QA Press Release 8/19





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INCIDENT:          Stolen Bicycles

DATE / TIME:     08/05/2014 @ 1311 Hours (Reported)

LOCATION:         300 Block of Melvin Ave., Grasonville


NARRATIVE:       The theft of the bikes was reported by a grandparent of one of the juvenile victims. It was reported that the two bicycles were left in the front yard last seen sometime after midnight on 8/5 and discovered missing at 1300 hours that afternoon


The bikes were described as a blue/black/gray framed GT Custom Mountain Bike with numerous custom items including a red front tire, a black pan eraser, primo wide pedals, black Asonic handle bars and a front disc brake. This bike was valued at $700. The second bike was a black & white Avigo children’s bike valued at $200.


DEPUTY:             Deputy Scott Hogan

CASE:                  14-25274


INCIDENT:          Fraud

DATE / TIME:     08/06/2014 @ 0917 Hours

LOCATION:         Stevensville, MD


NARRATIVE:       A program to offer emergency assistance persons with bills funded by a local church in Stevensville has reported several fraudulent charges to their account. The program makes the payments directly rather than hand out checks to the person. When a local woman was able to get an actual check from the program several charges were notified on a bank statement. The woman appears to have used the routing number from the check to set up several direct payments to insurance and cell phone companies.


The account has since been frozen and investigation continues.


DEPUTY:             Deputy Brad Martz

ASSIST:                QA States Attorney’s Office

CASE:                  14-25416


INCIDENT:          Burglary

DATE / TIME:     08/06/2014 @ 2140 Hours

LOCATION:         300 Block of Little Eagle Road, Centreville

VICTIM:              Dan & Linda Rohleder of Centreville


NARRATIVE:       Victims returned home to find the residence had been broken into with cash and numerous jewelry items missing. Some of the jewelry was described as a pearl necklace, a purple Amethyst ring and a high school class ring. The loss was estimated at $20,000. The Sheriff’s Criminal Investigation Unit has taken the case.


DEPUTY:             Deputy Kevin Fleck

ASSIST:                C.I.U

CASE:                  14-25492


INCIDENT:          Warrant Service / CDS

DATE / TIME:     08/07/2014 @ 0800 Hours

LOCATION:         200 Block of Merganser Drive, Chestertown


ARREST:              Alana Gail McMorris (32) of Chestertown

CHARGE:            Violation of Probation / Possession of CDS (Cocaine)


NARRATIVE:       Deputy went to a residence on Merganser Drive and on arrival saw McMorris in the kitchen and placed her under arrest on a Bench Warrant for VOP. She asked to use her cell phone to call someone to care for a family member. When the deputy looked in her purse for the cell phone, he saw a metal spoon and a smoking device with suspected cocaine residue.


McMorris was held on no bail at the QA Detention Center.


DEPUTY:             Deputy Joey Timms

CASE:                  14-25520


INCIDENT:          Theft from vehicle

DATE / TIME:     08/07/2014 @ 0948 Hours (Reported)

LOCATION:         700 Block of Main Street, Stevensville

VICTIM:              Stephanie T. Smith of Stevensville


NARRATIVE:       Victim reported the theft of $45 in change and her checkbook from her unlocked Dodge van parked in her driveway sometime from August 6th to the morning of August 7th.


DEPUTY:             Dfc. Chris Ahearn

CASE:                  14-25528


INCIDENT:          Burglary

DATE / TIME:     08/07/2014 @ 1034 Hours

LOCATION:         200 Block of Asland Drive, Centreville

VICTIM:              Serenity Homes of Centreville


NARRATIVE:       Owner of the company advised a house under construction had been entered and damaged sometime around the 1sty week of August. He reported finding a dozen copper wires in the basement had been cut and removed. The loss was estimated at $250.


DEPUTY:             Deputy Joey Timms

CASE:                  14-25537


INCIDENT:          Burglary

DATE / TIME:     08/07/2014 @ 1911 hours

LOCATION:         200 Block of Burchard Sawmill Road, Chestertown (QA)

VICTIM:              James K. Douglas of Chestertown


NARRATIVE:       Victim reported that a broken window was noticed at the wood shop behind the residence. A check of the building revealed numerous power tools missing including a power washer, a Delta surface Planer, a Milwaukee hammer drill, a Ryobi Router, Ryobi portable table saw, a Bostich air compressor and several nail guns. The estimated loss was over $4000.


DEPUTY:             Deputy Kevin Fleck

ASSIST:                Detective Maria Bassaro

CASE:                  14-25581


INCIDENT:          Medical Emergency

DATE / TIME:     08/07/2014 @ 2052 Hours

LOCATION:         100 block of Perry’s Corner Road, Grasonville

VICTIM:              Female (early 60’s)


NARRATIVE:       Care giver at location reported a female resident had left the building and was in a car asking for a ride. When escorted back to the residence she became combative and abusive. She was taken into custody and transported to Anne Arundel Medical Center for treatment.


DEPUTY:             Deputy Chris Neall

CASE:                  14-25585



DATE / TIME:     08/08/2014 @ 0948 Hours

LOCATION:         1400 Block of Land’s End Road, Centreville

VICTIM:              Austin Reed of Centreville


NARRATIVE:       Victim reported unknown person(s) had damaged an electric gate at the residence. The motor and connection had be knocked off of the gate causing an estimated damage of $1500. The incident is believed to have occurred sometime during the 1st week of August.


DEPUTY:             Deputy Rudy Draper

CASE:                  14-25633