Thursday, July 19, 2018

Sheriff Welcomes Bell Back to the Agency

Lotti Bell and Sheriff Tim Cameron

Lotti Bell has returned to the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office as its new Fiscal Manager. Bell started in her new position on July 13, 2018 after working for several years in the St. Mary’s County Government Finance Office.

As the Fiscal Manager for the Sheriff’s Office, Bell’s duties include the budgeting and administration of the finances for the $41 million law-enforcement agency, which operates all day, every day.
    
Bell originally started with the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office in 1998 as a Fiscal Specialist III and two years later was promoted to the Fiscal Services Supervisor.
In July 2002, Bell was then promoted to the position of Budget Analyst in the St. Mary’s County Government Finance Office where she continued her duties until returning to the Sheriff’s Office this year.

Sheriff Tim Cameron said, “The Sheriff’s Office is very pleased to have Lotti Bell back at the agency. She is a consummate professional who is already well familiar with the unique duties and operations of the office. Lotti continues the diligent fiscal oversight expected at the Sheriff’s Office as we continue to meet the needs of the citizens of St. Mary’s County.” 

A St. Mary’s County native, Lotti Bell has been married to her husband Mark J. Bell for more than 25 years and they have an adult son.

Lotti Bell earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, Summa Cum Laude, with a Minor in Finance from the University of Maryland University College in 2015. In January 2007, Bell received an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Accounting from the College of Southern Maryland and a Certificate in Management Development in May 2007.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

On View Arrests/Warrants/DUIs

On View Arrests:

Assault-  On July 8, 2018, Dep. Shelko responded to the 28000 block of Woodburn Hill Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported disturbance.  The victim advised Anthony James Campbell, age 35 of Mechanicsville, assaulted the victim during an argument over the shirt the victim was wearing.  According to the victim, Campbell began to try and physically take off the shirt and obtained a knife and began to cut the shirt off the victim.  Campbell was arrested and charged with assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 36288-18
Anthony James Campbell

Trespassing-  On July 10, 2018, Cpl. Snyder observed William Joseph Goodwin, age 51 with no fixed address, at a business in the 46000 block of Shangri-La Drive in Great Mills, asking citizens for money.  Investigation determined Goodwin had previously been issued a notice not to trespass for the business; Goodwin was arrested and charged with trespassing.  CASE# 36506-18
William Joseph Goodwin

Alcohol Violations:  On July 10, 2018, DFC. Pontorno observed two individuals sitting and consuming alcohol in the flower bed of a business in the 46000 block of South Shangri-La Drive in Lexington Park.  James Calvin Morgan, age 52 of Lexington Park, and Francine Mae Morgan age 59, of Lexington Park were charged with Possession of an Alcoholic Container at a Retail Establishment, and Consuming Open Container in Public via Criminal Citations.  CASE# 36524-18
James Calvin Morgan                Francine Mae Morgan 

Violation of Protective Order-  On July 11, 2018, Dep. Forinash responded to the 22000 block of Lower Kells Court in California for a reported violation of a protective order.  Investigation determined Derrick Alan Boyd, age 48 of California, was in the company of the victim which was a violation of the court order.  Boyd was arrested and charged with Violate Exparte/Protective Order.  CASE# 36645-18  (No Photograph Available)

Theft-  On July 12, 2018, Dep. Fenwick responded to the 45000 block of Miramar Way in California, for the reported theft.  Investigation determined Tamara Joell Butler, age 27 of  Lexington Park, attempted to leave Walmart with items she did not purchase.  Butler was charged via Criminal Citation with Theft.  CASE# 36994-18 (No Photograph Available)

Theft/Trespass-  On July 13, 2018, Dep. Forbes responded to the 45000 block of Miramar Way in California in reference to a check the welfare.  Contact was made with Todd Matthew Evans, age 41 with no fixed address.  While on-scene Dep. Forbes became aware Evans had stolen items from Walmart.  Evans was arrested and charged with Theft. A few hours later, Dep. Payne responded to the 22000 block of Three Notch Road, in Lexington Park, for a reported trespassing.  Investigation determined Evans was issued a notice not to trespass previously, however had returned to the area and was asking citizens to purchase him alcohol.  Evans was arrested and charged with Trespass-Private Property.  CASE# 37165-18/37210-18
Todd Matthew Evans

Theft-  On July 15, 2018, Cpl. Hartzell responded to the 45000 block of Miramar Way in California, for a reported theft.  Investigation determined Evelyn Virginia Dean, age 46 of Ridge, attempted to leave Walmart with multiple items concealed on her person.  Dean was charged via Criminal Citation with Theft.  CASE# 37525-18   (No Photograph Available)

