Limerick Vehicle Heist Case Sees More Sentences
Limerick vehicle heist results in court supervision for Maryland man
The following clip comes from Carl Hessler Jr. of The Pottstown Mercury:
COURTHOUSE — A Maryland man will be under court supervision for about five years after he admitted to his role in a multi-state vehicle theft ring that hit a Limerick dealership in August 2011.
Devon Lamont Ratcliff, 21, of Waldorf, Md., was sentenced in Montgomery County Court on Monday to 6 ½ to 23 months’ already served to 23 months in the county jail after he pleaded guilty to charges of possessing an instrument of crime and conspiracy to commit theft by unlawful taking in connection with a vehicle heist that occurred at Fred Beans Chevrolet of Limerick on Aug. 5.
Judge William R. Carpenter also ordered Ratcliffe to complete three years’ probation after he’s paroled, meaning Ratcliffe will be under court supervision for about five years.
Ratcliffe is one of four men from the Maryland and Washington, D.C., areas suspected of taking part in the heist. All of the men face charges in multiple jurisdictions, including Maryland, and potentially face additional jail time.
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