Friday, January 20, 2017

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Accepting Applications for Internship Program

The St. Mary's County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the 2017 Summer Internship Program. During this unpaid internship, participants will receive first-hand experience in all aspects of our agency.

Qualifications:

· Applicant must be at least 16 years old; and

· Currently enrolled as a student in an MD college or university, or a St. Mary's County resident enrolled in college; or

· Currently a junior or senior enrolled in criminal justice courses at a St. Mary's County High school; and

· Successfully pass a background investigation.


To enter the competitive selection process, candidates should submit an application and resume to Pamela O. McKay, Civilian Administrator at Pam.Mckay@stmarysmd.com before the close of business on February 28, 2017. The application and additional information are located on the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office website at http://www.firstsheriff.com/interns.asp.


















Incident Briefs – 1/20/2017



Burglary – During the overnight hours of 1/18/2017 to 1/19/2017, unknown suspect(s) forced entry into the Flying Colors Early Learning Center in Callaway. Entry was made. However, nothing appeared to be removed. Dep. J. Bare is investigating the case. CASE# 3250-17

Burglary – During the overnight hours of 1/18/2017 into 1/19/2017, unknown suspect(s) forced entry into the Building Blocks of Faith Daycare in Helen and stole property. Deputy B. Fennessey is investigating the case. CASE# 3277-17

Burglary – Unknown suspect(s) entered a shed and stole property in the 26000 block of Morganza Turner Road in Mechanicsville. Deputy B. Fennessey is investigating the case. CASE# 3314-17

Breaking and Entering to a Motor Vehicle – Unknown suspect(s) entered a motor vehicle in the 41000 block of Medleys Neck Road in Leonardtown and stole property.


As part of our continued effort to increase public awareness, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office provides a daily (excluding weekends) report called Incident Briefs. The report contains selected crimes, which are of interest to the residents of St. Mary’s County. Addresses shown indicate blocks and not specific locations. This report is not a comprehensive list of every police event in St. Mary’s County during the stated time frame.

Note: The information contained in the Incident Brief report is based on initial reports made to the Sheriff’s Office. Follow-up investigations may reveal different information.

If you have any questions regarding information contained in the Incident Report contact Jennifer Stone, Public Information Officer, at 301-475-4200, ext. *1922, or by email at Jennifer.Stone@stmarysmd.com.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Incident Briefs – 1/19/2017

Burglary – On January 17, 2017, unknown suspect(s) entered a business in the 27000 block of Three Notch Road in Mechanicsville and stole property. Deputy J. Smith is investigating the case. CASE# 3039-17

Vandalism – Sometime over the last month, unknown suspect(s) spray painted on the pavement within the Callaway Village Shopping Center. Deputy First Class L. Johnson is investigating the case. CASE# 3091-17


As part of our continued effort to increase public awareness, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office provides a daily (excluding weekends) report called Incident Briefs. The report contains selected crimes, which are of interest to the residents of St. Mary’s County. Addresses shown indicate blocks and not specific locations. This report is not a comprehensive list of every police event in St. Mary’s County during the stated time frame.

Note: The information contained in the Incident Brief report is based on initial reports made to the Sheriff’s Office. Follow-up investigations may reveal different information.

If you have any questions regarding information contained in the Incident Report contact Jennifer Stone, Public Information Officer, at 301-475-4200, ext. *1922, or by email at Jennifer.Stone@stmarysmd.com.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

#WantedWednesday: Outstanding Theft Warrants

Do you know ME? The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating the following suspects with OUTSTANDING THEFT WARRANTS:




Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the suspects is asked to contact Deputy Hannah Smith at 301-475-4200, ext. *8123 or by email, Hannah.Smith@stmarysmd.com. 
Heather Nicole McCaw 
Ronald Lee Greer 

Dillon Casey Buckler 

Ryan Edward Cook
Richard Lee Kinsey

Daniel Roger Blair
Thomas Edward Dean
Ashley Lyn Hall
Louis Vernon Goode

Patricia Jane Coberly 




Incident Briefs - 1/18/2017



Recovered Property – Deputy J. Davis responded to the 25000 block of Philip Thomas Lane in Helen for a reported large stash of possibly stolen property located at the residence. Deputy J. Davis is continuing the investigation. CASE# 2493-17


As part of our continued effort to increase public awareness, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office provides a daily (excluding weekends) report called Incident Briefs. The report contains selected crimes, which are of interest to the residents of St. Mary’s County. Addresses shown indicate blocks and not specific locations. This report is not a comprehensive list of every police event in St. Mary’s County during the stated time frame.