Warrants:

7/9/18-  George Thomas Burroughs, age 71 of Lexington Park, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for FTA/Driving While Intoxicated by Cpl. Stone# 183.  CASE# 36317-18
George Thomas Burroughs 

7/9/18-  Michael Allen Bassford Jr., age 26 of Hollywood, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Violation of Probation/Burglary 2nd Degree by DFC. Tirpak# 270.  CASE# 36319-18
Michael Allen Bassford

7/9/18-  Aliciana Christina Rangle, age 28 of Baltimore, was arrested on a Governor's Warrant for the charges of Theft and Flee and Allude 1st Degree by Cpl. Flerlage# 241.  CASE# 36381-18
Aliciana Christina Rangle 

7/10/18-  Marlo Lionel Herbert, age 40 of Mechanicsville, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Violation of Protective Order by Cpl. Flerlage# 241.  CASE# 36517-18
Marlo Lionel Herbert 

7/10/18-  Christopher Lamont Carter, age 22 of Mechanicsville, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for FTA/Driving Without a License by Cpl. Kirkner# 133.  CASE# 36529-18
Christopher Lamont Carter 

7/10/18-  Danielle Faye Wheatley, age 29 of Mechanicsville, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for FTA/Child Support, CDS Possession-Not Marijuana, two counts of CDS Possession/Paraphernalia, and Theft by Cpl. Flerlage# 241.  CASE# 36541-18
Danielle Faye Wheatley

7/11/18-  Keon William Sanders, age 30 of Lexington Park, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Escape 2nd Degree by DFC. Steinbach# 268.  CASE# 36667-18  (No Photograph Available)

7/12/18-  Kenneth Terrill Greene, age 48 of Waldorf, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Violation of Probation by Dep. Henry# 333.  CASE# 36864-18  (No Photograph Available)

7/12/18-  Tracy Evan Hemsley Jr., age 24 of Lexington Park, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Violation of Probation by Dep. Henry# 333.  CASE# 36882-18
Tracy Evan Hemsley Jr. 

7/13-18-  Robert Steuart Williams, age 28 of Mechanicsville, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for FTA/Driving While Suspended by DFC. Smith# 297.  CASE# 37106-18 (No Photograph Available)

7/13/18-  Latorie Michelle Harris, age 34 of Hollywood, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for FTA/Assault 2nd Degree by Dep. Ball# 315.  CASE# 37048-18
Latorie Michelle Harris 

7/13/18-  Paul Edward Long, age 23 of California, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Violation of Protective Order by Dep. Forbes# 341.  CASE# 36580-18
Paul Edward Long

7/13/18-  William Wellington Webb, age 51 of Dameron, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Violation of Probation/DUI/Resisting Arrest by Dep. Chase# 346. 
William Wellington Webb

7/13/18-  Khari Keenan Hines, age 20 of Lexington Park, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Violation of Probation/Theft by Cpl. Hartzell# 47348-18
Khari Keenan Hines

7/13/18-  Edgar Charles Brockman, age 50 of Dundalk, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Possession w/Intent to Distribute by Dep. Payne# 320.  CASE# 37242-18
Edgar Charles Brockman

7/13/18-  Todd Matthew Evans, age 41 with no fixed address, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for 2 counts of Theft by Dep. Payne# 320.  CASE# 37233-18
Todd Matthew Evans 

7/14/18-  Paul Terrell Stewart, age 43 of Mechanicsville, was arrested on an outstanding Child Support warrant by Dep. Forbes# 341.  CASE# 37336-18
Paul Terrell Stewart 


7/16/18-  Jamica Shawnise Pickeral, age 24 of California, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Assault 2nd Degree by Dep. Ball# 315.  CASE# 37633-18
Jamica Shawnise Pickeral 

7/16/18-  Darrell Andrea Johnson, age 46 of Lexington Park, was arrested on two outstanding FTA/Child Support warrants by Cpl. Ruest# 204.  CASE# 37636-18
Darrell Andrea Johnson



DUIs:

7/10/18-  Dep. Chase investigated an accident in the 22000 block of Three Notch Road in California.  Investigation determined Louis Ecaldre Frobish struck a parked car in the parking lot, while intoxicated.  Frobish was charged with Driving While Under the Influence of Alcohol and Driving While Impaired by Alcohol.  CASE# 36478-18
Louis Ecaldre Frobish

