Lexington Market is a hub of activity on the weekends in Baltimore’s downtown. The residents of the city frequent the establishment out of both need and tradition. But, the taint of junkies, thefts, and now gun sells has changed and slowed the clientele over the years.
The operator of the local Utz potato chip stand, whose father has owned the stand since 1970, was arrested and is being held for suspicion of selling firearms from the location in the market. The father bought the potato chip stand when his son was a mere 14 years old, and according to his sister, 10 years later he’s worked there ever since. No pride in his business I guess. Had to slip an assault rifle in there with your bag of potato chips.
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