Protective Order Violation – On July 23, 2015, Deputy Jason Smith was walking out of the District Court Carter building when he saw suspect Troy David Yates, age 49, of Lexington Park, who he knew from prior contact. Yates walked over to the victim and began to talk to the victim in violation of an active protective order. The protective order stipulated Yates was to have no contact with the victim. Yates was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with Violation Protective Order. CASE#43213-15
Robbery – On July 24, 2015, Deputy Schultz responded to a residence on Midway Drive in Lexington Park, for a reported assault. The investigation revealed suspect Rico Kinta Keys JR., age 20, of Lexington Park, came to the victim’s residence to gather some of his belongings from inside the home. An argument between the victim and Keys ensued. Keys grabbed the victim by the hair and slammed the victim’s head into a wall breaking the victim’s glasses. Keys then drug the victim by the hair to a car parked on Midway Drive and slammed the victim’s head into a window. The victim fell to the ground at which time Keys ripped the cell phone from the victim’s hand and fled the scene. Deputies were unable to locate Keys and a warrant was immediately obtained for his arrest. On July 25, 2015, Keys was located and placed under arrest. He was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and the warrant charging Keys with 2nd Degree Assault, Robbery, Theft Under $1,000, Vandalism, and Trespassing was served. CASE #43443-15
Rico Keys JR.