Friday, July 3, 2015

Suspect charged with child abuse after giving marijuana to juveniles.

Tabitha Cassidy


On July 3, 2015 at 1:30AM, deputies responded to a residence on TreeTop Rd. in Lexington Park, Maryland, to check the welfare of several juveniles at a private residence. Information was received that the suspect, Tabitha A. Cassidy, age 45, of Lexington Park, had provided marijuana to several juveniles at a birthday party held at Cassidy’s residence. Contact was made with Cassidy who advised she had provided marijuana to three juveniles ranging in ages from 13 to 14. It was further determined Cassidy had provided marijuana to a 6 year old child by attempting to teach the child how to inhale marijuana through a smoking device. A search of her residence revealed suspected marijuana and various smoking devices used to ingest Controlled Dangerous Substances. Cassidy was arrested, charged with 4 Counts of 2nd Degree Child Abuse, 4 Counts of Contributing to Delinquency of a Minor, and Possession of Marijuana. Cassidy is currently being held at the St. Mary’s County Detention Center under NO BOND. 


Captain Terry L. Black #76
Commander
Patrol Division
301.475.4200 x 1925

HVFD Independence Day Celebration - TRAFFIC PLANS


On Saturday, July 4th at 5:00 PM, one lane on RT 235 in each direction will be CLOSED near the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department (HVFD) until the end of the event. 

At the conclusion of the fireworks show, approximately 10:30 PM, all lanes of RT 235 in both directions will temporarily CLOSE to allow vehicle traffic and pedestrians to safely exit the HVFD parking lot. 

Follow #SMCSO NIXLE alerts, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/firstsheriff or on Twitter @firstsheriff for updated information.

Citizens are reminded and encouraged to report suspicious activity. Call the #SMCSO non-emergency line at 301.475.8008 or 9 1 1 in the event of an emergency.






Who Am I? Thief Uses Stolen Cell for Selfies

Hollywood, Maryland - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect in the photo below. On June 29th around 2:30 PM, a customer dropped her LG smartphone in the parking lot of the Early Bird located on Mervall Dean Road. She returned shortly after realizing she had dropped it and the phone was gone. 

The unidentified suspect in the photo has had possession of the phone, using it to take selfies. CASE #38506-15

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect or about this crime in general is asked to call the St. Mary's County CRIME SOLVERS at 301.475.3333. Callers to CRIME SOLVERS can remain ANONYMOUS and all calls are NOT RECORDED. You may also call Corporal Elizabeth O'Connor at 301.475.4040.  


Sunday, June 28, 2015

Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash - Mechanicsville

Mechanicsville, Maryland - On June 27, 2015, at 1:00 PM, deputies responded to the report of a serious motor vehicle crash on All Faith Church Road in the area of New Market Turner Rd. Deputies located a 1993 Dodge Dakota pickup truck off the roadway in the woods.  The operator and sole occupant of the truck, identified as Eden Elizabeth Elrod, age 42 of Mechanicsville, was pronounced dead on the scene by Emergency Medical Services personnel.

St. Mary’s County Sheriff's Office Collision Reconstruction Unit responded to the scene and assumed the investigation.  The preliminary investigation indicated the truck was traveling northbound on All Faith Church Road. The driver lost control while negotiating a sharp turn on the wet pavement and left the roadway.  The truck traveled over a guardrail and struck a tree.  

The investigation into this crash is ongoing. Speed is believed to be a factor in this crash. At this time, it is unknown if the driver was impaired by drugs and or alcohol. Anyone with information regarding this crash is asked to call Deputy First Class Brandon Foor ID#235 at 301.475.4200 x 2265. 

     

Friday, June 26, 2015

Arrests 6-26-15

Disorderly Conduct - On June 14, 2015, Deputy S. Cameron responded to a residence in the 46000 block of Midway Drive in Lexington Park, for a fight in progress. While investigating, a female began yelling at Deputy Cameron to leave. When Deputy Cameron advised her, he was conducting an investigation and was not going to leave, she began to curse loudly. The female was moved from the immediate area by her friends, however she continued to yell at deputies who were trying to conduct an assault investigation. After several warnings to stop yelling and cursing, Deputy Cameron placed Rebecca Leigh-Ann Fowler, age 25, of Lexington Park. under arrest. Flower was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and charged with Disorderly Conduct and Failure to Obey Lawful Order. CASE #34794-15

