JUDGE KEN TALLEY STRIKES AGAIN – Releases numerous armed gunmen on low or cheap bail
Patrol Officer Recovers Stolen Handgun in Vehicle / Ricket Deashon Tucker Also had an Open Warrant:
LA PLATA, MD. – Charles County Sheriff Troy Berry reports that his officers have recovered numerous loaded firearms from suspects in Charles County in recent weeks.
Sheriff Berry reports that on August 21, 2022, at 9:54 p.m., a patrol officer initiated a traffic stop in the area of Cecil Avenue near Kent Avenue in La Plata after observing a traffic violation. Upon approaching the vehicle, a front seat passenger tried to hide a cross-body bag strapped across his chest. A computer check on the passenger revealed he had an open warrant for failing to appear in court on a case from another county.
The passenger, Ricket Deashon Tucker, 30, (DOB 09/09/1991) of 4309 Will Street, Capitol Heights, Maryland, was arrested by Officer R. Kerlin. The bag was located and a loaded semi-automatic handgun was recovered from underneath the passenger seat. The gun had been reported stolen in Baltimore City.
Further, Tucker is prohibited from possessing a firearm due to a previous felony conviction and a current protective order. Tucker was charged with illegal possession of a firearm, illegal transportation of a firearm, illegal possession of ammunition, and other related charges. The driver was issued a warning.
On August 22, Jackass District Court Judge Kenneth Talley released Tucker from the Charles County Detention Center on personal recognizance. Judge Talley allowed Tucker to waltz out of jail in spite of the bench warrant for him active in Anne Arundel County for failing to appear in court on March 19, 2021. Tucker faces trial in Anne Arundel on December 29, 2022.
A valid peace order against Tucker was ordered by a Prince Georges County Judge on May 19, 2022 and is valid through November 27, 2022.
Another domestic violence peace order was issued by a Prince Georges County Judge on May 27, 2022, valid through May 27, 2023. An assault charge in Prince George’s County is pending from an incident that took place on May 17, 2022, according to court records.
WHY IS JUDGE TALLEY ENDANGERING HIS NEIGHBORS BY RELEASING GUNMEN FROM JAIL?
JUDGE TALLEY ENDANGERS HIS NEIGHBORS BY RELEASING GUNMEN
District Court Judge Kenneth Talley lives in the Hampshire neighborhood of St. Charles in Waldorf. Many of the gunmen who Judge Talley has set free on cheap or no bail were apprehended by police within a short distance from the neighbors that Judge Talley should be protecting.
Patrol Officer Recovers Loaded Firearm from Vehicle / Driver and Passenger Prohibited from Possessing Firearms:
On August 22 at 12:56 p.m., a patrol officer initiated a traffic stop near St. Charles Parkway and Leonardtown Road in Waldorf after observing a motor vehicle violation.
A check revealed the driver, Melvin Emell Lampkin, 28, of 6902 CALVIN ST., FORT WASHINGTON, Maryland had an open warrant for failure to appear in court. Further, a plastic bag containing suspected marijuana and other narcotics was observed on the console.
Officers also recovered a loaded firearm from the floor of the vehicle near the men’s feet. Lampkin and the passenger, Keymo Kemytte-William Key, 27, of Accokeek, are prohibited from possessing firearms due to previous felony convictions.
They were arrested and charged with illegal possession of a firearm, illegal possession of ammunition, illegal transportation of a firearm, loaded handgun in a car, and other charges.
On August 23, a judge held Lampkin without bond and released Key on personal recognizance under the condition he does not have access to firearms. Officer Brown is investigating.
NOT TOO SHABBY FOR AN ALLEGED HOODLUM WHO IS ONLY 19-YEARS OLD!
Loaded Firearm and Marijuana Recovered during Traffic Stop:
WHITE PLAINS, MD. – Charles County Sheriff Troy Berry reports that on August 29, 2022, at 1:12 a.m., officers initiated a traffic stop on St. Charles Parkway in White Plains after observing a violation of the vehicle’s registration plates. Upon approaching the car, the officer detected the odor of marijuana. Further investigation revealed 65 grams of marijuana and a loaded firearm in the vehicle. The driver is prohibited from possessing a firearm due to his age. Treyvon Justin Green, 19 (DOB 02/22/2003) of 10220 Edge Hill Place, Newburg, Maryland, was arrested and charged with illegal possession of a firearm, illegally transporting a loaded firearm, and other related charges.
