Thursday, January 31, 2019

On View Arrests/Warrants/DUIs/Criminal Citations



On View Arrests:

Drug Arrest-  On January 27, 2019, Dep. M. Beyer, made contact with Paul Edward Moore, age 36 with no fixed address, in the 21000 block of Great Mills Road, in Lexington Park.  Moore had an outstanding warrant for his arrest.  While being taken into custody Moore was found to have a suspected Suboxone strip, and a container with suspected Xanax pills on his person.  Moore was arrested and charged with CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana and served his outstanding arrest warrant.  CASE# 5375-19
Paul Edward Moore 

Assault-  On January 29, 2019, Cpl. Handy responded to the 48000 block of Freehold Drive in St. Mary's City for the reported assault involving a knife.  Investigation determined Ann Marie Owens, age 42 of St. Mary's City, was in a verbal argument with the victim when she grabbed a knife and was heading towards the victim in a menacing manner.  A second victim intervened and grabbed Owens by her wrist;  as a result the victim sustained minor injury from the blunt side of the knife to the victim's forearm, and to the top of the victim's hand from the tip of the knife. Owens was arrested and charged with two counts of Assault 2nd Degree and two counts of dangerous weapon.  CASE# 5967-19

Ann Marie Owens 

Violation of Protective Order-  On January 29, 2019, Cpl. Maloy responded to the 23300 block of Holly Hill Lane in California, for the reported violation of protective order.  Investigation determined Audra Mignon Deitz, age 42 of California, entered the residence and made contact with the victim, which was in violation of current court order preventing Deitz from being at the residence.  Deitz was arrested and charged with Violate Protective Order.  CASE# 5985-19
Audra Mignon Deitz

Warrants:

01/27/19-  Paul Edward Moore, age 36 with no fixed address, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for FTA/Theft, CDS Possession-Not Marijuana by Dep. M. Beyer# 319.  CASE# 5375-19
Paul Edward Moore 

01/27/19-  Jon Robert Hamilton, age 18 of Lexington Park, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Robbery by DFC. Molitor# 304.  CASE# 5402-19
Jon Robert Hamilton 

01/27/19-  Donny Lynn Dunbar Jr., age 45 of Franklin, Virginia, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Theft by Cpl. Kirkner# 133.  CASE# 5415-19
Donny Lynn Dunbar Jr. 

01/28/19-  Travis Nathaniel Nelson, age 34 of Lexington Park, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Escape 2nd Degree-Conditions of Release by Cpl. Kerby# 242.  CASE# 5568-19
Travis Nathaniel Nelson 

01/29/19-  Sheldon Lyvonne Curtis, age 37 of Lexington Park, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for FTA/Non Support by Dep. Fenwick# 338.  CASE# 5770-19
Sheldon Lyvonne Curtis 

1/29/19-  Gerald Gerome Keemer, age 52 of Lusby, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for FTA/Non Support by Dep. Hersh# 343.  CASE# 5929-19
Gerald Gerome Keemer 

01/29/19-  Marshall Howard Carr, age 55 of Lexington Park, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Assault 2nd Degree by Dep. Westphal# 337.  CASE# 5978-19
Marshall Howard Carr 

DUIs:

1/27/19-  Cpl. Pesante responded to the 22600 block of Colton Point Road in Bushwood, for the reported single vehicle accident.  Mark Christian Moulton, age 68 of Virginia, was identified as the vehicle operator and found to be under the influence of alcohol.  Moulton was charged with Driving Vehicle While Under the the Influence of Alcohol, Driving Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol Per Se, and Driving Vehicle While Impaired by Alcohol.  CASE# 5494-19 (No Photograph Available)

01/28/19-  Dep. Fenwick made contact with Brian Matthew Clark, age 49 of Charlotte Hall, after Clark was stopped for traffic infractions in the 27600 block of Three Notch Road in Mechanicsville. Clark was found to be under the influence of alcohol and charged with Driving Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol, Driving Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol Per Se, and Driving Vehicle While Impaired by Alcohol.  CASE# 5737-19
Brian Matthew Clark 





Criminal Citations:

1/23/19-  Natasha Maureen Kelly, age 32 of Lexington Park, was charged with Alcoholic Beverage/Open Container by Cpl. Beishline, via a Criminal Citation, after Kelly was observed with the open container in the 21600 block of Great Mills Road, in Lexington Park.  CASE# 4568-19
Natasha Maureen Kelly 

1/28/19-  Ashley Renee Merkle, age 29 of Lexington Park, was charged with Theft via a Criminal Citation by Dep. Budd, after Merkle stole a grill from the Target store located on First Colony Way, in California.  CASE# 5604-19
Ashley Renee Merkle 







Sobriety Checkpoint on Saturday, Feb. 2


The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of other agencies, will be conducting a roadside sobriety checkpoint during the evening of Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, on Route 4 in California. The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office will also be conducting a roadside sobriety checkpoint on Route 4 on the north side of the Gov. Thomas Johnson Bridge.

