Two arrested for violating executive order
SALISBURY, Md. – Police say two men were arrested early Monday morning after they responded to a report of a loud party in Salisbury.
At around 1:50 a.m., deputies with the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report at a house in the 600 block of S. Westover Drive. On arrival, deputies counted approximately 25 people in attendance and in clear violation of Governor Hogan’s Executive Order on gatherings of more than 10 individuals as well as the stay-at-home order.
Police say most of the guests left upon request, however 30-year-old Luvens Odige and 33-year-old Hector Seitil refused. When a deputy told them they had to disperse and go home, both stood defiantly in the street, refusing to comply with instructions. Odige reported stood with his arms crossed and told the deputy not to talk to him in that manner.
It was also discovered that Odige had a four-inch-long metal punch in his pants pocket, which Odige claimed was for protection.
Both were subsequently arrested and charged with violation of an executive order and failure to obey a reasonable and lawful order of a law enforcement officer. Odige was also charged with possession of a deadly weapon. Both men were later released on personal recognizance.