QA Press Release 5/30




INCIDENT:           Medical Emergency

DATE / TIME:      05/20/2012 @ 0001 Hours

LOCATION:         Main Street Queenstown

VICTIM:               Female (56) of Stevensville


NARRATIVE:        Female contacted 911 and was threatening to harm herself by driving into oncoming traffic at the Bay Bridge. Subject advised she had argued with a family member and when her family went to bed she left the house. The female was taken into custody without incident and transported by patrol car to Anne Arundel Medical Center for treatment.


DEPUTY:              Dfc. Maria Bassaro

CASE:                    12-14350


INCIDENT:           Assault

DATE / TIME:      05/20/2012 @ 0138 Hours

LOCATION:         201 Wells Cove Road, Grasonville

VICTIM:               Brittany O. Hyle of Greensboro, MD

ARREST:               Pending

CHARGE:              Assault 1st & 2nd Degree and Reckless Endangerment


NARRATIVE:        Sheriff’s Deputies were called to The Jetty for a female who had been assaulted. On arrival staff advised a white female had been struck on the head with a bottle and was unconscious on the floor. Deputies located Brittany Hyle on the floor with a bleeding laceration on the right side of her head. EMS was requested and responded.


Investigation revealed the victim was seated at the bar and became involved in an argument with another female. The suspect is reported to have picked up a beer bottle and stuck the victim from behind breaking the bottle and knocking her to the floor unconscious. Security at that time escorted the suspect from the bar and she then left in an unknown vehicle and direction.


The victim advised that the suspect was her ex-boyfriends girlfriend and didn’t recall anything after being struck on the head. The victim was transported to Easton Memorial Hospital for her injuries, the laceration and several small cuts from broken glass. Several other patrons at the location advised deputies of the suspect’s name.


An application for charges was submitted to the District Court Commissioner and an arrest warrant has been issued for the suspect, a 31 year old Centreville woman.


DEPUTY:              Deputy Steve Matthews

ASSIST:                 A/Cpl. Brockman, Dfc. Fraser, Dfc. Bassaro

CASE:                    12-14355


INCIDENT:           MDOP

DATE / TIME:      05/20/2012 @ 1715 Hours (Reported)

LOCATION:         4128 Main Street, Grasonville

VICTIM:               Robert W. Marsh of Grasonville


NARRATIVE:        The victim reported parking his Chevrolet pickup at Mears Point Marina at 9PM on the 19th. When he returned on today’s date he discovered that someone had scratched his hood and both fenders. Damage was estimated at $500.


DEPUTY:              Dfc. Seth Ambrose

CASE:                    12-14422


INCIDENT:           Theft

DATE / TIME:      05/20/2012 @ 1916 Hours (Reported)

LOCATION:         32 Queen Anne Way, Chester

VICTIM:               Henrik Sorenson of Chester

ARREST:               Pending

CHARGE:              Theft

NARRATIVE:        Victim reported that he was missing a wakeboard, computer printer and a Nissan 3.5 boat motor from his residence after allowing a family member stay with him. The items were valued at $570. The victim advised that he had confronted the family member who stated he had pawned the items.


Dfc. Fraser checked the local pawn records and located a transaction involving the suspect and with the three stolen items at a pawn shop in Stevensville. Dfc. Fraser went to the shop and recovered the items.


An application has been submitted which resulted in a criminal summons being issued for the suspect. A 22 year old male from Chester.


DEPUTY:              Dfc. Stephen Fraser

CASE:                    12-14434


INCIDENT:           Medical Emergency

DATE / TIME:      05/20/2012 @ 2200 Hours

LOCATION:         Walnut Street, Church Hill

VICTIM:               Male (32) of Church Hill


NARRATIVE:        Deputies responded to location after being advised that the male implied he may harm himself. Deputies located the man who was intoxicated and reportedly taking prescription medication. The complainant reported the male was upset over a relationship issue and child visitation. The male was transported to Chester River Medical Center by Patrol car for treatment.


