MSP Reports for St. Mary's County - Southern Maryland Headline News

MSP Reports for St. Mary's County


LEONARDTOWN, Md. - The Leonardtown Barrack of the Maryland State Police (MSP) today released the following incident and arrest reports.

On Saturday, October 14, 2006 at 4:25 pm, TFC Evans stopped a vehicle for speeding on Pegg Road at Westbury Blvd. in Lexington Park. Upon contact with the driver, Thomas William Norris, 38, of Callaway, a can containing cocaine residue was observed on the passenger seat. A probable cause search revealed no further CDS. Mr. Norris was charged on a criminal summons and released from the scene.

On Friday, October 20, 2006 at 9:50 am, TFC Fleetwood responded to Old Village Road, Mechanicsville, for a reported vehicle theft. The victim advised that upon returning to his residence, on the 17th, he noticed his maroon Honda was missing. The vehicle has been entered into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) as stolen. The investigation is continuing.

On Thursday, October 19, 2006 at 1:30 pm, TFC Rossignol arrested Edward Brian Harris, 37, of Indian Head, on 3 Circuit Court warrants for burglary, motor vehicle theft, and rogue/vagabond. He was taken to the detention center and held without bond.

On Thursday, October 19, 2006 at 2:48 pm, TFC Nims responded to Wolf Trap Road, Lexington Park, for a reported assault. The victim advised he was seated on the school bus when an 11 year old approached him and told him to get out of his (11 year old) seat. When the victim refused, the 11 year old slapped and punched him, causing a swollen eye. The 11 year old was charged with assault and released into the custody of his mother.

On Thursday, October 19, 2006 at 6:50 pm, a victim responded to the Maryland State Police Barrack and reported he had been assaulted. The victim advised that Michael Wayne Weston, 29, no fixed address, had responded to his residence and made contact. The victim returned some money owed to Mr. Weston. When Mr. Weston got the money he punched the victim in the mouth, causing his lip to bleed. The victim went into his residence and remained until Mr. Weston left. Mr. Weston was arrested on an arrest warrant for 2nd degree assault. He was taken to the detention center and held pending a bond review.

On Friday, October 20, 2006 at 2:05 am, TFC Quade stopped a vehicle for speeding on Route 235 at Exploration Park Drive in Lexington Park. Upon contact with the driver, Shane Richard Weasenforth, 24, of Lexington Park, an odor of an alcoholic beverage was detected. A check through NCIC showed Mr. Weasenforth had an outstanding arrest warrant through the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. Mr. Weasenforth was placed under arrest. A search incident to arrest revealed a plastic bag containing cocaine in his pants pocket. Mr. Weasenforth was taken to the detention center, served with the warrant and charged with possession of cocaine and DUI. He was held pending a bond review.

On Friday, October 20, 2006 at 12:50 am, TFC Rezza responded to the California WAWA for a reported trespasser. The manager advised a female was on the property, approaching customers, and attempting to solicited money from them. She was told numerous times to leave the property and she refused. TFC Rezza made contact with the female, later identified as Linda Inez Goldring, 50, of Chaptico, and told her to leave the premises and not return. She left. While TFC Rezza was talking to the management, Ms. Goldring returned to the property. She was arrested and charged with trespassing. She was taken to the detention center and held pending a bond review.

On Friday, October 20, 2006 at 10:05 am, TFC Evans arrested Chester Herbert Taylor, 53, no fixed address, on an arrest warrant for theft less than $100. This charge resulted from the theft of a fishing rod during a party. Mr. Taylor was taken to the detention center and held pending a bond review.

On Friday, October 20, 2006 at 5:20 pm, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office arrested Vernon Frederick Hammer, 34, of Lexington Park, on an outstanding warrant for failing to appear in court on a DUI charge, through State Police. He was taken to the detention center and served with the warrant by TFC Nims. Mr. Hammer was held until posting a $3,500 bond.

On Saturday, October 21, 2006 at 2:45 pm, TFC Evans arrested Eddie Carter III, 35, of Lexington Park, on 2 outstanding bench warrants for failing to appear in court on a driving while suspended charge. He was taken to the detention center and held without bond.

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