Queen Anne's Sheriff

CHESTERTOWN — Felisha Warrelmann, 26, Chestertown, on Feb. 28, was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance that is not marijuana. 

Deputy Dominic Sullivan responded at 8:49 p.m. to the 600-block of Fey Road for a report of a suspicious vehicle in the middle of the road. The driver was identified as Lauriea Diane Johnson, 35, Chestertown.

Warrelmann drove up and identified herself as Johnson's wife, according to a sheriff's office news release. Deputies reported that while speaking with Warrelmann, they smelled marijuana coming from inside her vehicle.

According to the news release, when deputies told Warrelmann that they would be conducting a probable cause search, she said there was no marijuana in the car but there were two gel caps under her seat.

Deputies located two gel caps, suspected to be heroin.

On March 4, Johnson was issued a summons for stopping vehicle on highway with less than 200 feet visibility; and driving without required license and authorization.

CHURCH HILL — Rachel Lynn Epps, 36, Hartly, Del., on March 1, was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance that is not marijuana (two counts); and possession of drug paraphernalia (three counts).

She was released on $2,500 unsecured bond.

Police initially stopped Epps for speeding; she allegedly was driving 43 mph in a 25-mph zone. Deputy Sean Holden reported that he noticed what he described as "several indicators of criminal activity" while Epss was looking for the vehicle's registration card.

Deputy Holden requested a K-9 scan.

Maryland State Police Tpr. Graef and K-9 Fueles conducted the scan, with the dog giving an alert to the odor of suspected drugs, according to a sheriff's office news release.

Located inside the vehicle were prescription bottles for Suboxone and Adderall that were not prescribed to Epps, several plastic bags and other suspected paraphernalia, according to the news release.

Deputy Holden conducted the traffic stop at 1:47 p.m. in the area of Walnut Street. Deputy Walter Baer and the MSP K-9 unit assisted.

SUDLERSVILLE — Cody William Hartlove, 23, Sudlersville, on March 14, was charged with driving, attempting to drive while under the influence of alcohol; driving, attempting to drive while impaired by alcohol; driving, attempting to drive while impaired by a controlled dangerous substance; and reckless driving.

Hartlove also was charged with driving at speed exceeding limit; and violation of license restriction.

He was released to a sober person, according to a sheriff's office news release.

Cpl. Larry Steenken reported that Hartlove was the driver of a vehicle that allegedly was traveling 107 mph in a posted 50-mph zone.

Cpl. Steenken reported that while conducting a roadside interview, he smelled alcohol. Hartlove allegedly performed poorly on standardized field sobriety tests.

Cpl. Steenken conducted the traffic stop at 1:22 a.m. on northbound state Route 300 at Norwood Drive. Deputy Sean Holden assisted.


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