St. Mary's: Two Armed Robberies; Sex Offense - Southern Maryland Headline News

St. Mary's: Two Armed Robberies; Sex Offense


LEONARDTOWN, Md. - The St. Mary's County Bureau of Criminal Investigations (BCI) today released the following information regarding two armed robberies and an arrest for a sex offense with a minor.

ARMED ROBBERY: On February 22 at approximately 5:00 p.m., two black males, 18-25 years of age, wearing all dark clothing, entered the Tackle Box Store in Lexington Park. One suspect aimed a handgun at an employee while the second suspect broke a display case with a baseball bat. The suspects grabbed at least one handgun and fled on foot toward a third suspect, a black male 18-25 years of age, wearing a black jacket with gold or silver dollar signs all over it, outside of the building. The three suspects fled on foot towards Valley Drive Estates.

ARMED ROBBERY: An armed robbery occurred at the Food Lion in Callaway, on February 22 at approximately 935 p.m. The suspect, who had been in the store for several minutes, grabbed an employee and placed a knife to her back. He forced her to an area where a safe was located and ordered her to open it. She complied and the suspect fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. A customer gave chase to the suspect but lost him in the area of Hunting Quarter Drive. The employee suffered a slight laceration from the knife. The suspect is described as a black male, 20-25 years of age, wearing what appeared to be a large grey t-shirt with a black "scarface" logo on the front and a lighter grey hooded sweatshirt under the t-shirt, dark jeans and dark shoes.

SEX OFFENSE: On February 22, detectives from BCI arrested Charles Henry Cullison, 57, from Leonardtown and charged him with three counts of committing a sex offense in the third degree, from three separate incidents with a minor child, which occurred in January and February of this year. He was incarcerated at the St. Mary's County Detention Center.

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