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Southern Maryland Police Beat: angering the Gods of Common Sense and other tales

Not knowing when he was given a break and not arrested on the spot for driving on a suspended driver’s license, this driver tempted fate and angered the Gods of Common Sense and landed in the slammer. Police report that on 7/14/14 at 6:40 am, Trooper Palumbo stopped a vehicle on Lower Marlboro Rd. in Huntingtown for traffic violations. Stephen P. Miller, 44 of Huntingtown, was driving on a suspended license. He was advised he could not continue to drive and he agreed to make arrangements for his own disposition. Approximately 5 minutes later, after resuming traffic enforcement, Trooper Palumbo observed Miller driving past. He was arrested for failing to obey a lawful order. He was incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.

Former Deputy Steven Vandevander charged with DUI; Calvert drivers swish down highways on sea of drugs

Disorderly / CDS Arrest: On 7/6/14 at 2:29 am, Trooper First Class Oles responded to the area of the Tiki Bar in Solomons for a report of destruction of property. Daniel B. Garris, 26 of California, MD, was located with his right hand bleeding from where he was observed punching out a vehicle window. While speaking with Garris, drug paraphernalia was observed sitting on the trunk of the vehicle containing marijuana residue. Garris made several suicidal statements and was transported to the hospital for observation. Application of Statement of Charges has been requested charging Garris with Possession of Marijuana, Possession of CDS Paraphernalia, and Disorderly. Case remain open pending arrest.