Sheriff’s Corner

QA Press Release 7/1

Incident: Theft

Date & Time Reported: 6/24/2020 at 1318 hours

Location: Tommy Hilfiger Queenstown, Maryland

On 6/24/2020 at 1318 hours Deputy Wagner along with DFC Pack responded to Tommy Hilfiger for a theft. An unidentified woman took $690 Dollars’ worth of clothes and exited the store without paying for the items. The unidentified women then entered a silver passenger vehicle with Ohio registration and left the outlets

Deputy: Deputy Wagner

Assist by: DFC Pack

Case Number: 20-22223

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Incident: Theft: Less than $100

Date & Time Reported: 6/24/20 at 1720 hrs

Location: 100 Blk of Mainbrace Dr, Queenstown, MD

Victim: Lindsey Tyner of Queenstown, MD

Suspect: White male operating a small silver SUV

Narrative: On 6/24/20 Dfc. Goodman responded to the above address for a report of a theft. The victim reported she observed a white male exit a small silver SUV and take her wooden lawn décor she had placed in front of her property. The victim reported he then placed a bag of potting soil in its place and drove away. This same suspect also drove on another resident’s property. However, it did not cause any damage. A canvas of the area by the residents located the cross in the middle of another roadway. The property appeared to had been soiled in bodily fluid. When Dfc Goodman went to recover the property, it was gone.

Deputy: Dfc Goodman

Case Number: 20-22264

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Incident: Possession of Marijuana

Location: Route 302 at Busic Church road

Date and Time: June 25, 2020 at 8:23 AM

Arrested: Trabilsy, Janayah Jordan

Charges: Possession of Marijuana greater than 10 grams

Narrative: On June 25, 2020 at approximately 8:23 AM, DFC Barlow conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation. DFC Barlow identified the driver through her driver’s license as Janayah Trabilsy. While speaking with Trabilsy, DFC Barlow detected an odor of burnt marijuana. A probable cause search was conducted and marijuana in the amount greater than 10 grams was located. Trabilsy was placed under arrest and transported to the Sheriff’s Office for processing then taken before the district court commissioner.

Deputy: DFC Barlow #0191

Assisted by: Deputy Baer #0221

Case Number: 20-22354

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Incident: Fraud

Location: Shore United Bank, Grasonville, MD 21638

Date and Time: June 25, 2020 at 2:52

Victims: Cannon, Ashley

Narrative: On June 25, 2020 at approximately 2:52PM, Deputy Sullivan responded to the Shore United Bank in reference to attempted fraud. Upon arrival, Deputy Sullivan made contact with employees who advised that an unknown female had attempted to cash a check using the victim’s driver’s license. It was later learned that the victim had already reported her license stolen with her local police department. The suspect left the scene prior to Deputy Sullivan’s arrival.

Deputy: Deputy Sullivan #0217

Case Number: 20-22394

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Incident: Recovered Stolen Vehicle/CDS

Date & Time Reported: June 26, 2020 0730 Hrs.

Location: 3700 block of Barclay road

Millington, MD 21649

Arrested: Juan Ramon Negron Santiago

DOB 1/16/1989

Charges: Motor vehicle Theft

CDS Possession Not Marijuana

CDS Paraphernalia

Narrative: On Friday June 26, 2020 Deputies responded to 3700 block of Barclay Road Millington, MD for a Trespassing Complaint. Upon arrival, it was determined that a male subject was sitting in a 2010 Nissan Extra in the driveway. It was further found that the vehicle in question was reported stolen on June 24, 2020. Contact was made with the suspect in the vehicle identified as Juan Ramon Negron Santiago. The suspect was reported as the one who had taken the vehicle on June 24th. Santiago was placed under arrest at the scene. A search was conducted of the vehicle where Santiago was located. Suspected CDS was located where Santiago was seated in the vehicle. Santiago was transported to the Sheriff’s Office where he was processed and taken before a District Court Commissioner. Santiago was held at the Queen Anne’s County Detention Center.

