Friday, April 15, 2016

Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Press Release

Worcester County Sheriff’s Office

Press Release


On April 8, 2016 at approximately 8:34 pm a Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Deputy observed a green Dodge Ram Pickup truck with a headlight out.  The Deputy stopped the vehicle at Route 113 and Old Ocean City Blvd.  The Deputy made contact with the driver, Martin Whittemore, age 28, from Montpelier, Va.  The Deputy detected a strong odor of burnt marijuana coming from the vehicle. A search of the vehicle was conducted.  Located in the search was a loaded Smith & Wesson 9mm semi-automatic handgun and suspected marijuana. 


Mr. Whittemore was charged with carry and knowingly transporting a loaded handgun in vehicle, possession of control dangerous substance, marijuana, and possession of control dangerous substance paraphernalia. Mr. Whittemore is awaiting trial. 



On April 8, 2016 at about 7:13 P.M. A Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Deputy responded to the Walmart in Berlin for a report of shoplifting.  Upon arrival the Deputy met with Walmart employees who had stopped a suspected shoplifter attempting to steal $125.67 in merchandise.  The woman was identified as Wendy Firebaugh 57 years of age, of Marion Station, Md.  


Ms. Firebaugh was issued criminal citations for Theft and Trespassing. Ms. Firebaugh was released pending a court date in Snow Hill District Court. 



Anonymous said...

Wow I wonder when the deputies have time to make all that overtime with only two minor cases made within the past two weeks.

Anonymous said...

another positive comment! good job!