Vienna, Maryland Man Arrested for Unlawful Possession of Firearms

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Today at approximately 7:15 a.m., the Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) arrested Scott G. Rogers Sr., 77 from Vienna, Md., for possessing firearms after being convicted of a violent crime.

Officers learned that Rogers had several firearms in his possession and after further investigation they discovered that he had been convicted of committing a violent crime, prohibiting him from having the weapons. In 2003, he was found guilty in Dorchester County for third degree sex offense.

NRP’s Tactical Response Team, along with the Dorchester Sheriff’s Office, carried out the search warrant. NRP officers found two handguns, six rifles, two shotguns and ammunition.

Rogers faces two counts of possessing a regulated firearm after being convicted of a crime of violence, two counts of possessing a regulated firearm after being convicted of a disqualifying crime and eight counts of possessing a rifle/shotgun after being convicted of a crime of violence.

NRP took Rogers into custody. He is currently in the Dorchester County Detention Center without bond.