Eastern Shore Police Briefs: But officer, I was just taking a short nap – said driver sleeping at traffic light as the cuffs went on for DUI

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“But officer, I was just taking a short nap but I wasn’t on my cell phone”

EASTON, MD. — Easton Police report that one driver had too much Christmas Cheer and failed to either have a designated driver or call a cab.

Police report that on December 22, 2014 Bonnie Kay Williams, 25, of Stevensville, MD was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, driving under the influence per se and driving while impaired by alcohol.

An officer was stopped at a red signal behind a 2003 Hyundai on Ocean Gateway and Chapel Road. When the light turned green, the Hyundai did not move. The officer then tapped on his horn to get the drivers attention and the vehicle still did not move.

The officer went up to the car and found Williams slumped over the steering wheel of the car. The officer knocked on the window and got Williams’ attention.

When Williams rolled down the window, the officer detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from inside the vehicle. The officer had Williams perform field sobriety tests and when Williams could not complete the tests satisfactorily, she was taken into custody. Williams was released after being issued the citations.

Heroin is his friend

EASTON, MD. On December 18, 2014 Michael Ray Lazenby, 29, of McDaniel, MD was charged on a warrant with theft under $1000, false statement to a police officer, possession of CDS, possession of CDS paraphernalia and possession of CDS administration/equipment. On August 10, 2014 officers had responded to Target for a theft. The suspect was stopped and found to be in possession of stolen merchandise. A further search revealed a spoon and a hypodermic syringe used for the ingestion of heroin. Further investigation revealed that the suspect gave a false name and Lazenby was identified as the suspect. The warrant was served by Maryland Transportation Authority police.

This Jewell was a gem

EASTON, MD. – On December 18, 2014 Gilbert Keith Jewell, 36, of Essex, MD was charged on a criminal summons with possession of CDS and false statement to an officer. On August 12, 2014, Jewell was stopped for a speeding violation and a K-9 scan was completed. The scan resulted in officers locating heroin capsules, plastic baggies and Suboxone. The name given at the time was false and further investigation revealed that Jewell was the suspect.

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