LEONARDTOWN, Md. - The Leonardtown Barrack of the Maryland State Police (MSP) today released the following incident and arrest reports.
On Thursday, May 17, 2007 at 4:30 pm, TFC Nims responded to the 45000 block of Abell Drive in California for a reported theft of motor vehicle. Contact was made with the complainant who advised his 14 year old son took his white Dodge van. A short time later the van was recovered in the area of the Town Creek pool and the juvenile fled the area. At 8:00 pm, TFC Nims made contact with the juvenile at his residence and he was transported to the Leonardtown Barrack for processing. The juvenile was released back to his parents pending further action by Juvenile Services.
On Thursday, May 17, 2007 at 9:32 pm, Tpr. Adams responded to the Target Store in 1st Colony shopping center in California for a shoplifting complaint. Contact was made with the complainant who had a 15 year old juvenile in custody for stealing a Dane Elec 2GB memory card. The juvenile was processed at the scene and later released to his mother pending further action by Juvenile Services.
On Friday, May 18, 2007 at 12:44 am, TFC Quade initiated a traffic stop at Route 235, north of Exploration Park Drive in Lexington Park for exceeding the posted speed limit. Contact was made with the driver, Thomas Sylvester Wills, 49, of Lexington Park. A wanted check revealed Mr. Wills was wanted in Henrico County, Virginia for failing to appear on traffic charges. Mr. Wills was placed under arrest and charged with Fugitive from Justice and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center pending an extradition hearing.
On Friday, May 18, 2007 at 5:58 pm, TFC Trossbach initiated a traffic stop on a white Ford Explorer on Route 5, south of Route 249 in Callaway for failing to drive right of center. Contact was made with the driver, Ryan Marshall Edwards, 19, of Tall Timbers and a strong odor of burnt marijuana was emitting from the vehicle. During the course of the traffic stop, two CDS smoking devices were found on Mr. Ryan's person in addition to a large plastic bag which contained 32 smaller bags of cocaine. Mr. Ryan was arrested for Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine. He was transported and held at the St. Mary's County Detention Center.
On Saturday, May 19, 2007 at 6:54 am, Tpr. White responded to a reported malicious destruction of property and theft from motor vehicle in the 21000 Bound Road in Avenue. Contact was made with the complainant, who advised unknown suspect(s) broke the passenger side window on his Toyota Tundra truck and stole $23.00 from his wife's purse. No further information is available and the investigation continues.
On Saturday, May 19, 2007 at 7:38 pm, TFC Trossbach initiated a traffic stop on a green Chevrolet El Camino on Chingville Road in Callaway for the driver not being restrained by the seatbelt. Contact was made with the driver, Frederick Douglas Parker, Jr., 48, of Callaway. During the course of the traffic stop, Mr. Parker was found to be in possession of a CDS smoking device with cocaine residue. He was charged on a Criminal Citation for possession of drug paraphernalia and released at the scene.
On Saturday, May 19, 2007 at 9:33 pm, TFC Moore responded to Maryland International Raceway in Budds Creek for the theft of a motor vehicle and the attempted theft of another. Contact was made with the complainant, 19 of Yorktown, VA, who advised his vehicle was stolen by unknown suspect(s). The vehicle is a red 1992 Honda Civic 2 door hatchback with Virginia registration JNW9711 and was stolen between 1:00 pm and 9:00 pm. Another complainant, 19, of Bowie advised unknown suspect(s) broke the steering column in an attempt to steal his red 1992 Honda Civic 2 door hatchback with Maryland registration 7CKE68. Later that night the above listed stolen vehicle with Virginia registration was located by Hyattsville City Police Department after being stripped and involved in a motor vehicle accident. Investigation continues.