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 Thursday, July 24, 2014 deputies from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s office executed a Search & Seizure Warrant at 6069 Cokesberry Road, Rhodesdale, Md. The warrant was in connection to an investigation into the illegal growing of Marijuana plants on that property. Upon entry it was discovered that a total of 9 Marijuana plants were being grown at 3 different locations on the property. The plants ranged in size from 2 feet to 5 feet in height. The deputies also located a small amount of processed Marijuana inside of the residence along with smoking devices and a shotgun.
The case resulted in the arrest of 43 year old Sherri Lynn Wahl of that address, she was charged with Possession of Marijuana under 10 grams and Possession of C.D.S. paraphernalia and was released by a court commissioner. The other suspect 56 year old Paul Douglas Wahl of the same address was charged with Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, Possession of a Firearm during a Drug Crime , Possession of Paraphernalia and Possession of a Prescription after removing the label. He was ordered Held on $100,000.00 Bond.