Deputy: Dfc. M. Johnston # 0202

Assisted By: Dfc. C. Ahearn # 0152

Case Number: 20-22232

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Incident: Traffic Stop / Civil Citation – Marijuana Possession

Date & Time Reported: June 24, 2020 2219 Hours

Location: Dominion Road, Chester, MD

Arrested: Amiyah Boardley (20 yr. old female from Chester, MD)

Kennedy Handy (20 yr. old female from Chester, MD)
Charges: Civil Citation – Possession of Marijuana Less than 10 grams (both females)

Traffic Citation – Suspended License (Kennedy Handy)

Narrative: On June 24, 2020, at approximately 2219 hours, Dfc. Patchett conducted a traffic stop on Dominion Road in Chester, Maryland. Dfc. Patchett detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle he had stopped. Ultimately a probable cause search was conducted of the vehicle. Occupants of the vehicle were found to be in possession of marijuana (less than 10 grams). Dfc. Patchett issued appropriate traffic citations to the operator (Kennedy Handy) and civil citations for the marijuana possession to the responsible occupants in the vehicle (Kennedy Handy, and Amiyah Boardley).

Deputy: Dfc. Austin Patchett

Assisted By: Dfc. Joe Patikowski

Case Number: 20-22311

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Incident: Traffic Stop / CDS Possession / Warrant Service

Location: Cox Neck @ Postal Road, Chester, MD

Arrested: Shannon Boardley, Jr. (30 yr. old male from Chestertown, MD)

Charges: CDS: Possession –Not Marijuana

Driving on Suspended License
Driving w/o License
Fail to Display Registration Card

Operating Unregistered Motor Vehicle

Narrative: Deputy Patchett conducted a traffic stop in the area of Cox Neck Road, near Harbor Drive. The operator (Mr. Shannon Boardley) was not able to produce any form of identification and additionally advised that he believed there was a warrant for him. The warrant was confirmed. Additionally, Dfc. Patikowski and his K9, Tiger responded to the scene and conducted a K9 scan of the vehicle. The scan provided a positive alert. Ultimately Boardley was found to be in possession of capsules that contained suspected heroin. Mr. Boardley was subsequently arrested and charged accordingly with numerous traffic and criminal charges.

Deputy: Dfc. Austin Patchett

Assisted By: Dfc. Joe Patikowski

Case Number: 20-22612

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Incident: Possession of controlled dangerous substance

Location: Route 19 @ Crane Swamp road

Date and Time: June 29th, 2020 @ 11:31 AM

Arrested: James Thompson and Thomas Hanifee

Charges: Possession of controlled dangerous substance not marijuana,

Possession of controlled dangerous substance paraphernalia

Narrative: On June 29th, 2020 at approximately 11:31 AM, Deputy Brown conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for an equipment violation. After running a license and wanted check on both individuals the passenger, identified as Thomas Hanifee came back with an open warrant through Caroline County. Deputy Brown then requested a K9 to respond. The K9 alerted to the presence of CDS to the vehicle and a probable cause search was conducted. Deputy Brown’s search yielded suspected heroin and methamphetamine. Both the driver James Thompson and Thomas Hanifee were arrested and charged.

Deputy: Deputy Brown #0207

Assisted by: DFC Barlow #0191

Case Number: 20-22978

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Incident: Theft of tag

Location: 200 block of Timber lane, Grasonville, MD 21638

Date and Time: June 29th, 2020 @ 2:59 PM

Victims: Timothy Kingston

Charges: Theft less than $1000

Narrative: On June 29th, 2020 at approximately 2:59 PM, Deputy Sullivan responded to the 200 block of Timber lane for a report of a stolen trailer tag. Upon his arrival, Deputy Sullivan made contact with the victim who was identified as Timothy Kingston. Kingston advised that his Maryland tag, that was located on his trailer was stolen within the last 2 to 3 months.