Note: The information contained in the Incident Brief report is based on initial reports made to the Sheriff’s Office. Follow-up investigations may reveal different information.

If you have any questions regarding information contained in the Incident Report contact Jennifer Stone, Public Information Officer, at 301-475-4200, ext. *1922, or by email at Jennifer.Stone@stmarysmd.com.



Monday, January 16, 2017

Arrests 1-16-2017

1-15-2017 – Assault – Deputy K. Flerlage responded to the 44000 block of Clarkes Landing Road in Hollywood for a reported domestic disturbance. The victim alleged the suspect, Philip Arthur Stamey, Jr., age 39, of Hollywood pushed the victim into a wall and scratched the victim’s face causing visible injuries. Stamey was arrested and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center where he was charged with Second Degree Assault. CASE# 2551-17

 Philip Arthur Stamey, Jr.

1-14-2017 – Possession – Deputy First Class D. Potter witnessed the suspect, Anna Drue Mizak, age 27, of No Fixed Address, walking on Great Mills Road. Deputy First Class Potter, familiar with Mizak from previous encounters, performed a wanted check and was advised she had a warrant for her arrest. A search incident to arrest revealed a metal spoon with suspected cocaine residue in her purse. Mizak was arrested and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. She was charged with Possession of CDS – Not Marijuana and Possession of Paraphernalia. CASE# 2454-17

Anna Drue Mizak







Incident Briefs – 1/16/2017



1-13-2017
Property Destruction – Unknown suspect(s) slashed the tires on a victim’s motor vehicle in the 22000 block of Bayside Road in Leonardtown. Deputy J. Smith is investigating the case. CASE# 2189-17

Property Destruction – Unknown suspect(s) spray painted a motor vehicle parked in the 45000 block of Indian Way in Lexington Park. Deputy C. Beyer is investigating the case. CASE# 2200-17

Property Destruction – Unknown suspect(s) spray painted on the community pet waste station in the 45000 block of Jillian Court in Great Mills. Deputy D. Potter is investigating the case. CASE# 2278-17

1-14-2017
Property Destruction – Unknown suspect(s) spray painted graffiti on the asphalt in the 44000 block of Sandy Bottom Road in Hollywood. Deputy M. Mclure is investigating the case. CASE# 2406-17

Burglary – During the overnight hours of 1/13/2017 into 1/14/2017, unknown suspect(s) entered a victim’s residence and stole property in the 43000 block of Megan Lane in Leonardtown. Deputy B. Foor is investigating the case. CASE# 2413-17

1-15-2017
Burglary – Unknown suspect(s) entered a shed and stole property in the 26000 block of Morganza Turner Road in Mechanicsville. Deputy B. Fennessey is investigating the case. CASE# 2613-17


Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle – A victim allowed a suspect to borrow the victim’s car to run to the store; however, the victim did not return the car and can’t be located. The incident occurred in the 24000 block of Mt. Pleasant Road in Hollywood. Deputy D. Holdsworth is investigating the case. CASE# 2619-17


As part of our continued effort to increase public awareness, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office provides a daily (excluding weekends) report called Incident Briefs. The report contains selected crimes, which are of interest to the residents of St. Mary’s County. Addresses shown indicate blocks and not specific locations. This report is not a comprehensive list of every police event in St. Mary’s County during the stated time frame.

Note: The information contained in the Incident Brief report is based on initial reports made to the Sheriff’s Office. Follow-up investigations may reveal different information.

If you have any questions regarding information contained in the Incident Report contact Jennifer Stone, Public Information Officer, at 301-475-4200, ext. *1922, or by email at Jennifer.Stone@stmarysmd.com.

Friday, January 13, 2017

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Sex Offense Involving a Minor

On January 11, 2017, the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office received information regarding a possible sex offense involving a 13-year-old juvenile female. Based on the information received, the Criminal Investigations Division (CID) assumed the investigation with assistance from the Department of Social Services, Child Protective Services (CPS).

The investigation revealed, over a period of time, Steven Michael Myers, age 32, of Lexington Park, Maryland, and the juvenile exchanged a series of sexually explicit messages. During the course of the conversation, Myers solicited the juvenile to perform various sexual acts and pressured her to meet him privately. Eventually, the juvenile and Myers met in person as requested. During that encounter, Myers, and the juvenile engaged in a sexual act.

