Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Robbery Suspect- ID Needed




The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured above.  On Thursday, November 2, 2017, at approximately 5:30 PM, the victim reported he was robbed outside of Lex’s Laundromat located at 21628 Great Mills Road, in Lexington Park. The victim stated while he was at his vehicle, the suspect assaulted him and forcefully stole his wallet.  The suspect then fled the area on foot.  Anyone with information about this incident/and or the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Deputy Budd at (301) 475-4200 extension *8013 or by email at Andrew.Budd@stmarysmd.com. Citizens may also remain anonymous and contact Crime Solvers at (301) 475-3333 or text a tip to “TIP239” plus your message to “CRIMES” (274637).

2017 Christmas on the Square

On November 24, 2017, from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM, the Annual Tree Lighting will take place in downtown Leonardtown.  Planned activities at the event include fire truck rides, face painting, a living Nativity, horse and carriage rides, a petting zoo, and many more activities.  Santa Claus will arrive at approximately 7:00 PM to light the Town Christmas Tree. 


Due to the event, Leonardtown Square will be closed to traffic as well as some surrounding streets starting at approximately 2:00 PM.  Parking will be offered at the College of Southern Maryland and there is a free shuttle to transport citizens into town.  Handicap parking will be available in the area of Park Avenue and Lawrence Street as well as the Public Parking lot on Park Avenue.  Some handicap parking will also be available at the College of Southern Maryland. 


“Christmas on the Square” is sponsored by the Leonardtown Volunteer Fire Department, the Commissioners of Leonardtown, and the Leonardtown Business Association.  For further information, call (301) 475-9791. 

On View Arrests/Warrants

On View Arrests:

Alcohol Violation- On 11/17/17, Cpl. T. Snyder, observed Suspect Antonio Dwight Booth, age 35, of Lexington Park, consuming alcohol outside a retail establishment in the 21600 block of Great Mills Road.  Booth was issued a Criminal Citation for the violation.  CASE# 60850-17

                                                             Antonio Dwight Booth

Trespassing- On 11/17/17, Cpl. T. Snyder, observed Suspect Shuree Sinese Weems, age 36, of Leonardtown, outside an establishment in the 21600 block of Great Mills Road, in Lexington Park, after being issued a notice not to trespass.  Weems was issued a Criminal Citation for the violation. CASE# 60834-17
                                                               Shuree Sinese Weems

Assault- On 11/18/17, Dep. Holdsworth, responded to the 25000 block of Vista Road, in Hollywood, for a reported assault.  The victim advised Suspect John Harris King, age 47, of Hollywood, brandished a knife and threatened the victim. King was placed under arrest and charged with Assault 1st Degree, and Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 60980-17

                                                                  John Harris King

Assault- On 11/18/17, Dep. Holdsworth responded to the St. Mary's County Detention and Rehabilitation Center regarding an inmate who had been assaulted.  During the investigation, it was determined the victim had been assaulted by another inmate,  Antonio Thomas Dade, age 19, of Capitol Heights.  Dade struck the victim in the face and was subsequently charged with Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 61013-17

                                                              Antonio Thomas Dade
Assault- On 11/20/17, Dep. Holdsworth responded to the 45000 block of Indian Way, in Lexington Park, for a reported assault. The victim stated the Suspect Rahtaunya Rosha Briscoe, age 37, of Lexington Park, had assaulted the victim by striking the victim in the face. Injuries were observed to the victim, and Briscoe was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Degree. CASE# 61144-17

                                                               Rahtaunya Rosha Briscoe


11/18/17- John Oscar Johnson, age 51, with no fixed address, was arrested on a Burglary and Theft Warrant by Dep. Muschette# 303.  CASE# 60973-17

John Oscar Johnson

11/18/17- Richard Alan Stone Sr., age 27, of Park Hall, was arrested on numerous warrants for Driving Under the Influence of CDS, Driving While Suspended, Theft, and Theft Scheme by Dep. Sidorowicz# 328.  CASE# 60986-17

Richard Alan Stone Sr.

11/18/17- Shenandoah Dornell Benton, age 41, of Ridge, was arrested on a warrant for Violation of Probation/Second Degree Assault by Dep. M. Beyer# 319.  CASE# 61023-17

                                                              Shenandoah Dornell Benton

11/19/17- Rebecca Rae Wedding, age 30, of Huntington, was arrested for Driving an Uninsured Motor Vehicle by Dep. J. Smith# 306.  CASE# 61028-17

Rebecca Rae Wedding



Sunday, December 3, 2017

6 p.m.

Bay District Volunteer Fire Department

46900 Shangri-La Drive, Lexington Park, MD


For More Information Please Contact:

Jodi Irwin, St. Mary’s Co Sheriff’s Office

301-475-4200, ext. *1963




Please join us for the 16th Silent Angel Memorial honoring the Silent Angels of St. Mary’s County whose lives were lost by the hands of another.


The Silent Angel Memorial was established to provide support and comfort to the survivors of homicide by gathering with others who understand their grief.  The memorial was founded by Eileen Bildman and dedicated to the memory of all Silent Angels.  With the loss of her son came this opportunity to give back to the community, as her son would have wanted.  This memorial brings families and friends together during the holiday season and helps various organizations in St. Mary’s County throughout the year.




ID Needed


The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the persons pictured.  On Monday, October 30, 2017, at approximately 8:37 P.M., the three men entered the Chick-fil-A Resturant located at 45150 First Colony Way, in California.  The oldest of the three, ordered food and attempted to pay with a $50 bill, and requested his change be given in certain denominations, several times, confusing the cashier.  At the end of the night, the cashier was short $50 dollars.  Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect and his companions is asked to contact DFC. Tirpak at (301) 475-4200 extension *8051 or by email at Sheena.Tirpak@stmarysmd.com.