Kent County Sheriff

ASSAULT. DFC David Nolan, on Oct. 18, responded to the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Chestertown to interview a Kennedyville woman who reported she had been assaulted. The woman was told she could file charges through the district court commissioner's office, according to a sheriff's office news release.

BURGLARY. Sgt. Sean M. Maloney is investigating an Oct. 19 burglary in the 21000-block of Lovers Lane, near Rock Hall. Among the items reported taken are three firearms, according to a sheriff's office news release.

ASSAULT. Sgt. Stuart M. Lodge is investigating an alleged assault that was reported Oct. 22. The complainant told police she was assaulted during a road rage incident Oct. 4 on state Route 20. There were no injuries, according to a sheriff's office news release. 

ASSAULT. Lauren Suzanne Olinick, 19, Chestertown, on Oct. 22, was issued an Anne Arundel County District Court summons charging her with second-degree assault. 

THEFT. Suzette Hawkins Conyers, 47, Worton, on Oct. 23, was issued a district court summons charging her with theft, $100 to $1,500. 

CONTEMPT. Cheryl Ann Freeman, 42, Chestertown, on Oct. 23, was issued a district court bench warrant charging her with contempt. She initially was held in the Kent County Detention Center without bail.

BURGLARY. DFC David Nolan is investigating an Oct. 24 burglary and theft of tools in the 10000-block of Big Stone Road, Millington.

ABUSE. Lt. Dennis W. Hickman and the Kent County Department of Social Services on Oct. 25 opened an investigation into allegations of abuse by a parent of two boys, ages 5 and 2. The abuse is alleged to have occurred about a month ago, according to a sheriff's office news release.

DISTURB. A 12-year-old boy from the Chestertown area, on Oct. 25, was referred to the Department of Juvenile Services on a complaint of disturbing school operations. The boy allegedly was involved in an altercation with another student at Kent County Middle School in Chestertown.

"A teacher attempted to intervene and had to repeatedly struggle with the student in order to prevent a fight with the other student, causing a disturbance in the classroom," Cpl. Nate Blazejak wrote in a news release.

PROBATION. Brian Thomas Fowler, 48, Goldsboro, on Oct. 26, was issued a Caroline County District Court bench warrant charging him with violation of probation. He was released on personal recognizance.

BURGLARY. Tawnya Jainice Brown, 30, Chestertown, on Oct. 26, was charged with burglary (two counts); unlawful taking of a motor vehicle; unlawful removal of a motor vehicle; and theft, $1,500 to less than $25,000. She was released after posting $5,000 bond.

Brown is accused of taking a vehicle from Todd's Body Shop. The vehicle, identified as an unregistered 2014 Chevrolet Malibu, was recovered in the Millington area.

Brown also was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance that is not marijuana; and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Deputy Collin Shockley investigated.


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