Eric Brendon Liles, a 34-year-old resident of Waldorf Credit: Charles County Sheriff's Office

Waldorf, MD – In the early hours of July 7, patrol officers recovered a stolen car in the 11500 block of Berry Road. The incident unfolded when officers noticed a parked car with all four doors open emanating loud music. Subsequent investigations revealed that the vehicle had been reported stolen from Washington, D.C.

The driver, identified as Eric Brendon Liles, a 34-year-old resident of Waldorf, was swiftly apprehended. Liles now faces charges of theft over $25,000, as ordered by a judge on July 10. The accused is held without bond at the Charles County Detention Center while Officer Palacios continues investigating the case.

Upon observing the suspicious vehicle parked at a local business, patrol officers on duty wasted no time taking action. It was approximately 1:29 a.m. when the officers approached the car and noticed all four doors open, accompanied by blaring music. Sensing a potential problem, the officers began their investigation into the matter and soon discovered that the car had been reported stolen from Washington, D.C.

Authorities swiftly took Eric Brendon Liles into custody as the prime suspect in the car theft. Liles, a Waldorf resident, is 34 years old and faces theft charges of over $25,000. His arrest relieved the owners of the stolen vehicle, who had reported the incident to the authorities.

Following his arrest, Liles appeared before a judge on July 10. After considering the evidence presented, the judge ordered that Liles be held without bond at the Charles County Detention Center. The decision to deny bail emphasizes the seriousness of the charges against him and underscores the need to prevent any potential flight risk.

Car theft remains a significant nationwide concern, with many stolen vehicles being used for illicit activities or later sold on the black market. Authorities encourage vehicle owners to take preventative measures such as securing their vehicles properly, utilizing anti-theft devices, and parking in well-lit areas to minimize theft risk.

David M. Higgins II is an award-winning journalist passionate about uncovering the truth and telling compelling stories. Born in Baltimore and raised in Southern Maryland, he has lived in several East...

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