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INCIDENT:           MDOP      

DATE:                    Reported 12/27/2011 @ 1232 Hours

LOCATION:         Thompson Creek Mall, Stevensville

VICTIM:                Angela Slavin of Chester

 

NARRATIVE:     Victim reported parking her father’s 1996 Audi in the Food Lion Parking lot at about 1530 hours. Upon returning top the car just after midnight she saw that someone had intentionally scratched a derogatory word into the rear passenger door causing estimated $1000 damage. Investigation remains open.

 

DEPUTY:               Dfc. Seth Ambrose              

CASE:                    11-41546

 

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INCIDENT:           Theft from Motor Vehicle

DATE:                    Reported 12/27/2011 @ 0935 Hours

LOCATION:         1800 Block of Harbor Drive, Chester

VICTIM:                Robert E. Perrelli of Chester

 

NARRATIVE:        Victim reported that someone had taken his Mauimjin Sunglasses, a white iPod Nano and his Tom Tom GPS from his unlocked Honda Accord during the night. Items were valued at $700.    

 

DEPUTY:               Deputy William Miller

CASE:                    11-41566

 

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INCIDENT:           Medical Emergency

DATE:                    12/27/2011 @ 1527 Hours

LOCATION:         Anne Arundel Medical Center in Grasonville

VICTIM:                Female (48) of Queenstown

 

NARRATIVE:     Deputies responded to location after a female threatened to harm herself after not being able to get an immediate appointment. The woman repeated the threat to harm herself to deputies when interviewed. She was then transported to Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis for treatment.

 

DEPUTY:               Deputy Maria Bassaro

CASE:                    11-41603

 

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INCIDENT:           Armed Robbery          

DATE:                    12/27/2011 @ 0924 Hours    

LOCATION:         1900 Block of Main Street, Chester, MD

VICTIM:                Stephen L. Cole Jr. of Chester

 

NARRATIVE:        It was reported by Tiffany Cole that she and her brother Stephen were in a vehicle parked in the Safeway Store parking lot when three masked men opened her door and threatened to stab her unless she gave them what they wanted. Ms. Cole also reported that one suspect punched her brother in the face and then took his wallet. The subjects then fled the location in a vehicle driven by a female. Stephen Cole advised that his wallet contained $400 however he did not want any police action taken and refused to cooperate further.

 

The suspected female driver of the suspects’ vehicle later showed up to the Sheriff’s Office with her mother reporting that Ms Cole had been harassing her by phone and making threats of harming her. Investigation of the incident remains open.

 

DEPUTY:               Dfc. Seth Ambrose              

CASE:                    11-41622                   

 

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INCIDENT:          Theft 

DATE:                   12/28/2011 @ 1328 Hours

LOCATION:         1000 Block of Duhamel Corner Road, Sudlersville

VICTIM:                John L. Lofland Sr. of Sudlersville

 

NARRATIVE:     Victim reported that an unknown subject driving a blue & gray Ford truck had stolen several metal items from his property including an axle and tire from a Volkswagen. Attempts to locate the vehicle were unsuccessful. Estimated value of the items was $99. Case remains open.

 

DEPUTY:          Dfc. Zack House    

CASE:               11-41669    

 

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INCIDENT:           Attempted Theft / MDOP  

DATE:                    Reported 12/29/2011 @ 1237 Hours

LOCATION:         Main Street Grasonville

VICTIM:                Michael Berrang of Berrang Motors Grasonville

 

NARRATIVE:        Mr. Berrang reported that sometime between 12/23 @ 5 PM and 12/29 someone had broke the window of a car parked on his lot and broke the ignition in an attempt to pop the system. The car a 2001 Porsche Boxer, had been sold and was to be picked up by the new owner is valued at $30K and sustained an estimated $2000 damage. Investigation continues.

 

DEPUTY:               Deputy Steve Matthews

CASE:                    11-41771

 

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INCIDENT:           MDOP

DATE:                    Reported 12/30/2011 @ 0806 Hours

LOCATION:         1060 Thompson Creek Road, Stevensville

VICTIM:                Mike C. Balduzzi of Stevensville

 

NARRATIVE:     Victim reported finding his mailbox and post damaged and on the ground. Incident occurred during the night and the mailbox was valued at $200.

