QA Press Release 3/26




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INCIDENT:           Theft

DATE / TIME:      03/18/2013 @ 1403 Hours (Reported)

LOCATION:         200 Block of Ellicott Drive, Chester

VICTIM:               Melody Anthony of Chester


NARRATIVE:        Victim reported finding several items missing from her Ford Escape while it was parked in her driveway. Items missing included sunglasses, six CDs and a Tom Tom GPS. Also reported was damage to a door on the vehicle where it appeared to have been pried. Estimated value of items missing was $795 and damages at $500.


DEPUTY:              Dfc. Jessica Kellogg

CASE:                    13-08324


INCIDENT:           Medical Emergency

DATE / TIME:      03/20/2013 @ 0516 Hours

LOCATION:         Baxter Road, Sudlersville

VICTIM:               Male (mid-50’s) of Sudlersville


NARRATIVE:        Dispatch received a call from a relative stating the male subject was at his residence and threatening to harm himself. Deputies responded to find the male with a pistol to his head. After several minutes talking to the subject, he looked down at the pistol and said “God Forgive me”. At that time one of the deputies fired his Taser with one of the probe striking him in the hand while the other deputy pushed the weapon away and attempted to cuff him. After a brief resistance the deputies were able to subdue the man. The man was taken to Chester River Medical Center for treatment by ambulance accompanied by a deputy. The pistol was found to be loaded with six rounds.


DEPUTY:              Deputy Whitney Elliott

ASSIST:                 Dfc. Eric Goodman

CASE:                    13-08492


INCIDENT:           MDOP

DATE / TIME:      03/20/2013 @ 0750 Hours (Reported)

LOCATION:         200 Block of Cove Road, Queenstown

VICTIM:               Steven Stoltenberg of Queenstown


NARRATIVE:        Victim reported finding his Ford Escape parked in his driveway with two flat tires and upon checking saw that both tires were missing the valve stems. Damages including towing was $81.00


DEPUTY:              Dfc. Chris Parkinson

CASE:                    13-08500


INCIDENT:           Theft

DATE / TIME:      03/20/2013 @ 1623 Hours

LOCATION:         Bayside Elementary School, Stevensville

VICTIM:               Joyce Krause of Stevensville


NARRATIVE:        Victim advised her son’s gray and blue Nitrous Cobra bicycle was taken from the bike rack at the school. The bike was valued at $300.


DEPUTY:              Dfc. Larry Steenken

CASE:                    13-08562


INCIDENT:           MDOP

DATE / TIME:      03/20/2013 @ 2240 Hours (reported)

LOCATION:         200 Block of Glanding Road, Millington

VICTIM:               Barbara Calder of Millington


NARRATIVE:        Victim reported parking her Chevrolet in her driveway after arriving home. At around 2200 Hours she and her husband left for a short time and upon returning they found all four tires on the Chevrolet had been punctured. Damages were estimated at $320.


DEPUTY:              Deputy Chase Armington

CASE:                    13-08577


INCIDENT:           MDOP

DATE / TIME:      03/21/2013 @ 1322 Hours

LOCATION:         Queen Mary Court, Chester

VICTIM:               Janelle L. Stroup of Chester


NARRATIVE:        Victim stated she was parked in her driveway and talking on the phone, when she heard something strike her Hyundai Sante Fe. She checked the vehicle and found a ½ in round mark on the right front door. Victim advised she did not see anyone in the area at the time of occurrence. Damage was estimated at $300.


DEPUTY:              Dfc. Jason Rickard

CASE:                    13-08634


INCIDENT:           Burglary

DATE / TIME:      03/21/2013 @ 1537 Hours

LOCATION:         200 Block of Fourth Street, Crumpton

VICTIM:               Ruth Wilds of Crumpton


NARRATIVE:        Victim stated he returned to her residence at about 1530 hours after being gone for about ½ Hour. Upon entering the residence she found her bedroom window open and a jewelry box and several storage boxes on her bed and floor. She also found her prescription medicine and jewelry dropped outside near the window. Items missing included a gold & diamond bracelet and coins described as silver coins issued from 1900 / 1950s, wheat pennies and Jefferson nickels. The items were valued at $2000.


DEPUTY:              Dfc. George Sewell

CASE:                    13-08649


INCIDENT:           Theft

DATE / TIME:      03/21/2013 @ 2100 Hours

LOCATION:         100 Block of Longfellow Drive, Chestertown (QA County)

VICTIM:               Jennifer Lurch of Chestertown


NARRATIVE:        Victim reported her Dodge Durango had been entered while parked in the driveway and her Jenson Stereo had been removed from the dash. The stereo was valued at $500 and the dash was damaged to an estimated $100.


DEPUTY:              Deputy Chase Armington

CASE:                    13-08668


INCIDENT:           Theft

DATE / TIME:      03/22/2013 @ 0545 Hours

LOCATION:         451 Grange Hall Road, Queenstown

VICTIM:               David A. Bramble Inc.


NARRATIVE:        Employee arriving for work discovered the gate post unsecured and that someone had stolen approximately 50 gallons of diesel fuel valued at $150.00


DEPUTY:              Dfc. Eric Goodman

CASE:                    13-08698


INCIDENT:           Theft

DATE / TIME:      03/22/2013 @ 1209 Hours (Reported)

LOCATION:         3023 Kent Narrows Way, Grasonville

VICTIM:               Luke Phipps of Centreville


NARRATIVE:        Victim reported sometime between 1700 Hours on 3/21 to the mourning of 3/22 unknown person(s) had stolen a pair of 20’ aluminum outriggers off of his Boston Whaler boat. The boat was sitting in the parking lot of the narrows restaurant at the time of the theft. The outriggers a have a value of $8000.


DEPUTY:              Dfc. Jessica Kellogg

CASE:                    13-08736