On September 3, 2014 Deputies from the Caroline County Sheriff's Office, Patrol Division, responded to a residence in the 7000 block of Ganeys Wharf Road, Preston, Maryland, for a cardiac arrest, which resulted in the death of Eric Pattison Matzeit (31 years old). While on scene, it was learned Eric Matzeit had died from a suspected Heroin overdose. Due to details initially learned by Deputies of the Patrol Division, Detectives from the Caroline County Sheriff's Office, Criminal Investigation Division were called to the scene and took over the investigation. Detective Corporal J. Reibly was assigned lead investigator in this case.
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On October 16th, 2014, Sheriff Randy Bounds signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Delmarva Search and Rescue (DMVSAR) Organization to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of search and rescue operations conducted by the Sheriff's Office.
The DMVSAR group brings search and rescue assets to the Sheriff's Office that would normally not be available. The DMVSAR are members of the National Association for Search and Rescue (NSAR) , an emergency response resource specializing in conducting and managing search and rescue (SAR) operations for ground searches, canine searches, mounted (horse) searches, and FEMA standard responses for disaster operations.
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On 10/23/14, the Caroline County Sheriff's Office welcomed a new member to the agency. Deputy First Class (DFC), Vincent Allen, who was hired to fill a position at the Caroline County Circuit Court Security post.
DFC Allen possesses a high level of experience in Criminal Investigations and was a long time member with the Drug Task Force. Dfc. Allen comes to the Caroline County Sheriff's Office with experience in Court Security Operations from his previous agency.
PICTURED: Sheriff Randy Bounds and Chief Deputy Clerk of The Circuit Court - Terry Lord, swear in Dfc. Allen with the "Oath of Office"that every Sheriff and Deputy Sheriff takes.
On 10-21-14, Sheriff Randy Bounds and the Caroline County Commissioners presented SGT Kenny Tull (15 year service award), SGT Philip Dixon (15 year service award), and CPL Bill Rude (25 year service award) with Caroline County Government Service Awards.
Pictured in this photo back row: Caroline County Commissioners Wilbur Levengood, Jeff Ghrist, and Larry Porter.
Front row: Lieutenant Ronald Dixon (Patrol Commander) SGT Kenny Tull, SGT Philip Dixon, CPL Bill Rude, and Sheriff Randy Bounds.
Congratulations are in order to these fine deputies!
Sheriff Randy Bounds presents Corporal Bill Bodnar with a Caroline County Government 5 Year Service Award. Congratulations Cpl. Bodnar!
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