Maryland Man Arrested for Theft

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Arrested:
Brook D. Tessemma, 50
2400 Block of Sun Valley CR
Silver Spring, MD 20905

Charges:
Theft By Deception
Theft by Unlawful Taking

On June 26, 2018 Upper Allen Police began in investigation into a “Quick Change Scam” that had taken place at the Giant Food Store on June 22, 2018. It was reported that suspect was able to trick the cashier into providing him money that he was not due and then left the store. The investigation identified Brook Tessemma as the suspect and a warrant was issued for his arrest. On Monday, August 27, 2018 Tessemma was arrested near Philadelphia and was transported back to Cumberland County where he was afforded a preliminary arraignment. A preliminary hearing has been set for a later date.