Friday, October 31, 2014

2014 Veteran's Day Parade


Sex Offender Checks Conducted on Halloween

On October 31, 2014, detectives with the St. Mary's County Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Compliance Unit, Criminal Investigations Division Support Team, in conjunction with Agents from the Maryland Department of Parole and Probation will be conducting Sex Offender compliance checks at the residences of registered sex offenders throughout St. Mary’s County.

Detectives and agents will be deployed from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM ensuring compliance with sex offender laws and regulations as well as special rules such as “No Candy” signs or “Halloween Decorations” are permitted at the residences of sex offenders.  Sex offenders who are on parole or probation are required to place signs in a conspicuous manner outside their homes and may not have any Halloween decorations on their residence beginning at 6:00 PM.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Corporal James R. Molitor RETIRES

Sheriff Tim Cameron and the men and women of the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office announce the retirement of Corporal James "Jim" Molitor ID #103. He received a proclamation from the Board of County Commissioners this morning thanking him for his many years of dedicated service to St. Mary's County. 

Corporal Molitor began his career with the Sheriff's Office in May 1998. Corporal Molitor has always been a faithful employee, friend, and mentor to many of his fellow officers. Although Corporal Molitor will be leaving the Sheriff's Office, his sons Randy and Kevin continue his legacy of service to St. Mary's County; Randy as a Correctional Officer First Class and Kevin as a Deputy Sheriff with the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office.  

Corporal Molitor's law enforcement family wish him all the best in retired life and we THANK him for his service. We will miss you... 




Incident Briefs 10-28-14

10-27-14 BURGLARY - Unknown suspect(s) forced entry into the Duke Elementary School, which is under construction located on Hayden Farm Lane in Leonardtown. Suspect(s) stole several items of property. Case remains open. Case #57307-14

10-27-14 BURGLARY MOTOR VEHICLE - A victim reported unknown suspect(s) entered his unlocked vehicle while it was parked at the Chancellor's Run Regional Park and stole property. Case #57325-14

10-27-14 BURGLARY MOTOR VEHICLE - A victim, who resides on King James Parkway in Lexington Park, reported unknown suspect(s) entered his unlocked vehicle and stole property. Case #57358-14

10-28-14 ATTEMPTED BURGLARY - A victim, who resides on Red Oak Lane, reported unknown suspect(s) attempted to enter her garage bay door, damaging the door. Case remains open. Case #57424-14

Monday, October 27, 2014

Trafficking Awareness Night - November 2nd


2014 Kohl's Cup Soccer Tournament


4th Annual Claire's Cup


Vice Narcotics Arrests 10-27-14

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Information was received by detectives of drug activity in the Piney Point area and the source of the drug activity was Shannon Danielle Parker (Age 38 of Piney Point, Md.). As the investigation continued, a vehicle stop was conducted by a member of the Vice/Narcotics Support Team on a vehicle in which suspect Parker was in. A search revealed a digital scale, cocaine, methamphetamine and “suboxone”. Suspect Parker and another suspect Thomas Ronald Morgan aka “Big Head” (Age 50 of Piney Point, Md.) were arrested. A search and seizure warrant on the home led to nearly $1,000 worth of “crystal methamphetamine”, cocaine and other paraphernalia. Additional charges are pending a case review with State’s Attorney Richard D. Fritz.
Shannon Parker

Thomas Morgan


Gerald Lawrence (Age 64 of Callaway, Md.) was indicted for “Distribution of Cocaine”.

Gerald Lawrence


John Wendell Young (Age 40 of Leonardtown, Md.) was indicted by detectives after he was found to be in possession of “Cocaine” and “Oxycodone” in sufficient amounts to indicate intent to distribute.

John Young


Travis Richardson (Age 28 of Lusby, Md.) was identified as a distributor of cocaine in the Redgate area of St. Mary’s County. As a result of that investigation, a search and seizure warrant was obtained for his residence where detectives recovered cocaine, digital scales, packaging materials and a handgun. Suspect Richardson is a convicted felon and prohibited from possessing a firearm. He was subsequently indicted for those charges as well as several counts of “distribution of cocaine” after detectives made multiple undercover purchases of cocaine from him.

Travis Richardson 


Amanda Lynn Norris (Age 26 of Callaway, Md.) was indicted for “Distribution of Cocaine” after detectives made undercover purchases from her.



Amanda Norris



Lewis Tyler Yates (Age 22 of St. Inigoes, Md.) was indicted  for “Distribution of Morphine”after detectives made undercover purchases from him.

