St. Mary's County Police Report for July 26, 2004

On 07/26/04 DFC Stephen Myers arrested Emmanuel Jones of Lusby Maryland on an outstanding warrant. The warrant was a Bench Warrant for Violation of Probation on a CDS Charge.

On 07/26/04 DFC Stephen Myers responded to Indian Way for a reported Property Destruction. Victim Ryan Swales reported between 07/25/04 2000 hours to 07/26/04 0850 hours unknown persons used a sharp object to scratch his vehicle, a 2000 Mitsubishi Galant. The damage is estimated at $1000.00.

On 07/24/04 SDFC Diane Thompson responded to WaWa Charlotte Hall for a reported theft. It was reported a white male went to the WAWA and obtained gasoline without paying for same. The vehicle is described as a 1985 Cadillac bearing Maryland tag LZC-465. The passenger of the vehicle had gone inside the T/A and reached behind the counter and stole a carton of cigarettes. When confronted by a store employee he threw the cigarettes to the employee and fled in the above described vehicle.

On 07/26/04 DFC Patrick Handy, Deputy Harold Young, and DFC Stephen Myers responded to Canopy Liquors for a reported theft. Upon arrival it was discovered that suspect James Brian Byrnes had stolen 2 bottles of beer from the establishment and fled. He was apprehended by the store owner. During the apprehension Byrnes attempted to strike Richard Dillow with a bottle. He was transported to St. Mary's Hospital for possible injuries. While being treated Byrnes attempted to bite DFC Handy. Byrnes was subsequently charged with Theft, 2 counts of Assault. A wanted check revealed that Byrnes was wanted out of Prince Georg's County for First Degree Assault.

On 07/26/04 Deputy Eva Snyder served Criminal Summonses on William Dennis Fowler and Amanda Lynn Cantrell of Lexington Park. Deputy Snyder conducted an investigation into Credit Card Fraud and Theft over $500.00 at Dyson's Lumber. The investigation revealed William Fowler, Amanda Cantrell assisted another person using a stolen credit card number and obtained a Coleman Generator. Fowler was charged with Felony Theft over $500.00 and use of a Credit Card. Cantrell was charged with Theft over $500.00.

On 07/26/04 Deputy Eva Snyder responded to Shangri La Drive for a reported Assault. The Victim Shirley Grice reported she was assaulted by Michael Tyrone Gray of Lexington Park. Deputy Snyder located Mike Gray and charged him with Assault 2nd degree.

On July 26, 2004 at approximately 0400 hours Deputy Michael R. Worrey was on patrol in the Lexington Park area when he observed a suspicious person in the front area of Raley's Furniture. As Deputy Worrey slowed to try to identify the suspect, the male spit on Deputy Worrey's marked Police unit. Deputy Worrey stop and exited his vehicle where the intoxicated Suspect, identified as Michael McNeil, began to act aggressive. Additional Sheriff's Office Deputies responded and attempted to place the Suspect into custody. The Suspect resisted and after a brief struggle, was placed into custody and charged with Property Destruction and Resisting Arrest. He is incarcerated pending a hearing before the District Court Commissioner.

Sheriff's Office Deputy Sgt. Daniel D. Alioto conducted a traffic stop on Route 249 in the area of Route 244 for speeding. Upon contacting the operator, Michelle Marie Frankenberg, and detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from her breath. Suspect Frankenberg displayed other outward signs of intoxication and failed all of the roadside test. As the Suspect was being arrested she resisted and a struggle ensued. Suspect Frankenberg was placed into custody and a search incident to that arrested revealed a quantity of marijuana and a smoking device on her person. Suspect Frankenberg was transported to the Detention Center and charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Driving Under the Influence and Drugs and Alcohol, Speeding, the Controlled Dangerous Substance Violations and Resisting Arrest. She remained in the Detention Center pending a hearing before the District Court Commissioner.

Dfc. W. Daniel Ray conducted a traffic stop on Great Mills Road in the area of Chancellor's Run Road on a vehicle for failing to stop for a stop sign. The operator was identified as Frederick Lamont Davis. A check of the Suspect's driving history revealed that he currently had four (4) Suspensions and twenty four (24) Failure to Appears. He was arrested and transported to the Detention Center for a bail review.

Deputy Michael R. Worrey located Suspect Vincent Cornelius Gordon and served an outstanding warrant on him. The warrant was in relation to an investigation conducted by Detective First Class William E. Raddatz. The Suspect was charged on the warrant with Burglary First Degree and Theft Under $500.00. Suspect Gordon was found to have entered a residence and stole numerous items belonging to the Victim. Several of those items were recovered by Detective Raddatz.