Rebecca Fowler


Theft - On June 16, 2015, Deputy First Class Foor responded to a residence in Leonardtown, for a reported theft. The victim alleged 11 firearms had been stolen from his home, valued at over $7,500. During the investigation, DFC Foor obtained information identifying Louis Steven Fenwick, age 37, of Leonardtown, as a suspect. Fenwick was subsequently arrested and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. He was charged with Theft $1,000 to $10,000 and Theft Scheme $1,000 to $10,000 by DFC Foor. CASE #35453-15
Louis Fenwick


Assault - On June 18, 2015, deputies responded to the WaWa located in the 23000 block of Three Notch Road in California, after witnesses reported a man dragging a female to a vehicle. Callers advised the vehicle left traveling southbound on Three Notch Road and provided a description of the vehicle as a black Mitsubishi. Deputy Lawrence located the vehicle and conducted a vehicle stop. The driver was identified as Troy Gregory Lastinger, age 20, of Lusby. Deputy Lawrence observed injuries on the victim. Lastinger was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. He was charged with 2nd Degree Assault. CASE #35871-15

Troy Lastinger

Detectives Make Arrests in Smash & Grab Commercial Burglaries

Between 6/9/15 and 6/22/15, Patrol Officers from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to various businesses throughout the county for burglar alarm activations.  Upon their arrival, officers observed the front glass entrance doors to the businesses had been shattered. Once the glass had been broken, suspects entered the businesses and removed various items of value to include “scratch off” tickets and U.S currency. Subsequently, the investigations were transferred to the Criminal Investigations Division (CID).
  
Detectives were able to connect the suspects, Kabriahna Bonds, 22 years old, of Lexington Park, Kevin Proctor, 19 years old, of Lexington Park, and Robert Proctor, 26 years old, of no fixed address, with property taken from one of the businesses. Search and seizure warrants were executed at a residence in Lexington Park and on a vehicle used in the burglaries resulting in the recovery of evidence implicating the suspects.
 
Both Kabriahna Bonds and Kevin Proctor were charged with four counts of second degree burglary, one count of attempted second degree burglary, one count of theft $10,000 to under a $100,000, three counts of theft $1,000 to under $10,000 and five counts of malicious destruction of property.  Both remain incarcerated at the St. Mary’s County Detention Center.  Bonds is being held on a $50,000 bond and Proctor is being held on a $90,000 bond.

         An arrest warrant has been issued for Robert Proctor.  Anyone with information on his whereabouts is encouraged to contact the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office at 301-475-8008 or the investigating Detective, Melissa Hulse at 301-475-4200 ext 1996.


The investigation is on-going and charges are anticipated on other individuals involved. 
Kevin Proctor

Kabriahna Bonds


WANTED: Robert Damon Proctor

The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office needs the public's help in locating ROBERT DAMON PROCTOR, age 26, of no fixed address. Proctor is currently wanted for Failure to Appear in Court on an ARMED ROBBERY charge.  


 Anyone with information regarding Proctor's whereabouts is asked not to approach him and to call CRIME SOLVERS at 301.475.3333, or text a tip to "TIP239" plus your message to '"CRIMES" (274637). Or call the Sheriff's Officer at 301.475.4040. 
You may also contact Detective Melissa Hulse at 301.475.4200 x 1996. 

St. Mary’s County CRIME SOLVERS offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information about a crime in St. Mary's County that leads to an 
arrest or indictment.
Calls to CRIME SOLVERS are NOT RECORDED. 
CALLERS CAN REMAIN ANONYMOUS.

Incident Briefs 6-17-15 to 6-26-15

6-18-15 Burglary - Unknown suspect(s) entered the Bay Mini Mart located in the 16000 block of Three Notch Road by breaking a window. At the time of the report it was undetermined if anything had been stolen. CASE #35718-15

6-19-15 Burglary - Unknown suspect(s) entered a residence in the 26000 block of Three Notch Road in Mechanicsville and stole property. CASE #35851-15

6-19-15 Burglary - Unknown suspect(s) entered a shed located in the 27000 block of Baptist Church Road in Mechanicsville and stole property. CASE #35862-15

6-19-15 - Theft of Motor Vehicle - A 2003 Saturn was reported stolen from a driveway in the 25000 block of Point Lookout Road in Leonardtown. The vehicle was subsequently located in the parking lot of St. Mary's Hospital. Property had been removed from the vehicle. CASE #35976-15

6-20-15 Burglary - Unknown suspect(s) forced entry into a residence located in the 19000 block of Flat Iron Road and stole property. CASE #36066-15

6-20-15 Burglary - Unknown suspect(s) forced entry into a detached garage on Weesies Way in Mechanicsville, and stole property. CASE #36284-15

6-21-15 Burglary - Deputies responded to an alarm at Mr. Tire located in the 21000 block of Great Mills Road. A lock had been pried open by unknown suspects. CASE #36381-15

6-21-15 Multiple Property Destructions - Clarkes Landing Road in Hollywood. 19 mailboxes, a street sign and a field were reported or found damaged in the area of Rustic Way and John Cameron Way. 

