LEONARDTOWN, Md. - The Leonardtown Barrack of the Maryland State Police (MSP) today released the following incident and arrest reports.
On December 27, 2006 at 12:15 am, Tpr McCartney was patrolling Golden Beach road in the area of All Faith Church Road in Mechanicsville when he observed a 2001 Dodge passenger car. A routine traffic stop was initiated for passing another car on a double line. Tpr McCartney made contact with the driver, Bethel V. Hunley, 29, of La Plata, when he observed loose in plain view on the floor of his vehicle. Further investigation revealed a glass smoking device containing marijuana in the vehicle. Mr. Hunley was arrested for possession of marijuana and CDS paraphernalia.
On Friday, December 29, 2006 at 11:40 pm, TFC Quade was patrolling Route 246 in Lexington Park when he observed a 1988 Ford Bronco. A routine traffic stop was initiated for an equipment violation. Contact was made with the driver, Matthew Dario Iaconianni, 22, of Great Mills. Further investigation revealed Mr. Iaconianni had a small plastic bag on marijuana and a CDS smoking device in his possession. Mr. Iaconianni was arrested for possession of marijuana and CDS paraphernalia and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center pending a bond review.
On Saturday, December 30, 2006 at 7:40 pm, TFC Moore responded to a report of a disturbance the area of 20000 Old Great Mills Road in Great Mills. While enroute, TFC Moore initiated a traffic stop on a 1999 Dodge Neon, believed to be the suspect, for an equipment violation. Contact was made with the driver, Keith Tyrone Briscoe, 38, of Great Mills. A strong odor of alcohol was emitting from his breath. A routine check of Mr. Briscoe's driver's license revealed his driving privileges were suspended. Mr. Briscoe was arrested for driving while suspended and DUI. He was taken into custody and transported to the scene of the reported assault. Once on the scene contact was made with St. Mary's County Sheriff deputies who advised the victim, black female, 42, of Great Mills and her 8 year old daughter were assaulted by Mr. Briscoe. Both victims were transported to St. Mary's Hospital for treatment. Mr. Briscoe was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center pending a bond review.
On Saturday, December 30, 2006 at 22:50 pm, TFC Quade was patrolling Pegg Road in Lexington Park when he observed 2003 Mercury Marauder exceeding the posted speed limit. A routine traffic stop was initiated for speeding. Contact was made with the driver, Christopher Scott Watters, 32, of Great Mills. A check of his Georgia driver's license revealed his privileges to drive in Maryland are suspended. Mr. Watters was arrested for driving while suspended. As a result of a search incident to arrest, a Street Wise 900K stun gun and a Lorcin 380 handgun were seized. Mr. Watters was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center in Leonardtown where he was charged for the traffic and criminal charges.
On Monday, January 1, 2007 at 3:00 am, TFC Quade was patrolling on N. Shangri La Drive when he observed a large crowd in the area of Donut Connection Store in Lexington Park. TFC Quade observed Shanika Nicole Campbell, 20, of Lexington Park assaulting a black male, 18, of Solomons. Ms. Campbell was arrested for second degree assault and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center in Leonardtown pending a bond review.
On Monday, January 1, 2007 at 12:17 am, TFC Quade responded to the report of a theft from the 7-11 Store, 21909 Three Notch Road in Lexington Park. The suspect, James Calvin Morgan, 42, Great Mills was observed walking on FDR Blvd in the area Great Mills Road. He was in possession of the stolen property, a bottle of Boones Farm malt liquor beverage. Mr. Morgan was charged with theft under $100 on a criminal citation, issued a no trespass notice and released.