2020 Blotter

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• On 9-3-20, the Princess Anne Police Department responded to the Talon’s Square South apartment complex, located at 30515 UMES Boulevard in reference to a theft of a motor vehicle. Investigation revealed that while the victim left his vehicle unattended, the suspect(s) stole the vehicle. The vehicle was later located and charges are pending.

• On 9-3-20, the Princess Anne Police Department served Sandra Jean Elliott, 34, of Princess Anne, Maryland with an outstanding District Court criminal summons. The criminal summons charged Elliott with two counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance paraphernalia, providing a false statement to officer, and possession/issue forged currency in regards to an incident that occurred on 8-6-20 at the Hardee’s restaurant, located at 30362 Mt. Vernon Road. Elliott was subsequently released from custody upon signing for the criminal summons.

• On 9-2-20, the Princess Anne Police Department charged Dana Lynnette Walston, 53, of Princess Anne, Maryland with theft less than $100.00. The charge stemmed from a theft complaint at the Reserve at Somerset Commons apartment complex, located at 30500 Hickory Road. Walston was issued a criminal citation for theft less than $100.00 and subsequently released from custody.

• On 9-2-20, the Princess Anne Police Department arrested Darron Vertell White, 23, of Princess Anne, Maryland for disorderly conduct. The arrest stemmed from a disturbance in the area of Antioch Avenue and Beechwood Street. White was found to be involved in the disturbance and was charged with failure to obey a lawful order, disorderly conduct, disturbing the peace, and being intoxicated in a public place causing a disturbance. White was released from custody upon being issued his criminal citations.

• On 9-1-20, the Princess Anne Police Department responded to the Hawks Run apartment complex, located at 30630 UMES Boulevard in reference to malicious destruction of property. Investigation revealed that the suspect(s) damaged the victim’s vehicle while it was parked in the complex parking lot on 9-1-20 between the hours of 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Incident remains under investigation.

• On 8-31-20, the Princess Anne Police Department responded to the Talons Square South apartment complex, located at 30515 UMES Boulevard in reference to a theft. Investigation revealed that the suspect(s) entered the victim’s bedroom and stole various property. Incident remains under investigation.

• On August 30, 2020, the Princess Anne Police Department charged Lawrence Eugene White, 64, of Princess Anne, Maryland with consuming alcohol on public property. The charge stemmed from White being observed consuming alcohol in the Manokin River Park, located at 11840 Somerset Avenue. White was issued a criminal citation for consuming alcohol on public property and subsequently released.

• On August 26, 2020, the Princess Anne Police Department arrested Marcus Mitchell Davis Harmon, 34, of Atlantic, Virginia for driving under the influence of alcohol. The arrest stemmed from a motor vehicle crash investigation that occurred at Beechwood Street and Prince William Street. Harmon was charged with driving a motor vehicle without required license, driving on a suspended license, failure to stop after unattended property damage accident, driving a motor vehicle so far impaired by drugs, alcohol cannot drive safely, driving on an out of stated suspended license, failure to drive vehicle on right half of roadway when required, failure to obey properly placed traffic control device, failure to control speed to avoid collision, driving on a revoked license, driving under the influence of alcohol, driving while impaired by alcohol, negligent driving, and reckless driving. Harmon was subsequently released from custody upon being issued his citations.

• On August 25, 2020, the Princess Anne Police Department served William Ellis Christopher, 57, of Princess Anne, Maryland with an outstanding District Court bench warrant for failure to appear in court. Christopher was seen by a District Court Commissioner who released Christopher on personal recognizance.

• On August 24, 2020, the Princess Anne Police Department arrested Troy Booker Nixon, 52, of Princess Anne, Maryland for possession of a controlled dangerous substance-not marijuana. The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop where Nixon was found to be in possession of a controlled dangerous substance. Nixon was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance-not marijuana and possession of controlled dangerous substance paraphernalia. Nixon was seen by a District Court Commissioner who issued a $3,000.00 bond. Nixon was subsequently released into the custody of the Somerset County Detention Center.

• On August 24, 2020, the Princess Anne Police Department arrested Gloria Mae Joseph, 54, of Salisbury, Maryland for possession of a controlled dangerous substance-not marijuana. The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop where Joseph was found to be in possession of a controlled dangerous substance. Joseph was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance-not marijuana and possession of controlled dangerous substance paraphernalia. Joseph was seen by a District Court Commissioner who released Joseph on personal recognizance.

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