DOMESTIC ASSAULT – On July 21, 2014, DFC Knott responded to a residence on Eric Road in Lexington Park, for a reported domestic assault. The victim alleged suspect Matthew Taylor Burnside, 22, of Lexington Park, grabbed the victim by the throat and threw the victim on to a bed. Burnside also broke the victim’s phone during the incident. Burnside was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with 2nd Degree Assault.
ASSAULT – On July 21, 2014, Deputy Roszell responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center for a fight between inmates. The investigation revealed inmates Jamarr Sherman Mackall, 21, of Lexington Park, and Joe Derrick Young, 26, of no fixed address, entered the victim’s cell and assaulted him. The victim sustained facial injuries during the assault. Mackall and Young were both charged with 2nd Degree Assault.
PROTECTIVE ORDER VIOLATION – On July 22, 2014, Deputy Pleisse responded to a residence on Shenandoah Drive in Mechanicsville, for a violation of a protective order. The victim alleged suspect Joseph William Vestraci Jr., 70, of Mechanicsville, drove by the victim’s residence repeatedly in violation of an active protective order. Vestraci was located and placed under arrest. He was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with Violation of Protective Order.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT – On July 22, 2014, Deputy Schultz responded to Indian Way in Lexington Park, for an assault. After conducting the investigation into the assault, Deputy Schultz advised all parties to leave the area. Suspect Shantell Shanese Swales, 21, of Lexington Park, began yelling profanity at one of the victim’s involved in the assault. Deputy Schultz ordered Swales several times to stop yelling and leave the area. Her actions caused the individuals involved in the original incident to return to the scene. Swales refused all orders and was placed under arrest. She was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with Disorderly Conduct and Failure to Obey a Lawful Order.