PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (Feb. 29, 2016)—The Prince Frederick Barrack of the Maryland State Police (MSP) today released the following incident and arrest reports.
ACTIVE WARRANT, DUI & POSSESSION OF XANAX: On 2/24/2016 at 9:52 pm, Trooper First Class Barlow stopped a vehicle on Rousby Hall Rd. in Lusby for traffic violations. The driver, Ryan M. Cox, 32 of Lusby, had an active bench warrant and was placed under arrest. Cox was additionally charged with driving under the influence of drugs/alcohol. A K-9 scan was performed and drugs and paraphernalia were found in the vehicle. Cox was charged with CDS Possession and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.
DUI, POSSESSION OF TRAMADOL: On 2/25/2016 at 1:21 pm, Trooper Warrick stopped a vehicle on 5th St. near Chesapeake Lighthouse Dr. in North Beach for traffic violations. Stephanie A. Ward, 35 of North Beach was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs/alcohol. A K-9 scan gave a positive alert and provided probable cause of a search of the vehicle. Several types of pills were located. Ward was released to a sober driver and on 2/26/2016 was served a summons for the drug violations.
THEFT OF BICYCLE: On 2/25/2016 at 4:58 pm, Trooper First Class Barlow responded to the 300 block of Geronimo Rd. in Lusby for a theft complaint. The victim reported an orange Mongoose Bicycle with little bit of blue coloring was stolen from the front yard. Investigation continues.
POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE: On 2/25/2016 at 9:16 pm, Trooper First Class Barlow responded to the Food Lion Parking Lot in Lusby to check the welfare of a vehicle occupied by two people. The subjects were found slumped over in a running vehicle. A K-9 scan was conducted with positive results. A search revealed Heroin, Alprazolam, Oxycodone and Marijuana in quantities for distribution. Louis E. Messineo, 21 of Lusby, and Toni L. Swider, 18 of Mechanicsville were arrested and incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.
FALSE STATEMENT, OBSTRUCTING, NEGLECT OF MINOR, CHILD ABUSE: On 2/26/2016 at 3:04 pm, Trooper Jones responded to the 1900 block of Kingswood Dr. in Prince Frederick for a follow up interview in regards to a theft case. Upon arrival, Tpr. Jones found the suspect was not home. While speaking with a person at the residence, it was determined that a 3 year old child had been left at the residence alone for some time. Investigation revealed much of the information received during questioning was false. Melissa A. Quillen, 29 of Prince Frederick, was arrested for False Statement, Obstruction, Neglect and Child Abuse. She was incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.
Ryan M. Cox, 32, of Lusby, arrested on 02/24/2016 @ 09:54 pm by TFC S. Barlow
Stephanie A. Ward, 35, of North Beach, arrested on 02/25/2016 @ 01:50 pm by TPR. J. Warrick
Jennifer H. Fletcher, 40, of Owings, arrested on 02/27/2016 @ 06:40 pm by TFC S. Lewis
Nathaniel A. Booth, 26, of Owings, arrested on 02/28/2016 @ 02:24 am by TPR. P. Kaitz
Christopher D. Gentry, 29, of Lusby, arrested on 02/28/2016 @ 03:04 am by TFC C. Esnes
Preston N. Long, 23, of Huntingtown, arrested on 02/28/2016 @ 10:18 am by TPR. J. Warrick
Christopher O. Smith, 43, of Huntingtown, arrested on 02/28/2016 @ 10:52 pm by TFC K. Rowe
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