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Thursday, April 06, 2017

Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Press Release 4-6-17

On April 5, 2017 at approximately 4:31pm a Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Deputy observed a Gray Kia Optima fail to stop at the stop sign in the area of Young St. and Short St. in Pocomoke City, Worcester County, Maryland.

The Deputy initiated a traffic stop when the vehicle pulled into a residence driveway on 7th St. The passenger, identified as Eric Vincent Bishop (23) of Pocomoke immediately exited the vehicle and took off running on foot.

Another Deputy and a Pocomoke City Officer in the area located Mr. Bishop approximately a block away when Mr. Bishop took off running again. After a brief foot pursuit Mr. Bishop was placed under arrest. The Deputies located approximately 20 grams of suspected cocaine and a loaded handgun.

Bishop was charged with CDS-Not Marijuana, CDS-Paraphernalia, CDS- Intent to distribute within 1,000feet of a School, CDS- Intent to Distribute,

Possession of a Firearm in Commission of a Drug Trafficking Crime,

CDS Distribution with Possession of Firearm, Possession of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony, and Handgun on Person.

Mr. Bishop was taken before a District Court Commissioner where he was held without bond.


Anonymous said...

Glad they got him but how stupid do you have to be to run a stop sign and give them a reason to target you. Probably stupid enough to sling coke

Anonymous said...

"...and took off running on foot."


Anonymous said...

he will be out next week doint the same stuff again