QA Press Release 2/24





INCIDENT:           Theft

DATE / TIME:      02/13/2017 @ 1630 Hours (reported)

LOCATION:         Piney Narrows Road, Chester


CHARGED:           Jamie Raygene Bartholomew (23) of Centreville


DETAILS:              Victim reported that January 26th when she returned to her residence, she discovered her light blue Dinocraft Magna Bicycle valued at $200 was missing. She recalled a stranger described as a short white male was walking in the neighborhood that morning.


On February 13th she and a friend were driving on Main Street in Chester, when they noticed that Shore Pawn had a light blue Dinocraft Magna Bicycle outside in front of Shore Pawn.

Contact was made with the owner of the pawn shop who supplied the record of the transaction. On January 31st  Jamie Bartholomew had pawned the bike for $20. Records show that Bartolomew is listed at 5’00”. The victim also identified Bartolomew as the man she saw walking in her neighborhood.

A Criminal Summons was issued charging Bartholomew with Theft.


DEPUTY:              Deputy Tim Matteson

CASE:                    17-04495


INCIDENT:           Theft / Burglary

DATE / TIME:      02/13/2017 @ 1451 Hours (Reported)

LOCATION:         Piver Lane, Millington


DETAILS:              Victim reported missing several items from his residence including a tan Breedlove mandolin in a case, a Hohner harmonica, and a Burswood Guitar. There was no sign of a break-in and the last time the items were seen was sometime before Christmas. The items were valued at over $2000.


The theft remains under investigation…


DEPUTY:              Dfc. Andrew Neall

CASE:                    17-04484


INCIDENT:           Burglary / Theft from Vehicle

DATE / TIME:      02/11/2017 @ 1536 Hours (Reported)

LOCATION:         200 & 300 Block of Claiborne Drive, Centreville


DETAILS:              1st Victim reported someone had entered the garage of his vacant house and took several wrenches and sockets from a toolbox still at the residence. The tools were valued at $100.


While canvasing the neighbor, a second victim was located a block away. This victim stated he had left his wallet in his unlocked truck overnight. Victim discovered the theft later in the day when he went to purchase a pizza. The wallet contained about $70 cash and bank cards.


DEPUTY:              Dfc. Brad Martz

CASE:                    17-04323


INCIDENT:           MDOP

DATE / TIME:      02/10/2017 @ 2200 Hours

LOCATION:         300 Block of 4th Street Crumpton


DETAILS:              Victim reported that sometime between 1800 to 2000 hours, unknown person bent her Direct TV satellite dish in half. There are no suspects at this time.


DEPUTY:              Deputy Tim Myers

CASE:                    17-04258


INCIDENT:           CDS possession (Not Marijuana)

DATE / TIME:      02/08/2017 @ 0330 Hours

LOCATION:         500 Block of Brownsville Road, Centreville, MD


DETAILS:              Deputy Martz patrolling in the area saw a vehicle parked at a house under construction. A closer check showed there were three persons in the car and when contacted none of the subjects had ID. While speaking with the occupants, a paper bag with small baggies on the driver’s floor was observed.


When a backup unit arrived, the driver later identified as Quintez Lemaine Gross of Centreville bolted from the car and ran from the scene. A canvas of the area failed to locate Gross, who it was learned had an outstanding warrant from the Chestertown Police.


The other occupants were detained at the scene. A search of the car resulted in the seizure of CDS paraphernalia the two occupants. The two were husband (53) and wife (61) and were from Salisbury. They were released at the scene with charges pending.


DEPUTY:              Dfc. Brad Martz / 1st Sgt. John Meyers

CASE:                    17-3901


INCIDENT:           Assault

DATE / TIME:      02/13/2017 (Reported on 2/13/2017 @ 1531)

LOCATION:         441 Outlet Center Drive, Queenstown


CHARGED:           Andrew D. Doran (34) of Lincoln, DE


DETAILS:              Victim and Suspect met at the Outlets , their pre-arranged child exchange location. While there a verbal argument occurred which then lead to Doran head-butting the victim. A few more words were exchanged before Doran leaving.


Charges were filed charging Doran on a Criminal Summons for Assault. (CS is unserved at this time.)


Victim advised he wasn’t injured.


DEPUTY:              Sgt. Bruce Layton

CASE:                    17-04489


INCIDENT:           Found Property

DATE / TIME:      2/13/2017 @ 0820 Hours

LOCATION:         RT 213 near RT 50, Wye Mills


DETAILS:              Passing motorist saw an item on the side of the road and stopped to take a closer look. What he found was a control unit for a drone which appears to be in working condition which was turned in to the Sheriff’s Office.


If you have lost such an item contact the QA Sheriff’s Office property room at (410) 758-0770 ext. 1219


DEPUTY:              Cpl. Todd Svehla

CASE:                    17-04448


INCIDENT:           MDOP

DATE / TIME:      02/15/2017

LOCATION:         629 Romancoke Road, Stevensville (Mowbray Park)


VICTIM:                QAC Department of Parks & Rec


DETAILS:              It was reported that sometime between 2/10 and 2/13 someone had driven on all of the various fields causing an estimated $7000 damage.


DEPUTY:              Deputy Patrick Matteson

CASE:                    17-04447