Incident: Search and Seizure Warrants
Date/Time: July 15, 2020
Location: 100 block of Carroll Road Centreville, MD 21617
300 block of Brownsville Road Centreville, MD 21617
Suspects: Victoria L Clough, W/F, 33 years old
Clinton M. Adkins, A/A/M, 68 years old
Melanie M. Turney, W/F, 48 years old
Michael Eric Berger W/M, 44 years old
Dontae Davon Dennis, A/A/M, 43 years old
Martaveous Melvin Adkins, A/A/M, 39 years old
CDS Seized: 79.2 grams of suspected cocaine, 11 grams of suspected heroin/fentanyl, 3.2 grams of marijuana, 14.6 Amphetamine pills and 50 prescription pills of unknown composition
Currency seized: $518.00 in U.S. currency
Narrative: On Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at approximately 1455 hours the Queen Anne’s County Drug Task Force, assisted by the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Team, the Kent County Narcotics Task Force, uniformed Troopers from the Centreville Barrack and members of the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office S.C.O.P.E. Unit served two related search and seizure warrants in the Brownsville Road area of Centreville, MD.
The first knock and announce search warrant was served at 300 block of Brownsville Road Centreville, MD 21617. Entry was made into the residence by the Tactical Team after the occupants refused to answer the door. A search of the residence and property revealed 21 cellulose capsules of suspected heroin/fentanyl weighing approximately 11.0 grams, 42 plastic capsules of suspected crack cocaine weighing approximately 64.6 grams, 3.2 grams of suspected marijuana and 518.00 in U.S. currency.
Martaveous Adkins, Dontae Dennis, Victoria Clough, and Clinton Adkins were all detained at the residence during the search.
The second knock and announce search warrant was simultaneously served at 100 block of Carrol Road Centreville, MD. Entry into the residence was made by the tactical team after the occupants did not come to the door. Michael Berger and two other persons were located in the residence and Melanie Turney was located in the camper parked in the driveway. A search of the residence and a camper parked in the driveway revealed 14.5 suspected Amphetamine Pills, 50 prescription pills of unknown composition, 14.6 grams of suspected cocaine, and various pieces of paraphernalia.
Sheriff Gary Hofmann says, “Our job cannot be done without the support and tips from our local community. As I have said in the past, if you have an addiction issue we are very willing to get you help, but if you sell drugs within our community it’s only a matter of time before our drug task force comes knocking on your door”.
Martaveous Adkins and Dontae Dennis, who both have long criminal histories for CDS violations and other crimes were arrested and charged with the Possession of Cocaine with the intent to distribute, the Possession of Heroin with the intent to distribute, The Possession of Fentanyl with the intent to distribute, the possession of Cocaine, the Possession of Heroin, the Possession of Fentanyl and the possession of paraphernalia. Both Marteveous Adkins and Donte Dennis were both held without bond.
Victoria Clough was on a criminal summons with possession of heroin and possession of paraphernalia and released on her signature.
Clinton Adkins was charged on an arrest warrant for Possession of Heroin with the intent to distribute, The Possession of Fentanyl with the intent to distribute, the possession of heroin, The possession of Fentanyl and the possession of paraphernalia. He was held on no bond.
Michael Berger and Melanie Turney were charged on a criminal summons with the possession of cocaine and the possession of paraphernalia. Both were released on their signature.
This investigation was in response to dozens of citizen complaints about drug use and sales from the Brownsville Road area. This investigation is continuing.
“We have a zero-tolerance for drug dealing within our neighborhoods and our community,” added Sheriff Gary Hofmann. “This is a true partnership of allied police agencies working as one team, keeping Queen Anne’s County citizens safe.”
States Attorney Lance Richardson said, “This investigation represents the successful, collaborative efforts of the law enforcement agencies which comprise the Queen Anne’s County Drug Task Force. The Drug Task Force does exceptional work and they protect our quality of life here in Queen Anne’s County. All of our law-abiding citizens owe this organization a debt of gratitude.”