DEPUTY:              Deputy William Schepleng

CASE:                    12-14456


INCIDENT:           Theft

DATE / TIME:      05/21/2012 @ 1251 Hours (Reported)

LOCATION:         3420 Main Street, Grasonville

VICTIM:               Lippincott Marine


NARRATIVE:        Mr. Lippincott reported the theft of a 50 Amp CO Cord missing business. The cord had a value of $1200.


DEPUTY:              Deputy Chris Neall




INCIDENT:           Theft

DATE / TIME:      05/21/2012 @ 1342 Hours (Reported)

LOCATION:         Felton View Lane & Felton School Road, Sudlersville

VICTIM:               Charles E. Haines of Sudlersville


NARRATIVE:        Victim reported leaving his farm equipment in a field about ½ mile off the road on the 15th and upon returning on the 21st several pieces were missing. The items were described as a John Deere rotary hoe 12 FT in width with a lot of rust and a John Deere drag harrow with three pieces chained together. The two items were valued at $6,000.


DEPUTY:              Deputy Whitney Elliott

CASE:                    12-14514


INCIDENT:           Medical Emergency

DATE / TIME:      05/21/2012 @ 1755 Hours

LOCATION:         Cloverfields Development, Stevensville

VICTIM:               Female (12) of Stevensville


NARRATIVE:        Victim reportedly intentionally taken an overdose of prescription medication to harm herself over a schooling issue. She was transported to Anne Arundel Medical Center for treatment.


DEPUTY:              Dfc. Chris Schwink

CASE:                    12-14533


INCIDENT:           MDOP

DATE / TIME:      05/21/2012 @ 1826 Hours (Reported)

LOCATION:         428 Kent Narrows Way, Grasonville

VICTIM:               Larry W. Haney of Chester


NARRATIVE:        Victim reported parking his 2007 Chevrolet truck in a parking lot across from Red Eye’s Dock Bar on Saturday night. When he returned to his truck he discovered it to be damaged by a scratch across the hood. Victim advised he had not had any altercations with anyone at the bar. Damage was estimated at $1000.


DEPUTY:              Deputy Charles Harris

CASE:                    12-14536            


INCIDENT:           Possession of CDS

DATE / TIME:      05/21/2012 @ 2109 Hours

LOCATION:         Little Creek Landing, Chester


ARREST:               Male (25) from Stevensville

Female (22) from Chester

CHARGE:              Possession of CDS (Heroin) & Possession of CDS Paraphernalia


NARRATIVE:        Dfc. Kellogg checking the area of Little Creek landing located a Mazda Tribute park at the location with two occupants. After talking with the driver (Owner) who stated he had K2 and a smoking device in the vehicle, Dfc. Kellogg searched the vehicle. The search yielded the reported K2 and pipe, as well as a uncapped syringe with residue, a burnt spoon with residue, a lighter, cotton ball and an elastic band. Both subjects denied ownership of the items and claimed it belonged to another person. Dfc. Kellogg reports that the spoon still had suspected CDS in liquid form.


Charges were applied for and Criminal Summonses were issued for CDS violations.  


DEPUTY:              Dfc. Jessica Kellogg

CASE:                    12-14544


INCIDENT:           DWI Arrest

DATE / TIME:      05/21/2012 @ 2306 Hours

LOCATION:         RT 213 near Kingstown

ARREST:               Marlynn Catherine Morabito (40) of McLean VA

CHARGE:              DWI


NARRATIVE:        Sgt. Johnston in the area on patrol saw a white Land Rover with its lights on parked at a closed business. Sgt. Johnston check and found a female and small dog in the vehicle. The female had difficulty lowering the window and had several signs to suspect she had been drinking. The driver later identified as Marlynn C. Morabito stated she was coming from Lewes Delaware heading to McLean Virginia. Morabito stated she was upset over a family situation and had drank a fifth of vodka prior to leaving Lewes. A later breath test indicated she was four times over the legal limit. Morabito was charged with DWI issued citations and later released to her husband.


