Victoria Gardiner (Age 45 of Leonardtown) was indicted for her role in a major prescription drug fraud investigation. The fraud began in December 2011 and covered at least three counties. Numerous fraudulent prescriptions were passed in Charles, St. Mary’s and Calvert Counties. The total street value of the prescription drugs fraudulently obtained is nearly $85,000. This fraud scheme included insurance fraud. St. Mary’s County Vice/Narcotics division is working with investigators from the neighboring jurisdictions in an attempt to identify all of the passed prescriptions. Suspect Gardiner is currently released pending trial.
Thomas Wayne Hamilton (Age 24 of Charlotte Hall) “Possession of Oxycodone with the Intent to Distribute” and “Conspiracy to Distribute Oxycodone”. Suspect Hamilton was charged for his role in a fraud and distribution network that illegally obtained more than 3,800 pills with a street value of $107,000.
The following is a list of suspects that were indicted by Vice/Narcotics detectives and subsequently arrested:
Charlene Mae Danenfelser-Burton (Age 47 of Lexington Park) “Possession of Hydrocodone with the intent to Distribute.” While being processed into the Detention Center, several pills were recovered the Suspect Danenfelser-Burton. She was charged accordingly.
Christine Lee Calero (Age 33 of Bowie, Md) “Possession of Oxycodone and Possession of Hydrocodone with the intent to Distribute”.
Travis Hassler Alhers (Age 22 of California, Md) “Manufacturing and Unlawful Issue Counterfeit Currency.”
Michelle Lee Anderson (Age 37 of Lexington Park) “Possession of Cocaine with the intent to Distribute”.
David Robert Lowe (Age 28 of Valley Lee) was indicted for several counts related to passing fraudulent prescriptions.
Susan Mary Wieber (Age 45 of Ridge) was indicted following a search and seizure warrant that was executed on her home in Ridge, Maryland. She was charged with “Possession of Marijuana with the intent to Distribute.”
Sharia Natalia Buck (Age 24 of Lusby, Md) was indicted for “Possession of Cocaine with the intent to Distribute”.
Inquiries should be directed to Captain Daniel D. Alioto, Commander of Vice Narcotics, at 301-475-4200 x1918.