7/12/18-  Dep. Westphal responded to the 25000 block of Pt. Lookout Road in Leonardtown, for the reported motor vehicle accident.  Kimberly Jo Huffman, age 26 of Mechanicsville, was the operator of a vehicle involved in the collision.  Huffman was determined to be under the influence of alcohol; Huffman was charged with Driving Vehicle While Impaired by Alcohol and Driving Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol.  CASE# 37030-18
Kimberly Jo Huffman

7/13/18-  Cpl. Stone responded to the 21000 block of Three Notch Road in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle accident.  The operator of the vehicle Brian Joseph Hlavac age 26 of Virginia, was found to be under the influence of alcohol.  Hlavac was charged with Driving Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol Per Se, Driving Vehicle While Impaired by Alcohol and Driving Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol.  CASE# 37047-18
Brian Joseph Hlavac 









Monday, July 16, 2018

On View Arrests/Warrants/DUIs

On View Arrests:

Assault- On July 6, 2018, Cpl. White responded to the St. Mary's County Detention and Rehabilitation Center located in Leonardtown, for the reported assault.  Investigation determined Shawn Michael Clarke, age 35 of Mechanicsville, assaulted the victim by pushing the victim.  Clarke was charged with Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 35634-18
Shawn Michael Clarke

Assault-  On July 6, 2018, Dep. Forbes responded to the 21000 block of Susan Lane in Lexington Park for a reported assault.  The victim advised Justine Michelle Brannon, age 43 of Lexington Park, had assaulted the victim by throwing a cellphone at the victim which struck the victim in the head.  Brannon was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 35640-18
Justine Michelle Brannon

Drug Arrests-  On July 6, 2018, DFC. Steinbach conducted a traffic stop in the 25000 block of Loveville Road, in Loveville.  The operator of the vehicle was identified as Anthony Donald Forbes, age 56, of Oxon Hill.  While conducting the traffic stop a passenger, Albert Sylvester June, age 73 of Waldorf, was observed attempting to conceal a suspected CDS smoking device in his hand.  A search of the vehicle located a second metal smoking device; both smoking devices contained suspected cocaine residue.  Forbes was arrested and charged with traffic charges as well as CDS Possession-Not Marijuana and CDS Possession-Paraphernalia.  June was arrested and charged with CDS Possession-Not Marijuana and CDS Possession-Paraphernalia.  CASE# 35722-18 (No Photograph Available of June)
Anthony Donald Forbes 

Assault/Resisting Arrest-  On July 6, 2018, Cpl. Handy observed what appeared to be a disabled vehicle in the 26000 block of Sandgate's Road in Mechanicsville.  Once Cpl. Handy stopped to provide assistance, he realized the vehicle had been involved in an accident.  Cpl. Handy made contact with the driver, James Stephen Gass, age 26 of Leonardtown.  Gass was uncooperative and refused to remain at the scene of the accident.  Cpl. Handy attempted to detain Gass, at which time Gass assaulted Cpl. Handy by pushing and punching him.  Gass was ultimately taken into custody.  Gass also purposely exposed himself to a victim attempting to provide care after his motor vehicle accident, and once at the St. Mary's County Detention Center Gass attempted to assault a correctional officer.  Gass was charged with Assault 2nd Degree (2 counts), Indecent Exposure, Resisting Arrest, and Disorderly Conduct. CASE# 35799-18
James Stephen Gass 

Assault-  On July 6, 2018, Cpl. Snyder responded to the 21000 block of Three Notch Road, in Lexington Park, for a reported assault.  The victim advised Cornelius NMN Fenwick, age 40 with no fixed address, assaulted the victim by striking the victim in the face, causing injury.  Fenwick was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 35798-18
Cornelius NMN Fenwick 



Warrants:

7/5/18- Aja Renee Keyana Sewell, age 27 of Lexington Park, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Assault 2nd Degree and Reckless Endangerment by Dep. Forbes #341.  CASE# 35577-18
Aja Renee Keyana Sewell 

7/5/18-  Sidney Hilton Thompson Jr. age 24 of California, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Violation of Probation/Theft by DFC. Muschette# 303.  CASE# 35525-18
Sidney Hilton Thompson Jr. 