Myers was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. He was charged with the following criminal violations:

Sexual Solicitation of a Minor
Sex Offense 2nd Degree
Sex Offense 3rd Degree
Sex Offense 4th Degree-Sexual Contact
Assault Second Degree

Myers is currently being held on a $150,000 bond.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Detective Melissa Hulse at 301-475-4200, ext.* 1996 or by email, Melissa.Hulse@stmarysmd.com.

CRIME SOLVERS at 301.475.3333 or text a tip to "TIP239" plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637). Calls to CRIME SOLVERS are NOT RECORDED.

CALLERS CAN REMAIN ANONYMOUS.


Steven Michael Myers



Arrests 1-13-2017


1-6-2017 – Possession – Deputy First Class R. Steinbach responded to Millison Plaza on Shangri-La Drive in Lexington Park for a call for service. The subject, Patrick Darnell Day, age 55 of Lexington Park, contacted the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to report he had been a victim of an unrelated incident. During the investigation, it was discovered Day was wanted on an open bench warrant.  While being placed under arrest, deputies discovered he was in possession of suspected cocaine. He was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with CDS Possession – Not Marijuana and served his bench warrant for failure to appear. CASE# 1127-17

Patrick Darnell Day


1-17-2017 – Assault – Deputy First Class J. Stone responded to the 47000 block of Greenleaf Road in Lexington Park for the report of a domestic disturbance. The victim alleged the suspect, Katwinis Shariko Faxon, age 31, of Lexington Park, scratched the victim with her fingernails and then obtained a sword and chased the victim through the hallway and down the steps. She then proceeded to the throw the sword at the victim causing the sword to land at the bottom of the step. The victim displayed visible injuries. Faxon was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center where she was charged with First Degree Assault and Second Degree Assault. CASE# 1226-17


Katwinis Shariko Faxon


1-8-2017 – Assault – Deputy S. Kerby responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center for the report of a disturbance. The suspect, James Nicholas Trossbach, age 21, of Leonardtown, ripped a fan off the wall and broke the knobs causing the fan to become non-operational. After the fan had been placed on the ground, a Correctional Officer attempted to move it backward, when Trossbach rushed forward and grabbed the Correctional Officer’s arm and the back of his neck. Trossbach was charged with Second Degree Assault and Malicious Destruction of Property Less than $1000.00. CASE# 1351-17
James Nicholas Trossbach


1-8-2017 – Assault – Deputy S. Kerby responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center for a reported disturbance. Inmate Antonio George Queen, age 23, of Park Hall, put salt and pepper packets down the back of the victim, Derrick Justin Connolly, age 30, of St. Inigoes, while he was seated at a table. Queen then ran and locked himself in Connolly’s cell causing Connolly to grab Queen around the neck to forcefully remove him from his cell. Queen was charged with Second Degree Assault and Connolly was charged with Second Degree Assault. CASE# 1336-17

Antonio George Queen

Derrick Justin Connolly


1-5-2017 – Assault – Deputy L. Johnson responded to the 17000 block of Three Notch Road in Dameron for the report of an assault. The victim alleged the suspect, Jonathan Steven Hoyer, age 23, of Dameron, grabbed a kitchen knife and pushed it into the victim’s throat during an argument. Hoyer then fled the scene and was located a short time later on Three Notch Road. Hoyer was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention where he was charged with First Degree Assault and Second Degree Assault. CASE# 848-17


Jonathan Steven Hoyer

1-6-2017 – Assault – Deputy A. Schultz responded to the leasing office of the Abberly Crest Apartment Complex in Lexington Park for a call. Upon arrival, he made contact with the victim who alleged the suspect, Matthew George Eurek, age 31, of Lexington Park, slammed the victim on the bed and then proceeded to strike the victim several times with a closed fist. The victim displayed visible injuries. Eurek was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with Second Degree Assault. CASE# 1013-17


Matthew George Eurek


1-3-2017 – Possession – While transporting a prisoner, Deputy D. Smith observed a vehicle driving erratically failing to drive within a single lane, running through a red light, and additional clues that led officers to suspect the driver was under the influence. The driver of the vehicle, Michael Emmanuel Beal, age 26, of Clinton, was stopped and after initially refusing, he was removed from the vehicle. Deputies located open containers of alcohol in the car. A standardized field sobriety test was performed which Beal completed unsatisfactorily. During the arrest, he kept falling asleep and had to be awoken by officers several times. He was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center, and search incident revealed suspected marijuana in his pocket. He was charged with Possession of Contraband in a Place of Confinement and issued multiple traffic citations, including Driving under the Influence. CASE# 558-17 




