Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Update -- Donald Leo Parks

On December 10, 2015, an adult female was approached by an unknown male on the 21000 block of Sheriff Miedzinski Way in Lexington Park.  The victim attempted to flee, but the suspect used physical force to pull the victim into the woods.

The suspect forced the victim to perform sexual acts on him against her will and threatened her with bodily harm and death if she did not comply with his demands. After several minutes, the victim was able to flee from the area. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division assumed the investigation.

Donald Leo Parks, age 22, of Lexington Park, was identified as the suspect. An arrest warrant was obtained for Parks on December 28, 2015, charging him with sex offense second degree, sex offense third degree, assault second degree and false imprisonment.With the assistance of the Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division and the Lexington Park COPs Unit, Parks was arrested on December 29, 2015, and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He is currently pending an appearance before the District Court Commissioner.