State Employee Pleads Guilty to Felony Theft
MD ( April 26, 2010) -Attorney General Douglas F.
Gansler announced today that former State employee Crystal
W. Davenport, 47, of Crofton, entered a plea of guilty to one
count of felony theft in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel
County. Judge Pamela L. North sentenced Davenport to three
years incarceration, all suspended, and one year of supervised
probation. Judge North also ordered Davenport to complete 300
hours of community service.
Davenport was employed in the Fleet and Facility Management Services
section of the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development
since 1997. The investigation revealed that in July of 2009, Davenport
used her state issued purchasing card to rent a car for her personal
use. The total charged to the state card for the rental was $2,200.
Full restitution has been made and Davenport was terminated.
This case was investigated
by the Attorney General’s Criminal
Division with assistance from the Maryland State Police. In making
his announcement today Attorney General Gansler thanked Assistant
Attorney General Megan Limarzi for her work on the case.