QA Sheriff Press Releases 6/14/2013

image001 (400 x 133)If you have information on any of the cases below you are asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (410) 758-0770 or email at


INCIDENT: Medical Emergency

DATE / TIME: 06/07/2013 @ 2235 Hours

LOCATION: Chester, MD.

VICTIM: Female (51) of Chester


NARRATIVE: Deputies responded to a residence in Chester after a concerned family member had called the Sheriff’s Office reporting a female acting strange during a phone conversation. On arrival, deputies found several articles of clothing left in the driveway. After getting no answer to their knocks on the front door, they looked into the windows and saw a female who appeared to be passed out and a candle which was burning an interior wall. Forced entry was made and the woman was awaken. She was screaming and talking to imaginary people. Transported to Anne Arundel Medical Center where she became combative and had to be subdued by deputies and staff.


DEPUTY: Deputy Chris Ahearn

ASSIST: Deputy C. Armington & Deputy Chris Neall

CASE: 13-16779


INCIDENT: CDS Possession

DATE / TIME: 06/08/2013 @ 0148 Hours

LOCATION: Sudlersville Road @ Duhamel Corner Road, Sudlersville


ARREST: Kingston Melvin Parker (22) of Raleigh NC

CHARGE: CDS Possession of Marijuana


NARRATIVE: 2013 Dodge passenger car was stopped for speeding 21 miles over the speed limit. During the stop it was learned that the car was a rental and the driver, Kingston M. Parker was not an authorized driver per the rental agreement. A K9 scan of the car resulted in the seizure of a baggie with suspected marijuana from a backpack belonging to Parker. Parker was charged with traffic violations and Possession of CDS. After processing he was released on a $1000 unsecured bond. A passenger was not charged and the rental car was released to the person who had rented the car.


DEPUTY: Deputy Chase Armington

ASSIST: Pfc. Mike Lewis and K9 (CPD)

CASE: 13-16787



DATE / TIME: 06/07/2013 @ 0928 Hours

LOCATION: Wells Cove Road, Grasonville

VICTIM: Michelle A. Miller of Garnett Valley, PA


NARRATIVE: Victim reported she and her wedding party were at The Jetty for a rehearsal dinner. Victim advised she left her purse on the bar unattended while she mingled with her guests. When she left about 5 hours later, she realized her wallet was missing from her purse. The following morning she checked with staff at the restaurant who located her wallet in the lost & found, however $500 cash was missing.


DEPUTY: Dfc. Jason Rickard

CASE: 13-16824


INCIDENT: Underage Possession of Alcohol

DATE / TIME: 06/08/2013 @ 0957 Hours

LOCATION: RT 50 @ RT 662, Queenstown


CITATION: Maura Kathleen Souders (18) of Marriottsville, MD

CHARGE: Underage Possession of Alcohol


NARRATIVE: A Pontiac 4 Door vehicle was stopped for an obstructed windshield. During the stop it was learned that the 18 year old was in possession of several alcoholic beverages including four 12 packs of various beverages, two bottles of vodka and a bottle of rum. The alcohol was seized for destruction and she was issued a civil citation.


DEPUTY: Det. Amelia VanSant

CASE: 13-16829



DATE / TIME: 06/08/2013 @ 1346 Hours

LOCATION: 2600 Block of Ellicott Drive in Chester

VICTIM: Jonathan Berger of Chester


NARRATIVE: Victim reported that he had noticed some damage to his siding of his home last week that appeared to have been caused by someone throwing rocks at the house. On today’s date he noticed new damage to the roof of his 2010 Nissan passenger car also caused by rocks being thrown. Damages were estimated at $50 on the siding and $500 to the car.


DEPUTY: Deputy Kevin Parks

CASE: 13-16849


INCIDENT: Possession of CDS

DATE / TIME: 06/08/2013 @ 2310 Hours

LOCATION: RT 405 near RT 301, Church Hill


ARREST: Evangela Deneen Myrick (48) of Dover, DE

CHARGE: Possession of CDS (Marijuana)


NARRATIVE: 1997 Mercury was stopped for a minor traffic offense. As the driver opened the glove box to get her registration a plastic baggie with suspected marijuana was in plain view. She was placed under arrest, processed at the Sheriff’s Office and later released by a District Court Commissioner.


