Sheriff’s Report May 21


Cordova – On May 11, Deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office responded to a personal injury accident on Chapel Road at the intersection of Three Bridge Branch Road. The accident involved two vehicles, a silver Honda Accord which overturned on Chapel Road and a red Ford Mustang which was disabled on the shoulder. Information from witnesses revealed the red Ford Mustang was involved in a speed contest with a silver Ford Mustang just prior to the collision with the Honda Accord. The driver of the red Ford Mustang, Peter Elijah Skorupa, 19 of Cordova, MD was charged with eight traffic violations including driving vehicle in a race/speed contest on highway, reckless driving, aggressive driving, improper passing and other related charges all contributing to an accident. The driver of the silver Ford Mustang, a seventeen year old male from Easton, MD was also charged with several traffic violations, including driving vehicle in a race/speed contest on highway as well as possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. The juvenile was released to a parent and referred to juvenile services. Skorupa was released upon his signature on the citations.

Easton – On May 16, Deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office were called to the 8000 block of Black Dog Alley for an assault in progress. Upon arrival Deputies made contact with Aaron Scott Jordan, 34 of Easton, MD who advised he had been involved in a verbal argument with his girlfriend, Amanda Dawn Smith, 31 of Wye Mills, MD, which led to a physical confrontation with her father, Palmer Frederick Knox, 56 of Wye Mills, MD. Deputies observed injuries on Knox consistent with a physical confrontation and placed Jordan under arrest charging him with one count of assault in the second degree. Jordan was taken before a District Court Commissioner who ordered Jordan held on a $25,000.00 bond.


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