6-22-15 Burglary - Deputies responded to an alarm at Village Liquors located in the 25000 block of Budds Creek Road in Chaptico. The front door had been smashed. Unknown suspect(s) entered the business and stole property. CASE #36621-15

6-22-15 Burglary - Deputies responded to an alarm at HV Liquors located in the 22000 block of MacArthur Blvd., in California. The front door had been smashed. Unknown suspect(s) entered the business and stole property. CASE #36625-15

6-22-15 Robbery - 2 victims reported they were walking home in the area of Jillian Court in California at approximately 1:53 AM, when an unidentified suspect approached, displayed a handgun and demanded money. The victims complied and the suspect fled. CASE #36622-15

6-22-15 Vandalism - Unknown suspect(s) shot out the passenger side windows of a vehicle located on Foxchase Drive in Great Mills. CASE #36634-15

6-22-15 Burglary - Unknown suspect(s) forced entry into a residence located on Victorian Drive in California. Once inside, suspect(s) stole several pieces of property. CASE #36710-15

6-22-15 Theft - Unknown suspect(s) stole a Honda Generator form a construction site on Evergreen Way in California. CASE #36719-15

6-22-15 Burglary - Unknown suspect(s) forced entry into a residence located in the 43000 block of St. Andrews Church Road. Once inside, suspect(s) stole several items of property. CASE #36725-15

6-23-15 Theft of Motor Vehicle/Vehicle Pursuit - Corporal Cathcart responded to Morning Dew Lane after a citizen reported 3 black males were stealing a motorcycle from the parking lot. The citizen described the vehicle they were driving as a Chevrolet truck. Corporal Cathcart saw a truck matching the description with 2 motorcycles in the bed and attempted to stop it. The truck did not stop and a pursuit ensued. In the area of Amy Road, the truck left the roadway and crashed into a tree. The 3 suspects fled on foot. After an exhaustive search by deputies and K9 units, the suspects were not located. The 2 motorcycles in the bed of the truck were determined to be stolen from Lexington Park. CASE #36825-15

6-24-15 Burglary - Unknown suspect(s) entered a residence located on Hayden Farm Lane in Leonardtown, sometime between 6-18-15 and 6-24-15 and stole property. CASE #37121-15

6-25-15 - Bomb Threat - On 6-24-15 an employee at the Soup Kitchen located on Langley Road in Great Mills located a bomb threat written on a wall in the bathroom. The next day the threat was reported and deputies responded. The business was cleared by a bomb detecting K9 and nothing was found. CASE #37299-15




  

 

Detectives Arrest 2 Suspects for Multiple Residential Burglaries

On 06-23-15 Nicholas Irwin Sisler 32 yoa of Lexington park and Wendell Ignatius Ford Jr 25 yoa of Lexington Park were identified by Detectives as suspects in several recent daytime residential burglaries in the south end of St. Mary's County. When the suspects were located, they were found in possession of property taken from some of the recently reported residential burglaries.

Nicholas Sisler and Wendell Ford Jr were arrested and charged with burglary, theft and malicious property destruction. Both suspects were transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center where they were held on $7,500.00 bond.

The investigation is ongoing and additional charges for similar residential burglaries are anticipated.

Captain Edward Willenborg
Commander, Criminal Investigations Division
301.475.4200 x 1998

Wendell Ford JR.

Nicholas Sisler

Who am I? CASE #35352-15

California, Maryland - The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect pictured below. 

Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at 1:40 PM, the suspect placed four (4) boxes of Pampers brand disposable diapers in a shopping cart at Walmart located on Miramar Way. The suspect then left the store without paying. 


CASE # 35352-15

 Anyone with information regarding the identity of this suspect or about this crime in general is asked to call CRIME SOLVERS at 301.475.3333, or text a tip to "TIP239" plus your message to '"CRIMES" (274637). 
You may also contact Deputy Siciliano at 301.475.4200 X 9109. 

St. Mary’s County CRIME SOLVERS offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information about a crime in St. Mary's County that leads to an 
arrest or indictment.
Calls to CRIME SOLVERS are NOT RECORDED. 
Callers can remain ANONYMOUS.