Eas­ton po­lice han­dle thefts, drugs, bur­glary, as­sault

The Star Democrat - - LOCAL -

EAS­TON — Eas­ton po­lice re­cently have dealt with an al­leged bur­glary, drug pos­ses­sion cases, a cou­ple thefts and an al­leged as­sault.

• A Pre­ston man was is­sued a crim­i­nal sum­mons on Nov. 3, charg­ing him with theft less than $100.

Ac­cord­ing to po­lice, Ni­chols J. Fisher, 19, al­legedly stole from Kohl’s on Marl­boro Road in Eas­ton ear­lier that day. Po­lice said Fisher al­legedly con­cealed items to­tal­ing about $42 and tried to leave the store. The items were re­cov­ered by Kohl’s loss pre­ven­tion of­fi­cers. He was is­sued the ci­ta­tion and re­leased, po­lice said.

• A Ch­ester­town woman was ar­rested Nov. 5 and charged with the in­tent to dis­trib­ute nar­cotics, po­lice said.

Po­lice iden­ti­fied the woman as Pamela M. Mi­nor, 22. Ac­cord­ing to po­lice, on Nov. 5, of­fi­cers stopped a ve­hi­cle that day for a speed­ing vi­o­la­tion and made con­tact with the driver, Joseph Bolden, 30, of Ch­ester­town.

Po­lice said a war­rant from Bal­ti­more County was is­sued for Bolden for al­legedly vi­o­lat­ing a pro­tec­tive order. Ac­cord­ing to charg­ing doc­u­ments, on Sept. 29, Bolden con­tacted a per­son he was or­dered not to.

As of­fi­cers had Bolden exit the ve­hi­cle, they al­legedly smelled mar­i­juana and later searched it, po­lice said.

Inside the ve­hi­cle, po­lice found sus­pected mar­i­juana, hy­drocodone and co­caine power, inside a book bag that was de­ter­mined to be­long to Mi­nor, who was the pas­sen­ger, po­lice said. Of­fi­cers also found more than $3,200 inside the book bag, which was seized for for­fei­ture, po­lice said.

Po­lice said Mi­nor also had sus­pected co­caine on her, a large enough quan­tity to sus­pect that it was in­tended for sale and not for per­sonal use.

Mi­nor is charged with pos­ses­sion of more than 10 grams of mar­i­juana, two counts of con­trolled dan­ger­ous sub­stance not mar­i­juana, pos­ses­sion of a con­trolled dan­ger­ous sub­stance with in­tent to dis­trib­ute and pos­ses­sion of drug para­pher­na­lia. She was orig­i­nally or­dered to be held at the Tal­bot County De­ten­tion Cen­ter with­out bond, po­lice said.

Bolden is charged with vi­o­lat­ing a pro­tec­tive order and was re­leased on per­sonal re­cog­ni­zance, po­lice said.

• A Neav­itt man was ar­rested in Oc­to­ber and charged with eight counts of drug pos­ses­sion, po­lice said.

Po­lice iden­ti­fied the man as Robert L. Green­wood, 44. Ac­cord­ing to po­lice, on Oct. 4, of­fi­cers of the Eas­ton Po­lice Depart­ment were pa­trolling the area of Dover Road and East Av­enue when they saw the driver of a ve­hi­cle, Green­wood, not wear­ing a seat­belt.

Po­lice said of­fi­cers smelled mar­i­juana and searched the ve­hi­cle, find­ing a pill bot­tle with a va­ri­ety of nar­cotic pills, in­clud­ing clon­azepam, oxy­mor­phone, mor­phone, oxy­codone and Xanax. All of these nar­cotics re­quire a pre­scrip­tion, which po­lice said Green­wood did not have.

He is charged with eight counts of pos­ses­sion of a con­trolled dan­ger­ous sub­stance. He was later re­leased on per­sonal re­cog­ni­zance, po­lice said.

• An Eas­ton man is charged with first-de­gree bur­glary af­ter an al­leged Nov. 7 in­ci­dent.

Po­lice iden­ti­fied the man as Dwite Thomp­son,

33. Ac­cord­ing to po­lice, a war­rant was is­sued for Thomp­son’s ar­rest af­ter an in­ci­dent on Nov. 7 on the 600 block of Dover Road, when he al­legedly en­tered a per­son’s apart­ment and stole med­i­ca­tion.

A war­rant was is­sued for his ar­rest and he was ar­rested two days later, po­lice said.

He is charged with first-de­gree bur­glary and theft be­tween $100 and $1,500. He was re­leased on a $5,000 un­se­cured bond, po­lice said.

• A Royal Oak woman is charged with theft af­ter al­legedly steal­ing from Har­ris Teeter on sev­eral oc­ca­sions.

Po­lice iden­ti­fied the woman as Monique Kevette Brown, 32, who be­tween De­cem­ber 2016 and April 2017 al­legedly stole mer­chan­dise from the gro­cery store on Marl­boro Av­enue in Eas­ton, to­tal­ing $930.

She is charged with theft less than $1,000 and theft scheme less than $1,000. She was is­sued a crim­i­nal sum­mons and re­leased on per­sonal re­cog­ni­zance, po­lice said.

• A 51-year-old Eas­ton man is charged with sec­ond-de­gree as­sault af­ter po­lice were dis­patched to a house on Aurora Street for a re­ported as­sault.

Po­lice iden­ti­fied the man as Christo­pher Earl Till. Ac­cord­ing to po­lice, at the house of­fi­cers were called to, they found a woman who was hold­ing an ice pack on her left wrist, which was swollen, bruised and bleed­ing.

Ac­cord­ing to po­lice, the two had got­ten into an ar­gu­ment and Till al­legedly slammed her wrist into a shed door, caus­ing in­juries. She was taken to the Univer­sity of Mary­land Shore Med­i­cal Cen­ter at Eas­ton for treat­ment, po­lice said.

Till was ar­rested and is charged with sec­ond­de­gree do­mes­tic as­sault. He was orig­i­nally or­dered to be held with­out bond at the Tal­bot County De­ten­tion Cen­ter, po­lice said.

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