Police Briefs 05/17/13

Sharon Lee Ward

Stabbing

A 47-year-old Ocean City woman was arrested on May 9 after allegedly stabbing a woman she lived with.

Although Sharon Lee Ward lived with the victim, a Maryland Court Final Domestic Protective Order prohibited her from having any contact with her. But the two argued and during a struggle, Ward allegedly attacked the woman with a kitchen knife, stabbing her multiple times.

The victim fled and, with the assistance of neighbors, contacted police at about 3:50 a.m. Ocean City paramedics treated the victim for neck and shoulder wounds before taking her to Peninsula Regional Medical Center for treatment.

Ward was taken to Atlantic General Hospital, where she was treated for minor injuries before being released to Ocean City police. She was taken to the Public Safety Building, where she was charged with first- and second-degree assault, having a weapon with the intent to injure, reckless endangerment and violation of a protective order.

Ward was being held in the Worcester County jail on $150,000 bond.

 

Scooter collision

A motor scooter operator was taken to Peninsula Regional Medical Center early Monday morning after colliding with an Ocean City Police Department patrol car.

The patrol car was stopped at a traffic light in the southbound turn lane at 41st Street when Edward Thomas Johnson, 25, of Salisbury, drove his scooter into its rear, causing him to be ejected.

Johnson was wearing a helmet, but it became dislodged because of the collision and failed to fully protect him. The officer in the patrol car rendered immediate aid to Johnson before paramedics arrived.

The officer was treated at Atlantic General Hospital for minor injuries and was released.

The Ocean City Police Department press release said Johnson was believed to be under the influence of alcohol at the time of the collision.

 

Warrant arrests

Two men were arrested by Berlin police during a property check at Bay Terrace Apartments on May 9 Police checked for possible warrants and found that Darrin Gibbs Jr., 27, of Berlin was wanted for failure to appear in court on traffic charge.

During a search of Gibbs after his arrest, police found suspected heroin. They charged him with possession of heroin, trespassing and making a false statement, because he had given officers a false identity.

Police also determined that Jaireece Dee Von Hobbs, 27, of Berlin was wanted for failure to appear in court on a charge of driving under the influence. They arrested him on the warrant and charged him with trespassing as well.

 

Delmar James Cubbage

Sex offender

The Worcester County Sheriff’s Office has obtained a warrant for Delmar James Cubbage, 22, for failing to register as a sex offender.

Cubbage was released from the county jail on May 2 after serving a nearly year-long sentence for failing to register as a sex offender and violation of probation. Since his release, he has absconded and moved to an unknown location.

 

Fight at hotel

Ocean City police arrested two men after seeing them fight in the hallway of a mid-town hotel May 11.

Police were called to the hotel shortly before 5 a.m. because of a fight in progress.

On the fifth floor, they saw Steve Martin Mondelus, 30, of Frankford, Del., on his back on the floor, while Henry Eugene Wilson, 28, of Bowie, was straddling his midsection and punching him in the face.

Earlier, Mondelus had grabbed the hair of Wilson’s girlfriend and bit her finger. According to the charging document, police saw bleeding teeth marks on her finger.

Police also saw a bag containing marijuana on the hallway floor. Wilson reportedly told police it was his marijuana and that the fight started because Mondelus had grabbed it and tried to run out of the hotel room with it.

Wilson reportedly told police he jumped Mondelus in an attempt to get his marijuana back.

Police charged Mondelous with possession of marijuana, affray and two counts of second-degree assault. They charged Wilson with second-degree assault, possession of marijuana, affray and resisting arrest.

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