On 10-01-04 Deputies responded to a report of an Assault in the Lexington Park area. DFC William D. Ray contacted the Victim who advised the Suspect, his juvenile son, would not stop playing his video game at the instruction of his father. The victim unplugged the game causing the juvenile Suspect to become enraged and yelling at his father. The juvenile Suspect began hitting his father, the Victim, with both closed fists in his back. The juvenile Suspect was arrested and is currently awaiting an intake hearing by the Juvenile Justice Department.
Dfc. David M. Yingling located and served Douglas Eugene Cantrell (age 41 of California) for trespassing on a Criminal Summons. Suspect Cantrell was noticed to remain off the property of Elli Cantrell of Hollywood and failed to do so. Suspect Douglas Cantrell was charged and is released pending a Preliminary Hearing in the District Court.
Dfc. Harold D. Young located and served Suspect Donald Lee Carter (52 years old of Lexington Park) with a Criminal Summons for Assault Second Degree. The Summons alleged that the Suspect was involved in a verbal dispute with the Victim, Lewis Edward Blackistone, when the Suspect struck the Victim in the head causing him to fall out of a chair. The Suspect is released pending a Preliminary Hearing in the District Court.
Sheriff's Office Deputy Harold D. Young charged Suspect Karen Junkin (34 years old of Lexington Park) on a Criminal Summons with theft over $500.00. Suspect Junkin is alleged to have stolen money from her employer, Lowes Cineplex over the course of the last year. The Suspect used her manager position to steal an estimated $3,600.00. A Second Suspect, Eley Downes was also charged and released for stealing approximately $1,200.00 over the last three (3) months. Both Suspects were charged and released pending preliminary Hearings before the District Court.
Deputy Michael R. Worrey observed five juveniles in the area of FDR blvd and as he passed them he detected an odor of burnt marijuana. He stopped and approached them on foot when a 16 year old male placed a quantity of marijuana into his mouth. A portion of the marijuana was recovered from the juvenile Suspect's mouth and he was arrested. The Suspect is on probation, however was released to his parent to await a juvenile hearing.
Deputy Robert A. Russell located and served a Circuit Court Criminal Summons on Suspect Luzviminda Deluna Vanmeter. The Summons ordered the Suspect to the Circuit Court to answer the charge of Assault Second Degree.
Dfc. Earl W. Young served Suspect Katie L. Markel with a criminal summons which alleged that she caused property destruction to a motor vehicle by keying same. The Suspect was released pending a Preliminary Hearing in the District Court.
Dfc. David M. Yingling located Suspects Karen Marie Sariego and Kiall Christopher Caudle and charged both with bad check violations. Suspect Sariego passed a worthless check to McKay's Food Store in the amount of $66.54 and Suspect Caudle's check was also to McKay's in the amount of $17.69. Both were released pending a Preliminary Hearing before the District Court.
Sheriff's Office Deputy David M. Yingling charged Patricia Lynn Jones of California with failure to comply with a Court Order (Peace Order). She was charged and released pending a Preliminary Hearing through the District Court.
Dfc. David M. Yingling charged Joseph Norman Satterthwaite of Piney Point with Property Destruction via a Criminal Summons. Dfc. Yingling found that Suspect Satterthwaite had utilized a ladder and climbed to the top of a light pole owned by Richard Cleveland and painted the light cover with spray paint. The value of the light is $450.00.
Sheriff's Office Deputy Michael R. Worrey responded to the area of Great Mills Road and located Suspect Joseph Alloysis Young and he was in the presence of Peggy Shelton. Suspect Young was order by a District Court Judge to remain away from Shelton. Suspect Young (49 of no fixed address) was arrested and transported to the Detention Center. Less than 24 hours later Sgt. Daniel D. Alioto responded to a Lexington Park shopping center for the reported loitering complaint. Upon arrival it was discovered that the intoxicated Suspect Young was again with Mrs. Shelton and they were arguing.Dfc. John W. Cusic arrested Suspect Young and he was transported to the Detention Center to await a bond review before the District Court Commissioner.
Sheriff's Office Deputy Sgt. Daniel D. Alioto was on patrol when he observed Suspect Hope Gover Beggs operating a motor vehicle on Great Mills Road. A warrant check revealed that Suspect Beggs was in fact wanted. A traffic stop was conducted and the Suspect was placed into custody. A search incident to arrest revealed a medical inhaler on her person that had been converted into a crack cocaine smoking device. She was transported to the Detention Center where the warrant was served (FTA with a $100.00 preset bond) and the additional charges levied.
Sheriff's Office Deputy Sgt. Daniel D. Alioto was in an off duty status when he responded to a 911 call of a fight in progress at the Great Mills WaWa. Upon arrival there were more than 100 persons in the parking lot and there were two juvenile Suspects actively engaged in a physical altercation repeatedly striking each other. Sgt. Alioto approached the two and was able to get both Suspects to the ground and called for additional units. The Officer was confronted by the large crowd who demanded the Suspects be released. Sgt. Alioto was aggressively confronted by Suspect Martiz Deval Summerville who was repeatedly ordered to retreat and failed to do so. The emergency tone (Signal 13) was dispatched for Officer in need of immediate assistance. On and off duty Officers from the Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police responded as the crowd, including Suspect Summerville and another Suspect Jeremy David Berry, aggressively approached and threatened the lone Officer. Responding Officers observed Suspects Summerville and Berry standing over the Officer and the two original Suspects Sgt. Alioto was trying to maintain custody of. Suspect Berry was placed into custody for disorderly conduct and hindering. A search incident to arrest revealed a quantity of marijuana and several ecstasy pills. Suspect Summerville, who was intoxicated, resisted arrest of several Officers and less lethal force was utilized to get him into custody as he physically assaulted Officers. The large crowd was dispersed without further incident with the assistance of two (2) Sheriff's Office K-9's and the Officers that had responded. The charges filed were as follows.
