Incident: Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol / Fugitive Arrest
Date of Incident: 4 March 2012
Location: E. Church Street, Salisbury, MD
Suspect: Donald Moridon, 32, Salisbury, MD
Narrative: On 4 March 2012 at 10:11 PM, a deputy from the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office waspatrolling E. Church Street in Salisbury when he tried to stop a vehicle for erratic driving. Instead of stopping, the operator, who would be later identified as Donald Moridon, attempted to flee in the vehicle.
Moridon headed down one way Elizabeth Street the wrong way before turning onto Railroad Avenue where Moridon stopped and began fleeing on foot. The deputy chased Moridon after a brief foot chase and took him into custody. Moridon told the deputy he ran because his driver’s license was suspended and he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest.
The deputy also detected a strong odor of alcohol coming from Moridon which led to sobriety testing, after which the deputy concluded that Moridon was also operating his vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.
Moridon refused to submit to a breath test.
The deputy confirmed that Moridon was wanted on Wicomico County Circuit Court Warrant for Child Support Non-Compliance.
The deputy transported Moridon to the Central Booking Unit where he was detained on $5,000 bond on the outstanding Circuit Court Warrant.
Charges: Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol
Driving While Suspended
Attempt by Driver to Flee and Elude
Incident: Assault / Violation of a Protective Order
Date of Incident: 5 March 2012
Location: 300 block of Main Street, Sharptown, MD
Suspect: Dwight L. Shrivers, 24, Sharptown, MD
Narrative: On 5 March 2012 at 6:42 PM, a deputy from the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported altercation inside a residence in the 300 block of Main Street in Sharptown. Upon arrival, the deputy met with Dwight Shrivers and his girlfriend and discovered that Shrivers came home intoxicated when an argument ensued. During the argument, Shrivers allegedly shoved his girlfriend out
of the way while walking through the house. The deputy also discovered that Shrivers was at the residence in violation of a protective order that barred him from the residence.
The deputy placed Shrivers under arrest and transported him to the Central Booking Unit where he was processed and taken in front of the District Court Commissioner. After an initial appearance, the Commissioner detained Shrivers in the Detention Center without bond.
Charges: Violation of a Protective Order
Assault 2nd Degree
Incident: CDS Distribution / Fugitive Arrest
Date of Incident: 6 March 2012
Location: 600 block of S. Westover Drive, Salisbury, MD
Suspect: Willie L. Ballard, 31, Salisbury, MD
Narrative: On 6 March 2012 at 7:00 PM, a deputy from the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office went to a residence in the 600 block of S. Westover Drive after receiving a Crime Solvers tip that a wanted fugitive, Willie Ballard, was there. Ballard was wanted on a Wicomico County Circuit Court Warrant charging him with violation of probation in a CDS case. Ballard was also wanted on a Circuit Court Indictment in a CDS Distribution Case. Upon arriving at the house the deputy was invited in but he soon heard another exterior door close. Believing Ballard was attempting to flee; the deputy exited the residence and gave chase to Ballard. The deputy caught Ballard after a brief foot chase and had to physically struggle with
him in order to place him into handcuffs. Post arrest, the deputy discovered Ballard in possession of individually wrapped baggies of what the deputy recognized as marijuana. Based on that along with other observations, the deputy concluded that Ballard was engaged in the sale of CDS.
The deputy transported Ballard to the Central Booking Unit where he was processed and taken in front of the District Court Commissioner. After an initial appearance, the Commissioner detained Ballard in the Detention Center in lieu of $75,000.00 bond.
Ballard was detained in the Detention Center on an additional $1,000.00 bond for the Circuit Court Bench Warrant and without bond on the Circuit Court Indictment.
Charges: Possession of Marijuana with the Intent to Distribute