At Saturday’s checkpoint, law enforcement officers will evaluate drivers for signs of alcohol or drug impairment. Drivers will also be checked for other traffic infractions.

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office recognizes that roadside sobriety checkpoints are highly-visible and efficient tools used in efforts against impaired driving. Sheriff Tim Cameron asks that everyone drive safely and sober.   

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

On View Arrests/Warrants/DUI/Criminal Citation

On View Arrests:


Burglary-  On January 23, 2019, DFC. Davis J. Davis responded to the 21600 block of Susan Lane in Lexington Park, for a reported burglary to a vacant apartment.  Discovered in the apartment were Cornelius NMN Fenwick, age 41, and Samantha Lynn Rainer, age 26, both with no fixed address. Both Fenwick and Rainer had previously been served with notices not to trespass on the property.  Both were arrested and charged with Burglary 4th Degree and Trespassing.  Fenwick was also charged with Possession of Contraband at Place of Confinement after a baggie of suspected marijuana was located on Fenwick's person.  CASE# 4583-19
 
Cornelius NMN Fenwick      Samantha Lynn Rainer 


Disorderly Conduct/Resisting Arrest-  On January 24, 2019, DFC. J.  Davis responded to the 22100 block of Three Notch Road in Lexington Park, to assist with a request for a conservator.  Prior to arriving on scene Davis was advised the individual requesting the conservator, Theiron Darnell Bost, age 30 of Suitland, had numerous outstanding warrants. When taken into custody for the warrants, Bost began to yell at patrons of the business, and began creating a disturbance. Bost also attempted to pull away from officers at the time of his arrest.  Bost was served his outstanding warrants and also charged with Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Arrest.  CASE# 4844-19
Theiron Darnell Bost 

Assault-  On January 25, 2019, DFC. Holdsworth responded to the St. Mary's County Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Leonardtown, for two reported assaults.  Investigation determined Jesse Werner Abell, age 25 of Hollywood, assaulted the victim by pushing and shoving the victim, while the parties were at indoor recreation.  Later on the 25th, Benjamin Jamal Washington, age 18 of Hyattsville, used a food tray to strike the victim on the back of the head while the victim was eating.  Both Abell and Washington were charged with Assault.  CASE# 5104-5108-19

 
           Jesse Werner Abell             Benjamin Jamal Washington 


Assault-  On January 25, 2019, Cpl. Pesante responded to the 38700 block of Ted Circle in Avenue for the reported assault.  Investigation determined Joseph Leroy Perry, age 28 of Avenue, assaulted the victim by striking the victim with a cellphone charger, and choking the victim, causing visible injury.  Perry was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 5134-19
Joseph Leroy Perry 

Assault-  On January 26, 2019, Dep. Sidorowicz responded to the 40900 block of Merchant's Lane in Leonardtown for an active disturbance.  Upon arrival Scott Alan McKee, age 36 of Leonardtown,  was observed punching the victim several times in the face, causing injury to the victim.  McKee was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 5154-19
Scott Alan McKee 


Warrants:

01/23/19-  Victor John Lee Scottland, age 30 of Ridge, was served an indictment for Armed Robbery by Dep. Hersh# 343.  4511-19
Victor John Lee Scottland 

01/23/19-  Devonte Arnez Shubrooks, age 24 with no fixed address, was served an indictment for Attempted 1st Degree Murder by Dep. Hersh# 343.  CASE# 4509-19
Devonte Arnez Shubrooks 

01/23/19-  Marcus Darnell Courtney, age 27 of Great Mills, was served an indictment for Illegal Possession of Firearm by Dep. Hersh# 343.  CASE# 4510-19
Marcus Darnell Courtney 

