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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Wicomico County Sheriff's Office Press Releases 12-20-11

Incident: DUI Enforcement
Date of Incident: 16 December 2011
Location: Wicomico County

Narrative: On 16 December 2011
beginning at 9:00 PM, the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office conducted a special detail targeting drivers under the influence of alcohol or otherwise impaired. During this initiative which lasted until 3:00 AM on 17 December, deputies stopped 23 vehicles and investigated 5 possible impaired drivers by placing them through field sobriety testing. As a result of these efforts, two drivers were arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and removed from Wicomico County’s roadways.

Those arrested were:
1. Timothy Wade Miller, 46, Gurnee, Illinois
2. Paige Nicole Roosa, 20, Elkton, MD

Incident: Driving under the Influence of Alcohol
Date of Incident: 17 December 2011
Location: Waller Road at Line Road, Delmar, MD
Suspect: Wayne Charles Lofland, 60, Salisbury, MD

Narrative: On 17 December 2011
at 8:04 PM, a deputy from the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported collision between two vehicles on Waller Road near Line Road outside of Delmar, MD. Upon arrival and speaking with the at fault driver, Wayne Lofland, the deputy detected a strong odor of alcohol emanating from Lofland, who advised he was coming from a party in Delmar. The
deputy put Lofland through a battery of field sobriety tests which culminated in the arrest of Lofland for DUI.

The deputy processed Lofland at the Maryland State Police barrack in Princess Anne where a breath sample was obtained. Lofland was subsequently released after the issuance of citations.

Charges: Driving under the Influence of Alcohol Per Se

Incident: Possession of Marijuana
Date of Incident: 18 December 2011
Location: Billy Gene Jackson Park, Salisbury, MD
Suspect: 1. Bryan M. Carter, 30, Salisbury, MD
2. London R. Marshall, 21, Delmar, DE

Narrative: On 18 December 2011
at 8:35 PM a deputy investigated an occupied vehicle parked in Billy Gene Jackson Park in Salisbury during night time hours, after the park was closed. As the deputy closed on the vehicle, the deputy observed smoke coming from the front passenger windows. As the deputy approached the vehicle, the deputy recognized the odor of burning marijuana. During the ensuing investigation, the deputy recovered a baggie of marijuana from Carter that Carter attempted to hide in his mouth.

Both Carter and Marshall were arrested and transported to the Central Booking Unit where they were processed and taken in front of the District Court Commissioner. After an initial appearance, the Commissioner detained both Carter and Marshall in the Detention Center on bonds of $15,000.00 on $3,000.00 respectively.

Charges: Possession of Marijuana

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