LEONARDTOWN, Md. - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Department today released the following incident and arrest reports.
On 08/19/07 Deputy Shawn Cathcart was on patrol in the Leonardtown area of St. Mary's County when he observed a black truck make a traffic violation. Deputy Cathcart stopped the vehicle and identified John Meredith Miller, Jr. (Age 38 of Hollywood) as the driver. While Miller reached into the glove box to get the registration Deputy Cathcart observed what he believed to be crack cocaine and a homemade smoking device on Millers leg. Miller was arrested and charged with Possession of Crack Cocaine and Drug Paraphernalia.
On 08/14/07 Deputies responded to a residence in the area of National Circle, Lexington Park for a reported Burglary in Progress. Investigation revealed that Carrington Raphael Carter (Age 35 of Lexington Park) had used force to enter the residence of a female subject who has an active Protective Order against him. The female victim actively resisted Carter's attempts to force his way into the residence and was assaulted by Carter. Deputy Richard McCoy located and arrested Carter and charged him with First and Second Degree Burglary, Violation of Protective Order and Assault Second Degree.
Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) Arrests:
On 08/12/07 Jonathan Douglas Blades (Age 24 of Lexington Park) was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated by Deputy David Corcoran.
On 08/15/07 Richard David Cobb (Age 23 of Prince Frederick) was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated by Deputy David Corcoran.
On 08/12/07 Mark Stephen Hardy (Age 41 of Mechanicsville) was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated by Deputy Jeremy Green.
On 08/15/07 Lesley Renee Rhodes (Age 26 of Alexandria, VA) was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated. After her arrest Rhodes was also found to be in possession of Cocaine and Marijuana. Deputy Shaun Carberry was the arresting officer.