Detective Receives FBI Director's Award

POSTED January 31, 2014

Detective Julie Petocchelli
Detective Julie
Petocchelli

Detective Julie Petocchelli received the FBI Director's Award, on May 21, for her outstanding efforts in apprehending an armed carjacker.

One day after receiving a warrant for Willie McKinnon of Laurel Maryland, Detective Pitocchelli of the Warrant Apprehension Task Force arrested McKinnon as he was taking a stolen tanker truck to Washington D.C.

In October, 2007, a masked armed robber, McKinnon, stole a tanker truck loaded with 7,100 gallons of diesel fuel from South Baltimore. A warrant was issued for Willie McKinnon, charging him with armed robbery, felony theft, and various handgun violations.