On 04-16-05 police units responded to a shooting and attempted murder occurring at the Great Mills, MD residence of victim Chaunitra Chase. Suspect Antoine Lloyd was immediately identified as the person who committed the crime. Suspect Lloyd was later located and was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center where he was charged with the following criminal charges related to the investigation: (1) count attempted first degree murder, (1) count assault first degree, (1) count wearing and/or carrying a handgun and use of a handgun in the commission of a felony. The suspect is currently being held at the county detention center on a "no bond" status.
The St. Marys County Bureau of Criminal Investigations is an investigative team comprised of Detectives from the St. Marys County Sheriffs Office and the Maryland State Police, Leonardtown Barrack. The unit was established on July 1, 2003 and is based in Leonardtown, Maryland.