Monday, January 26, 2015

Arrests 1-26-15

THEFT MOTOR VEHICLE – On January 12, 2015, Deputy Murphy responded to a residence on Locke’s Crossing Road in Mechanicsville. The victim alleged suspect Timothy Dale Murray, age 19, of Mechanicsville, became angry after the victim refused to take him to a friend’s house. Murray threw items in the residence causing damage. He then began to strike a fence post outside with a bat. When the victim told Murray she was going to call police, he took the keys to her vehicle and left in her 1996 Ford E-150 van. Murray was subsequently located at a friend’s residence and placed under arrest. He was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with Unauthorized Removal of Property, Theft Under $100.00, and Property Destruction Under $1,000.00. CASE #2043-15
Timothy Murray

ASSAULT – On January 12, 2015, Corporal Kirkner responded to a residence on Tree Top Road in Lexington Park, for an assault. The victim alleged suspect Harold G. Toting, age 38, of Lexington Park, struck the victim in the head several times with his fist. Corporal Kirkner observed fresh evidence of injury on the victim. Toting was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with 2nd Degree Assault. CASE #2023-15
Harold Toting


VIOLATION PROTECTIVE ORDER – On January 15, 2015, Deputy Kevin Molitor, contacted a victim, who alleged the suspect Kelly Joseph Fordham, age 24, of Lexington Park, was driving the vehicle when he suddenly steered into oncoming traffic while threatening to kill the victim in violation of an active protective order. Fordham was located and placed under arrest. He was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with Violation of Protective Order and Reckless Endangerment. CASE #2578-15
Kelly Fordham


ASSAULT – On January 19, 2015, Deputy Wilson responded to a residence on Deerwood Park Drive in Leonardtown, for a domestic assault in progress. The victim alleged suspect Robert Jeffery Greenberg, age 59, of Leonardtown, grabbed the victim by the shoulders and turned to the victim around. The victim fell to floor in the process. Deputy Wilson observed fresh evidence of injury on the victim. Greenberg was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with 2nd Degree Assault. CASE #3436-15
Robert Greenberg

BURGLARY – On January 19, 2015, DFC Bowen responded to a residence on Warwick Drive in Lexington Park, for a burglary. The victim reported unknown suspect(s) entered the home by breaking glass out of the back door and stole several game consoles, wrist watches, an IPhone, and Apple laptop computer. Deputy Bowen’s investigation identified Dashawn James Lee Lawson, age 20, of Lexington Park, as a suspect after he was located at an area pawn shop with some of the stolen items. A second suspect was subsequently identified as Leonard Charles Hall, age 20, of Lexington Park. Both suspects were placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. Both were charged with 1st Degree Burglary, Theft $1,000.00 to $10,000, and Property Destruction. CASE #3361-15
Dashawn Lawson

Leonard Hall

FALSE STATEMENT TO POLICE OFFICER – On January 19, 2015, Deputy L. Johnson conducted a vehicle stop on a black Nissan Altima in the area of Pacific Drive in Lexington Park. The driver provided, what was determined to be a false name to Deputy Johnson. The driver was positively identified as Oliver Thomas Smith, age 27, of Lexington Park. Smith’s privilege to drive in Maryland was suspended. During a search of the vehicle 41 blue pills, identified as Oxycodone, were located. Smith was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with Controlled Dangerous Substance Possession – Not Marijuana, False Statement to Police Officer, and cited for traffic violations. CASE # 3300-15        


Oliver Smith