St. Mary's County Police Report for August 29, 2004

Breaking and Entering Motor Vehicle

On 8/23/04 Deputy K. Moritz responded to a residence in Lexington Park, Maryland for the reported Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle. Investigation revealed unknown culprit(s) entered victim Darlene Dowsey's motor vehicle through a broken window and removed property belonging to the victim.

Warrant Arrest

On 8/23/04 Deputy K. Moritz located Walter C. Prentiss, age 24, Lexington Park, Maryland and arrested him on an outstanding warrant from Charles County, Maryland for Assault Second Degree. Mr. Prentiss was released into the custody of the Charles County Sheriff's Office.

Fourth Degree Burglary

On 8/27/04 at 2:04 A.M. Dfc. C. Earle observed a vehicle parked to the rear of the Midas Muffler Shop, Lexington Park, Maryland. Investigation by Dfc. Earle revealed the vehicle was occupied by Thomas O. Burch, age 40, Lexington Park, Maryland and Glen D. Hickman, age 31, Lexington Park, Maryland. Further investigation revealed the two subjects were in possession of burglar tools. Both subjects were arrested, charged with Fourth Degree Burglary, and incarcerated in the Detention Center pending an appearance before the District Court Commissioner. Mr. Hickman also had two outstanding warrants through the Calvert County Sheriff's Office.


On 8/28/04 Dfc. S. Clark responded to the reported Burglary in progress at Fairland Market, Hollywood, Maryland. Investigation revealed employees reporting for work observed two subjects inside the business. The subjects fled when the employees entered the store. The complainant advised nothing appeared to have be taken from the business. Further investigation revealed the subjects were in the process of attempting to break open a safe located in the business but had been unsuccessful. The investigation is continuing by the Bureau of Criminal Investigations.

Theft over $500

On 8/28/04 Dfc. S. Clark responded to the reported theft at a residence in Lexington Park, Maryland. Investigation by Dfc. Clark revealed unknown culprit(s) removed a washer and dryer from the victims porch while the victim was away from the residence. Loss is estimated at $600.00.

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