Deputy: Deputy Sullivan #0217

Case Number: 20-23010

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Incident: Possession of controlled dangerous substance

Location: Red Lion Branch Road, Millington

Date and Time: June 30, 2020 @ 11:31 AM

Arrested: Crystal King and Tiffany Hinefelt

Charges: Possession of controlled dangerous substance not marijuana,

Possession of controlled dangerous substance paraphernalia

Narrative: On June 30th, 2020 at approximately 11:31 AM, DFC Barlow conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation in the area of Red Lion Branch Road. TFC Graef and his K-9 responded to the scene and did a K-9 scene. The K9 alerted to the presence of CDS to the vehicle and a probable cause search was conducted. DFC Barlow search yielded suspected Acetaminophen and Hydrocodone, Vyvanse, suboxone. Both the driver Crystal King and Thomas Hinefelt were arrested and charged

Deputy: DFC Barlow 0191

Assisted by: Deputy Brown 0207

Case Number: 20-23160

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Incident: 2nd Degree Assault

Date & Time Reported: 06/30/2020 @ 1542 hrs

Location: Coon Box Road and Hatchett Road Centreville

Victim: Laura E. Bell DOB from Chestertown

Narrative: Deputies responded to the area of Coon Box Road and Hatchett Road Centreville physical disturbance. Upon arriving the victim reported that two unknown females assaulted her while she was giving them and ride to Chestertown MD. No injuries were sustained Investigation ongoing.

Case Number: 20-23205

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Incident: Fraud

Date & Time Reported: 06/30/2020 @ 1637 hrs

Location: 800 Block of Monroe Manor Road, Stevensville MD

Victim: Daniel P Gable

Narrative: Deputy Sullivan responded to the 800 Block of Monroe Manor, Stevensville for fraud. Victim advised that a pay pal account was open under his name and fraudulent transactions were made on this account. The Fraud department of his bank advised him that the transactions were detected on or about May 2020. This investigation is ongoing.

Case Number: 20-23218

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Incident: CDS: Marijuana Less than 10 g

Date & Time Reported: 6/30/20 at 2237 hrs

Location: Royal Farms in Queenstown, MD

Defendant: Thomas, Ryleigh H., Age 21 from Stevensville, MD

Charges: Civil Citation 5-601(A) Possession of Marijuana, Less than 10 grams

Narrative: Complainant reported his girlfriend, who abuses drugs, is located at the above location in her vehicle. He alleged she was smoking crack with other people in the vehicle and has a small child inside. Upon arrival, the involved vehicle was located adjacent to a fuel pump. The defendant was located inside the vehicle alone. A PC search of the vehicle resulted in locating marijuana (Less than 10g). The defendant was cited and released on signature.

Deputy: Dep Betts #0217

Case Number: 20-23289

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Incident: Assist Fire Department

Location: 1120 4-H Park Road, Queenstown, MD 21658

Date and Time: July 2nd, 2020 at 8:28 AM

Narrative: DFC Ahearn heard a call go out over Fire Dispatch at the above location for a house filled with smoke due to a stove fire. Upon arrival, DFC Ahearn was informed by the homeowner that her two dogs were still inside the residence. DFC Ahearn entered the residence with the homeowner and assisted with removing the dogs.

Deputy: DFC Ahearn #0152

Case Number: 20-23470

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Incident: Stolen tag

Location: 400 block of Piney Narrows road, Chester, MD 21619

Date and time: July 2nd, 2020 at 1:59 PM

Victim: Craig Pyle

Narrative: Victim, Craig Pyle, called on 07/01/2020 regarding a stolen tag from his boat trailer. Pyle did not have the correct registration information at that time and advised he would make contact on 07/02/2020. Pyle re-contacted on 07/02/2020 and advised that his boat had been parked at the Kent Narrows boat ramp between 06/27/2020 and 06/29/2020. Pyle advised that there was no damage to the tag bracket, so he believed the tag to be stolen. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office. Dep. Wagner/ DFC M. Jones

Deputy: Dep. Wagner #0222

Assisted by: DFC Jones #0156

Case number: 20-23375

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Incident: Stolen Motor vehicle / Burglary 1st degree

Location: 1800 block of Harbor Drive, Chester, MD 21619

Date and time: July 2nd, 2020 at 12:56 PM

Victims: Ashley Cole

Arrested: Tiana McCrea

Charges: Theft of motor vehicle and Burglary in the 1st degree

Narrative: Victim, Ashley Cole stated that suspect, Tiana McCrea, entered Cole’s home illegally, stole car keys belonging to Cole, then stole Cole’s car and fled the area. McCrea was apprehended by MDTA a short time later without incident.

