Friday, January 13, 2017

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Sex Offense Involving a Minor

On January 11, 2017, the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office received information regarding a possible sex offense involving a 13-year-old juvenile female. Based on the information received, the Criminal Investigations Division (CID) assumed the investigation with assistance from the Department of Social Services, Child Protective Services (CPS).

The investigation revealed, over a period of time, Steven Michael Myers, age 32, of Lexington Park, Maryland, and the juvenile exchanged a series of sexually explicit messages. During the course of the conversation, Myers solicited the juvenile to perform various sexual acts and pressured her to meet him privately. Eventually, the juvenile and Myers met in person as requested. During that encounter, Myers, and the juvenile engaged in a sexual act.

Myers was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. He was charged with the following criminal violations:

Sexual Solicitation of a Minor
Sex Offense 2nd Degree
Sex Offense 3rd Degree
Sex Offense 4th Degree-Sexual Contact
Assault Second Degree

Myers is currently being held on a $150,000 bond.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Detective Melissa Hulse at 301-475-4200, ext.* 1996 or by email,

CRIME SOLVERS at 301.475.3333 or text a tip to "TIP239" plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637). Calls to CRIME SOLVERS are NOT RECORDED.


Steven Michael Myers