Theft by car dealership employee alleged
A Waldorf woman and a Washington, D.C., man were recently indicted in Charles County Circuit Court for allegedly attempting to burn down their Newburg business in January 2018.
Five people, including three Waldorf residents, were arrested last week on federal charges in connection with an alleged drug ring that operated in Prince George’s and Charles counties, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
An arrest warrant was issued on Aug. 11 for Patrick Elwyn Bowie, 41, of Pomfret for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend, Joyce Marie Bayliss, 42, of Pomfret. The warrant was served on Aug. 13.
The trial of a La Plata man charged with first- and second-degree rape began before Judge William Greer and ended in the jury delivering a not guilty verdict last week.
Jury deliberations were already well underway in Janeal Jerome Thompson’s trial for first-degree murder when he pleaded guilty to all counts Monday morning in Charles County Circuit Court before Judge Hayward James “Jay” West.
The court heard testimony from the two eyewitnesses who were in the vehicle the day 27-year-old Janeal Jerome Thompson of Bryans Road is accused of having shot and killed 22-year-old Ronaj Henderson as he slept in the front seat in October 2018.
Three of the six people charged in connection with the 2017 shooting death of 35-year-old Samuel Keith Gemeny received no additional jail time for their respective roles in the homicide.
The trial of Janeal Jerome Thompson, a 27-year-old Bryans Road man accused of shooting his friend in the head as he slept in the front seat of a moving car, began Monday afternoon in Charles County Circuit Court before Judge Hayward James “Jay” West.