Deputy: Dep. Wagner #0222

Assisted by: DFC Jones #0156

Case number: 20-23514

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Incident: Operating unregistered motor vehicle

Location: Orchid Street at Kentmorr Road, Stevensville, MD 21666

Date and time: July 2nd, 2020 at 3:10 PM

Charges: Operating unregistered motor vehicle

Narrative: Suspect, George Stoltz, was observed by Dep. Matthews in the area of Orchid St and Kentmorr Rd. operating a blue in color golf cart. Stoltz was issued a citation for Operating an Unregistered Motor Vehicle. The golf cart was towed to QACSO HQ until the owner could claim the vehicle.

Deputy: Dep. Matthews #0216

Assisted by: DFC Cooper #0172

Case number: 20-23521

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Incident: Possession of marijuana

Location: Rt. 313 @ High Bridge Road, Millington, MD

Date and Time: July 3rd, 2020 at 9:55 AM

Arrested: Austin Saunders

Charges: Possession of marijuana in the amount greater than 10 grams

Narrative: DFC Barlow conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for speed. While speaking with the driver, identified using his Delaware license as Austin Saunders, DFC Barlow detected an odor of raw marijuana coming from the vehicle. DFC Barlow conducted a search of the vehicle and located marijuana in the amount greater than 10 grams in a white and black checkered backpack. Saunders was placed under arrest and taken before the district court commissioner.

Deputy: DFC Barlow #0191

Assisted by: Dep. Brown #0207

Case Number: 20-23611

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Incident: Traffic stop with bailout

Location: Pondtown road @ Rt. 290, Chestertown, MD

Date and time: July 3rd, 2020 at 3:01 PM

Arrested: Deborah Nolette

Charges: CDS Possession not marijuana,

CDS production equipment,

CDS manufacture material possession,

CDS paraphernalia possession

Narrative: Deputy Brown attempted to turn around on a vehicle to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle with an equipment violation. The vehicle turned onto Pondtown road and pulled behind 2223 Pondtown road before bailing out of the vehicle on foot. K9 and MSP aviation was contacted to assist with negative results. The passenger was able to identify the driver as Donald Earl Kibler (DOB 11/29/67). Kibler is revoked and suspended and has an open warrant through Caroline County Sheriff’s Office. Upon search of the vehicle, it was found that multiple CDS production equipment and paraphernalia were located. The passenger of the vehicle, identified as Deborah Nolette was placed under arrest and charges are pending for Donald Kibler.

Deputy: Dep. Brown #0207

Assisted by: QACSO, MSP, MDTAP

Case number: 20-23646

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Incident: Possession of marijuana less than 10 grams

Location: Rt. 302 @ Howard Wilson Rd, Barclay, MD

Date and Time: July 4th, 2020 at 8:56 AM

Arrested: Reece Davis

Charges: Possession of marijuana in the amount less than 10 grams

Narrative: On July 4th, 2020 at approximately 0856 hours, DFC Barlow conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling above the posted speed limit. DFC Barlow made contact with the driver, identified as Reece Davis. DFC Barlow requested a K9 respond to her location for a scan which yielded a positive alert. DFC Barlow conducted a probable cause search of the vehicle and located marijuana in the amount less than 10 grams. A civil citation was issued to Davis and was released on scene.

Deputy: DFC Barlow #0191

Assisted by: DFC Bradley #0198

Case Number: 20-23756

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Incident: Possession of marijuana less than 10 grams

Location: Rt. 313 @ Hackett Rd

Date and time: July 4th, 2020 at 11:40 AM

Arrested: Samantha Leonard

Charges: Possession of marijuana in the amount less than 10 grams

Narrative: On July 4th, 2020 at approximately 1140 hours, DFC Barlow conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with expired registration. DFC Barlow identified the driver using a Maryland driver’s license as Samantha Leonard. A license check confirmed that Leonard had a suspended Maryland driver’s license. While speaking with Leonard, DFC Barlow detected an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Upon DFC Barlow’s probable cause search of the vehicle, there were less than 10 grams of marijuana recovered. Leonard was issued multiple traffic citations and a civil citation for the possession of marijuana.

Deputy: DFC Barlow #0191

Assisted by: N/A

Case number: 20-23781

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Incident: Possession of marijuana less than 10 grams

Location: E/B Rt. 50 @ Thompson Creek Rd.

