Eastern Shore Police Beat: Wicomico Sheriff Mike Lewis reports ‘Annie Oakley’ Donna Haddock Spared Coroner Extra Duty

SALISBURY, MD. — Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis reports that instead of shooting her boyfriend, a Salisbury woman simply shot her rifle into the air, saving the medical examiner extra work.

Police say that on Jan. 20, 2015 at 11:30 PM deputies responded for the report of a subject firing a weapon in a yard in the 3000 block of Devonshire Drive in Salisbury. Upon arrival, they learned that Donna Haddock, 45, of Salisbury, had become upset with her boyfriend at which point she went into the back yard and allegedly discharged a rifle into the air multiple times. The other residents of the house took shelter inside until the arrival of law enforcement. This incident caused a significant disturbance in the neighborhood as well.

Eastern Shore Police Beat: Mindy Smith was reluctant to show for trial in drug dealing case

Narrative: On 20 August 2014 at 4:33 PM a deputy arrested Mindy Smith on an outstanding Circuit Court Bench Warrant that was issued after she failed to appear for a jury trial in a CDS Distribution case.
Following arrest, Smith was detained without bond in the Detention Center pending an initial appearance in front of a Circuit Court Judge.

Eastern Shore Police Beat: ‘Don’t come home from drinkin’ with shootin’ on your mind!’

Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis reports that on 08/14/14 at approximately 0109 hours, Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office responded to 7000 block of Parsonsburg Road, Parsonsburg, MD for reports that Jason Michael Layfield was discharging a shotgun outside as well as inside the home and threatening the occupants.