Sheriff's Office Deputy Milton Pesante located Suspect Joseph Mark Lyon at his Mechanicsville home and placed him under arrest for an outstanding warrant through the Circuit Court of Montgomery County Maryland. The warrant was for Contempt of Court and the Suspect is currently incarcerated in the St. Mary's County Detention Center.

Sheriff's Office Deputies responded to a California residence for the 911 call for a domestic assault in progress. Upon arrival Deputies located a female in the rear bedroom and found that she was bleeding heavily from the face. The Victim was holding an infant when she was struck in the face by her boyfriend. Both were covered in blood. The Suspect, Paul Edward Moore, was located in the living room area and was placed into custody without incident. The Victim was transported to St. Mary's Hospital for treatment of her injuries. Suspect Moore was arrested and charged with Second Degree Assault.

Sheriff's Office Deputy Angela Muller observed a vehicle on the roadside and stooped to see if assistance was needed. Deputy Muller activated her emergency equipment and the vehicle pulled off before stopping again. Deputy Muller made contact with the operator, Cornelius Leroy Chase, and detected an odor of an alcoholic beverage. Suspect Chase failed the roadside tests and was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated and is awaiting a bond review before the District Court Commissioner.

On 07/23/04 Deputy Eva Snyder responded to the WaWa Store under construction at the intersection of Rt. 235 and Rt. 4. It was reported that sometime during the night of 07/22-23/04 between 1700-0545 unknown persons attempted to break into a storage building at the construction site. The building is owned by Mid Atlantic Construction Group. It was also reported during the same time period equipment at the construction site owned by Hopkins and Wayson Inc was damaged in an attempt to move the equipment.

On 07/23/04 DFC Stephen E. Myers responded to a theft in Lexington Park. The victim Jennifer Kravats reported that her engagement ring was stolen. It was valued at $4200.00.

On 07/24/04 Deputy Jay Kirkner served a criminal summons of William Paul Heern. It was reported by victim Susan Heern the suspect assaulted her and their son during a domestic argument. William Paul Heern was charged with 2 counts of Assault 2nd degree.

On 07/24/04 Deputy Jay Kirkner responded to Charlotte Hall for a reported Robbery. The victim Matthew Nekuza reported he was walking home when he was approached by 4 males in a black Ford Escort. One of the passengers exited the vehicle struck him and the took money from his pocket. Investigation is continuing.

On 07/24/04 DFC Robert Russell responded to a residence in Lexington Park. DFC Russell was advised by victim Jessica Newman she was assaulted by Edward Eugene Guffey of Lexington Park following a domestic argument. Edward Guffey was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd degree.

On 07/24/04 at approximately 0300 hours Deputy Robert Steward and DFC David Yingling responded to the area of Hunting Meadows in response to a lookout for a suspect wanted in a Domestic Assault. It was reported by Trooper Matthew Davis that a domestic assault had occurred and the suspect Michael Deangelo Davis of Callaway was the suspect. Deputy Steward and DFC Yingling located the suspect in Hunting Quarters. As they approached him DFC Yingling observed him throw something. A search revealed the suspect had thrown a handgun which was recovered along with a magazine and ammunition. He was arrested and charged with Carrying a Handgun. Trooper Davis also charged Michael Davis with Assault 2nd degree.

On 07/24/04 DFC Harold D. Young responded to Liberty Street for a disturbance. Upon arrival he determined that Paula Ann Phillips was assaulted by Ralph Ignatius Thomas. Victim Phillips advised that Suspect Thomas had picked her up and threw to the ground causing a bloody nose. Thomas was charged with 2nd Degree Assault.

On 07/25/04 DFC Stephen E. Myers served a warrant on Richard M. Butler of Lexington Park. The Warrant was for Failure to Appear in District Court for Possession of CDS:Marijuana.

On 07/24/04 DFC Patrick Handy and DFC Stephen Myers responded to the Target Store, First Colony for a reported shoplifters in custody. As they were responding the Target Store advised the male suspect had fled. They attempted to locate him with negative results. The female Angela M. Lemon of Hollywood was arrested and charged with Felony Theft over $500.00. DFC Handy's investigation reveled the following. The suspects entered the store and obtained a shopping cart, then went to the electronics area where they removed a DVD player and numerous (19) DVDs and DVD video games from the shelves. The suspects then went to the clothing area and removed clothes from the racks and placed them on top of the electronics. The suspects then left the store and were apprehended. the male fled the area. Charges are pending against him. DFC Handy's investigation revealed this method of operation has been used by the suspects on several other occasions to steal merchandise from Target and other locations.

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