7/5/18-  Aleksandar Andreev Ivanchev, age 35 of Lexington Park, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Violation of Protective Order by DFC. Rozell# 296.  CASE# 35614-18
Aleksandar Andreev Ivanchev 

7/6/18- David Wayne Bell, age 35 of Baltimore, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for FTA/Burglary 2nd Degree by Cpl. Kerby# 242.  CASE# 35706-18
David Wayne Bell

7/6/18- Glenn Fitzgerald Fenwick, age 55 of Mechanicsville, was arrested on an outstanding Prince George's County warrant for FTA/Driving without a license by DFC. Steinbach# 268.  CASE# 35725-18
Glenn Fitzgerald Fenwick 

7/7/18-  Montina Dorsel Knight, age 29 of Leonardtown, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Violation of Probation/1st Degree Burglary by Cpl. Kerby# 35901-18 (No Photograph Available)

7/7/18-  Toni Lee Adelman, age 53 of California, was arrested on an outstanding LaPlata warrant for Knowingly Driving Uninsured Vehicle by Dep. Bowie# 317.  CASE# 35885-18
Toni Lee Adelman

7/7/18-  James Nelson Carter, age 56 of California, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for FTA/Driving While Suspended by Dep. Henry# 333.  CASE# 35886-18
James Nelson Carter

7/8/18-  Dayshawn Martel Nolan, age 25 of Lexington Park, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for FTA/CDS Not Marijuana (2 counts) by Cpl. Stone# 183.  CASE# 36111-18
Dayshawn Martel Nolan 

7/8/18-  Justin Antoine Parker, age 29 with no fixed address, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Violation of Probation/Issued Forged Currency by Dep. Budd#325.  CASE# 36185-18
Justin Antoine Parker


DUIs:

7/5/18-  Dep. M. Beyer responded to the 21000 block of Rominger Court in Lexington Park for the reported motor vehicle collision.  Michael Gregory Pernell, age 29 of Lusby, was the operator of one of the involved vehicles.  Pernell was determined to be under the influence of alcohol/CDS.  Pernell was charged with Driving Vehicle While Impaired by a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Driving Vehicle While So Far Impaired by Drugs & Alcohol Can not Drive Safely, Driving Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol.  CASE# 35604-18
Michael Gregory Pernell 

7/5/18- Dep. Sidorowicz stopped a vehicle in the 25000 block of Three Notch Road in Hollywood for various traffic infractions.  The operator of the vehicle Patrick Wayne Donovan, age 50 of California, was determined to be operating under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance. Donovan was discovered to have numerous pills in his possession suspected to be Oxycodone, Amphetamines, and Alaprazolam; suspected CDS paraphernalia was also located.  Donovan was charged with Driving Vehicle While Impaired by a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Driving-Attempting to Drive Vehicle While So Far Impaired by Drugs & Alcohol Can not Drive Safely, three counts of CDS Possession-Not Marijuana and three counts of CDS Possession-Paraphernalia.  CASE# 35612-18
Patrick Wayne Donovan


7/6/18-  Cpl. Stone responded to a motor vehicle accident in the 20000 block of Point Lookout Road in Great Mills.  Contact was made with the operator of an involved vehicle; John Anthony Mason, age 56 of Lexington Park.  Investigation determined Mason was under the influence of alcohol; Mason was subsequently charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, Driving While Intoxicated, and Driving While Impaired by Alcohol.  CASE# 35752-18
John Anthony Mason 

7/8/18-  DFC. Tirpak stopped a vehicle for a traffic infraction in the 21000 block of Three Notch Road in Lexington Park.  The operator, Jermaine Rayshaud Mintz, age 27 of Lexington Park, was found to be operating the vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.  Mintz was charged with Driving While Intoxicated and Driving While Under the Influence of Alcohol.  CASE# 36098-18
Jermaine Rayshaud Mintz 








Virginia Man Indicted in Liquor Store Robbery

Markeith Devon Wills

A St. Mary’s County Grand Jury has indicted a Virginia man on several charges stemming from a liquor store robbery in February.

Markeith Devon Wills, 40 of Alexandria, Va., has been charged with Armed Robbery, First-Degree Assault and Theft after the facts of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office’s investigation were presented to the Grand Jury on July 11, 2018.

On the evening of Feb. 13, 2018, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Officers responded to Lighthouse Liquors in Charlotte Hall for the report of an armed robbery. The investigation was continued by the Criminal Investigations Division.

Wills entered Lighthouse Liquors and demanded money. A brief struggle ensued between Wills and the victim. Wills was able to flee from the business with an undisclosed amount of cash. The victim sustained injuries that required immediate medical attention.

Currently, Wills is incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center for an unrelated matter.
The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office thanks the Charles County Sheriff’s Office for its assistance in this matter.

