Laurel Police Press Release

LAUREL MAN ARRESTED FOR DRUG DEALING

On June 13th, 2019 the Laurel Police Department with the assistance of the Delaware State Police Sussex Drug Unit, concluded a month long investigation into the distribution of heroin in and around the Town of Laurel with the execution of a search warrant at 402 Laurel Court Laurel, DE. The suspect, Treg Burris 26 years old of Laurel DE, was immediately contacted and taken into custody without incident. A search of the residence revealed the following:

• 1362 bags of heroin with an approximately weight of 9.534 grams

• .40 Cal Smith and Wesson hand gun with an extended magazine and ammunition

• $2545.00 of suspected drug proceeds

• 1.41 grams of MDMA (Ecstasy)

• Numerous prescription pills including methadone, Adderall, Alprazolam, Amphetamine/Dextroamphetamine, all of which were had no prescription and are controlled substances.

• 28 – 8mg Suboxone strips, 2 – 12 mg Suboxone Strips, which is a controlled substance

Burris was charged with Manufactures, Delivers, or Possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance in a Tier 4 quantity, Possess a controlled substance in a Tier 5 quantity, Possess a Deadly weapon while in the possession of controlled substance, Maintaining a Drug property, six counts of possession of a controlled or counterfeit substance, possession of drug paraphernalia not marijuana related, and breach of release. Burris was committed to SCI in Lieu of $128,401.00 Cash Only bond.

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Delaware State Police Need Our Help

*Attempt to ID* – Troopers seek the public’s assistance in attempting to identify the pictured suspects who are wanted in connection with a shoplifting. On Saturday 06-15-19 at approximately 5:45 p.m., the suspects entered the Tommy Hilfiger Outlet Store, located at 35000 Midway Outlet Drive, Rehoboth Beach, removed merchandise and fled the store without rendering payment. Anyone with information in reference to either of the suspects’ identity is asked to please contact Troop 7, Corporal Thomson at 302-644-5020. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com

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Talbot County Sheriff Press Release

PRESS RELEASE

May 30, 2019, Deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office arrested Aaron Lamonte Jefferson, 50 of Easton, MD. On May 23, and June 5, 2017 arrest warrants were issued by the Talbot County District Court charging Jefferson for failure to appear at scheduled court hearings. Jefferson was transported to the Talbot County Central Booking facility where he was held pending an initial appearance before a District Court Commissioner.

Violation of Protective Order Arrest: On June 1, 2019, Deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office stopped a motor vehicle on St. Michaels Road for moving violations. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Sean Patrick Kearney, 54 of St. Michaels, MD. At the time of the stop, Kearney was talking on his cell phone to a protected person in violation of a protective order issued by a District Court Judge. Kearney was also operating a vehicle while impaired by alcohol, and his driver’s license was suspended. Kearney was placed under arrest and transported to the Talbot County Central Booking facility. Kearney was charged criminally with violation of a protective order and issued multiple traffic citations. Kearney was ordered held without bond pending further action by the District Court.

Trespassing Arrest: On June 2, 2019 at approximately 0003 hours, Deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office located a motor vehicle parked at the Oak Creek Landing during hours the landing is posted closed to the public. The vehicle was occupied by David Urie Jones, 36 of Easton, MD and Crystal Lynn Breth, 32 of Stevensville, MD. Jones and Breth were issued criminal citations charging them with trespassing on posted public property and released on their signature.

Trespassing Arrest: On June 2, 2019 at approximately 0026 hours, Deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office located a motor vehicle parked at the Oak Creek Landing during hours the landing is posted closed to the public. The vehicle was occupied by Wilian Antonio Umana-Najarro, 30 of Rockville, MD and Jaime Eduardo Amaya-Garcia, 40 of Silver Spring, MD. Both were issued criminal citations charging them with trespassing on posted public property and released on their signature.

Warrant Arrest: On June 3, 2019, Deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office arrested Clifton Morton, 34 of Easton, MD. On June 3, 2019 the Talbot County Circuit Court issued an arrest warrant for Morton charging him with violation of pretrial conditions. Morton was taken to the Talbot County Central Booking facility where he was ordered held at the Talbot County Detention Center without bond pending further action by the Circuit Court.

Warrant Arrest: On June 3, 2019, Deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jaron Tereze Meekins, 21 of Easton, MD. The District Court for Talbot County issued an arrest warrant for Meekins charging him with violation of probation. Meekins was transported to the Talbot County Central Booking facility where he was seen and released by a District Court Commissioner after posting a pre set bond.

