DERRICK DESHIELDS SENTENCED TO TWENTY-SEVEN YEARS UPON HIS CONVICTIONS FOR THREE ROBBERIES AND A BURGLARY FOR HIS SEPTEMBER 2017 CRIME SPREE
On March 9, 2018, Derrick Deshields, age 51, of Salisbury, Maryland, was convicted of three robberies and a burglary that occurred between September 18, 2018 through September 21, 2018, in Salisbury, Wicomico County, Maryland.
Judge Leah J. Seaton sentenced Deshields to twenty-seven years in the Division of Corrections. He received active incarceration as follows: ten years of active incarceration for the September 18, 2017 burglary of Crossroads Food Mart on Old Ocean City Road in Salisbury, nine years active incarceration for the September 19, 2017, robbery of the Dollar General on North Salisbury Boulevard in Salisbury (to be served consecutive to the sentence for the burglary of Crossroads Food Mart), eight years of active incarceration for the September 20, 2017, robbery of the North Salisbury Boulevard branch of PNC Bank in Salisbury, (to be served consecutive to the sentence for the burglary of Crossroads Food Mart and the sentence for the robbery of the Salisbury Dollar General), and ten years of active incarceration for the September 18, 2017, robbery of the Dollar General in Mardela Springs (to be served concurrently to the burglary of Crossroads Food Mart).
Wicomico County Ad Interim State’s Attorney Jamie L. Dykes commended the members of the Salisbury City Police Department (SPD) Criminal Investigations Division, the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) and the Maryland State Police (MSP) for their work in the investigation. She specifically thanked Detective Foy, SPD, Detective Matt Clark, WCSO, and Sergeant Jason Ramey, MSP as the lead investigators. State’s Attorney Dykes also thanked Kristen Schultz, Senior Assistant State’s Attorney, who prosecuted these cases.