On April 24, 2014 at approximately 1546 hours a Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Deputy responded to Whiton Road in the area of Disharoon Road for the report of a Motor Vehicle Accident where the driver had left the scene. At approximately 1738 hours, a Worcester County Sheriff`s Office Deputy located and arrested the driver, identified as 27 year old Jeremy Arthur Meikle of Virginia Beach, Virginia on the charge of CDS Possession of Marijuana. Mr. Meikle was issued traffic citations and a Maryland Uniform Criminal Citation for CDS Possession of Marijuana -Less Than 10 Grams and released pending trial.
On April 26, 2014 Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to Girdletree for a disturbance. Deputies learned San Juanita Hernandez 38 of Georgetown, DE, had been in an argument with her boyfriend because he would not let her leave his house. Ms. Hernandez was intoxicated and her boyfriend felt it wouldn’t be a good idea for her to drive.
While the Deputy was conducting the investigation Ms. Hernandez was disorderly and failed to follow simple instructions given by the Deputy. Ms. Hernandez was given numerous opportunities, but still continued to hinder the Deputy while he completed his investigation.
Ms. Hernandez was charged with hindering a police officer in the performance of duties. She was released pending trial.