On August 29, a district court commissioner released Green from the Charles County Jail on a $5,000 bond. Officer Kerlin is continuing the investigation.
Hammad S. Matin has entered his appearance to represent Green for his court appearance set for October 19, 2022.
Firearm Recovered During DUI Checkpoint:
On August 19, members of the CCSO Traffic Operations Unit, Maryland State Police, Maryland Transportation Authority Police, and Maryland State Highway Administration members conducted a DUI checkpoint on Route 210. Twenty-two traffic citations were issued, two civil citations were issued for drug possession, and two arrests were made – one driver had an open warrant, and another driver, Tracy Erik Nasir Jones, 21, of Indian Head, had marijuana and a loaded AR-style pistol in his car. Jones was charged with possession of a concealed dangerous weapon.
Patrol Officer Locates Loaded Handgun during Traffic Stop:
On August 19 at 5 p.m., a patrol officer initiated a traffic stop in the area of St. Ignatius Drive and Heritage Place in Waldorf. The registration plates on the vehicle were suspended and there was a pick-up order from MVA to recover the tags. Upon contacting the driver, it was determined he did not have a driver’s license. During the stop, officers observed a semi-automatic handgun in plain view between the driver’s seat and center console. Officers were able to safely recover the handgun which was determined to be fully loaded.
Jordan Enoch Gantlin, 23, of Indian Head, was arrested and charged with illegally transporting a firearm, loaded firearm in a vehicle, and traffic violations. On August 20, a district court commissioner released Gantlin from the Charles County Detention Center on personal recognizance. Cpl. Wilson is investigating.
Firearm Recovered during Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Inspection:
On August 20 at 10:40 a.m., a patrol officer was inspecting a commercial motor vehicle in the 12300 block of Billingsley Road in Waldorf. During the inspection, suspected marijuana was recovered from the driver. A semi-automatic firearm was also located inside the vehicle. Marlon Davon Murray, 25, of Capitol Heights, was charged with illegal possession of a loaded handgun in a vehicle and illegally transporting a firearm in a vehicle. The amount of marijuana was a civil violation. On August 20, a district court commissioner released Murray from the Charles County Detention Center on personal recognizance. Cpl. Saunders is investigating.
Handgun and Drugs Recovered from Joe Darren Rodriguez During Traffic Stop:
Sheriff Berry reports that on September 4, 2022, at 11:49 p.m., officers initiated a traffic stop in the area of Crain Highway and Mitchell Road after observing the driver of a passenger car speeding. During the stop, officers learned the driver illegally possessed a firearm. The gun, which was loaded, was recovered. In addition, two bags of suspected cocaine and a bag of marijuana were recovered.
Joe Darren Rodriguez, 36, of 2185 Farm Court, Waldorf, Md., was arrested and charged with illegally transporting a firearm, carrying a loaded firearm, and possessing narcotics. He was also issued a traffic citation. On September 5, a district court commissioner released Rodriguez from the Charles County Detention Center on a $3,000 unsecured bond. Officer Kerlin is investigating.
Nearly 100 Grams of Marijuana, Drug Distribution Paraphernalia, and Loaded “Ghost Gun” Recovered from Car:
WALDORF, MD. – Another day, another gun and more drugs were found in a vehicle in Waldorf. Sheriff Berry reports that on September 3, 2022, at approximately 11:20 p.m., officers responded to a call for a suspicious vehicle in the 6400 block of Ocelot Street. Upon approaching the car, officers smelled a strong odor of marijuana. Further investigation revealed nearly 100 grams of marijuana inside the car as well as a loaded polymer “ghost gun” – meaning the gun did not have a serial number.
The driver, Elijah Bernard Barnes, 18, of Waldorf, was arrested and charged with possession with the intent to distribute drugs, illegal possession of a firearm due to age, carrying a loaded firearm in a car, illegal transportation of a loaded firearm, and other related charges. On September 6, a judge ordered that Barnes could be released from the Charles County Detention Center as long as he met the electronic monitoring requirements. Officer Baxley is investigating.