On January 30, 2014 at approximately 11:15am Deputies responded to the Parole and Probation Office in Snow Hill, Worcester County Maryland to investigate a possible fugitive from Delaware Mr. Christopher Ryan Jones, 25, of Delaware.
Allegedly Mr. Jones had admitted to his Probation Officer that he had just smoked Marijuana with some friends in the vehicle that he just arrived at the Probation Office in.
Deputies approached the vehicle in the parking lot and upon making contact with the vehicle and its occupants; a strong odor of marijuana was smelled coming from within the passenger compartment of the vehicle. The occupants of the vehicle were identified as Mercedes E. Dukes, 21, of Georgetown, Delaware. A front seat passenger identified as Deshae T. Foster, 24, of Millsboro, Delaware and a back seat passenger identified as Asia M. Brittingham, 21, of Georgetown, Delaware. Through the course of the search, a bag of suspected marijuana was found on Mr. Foster and a metallic pipe (paraphernalia) was located on Ms. Brittingham. Both Mr. Foster and Ms. Brittingham were charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and were released on Signature.
It was learned that Mr. Jones was wanted in Delaware but the state of Delaware would not extradite Mr. Jones back to their state. Therefore Mr. Jones was released at the scene.