Whaleyville Man Connected To Berlin Vehicle Robberies

BERLIN — A Whaleyville man was charged last week with numerous counts of rogue and vagabond and theft after a months-long investigation into a series of vehicle break-ins in the Berlin area.

During the months of October and November, the Berlin Police Department investigated numerous vehicle break-ins in the community. The Berlin Police Department enlisted the assistance of the Worcester County Bureau of Investigation (WCBI).


Joseph Brian Moseley

Last week, the investigation led to the arrest of Joseph Brian Moseley, 44, of Whaleyville, who was connected to the series of break-ins. Moseley was arrested by the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office last Thursday. He has been charged with eight counts of rogue and vagabond, theft from $100 to $1,500, theft scheme from $100 to $1,500 and malicious destruction of property.

Moseley was held initially on a $25,000 bond, but was later released after posting the bond. His trial has been set for Jan. 22.

About The Author: Shawn Soper

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Shawn Soper has been with The Dispatch since 2000. He began as a staff writer covering various local government beats and general stories. His current positions include managing editor and sports editor. Growing up in Baltimore before moving to Ocean City full time three decades ago, Soper graduated from Loch Raven High School in 1981 and from Towson University in 1985 with degrees in mass communications with a journalism concentration and history.