Easton police handle thefts, drugs, burglary, assault
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.