Threat of Arson Arrest: On June 03, 2019, Deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office stopped a motor vehicle on Landing Neck Road near Ocean Gateway for moving violations. Deputes identified the operator as Tanner Dixon Barrow, 26 of Tilghman, Maryland. Barrow was placed under arrest for driving while impaired by alcohol. While detained, Barrow made threats towards the arresting deputy of burning their residence and doing bodily harm. Barrow was charged with threat of arson and driving under the influence of alcohol. Barrow was taken to the Talbot County Central Booking facility for processing and was turned over to the Talbot County Detention Center.

Warrant Arrest: On June 10, 2019, Deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office arrested Michael Wayne Dryden, 48 of Stevensville, MD. An arrest warrant was issued by the Talbot County District Court charging Dryden with violating the terms of his probation. Dryden was transported to Talbot County Central Booking facility, awaiting an initial appearance before the District Court Commissioner.

Warrant Arrest: On June 11, 2019, Deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office arrested Earl Melton, 30 of Oxford, MD. An arrest warrant was issued by the Talbot County Circuit Court charging Melton with violating the terms of his probation. Melton was transported to Talbot County Central Booking facility where he was ordered held without bond pending further action by the Circuit Court.

Warrant Arrest: On June 12, 2019, Deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office arrested Derrick Levon Cuffie, 40 of Baltimore, MD. On April 22, 2019 an arrest warrant was issued by the Talbot County Circuit Court charging Cuffie with failure to appear at a scheduled court hearing. Cuffie was transported to Talbot County Detention Center and held without bond pending further action by the Circuit Court.

Assault Arrest: On June 12, 2019, Deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 9100 block of Black Dog Alley in reference to a domestic assault in progress. Investigation revealed Katelyn Latourette, 27 of Easton MD physically assaulted the victim after a verbal argument. Injuries observed on the victim were consistent with an assault and Latourette was placed under arrest. Latourette was charged with assault and failing to obey a lawful order. Latourette was taken to Talbot County Central Booking for processing pending further action from the courts.

Warrant Arrest: On June 13, 2019, Deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office responded to West Chester Prison in PA for an extradition. Deputies took Andrew William Carpenter, 55 of Haddon Heights, New Jersey into custody and transported him to the Talbot County Central Booking facility for processing. Talbot County District Court issued an arrest warrant for Carpenter, charging him with violation of probation for driving while intoxicated. Carpenter was ordered held at the Talbot County Detention Center without bond pending further action by the courts.

DUI/CDS Arrests: In addition to the arrest mentioned above, Deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office arrested four persons for driving under the influence of alcohol and seven persons for possession of marijuana in the amount less than ten grams. These individuals were issued civil and traffic citations, processed and released on their signatures.

Wicomico County Sheriff Press Release

O’Dea Patrick
Incident: Assault
Date of Incident: 31 May 2019
Location: Northwood Drive at Harford Road, Salisbury, MD
Suspect: Sean Patrick O’Dea, 21, Salisbury, MD
Narrative: On 31 May 2019 at 7:35 AM, a deputy came across two individuals engaged in a physical confrontation on Northwood Drive. Upon investigating what was going on, the deputy learned that this escalated from a “road rage” incident that had occurred between Sean O’Dea and another driver. The deputy learned that O’Dea was upset because he believed the other driver had cut him off. The investigation also showed that O’Dea was the aggressor in the altercation.
The deputy placed O’Dea under arrest and transported him to the Central Booking Unit where he was processed and taken in front of the District Court Commissioner. Following an initial appearance, the Commissioner released O’Dea on an unsecured bond of $10,000.00.
Charges: Assault 2nd Degree and Affray

Lewis, Brad
Incident: Assault
Date of Incident: 31 May 2019
Location: 2000 block of Goddard Parkway, Salisbury, MD
Suspect: Brad Howard Lewis, 40, Salisbury, MD
Narrative: On 31 May 2019 at 9:30 PM, a deputy arrested Brad Lewis in connection with an assault that allegedly took place at a residence in the 2000 block of Goddard Parkway in Salisbury. In this incident, Lewis is accused of assaulting a subject he resides with during an argument. It is alleged that Lewis attempted to choke this other individual and then kicked him in the face while on the floor. During the investigation, the deputy observed signs of injury that corroborated the assault complaint.
Upon arrest, the deputy transported Lewis to the Central Booking Unit where he was processed and taken in front of the District Court Commissioner. Following an initial appearance, the Commissioner detained Lewis in the Detention Center without bond.
Charges: Assault 2nd Degree

