QA Press Releases 3/18


INCIDENT:           Theft

DATE / TIME:      03/11/2013 @ 1211 Hours

LOCATION:         100 Block of Wilson Lane, Church Hill

VICTIM:               Shartinese Rochester of Church Hill


NARRATIVE:        Victim advised sometime between March 6th and March 7th, unknown person(s) removed a window air conditioner from her property. The air conditioner was several years old and valued at $150.


DEPUTY:              Deputy Chase Armington

CASE:                    13-07437


INCIDENT:           Theft

DATE / TIME:      03/11/2013 @ 1613 Hours (Reported)

LOCATION:         700 Block of Kimberly Way, Stevensville

VICTIM:               Carol A. Clothier of Colorado      


NARRATIVE:        Resident at location advised that unknown person had stolen the mailbox from the house. The owner of the house advised that the mailbox was valued at $150.


DEPUTY:              Deputy Charles Harris

CASE:                    13-07475


INCIDENT:           Possession of CDS

DATE / TIME:      03/11/2013 @ 2153 Hours

LOCATION:         Bloomfield Park, Bloomfield Farm Lane, Centreville


ARREST:               Peter Elijah Skorupa (18) of Centreville

Cody Lloyd Farber (18) of Centreville

Male (16) of Centreville

CHARGE:              Possession of CDS (Marijuana / Possession of CDS Paraphernalia


NARRATIVE:        In response to a suspicious vehicle report, Cpl. Russell located a yellow Volkswagen parked in the rear of the parking lot. As he approached he could see the interior  was full of smoke and had several occupants. When the driver opened his window the smell of burnt marijuana was obvious. The front passenger was observed to be attempting to conceal several smoking devices. As a result, the driver Peter Elijah Skorupa (18) of Centreville and a passenger Cody Lloyd Farber (18) were charged on a Criminal Summons with possession of CDs (Marijuana) and possession of CDS paraphernalia. A third person (16 year old male from Centreville) was referred to Juvenile Services for the same charges. He was released to a parent at the scene.


DEPUTY:              Cpl. Shane Russell

CASE:                    13-07518


INCIDENT:           Burglary

DATE / TIME:      03/12/2013 @ 1129 Hours

LOCATION:         400 block of Tulip Lane, Grasonville

VICTIM:               Pete Hanlon Inc. of Easton


NARRATIVE:        Property manager at the location reported that one of the residences had been forcibly entered and several televisions, a guitar and a miter saw were missing. Items had an estimated value of $5400.


DEPUTY:              Dfc. Michael Jordan

CASE:                    13-07563


INCIDENT:           Medical Emergency

DATE / TIME:      03/12/2013 @ 1510 Hours

LOCATION:         Chester River Beach Road, Grasonville

VICTIM:               Female (48) of Grasonville


NARRATIVE:        Victim was reported to have overdosed, was located on the floor and unresponsive. After several minutes she was revived enough to talk and stated she intended to harm herself. She was transported by Patrol Car to Anne Arundel Medical Center for treatment.


DEPUTY:              Deputy Chris Ahearn

CASE:                    13-07591


INCIDENT:           Burglary

DATE / TIME:      03/14/2013 @ 0612 Hours (Reported)

LOCATION:         101 Castle Marina Road, Chester

VICTIM:               “Big Daddy’s” Shell


NARRATIVE:        Operators of the Gas Station reported a burglary at the gas station upon arriving for work. Unknown person had forcibly entered the station and had stolen cash and cartons of cigarettes valued at over $1000. Security video shows a subject with the face covered and wearing a hooded sweatshirt crawling on the floor. Damages were estimated at $5000.


DEPUTY:              Dfc. Jessica Kellogg

CASE:                    13-07784


INCIDENT:           Theft

DATE / TIME:      03/14/2013 @ 1156 Hours

LOCATION:         1925 Main Street, Chester

VICTIM:               Safeway


NARRATIVE:        Store personnel reported a white heavy-set brunette female walked out of the store with a cartload of items without paying for them. It was estimated at over $300 of items including milk, Red Bull packs, a case of energy drinks and baking pans. The woman was driving a dark colored Dodge SUV. Investigation remains open.  


DEPUTY:              Dfc. Jessica Kellogg

CASE:                    13-07837



INCIDENT:           Violation of Peace Order

DATE / TIME:      03/06/2013 @ 2008 Hours

LOCATION:         300 Block of Conquest Road, Centreville, MD

VICTIM:               Robin L. Kirsch of Centreville, MD

ARREST:               Brandon Lee Kirsch (25) of Centreville, MD

CHARGE:              Violation of Peace Order


NARRATIVE:        Deputy dispatched to location for a verbal domestic. On arrival Robin Kirsch reported an argument with her son because she refused to fix him something to eat. Both parties advised no assault had occurred. However there was an active Peace Order between the two in which it was stated that Brandon was not to contact his mother or be at that residence. Brandon Kirsch was placed under arrest and taken to Sheriff’s Headquarters. After processing, a District Court Commissioner released him on his own recognizance.


