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  • 11-27-17
    On Monday, November 27, 20017 members of the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office executed a Search & Seizure warrant at 101
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11-27-17

 On Monday, November 27, 20017 members of the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office executed a Search & Seizure warrant at 101 West Road, Secretary, Md. The targets of the investigation 60 year old Charles Joseph Henry of that address and 39 year old Samuel William Hepperle also of that address were located inside of the residence upon entry. A third suspect 37 year old Carl Messick of 6332 Little Creek Lane, Hurlock, Md. who was just leaving the residence were taken into custody. A search of the residence revealed 58 baggies of Heroin/Fentanyl mixed substance, $537.00 in U.S. currency, 6 Percocet Pills, 6 Suboxen Strips. 25 grams of Marijuana and electronic scales. Messick was charged with Possession of Heroin and Possession of Paraphernalia and released on $3,000.00 unsecured Bond. Henry was charged with Possession of Heroin and released. Hepperle was charged with Possession with Intent to distribute heroin, Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin in a School Zone, Possession of Paraphernalia, Possession of Heroin and maintaining a Common Nuisance, He was ordered Held without Bond.

  

 

10-24-17

On Tuesday, October 24, 2017 a deputy from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office arrested 26 year old Jason Lee Lindsay of 9052 New Road, Wittman, Md. He was charged in connection with an incident that took place in the Secretary Town Park where he is alleged to have been involved in an argument with a male juvenile. When the juvenile attempted to leave on a bicycle, He purposely attempted to hit the bicycle with his car. The juvenile was able to jump off of the bicycle and flee and was not harmed. The suspect was charged with First Degree Assault, Second Degree Assault, Reckless Endangerment and Malicious Destruction of Property under $500.00. He was held without Bond.

 

 

10-23-17

On Monday, October 23, 2017 members of the Capital Area Fugitive Task Force assisted by the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office and the Cambridge City Police arrested 19 year old Raekwon Thornton of 3644 Emely Avenue, Baltimore, Md. He was wanted by the Baltimore City Police Department for First Degree Murder, Second Degree Murder, First Degree Assault and Wearing and Carrying a Handgun. The suspect was located in a residence on Robbins Street in Cambridge and taken into custody. He was transferred to the custody of the Baltimore City Homicide Unit.

 

 

8-7-17

On Monday, August 7, 2017 a deputy from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office arrested 28 year old Wilneisha Netavia Taylor of 311 North Phillips Street, Seaford, Delaware. She was indicted by a Dorchester County Circuit Court Grand Jury for 3 counts of Distribution of Heroin to an undercover police officer. She was ordered Held on $250,000.00 Bond.

 

 

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