Maryland State Police arrested several suspects over the past week in conjunction with allied agencies as part of the department’s effort to reduce violent crime across the state. Locally troopers with the Maryland State Police Criminal Enforcement Division – Firearms Enforcement Unit served, James Jong Rhee, 40, of Cumberland, Maryland, on June 25, with an arrest warrant. Rhee had an open warrant for electronic harassment and harassment: course of conduct. Rhee was later released on his own recognizance.
Finally, on June 23, troopers with the Maryland State Police Criminal Enforcement Division – Firearms Enforcement Unit served Daniel Lee Kearchner, 36, of Frostburg, Maryland, with an arrest warrant. Kearchner had an open warrant for second-degree assault and animal cruelty. Kearchner was later released on a $2,500 unsecured bond.
These cases highlight the Maryland State Police mission of helping to prevent and investigate multi-jurisdictional crime while supporting allied law enforcement agencies across Maryland. The Maryland State Police Criminal Enforcement Division – Firearms Enforcement Unit is committed to supporting Governor Hogan’s efforts to reduce gun violence. The Firearms Enforcement Unit consists of sworn troopers who are tasked with working throughout the state to identify those illegally in possession of firearms and infiltrating and dismantling criminal organizations perpetuating firearm-related violence.