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Maryland State Police track down fraudster in Georgia; alleged culprit even stole the identity of an inmate

– Investigators from the Maryland State Police Criminal Enforcement Division assigned to the McHenry Barrack contacted twelve different law enforcement officials in twelve different states to arrest a Garrett County man for an elaborate theft scheme crossing state lines.
The accused is identified as Taurus S. Centaur, 48, of Pysell Road in McHenry, Maryland. Police believe Centaur is responsible for numerous fraudulent activities in North Carolina, West Virginia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Georgia and Maryland. Troopers have identified the value of his fraudulent behavior to be in excess of $150,000 dollars. Centaur is currently being held at a detention center in Cartersville, Georgia.

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of 3 people 350 miles offshore by MV Bow Clipper

The Coast Guard coordinated the rescue of three people Thursday who were rescued by good Samaritans after their 41-foot sailboat, the Elusive, was beset by storms in the Atlantic Ocean, approximately 350 miles east of Virginia Beach.
Rescued are Larry Monesson, 60, Sean Monesoon, 40, and James Moore, 40.
The father of James Moore contacted Coast Guard 5th District Command Center watchstanders at approximately 1 a.m. Thursday reporting he received a message via satellite phone from his son. The message stated the crew of the Elusive were experiencing high winds, 25-foot ocean swells and engine failure, but were attempting to repair the engine and not requesting assistance at the time.