QA Press Release 2/23


INCIDENT:                          Motor Vehicle Collision 

DATE AND TIME REPORTED:      02/21/18 1738hrs

LOCATION:                       Corsica Neck Road near Willis Road, Centreville

VICTIM:                             22yr Old W/F from Centreville

52yr Old W/M from Centreville

NARRATIVE:                      On 02/21/18 at 1738hrs, Sgt Sean Hampton responded to Corsica Neck Road near Willis Road in Centreville for a report of a serious motor vehicle collision. His investigation revealed that a driver was operating a 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe west on Corsica Neck Road just prior to Willis road, when she crossed the center line and struck a 2014 ram 2500 truck being operated head on. The heavily damaged Hyundai Santa Fe came to rest on the south side of the roadway against a utility pole. Units from the Queen Anne’s County Emergency Services Department, along with the Goodwill Volunteer Fire Department and the Queenstown volunteer Fire Department worked for more than 30 minutes to free the victim from the wreckage. Once she was extricated, she was transported by MSP Trooper 6 to Shock Trauma for treatment. The victim was transported by ambulance to the Queenstown Emergency Center for treatment. The investigation into the cause of the collision is ongoing and charges are pending.

INVESTIGATOR:              Sgt Sean Hampton and Units from the Centreville Police Department

CASE NUMBER:               18-5305

INCIDENT:   Suspicious Activity / CDS Possession

DATE / TIME:   02/22/18 @ 12:15 PM

LOCATION:   7-11 Convenience Store @ 107 Dominion Road Chester, MD

Arrest:   Linda Bartholomew – w/female

DETAILS:   Deputies observed the female later identified as Linda Bartholomew, involved in what appeared to be suspicious activity in the area of the 7-11 convenience store.  Deputies conducted an investigative stop of Ms. Bartholomew. During this time she was found to be in possession of a short circular piece of metal tubing which contained a small amount of suspected cocaine.  Linda Bartholomew was subsequently arrested and transported to the Sheriff’s Office for the booking process.  She was later seen by the District Court Commissioner at the Commissioner’s Office. She was held at the Queen Anne’s County Detention center on a $2,000.00 bond.

DEPUTY:   Deputy D. Bush

CASE:   18-5360


INCIDENT:   Motor Vehicle Collision – Property Damage

DATE / TIME:     02/21/18 @ 09:42 AM


DRIVER:   53 yr. old male from Seaford, Delaware

LOCATION:   Discovery Lane near Perry’s Corner Road Grasonville

DETAILS:   Vehicle was traveling west on Discovery Lane.  Driver failed to give full attention and left the travel portion of the roadway.  The vehicle entered a ditch and overturned.  The gravel roadway and the ditch were significantly damaged due to the weight of the vehicle.  Chambers Towing removed the vehicle from the scene.  No injuries were reported.

DEPUTY:   Deputy D. Bush

CASE:   18-5259


INCIDENT:     Identity Theft

DATE / TIME:  02/21/18 @ 04:57 PM

LOCATION:   100 Block of Snyder Lane Chestertown, MD

DETAILS:   Complainant advised that she had recently attempted to open a Sprint cellular service account, at which time she was advised that an account was already open under her social security number.  The complainant stated that she was advised that the account had been opened 9 years ago, but this was the first that she had been made aware of this.  Additionally there was an outstanding balance on the account of $367.  The complainant was advised what steps to take in contacting the Social Security Administration as well as cred bureaus.  Case investigation is ongoing.

DEPUTY:   Cpl. M. Bassaro

CASE:   18-5301