Lewis Yates


Abigail Leigh Adams (Age 31) and Richard Clayton Hewitt (Age 38) both of Lexington Park, were targets of a prescription drug investigation. Detectives discovered both to be in possession of morphine and related paraphernalia. Additional charges are pending a review with State’s Attorney Richard D. Fritz.
Abigail Adams 

Richard Hewitt III

Inquiries should be directed to Captain Daniel D. Alioto, Commander of Vice/Narcotics, at 301-475-4200 x1918.

WAWA COUNTERFEIT SUSPECT - IDENTIFIED

UPDATE 10-27-14: The suspect pictured below HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED. THANK YOU!





Original Press release: 
Mechanicsville, Maryland - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect pictured below. 



Sunday, September 28, 2014, at 9:05 AM, the suspect passed a counterfeit $100.00 bill at the Wawa located at 27605 Three Notch Road. He was last seen getting into a dark blue or black Ford Crown Victoria. Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect or about the crime in general is asked to call Deputy Murphy at 301.475.4200 X 9052. CASE #52087-14.

Arrests 10-27-14

FIRST DEGREE ASSAULT – On October 20, 2014, Deputy Logue responded to a residence on Holly Hill Lane in California, for a domestic assault. The victim alleged suspect Annette Wright Gonzalez, 44, of California, struck the victim with her hands and threw a knife at the victim during an argument. Gonzalez was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. She was charged with 1st and 2nd Degree Assault.
Annette Gonzalez

ROGUE & VAGABOND – On October 22, 2014, Deputy S. Cameron responded to the 23000 block of FDR Blvd., after a citizen reported seeing a male suspect entering unlocked vehicles and attempting to open other vehicles in the parking lot. The citizen provided a description of the suspect. Deputy Cameron observed a male suspect matching the description who immediately fled on foot as Deputy Cameron approached. The suspect, identified as Earl Linwood Kent JR., 19, of Great Mills, was taken into custody after a short foot chase. He was subsequently identified as the suspect seen entering and attempting to entry parked vehicles. Kent was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with Rogue and Vagabond.
Earl Kent JR.


VIOLATION PROTECTIVE ORDER – On October 23, 2014, Corporal D. Snyder responded to a residence located in the 26000 block of South Sandgates Road, for a reported violation of a protective order. The victim alleged suspect Donald Earl Walker, 26, of Hughesville, entered the victim’s yard and yelled at the victim in violation of an active protective order. Walker was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with 2 COUNTS Violation of Protective Order.
Donald Walker


VIOLATION PROTECTIVE ORDER – On October 23, 2014, Corporal Corcoran responded to a residence on Fox Chase Drive, for a reported violation of a protective order. The victim alleged suspect Nathaniel Carl Taylor, 20, of Park Hall, called the victim on the phone in violation of an active protective order. Corporal Corcoran located Taylor and placed him under arrest. Taylor was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with Violation of Protective Order.

Nathaniel Taylor


FIRST DEGREE ASSAULT – On October 26, 2014, DFC Flerlage responded to a residence on Mount Wolf Way in Charlotte Hall, for a subject with a knife. DFC Flerlage located a male victim inside the residence who reported suspect Matthew Garrett Nicholson, 30, of Charlotte Hall, was arguing with a female in the home and began to chase her with a knife. The male victim attempted to intervene and was punched in the torso by Nicholson. Nicholson was subsequently apprehended exiting the attack window. He was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. Nicholson was charged with 1st Degree Assault and 2 COUNTS 2nd Degree Assault.

Matthew Nicholson


ASSAULT ON POLICE OFFICER – On October 24, 2014, Deputy Teague responded to a residence on Lawrence Avenue, for a disturbance. Deputy Teague spoke to Doris Elizabeth Thomas, 49, of Leonardtown, who appeared to be very intoxicated and refused to answer questions. Thomas turned the volume up on her stereo so that Deputy Teague could not hear her. As he turned the volume down, Thomas slapped his arm and pushed him away from the stereo. Thomas was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. She was charged with 2nd Degree Assault.

Doris Thomas



ASSAULT – On October 24, 2014, Deputy Beyer responded to a residence in Mechanicsville for an assault. The victim alleged suspect Glenn Fitzgerald Fenwick, 53, of Mechanicsville, engaged in an argument with the victim over a text message the victim received. The victim and Fenwick went outside where the argument continued. Fenwick then grabbed a shovel and struck the victim on the back of the arm. Deputy Beyer observed a fresh injury on the victim’s arm. Fenwick was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with 2nd Degree Assault.      
Glenn Fenwick