QA Press Release 8/3


15-21467 - CDS Seized HE, Stanley




INCIDENT:           Traffic Arrest

DATE / TIME:      07/17/2015 @ 0106 Hours

LOCATION:         RT 213 @ RT 18, Centreville, MD



DETAILS:              Deputy saw a beige Chrysler cross the double yellow line and into his lane of travel.  After turning on the car, it was stopped with the driver being identified as Ronald Leon Hawkins (62) of Queenstown. Mr. Hawkins advised his license was suspended and that he had been drinking. When asked he verified that the tags on the Chrysler where actually issued to his truck.


After attempting several field sobriety tasks, Ronald Hawkins was charged with DWI and additional traffic citations. He was released at the scene to a sober family member.


DEPUTY:               Dfc. Brad Martz

CASE:                    15-21172



INCIDENT:           Traffic Arrest

DATE / TIME:      07/17/2015 @ 2008 Hours

LOCATION:         RT 50 near Nesbit Road, Queenstown


DETAILS:              A red & silver  Honda motorcycle was observed passing traffic on the shoulder of RT 50 near Nesbit Road at a high rate of speed. The bike continued on the shoulder passing the deputy’s patrol car and was clocked at 130 MPH. When the deputy activated his emergency equipment, the bike then crossed several lanes of weaving thru traffic and continued onto RT 301.


At that time a second deputy was on RT 301 further north and was radioed to look for a motorcycle traveling at an excess of 155 MPH.  The bike then slowed down and a second attempt to stop it was attempted. The driver tried to take off again but apparently overheated and pulled to the shoulder near RT 301 & John Brown Road.


The driver was identified as Christopher Michael Welch (23) of Centreville. He was charged with fleeing & eluding police and numerous traffic citations.


DEPUTY:               Dfc. Brad Martz

CASE:                    15-21273


INCIDENT:           Possession of CDS

DATE / TIME:      07/18/2015 @ 2352 Hours

LOCATION:         Sonny Schultz Blvd., Stevensville, MD


DETAILS:              A 2007 Toyota Corolla was stopped for a headlight out. While talking with the occupants, a strong odor of marijuana was detected.


A search of the car located a grinder with a small amount of suspected marijuana and a cigar with suspected marijuana.  Continued search resulted in locating a backpack that contained with several containers with numerous packed bags of suspected marijuana, smaller packs of suspected marijuana, suspected psilocybin mushrooms, suspected hash oil, hash “rock and oxycodone and amphetamine pills.


Interviews of the subjects determined that the backpack belonged to the passenger, Stanley He (27) of Bethesda, Md.  He was charged with several counts of possession of CDS and  Possession with intent to distribute CDS. He was held on until a  $10,000 was posted.


The driver identified as Davis Tang (26) of North Potomac, MD was charged on a Civil Citation for possession of CDS (Marijuana) and released.


DEPUTY:               Deputy Brad Martz / Deputy Keith Buscemi

CASE:                    15-21467


INCIDENT:           DWI

DATE / TIME:      07/19/2015 @ 0904 Hours

LOCATION:         1600 Block of Dixon Tavern Road, Barclay


DETAILS:              Deputies were dispatched to the location for a report of an unconscious subject in a vehicle. On arrival they saw a male later identified as Enrique Alej Morales Velasquez (32) of Henderson passed out with the vehicle running. Numerous beer bottles, open & unopened were in the vehicle, a Honda Accord. The driver was unable to stand without assistance and would only mumble he liked beer.


Velasquez was transported by ambulance to Chester River Medical Center where he was issued a citation for DWI and released to the care of the hospital.


DEPUTY:               Dfc. Eric Goodman

CASE:                    15-21500


INCIDENT:           Domestic Assault

DATE / TIME:      07/19/2015 @ 2246 hours

LOCATION:         Ackerman Court, Stevensville, MD


DETAILS:              Deputies called to residence for a domestic. On arrival the victim reported she  had an argument with suspect and that he had pushed her against a wall and onto the floor. Victim stated she and a small child had locked themselves in a bedroom and called 911. The victim had visible minor injuries.


On arrival the suspect had left the residence but return while deputies were there. Ernest Wesley Gregory Jr. (32) was placed under arrest for assault.  He was later held at the detention center on a $5000 bond.


DEPUTY:               Deputy Keith Buscemi

CASE:                    15-21576


INCIDENT:           Burglary

DATE / TIME:      07/19/2015 @ 2250 Hours

LOCATION:         201 North Church Street, Sudlersville


DETAILS:              Following a report of a burglary in progress at the old Middle School building by several persons, Sheriff’s Deputies responded in time to locate five males climbing out of a second story window. A search of the building located another male suspect.


All suspects were identified as juveniles aged 16-17 from Centreville, Marydel, Church Hill, and Sudlersville areas. Parents of the subjects were contacted and responded to the location to claim their teenagers. All were referred to Juvenile Services for Burglary.


DEPUTY:               Dfc. Larry Steenken / Dfc. Jason Rickard

CASE:                    15-21577