Slain officer's home robbed

November 2, 2009 12:53:37 PM PST
The Georgetown Police Department is currently investigating a burglary and theft at the residence of slain Patrolman Chad E. Spicer.

Police say that between Friday (10/30/09) and Sunday (11/01/09) the suspects forcibly entered the home and removed several items.

The residence is located on Alfred Street within the corporate limits of Georgetown.

Anyone who has information on this burglary or anyone who may have witnessed any unusual activity during this time period is strongly urged to contact the Georgetown Police Department.

Officer Spicer was shot and killed on September 1, 2009.

Spicer and his Corporal Shawn Brittingham were patrolling the area at 20817 DuPont Highway in Georgetown. A 911 call reported shots fired at a McDonald's at that location.

Witnesses at the McDonalds described the vehicle involved at the McDonalds altercation as a Chrysler Sebring. Ptlm. Spicer and Brittingham stopped the Chrysler Sebring, at which time the occupants began to flee from the vehicle on foot.

Brittingham and Spicer tried to go after the suspects when a gunshot hit Spicer, killing him. Brittingham suffered a non-lethal shot to the neck.

Twenty-two-year-old Derrick Powell of Cumberland, Md., is charged with first-degree murder and other offenses. Twenty-year-old Christopher Reeves of Lincoln, faces two counts of probation violation and other offenses.

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