At 3:25 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 8, Federalsburg Police responded to the intersection of South Main Street and Railroad Avenue regarding a subject who had been shot in the leg. The victim was identified as Marcus Dajuan Johnson, 22, of Federalsburg.
Johnson was transported to receive medical attention and was released several hours later following treatment. Federalsburg detectives are actively working the case and have developed persons of interest and a suspect, a statement Monday from the department said.
Detectives believe this action was targeted and not random. Evidence is being collected and the investigation remains ongoing.
Anyone with any information on this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Sergeant Schuerholz at 410-754-8966.
Arrest after skipjack damage
A man has been arrested following an incident on Tilghman Island, in which a pickup truck damaged a skipjack. On Dec. 27, deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office responded to Dogwood Harbor for a motor vehicle collision. They found a Chevrolet pickup truck which had driven off the parking lot and landed on a boat docked in the harbor. The boat, a skipjack named the Rebecca T Ruark, sustained extensive damage.
Deputies identified the driver of the pickup truck as a 45-year-old Salisbury man, and detected signs of alcohol impairment. Deputies located witnesses who observed the man consuming alcoholic beverages at a local establishment and driving away erratically just prior to the wreck.
Charles Arthur Riggs was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and was released to a sober driver at the scene.
Crews at Eldorado-Brookview VFC on Sunday congratulated Conner Pierzchalski on completing Firefighter 1 training.
“Thank you for your dedication to Station 26,” their announcement said.
On Dec. 28, 2022, at approximately 1:29 p.m., Cambridge Police Department officers located a 32-year-old Cambridge man in the 300 block of Gay Street. The man had an active arrest warrant.
Charges stem from an incident that occurred on Dec. 21, 2022, in the 300 block of Shipyard Drive. The victim reported that the man was observed at their residence on several occasions looking in the windows.
The victim had blocked all communication with him, and he continued to stalk the victim. The victim filed for charges with the court commissioner where an arrest warrant was issued.
He was arrested and transported to CPD for processing, and had his initial appearance before a court commissioner and was turned over to the custody of the Dorchester County Detention Center on no bond.
Trevor Oneil Harrison was charged with stalking, harassment, trespassing, peeping tom (three counts) and trespass private property.
On Dec. 29, 2022, at approximately 1:27 p.m., CPD officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 800 block of Park Lane for a music and tag violation. Contact was made with the driver, a 17-year-old juvenile of Cambridge.
Investigation revealed that the vehicle had switched tags, did not have insurance and was unregistered. The driver also did not have a license, just a learner’s permit.
With the driver being a juvenile, the subject was arrested due to some of the traffic violations being “must appears” in court. A search following the arrest of the driver uncovered a bag of cocaine, along with a quantity of money.
A search of the vehicle revealed a quantity of cocaine and crack cocaine along with digital scales and money. There was also a small quantity of cannabis (less than 10 grams) located.
The juvenile was transported to CPD for processing. The vehicle was seized for civil forfeiture proceedings.
The juvenile was later released to a guardian on the following charges: CDS possession with intent distribute narcotic (cocaine); CDS possession not cannabis (cocaine); CDS possession cannabis less than 10 grams; CDS possession paraphernalia; driving without license; display registration plate issued to another; unauthorized display and use of registration plate; operate unregistered vehicle; driving uninsured vehicle; and holder of learner’s permit driving without required supervision.
On Dec. 29, 2022, at approximately 2:05 p.m., CPD officers responded to the 500 block of Robbins Street for a disturbance. Contact was made with two subjects at the location.
Both subjects claimed they had been assaulted. Due to injuries being present on one subject that were consistent with what was told to the officers, a 32-year-old Cambridge woman was arrested. She was transported to CPD for processing, had her initial appearance before a court commissioner, and was released on her personal recognizance. De’Janae Antesha Latrea Tull was charged with assault second degree.
Flee and elude
On Dec. 30, 2022, at approximately 9:19 p.m., CPD officers were in the 700 block of Race Street when they heard a vehicle collision. They observed the vehicle involved, and while officers were attempting to contact the occupants, the vehicle attempted to flee.
