PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (August 27, 2012)The Prince Frederick Barrack of the Maryland State Police (MSP) today released the following incident and arrest reports.
NEW LAW ALERT ISSUED FOR MOTOR SCOOTER & MOPED RIDERS: On October 1, 2012, new Maryland vehicle laws will take effect that require all motor scooters and mopeds to be titled and insured, while all operators and passengers must wear a motorcycle helmet that meets safety standards set by the US Dept. of Transportation and eye protection, unless the vehicle is equipped with a windscreen. Operators of these vehicles must possess a valid driver's license or a moped operator's permit.
Minimum vehicle liability insurance must be obtained and operators must carry proof of the insurance with them whenever they are operating the scooter and moped. Titles will be obtained through the Motor Vehicle Administration. When the title is obtained, the vehicle owner will be provided with a decal that must be displayed on the rear of the vehicle.
Scooter and moped drivers who violate the new law can expect to be stopped and issued traffic citations or warnings beginning October 1, 2012.
DUI, POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA: On 8/20/2012 at 7:51 pm, Trooper First Class West responded to a traffic accident on Claggett Rd. in Sunderland. Brandi L. Kelley, 28 of Chesapeake Beach, was arrested for DUI. Investigation revealed that Ms. Kelley was in possession of drug paraphernalia. She was placed under arrest and incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT: On 8/22/2012 at 8:58 pm, Trooper Oles responded to the Calvert Memorial Hospital emergency room for a disorderly person. Sean D. Hurley, 29 of Lothian, was throwing items and spraying an aerosol can in the reception area of the emergency room. He was arrested and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: On 8/23/2012 at 12:57 am, Trooper First Class Smith responded to the 700 block of Cougar Court in Lusby for a reported destruction of property. Unknown suspect(s) broke the victim's driver side window. Investigation continues.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: On 8/23/2012 at 6:41 pm, Trooper First Class Esnes responded to the 900 block of Costley Way in Prince Frederick for a reported destruction of property. Unknown suspect(s) damaged the paint on the victim's vehicle utilizing a marking device. Investigation continues.
THEFT: On 8/23/2012 at 6:45 pm, Trooper First Class Logsdon responded to Greenhouse Place in Huntingtown for a reported theft. The victim reported that after having work performed in the home, money lying on a dresser was found to be missing. Investigation continues.
BURGLARY: On 8/24/2012 at 4:19 pm, Trooper First Class Logsdon responded to the Calvert High School for a reported theft from a metal storage unit. Unknown suspect(s) removed 67 miscellaneous spools of wire from the container. Investigation continues.
POSSESSION OF OXYCODONE: On 8/24/2012 at 8:51 pm, Trooper First Class Evans stopped a vehicle for traffic violations on Rt. 4 south of Rt. 231 in Prince Frederick. Shelia J. Somerville, 36 of Baltimore, was placed under arrest for driving on a suspended license. She also possessed Oxycodone for which she did not have a prescription. She was incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.
DUI, UNAUTHORIZED USE OF MOTOR VEHICLE: On 8/25/2012 at 11:06 pm, Trooper First Class Logsdon stopped a vehicle for traffic violations on Rt. 260 in Owings. Joseph K. Oxendine, 34 of Owings, was arrested for DUI. He had taken the vehicle without the owner's permission and was charged with Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle. He was incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT: On 8/26/2012 at 12:40 am, Trooper First Class Esnes responded to the area of Stamper Court for a report of a large loud party. Ronnie L. Wilkins, 40 of Prince Frederick, was found to be yelling profanities in a loud manner and refused to lower his voice after being instructed to do so several times. He was placed under arrest for disorderly conduct and was incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.
POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA: On 8/26/2012 at 1:44 am, Trooper First Class Evans while performing a routine patrol check of the Calvert Towne neighborhood in Prince Frederick observed suspicious activity around two vehicles. Lamond C. R. Jones, 26 of Prince Frederick, and Jessica B. Rivers, 18 of Lusby, were found to be in possession of marijuana. They were incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.
Brandi L. KELLEY, 28, of Chesapeake Beach, arrested on 08/20/2012 @ 07:30 pm by TFC E. West
Tina M. LAW, 56, of Harwood, arrested on 08/23/2012 @ 09:39 pm by TFC C. Esnes
Joseph K. OXENDINE, 34, of Owings, arrested on 08/25/2012 @ 10:52 pm by TFC K. Logsdon
James J. DABBS, 59, of Edgewater, arrested on 08/26/2012 @ 08:25 pm by TFC C. Esnes
Disclaimer: In the U.S.A., all persons accused of a crime by the State are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Presumption_of_innocence. Additionally, all of the information provided above is solely from the perspective of the respective law enforcement agency and does not provide any direct input from the accused or persons otherwise mentioned.