01/23/19-  Vashti Elizabeth Lewis, age 26 of Severn, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Assault 2nd Degree by Dep. Fenwick# 338.  CASE# 4623-19
Vashti Elizabeth Lewis 

01/24/19-  Carson O'Neil Jones, age 43 of Lexington Park, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Driving While Suspended by Dep. Henry# 333. CASE# 4715-19
Carson O'Neil Jones 

01/24/19-  Theiron Darnell Bost, age 30 of Suitland, was arrested on outstanding warrants for Assault First and Second Degree, and Malicious Destruction of Property by DFC. J. Davis# 269.  Case# 4844-19
Theiron Darnell Bost 

01/24/19-  Nathaniel Darnell Young, age 30 of Great Mills, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for FTA/Traffic Offenses by Cpl. Steinbach# 268.  CASE# 4819-19
Nathaniel Darnell Young 

DUI:

01/27/19-  Corporal White responded to the 22100 block of Three Notch Road in Lexington Park, for a reported vehicle accident. Investigation determined Kimberly Lauren Alston, age 23 of Lusby, was operating the vehicle under the influence of alcohol. Alston was charged with Driving Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol, Driving Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol Per Se, and Driving Vehicle While Impaired by Alcohol. CASE# 5336-19 (No Photograph Available)



Criminal Citation:

01/24/19-  Savannah Jean Carroll, age 19 of Lusby, was charged with Theft via a Criminal Citation by Cpl. Beishline, after Carroll attempted to steal various items from the Target store located in California, Maryland.  CASE# 4795-19 (No Photograph Available)


Wanted for Second-Degree Escape

Update: The suspect has been located and incarcerated. 

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating an escapee.

Robin Anne Laabs of Lexington Park, MD
Age 47
5’ tall, weight 115 pounds
Anyone with information about Laabs’ whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Cpl. Melissa Hulse at 301-475-4200, ext. *1996 or email melissa.hulse@stmarysmd.com


Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Employers asked to Beware of Payroll Scam

Employers in St. Mary’s County are asked to be aware of a recent payroll scam affecting employees.

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is investigating recent cases where employees’ personal email accounts were spoofed by one or more scammers, requesting that an employee’s direct deposit account number be changed to a different account number.

In some of the instances, the new account number was based at a financial institution outside of Maryland.

Local employers are encouraged to double-check with their employees to verify any requests to change direct deposit accounts, and not to verify the request through email, which may be spoofed.

If you have been the victim of fraud in St. Mary’s County, call the Sheriff’s Office at 301-475-8008 or use the online reporting tool at https://www.firstsheriff.com/CitizenReport/

Wanted for Escape- Michael Norfolk

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Michael Ryan Norfolk, age 30 from Lexington Park.  Norfolk has an active warrant for his arrest for Escape Second Degree for failing to report to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center, to serve his sentence as court ordered. Norfolk was originally sentenced for the charge of Burglary Fourth Degree. Norfolk is 6’2” in height, and weighs 222 pounds; he has brown eyes and black hair.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Michael Norfolk is asked to contact Detective Trevor Teague at (301) 475-4200 extension *8128 or by email at Trevor.Teague@stmarysmd.com. Citizens may remain anonymous and contact Crime Solvers at (301) 475-3333, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus their message to “CRIMES” (274637). Through the Crime Solvers Program tipsters are eligible for an award of up to $1,000 for information about a crime in St. Mary’s County that leads to an arrest or indictment.

For official news and information, follow the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office on Twitter @firstsheriff. 
                                     

Michael Ryan Norfolk 
           

Peeping Tom Arrest


On January 26, 2019, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Walmart store located on Miramar Way in California, Maryland for the reported assault.  Investigation determined the 19-year-old victim was inside the men’s restroom, when he observed a cellphone being held over the bathroom stall, pointed in his direction.  The victim confronted the suspect, later identified as Aloysius Marcus Albritton, age 39 of Virginia Beach, Virginia.  Albritton fled the restroom; the victim pursued Albritton and attempted to detain him for law enforcement.  Albritton assaulted the victim, and fled the store on foot, but was quickly apprehended by responding deputies.  Albritton provided deputies with false names and information in attempt to conceal his identity. Ultimately, Albritton was identified and arrested; Albritton was charged with the following crimes:

Private Place- Prurient Intent
Peeping Tom
Fraud-Personal Identity-Avoid Prosecution
Assault Second Degree

Albritton is currently incarcerated at the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center on a no bond status.

