PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (May 26, 2015)The Prince Frederick Barrack of the Maryland State Police (MSP) today released the following incident and arrest reports.
THEFT, SHOPLIFTING: On 5/18/2015 at 9:54 pm, Trooper Rucker responded to the Walmart in Prince Frederick for a shoplifting complaint. Surveillance footage showed a young man enter the store not carrying anything and shortly thereafter taking a Coleman Weather Master tent to the customer service line for item return. Observation was made of the man returning the tent that was not purchased and receiving a gift card. The subject was identified as Alexander Y. Mills, of Hollywood. Application for charges of Theft: less than $1000 value - shoplifting has been applied for with the Calvert County District Court Commissioner. Case remains open.
THEFT FROM MOTOR VEHICLE: On 5/19/2015 at 3:54 pm, Trooper First Class Esnes responded to the Super 8 Hotel in Prince Frederick for a theft complaint. The victim reported the registration plates had been stolen from her vehicle. TFC Esnes reviewed the video surveillance but was unable to confirm if the plates had been removed at the hotel because of poor lighting. The plates were recovered the next day in Prince George's County. Investigation continues.
THEFT FROM MOTOR VEHICLE: On 5/19/2015 at 8:21 pm, Trooper Kaitz responded to the 7200 block of Bayside Rd. in Chesapeake Beach for a reported theft from a vehicle. While visiting friends in the area, the victim had placed her purse in the trunk of the car. Upon returning to King William, VA, where the couple resided, they discovered her purse was missing. Investigation continues.
POSSESSION OF ZOLPIDEM: On 5/19/2015 at 8:22 pm, Trooper First Class Oles responded to Walmart in Prince Frederick for a CDS Violation complaint. The Loss Prevention Staff advised TFC Oles a female had gone into the bathroom and after exiting, an employee went into the bathroom and discovered syringes and drug paraphernalia. TFC Oles reviewed the video surveillance and observed the female that entered the bathroom and was able to obtain a detailed description. TFC Oles was able to locate the female he observed, she was identified as Nicole M. Grannis, 34 of Lusby. Grannis admitted to having injecting herself with Zolpidem while in the store's bathroom. She was arrested and incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.
DUI, POSSESSION OF LIQUID SYNTHETIC MARIJUANA: On 5/19/2015 at 11:37 pm, Trooper First Class Oles stopped a vehicle on Main St. in Prince Frederick for traffic violations. Brandon S. Richardson, 22 of Prince Frederick, was unable to successfully complete the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests and was arrested for DUI. A search incident to the arrest was conducted and liquid synthetic marijuana was located in the glove compartment. Richardson was additionally charged with Possession of CDS-Not Marijuana. He was incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.
POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA: On 5/20/2015 at 3:47 pm, Trooper Kaitz stopped a vehicle on Rt. 2 near Dalrymple Rd. in Sunderland for traffic violations. An odor of marijuana was emitting from inside the vehicle. A probable cause search was conducted and the marijuana was located in the center console. John J. Renfree, 56 of Holtwood, Pa., was issued a civil citation for possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana and was released.
POSSESSION OF HEROIN: On 5/20/2015 at 9:07 pm, Trooper First Class Esnes stopped a vehicle on Rt. 4 near Walmart in Prince Frederick for traffic violations. Due to several criminal indicators observed by TFC Esnes, a K9 scan was requested. The K9 scan resulted in a positive alert. A probable cause search was conducted, heroin and drug paraphernalia were recovered during the search. Christopher D. Gentry, 28 of Lusby, was arrested and incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.
POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA: On 5/22/2015 at 1:24 pm, Trooper First Class Matthews received a lookout for a vehicle driving recklessly on Rt. 4. The vehicle was located and stopped at Rt. 4 and Sherry Lane in Prince Frederick. Vanessa M. Long, 29 of Hollywood, was driving on a suspended license. A probable cause search revealed marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Long was issued a Civil Citation for possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana. Long also received traffic citations for driving on a suspended license and possessing a suspended license.
POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA: On 5/22/2015 at 8:04 pm, Trooper First Class Oles stopped a vehicle on Rt. 4 and Pardoe Rd. in Lusby for traffic violations. An odor of marijuana was emitting from inside the vehicle. A probable cause search revealed 3.1 grams of marijuana. Daniel L. Edwards, 47 of Lusby, was issued a civil citation for possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana and was released.
POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE MARIJUANA: On 5/23/2015 at 1:51 am, Trooper Rucker stopped a vehicle on Rt. 4 near Industry Lane in Prince Frederick for traffic violations. A distinct odor of marijuana was detected while conversing with the occupants of the vehicle. A probable cause was conducted and a large amount of marijuana was located. One of the passengers, Sadie J. Williams, 24 of DC, admitted the majority of the marijuana was hers. Two other passengers had small quantities of marijuana in their possession. Ms. Williams was arrested and incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center. The driver, Juanita M. Jewett, 44 of Lusby, and Nora O. Williams, 21 of DC, were issued civil citations for possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana and were released. Ronald M. Plummer, 23 of DC, originally gave a false name to try to avoid an open warrant through Prince George's County. He was arrested and incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.
POSSESSION OF SYNTHETIC MARIJUANA: On 5/23/2015 at 4:08 pm, Trooper Kaitz responded to the Calvert Memorial Hospital in Prince Frederick for a citizen complaint of drug use in the parking lot. Calvin N. Washington, 22 of Charlotte Hall, was located and the odor of marijuana was emitting from his person and his car. A probable cause search was conducted and synthetic marijuana was located. Washington was arrested and incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.
Brandon S. Richardson, 22, of Prince Frederick, arrested on 05/19/2015 @ 11:36 pm by TFC J. Oles
Ann E. Vandehey, 54, of Alexandria, Va., arrested on 05/23/2015 @ 08:55 pm by TPR. C. Megelick
Thomas A. Ross, 33, of Lusby, arrested on 05/24/2015 @ 12:34 am by TFC W. Costello
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