DEPUTY:              Sgt. Earl “Duke” Johnston

CASE:                    12-14551


INCIDENT:           Counterfeit Currency

DATE / TIME:      05/22/2012 @ 0049 Hours

LOCATION:         210 Kent Landing, Stevensville

VICTIM:               Rita’s (Linda Austin – Owner)


NARRATIVE:        Victim reported she noticed some counterfeit bills while preparing a bank deposit. The bills, two $5 Bills and a $20 bill were passed between May 21st and May 22nd. The bills were collected by the Deputy and the Secret Service was notified.


DEPUTY:              Deputy Charles Harris

CASE:                    12-14558


INCIDENT:           Driving while Suspended

DATE / TIME:      05/22/2012 @ 0236 Hours

LOCATION:         Main Street @ Chester River Beach Road, Grasonville


ARREST:               Tiffany Marie Cole (23) of Chester

CHARGE:              Driving while Suspended


NARRATIVE:        Dfc. Kellogg saw Tiffany Cole driving a blue Chevrolet passenger car on Main street and recognized her and knew she had been arrested the day before for driving while suspended. Cole was issued citations at the scene and released. During the stop, Dfc. Kellogg saw a 15 year old passenger from Grasonville with cigarettes in his possession. He was issued a civil citation and released to a parent who was called to the location.


DEPUTY:              Dfc. Jessica Kellogg

CASE:                    12-14561


INCIDENT:           Theft

DATE / TIME:      05/22/2012 @ 1108 Hours (Reported)

LOCATION:         125 Ruthsburg Road, Centreville

VICTIM:               Eric Paniere of Millington


NARRATIVE:        Victim reported that while his 2006 Chevrolet truck was parked behind the QA High School during the night, someone had removed and stole both of his taillights and third brake light. The lights were valued at $200.


DEPUTY:              Dfc. Jeremy Davidson (School Resource Deputy)

CASE:                    12-14579


INCIDENT:           Theft

DATE / TIME:      05/22/2012 @ 1908 Hours

LOCATION:         441 Outlet Center Drive, Queenstown

VICTIM:               Purevsuren Gombojav of Batavia MD


NARRATIVE:        Victim reported purchasing several items at Wilson Leather Store including four purses and a black suit jacket valued at $212. She then went into the Guess store and while shopping, she set her shopping bag down. When she went to leave the store she realized the bag was gone.


DEPUTY:              Deputy Charles Harris

CASE:                    12-14633


INCIDENT:           DWI

DATE / TIME:      05/22/2012 @ 2109 Hours

LOCATION:         RT 18 @ Postal Road, Chester


ARREST:               Benjamin R. Waller (20) of Stevensville

CHARGE:              DWI


NARRATIVE:        Cpl. Carr saw a Toyota Tacoma towing a boat trailer with any running lights or brake lights. The vehicle was stopped and the driver identified as Benjamin Waller of Stevensville. Cpl. Carr felt there were indicators present that Mr. Waller had been drinking and asked him to attempt several field sobriety tasks. During the tasks, Mr. Waller indicated he had several beers while fishing. As a result, Mr. Waller was placed under arrest for DWI. He was transported to Centreville and after Cpl. Carr issued the charging documents, Mr. Waller was released to a sober friend.


DEPUTY:              Cpl. Mark Carr

CASE:                    12-14638


INCIDENT:           MDOP

DATE / TIME:      05/23/2012 @ 0044 Hours

LOCATION:         3000 Block of Price Station Road, Church Hill

VICTIM:               Casey Strickland of Centreville

ARREST:               Jeffrey David Ireland (24) of Church Hill

CHARGE:              MDOP


NARRATIVE:        Victim reported that suspect had been drinking earlier in the evening and became agitated with her when she refused to give him the keys to her 2006 Honda Pilot. Upon her refusal, he went outside and kicked the rear door causing a large dent.  Damage was estimated at $450. Mr. Ireland was placed under arrest and charged with MDOP.


DEPUTY:              Deputy Chris Ahearn

CASE:                    12-14651