Michael Emmanuel Beal


1-9-2017 – Assault – Sergeant J. Yingling responded to the 24000 block of Morgan Road in Hollywood for a reported domestic disturbance. The victim alleged the suspect, Christina Lynn Rivas, age 43, of Hollywood, struck the victim in the face. An additional victim who tried to intervene in the disturbance was also struck. Rivas then retrieved a butter knife and approached the victim yelling threatening statements. The victims displayed visible injuries. Rivas was arrested and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center where she was charged with Two Counts of Second Degree Assault. CASE# 1483-17



       Christina Lynn Rivas
1-9-2017 – Assault – Deputy B. Fennessey responded to the 30000 block of Huntt Road in Mechanicsville for a reported domestic assault. The victim alleged the suspect, Brandon Spencer Allosada, age 18 of Mechanicsville, assaulted the victim by pushing the victim up the stairs and into a wall. The victim displayed visible injuries. Allosada was arrested and transported to the St. Mary’s 
County Detention Center where he was charged with Second Degree Assault. CASE# 1460-17

Brandon Spencer Allosada

1-12-2017 – Possession – Sgt. K. Moritz observed a motor vehicle in the area of Route 235 and Pegg Road suspected of being involved in an armed robbery/home invasion investigation. A vehicle stop was performed, and a strong odor of suspected marijuana was emitting from the vehicle. One of the passengers, Machiavelli Tyzhae Savoy, age 18, of Lexington Park, was found to be in possession of two firearms, one of which the serial number was not readable. Savoy was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. Upon reaching the detention center, the deputy found suspected cocaine on the floorboard where Savoy was sitting. He was charged with CDS Possession – Not Marijuana, Two Counts of Possession of a Firearm/Minor, Alter Firearm ID Number, Two Counts of Handgun on Person, and Two Counts of Handgun in Vehicle. CASE# 1995-17

Machiavelli Tyzhae Savoy

1-11-2017 – False Statement to Officer – Deputy A. Schultz responded to the Wawa located at Three Notch Road in California for a reported theft. The suspect, Melissa Jill Mirfield, age 29, of California, alleged her passenger stole cash from her purse while she was in the store. After watching the surveillance video, deputies questioned Mirfield about the inconsistencies in her story. Mirfield was arrested and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center where she was charged with False Statement to Officer. CASE# 1895-17

Melissa Jill Mirfield

1-13-2017 – Possession – Deputy First Class R. Steinbach responded to the intersection of Point Lookout Road and Indian Bridge Road for a reported assault. The victim alleged the suspect, Amanda Lynn Grumbine, age 33, of Lexington Park, approached the victim while the victim was sitting in a car and punched the victim several times in the face. An additional suspect produced a gun, pointed it at the victim, and then Grumbine and the other suspect fled the area. The suspects were located a short time later and detained. While in custody, the co-suspect attempted to flee on foot, while in cuffs. After locating the co-suspect, Sgt. Moritz reviewed his in-camera footage which revealed Grumbine, who remained at the scene alone, removed a purse from the passenger vehicle and threw the bag under a vehicle in the driveway where they were parked. The handbag was located, and a search revealed several smoking devices containing suspected crack cocaine and marijuana. She was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with Second Degree Assault, CDS Possession – Paraphernalia, CDS Possession – Not Marijuana and Obstructing and Hindering. CASE# 2166-17


Amanda Lynn Grumbine











Incident Briefs – 1/13/2016


Multiple Vandalisms – Unknown suspect(s) spray painted several vehicles, a MetCom water facility, numerous mailboxes, and garage doors in the Hunting Quarters Subdivision in Callaway. Cpl. Vezzosi is investigating the case. CASE# 2021-17, 2028-17, 2029-17, 2030-17, and 2033-17




As part of our continued effort to increase public awareness, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office provides a daily (excluding weekends) report called Incident Briefs. The report contains selected crimes, which are of interest to the residents of St. Mary’s County. Addresses shown indicate blocks and not specific locations. This report is not a comprehensive list of every police event in St. Mary’s County during the stated time frame.


Note: The information contained in the Incident Brief report is based on initial reports made to the Sheriff’s Office. Follow-up investigations may reveal different information.


If you have any questions regarding information contained in the Incident Report contact Jennifer Stone, Public Information Officer, at 301-475-4200, ext. *1922, or by email at Jennifer.Stone@stmarysmd.com.