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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Press Release

On June 24, 2016 between 1700 hrs. and 2100 hrs., members of the Worcester County Sheriff's Office and the Maryland State Police Berlin Barrack conducted a saturation patrol focusing on heroin interdiction in an around the Bishopville area.

Information was received by the Worcester County Sheriff's Office, Worcester County CET, Troopers at the Berlin Barrack, and CBI, that the Bishopville area south of the Delaware line is traversed by numerous individuals who have purchased and who are en route to purchase heroin from the Polly Branch Road area of Selbyville, Delaware.

The initiative was conducted over a 4-hour period by 4 personnel from the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office and 4 personnel from the Maryland State Police. The following actions were a result of the initiative:

Stops: 27
Citations: 13
Warnings: 26
Cars Searched: 4
K-9 Scans: 2
CDS Arrests: 1 (for Suboxon)
Marijuana less than 10 grams citations: 2

On 06/25/2016 a Worcester County Sheriff's Office Deputy attempted to stop a vehicle traveling the wrong way down northbound Rt. 113 near Keplar Ln. The vehicle failed to stop for the Deputy, resulting in a brief chase in which the suspect nearly collided with several cars traveling northbound. The vehicle eventually stopped and the operator was identified as Christopher Wolfe 39, of Bishopville. The Deputy detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from Mr. Wolfe. Mr. Wolf did poor on field sobriety tests. Mr. Wolf was arrested and charged with that led to his arrest. Wolfe was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, driving while impaired by alcohol, and fleeing and eluding. Mr. Wolf was released pending trial.

On June 23, 2016 at 2344 hours a Worcester County Deputy Sheriff stopped a vehicle for following a vehicle closer than reasonable and prudent in the area of Rumgate Road and Keyser Point Road in West Ocean City, Maryland. The Deputy identified the driver of the vehicle as Chrsitopher Michael Brantner, 20 of Berlin, MD. The deputy believed the driver was in possession of suspected marijuana. The vehicle was searched and suspected marijuana was found. Mr. Brantner was issued a Civil Citation for possessing less than 10 grams of marijuana and released on the signature of the citation, pending trail.

On June 23, 2016 at 2031 hours a Worcester County Sheriff’s Deputy stopped a vehicle for vehicle for traveling 72 in a 55 MPH zone on Route 113 and Castle Hill Road Snow Hill, Maryland. The Deputy identified the operator as Robert Waters Jr. 52 years old of Temperanceville, Virginia. The Deputy detected the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage from Mr. Waters. Mr. Waters admitted to drinking alcohol. Mr. Waters did poorly on field sobriety testing and was arrested. Mr. Waters was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and the speeding. Mr. Waters was later released pending trial.


Anonymous said...

Warrantless searches and seizures.
The State enforces illegal statutory laws against its citizens by employing thug cops who have no knowledge of the US Constitution and no morals.

The police have become the enemy.

There is NEVER any discussion about stopping the CIA from importing this heroin into our country. The intelligence agencies are totally out of control.

Anonymous said...


Anonymous said...

5:10???? Who is clueless? Your either a cop or wish you were! If you can't see the numbers and the reason behind those numbers then your a blooming idiot! And I'm not even the person who put it up! Keep living your life were the governments always right! Cops are heros! And if you don't believe in the same then your a basement dweller whos a criminal! Your in for a sad future!

Anonymous said...

5:10 please explain how he/she is clueless. Bet you can't.

Anonymous said...

So, 27 folks were hosed down and searched without any result but 3 with a joint or two and a soboxone pill.

Not 47 pounds of narcotics.

Way to "hone in" on those serious drug dealers!!!


Anonymous said...

The funniest part is that the LEO's are so PROUD of this!!!!

If this is all I had to report after such a "raid" I
d be too embarrassed to even say anything!

lmclain said...

What an astounding success!


How much of OUR money was spent to do this?? In the private sector, where there are consequences for wasting money, someone would be on the street looking for another job. In the public sector, one gets to BRAG about it.
When you play with other people's money, waste is not a concern.

Anonymous said...

Profiling is illegal