Monday, August 31, 2020

Grant Application Notice


The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance is seeking applications for funding under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program. This program furthers the Department’s mission by assisting state, local and tribal law enforcement efforts to prevent or reduce crime and violence.

The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program is the primary provider of federal criminal justice funding to States and units of local government. BJA will award JAG Program funds to eligible units of local government under this FY2020 JAG Program Local Solicitation.

In general, JAG funds awarded to a unit of local government under this FY2020 solicitation may be used to provide additional personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support, training, technical assistance, and information systems for criminal justice, including for any one or more of the following: Law enforcement programs; Prosecution and court programs; Prevention and education programs; Corrections and community corrections programs; Drug treatment and enforcement programs; Planning, evaluation, and technology improvement programs; Crime victim and witness programs (other than compensation); and Mental health programs and related law enforcement and corrections programs, including behavioral programs and crisis intervention teams.

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office intends to apply for this grant and may receive up to $14,840 through the FY2020 Local Solicitation. The grant application request is to purchase ballistic helmets for the Civil Disturbance Unit and will go before the Commissioners of St. Mary’s County for approval on August 18, 2020, during their regular meeting, under County Administrator Time.

The Grant Application Documents should be made public in BoardDocs, no later than 9 a.m. on August 18, 2020. To review, go to https://go.boarddocs.com/md/stmarysco/Board.nsf/Public , Commissioners of St. Mary’s County, August 18, 2020, click on view the agenda, County Administrator Time, and go to SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program FY2020 Solicitation to review.

Anyone wishing to make public comment regarding this grant application can do so in writing via e-mail and/or U.S. Mail. Public Comment must be received through 5 p.m. on Friday, August 31, 2020.

To make public comment, please do so in writing,

Either via e-mail:

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, Public Information Officer @ Jason.Babcock@stmarysmd.com

or via U.S. mail to:

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

Public Information Officer

c/o Jason Babcock

23150 Leonard Hall Drive

Leonardtown, MD 20650

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Identity Needed for Theft Suspect



The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured in a theft investigation. On Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 12:22 pm, the suspect placed a bottle of perfume down the front of his pants and fled the California Ulta store without paying for it.

Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect or this incident is asked to call Cpl. Alvin Beishline at 301-475-4200, ext. 78019 or email Alvin.beishline@stmarysmd.com. Case # 46880-20


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.

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Attempted Murder


On July 22, 2020, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 27300 block of Point Lookout Road in Leonardtown, for the reported assault involving a firearm.  Deputies arrived on scene and located a female victim, age 31, suffering from a gunshot wound to her right foot. The victim advised deputies she was traveling in a vehicle on Point Lookout Road, when a vehicle drove up beside her on the shoulder of the road, and an individual in that vehicle pointed a handgun at her and began shooting.  One round penetrated the vehicle door, striking the victim in the foot. At the time of the shooting, there were four additional victims inside the victim’s vehicle, two adults and two juveniles, who were not injured.

The investigation was continued by detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division. The investigation determined Delontey Montario Butler, age 27 of Lexington Park, was the individual who committed the committed the assault. On July 31, 2020, Butler was located and arrested. Butler was charged with the following:

Attempted First Degree Murder

Attempted Second Degree Murder

Assault First Degree (five counts)

Assault Second Degree (five counts)

Handgun in Vehicle

Loaded Handgun in Vehicle

Handgun on Person

Loaded Handgun on Person

Firearm Use/Violent Crime

Reckless Endangerment from Car (five counts)

Butler was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center and remains incarcerated on a no bond status.

Anyone with information on this incident that has not provided a statement to law enforcement is asked to contact Detective Austin Schultz at (301) 475-4200 extension 71953 or by email at Austin.Schultz@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.

For official news and information, follow the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office on Twitter @firstsheriff.

 

Delontey Montario Butler 

 

 

 


Identity Needed for Theft Suspect

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured in a theft investigation. On Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 5:15 pm, the female suspect picked up the victim’s wallet, which was left on the counter of the Money Center in the California Walmart store, and placed it into her purse.

Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect or this incident is asked to call Deputy Francis Webb at 301-475-4200, ext. 78066 or email francis.webb@stmarysmd.com. Case # 46880-20

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.