A Queen Anne’s County jury convicted Kirk Ralph Fonseca, 33 of Chestertown, Maryland on March 11, 2019 of illegal possession of a firearm after being convicted of a felony, as well as illegal possession of ammunition as a felon. Assistant State’s Attorney Leigh Dillon prosecuted the case on behalf of the State’s Attorney’s Office.  The charges
Read More

On February 21, 2019 James Robert Hurlock of Crumpton, Maryland was sentencted to 18 months of incarceration, which was suspended, and also ordered to pay a $1,500 fine as a result of an Alford Plea to Violation of the Maryland Wiretap Laws on January 4, 2019 before The Honorable Thomas Ross in the Queen Anne’s
Read More

The Circuit Court for Queen Anne’s County convicted Melissa Brown, 43 of Seaford, Delaware, of Distribution of Oxycodone on February 26, 2019. The case was prosecuted by Michael “Mick” Cuches, Deputy State’s Attorney. On July 13, 2018 at approximately 2:00 am, Trooper Justin Daigle of the Maryland State Police was on routine patrol traveling south
Read More

On January 30, 2019, the Honorable Thomas G. Ross of the Queen Anne’s County Circuit Court sentenced Jack Allen Thomas to one year and one day to serve in the Department of Corrections in Case No. C-17-CR-18-000576. This conviction triggered a violation of probation in Case Nos. 17-K-10-007499 and 17-K-10-007501 in which the balance of
Read More

A lengthy wiretap investigation conducted by the Queen Anne’s County Drug Task Force and State’s Attorney’s Office during the Spring and Summer of 2018 has resulted in the conviction and sentencing of seven defendants related to their involvement in the distribution of illicit drugs throughout Queen Anne’s County. The investigation also netted the seizure of
Read More

On January 18, 2019, The Honorable Thomas G. Ross of the Queen Anne’s County Circuit Court sentenced Willie James Rious to 20 years of incarceration at the Division of Correction for Possession with Intent to Distribute Fentanyl. Mr. Rious was found guilty of the offense on October 17, 2018. The conviction in this matter stems
Read More

On January 15, 2019, Stephanie Anne Twigg of Millington, MD pled guilty to a theft scheme of more than $25,000 but less than $100,000 in the Circuit Court for Queen Anne’s County. An investigation by the Maryland State Police and the Queen Anne’s County State’s Attorney’s Office revealed that, while employed at a Queen Anne’s
Read More

During September of 2017 and May of 2018, members of the Criminal Investigations Unit of Queen Anne’s County Office of the Sheriff responded to and investigated a number of small businesses in the Chester, Grasonville, and Stevensville areas that had been burglarized. The notable features of these burglaries included rear doors being pried open, small
Read More

Frank F. Guddo, 57 of Cherry Hill,  New Jersey, was convicted by a Queen Anne’s County jury on Friday, February 22, 2019 of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. The case was successfully prosecuted by Michael “Mick” Cuches, Deputy State’s Attorney.  The case arose on May 21, 2018 at approximately 4:53 PM when a concerned citizen called
Read More

A Queen Anne’s County jury convicted Jeffrey David Baynocky of transporting a handgun in a vehicle on Friday, February 8, 2019. The case was prosecuted by Deputy State’s Attorney Michael “Mick” Cuches.  On August 14, 2018 at approximately 12:55 am, Trooper John Tucker of the Maryland State Police was dispatched to the area north of
Read More