Date and time: July 4th, 2020 at 12:18 PM

Arrested: Latonya Jones

Charges: Possession of marijuana in the amount less than 10 grams

Narrative: On July 4th, 2020 at approximately 1218 hours, Deputy Sullivan observed a red passenger car pulled on the shoulder of Route 50 in the area of Thompson Creek road. Deputy Sullivan pulled over to see if anyone in the vehicle needed assistance and identified the female behind the steering wheel as Latonya Jones. While speaking with Jones, Deputy Sullivan could detect a faint odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Deputy Sullivan asked if Jones had any marijuana in the car and she advised she did but had a medical marijuana card, however, did not have the card in her possession. Deputy Sullivan located marijuana in the amount less than 10 grams and issued a civil citation to Jones.

Deputy: Dep. Sullivan #0218

Assisted by: Dep. Baer #0221

Case number: 20-23785

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Incident: Theft of boat

Location: 300 Block of Creeks End Lane

Date and time: July 4th, 2020 at 12:54 PM

Narrative: On July 4th, 2020 at approximately 1254 hours, Deputy Baer responded to 300 Block of Creeks End Lane, Stevensville in reference to a theft of a boat. Upon arrival, they met with the victim who was identified as Matthew Atkinson. Atkinson stated that sometime last night, someone stole his 14 foot Jon boat valued at $3,000. Anyone with any information please contact Deputy Baer.

Deputy: Dep. Baer #0221

Assisted by: DFC Burns #0150

Case number: 20-23788

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Incident: Marijuana: Less than 10 grams and Driving without a License

Date & Time Reported: 7/4/20 at 0150 hrs

Location: East bound Route 50 at Kent Narrows Bridge in Chester, MD

Driver: Navarrete, Juver A., Age 20 of Nottingham, MD

Defendant: Abbas, Humam I., Age 18 of Baltimore, MD

Narrative: Dep Argubright conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for having a headlight out. Subsequently, he found that the driver did not have a license and an odor of marijuana was detected. A probable cause search resulted in finding a small bag of suspected marijuana. Abbas took responsibility for that item. Further search resulted in also finding 15 bottles of alcohol. None of the occupants were above the age of 21. The appropriate citations were issued and both Navarrette and Abbas were released on signature.

Deputy: Dep Argubright #0205

Case Number: 20-23735

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Incident: Possession of marijuana less than 10 grams

Location: Rt. 544 @ Leverage Road, Chestertown, MD 21620

Date and Time: July 5th, 2020 at 4:14 PM

Arrested: Troy Breeland, Michael Alderson 3rd and Luke Naylor

Charges: Possession of marijuana in the amount less than 10 grams

Narrative: On July 5th, 2020 at approximately 1614 hours, DFC Barlow conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a speeding violation. DFC Barlow identified the driver using his Maryland driver’s license as Troy Breeland. While speaking with Breeland, DFC Barlow detected an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. DFC Barlow conducted a probable cause search of the vehicle and located marijuana in the amount less than 10 grams. There were two other passengers in the vehicle, identified as Michael Alderson 3rd and Luke Naylor who also claimed ownership of the marijuana, so all three people in the car were issued civil citations and released on scene.

Deputy: DFC Barlow #0191

Assisted by: MSP

Case Number: 20-23990

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Incident: Motor vehicle collision and DUI

Location: 1016 Chester River Beach, Grasonville, MD 21638

Date and time: July 5th, 2020 at 4:34 PM

Arrested: Cynthia Ruppert, 4/7/1958

Charges: Driving under the influence of alcohol

Narrative: On July 5th, 2020 at approximately 1632 hours, DFC Bradley was dispatched to 1610 Chester River Beach Road in reference to a vehicle collision into a house. Upon arrival, DFC Bradley was able to identify the driver as Cynthia Ruppert, 4/7/1958. Due to DFC Bradley’s observations, he conducted field sobriety on Ruppert. Ruppert did not satisfactorily pass field sobriety tests and was placed under arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Deputy: DFC Bradley #0198

Assisted by: Captain Amoia #0224

Case number: 20-23994


Please give a warm welcome to our newest deputies as they were recently sworn in!

We welcome Dep. Betts, Dep. Sullivan, Dep. Matthews, Dep. McGinnis and Captain Amoia!