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.

ASSAULT: On Sep. 1, 2007 the Emergency Communications Center received a 911 call from a residence located in the Hollywood area of St. Mary's County. The female caller advised that her ex-boyfriend was at her front door attempting entry into the residence. The caller also advised that the ex-boyfriend, Richard Arnold Buckler, Jr. (Age 41 of Mechanicsville) has an active Court Order from Judge Riddle ordering him to stay away from her. Once on the scene, Deputy Keith Moritz and Deputy John Logalbo attempted to contact the victim with no results. Deputies were alerted to what they believed to be a struggle inside and made the decision to forcibly enter the residence. Trooper Eric Evans of the Maryland State Police also arrived on the scene to assist. Once inside officers found Buckler assaulting the female victim. Buckler struggled with officers refusing to comply with their orders. Buckler was arrested and charged with: Assault in the First Degree, Breaking and Entering, Unlawful Detention, Property Destruction and Violation of a Court Order.

ASSAULT: On Sep. 1, 2007 Deputies responded to a reported Domestic Assault in the Norris Circle area of Leonardtown. The investigation revealed that Thomas Alvin Campbell (Age 37 of Leonardtown) had entered the residence of his Ex-girlfriend and began assaulting her. Witnesses advised that the victim yelled for Campbell to leave the residence, but the assault continued. Deputy Jeremy Green arrested Campbell and charged him with Assault in the Second Degree with additional charges pending.

ASSAULT: On Sep. 2, 2007 Deputy Timothy Butler responded to St. Mary's Hospital to make contact with a female who was the victim of a Domestic Assault. The investigation revealed that the victim had been assaulted by her husband, Joseph Carroll Darnall, 3rd (Age 32 of Hollywood) during an argument. Deputy Butler arrested Joseph Darnall and charged him with Assault in the Second Degree.

DWI: On Sep. 2, 2007 Deputy Emory Johnson of the Sheriff's Office Special Operations Division was operating Radar on Route 234 in the Clements area when he observed a vehicle traveling Seventy Two (72) M.P.H. Deputy Johnson attempted to stop the vehicle at which time the vehicle continued and stopped in the parking lot of Clifton's Night Club. The driver identified as Derrick Xavier Green (Age 26 of Lexington Park) attempted to run from the vehicle. Deputy Johnson was able to apprehend Green and further investigation revealed Green to be intoxicated. Deputy Johnson arrested Green and charged him with Driving While Intoxicated.

DWI: On Sep. 3, 2007 at approximately 1:18 A.M. Deputy Shaun Carberry observed a vehicle traveling eastbound on Route 234 in the Clements area with the vehicle's headlights turned off. After stopping the vehicle he identified the driver as David Wandell Dickerson Sr. (Age 33 of Clements). Further investigation found Dickerson to be intoxicated. Deputy Carberry arrested and charged Dickerson with Driving While Intoxicated.

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