Thursday, August 20, 2015

Suspect Charged with First Degree Assault – Kevin Berry

Lexington Park, Maryland – On August 17, 2015, deputies responded to the area of Maria Way after the Emergency Communications Center (ECC) received reports of shots fired. The investigation revealed suspect Kevin Benjamin Berry, age 27, of Lexington Park, and an adult male victim engaged in a fight. At some point, Berry displayed a handgun and fired several shots at the victim. Several of the bullets struck a nearby residence. No one was injured during the incident. Berry was located, placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. During transport, Berry discarded a pill bottle containing several suspected oxycodone pills. The label on the bottle had been removed. Berry was charged with 1st Degree Assault, Possession Controlled Dangerous Substance – Not Marijuana, Possession Paraphernalia, Use of a Firearm during Felony, Reckless Endangerment, and Possession of a Regulated Firearm by DFC Schultz. Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division responded to the scene and the investigation into this incident continues. CASE #48295-15 

Kevin Benjamin Berry