Police and fire briefs, Sept. 23, 2020

Video still photo/RFC, CPD Officer Cole Mills
This photo shows the fire at 800 Hambrooks Ave. in progress. At 1:36 a.m. on Sept. 21, Rescue Fire Company responded to a home owned by John Knox at 800 Hambrooks Ave. in Cambridge, and occupied by Jonathan Prahl, for a 25×10-foot shed on fire. The estimated loss to the structure was $5,000, loss to its contents $6,000. The Office of the State Fire Marshal determined that the cause was accidental. It took 30 firefighters 35 minutes to control the blaze, which caused damage to a neighboring shed and house. In addition to Rescue Fire Company, responding agencies and their vehicles were: Hurlock Tower 6-1, Talbot Station 30 Rescue Engine 32, Dorchester County Emergency Medical Services PM100 and 101, and Cambridge Police Department. The incident was placed under control at 4:09 a.m. One firefighter was treated on the scene.

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CPD seek shooter
On Sept. 20 at approximately 12:15 a.m., Cambridge Police responded to the area of Lake Street and Washington Street in reference to a report of shots fired in the area. While responding, it was learned that a 25-year-old male victim had arrived at the emergency room with a single gunshot wound to the torso.
The victim was later transported to Shock Trauma in Baltimore where he was in critical but stable condition as of Monday morning, a report from Cambridge police said. The victim’s vehicle was located in the area of the reported shots fired call.
This investigation continues. There were no suspects on Monday morning. Anyone with any information is urged to contact the Cambridge Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division at 410-228-3333.

Resisting Arrest
On Sept. 16, deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office stopped a motor vehicle on Ocean Gateway near Dutchman’s Lane for a registration violation. Deputies made contact with the driver, a 34-year-old Cambridge man who allegedly presented a false identification, a statement from the sheriff’s office said. Deputies confirmed the man had several outstanding arrest warrants for multiple jurisdictions and placed him under arrest.
He was searched and deputies located cocaine, marijuana, heroin, and crystal methamphetamine. He began to resist, the statement said, and attempted to disarm the deputies prior to being restrained and handcuffed.
Alfred Sylvester Floyd Jr. was charged with possession of a controlled substance, fraudulent identification to avoid prosecution, resisting arrest, obstruct and hinder police, attempt to disarm a police officer, assault and traffic charges. Floyd was taken to the Talbot County Central Booking facility for processing and was ordered held at the Talbot County Detention Center.
Failure to appear
On Sept. 17, deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 45-year-old Trappe man. The Talbot County Circuit Court issued an arrest warrant charging him with failing to appear for a trial or hearing after being notified to do so. Markell Dion Pinkett was transported to the Talbot County Detention Center, where he was held on a $1,000 cash bond.

Violation of probation
On Sept. 17, deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 22-year-old Trappe man. The Talbot County Circuit Court issued an arrest warrant for Marco Antonio Camacho, charging him with violating his probation on an original controlled dangerous substance conviction. He was ordered held without bond at the Talbot County Detention Center.

Low-speed pursuit
On Sept. 13, at approximately 6:41 p.m., deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 28-year-old Easton man. He was operating a motor vehicle in the Easton area and allegedly refused to stop for troopers of the Maryland State Police, a statement from the sheriff’s office said.
Deputies observed the man a short time later and after a short, low-speed pursuit, he stopped his motor vehicle in the parking lot of Auto Zone. Lamont Charles Ross was taken into custody on a warrant issued by the District Court for Dorchester County. Ross was taken to the Talbot County Central Booking facility for processing and was charged additionally by the Maryland State Police for his traffic violations. Ross was turned over to the Talbot County Detention Center.

Warrant Arrest
On Sept. 14, at approximately 5:30 p.m., deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 36-year-old Bishopville man. The Circuit Court for Talbot County issued an arrest warrant for Justin Douglas Lowery, charging him with violation of probation. Lowery was transported to the Talbot County Central Booking facility and was ordered held at the Talbot County Detention Center pending further action by the court.
Violation of protective order
On Sept. 14, at approximately 4 p.m., deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office arrested 20-year-old Easton man. The Talbot County District Court issued an arrest warrant for Mason Scott Kelley, charging him with violation of a protective order. Kelley was taken to the Talbot County Central Booking facility for processing and was ordered held at the Talbot County Detention Center.

Warrant Arrest
On Sept. 14, at approximately 10:15 a.m., deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office arrested, 42-year-old Easton woman. The Talbot County District Court issued an arrest warrant for Danielle Holloway, charging her with failing to follow conditions of probation. Holloway was taken to the Talbot County Central Booking facility for processing and was ordered held at the Talbot County Detention Center.
Violation of probation
On Sept. 14, at approximately 10 p.m., deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 30-year-old Easton man. The Talbot County District Court issued an arrest warrant for Byron Lamar Herndon, charging him with violation of probation. Herndon was taken to the Talbot County Central Booking facility for processing and was ordered held at the Talbot County Detention Center.
CDS Arrest
On Sept. 17, deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office stopped a motor vehicle on Glebe Road near Hiner’s Lane for moving violations. Deputies identified the driver as a 33-year-old Tilghman woman and developed probable cause to conduct a search.
Deputies located a controlled substance and placed the woman under arrest. Nichole Ashley Reeser was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous, possession of CDS administering equipment and possession of CDS paraphernalia. Reeser was taken to the Talbot County Central Booking facility for processing and an initial appearance before the District Court Commissioner.

FOP fundraiser
Fraternal Order of Police, Cambridge-Dorchester Lodge #27 Inc. is having a Pit Beef & Turkey Sandwich Fund Raiser Sept. 23 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Rt. 50 and Maryland Ave in Cambridge. Proceeds go towards the Lodge Building Fund.