LEONARDTOWN, Md. - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Department today released the following incident and arrest reports.
Justin Marcus Karwoski (Age 24 of Lusby, Md.) was arrested for stealing items at a California, Maryland grocery store. Suspect Karwoski stole razors and other items while being observed by an off duty Deputy' who was shopping on his personal time. The Suspect was apprehended and charged by Deputy Mark A. Porter.
Deputy Kevin Meyer began an investigation into a theft scheme during the first week of February 2007. Deputy Meyer worked with the Bureau of Criminal Investigations in obtaining a Search and Seizure for a Leonardtown home. The residence was occupied by Suspect Walter Lawrence Guy Jr. (Age 19). Suspect Guy Jr. was the target of a theft scheme in which he was stealing items for several local Department Stores. Numerous items were recovered at the scene as well as after the warrant was served. Suspect Guy Jr. was charged with Three (3) counts of Theft under $100.00, Three (3) counts of Theft under $500.00, Theft over $500.00 and Theft Scheme over $500.00.
Deputy Michael George charged Terrie Lynn Pendelton (Age 47 of Leonardtown) with one (1) count of "Illegally carrying a handgun while under the influence of alcohol. The charge was filed by the State's Attorney's Office and was a result of a December 23rd, 2006 incident in Callaway, Maryland.
Deputy Charles Earle arrested Michael Charles Barkman on a warrant for Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance. The warrant was through Calvert County District Court.
Deputy David Goff arrested Joanne Elizabeth Robinson (Age 23 of Lexington Park) for Failure to Appear in the District Court for St. Mary's County.
Christine Marie Gammon (Age 45 of Hollywood, Md) was arrested by Deputy Charles Earle for Failure to Pay Child Support.
Joshua Scott Schellhase (Age 23 of Valley Lee) was arrested on an open warrant by Deputy David Corcoran. Suspect Schellhase broke into a Valley Lee home and stole a large amount of cash. He was charged with Burglary First Degree and Theft over $500.00.
Jodi Marcia Yorsa (Age 33 of Great Mills) was charged on a Criminal Summons for passing a $15.00 worthless check. Deputy Chris Byrd was the charging officer.
Deputy Anthony Whipkey conducted a vehicle stop on Three Notch Road for several traffic violations. The operator of the vehicle was uncooperative and disorderly. She was identified by her Maryland Driver's License as Suspect Sabrina Renee Wartnaby (Age 27 of Hollywood, Md.) She was issued a citation and refused to sign it, continuously shouting profanities at the Deputy. The Suspect grabbed the citation book from the Deputy's hand and threw it to the floor of her vehicle. She was then arrested for Failure to Obey a Lawful Order.
Thomas Levin Ryce III (Age 26 of Mechanicsville) was arrested for Failure to Appear on the original charge of Threat of Arson. Deputy Ronald Maloy was the arresting Deputy.
Robin Lee Duke (Age 42 of Lexington Park) was arrested on an open Charles County District Court warrant for passing a worthless check. The arrest was made by Deputy Michael Worrey.
Deputy Michael Worrey requested charges through the District Court Commissioner for Assault First and Second Degree on Suspect Michael Anthony Reed (Age 45 of Mechanicsville). Suspect Reed had assaulted the victim with a metal pipe. There was no reason revealed for the assault according to the victim and witnesses. They described the attack as "unprovoked". Deputy Worrey located the Suspect and served the arrest warrant on him.
Daniel James Mazuc (Age 21 of Great Mills) was arrested for an open warrant by Deputy Martin Mumper.
Driving While Intoxicated Arrests:
Joseph Anthony Candido (Age 19 of Port Republic) was arrested by Deputy John Logalbo.
Joseph Lee Tapponnier (Age 26 of Ridge, Md) was arrested by Deputy Jaime Reithmeyer.