“Coffee With a Cop” Leads to Arrest in Ellendale

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The Ellendale Police Department says one of their “Coffee with a Cop” events revealed a tip that led to an arrest of a Maryland fugitive.

Police say on Saturday May 26th’s “Coffee with a Cop,” the department was told that a wanted woman may be living on 108 Main Street in town. At that time, the woman’s description was also provided to police.

On Friday June 1, police say a woman matching that description was seen walking on Main Street. Police say they positively identified her as Lonnece Conway with a portable hand held finger print scanner.

Police say the 21-year-old Conway was wanted by the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office on a Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear, Violation of Probation for three counts of for three counts of forgery, three counts of theft, two counts related to issuing a false document, one count of theft-scheme and one count of attempted theft. All the theft charges were for events less than $1,000.

The Ellendale Police Department charged Conway as a fugitive from another state. She was arraigned, waived her extradition, and turned over to the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office.