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To Lead Services At Rocky Drean

Al Thomas will be min-

istering at the Rocky Dre-

an Assembly of God on

Sunday, April 12, at 10:45


Thomas claims that he

experienced a supernatural

encounter with Jesus on

Christmas Day in 1971. He

had never read the Bible or

been “witnessed to.” His

testimony can be found in

his upcoming book,

I Saw

The Lord.

“The amazing story of

the Lord Jesus calling a

young man into service by

paying him a visit” will

be released soon,” said a


Thomas and his wife

Sherry have traveled ex-

tensively in America and

Southeast Asia.

“Al and She r r y have

a prophetic and healing

anointing and have seen

ma n y m i r a c l e s , ” s a i d

the spokesperson. “They

founded Celebrating His

Life Ministries in 1997 and

are gifted teachers of the


Prior to that date, they

served at Mount Hope Pris-

on Ministry for three years.

Thomas has pastored in

Wisconsin and California

and was associated with

evangelist Jim Spillman.

The couple currently min-

ister in approximately 60

churches each year.

“They have seen blind

eye s hea l ed , dea f ea r s

opened, and many other

healings. They minister gen-

tly and practically, with no

fan fare or dramatics.”

Rocky Drean Assembly

of God is located on the

Bray School Road. Bray

School is off either May-

hew Inn Road or Oakland

Sang Run Road. For more

information, persons may

call Pastor William Skipper

at 301-387-8292.

Tickets Available

For Women’s Hall

Of Fame Event

The Garrett County Com-

mission forWomen (GCCW)

is reminding citizens this

week that tickets remain

available for the 2015 Wom-

en’s Hall of Fame induction

breakfast event, which is slat-

ed for Saturday, April 25, at

Dutch’s at Silver Tree, Deep

Creek Lake, beginning at 9:30

a.m. The celebration is open

to the public, but reservations

are necessary.

This year’s honorees are

Brenda McDonnell, Karen

Myers, and Hannah Sincell.

Tickets may be purchased

for $20 per person, in ad-

vance, by calling Ruth Umbel

at 301-387-5035, or by mail-

ing checks to her at 1002

Mosser Road, McHenry, MD

21541. The deadline for ticket

purchase is April 17.

This is the 21st anniversary

of recognizing women who

have made a difference to the

people of Garrett County, a

commission spokesperson

said. State and local digni-

taries are to be present at the

celebration, along with the

families and friends of the


“Women are the backbone

of this and every communi-

ty,” said Umbel, chairperson

of GCCW. “We are honored

to bring recognition to these

three outstanding women.

Please join us to share in their


For more information

about the commission or the

Women’s Hall of Fame event,

persons may contact Umbel

at the number/address noted


Garrett County Sheriff’s Office

Weekly Activity Log

Sheriff Rob Corley

Incident Log 3/29/15 – 4/4/15

261 Incident Reports Generated

72 Processes Served

24 Arrests Made (5 DWI, 3 CDS)

Outstanding Warrants (C, D)

CARROLL, Patrick Michael, 46, North Augusta, S.C.,

Arrest Warrant/Acting as Contractor w/o License

CASTEEL, James Nelson, 29, Terra Alta, W.Va., Bench

Warrant/Violation of Probation

CHANDLER, Andrew L., 23, Princess Anne, Body At-

tachment/Failure to Appear

CLARK, David Matthew, 39, Morgantown, W.Va.,

Bench Warrant/Violation of Probation

COFFMAN, David Paul, 60, Keyser, W.Va., Bench War-

rant/Violation of Probation

COOPER, Lee Allan, 24, Morgantown, W.Va., Bench

Warrant/Failure to Appear

COTTRELL, Elizabeth A., 46, Mineral Wells, W.Va.,

Arrest Warrant/Bad Check

DORSEY, William Edward, 47, Martinsburg, W.Va.,

Bench Warrant/Failure to Appear

DOYLE, Michael Robert, 23, Meyersdale, Pa., Body

Attachment/Failure to Appear

DRESSLER, Jacob III, 68, Evans City, Pa., Body At-

tachment/Failure to Appear

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of any of

these individuals is asked to call 301-334-1911 or visit gar- online to leave an anonymous tip.

The birth of one baby was

announced this week, a boy.

A son, Perry Allen, was

born to Joshua and Laura

(Morris) Sines, Mtn. Lake

Park, on March 27 at Garrett

County Memorial Hospital.

Two Taken To

GCMH Following

Two-Car Mishap

Gar rett County sher-

iff ’s deputies investigated a

two-vehicle accident along

Maryland Highway Sunday

evening. Both drivers were

injured in the 5:45 p.m. ac-


Investigation revealed

that Tina Joeann Cippor-

neri, 33, Deer Park, was

traveling east on Maryland

Highway, when she collided

into the rear of a second ve-

hicle, driven by Alicia Mae

Bodkin, 45, Morgantown,

W.Va. Both were transported

from the scene by Southern

Rescue Squad to Garrett

County Memorial Hospital,

Oakland. Charges are pend-


Woman Faces

Theft, Forgery,

MDOP Charges

The following informa-

tion was obtained from the

Garrett County Sheriff ’s

Office web site.

