May 20th 2014, at 1047 hours, A Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Deputy stopped a Red Audi, for a speed violation of 80 miles per hour in a 55 mile per hour zone in the area of US Route 113 and Newark Road, in Newark, Worcester County, Maryland.
The driver of the vehicle was identified as Sylvester L Hicks, 30, from Milford, Delaware. Through the course of the traffic stop a front seat passenger was identified as Nathaniel A Gibbs, 47, from Salisbury Maryland. It was learned that Gibbs had an outstanding Warrant for Failure to Appear in District Court in Wicomico County, Maryland.
Mr. Gibbs was placed under arrest and seen by the District Court Commissioner, and released on his own Personal Recognizance. Mr. Sylvester received a traffic ticket for his speed.
May 24th 2014, at 0906 hours a Worcester County Sheriff's Office Deputy, was traveling northbound on US Route 113 in the area of Woodside Lane in Snow Hill, Worcester County, Maryland.
The Deputy stopped and vehicle for 70 miles per hours in a 55 mile per hour zone. The Deputy identified the driver of the vehicle as David Phillip Zani, 23, of Portsmouth, Virginia.
A search of the vehicle produced Suspected Marijuana cigarettes and Suspected Heroin, along with paraphernalia.
Mr. Zani was issued a warning for speeding, placed under arrest and charged with two counts of Possession of a controlled dangerous substance, and one charge of Paraphernalia. Mr. Zani was seen by the District Court Commissioner and released on his Personal Recognizance.
May 25th 2014, at 1240 hours a Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Deputy observed a black Dodge Charger traveling southbound on US route 113 in the area of Deer Park Drive in Berlin, Worcester County, Maryland driving at 81 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone.
The Deputy attempted to catch up to the vehicle as the vehicle appeared to be increasing its speed to elude the Deputy. The Deputy Stopped the vehicle and identified the operator of the vehicle as Brandon S Outarsingh, 20, from Silver Spring Maryland. A Worcester County K9 Officer was also on scene, as the K9 Officer advised Mr. Outarsingh that the vehicle was going to be scanned, Mr. Outarsingh admitted to having Marijuana in the vehicle. During the search of the vehicle the Deputies located a glass smoking device, and suspected Marijuana.
A female passenger of the vehicle, identified as Catalina A Custen, 19, of Silver Spring, Maryland admitted the paraphernalia was hers.
Mr. Outarsingh received a Traffic Citation for 81 miles per hour in a 55 mile per hour and he was arrested for the possession of Marijuana and possession of Paraphernalia. He also received two Criminal Citations and was released on his signature. Ms. Catalina was also arrested and she received a Criminal Citation for possession of Paraphernalia, and she was released on her signature.
May 25, 2014, at approximately 0844 hours, a Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Deputy, was on patrol in the area of Philadelphia Ave and 1st St Ocean City, Worcester County Maryland, when they observed a black Mercedes spinning its wheels.
The Deputy stopped the vehicle and made contact with the driver of the vehicle, Jeremy Despasquale, age 23, of Laurel, Delaware, and the passenger Richard Stanley, 24, of Yorktown, Virginia. Mr. Despasquale’s license appeared to be suspended by the state of Delaware.
A K9 scan of the vehicle was performed with a positive alert by the K9. The Deputy searched both subjects and located in Mr. Stanley’s front pocket a Marlboro cigarette box, which had inside 2 suspected Marijuana cigarettes. Mr. Stanley was placed under arrest for possession of Marijuana less than 10 grams.
Mr. Despasquale was cited for spinning wheels. Mr. Stanley was issued a Citation for possession of Marijuana less than 10 grams, and released on his signature.
May 27, 2014, at approximately 0733 hours, Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Deputies, responded to Hurricane Rd, Ocean City, Worcester County Maryland, in an attempt to locate Ashley Nicole Lewis, 25, of Berlin, for an outstanding paternity warrant.
Upon arrival, Worcester County Sheriff’s Deputies, made contact with Ms. Lewis, who was asleep in the front seat of a van, in front of a residence. Ms. Lewis was placed under arrest for the outstanding warrant.
Worcester County Sheriff's Office Deputies searched the van after consent was given and located hypodermic syringes, and metal spoons with suspected heroin residue. Ms. Lewis was then placed under arrest for 2 counts of possession CDS paraphernalia, 1 count of possession controlled paraphernalia, and 1 count of CDS possession not Marijuana. Ms. Lewis was taken before the District Court Commissioner for the drug charges, where she was held in the Worcester County Jail on a $5,000.00 bond, and is awaiting trial.
Lt. Edward C. Schreier
Worcester County Sheriff's Office