Woman held on drug distribution charges

A 37-year-old Salisbury woman was in the Wicomico County Detention Center on $80,000 bail charged with possession of controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute, according to the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office.

Latasha Yvette Greene was charged Aug. 9 following an investigation into the possession of a controlled dangerous substance in her residence. The deputy initially responded to the address for a 911 call for a subject that had been cut and upon arrival could not get anyone to answer the door, deputies said.

The deputy was able to see inside the residence and observed what was identified as blood and signs of a possible struggle. Based on the 911 call and the observation, the deputy entered the residence and found it empty.

While inside the residence, the deputy saw a box that contained what he recognized as a large bag of marijuana. The deputy also found a small bag of marijuana along with other empty bags, deputies said.

Based on what the deputy observed, he concluded there was intent to distribute the marijuana.

The deputy learned the injured person was Greene, who decided not to wait for EMS but instead to have someone drive her to the hospital. During the investigation, the deputy concluded Greene was responsible for the marijuana.

Man facing sex offense accusations

A 25-year-old man surrendered to the Wicomico County Bureau of Investigation Aug. 12 after an investigation into a parent’s complaint that he had sex with a 15-year-old,  according to detectives.

Justin Marini of Mardela Springs was charged with third-degree sex offense, fourth-degree sex offense, sexual contact, fourth-degree sexual act, fourth-degree sex offense and second-degree assault, detectives said.

On Monday, Bureau of Investigation detectives met with the parent and an investigation began. It was determined probable cause existed and an arrest warrant was applied and issued on Aug. 11, according to a detective.

Marini was being held in the Wicomico County Detention Center.

Man sought in counterfeit/fraud case

Salisbury Police said they are searching for a man accused of committing fraud.

Police said on Aug. 3, during the afternoon, they responded to Walmart on North Salisbury Boulevard in reference to a fraud and were told someone bought high-priced items using counterfeit money then returned them in exchange for cash.

The man then fled in a silver Dodge Charger or similar vehicle, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the police department.

Suspect sought in 7-Eleven robbery

Salisbury Police said they are looking for a man they believe robbed a 7-Eleven store on East Main Street on Aug. 7 around 12:15 a.m.

The man is described as African-American, 5 feet, 8 inches tall, 150 pounds and about 20 years old.

He was wearing a black cloth covering the bottom of his face, black jacket, blue jeans, black hat with orange brim, glove on his left hand, blue jeans, and white and black shoes, police said.

Police said an investigation revealed a man entered the store, showed a handgun and ordered the clerk  to get behind the cash register.

He then demanded money from the register and stole cigarettes prior to fleeing on foot.

Police used a K9 dog to search the area.

Anyone with information should call Salisbury Police.

Sunglasses thief sought by police

Salisbury Police are looking for a man they believe stole a pair of sunglasses from the Sunglass Hut on North Salisbury Boulevard Aug. 4 around 3:20 p.m.

Police said their investigation revealed a man concealed a pair of Arnett sunglasses in the  waistband of his pants while the clerk had her back to him.

Officers obtained a video recording showing the man’s face. Anyone with information should call Salisbury Police.

Women sought in convenience store robbery

Wicomico County Bureau of Investigation detectives said they are looking for a woman they believe robbed Goose Creek Food Store in Mardela Springs on Aug. 7 around 11 p.m.

Detectives said they are looking for a white woman, small in stature, who was wearing all black, and carrying  what appeared to be a silver revolver.

Witnesses and others with information should call the Wicomico Bureau of Investigation

Delaware man faces charges in Pittsville theft

A 32-year-old Lewes man was charged with theft under $100, possession of controlled dangerous substance and acting as a contractor without a license, according to the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office.

Michael D. Fitzgerald was charged after an incident Aug. 5,  when a deputy was called to a reported theft at a residence in the 35000 block of Sunrise Court in Pittsville.

Deputies said a man went to the residence to install  new windows. The homeowner had to leave, and discovered prescriptions for endocet and oxycodone had been stolen. The homeowner also reported that Fitzgerald failed to complete the work as agreed upon.

The deputy was able to determine no license had been issued in Maryland to perform home improvements, deputies said.

Deputies said Fitzgerald was also wanted on multiple warrants in Delaware including charges of acting as a contractor without a license.

Fitzgerald was in the Wicomico County Detention Center on $50,000 bail, deputies said.

Argument results in assault charges

A 26-year-old Salisbury man was in the Wicomico County Detention Center on $10,000 bail charged with second-degree assault and malicious destruction of property after an Aug. 5 argument on Spinnaker Drive, according to Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office deputies.

Kecio Nunes Demelo was charged after the 3 p.m. incident.

Deputies said a man became involved in a fight with another man after the second man kissed the first man’s wife. The husband is accused of striking the man who kissed his wife in the head with a brick, knocking him down, then throwing the brick through the windshield of the man’s vehicle.

Man charged in theft from Delmar home

A 29-year-old Salisbury man was charged with first-degree burglary and theft under $1,000 after an incident in Delmar, according to the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office.

Marcelo R. Soares was charged after an incident on Carioca Road  on Aug. 6 at 11:11 a.m. following an investigation of a residential burglary there, deputies said.

Construction work was being done there. A man reportedly entered the residence without permission when the crew was not scheduled to work, using a key left  for  workers.

He  told the homeowner he was getting supplies for another job, but deputies said the homeowner reported several pieces of jewelry missing including earrings, necklaces and bracelets.

During the investigation, the deputy found the jewelry in a local pawn shop and identified the man that sold it.

Soares was in the Wicomico County Detention Center on $10,000 bail, deputies said.

Man charged with theft in taxi incident

A 26-year-old Riverdale, Ga., man was charged with theft under $1,000 after an incident Aug. 8 in the 24000 block of Ocean Gateway, Mardela Springs, according to the Wicomico County Sheriff’s  Office.

Darian A. Scott was charged after a deputy responded to the parking lot of a convenience store in that area and met with a taxi driver about a man who left without paying the fare, deputies said.

According to the driver, he drove a man from the Baltimore area to Mardela Springs and the fare was $220. The man told the driver to stop at the store so he could get money from the ATM, but when the man didn’t return, the driver called police.

The deputy found and arrested Scott in the 9000 block of Athol Road.

He was in the Wicomico County Detention Center on $1,000 bail, deputies said.

 

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