Thursday, June 18, 2015


UPDATE 6-18-15: The witness has been identified and contacted by detectives. We appreciate our media partners and the public who shared the post. The witness was from another state, but eventually saw the news online asking for him to call the Sheriff's Office. 

Press release 6-17-15:
Detectives from the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office, Criminal Investigations Division, continue to request the public's help in identifying a witness who provided a 7-Eleven employee information after the business was robbed at 4:04 AM, on June 13th.

The witness appears to have been operating what may be a larger sport utility vehicle. The vehicle can be viewed in the video driving across the top left portion of the screen. 

Original Press Release 6-16-15 :
Mechanicsville, Maryland - On June 13th, a witness provided information to a 7-Eleven store employee after the business was robbed at 4:04 AM. The witness left the store prior to deputies arriving on the scene and he did not provide contact information.

The witness was a white male, with short brown hair, possibly in his 20's, wearing a white t-shirt and black ball cap with an unknown logo on the front.   

The witness was unable to make a purchase because the robbery had just occurred. 

Detectives are asking for anyone with information regarding the identity of this witness or, if you are this witness, to please call the Sheriff's Office Duty Officer at 301.475.4040 or Detective Cory Ellis at 301.475.4200 x 9125 or email at