For official news and information, follow the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office on Twitter @firstsheriff. 
                                                
                     


Aloysius Marcus Albritton 

Traffic Tip Tuesdays: Earbuds/Headphones Prohibited While Driving

Traffic Tip Tuesdays

In an effort to promote awareness of state traffic laws, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office posts excerpts of the 2018-2019 edition of The Maryland Vehicle Law Annotated on Tuesdays.

Adhering to the law will make roadways in St. Mary’s County and in Maryland safer for drivers, passengers, bicyclists, horse-and-buggy operators and pedestrians.

#TrafficTipTuesdays

Earphones, headphones:

Sec. 21-1120 “A person may not drive a motor vehicle on any highway or on any private property that is used by the public in general in this State while the person is wearing over or in both ears earplugs … over or in both ears a headset … over or in both ears earphones attached to a radio, tape player or other audio device.” Exceptions include safety earplugs, hearing aids and headsets used for communicating with other emergency personnel.

Drivers wearing headphones or earphones face a $60 ticket and one point assessed on a license or a $100 ticket and three points if contributing to an accident.


Monday, January 28, 2019

Narcotics Arrest in Lexington Park


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

In January of 2019, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Division began an investigation on DeAndre Terille Taylor, (aka “DT”) age 29 of Bushwood, for the distribution of controlled dangerous substances. During the course of the investigation, a Search and Seizure Warrant was obtained for an apartment in Lexington Park.

On January 25, 2019, members of the Vice Narcotics Division, along with Sheriff’s Office Emergency Services Team, Vice Narcotics Support Team, and Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit, executed the Search and Seizure Warrant. Taylor was located at the apartment and found to be in possession of suspected heroin, crack cocaine, Buprenorphine, Naloxone (Suboxone), and a digital scale.

Taylor was arrested and charged with CDS Possession-Not Marijuana and incarcerated at the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center on a no bond status.

Additional charges are pending review with States Attorney Richard D. Fritz.

DeAndre Terille Taylor 





Friday, January 25, 2019

On View Arrests/Criminal Citations/Warrants

On View Arrests:

Trespassing-  On January 21, 2019, Dep. Shelko responded to the 30100 block of Three Notch Road in Charlotte Hall, for the reported trespassing.  Investigation determined Donald Earl Walker, age 31 with no fixed address, entered the business and began yelling and threatening an employee.  Walker had previously been served a notice not to trespass at the business.  Walker was arrested and charged with Trespass-Private Property.  CASE# 4014-19
Donald Earl Walker 

Assault-  On January 21, 2019, DFC. McClure responded to the 2500 block of Aspen Way in Lexington Park for the reported disturbance.  Investigation determined Cala Joella Murray, age 22 of Lexington Park, assaulted the victim by striking the victim and biting the victim while the two were arguing.  Visible injury was observed to the victim and Murray was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 4160-19
Cala Joella Murray

Criminal Citations:

Theft-  On January 21, 2019, Dep. Forinash responded to the 45000 block of Miramar Way in California for a reported theft.  Investigation determined Elaina Rae Ann Osborn, age 33, and Edwin Lee Ellis, age 49, both of Lexington Park, attempted to leave the Walmart store with items that had not been purchased.  Osborn and Ellis were charged via Criminal Citations with Theft.  CASE# 4126-19 (No Photographs Available)

Warrants:

01/20/19-  Dwight Kyle Rodgers, age 28 of Chaptico, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Violation of Probation/Driving While Intoxicated by Dep. Hersh# 343.  CASE# 3927-19
Dwight Kyle Rodgers

01/20/19-  Christopher Scott Lacey, age 33 of Lexington Park, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Violation of Probation/Assault 2nd Degree by Dep. Edwards# 335.  CASE# 3951-19
Christopher Scott Lacey

01/20/19-  Ebony Mone' Jones, age 23 with no fixed address, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for FTA/CDS: Possess-Not Marijuana by Cpl. Worrey# 152.  CASE# 3979-19
Ebony Mone' Jones

01/20/19-  Marc Ryan Gill, age 38 of Ridge, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for three counts of Theft by Dep. Ball# 315.  CASE# 64625-18
Marc Ryan Gill 

01/21/19-  Patrick Neal Boothe, age 32 of Drayden, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for FTA/Theft by Dep. Payne# 320.  CASE# 4084-19
Patrick Neal Boothe 

01/21/19-  Robert Jacob Eberle Jr., age 30 of Lexington Park, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Burglary 1st Degree by Dep. Payne# 320.  CASE# 4085-19
Robert Jacob Eberle Jr. 