Sondra Tomlinson, age

and residence unknown, was

charged with theft of $1,000

to under $10,000, issuing

false documents, forgery of

private documents, and ma-

licious destruction of prop-

erty under $500. She was

arrested on March 30 and

was housed at the Garrett

County Jail to await a bond


One Cited, One

Injured In Two-

Vehicle Accident

Garrett County sheriff ’s

deputies responded to a two-

vehicle accident at the inter-

section of Garrett Highway

and Mt. Nebo and Kings

Run roads Tuesday after-

noon that resulted in injury

to at least one of the two

drivers involved.

Deputies responded to

the area at approximately

1:15 p.m. to learn that Lori

Yant, 40, Oakland, had been

traveling north when she

slowed at the intersection

to make a left-hand turn

onto Mt. Nebo Road. Di-

ane Friend, 40, Accident,

was also traveling north and

attempted to pass Yant’s

vehicle and struck it on the

driver’s side.

Southern Rescue Squad

and Oakland Volunteer Fire

Department responded to

the scene. At least one driver

was transported to Garrett

County Memorial Hospital

for treatment of injuries.

Yant was cited for passing in

a no-passing zone.

Warrant Charges

Local Man With

Failure To Appear

An Oakland man was ar-

rested on a Garrett County

District Court bench war-

rant this past Monday morn-


Garrett County sheriff ’s

deputies took Cheyne Clair

Sharpless, 21, into custody

on two counts of failure

to appear in court. He was

taken to the Garrett County

Jail to await a bond hearing.

Man Sentenced

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to second degree child abuse.

Related charges were dis-

missed upon his plea.

Judge Strubin sentenced

Dillsworth to four years in the

Division of Correction, and

suspended all but six months

of the sentence. Upon his

release from jail, Dillsworth

will be on probation, with

conditions that include hav-

ing no contact with the victim

in the case.

He was ar rested and

charged by investigators

with the Garrett County

Sheriff ’s Office in January

after a 2-year-old child was

brought to the office with

severe contusions of the but-

tocks. Interviews of witnesses

and Dillsworth led to officers

determining that Dillsworth

was caring for the child when

he struck her repeatedly, the

state’s attorney said.

In an unrelated case,

Amanda Darlene Garlitz,

25, Mtn. Lake Park, admit-

ted in Garrett County Circuit

Court to violating her proba-

tion. Strubin then reimposed

the one-year sentence in the

Garrett County Detention

Center that was previously


Garlitz had pleaded guilty

to reckless endangerment

in 2013 before Judge Jim

Sherbin, who sentenced her

to 18 months and suspended

one year. After her release

from the detention center,

she was placed on supervised


Garlitz violated her proba-

tion by not obeying all laws,

with a new conviction for

theft, as well as not report-

ing to her probation agent,

not advising her probation

agent of her new charge, and

failing to pay court costs and

supervision fees as ordered,

the state’s attorney said.


– Pictured are the current Most Wanted persons who are being

sought by local law enforcement officials, as submitted by the Garrett County Sheriff’s

Office. From left are: Dwight Howard Clary, 37, Oakland, bench warrant/failure to appear;

WilliamDaniel Collins, 37, Crellin, bench warrant/violation of probation; and Karol Allen

Crosco, 38, Oakland, body attachment/failure to appear. Anyone with information on

the whereabouts of any of these persons is asked to call 301-334-1911 or go online to and leave an anonymous tip.

Internet Safety

Session Offered

ByU.S. Attorney

Vince DeVivo, commu-

nity outreach specialist with

the U.S. Attorney’s Office,

District of Maryland, will

provide a special presentation

on Internet safety for children

on the evening of Wednesday,

April 15, at Garrett College.

Garrett County Public

Schools, in conjunction with

Garrett College, have ar-

ranged for the presentation

to be held in Room 201 of the

Garrett College Continuing

Education Building. It is set

for 6 to 7:30 p.m.

The program, titled “In-

nocence Stolen: Protecting

Our Children Online,” is a

multimedia presentation that

provides parents and the com-

munity with information to

help keep children safe when

using the Internet.

The presentation will in-

form adults about how best

to protect young people from

negative and criminal influ-

ences online, a spokesperson

said. The program provides

prevention and intervention

strategies, as well as Internet

safety resources.

Specific topics are social net-

working, cyber bullying, “sex-

ting,” and Internet predators.

“Knowing the significant

vulnerabilities that children

may have when using the

Internet, the public will find

Mr. DeVivo’s presentation to

provide pertinent information

that is crucial for internet

safety,” a spokesperson said.