Drummond, Oscar
Incident: Possession of Cocaine
Date of Incident: 1 June 2019
Location: U.S. 13 at Centre Road, Salisbury, MD
Suspect: Oscar L. Drummond, 41, Salisbury, MD
Narrative: On 1 June 2019 at 11:30 AM, a deputy stopped a vehicle operated by Oscar Drummond with the knowledge that Drummond was currently wanted on an arrest warrant for child support. Upon making contact with Drummond and taking him into custody, the deputy discovered that Drummond was in possession of a baggie that held what was recognized as cocaine and a small plastic straw.
The deputy transported Drummond to the Central Booking Unit where he was processed and taken in front of the District Court Commissioner. Following an initial appearance, the Commissioner released Drummond on Personal Recognizance on the CDS charge
Drummond was detained on the Child Support Warrant pending posting bond.
Charges: Possession of Cocaine

Taylor, Kimberly
Incident: Assault
Date of Incident: 1 June 2019
Location: 1000 block of Beaglin Park Drive Salisbury, MD
Suspect: Kimberly N. Taylor, 42, Salisbury, MD
Narrative: On 1 June 2019 at 12:36 PM, a deputy responded to the 1000 block of Beaglin Park Drive for a reported disturbance in the parking lot of the apartment building there. Upon arrival, the deputy learned that Kimberly Taylor was arguing with her husband over marital issues when she allegedly assaulted him. During the investigation the deputy observed a sign of injury that supported that claim.
The deputy placed Taylor under arrest and transported her to the Central Booking Unit where she was processed and taken in front of the District Court Commissioner. Following an initial appearance, the Commissioner released Taylor on a $25,000.00 unsecured bond.
Charges: Assault 2nd Degree

Jackson, Justin
Incident: Burglary
Date of Incident: 1 June 2019
Location: 1200 block of Pocahontas Drive, Salisbury, MD
Suspect: Justin D. Jackson, 26, Salisbury, MD
Narrative: On 1 June 2019 at 9:30 PM, a deputy responded to a reported burglary that had just occurred in the 1200 block of Pocahontas Drive in Salisbury. According to the female victim in this incident, she was home and, in her bedroom, when he former boyfriend, Justin Jackson, arrived uninvited to the residence and pushed the window air conditioning unit in her bedroom window in before crawling through the now open window. According to the victim Jackson began yelling at her, wanting to know who she was talking to on the phone. The victim ran to another part of the residence and called for the Sheriff’s Office while Jackson damaged items in the victim’s bedroom before exiting the residence. During the investigation, the deputy observed that the bedroom was in disarray and it appeared someone had entered through the window.
The investigating deputy located Jackson at another location at which time he was taken into custody. Following his arrest, Jackson was transported to the Central Booking Unit where he was processed and taken in front of the District Court Commissioner. Following an initial appearance, the Commissioner released Jackson on Personal Recognizance.
Charges: Burglary 3rd Degree, Burglary 4th Degree, Malicious Destruction of Property

Williams, Juan
Incident: Assault
Date of Incident: 4 June 2019
Location: 1000 block of West Road, Salisbury, MD
Suspect: Juan Marquis Williams, 25, Salisbury, MD
Narrative: On 4 June 2019 at 6:36 PM, a deputy responded to a residence in the 1000 block of West Road for a reported disturbance. Upon arrival, the deputy met with the female resident who advised that her son, Juan Williams, entered her bedroom and jumped on top of her while she was sleeping and demanded money. Further investigation revealed that Williams wanted $20 from his mother. The deputy observed that Williams’ mother was in pain as a result of this incident and was ultimately transported from the scene by EMS.
The deputy placed Williams under arrest and transported him to the Central Booking Unit where he was processed and taken in front of the District Court Commissioner. Following an initial appearance, the Commissioner detained Williams in the Detention Center without bond pending a District Court bond review.
Charges: Assault 2nd Degree

Graves, Theodore
Incident: Possession of Crack Cocaine
Date of Incident: 6 June 2019
Location: Carroll Street at Mill Street, Salisbury, MD
Suspect: Theodore D. Graves, 45, Salisbury, MD
Narrative: On 6 June 2019 at 3:41 AM a deputy stopped a vehicle for a stop violation. Upon approach to the vehicle, the deputy observed furtive movement by the front seat passenger, Theodore Graves, along with overt nervousness by the occupants. Following a K9 scan that yielded a positive alert for the presence of the odor of illegal drugs, the deputy initiated a search of the vehicle and the occupants. During the search the deputy discovered what was identified as crack cocaine and ecstasy in Graves’ possession.
The deputy placed Graves under arrest and transported him to the Central Booking Unit where he was processed and taken in front of the District Court Commissioner. Following an initial appearance, the Commissioner released Graves on Personal Recognizance.
Charges: Possession of Crack Cocaine and Possession of Ecstasy