01/22/19- James Daniel Seifert, age 26 of Lexington Park, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Burglary 1st Degree by Dep. T. Snyder# 342.  CASE# 4376-19
James Daniel Seifert 

01/22/19-  Christina Marie Johnson, age 35 of Leonardtown, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Violation of Probation/Forgery/Private Documents/Possess by Dep. T. Snyder# 342.  CASE# 4365-19
Christina Marie Johnson 


Criminal Summons Served/Juvenile Arrests


Criminal Summons Served:

01/09/19-  Charles Anthony Clinton, age 64 of Lexington Park, was charged with Peace Order-Fail to Comply by Cpl. Handy# 132.  CASE# 313-19

01/09/19-  Willard Douglas Bright, age 44 of Leonardtown, was charged with Violate Protective Order/Assault 2nd Degree by Cpl. Kerby# 242.  CASE# 473-19

01/11/19-  Mark Allen Nalborczyk, age 30 of Waldorf, was charged with Burglary 4th Degree, Assault 2nd Degree, and Theft by Cpl. Hartzell# 97.  CASE# 59962-18

01/11/19-  Jessica Ann Bonacici, age 33 of Hagerstown, was charged with CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana by Cpl. Hartzell# 97.  CASE# 54983-17

01/12/19-  Brittany Nicole Lambeck, age 29 of Lexington Park, was charged with Assault 2nd Degree by DFC. Muschette# 303.  CASE# 1075-19

01/14/19-  Danija Iesha Reeves, age 20 of Lexington Park, was charged with Assault 2nd Degree by Dep. Budd# 325.  CASE# 67694-18

01/14/19-  Troy David Yates, age 53 of St. Inigoes, was charged with Assault 2nd Degree by Cpl. Worrey# 152.  CASE# 70411-18

01/16/19-  Destinee Michelle Lape, age 22 of Lexington Park, was charged with Theft by Dep. Edwards# 335.  CASE# 65070-19

01/17/19-  Robert Craig Mack, age 54 of Leonardtown, was charged with two counts of Violation of Protective Order by Cpl. Pesante# 153.  CASE# 2864-19

01/18/19-  Martin Durrell Yates, age 30 of Great Mills, was charged with Theft by Cpl. Handy# 132.  CASE# 68603-18

01/18/19-  James Virgial Carter, age 57 of Lexington Park, was charged with Theft by Cpl. Kerby# 242.  CASE# 41446-18

01/18/19-  Bonnie Carol Cryer, age 51 of Hollywood, was charged with Burglary 4th Degree by Cpl. Foor# 235.  CASE# 68167-18

01/19/19-  Kristie Sue Ellen Degenhardt, age 37 of Lexington Park, was charged with Assault 2nd Degree by Cpl. Pontorno# 257.  CASE# 50257-18

01/21/19-  Patrick Wayne Brooks, age 31 of Mechanicsville, was charged with Theft, and Burglary 2nd Degree by Dep. Payne# 320.  CASE# 2700-19


Juvenile Arrests:

01/16/19-  Female age 13, from Lexington Park,  was arrested for three counts of Assault 2nd Degree, Disruption of School Activities, and Affray by Cpl. Nelson# 202.  CASE# 3035-19

01/16/19-  Female age 14, from Lexington Park,  was arrested for three counts of Assault 2nd Degree, Disruption of School Activities, and Affray by Cpl. Nelson# 202.  CASE# 3035-19

01/17/19-  Female age 13, from Lexington Park, was arrested for three counts of Assault 2nd Degree, Disruption of School Activities, and Affray by Cpl. Nelson# 202.  CASE# 3035-19

01/17/19-  Male age 14, from Lexington Park, was arrested for Dangerous Weapon on School Property and Malicious Destruction of Property by Cpl. Nelson# 202.  CASE# 3310-19

01/19/19-  Male age 13, from Lexington Park, was arrested for Assault 2nd Degree by Cpl. Worrey# 152.  CASE# 3769-19

01/19/19-  Male age 14, from Lexington Park, was arrested for Assault 2nd Degree by Cpl. Ruest# 204.  CASE# 3862-19

01/21/19-  Male age 13, from Mechanicsville, was arrested for Assault 2nd Degree by Cpl. Hartzell# 97.  CASE# 4127-19

01/21/19-  Male age 17, from California, was arrested for Assault 2nd Degree and Disruption of School Activities by DFC. Gaskill# 274.  CASE# 2014-19




Thursday, January 24, 2019

Narcotics Arrest



In April of 2018, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Division began an investigation into Charles Kevin Niles,’ age 46 of Lexington Park, involvement in the distribution of controlled dangerous substances. As a result of the investigation, a search and seizure warrant was obtained for Niles’ person and vehicle.