Anyone with any further information is asked to contact St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Det. Melissa Hulse at 301-475-4200, ext. *1996 or at Melissa.Hulse@stmarysmd.com

Minor Crimes can be Reported Online


In addition to calling the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, citizens can also report minor crimes online. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Citizens Online Reporting System (COLRS) can be used to report minor crimes where there is no suspect information or other investigative leads.

The following crimes can be reported online at www.firstsheriff.com/CitizenReport   
*Suspicious incidents
*Lost property
*Theft  
*Vandalism

A patrol supervisor regularly monitors the reporting system’s inbox and assigns deputies as appropriate. A police report/case number will be provided. 

If a crime does involve a suspect, call the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office’s non-emergency number at 301-475-8008. In an emergency call 911.

Theft Suspects' Identities Needed

The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's assistance in identifying the following three theft suspects.

On Monday, July 9, 2018, at 5 p.m. two suspects took a half gallon of liquor by hiding it in the female's shoulder bag at the McKay's Foodland store on Merchants Lane in Leonardtown. Anyone with information about the identity of the suspects or this incident is requested to call Dep. Daniel Sidorowicz at 301-475-4200, ext. *8043 or email Daniel.Sidorowicz@stmarysmd.com. CASE# 37124-18





















On Friday, July 13, 2018, at 1:10 p.m. the suspect pushed an air-conditioning unit in a shopping cart past all points of sale at the California Walmart store on Miramar Way without paying for it. The suspect then fled after being stopped by loss-prevention staff. Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect or this incident is asked to call Cpl. Timothy White at 301-475-4200, ext. *2307 or email Timothy.White@stmarysmd.com. CASE# 37144-18


Friday, July 13, 2018

Gasoline Thief's Identity Sought

The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured who has been siphoning gasoline from Board of Education vans.
Between Saturday, June 2 and Thursday, July 12, 2018 between the hours of 9 to 11 p.m., the suspect has been siphoning gasoline from vans at the Bethune Center on Colton Point Road in Bushwood. The suspect appears to be a thin black male in his 50s who is driving a blue Ford Ranger extended cab pickup truck with faded roof paint.
Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect or this incident is asked to call Cpl. Gray Maloy at 301-475-4200, ext. *8035 or email Gray.Maloy@stmarysmd.com. CASE# 37004-18

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Motor Vehicle Collision Update


On July 11, 2018, at approximately 3:00 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 46000 block of Yorktown Road in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. Upon arrival deputies located a 2003 GMC Envoy operated by Linda Glaser, age 72 of Lexington Park, in the roadway. Glaser was traveling south on Yorktown Road in the area of Suwanne Place, where an ice cream truck was stopped on the opposite side of the road.  As Glaser was passing the ice cream truck, a 10-year-old juvenile pedestrian ran into the roadway from behind the ice cream truck. The juvenile was struck by Glaser’s vehicle and sustained incapacitating injuries. Glaser stopped for the collision and Glaser was then assaulted by an individual(s) in the neighborhood; that case is currently under investigation.  The juvenile was transported by Trooper 7 to a local trauma center; Glaser was transported to MedStar St. Mary's Hospital for incapacitating injuries. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Collision Reconstruction Unit responded to the scene and continued the accident investigation.
Updated information: At this time, speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors in the collision.   

Anyone who witnessed the collision and has not yet provided a statement to law enforcement is asked to contact Corporal Vincent Pontorno at (301) 475-4200 extension *2337, or by email at Vincent.Pontorno@stmarysmd.com.  Anyone with additional information on the assault is asked to contact Corporal Elizabeth O’Connor at (301) 475-4200 extension *8075 or by email at Elizabeth.Oconnor@stmarysmd.com.   
Citizens may remain anonymous and contact Crime Solvers at (301) 475-3333, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus their message to “CRIMES” (274637). Through the Crime Solvers Program tipsters are eligible for an award of up to $1,000 for information about a crime in St. Mary’s County that leads to an arrest or indictment.

Furniture Thief's Identity Requested

The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's assistance in identifying the person pictured. On Thursday, June 21, 2018, at 9:53 p.m. the suspect entered the Weis grocery store on Point Lookout Road in Callaway to use the Coinstar machine. The machine was out of order, so she left the store and then drove her car to the front of the building where patio furniture was on display. The suspect loaded a box of patio furniture into her car and drove away. Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect or this incident is asked to call DFC Dustin McClure at 301-475-4200, ext. *8038 or email Dustin.McClure@stmarysmd.com. CASE# 36442-18