Police and Fire Briefs, Aug. 21, 2019

Jeffrey Todd Player Jr.

Drug arrest
CAMBRIDGE — On Aug. 13, a deputy with the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jeffery Todd Player Jr., 30, of 4362 Bayshore Road, Taylors Island.

The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop conducted at Southside Drive and Woods Road, Cambridge. The suspect was charged with possession of heroin, possession of cocaine, possession of buprenorphine, 3 counts of possession of paraphernalia and one count of removing a prescription label from a prescription drug. He was ordered held on $3,500 bond.

Fire under investigation
VIENNA — On Aug. 18 at 1:45 a.m. 15 Hurlock Volunteer firefighters responded to a fire at a vacant one story wood frame single family dwelling owned by Cortez Johnson.

The fire discovered by a neighbor originated in an exterior wall and took 20 minutes to control.

Estimated loss to structure was $6,000 and contents $500.

The fire is under investigation and anyone with information is asked to call the Salisbury Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal at 410-713-3780.

Domestic Assault Arrest
TRAPPE — On July 27, at approximately 9:30 p.m., Deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office responded to Trappe Landing for a reported physical domestic in progress.

A witness reported a male subject and female subject in an argument which had turned physical while at the landing. Arriving deputies made contact with Kurt Michael Perry, 52 of Trappe, as he was attempting to leave the landing.

While deputies were speaking with the female subject, they noted injuries consistent with an assault. Perry was placed under arrest and charged with assault.

Perry was transported to Talbot County Central Booking facility for processing and an initial appearance before the District Court Commissioner. Perry was ordered held at the Talbot County Detention Center without bond.

CDS Arrest
On Aug. 9, Deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office stopped a motor vehicle on Ocean Gateway near Manadier Road for a moving violation. Deputies developed probable cause to conduct a K-9 scan of the vehicle, which resulted in a positive alert. A search of the vehicle resulted in the recovery of cocaine and marijuana.

The driver of the vehicle, Leyon Damonte Camper, 36 of Cambridge, was placed under arrest and charged with possession of cocaine and possession of marijuana.

Camper was transported to the Talbot County Central Booking facility for processing and was held pending his initial appearance before the District Court Commissioner.

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