Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

May 18, 2008

Two men charged with drug offenses

Two men were charged with drug and weapons offenses after police were told they were selling drugs from a car in Hanover, Anne Arundel County police said.

Officers who arrived at Arbor Grove Drive and Dorchester Boulevard about 4 p.m. Tuesday found the pair trying to leave the scene, and arrested Shawn Marcus Wooden, 25, of Southeast Washington, and Antonio Lamont Preston, 21, of Waldorf.

Police seized 7 grams of marijuana, a vial of suspected PCP, a stolen, loaded 9mm handgun, more than $2,000 and the car, a Dodge Stratus.

Two arrested after search of home

A Brooklyn woman was charged with multiple drug and weapons offenses after officers who raided her home seized nearly $1,500 in drugs from her home, Anne Arundel County police said.

Shannon Nicole Sharps, 27, of the 300 block of Berlin Avenue was arrested on Tuesday after officers searching her home found a loaded 9mm handgun, a 9 mm assault rifle, $271 in crack cocaine and $1,200 in marijuana.

She was charged with possession of crack, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and a firearm during a drug trafficking crime, and posession with intent to distribute crack and marijuana.

A relative, Chesterfield Sharps, who arrived at the residence, was charged with three counts of second-degree assault on police.

Men, teens charged after drug raid

Two Broadneck Peninsula men and two teenage girls were arrested on drug charges after a monthlong investigation and raid on the men's home, Anne Arundel County police said.

Police on Tuesday seized over 100 grams of marijuana and 13 grams of cocaine, 200 grams of lookalike marijuana, $202 in cash and drug paraphernalia from the home on the 300 block of Martins Cove Road.

Residents Sean William Simpson, 21, and Martin Walter Bowers, 18, were charged with possession of marijuana, cocaine, counterfeit drugs and drug paraphernalia, as well as possession with intent to distribute cocaine and marijuana and manufacture and distribution of cocaine.

The two unidentified girls, ages 15 and 16, were charged on juvenile citations with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and released to their parents.

Microchip reunites woman with dog

A Severn woman was reunited with her dog after Animal Control officers discovered a couple being evicted from their home had been keeping him, Anne Arundel County police said.

An Animal Control officer was called to the home on the 8200 block of Sebring Court in Severn on Tuesday to take two miniature pinchers into custody while the tenants were evicted.

The officer found a microchip in the male dog, which showed it was registered to another Severn woman.

The tenants showed up at Animal Control headquarters in Millersville that day to pick up the two dogs, but were told that they didn't own the male dog, named Tyson.

Both tenants said they found the dogs a month ago but were unable to locate the owner.

Lila Orosco-Moore and Tyson were reunited on Wednesday.

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