Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Arrests 6/29/2016

6-26-2016 – Assault – Deputy A. Schultz responded to the 25000 block of Jones Wharf Road in Hollywood, for a reported assault. The victim alleged the suspect, Haley Mariah Simmons, age 18, of Hollywood, struck the victim in the neck during an argument. The victim displayed injuries consistent with the allegations. Simmons was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention. She was charged with Second Degree Assault. CASE# 33097-16


Haley M. Simmons

6-26-2016 – Assault – Deputy C. Ball responded to the 46000 block of Flower Drive in Lexington Park, for a reported domestic disturbance.  The suspect, Rico Kinta Keys, Jr., age 21, of Great Mills, appeared to be yelling and screaming in a victim’s face. Keys was asked several times to lower his voice, he failed to comply and approached Deputy Ball with clenched fists. After several attempts to physically resist, he was arrested and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center where he was charged with Second Degree Assault. CASE# 33046-16


Rico K. Keys, Jr.


6-23-2016 – Theft – Deputy K. Molitor responded to the 46000 block of Lexington Village Way (Kohl’s Shopping Center) in Lexington Park, for a reported shoplifting in progress. The Emergency Communications Center provided a description of a female and male who fled the store with an unknown amount of merchandise. Corporal Rishel initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle matching the description. James Edward Stewart II, age 40, of Lexington Park, was driving the vehicle with a suspended license, and Joleen Leann Jameson, age 23, was the passenger. The investigation revealed both suspects entered the store together, selected merchandise, and then Stewart left the store. Jameson entered the dressing room where she concealed merchandise, before fleeing to a motor vehicle parked in front of the store. Stewart placed the vehicle in drive and fled the scene. The merchandise was recovered and both, Jameson and Stewart, were transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. Jameson was charged with Theft: $1000 to under $10000, and Theft Less Than $1000 value. Stewart was charged with Theft: $1000 to under $10000, Theft: Less $1000 value, Failure to Appear: CDS Possession – Not Marijuana and Failure to Appear: Theft Less Than $100. CASE# 32688-16
James E. Stewart II

Joleen L. Jameson


6-22-2016 – Theft – Deputy J. Smith responded to the McKay's Food and Drug store in Leonardtown, for a reported theft. Employees observed a female in the business acting suspiciously and later determined she concealed multiple items and left the store without paying. The suspect, Heather Marie Maples, age 30, of Park Hall, was suspected to be involved in multiple other thefts that occurred throughout the previous week. The suspect was located fleeing in the parking lot by responding officers. She was arrested and charged with Theft Scheme: Less Than $1000, Two Counts of Theft: Less than $1000 value, Theft: Less Than $100, and Malicious Destruction of Property/Value - $1000. CASE# 32762-16
Heather M. Maples 


6-27-2016 – Assault – Deputy J. Smith responded to the 42000 block of Ridge Road in Mechanicsville, in regards to a disturbance. The victim alleged the suspect, Stephanie Lynn Edwards, age 62, of Lexington Park, assaulted the victim by biting the victim, striking the victim in the head with an ashtray, and then producing a knife. The victim displayed injuries consistent with the allegations. Edwards was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with First Degree Assault and Second Degree Assault. CASE# 33277-16

Stephanie L. Edwards

6-28-2016 – Assault – Deputy B. Foor responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center for the report of an assault. The suspects, Thomas Lee Cromwell, age 35, of Mechanicsville and Kevin Thomas Cooper, age 21, of Lexington Park, are both inmates at the Detention Center. They were involved in a fight over cleaning duties. They were both charged with Second Degree Assault. CASE# 33393-16
Thomas L. Cromwell

Kevin T. Cooper 


6-28-2016 – Assault – Deputy G. Mushchette responded to the Plaza Tolteca Mexican Restaurant in California, for the report of threats. The suspect, Isidro Ruiz, age 29, of Lexington Park, is a former employee of the restaurant and received a notice not to trespass from responding deputies. Officers were called back when Ruiz returned to the restaurant after being issued the notice. As the suspect was being placed under arrest, an individual approached deputies alleging assault by the suspect. The victim displayed visible signs of injuries consistent with the allegations. Ruiz was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center where he was charged with Second Degree Assault and Trespassing. CASE# 33511-16


Isidro Ruiz