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Worcester County, Maryland

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The BOE President and Superintendent’s attempt to defend their reputation and minimize the amount 
of violence in our schools does nothing to reassure the public that they are making safety a 
priority. Despite their best efforts to label the Sheriff and State’s Attorney as liars and 
data-manipulators, their press conference today confirmed the two main points that law enforcement 
has been making for months: (1) that crime in schools is rising at an unacceptable...

On Friday, January 12, 2024, Quaire T. Johnson, age 30, of Magnolia, Delaware, was sentenced to serve 13 years in the Division of Corrections for his conviction on the charges of possession with intent to distribute a fake controlled dangerous substance, possession of a non-controlled substance, and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person. He was found guilty by a jury of his peers after a trial in the Worcester County Circuit Court on August 9, 2023. The Honorable Beau H. Oglesby...

On Friday, December 15, 2023, Davarn M. Leach, Jr., age 18, of Baltimore, Maryland, was sentenced to 20 years in the Division of Correction for his conviction on the charge of armed robbery. The Honorable Brian D. Shockley of the Worcester County Circuit Court, who imposed the sentence, suspended all but 12 years and placed Leach on 3 years of supervised probation upon his release.

The charges arose from a call for service made to the Ocean City Police Department on November 18, 2022...

On December 15, 2023, Alvin Lee Redmon, Jr., age 29 of Lusby, Maryland, was sentenced to serve 25 years in the Division of Corrections for his conviction on the charge of sexual abuse of a minor. He was found guilty by a jury on July 19, 2023, after a 2-day trial in the Worcester County Circuit Court. The Honorable Beau H. Oglesby presided over the case and imposed the maximum sentence allowed by law.

The charges stem from a complaint of sexual abuse which the victim originally...

State's Attorney Heiser, Sheriff Crisafulli and 3 Board of Education members, Katie Addis, Bill Gordy and Elena McComas met on three separate occasions over the past two weeks to further discuss school safety and possible solutions. In these meetings, the Sheriff and State's Attorney have provided several recommendations to address their ongoing safety concerns within Worcester County Public Schools. The Board acknowledges law enforcement's concerns and will be reviewing and considering the...

State’s Attorney Heiser and Sheriff Crisafulli are disappointed with the Board of Education’s response to law enforcement’s serious concerns about school and student safety. After waiting for over a month to receive any response, it is now abundantly clear that school officials plan to take no meaningful action to resolve the specific concerns law enforcement detailed for them during their presentation on October 4th. The Sheriff and State’s Attorney now urge the Board to immediately...

On Friday, September 8, 2023, Antonio Walters, age 48, of Selbyville, Delaware, was sentenced to serve 20 years in the Division of Correction for his conviction on the charge of armed robbery to which he pleaded guilty on July 11, 2023. The Honorable Brian D. Shockley of the Worcester County Circuit Court, who imposed the sentence, credited Walters for time served since his arrest on February 20, 2023.

The charges arose from an armed robbery which was reported to the Maryland State...

On Wednesday, July 5, 2023, Sherronte Robins, age 41, of Stockton, Maryland, was sentenced to serve 40 years in the Division of Correction for his conviction on the charges of second-degree murder, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, and reckless endangerment. He was found guilty by a jury after a 3-day trial was held in March. The Honorable Beau H. Oglesby of the Worcester County Circuit Court presided over the case and imposed the sentence.

The charges were filed as a...

On June 29, 2023, Eddie Collick, age 46, of Stockton, Maryland, was sentenced to serve a total of 19 years in the Division of Correction for his convictions in 2 separate cases. The Honorable Brian D. Shockley of the Worcester County Circuit Court ordered Collick to serve 4 years for failing to immediately stop his vehicle at the scene of an accident involving death, and ordered him to serve a consecutive 15-year sentence for distribution of cocaine. Judge Shockley suspended 7 years of the...

On May 19, 2023, Connor Kelly, age 32, of Berlin, Maryland, was sentenced to 50 years in the Division of Corrections for his conviction on the charges of 1 count of child abuse in the 2nd degree, 3 counts of 2nd degree assault, and 1 count of neglect of a minor. He was found guilty by a jury after a week-long trial in the Worcester County Circuit Court on March 15, 2023. The Honorable Judge Beau H. Oglesby presided over the case and imposed the sentence, which was the maximum sentence...

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