Mongan, Brandon
Incident: Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol
Date of Incident: 7 June 2019
Location: Ocean Gateway at Hobbs Road, Salisbury, MD
Suspect: Brandon Lee Mongan, 29, Hagerstown, MD
Narrative: On 7 June 2019 at 11:00 PM, a deputy stopped to check on a vehicle on the shoulder of Ocean Gateway eastbound just prior to Hobbs Road in Salisbury. Upon contacting the operator, Brandon Mongan, the deputy detected that Mongan appeared under the influence of alcohol. Following sobriety testing, Mongan was placed under arrest for DUI. Following his arrest, the deputy discovered an open container of beer that Mongan had been drinking while traveling to Ocean City.
During subsequent processing, Mongan submitted to a breath sample with the result of .13.
The deputy transported Mongan to the Central Booking Unit where he was processed and taken in front of the District Court Commissioner. Following an initial appearance, the Commissioner detained Mongan in the Detention Center in lieu of $10,000.00 bond.
Charges: Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol Per Se, Driving While Impaired by Alcohol, Consuming Alcohol While Operating a Vehicle

Wicomico County Sheriff Press Release

From L-R: Jones, Kane, Elliott, Stanley, Rathel, Stanley, Burns
Incident: Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine/ Maintaining Common Nuisance
Date of Incident: May 31, 2019
Location: 26000 block of Norfolk Drive Delmar, MD 21875
Suspects:
  • Robert Douglas Jones (50 years old)
  • Johnny Lamont Kane (27 years old)
  • Joshua Allen Elliott (34 years old)
  • Raynard Percy Stanley (54 years old)
  • Randy Lee Rathel (59 years old)
  • Reginald Cornell Stanley (37 years old)
  • Madeline Michele Burns (44 years old)
Narrative: Members of the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office Community Action Team conducted an investigation into illegal narcotics being sold from a residence located in the 26000 thousand block of Norfolk Drive Delmar, MD. As result of the investigation a search and seizure warrant was authored and signed for the residence. Through the investigation it was determined that the homeowner, Robert Jones has been operating the residence as a drug house for an extended period of time. On May 31, 2019 the Salisbury Police Department Tactical Team assisted the WCSO by executing the search and seizure warrant at the residence. The homeowner, Robert Jones was located inside the residence along with Johnny Lamont Kane, Joshua Allen Elliott, Raynard Percy Stanley, Randy Lee Rathel, Reginald Cornel Stanley, and Madeline Michele Burns. The Community Action Team and Criminal Investigation Division conducted a search of the residence and located an amount of crack cocaine indicative of distribution. Scales, packaging material, cell phones and other items indicative of CDS distribution were also located in the residence. 3 vehicles were seized from the curtilage of the property and transported to WCSO. Search and seizure warrants were obtained on the vehicles and inside one of them, an AR-15 style rifle was located. US currency and paraphernalia indicative of distribution furthering the investigation of CDS distribution was located. Burns provided a false name to Deputy’s numerous times. Burns was eventually identified and found to have 4 outstanding warrants for her arrest.
Charges:
Robert Jones: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine, Maintain Common Nuisance distribution, Maintain Common Nuisance Administer, and other CDS related charges
Johnny Kane: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession of cocaine
Joshua Elliott: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession of cocaine
Raynard Stanley: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession of cocaine
Randy Rathel: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession of cocaine
Reginald Stanley: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession of cocaine
Madeline Burns: Poss of cocaine, providing a false name to avoid prosecution, obstructing and hindering, and 4 outstanding warrants
editor note: This was from last week while I was concentrating on the best of.

Road Closure Notice Seaford

Road Closure Notice
TRAFFIC ALERT FROM DELDOT
Bridge Maintenance Will Require the
Closure of Front Street-Seaford
WHEN:
7:00 a.m. on June 17, 2019 until
11:00 p.m. on August 24, 2019, pending weather.
WHERE:
Bridge over Nanticoke River on Front Street between High Street Extension Concord Road, Blades and Middleford Road, Seaford.
WHAT:
DelDOT’s contractor, Mumford & Miller Concrete Inc. will be replacing the timber deck sidewalk and making repairs to the bridge.
Detour Routes:
Northbound : East High Street to US 13 and continue north, make a left onto Middleford Road and return to Front Street.
Southbound : Middleford Road onto US 13, make a right turn to East High Street and continue westbound to Front Street.
Detour signage will be posted for motorists.

WGMD Program Schedule This Week

Monday:

Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan-820

Tuesday:

(Not an MD Guest but thought you would be interested anyway)—Rob Arlett former Head of the Trump Campaign for the State of Delaware on the Trump Re-Election Parties-720

Lower Shore Delegate Carl Anderton-820

Thursday:

RedMaryland.com Segment-750