DEPUTY: Dfc. Seth Ambrose

CASE: 13-16922




DATE / TIME: 06/09/2013 @ 1703 Hours

LOCATION: 3632 Main Street, Grasonville

VICTIM: BP Station


NARRATIVE: The business owner, Zaid Aljalil reported that female driving a station wagon began to fuel the car with gasoline and then realized she needed diesel. Victim states the woman became angry and argued that he should have told her what pump to use. She then went to the diesel pump and fueled her car. She continued to argue with the owner and then drove off with the nozzle still in the car causing the line to break. She returned a short time later to return the nozzle but failed to remain on the scene or provide her information.


DEPUTY: Deputy Kevin Parks

CASE: 13-16990



DATE / TIME: 06/09/2013 @ 1922 Hours (Reported)

LOCATION: Thompson Creek Shopping Center, Stevensville

VICTIM: Karen Caponi-Graux of Stevensville


NARRATIVE: Victim reported that her 2007 Honda Element had been “Keyed” while she had been shopping in Food Lion that morning. Damage was on both sides of the vehicle and was estimated at $2000. The investigating deputy is seeking persons who may have been in the area that morning. If so, please contact Deputy Harris at (410) 758-0770.


DEPUTY: Deputy Charles Harris

CASE: 13-17000


INCIDENT: Burglary

DATE / TIME: 06/09/2013 @ 2319 Hours

LOCATION: 204 Medical Center Drive, Grasonville

VICTIM: Grasonville Medical Center


NARRATIVE: Deputies responded to an alarm at the location. After checking the building, they discovered fresh damage to a storage room door at the rear of the building. A check of the area failed to locate any suspects. Contact was made with an employee who advised the door did not have any damage before last night and that nothing appeared to be missing.


DEPUTY: Deputy Chris Neall

CASE: 13-17013


INCIDENT: Burglary

DATE / TIME: 06/09/2013 @ 2331 Hours

LOCATION: 102 Dulin Clark Road, Centreville

VICTIM: QA Museum of Eastern Shore Life


NARRATIVE: Alarm call sounded at the museum located in the 4H park outside of Centreville. Sgt. Johnson responded and on arrival found the front glass door shattered. Further investigation showed the power had been shut off and the telephone lines cut. The building was checked and no one was located inside. Nothing was reported to be missing.



DEPUTY: Sgt. Earl “Duke” Johnston

CASE: 13-17014



DATE / TIME: 06/10/2013 @ 0953 Hours (Reported)

LOCATION: Queen Mary Court, Chester

VICTIM: Emery Lamaster of Chester


NARRATIVE: Victim reported missing two jewelry items a 14K gold man’s bracelet and a 14K gold man’s wedding band with 3 diamonds on top. Items were valued at $1500. To date, no forced entry to the residence has been located.


DEPUTY: Dfc. Eric Goodman

CASE: 13-17058



DATE / TIME: 06/10/2013 @ 1356 Hours (Reported)

LOCATION: 107 Short Road, Stevensville

VICTIM : Karen Lassahn of Stevensville


NARRATIVE: Victim reported during moving, someone had taken some of her jewelry including a gold & diamond Marquis style ring with 3 diamonds on each side, a gold & ruby Marquis style ring and a gold swirl ring. Items were valued at $5200. Victim advised she had several friends helping her move and had hired three men from a local company to assist. Investigation remains open.


DEPUTY: Dfc. Jessica Kellogg

CASE: 13-17097



DATE / TIME: 06/10/2013 @ 1544 Hours

LOCATION: 100 Block of Gray Fox Lane, Centreville

VICTIM: Aaron Fitzgerald of Wilmington, DE


NARRATIVE: Deputies and EMS Units responded to location for a reported pedestrian struck by a hit & run driver of a teal colored Honda. An attempt to locate was broadcast without finding the car. On arrival, the victim Aaron Fitzgerald stated he had been visiting his girlfriend and they had argued over a cigarette. When the argument became heated, they both decided to leave. Fitzgerald stated he intended to call someone for a ride, but the female wanted him to ride with her. He refused and stood in front of the car. After arguing some more, she drove into him and left the scene. Despite a noticeable limp and a cut on his right hand, Fitzgerald refused medical treatment. Investigation continues.


DEPUTY: Cpl. Chris Green

ASSIST: Deputy Chad Hartmetz

CASE: 13-17112