St. Mary's County Sheriff's Reports

LEONARDTOWN, Md. - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Department today released the following incident and arrest reports.

On Aug. 20, 2007 Deputies responded to a residence in the Hollywood area for a report of a domestic assault in progress. Once on the scene the investigation revealed that Edwin James Dowling (Age 32 of Hollywood) had assaulted his live-in girlfriend during an argument. Deputy Shawn Carberry arrested Dowling and charged him with Second Degree Assault.

On Aug. 27, 2007 Deputies responded to an apartment in the Fenwick St. area of Leonardtown for a reported disturbance. Investigation revealed that Dean Erick Chance (Age 34 of Leonardtown) had assaulted his wife during a domestic argument. Deputy William Watters arrested Chance and charged him with Domestic Assault.

On Aug. 26, 2007 Deputies responded to the area of Missouri Ave area of Lexington Park for the report of a women with a knife. Once on the scene deputies found Nakita Sharon Greenwell (Age 22 of Lexington Park) in possession of a knife. Further investigation revealed that Greenwell had assaulted a male subject with the knife and then used the weapon to flatten the tires on his vehicle. Greenwell was arrested by Deputy David Goff and charged with Assault in the First Degree and Malicious Destruction of Property.

Driving While Intoxicated Arrests:

On Aug. 21, 2007 Joseph Leon Dorsey (Age 55 of Mechanicsville) was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol after being stopped in the Morganza area. Deputy Shawn Carberry observed Dorsey failing to operating his vehicle in the proper lane and exceeding the posted speed limit. Further investigation revealed Dorsey to be intoxicated.

On Aug. 21, 2007 David Wayne Gosnell (Age 33 of Lusby) was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and other traffic related charges. Gosnell was observed operating his vehicle on Great Mills Road spinning it's tires and was stopped by Deputy David Corcoran. After further investigation Gosnell was found to be intoxicated along with having a revoked driver's License.

On Aug. 25, 2007 Kelly Lynn Packnett (Age 43 of Great Mills) was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and other traffic related charges. Packnett was observed operating her vehicle on Suburban Drive and failing to stop at the stop sign before entering on to Great Mills Road. Further investigation revealed Packnett to be intoxicated. Deputy Patrick Handy arrested Packnett who refused to take any tests.

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