 

DEPUTY:               Deputy William Miller

CASE:                    11-41852

 

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INCIDENT:           Burglary / Theft

DATE:                    Reported 12/30/2011 @ 0812 Hours

LOCATION:         210 Old Love Point Road, Stevensville

VICTIM:                Albert L. Brown of AMJ Automotive of Stevensville

ARRESTED:          George Edward Dement of Stevensville

CHARGE:              Burglary & Theft

 

NARRATIVE:     The victim advised he was checking his new security system and observed a man enter his locked shop, walking thru the garage area taking a screw driver and then seen taking $200 cash from an undisclosed location. The incident occurred on Saturday morning December 17th when the shop was closed and that the man was an acquaintance named George Dement.

 

On 12/30 Deputy Miller applied for charges on Dement which were issued and served on December 31st. The charges were served on Dement at the QA Detention Center where he was being held on unrelated charges. Bail was set at $25,000 by a District Court Commissioner.

 

The unrelated charges Dement was being held on were reference Sheriff’s Office Case11-41097. Dement has been charged for allegedly stealing a credit card from the residence of Matthew D. Pirone after being hired to do work at the residence. The victim identified security photos as “Eddie the Painter” also known as George Edward Dement. Forty-two (42) charges of Theft and Credit Card theft were issued after Dement used the card numerous times at the Stevensville K-Mart between 12/19 to 12/21. Bail in this case was set at $30,000.

 

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DEPUTY:          Deputy William Miller         

CASE:               11- 41853

 

INCIDENT:           Theft of Credit Card              

DATE / TIME:       Reported 12/21/2011 @ 1002 Hours

LOCATION:         Oyster Cove Drive, Grasonville

VICTIM:                Matthew D. Pirone of Grasonville

ARREST:               Pending
CHARGE:              Theft

 

NARRATIVE:        Victim reported that his credit card had been stolen from his residence after he had workers in the house repairing and painting a bathroom on 12/19. At first he thought he had misplaced the card however on 12/21 he was contacted by his bank after $4, 622. had been charged. Two of the locations the card had been used was at High’s in Chester and at K-Mart. Video footage showed that on 12/19 four separate purchases totaling $1064 within 2 hours and again on 12/20 five additional purchases during the day totaling $2014.

 

The victim reviewed the security video and identified as Eddie the Painter who had been working at his house. Eddie the Painter was identified as George Edward Dement of Stevensville. Deputy Miller applied for charges against Dement and an Arrest Warrant was issued charging him with Theft.

 

The victim also advised that the credit card had been used multiple times at Home Deport and Bed Bath & Beyond stores in Annapolis.

 

DEPUTY:               Deputy William Miller

 

 

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INCIDENT:           Theft

DATE:                    12/30/2011 @ 1958 Hours

LOCATION:         Thompson Creek Mall, Stevensville

VICTIM:                Sarah Kelly of Queenstown, MD

 

NARRATIVE:        Victim reported the theft of $150 from her purse while she was at work. Victim advised that several co-workers observed her with cash and that her purse was stored at an unlocked “cubby-hole” at the location where only employees have access to. Several possible prints were lifted from items in the purse and the investigation remains open.    

 

DEPUTY:               Deputy Maria Bassaro

CASE:                    11-41910

 

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INCIDENT:           Domestic Assault      

DATE:                    12/30/2011 @ 2143 Hours

LOCATION:         700 Block of Cloverfields Drive, Stevensville, MD

VICTIM:                Dale Wagner of Stevensville

ARRESTED:          Nicole Denise Auth (29) of Stevensville, MD

CHARGE:              Assault

 

NARRATIVE:     Deputies were called to residence reference to a domestic assault. Investigation indicated that an argument had occurred between the two over the condition of the house. During the argument, the defendant allegedly slapped Wagner’s face, threw food and a cat bowl at him, and then bit him on the side of his face. Auth was taken into custody and transported to the Sheriff’s Office for processing.