On January 23, 2019, members of the Narcotics Division observed Niles operating his vehicle in a parking lot of a business located in California, Maryland. The search and seizure warrant was executed with the assistance of patrol deputies on Niles and the vehicle he was operating.  The search warrant yielded suspected cocaine, (having an approximate street value of $13,800), suspected marijuana, suspected Oxycodone pills, THC Vape, a scale, various unidentified pills, and U.S. currency. Niles was arrested without incident and charged with the following:

CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana
CDS: Possession-Marijuana 10 GM+
CDS: Possession-W/I to Distribute CDS
CDS: Possession-Paraphernalia

Niles is currently incarcerated at the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center on a no bond status.

Additional charges are pending further review with States Attorney Richard D. Fritz.

Charles Kevin Niles




Sheriff's Office Assists in Homeless Count

Corrections officers and deputies of the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office participated in the annual Point in Time homeless count on Wednesday evening along with volunteers and other local officials.
Federal, state and local governments need to know the number of homeless people living in local communities to provide the necessary services.
The count "is a really important thing for us," Lanny Lancaster, Executive Director of the Three Oaks Center in Lexington Park, told volunteers during a briefing before the count. "This count gives us a snapshot of the problem in our county."
Volunteers and officials fanned out to every election district in St. Mary's County to make the count.




Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Weapon Arrest in Great Mills


On January 22, 2019, at approximately 9:18 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office were in the 45500 block of Coronado Drive in Great Mills, actively searching for a burglary suspect. Corporal Brandon Foor observed a vehicle with a passenger that resembled the individual being sought.  Cpl. Foor made contact with the passenger later determined to be Davian Marquess Curtis, age 20 of Lexington Park. Curtis was found to have a loaded handgun in his jacket pocket, and a quantity of marijuana was discovered on Curtis’ person.  Also recovered from Curtis’ jacket was a digital scale and U.S. currency.  A check of the handgun’s serial number revealed it to have been reported stolen in North Carolina.  Ultimately, Curtis was deemed not to be the suspect initially sought, however Curtis was arrested and charged with the following:

CDS: Possession W/Intent to Distribute
CDS: Possession- Paraphernalia
CDS: Possession- Marijuana 10 Gram+
Regulated Firearm: Stolen/Sell
Handgun in Vehicle
Loaded Handgun in Vehicle
Possession of Firearm/Minor-Under 21
Handgun on Person
Loaded Handgun on Person
Firearm Use/Felony-Violent Crime

Curtis is currently incarcerated at the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center on a no bond status. 

For official news and information, follow the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office on Twitter @firstsheriff. 


Davian Marquess Curtis 

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

On View Arrests/Warrants/DUI/Criminal Citation

On View Arrests:

Assault-  On January 17, 2019, Cpl. Foor responded to the 16700 block of Three Notch Road in Ridge, for the reported assault.  Investigation determined Kevin Anthony Murphy Jr., age 30 of Ridge, assaulted the victim.  Murphy and the victim were arguing when Murphy grabbed the victim and threw the victim onto the floor.  Visible injury was observed to the victim and Murphy was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 3439-19
Kevin Anthony Murphy Jr. 

Counterfeit Currency-  On January 17, 2019, Cpl. Pesante responded to the St. Mary's County Detention and Rehabilitation Center located in Leonardtown, for the report of found counterfeit currency.  Investigation determined Osie Mae Shade, age 59 of Ridge, was arrested on an outstanding warrant.  Once at the detention center her belongings were inventoried and it was discovered Shade had a counterfeit $100 bill in her property.  Shade was charged with Possession of Forged Currency.  CASE# 3433-19
Osie Mae Shade 

