PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. - The Prince Frederick Barrack of the Maryland State Police (MSP) today released the following incident and arrest reports.
POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA: On Feb. 16, 10:06 p.m., TPR Stern responded to the Prince Frederick Super 8 for a CDS complaint. Upon approaching room 119, the odor of suspected marijuana was detected by TPR Stern. After entering the room, a suspected marijuana cigarette was recovered. On Feb. 22, a criminal summons for possession of marijuana was served on William Everett Shepherd, 45, of St. Leonard. He was released after signing said summons, pending a court date.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: During the overnight hours of Feb. 17, an unknown culprit damaged two mailboxes and a sign on Seagull Beach Rd., Prince Frederick. TPR Merkelson is handling the investigation.
POSSESSION OF STOLEN CHECK: On Feb. 22, TPR Chirichella responded to the Cedar Point Federal Credit Union, Prince Frederick, for a stolen check complaint. Investigation revealed that David Sterrett, 50, of Prince Frederick, was attempting to cash a check that had been reported stolen in Lexington Park, MD. Mr. Sterrett was placed under arrest for theft and fraud. After processing, he was transported to the CCDC to await a commissioners hearing.
POSSESSION OF OXYCODONE/COCAINE: On Feb. 23, 5:37 p.m., TFC Whipp attempted to stop a vehicle on St. Leonard Rd., St. Leonard, for a traffic violation. The vehicle sped up a driveway and the passenger exited the vehicle and took off running. TFC Whipp exited his vehicle and gave chase. Approximately ¼ mile away, the suspect was taken into custody. Incident to arrest, suspected oxycodone and cocaine were recovered from his person. Upon TFC Whipps arrival back at his vehicle with the suspect, the operator of the suspect vehicle had driven over the lawn, damaging plants and yard ornaments. Charged with resisting arrest, false statement, failing to obey a lawful/reasonable order, and possession of oxycodone, cocaine, and CDS paraphernalia was Darren Augustus Oliver, 28, of Lusby. Further investigation revealed that Mr. Oliver had an outstanding arrest warrant through the Calvert Co. Sheriffs Office for non-payment of child support. Charged with malicious destruction of property was Adriane Michealla Slowik, 20, of St. Leonard. After processing, the two were transported to the CCDC to await a commissioners hearing.
THEFT OF PURSE: On Feb. 24, approximately 1:25 a.m., an unknown culprit removed a purse from a table at the Beach Cove Restaurant, Bayside Rd., Chesapeake Beach. The purse contained currency, credit cards, and personal items. TPR Merkelson is handling the investigation.
POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA: On Feb. 25, 2:00 a.m., Rt. 2, Owings, TPR Merkelson stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation. The operator, Virgil Francis Catterton, 24, of Lothian, was subsequently arrested for DUI. Incident to arrest, suspected marijuana and 3 CDS smoking devices were recovered from the vehicle. Mr. Catterton was then charged with possession of marijuana and CDS paraphernalia. During the stop, a passenger, Amanda Marie Hicks, 28, of Owings, continued to act disorderly. When being placed under arrest, she resisted. After being handcuffed, Trooper Merkelson led Ms. Hicks to his vehicle, at which time she kicked a 21-year-old participant in the ride-along program in the groin. She was charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, assault, and possession of marijuana and CDS paraphernalia. After processing, the two were transported to the CCDC to await a commissioners hearing.
02-18-2007 @12:10 AM: Wade N. Carpenter, 33, St. Leonard, MD, by TPR Towers
02-25-2007 @ 2:00 AM: Virgil F. Catterton, 24, Lothian, MD, by TPR Merkelson
02-26-2007 @ 1:50 PM: William H. Lewter, 36, Owings, MD, by TFC Stein
02-28-2007 @12:33 AM: William M. Rose, 31, Port Republic, MD, by TFC Bowling