 

DEPUTY:           Deputy Maria Bassaro   

CASE:                 11-41918

 

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INCIDENT:           Burglary / Theft / MDOP

DATE:                    Reported 12/31/2011 @ 0808 Hours

LOCATION:         3rd Street Crumpton, MD

VICTIM:                William Bugaj & Debra Feliciano of Crumpton

 

NARRATIVE:        Victims reported that upon arriving home on 12/30, a 50 cent coin was found on the floor and the rear door was unlocked. No concerns until the next morning, when the victims realized that a window was broken and upon checking the residence discovered a large amount of change missing from a water jug. The theft loss is estimated at $1000.    

 

DEPUTY:               Dfc. Amanda Watts

CASE:                    11-41945

 

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INCIDENT:           Underage Possession of Alcohol

DATE:                    12/31/2011 @ 2248 Hours

LOCATION:         100 Block of Monroe Manor Road, Stevensville

CHARGED:           Female (17) of Stevensville

                                Female (17) of Stevensville

 

NARRATIVE:        Deputy Bassaro responded to the residence after the home owners reported finding underage persons with alcohol in their living room. The home Owners advised that their child was allowed to have several persons over to watch television while they watched a movie in their room. At about 2230 hours they discovered their living room was full of kids and that some were intoxicated. Upon seeing the adults numerous kids fled the scene.

 

The homeowner’s child advised a few friends had been invited but soon additional persons showed up, some with alcohol.  Of the remaining kids at the house, two females appeared to be intoxicated. Both had a strong odor of alcohol and had vomited on themselves and the carpet. The remaining visitors were later released to their parents. The two intoxicated girls were issued Civil Citations.

 

DEPUTY:               Deputy Bassaro        

CASE:                    11-42007

 

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INCIDENT:           Assault

DATE:                    01/01/2012 @ 0215 Hours

LOCATION:         201 Wells Cove Road, Grasonville

VICTIM:                Melizza Sonzone of Ridgely, MD

 

NARRATIVE:        Victim advised that she was in an argument with a male subject and that he had grabbed her causing her to accidently hit his girlfriend with her elbow. At that time the male suspect then punched her in the face and fled the location. The victim complained of jaw pain and EMS responded. Charges are pending. 

 

DEPUTY:               Dfc. Seth Ambrose

CASE:                    12-00012

 

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INCIDENT:           Found Property

DATE:                    Reported 01/01/2012 @ 1439 Hours

LOCATION:         101 VFW Ave., Grasonville

VICTIM:                Sleep Inn

 

NARRATIVE:        Management at the Sleep Inn reported finding a loaded hand gun while cleaning one of the rooms. The firearm was turned over to the Sheriff’s Office and Investigation of the incident continues.    

 

DEPUTY:               Deputy William Miller             

CASE:                    12-00053 

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INCIDENT:           Death Investigation

DATE:                    01/02/2011 @ 1933 Hours

LOCATION:         521 Round Top Road, Chestertown

VICTIM:                Joel M. Constantino (31) of Chestertown

 

NARRATIVE:     Deputies responded to location for an unresponsive male. On arrival, EMS was attempting to revive the male. Witnesses stated that the subject had medical conditions and had reported he wasn’t feeling good just prior to being discovered unresponsive. He was transported to Chester River Medical Center and pronounced dead. No evidence of foul play, CDS or intentional act.

 

DEPUTY:               Dfc. Jessica Kellogg

CASE:                    12-00143

 

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INCIDENT:           Medical Emergency

DATE:                    01/02/2012 @ 2329 Hours

LOCATION:         Wye Moor Court, Queenstown, MD.

VICTIM:                Female (36) of Queenstown

 

NARRATIVE:     Deputies responded to location following a report of a female threatening to harm herself by locking herself in a garage with a vehicle running. On arrival the female was observed exiting the garage. She reportedly had been drinking and was depressed. Deputies on the scene felt it was in her best interest to be transported to Easton Memorial Hospital for assistance.

 

DEPUTY:               Cpl. Mark Carr       

CASE:                    12-00159

       

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