Violation of Protective Order-  On January 18, 2019, Cpl. Ruest served a protective order in the 22500 block of Wainwright Court in California.  The respondent of the order was Phillip Edward Meagher III, age 47 of California.  After being read the order and the stipulations, such as no contact of any kind, Meagher began yelling at the victim.  Meagher was arrested and charged with Violate Protective Order.  CASE# 3633-19
Phillip Edward Meagher III

Assault-  On January 19, 2019, Cpl. Stone responded to the 21300 block of South Essex Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported disturbance.  Upon arrival Tyrell Marquice Birdine, age 18, was on top of the victim, actively assaulting the victim.  Deputies removed Birdine from the victim, at which time Birdine attempted to flee.  Birdine was advised he was under arrest; he continued to resist and try to run.  Once Birdine was placed into handcuffs, he attempted to once again flee from deputies.  Birdine began causing a further disturbance by yelling, and causing a crowd to gather. Birdine was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Degree, Resist/Interfere with Arrest, and Disorderly Conduct.  CASE# 3658-19
Tyrell Marquice Birdine

Assault-  On January 19, 2019, Cpl. Kerby made contact with the victim in the 23900 block of Old Chaptico Wharf Lane in Chaptico, reference an assault.  Investigation determined David Grant Jones, age 40 of Chaptico, assaulted the victim during an argument by pushing the victim into a wall, causing injury to the victim's head.  Jones continued the argument, and continued to grab the victim and the victim's clothes.  A witness intervened and attempted to get Jones off the victim.  During the struggle Jones ultimately went through a glass door.  Jones was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 3739-19
David Grant Jones 

Assault-  On January 19, 2019, Dep. Hersh responded to the St. Mary's County Detention and Rehabilitation Center for the reported assault.  Investigation determined Jahmek Iszaha Wright-Anthony, age 21 of New Jersey, assaulted the victim during in-door recreation by punching the victim several times in the face/head.  Wright-Anthony was charged with Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 3777-19
Jahmek Iszaha Wright-Anthony 

Burglary-  On January 20, 2019, DFC. Lawrence responded to the Mechanicsville Elementary School located on Three Notch Road in Mechanicsville for the reported burglar alarm.  While searching the exterior of the school, a male was observed through a window asleep on a table in a classroom.  The individual was later identified as John Andrew Pankake, age 37 of  Mechanicsville.  While checking the school, numerous computer screens and other supplies had been destroyed and a case of ice cream sandwiches from the cafeteria consumed.  Pankake was charged with Burglary 2nd & 4th Degree, Theft, and Malicious Destruction of Property.  CASE# 3915-19
John Andrew Pankake 

Warrants:

1/17/19-  Brandon Ryan Harris, age 20 of Mechanicsville, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for FTA/ CDS: Possession of Marijuanan 10 GM+ by Cpl. Kirkner# 133.  CASE# 3258-19
Brandon Ryan Harris 

1/17/19-  Wayne Darnell Somerville Jr., age 31 of Mechanicsville, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Burglary, Rogue and Vagabond, Malicious Destruction of Property and Theft Scheme by DFC. Molitor# 304.  CASE# 3338-19
Wayne Darnell Somerville 

1/17/19-  Charles Nathaniel Taylor, age 65 of Leonardtown, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for FTA/Driving While Suspended by Cpl. Flerlage# 241.  CASE# 3375-19 (No Photograph Available)

1/17/19-  Osie Mae Shade, age 59 of Ridge, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for FTA/Trespass-Private Property by Cpl. Pesante# 153.  CASE# 3419-19
Osie Mae Shade 

1/19/19-  Garrett Edward Alston Jr., age 26 of Lusby, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Theft Scheme, Theft, and Embezle/Misappropriate by Dep. Henry# 333.  CASE# 63883-18
Garrett Edward Alston Jr. 

DUI:

1/18/19-  Kelly Jeanne Manly, age 24 of Lexington Park, was charged with Driving Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol, Driving Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol Per Se, and Driving While Impaired after contact was made with Manly for a traffic violation in the 18300 block of Three Notch Road, in Park Hall. Manly was charged by DFC. Holdsworth# 305.  CASE# 3441-19
Kelly Jeanne Manly 

Criminal Citation:

1/18/19-  Jerome NMN Daniels, age 40 with no fixed address, was charged with Trespass-Private Property via a Criminal Citation by Cpl. Beishline, after Daniels was observed on the property of Millison Plaza in Lexington Park.  Daniels was previously served a notice not to trespass on the property.  CASE# 3557-19
Jerome NMN Daniels