Anne Arundel County Animal Care and Control Center in Millersville in autumn 2023.

Gneiting is accused of stealing gift cards from animal adoption goodie bags and later using them, WMAR said, citing charging documents.

To learn more about the accusations, read WMAR's full story.

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