“Fear Thy Neighbor“, a nationally broadcasted television show based out of Canada, is preparing to air an episode in February 2021 surrounding the case of Charles “Pete” Richter, who was convicted of shooting and killing his neighbor, Mark Xander, in 2011. After several years of feuding with his neighbor, Richter shot Xander in the back
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Elizabeth Lee Taylor, 33 formerly of Centreville, MD, entered a guilty plea to embezzlement in the Queen Anne’s County Circuit Court on 8/25/20 stemming from an investigation jointly conducted by the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office and the State’s Attorney’s Office. Taylor was subsequently sentenced to 1 year in jail, with all suspended, but one
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Sean Michael Streeper, 48 of Damascus, Maryland, was sentenced to serve three years in prison on July 14, 2010 following his 8th alcohol related driving conviction. Deputy State’s Attorney Michael “Mick” Cuches prosecuted the case on behalf of the State of Maryland. Mr. Cuches secured the conviction, sought the enhanced subsequent offender penalties and successfully
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In August 2018 the Queen Anne’s County State’s Attorney received a report from Dr. John Arrabal, a local medical practitioner with an office in Queen Anne’s County, concerning a former office manager of his business who had stolen money from the office during her employment. A (12) month investigation was conducted by the Office of
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On July 24, 2019, Travis Brandon Young entered a plea of guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin. The plea stems from a traffic stop on February 7, 2019 in which Tfc. Pope of the Maryland State Police stopped Mr. Young for speeding (97 miles per hour in a posted 55 mile per hour
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On December 16, 2019, Luz Esther Green, of Crumpton Maryland, was found guilty on six counts of Animal Cruelty and Failure to Provide Proper Care. Officer Derrick Leonard with Queen Anne’s County Animal Control, led the investigation into Ms. Green when a report was made on January 17, 2019, from a concerned citizen. Officer Leonard
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A Queen Anne’s County jury convicted Kevin Tarrell Briscoe, 27 of Centreville,  of Possession with the Intent to Distribute both Fentanyl and Cocaine on October 31, 2019. The case was prosecuted by Deputy State’s Attorney Michael “Mick” Cuches. The charges arose on September 29, 2018 at approximately 12:55 when Corporal Charles Harris received a telephone
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On October 17, 2019, Heath Chaney Dorrell, 24, of Centreville, Maryland, pleaded guilty to twelve counts of Animal Cruelty in the Queen Anne’s County Circuit Court. After a lengthy criminal investigation, lead by Officer Derrick Leonard from Queen Anne’s County Animal Control,  it was determined that Mr. Dorrell abandoned two black Labrador puppies and an
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On Friday, October 18, 2019, Alex Christopher Finnerty appeared before the Honorable Sidney S. Campen in the Circuit Court for Queen Anne’s County. He entered a plea of guilty to two counts of Second Degree Assault and Concealed Dangerous Weapon (Counts one, two, and six in Case No. C-17-CR-19-000427), one count of Motor Vehicle/Unlawful Taking
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A Former Anne’s County Circuit Court Family Services coordinator will spend the next 18 months in jail for embezzling more than $2,800 from local families in 2018. Monday afternoon, Sept.30, Talbot County Circuit Court Judge Stephen Kehoe sentenced Kathryn St. Landau, who worked as an independent contractor for the court, to five years in the
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