Officers pursued it to the 1000 block of High Street, where they contacted a 55-year-old Cambridge man. It was found that the man’s license status was suspended and revoked. The vehicle had switched tags, was unregistered and uninsured. The other vehicle involved in the accident was parked and unoccupied.
Ganes Antonio Brooks Jr. was arrested and charged with: negligent driving; unsafe lane change; driving on revoked license; driving without current registration; operate unregistered vehicle; drive uninsured vehicle; drive without license; display registration plates issued to another vehicle; unauthorized display and use of registration plate; driving on suspended license; unsafe backing; failure of vehicle driver to stop after unattended vehicle damage accident; and attempt by driver to elude police by failing to stop.
On Jan. 2, at approximately 6:40 a.m., CPD officers responded to the 700 block of Robbins Street in reference to a “Shot Spotter Alert” for gun shots. Officers arrived in the area and located evidence of gunfire.
They contacted a 31-year-old Cambridge man who was observed around the area where shots were fired. The subject was eventually identified as Tyron Keenan Adams. Adams was found to have an active Circuit Court Body Attachment out of Talbot County for failure to appear in court on May 2, 2022. He was arrested and turned over to the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office
On Jan. 2, at approximately 10:21 a.m., CPD officers responded to the 800 block of Phillips Street for a reported burglary, where the victim reported new damage to the residence. The victim also told officers that persons could be heard inside the home.
Officers attempted to have the subjects inside come out to them. The subjects did not comply. Officers then utilized a CPD K9 Unit and gave K9 announcements for the subjects to comply. The subjects still did not comply.
Officers were provided a key to gain access to the residence. As officers entered, they encountered two subjects, a 36-year-old Marion Station man and a 40-year-old Vienna man.
Both subjects were arrested, were transported to CPD for processing, had their initial appearances before a court commissioner and were released on their personal recognizance. Elijah Lee Wilson III and Leroy Yuman were charged with burglary fourth degree and malicious destruction of property.
On Jan. 2, at approximately 10:21 a.m., CPD officers located a 40-year-old Vienna man in the 800 block of Phillips Street. He had an active bench warrant out of Talbot County for failure to appear in court on Nov. 14, 2022, on original traffic violations. Leroy Yuman had his initial appearance before a court commissioner and was released on his personal recognizance.
On Jan. 3, at approximately 12:24 p.m., CPD officers located a 51-year-old Cambridge woman in the 2600 block of Rebecca Lane. She was served a Criminal Summons and released on her signature.
Charges stem from an altercation that occurred on Nov. 20, 2022 in the 2600 block of Rebecca Lane. The victim reported being assaulted by the subject, and filed charges with the court commissioner.
Page Anthony was charged with Assault Second Degree.
On Jan. 3, at approximately 12:37 p.m., CPD officers located a 33-year-old Cambridge woman in the 2600 block of Rebecca Lane. She was served a criminal summons and released on her signature.
Charges stem from a victim reporting that on Dec. 17, 2022, the woman used a credit card without permission and stole two sets of keys for vehicles. The total amount charged on the credit card was $1,498.27. CPD officers applied for charges with the court commissioner, who issued the summons.
Michelle Anthonita Lewis was charged with use disclose credit card (three counts); fraud ID info theft $100 to under $1,500; credit card personation $100 to under $1,500 (three counts); theft scheme $100 to under $1,500; and theft $100 to under $1,500 (four counts).
On Jan. 3, at approximately 3:40 p.m., CPD officers met with a 29-year-old Cambridge man, who was served a criminal summons and released on his signature.
Charges stem from an altercation that occurred on Nov. 26, 2022, at approximately 5:30 a.m. in the 700 block of Moores Avenue. The victim stated that Johnson assaulted them causing injury. The victim filed for charges with the court commissioner, who issued the summons.
Antoine Johnson was charged with assault first degree; assault second degree; reckless endangerment; and dangerous weapon intent to injure.
The Hurlock Police Department is investigating two recent incidents in which unlocked vehicles were ransacked. The incidents occurred on Oak Street and Glen Oak Circle. A statement from the department said, “Please remove valuables from vehicles and keep them locked at all times!”