The PIttsville Police Department is seeking the assistance of the community in identifying the two people of interest shown in the accompanying surveillance photo who are suspected of passing three counterfeit $100 bills at the Dollar General Store on Sixty Foot Rd in PIttsville Thursday evening. Anyone with information is asked to call 410-835-3013.
Robert Harris, Chief of Police
Phone Number 410-835-3013
Fax Number 410-835-5083
Steven Arechiga Conviction Press Release
November 12, 2020
You may recall, beginning on 9/16/20 there were 5 incidents during which someone had broken into vehicles while parked in driveways located in Pittsville. During these incidents, several items were removed from the vehicles including cash and credit/ debit cards which, according to statements made by suspect Steven Arechiga, were subsequently used to purchase various items (including crystal meth) from various locations in Maryland and Delaware. During his arrest, Arechiga advised he is a member of the Eastside Lobos – a street gang in Las Cruces, New Mexico. This information was confirmed with Las Cruces Police Department.
On 11/6/20, Arechiga pleaded guilty in Wicomico County District Court to five counts of Rogue and Vagabond and currently remains in the custody of the Wicomico County Detention Center where he awaits the completion of a pre-sentence investigation. Charges are still pending in other jurisdictions which stemmed from information received during the investigation by the Pittsville Police Department.
Statistics Report for January 2021
345 Combined Speed/Traffic Citations
40 Calls for Service
18 Patrol Checks
12 Traffic Stops
1 Disorderly Conduct
1 Assist other Police Agencies
1 Shots Fired Call
3 Assist EMS
1 Suspicious Vehicle
1 Malicious Destruction of Property Complaint