Showing posts with label pocomoke city police department. Show all posts
Showing posts with label pocomoke city police department. Show all posts

Monday, February 25, 2013

Traffic Stop Turns Into Foot Chase By Police in Worcester County

More fantastic work from the Worcester County departments!

On February 20, 2013, members of the Worcester County Criminal Enforcement Team along with the Snow Hill Police Department and the Pocomoke City Police Department concluded a joint cocaine distribution investigation of Laron J. Collick, Age 32, of Pocomoke, Maryland.

 On this date, officers of the Snow Hill Police Department attempted to conduct a traffic stop of Collick at which time he exited his vehicle and fled on foot. Collick was apprehended in a wooded area near the intersection of Snow Hill Road and U.S. Route 113, Snow Hill, Maryland.

Investigators located a small quantity of marijuana and approximately 11 grams of powder cocaine and crack cocaine packaged in 27 individual clear plastic bags which was found in the area that Collick fled.

 Once Collick was taken into custody, members of the Pocomoke City Police Department and the Criminal Enforcement Team executed a search and seizure warrant at Collick’s residence in Pocomoke, Maryland.

 No additional contraband was located at Collick’s residence.

Collick was charged with the following offenses:
  Possession with the intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine
·         Possession with the intent to Distribute Cocaine
·         Possession of Crack Cocaine
·         Possession of Cocaine
·         Possession of Marijuana
Collick was committed to the Worcester County Jail on a $50,000.00 bond. The Worcester County Criminal Enforcement Team was also assisted by the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division.
Edward C. Schreier
Worcester County Sheriff's Office

Pocomoke Man Arrested for Attempted 2nd Degree Murder

Pocomoke Police Department
1500 Market Street
Pocomoke, Maryland 21851
On February 23, 2013 at approximately 1358 hrs Pocomoke City Police responded to a call for Domestic Assault. Upon arrival Police observed the suspect holding the victim against her will in the stairwell of the home. Police ordered the suspect to allow the victim to come down the stairs in which he refused. At that time police observed the suspect throw a knife down the hallway. As the Police were attempting to arrest the suspect he began resisting, after a short struggle the suspect was apprehended and placed in the Police vehicle.
Upon interviewing the victim, police learned she and the suspect ensued in a verbal argument which became physical as he put her in a rear neck choke several times during the struggle. The victim states she attempted to leave the home several times but; was not able to as the suspect was holding her upstairs against her will. At one point during the struggle the victim stated the suspect pulled out a knife, grabbed her by her jacket and attempted to stab her in the chest area with the knife. The victim was able to move to avoid being stabbed.

Police then interviewed all of the witnesses at the scene.

Arrested was Andrew R. Miller, age 23 of Pocomoke City. Miller was charged with the following:

 Attempted 2nd Degree Murder

Assault 1st Degree

Assault 2nd Degree

Reckless Endangerment

False Imprisonment

Resist/Interfere with Arrest

Fail to Obey a Lawful Order

Miller was held at the Worcester County Detention Center on $500,000 bond pending trial.

Chief Kelvin Sewell
February 25, 2013

Monday, October 1, 2012

Pocomoke City Police Search 2 Suspects In Assault Case

From the  Pocomoke City Police Department

On September 18, 2012 Pocomoke Police City responded to a call regarding a reported stabbing that occurred in the area of Cherry Street in Pocomoke City.

Upon arrival the Officers met with the victim who stated he was attacked and then stabbed by one of the suspects. The victim stated that he had been involved in a physical altercation previously involving the two suspects.

Pocomoke City Police began conducting an investigation attempting to locate any suspects or witnesses. After further investigation Pocomoke City Police were able to identify the two suspects involved and obtained Arrest Warrants for them.

Suspect #1: Mark Drummond
 B/M; Age 28
Pocomoke, MD

 Suspect #2: Laquan Townsend
B/M; Age 18
Princess Anne, MD

 Charges:  1st Degree Assault
2nd Degree Assault
 Conspiracy To Commit 1st Degree Assault

If anyone has any information regarding the whereabouts of these suspects please call 410-957-1600 or your local police department.

Subjects Convicted For YMCA Shooting in Pocomoke City

From the desk of Kelvin D. Sewell
Pocomoke City Police Chief

On January 28, 2012 Pocomoke City Police responded to a call for an Assault in progress which resulted in a shooting incident. Once the Officers arrived on the scene they began investigating the incident. Due to the nature of the call the YMCA was placed on an immediate lock-down by the Pocomoke City Police Department.

While investigating the incident, it was learned that several suspects from Accomack County, Virginia attended the party when a fight occurred, then while leaving the in their vehicles, the suspects began shooting in the direction towards the crowd. One of the victim’s was taken to the hospital with minor injuries for the Assault.

The Pocomoke City Police Department interviewed several witnesses and were able to positively identify all the suspects who were involved from Accomack County, Virginia.

The below listed suspects were subsequently charged and convicted at the Worcester County Circuit Court:

Roderick Savage, age 17
Accomack  County, Virginia
Sentenced to 5 years suspend all but 18 months in jail

Roger Lee Savage Jr., age 17
Accomack  County, Virginia
Sentenced to 5 years suspend all but 18 months in jail

William H. Wilson Jr., age 22
Accomack  County, Virginia
Sentenced to 5 years suspend all but 18 months in jail

Devin Wessells, age 17
Accomack  County, Virginia
Sentenced to 228 days in jail

Dontrell Scarborough, age 20
Accomack  County, Virginia
Trial set for October 20, 2012

Links to previous YMCA Shooting press releases from Pocomoke City Police Chief Kelvin D. Sewell:

Great job Pocomoke City Police Officer Aaron Perkins and ALL the Pocomoke City Police Officers!  Also a great job by the Worcester County State's Attorney,  Beau Oglesby.