Florida Man Wanted for Burglary Caught After Selling Stolen Lottery Tickets Next Door

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LAUREL, MD – A Florida man who was wanted for breaking into a home earlier in the day was caught by police after trying to sell stolen lottery tickets at a gas station next door to the motel he was staying at.

On Saturday, at approximately 2:00 p.m., officers responded to the BP gas station located at 3396 Laurel Fort Meade Road in Laurel for an unknown disturbance.

“The manager reported a male suspect cashed in several lottery tickets that were later found to have been stolen during an earlier burglary of a gas station in Howard County,” Anne Arundel Police said. “The manager described the suspect whom he had seen enter the Garden Inn located next door to the gas station. Officers went to the Garden Inn and were able to locate the suspect, who was taken into custody and charged accordingly.”

Shaun Travares Dickson, 33, of Tampa was arrested and charged.