QA Press Release 11/7



DATE / TIME:    11/04/2011 @ 1424 Hours

LOCATION:      318 Wilson Road, Grasonville

VICTIM:            John E. Hadrick of Grasonville


NARRATIVE:     Victim reported while he was at the rear of his house he realized that his back door had been pried open.  Missing from the residence is an “old” bolt action 16 gauge shotgun and a hunting knife with a dark handle. Items were valued at $70.


DEPUTY:          Deputy William Miller

ASSIST:           N/A

CASE:              11-36443




INCIDENT:        Theft from Vehicle

DATE / TIME:    11/04/2011 @ 1702 Hours

LOCATION:      Park & Ride @ 301 & 304 near Centreville

VICTIM:            Christi Brown of Easton


NARRATIVE:     Victim reported parking her Saturn 4 door at the park & ride around 1 PM and returned about three hours later to find someone had entered the car and taken the radio head, several CDs, her checkbook and medication. No damage was done to the vehicle as it was unlocked. Loss was estimated at $160.


DEPUTY:          Dfc. George Sewell

ASSIST:           N/A

CASE:              11-36461




INCIDENT:        Theft

DATE / TIME:    11/04/2011 @ 1913 Hours

LOCATION:      9 Mariners Way, Stevensville

VICTIM:            June Shaffner of Stevensville


NARRATIVE:     Victim reported leaving her purse on the sofa in her residence and going to bed. Upon awaking she saw that her purse was gone. The victim’s daughter and grandson had arrived after she went to bed and both say they saw the purse. No forced entry into the residence was located. The purse is described as black leather containing several charge cards & $200 cash.


DEPUTY:          Dfc. Stephen Fraser

ASSIST:           N/A

CASE:              11-36472





DATE / TIME:    11/05/2011 @ 0917 Hours

LOCATION:      425 Outlet Center, Queenstown

VICTIM:            Gucci Store


NARRATIVE:     Samantha Hunter, manager at Gucci reports that on Friday three subjects were in the store around 1900 hours. While one occupied sales staff, the others stole several items from an unlocked display cabinet and items on display near the door. Video footage shows the group taking the items and inventory confirmed that seven wallets, a black python handbag and a brown BEBE bag were taken. The subjects were able to exit without security measures being activated. The items were valued at $3441.00


The suspects were described as:


Suspect 1) African-American female wearing a white hat with a Pom-Pom, gray sweatshirt with “GIANTS” on it, gray sweatpants with “NY”, and a jeans jacket carrying two shopping bays.


Suspect 2) African-American male wearing a white bandana, white jacket and jeans


Suspect 3) African-American male wearing a black jacket with red symbols, blue jeans and black tennis shoes.


DEPUTY:          Dfc. Amanda Watts

ASSIST:           N/A

CASE:              11-36525




INCIDENT:        Theft

DATE / TIME:    11/05/2011 @ 2310 Hours

LOCATION:      419 Outlet Center, Queenstown

VICTIM:            Christy D. Burke-Columbo of Queenstown


NARRATIVE:     Victim reported the theft of her wallet from her purse. The theft was discovered when she went to pay for a purchase and was unable to locate the purse. Victim reports she believes the theft occurred while at work at the Easy Spirit store at the Outlets. She recalls a group of African American males in the store and one contacted her about buying a gift card. During that time she noticed the other men at the rear of the store. One of the men in the group, told the male at the counter that is phone was dying and left the store. The man purchasing the gift card didn’t have enough money and said he was going to his car for the additional cash. The remaining men then exited and none of the group returned.


The victim’s wallet, a tan GUESS snake print, contained numerous credit cards, ID cards four gift cards and $50 with a total loss of $260. Upon discovering the wallet missing, the victim checked her bank balance since she was recently paid and learned her balance was $0. The card had already been used at convenience stores and gas stations in Annapolis for several hundred dollars.


DEPUTY:          Dfc. Stephen Fraser

ASSIST:           N/A

CASE:              11-36603



INCIDENT:        Medical Emergency

DATE / TIME:    11/05/2011 @ 2340 Hours

LOCATION:      Fischer Road, Grasonville

VICTIM:            Male (59) of Grasonville


NARRATIVE:     Dfc. Boyles was dispatched to the residence for a male subject who had taken a large amount of medication. The subject was transported to Anne Arundel Medical Center for treatment.


DEPUTY:          Dfc. Robert Boyles

ASSIST:           N/A

CASE:              11-36605



INCIDENT:        Attempt M/V Theft

DATE / TIME:    11/06/2011 @ 0034 Hours                     

LOCATION:      127 Walnut Street, Church Hill

VICTIM:            Lee R. Moore of Church Hill


NARRATIVE:     Victim reported that an unknown person had attempted to steal his Kawasaki motorcycle. Sometime between 2030 on 11/5 and 0030 hours on 11/6 the suspect had removed the bike’s cover, removed the handlebars and cut the clutch and brake lines in order to circumvent the bikes security measures. The bike had been moved about 10 feet before being left. No estimate was made on the damages.


DEPUTY:          Deputy Whitney Elliott

ASSIST:           N/A

CASE:              11-36610




INCIDENT:        Phone Harassment

DATE / TIME:    11/06/2011 @ 1456 Hours

LOCATION:      Stevensville, MD

VICTIM:            Female (12) of Stevensville


NARRATIVE:     The parents reported that their 12 year old daughter was receiving text messages from adult male and that the content of the messages were sexual. Further checking of the phone indicated that several of the male subjects had also called her. Investigation by the parents resulted in learning that the messages had been going on for several months and involved four different males. The girl had portrayed herself to be in the early 20’s and had given the subjects her first and middle name and other information which allowed them to get enough information to locate her. The parents have taken steps to disassociate their daughter from these subjects.


Sheriff Hofmann reminds all parents of the importance to maintain a watch on their children’s phones. Predators, sex texting and illicit photographs have been found on local juvenile’s phones. For more information on how to protect your children contact Cpl. Sean Hampton of the Sheriff’s Resource Unit at (410) 758-0770.


DEPUTY:          Dfc. Amanda Watts

ASSIST:           N/A

CASE:              11-36663