On Thursday, June 26th at approximately 11:00 A.M. deputies from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office and troopers from the Maryland State Police were dispatched to the Hebron Savings Bank in Vienna for a reported armed robbery that had just occurred. Upon arrival it was learned that a single black male had entered the bank, produced a weapon and demanded money, an undisclosed amount of cash was taken. A bank patron who was in a position to flee did so during the robbery and was injured in a fall from the steps of the bank. She was transported to P.R. M.C. by Dorchester E.M.S. for treatment of her injuries. The investigation is being handled by the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office with assistance from the Maryland State Police and F.B.I. Salisbury Office. The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone who may have seen anything suspicious during that time frame in Vienna to please contact them at 410-228-2255.
On Tuesday June 10, 2014 a deputy from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s office arrested 51 year old Joseph Odell Chafin of 6241 Corkran Street, Hurlock, Md. He was wanted in connection to a Violation of a Protective Order which occurred on that same date. The incident occurred when the victim came home and found the suspect inside of her house which was also witnessed by the responding deputy. He was charged with Violation of a Protective Order and ordered Held on $10,000.00 Bond.