- Jeremy David Berry 18 years of age from Great Mills--Hindering, Disorderly Conduct, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Ecstasy.
- Martiz Deval Summerville 28 years of age of Lexington Park-Hindering, Disorderly and Resisting Arrest.
- Juvenile Male 17 years of age of Morganza-Disorderly Conduct and Assault Second Degree.
- Juvenile Male 16 years of age of Great Mills-Disorderly Conduct and Assault Second Degree.
October 2, 2004 at approximately 0120 hours Dfc. Christopher Morley was on patrol in the lot of Sheetz on Old Great Mills Rd, Great Mills, MD. There was a large crowd and when police arrived they started to leave the business. Eric Eugene Butler walked toward Dfc. Morley as he stood at the front door of Sheetz. Eric Butler was told to wait outside by security at the business due to the numbers of persons already in the store. Eric Butler began to yell profanities, not wanting to wait. He was advised to stop and continued to use profanity. Eric Eugene Butler was arrested for Disorderly Conduct. He was taken to the St. Mary's County Detention Center where he awaits arraignment before a District Court Commissioner.
October 2, 2004 at approximately 0330 hours Dfc. Elizabeth Trossbach responded to a Mechanicsville MD residence for a Threat of Arson. Dfc. Trossbach's investigation revealed that a Rickey Andrew Zalovick age 41, also of Mechanicsville, MD threatened to burn the residence. He was arrested and charged with Arson/G\Threat. He was taken to the St. Mary's County Detention Center where he awaits arraignment before a District Court Commissioner.
October 2, 2004 at approximately 2330 hours Dfc. Elizabeth Trossbach responded with Mechanicsville Rescue Squad for an unconscious person in the parking lot of the WaWa in Mechanicsville, MD. Dfc. Trossbach found a subject who identified himself as Calvin Patrick Flanagan. He seemed disoriented. He pointed out his vehicle in the parking lot. Dfc. Trossbach confirmed by checking the tag that it was in fact his vehicle. She looked in the vehicle and in plain view observed an amount of suspected marijuana. The suspected marijuana was seized and the subject arrested. Calvin Patrick Flanagan was charged with Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Paraphernalia. He was taken to the Detention Center where he is held pending arraignment before a District Court Commissioner.
October 3, 2004 at approximately 0137 hours, Dfc. Elizabeth Trossbach stopped a vehicle for traffic violations on Three Notch Rd and Mechanicsville, MD. The driver was identified my Maryland license as Christopher Michael Sciarra, age 33 of Hollywood, MD. He had an odor of an alcoholic beverage on his breath. He submitted to roadside field sobriety tests and was arrested by Dfc. Trossbach for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. In the center console of his vehicle was a dirk knife. In addition to the traffic charges Christopher Sciarra was charged with Possession of Concealed Deadly Weapon. He was taken to the Detention Center where he awaits arraignment before a District Court Commissioner.
On October 1, 2004, members of the Bureau of Criminal Investigations with assistance from the uniformed divisions of the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police, conducted an operation to combat prostitution in Lexington Park. The two phase operation began with undercover officers traveling Great Mills Road in an attempt to locate prostitutes operating in the area. One undercover officer engaged a female who offered to provide sexual favors in exchange for money. The female, who was identified as Margaret Ann Kuykendall, 46 years old from Lexington Park, was arrested and charged with one count of prostitution.
During the second phase of the operation, undercover officers were deployed in areas known for prostitution where they posed as prostitutes. This phase resulted in the arrest of the following seven persons for solicitation:
- Steven Wayne Carter 45 years of age from Lexington Park - Francis Desales Mills 40 years of age from Clements - Buenaventura Puno Zafiro 37 years of age from Patuxent River - Stanley Jacob Wesley Gardiner 48 years of age from Valley Lee - Edward Paul Garza 25 years of age from Patuxent River - James Richard Drasgow 54 years of age from Lexington Park - David Leroy Locks 30 years of age from Lexington Park
While the second phase of the operation was underway, one of the undercover officers became involved in a conversation with Troy Wesley Richardson of Leonardtown. During the conversation, Richardson inquired about purchasing some Cocaine and was observed in possession of a Cocaine Smoking Device. Mr. Richardson was arrested and charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Cocaine.
A tenth person, who was later identified as Mary Agnes Morgan, 45 years of age from Great Mills, approached the area and confronted one of the undercover officers. During the confrontation, Morgan became loud, used profane language and accused the undercover as being a police officer. Morgan failed to quiet down or leave the area when directed to by officers who responded to the disturbance and was arrested for disorderly conduct.
All of the above persons were transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center to await an appearance before the District Court Commissioner.