DEPUTY:              Dfc. George Sewell

CASE:                    13-06921


INCIDENT:           Burglary

DATE / TIME:      03/07/2013 @ 1105 Hours (Reported)

LOCATION:         300 Block of Central Avenue, Centreville

VICTIM:               Stephen P. Carroll of Centreville

                              Thomas L. Watkins of Centreville


NARRATIVE:        Victim Carroll reported that someone had entered his residence sometime between 3/1 and 3/7 and had taken a briefcase belonging to his roommate. The briefcase contained a birth certificate for Mr. Watkins, legal & banking items, several women’s gold rings, a women’s gold watch, a man’s diamond ring, a 1966 Washington College ring, and a Sheriff’s Badge from Palm Beach County Florida. Items had an estimated value of $7,290.


DEPUTY:              Dfc. Lee Becker

CASE:                    13-06971


INCIDENT:           Theft

DATE / TIME:      03/07/2013 @ 1238 Hours (Reported)

LOCATION:         1925 Main Street, Chester

VICTIM:               Paula E. Chaney of Stevensville


NARRATIVE:        Victim reported that her gasoline rewards from her Safeway account had been used without her knowledge and approval. At the time, she was to receive a discount of 60 cents per gallon. Safeway records indicate that the points were used on February 20th. Case remains open pending retrieval of security footage.


DEPUTY:              Deputy Chris Neall

CASE:                    13-06979


INCIDENT:           Burglary

DATE / TIME:      03/08/2013 @ 1545 Hours (Reported)

LOCATION:         1000 Block of Rolph’s Wharf Road, Chestertown (QA County)

VICTIM:               Sandra Strouse of Chestertown


NARRATIVE:        Victim reported leaving her pocketbook on a chair upon returning home. On today’s date at about 0630 Hours, she realized a side door to the house was open. Believing that the wind had caused it to be open, she didn’t realize someone had entered the house until discovering her pocketbook to be missing. The  pocketbook was brown & black containing her driver’s license, glasses and $800 in cash.


DEPUTY:              Deputy Mitchell Jones

CASE:                    13-07129


INCIDENT:           Traffic Stop / Possession of CDS

DATE / TIME:      03/08/2013 @ 2305 Hours

LOCATION:         RT 300 near Church Circle, Sudlersville


ARREST:               Cody Austin Ayala (20) of Dover, DE

                              Wayne Thomas Lewis (18) of Smyrna, DE

                              Daren Tyler Helwig (18) of Smyrna, DE


CHARGE:              AYALA – Possession of CDS (Marijuana) / Traffic (Driving without License)

                              LEWIS –  Possession of CDS (Marijuana)

                              HELWIG – Possession of CDS (Marijuana)


NARRATIVE:        A red Camaro with Delaware registration was stopped for several moving violations and a light not working on RT 300. The vehicle was slow to stop and occupants were seen moving around. The driver, identified as Cody Ayala stated he only possessed a learner’s permit and that he had just purchased the car. A K9 scan resulted in two blunt cigars with suspected marijuana and $460 cash being seized. All three were placed under arrest, processed at the Sheriff’s Headquarters and released on their signatures.


DEPUTY:              Dfc. Seth Ambrose

ASSIST:                 Dfc. R. Boyles & K9 Beny

CASE:                    13-07172


INCIDENT:           Assault

DATE / TIME:      03/09/2013 @ 0152 Hours

LOCATION:         Wells Road, Grasonville

VICTIM:               Kelly C. Randolph of Cape St. Clair, MD

ARREST:               Pending


NARRATIVE:        Victim reported she was with friends at a bar on Wells Cove Road when she began to argue with a former male friend. When the victim attempted to contact security to advise them that the male was only 20, the male allegedly then struck the victim in the face. The victim being 18 then left the establishment with friends. The deputy noted that the victims upper cheek and eye was swollen. Attempts to locate the male was unsuccessful that night. Investigation remains open.


DEPUTY:              Sgt. Mark Carr

CASE:                    13-07181


INCIDENT:           MDOP

DATE / TIME:      03/09/2013 @ 0846 Hours (Reported)

LOCATION:         1300 Block of Carmichael Road, Queenstown

VICTIM:               Dan Calwell of Queenstown


NARRATIVE:        Victim reported unknown person had struck and dented his mailbox with an improvised club made from a broomstick & boat zincs. The “club” was recovered at the scene. Damages were estimated at $50.


DEPUTY:              Deputy Steve Matthews

CASE:                    13-07207