LEONARDTOWN, Md. (November 1, 2007) - The St. Mary's County Bureau of Criminal Investigations (BCI) released the following incident and arrest reports. BCI is an investigative team comprised of Detectives from the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office and the Maryland State Police, Leonardtown Barrack. The unit was established on July 1, 2003 and is based in Leonardtown, Maryland.
ILLEGAL DRUGS: BCI Vice Narcotics Division, assisted by the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office Emergency Services Team, executed a Search and Seizure Warrant on a Lexington Park home. Once inside Detectives located various types and amount of illegal controlled dangerous substances that included prescription drugs. Arrested was Sharon Lee Bailey, 40, of Lexington Park. Bailey, who is out on at least three separate bails related to outstanding charges, was charged with Possession of Crack Cocaine and a related smoking device. Christopher Randall Shaw, 44, of Lexington Park, was charged with Possession of Marijuana and a related smoking device. A third suspect will be charged also with prescription violations.
ILLEGAL DRUGS: Suspect Christy Anne Tracey, 49, of Leonardtown, was arrested after Detectives from BCI Vice Narcotics indicted her through the Grand Jury process. She was charged with illegal possession and Distribution of Hydrocodone, a controlled prescription drug.
HOME INVASION: On October 24th at approximately 2:00 a.m., patrol officers from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack and St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office, responded to a home invasion on Stephen Young Court in Leonardtown, Maryland. Prior to police arriving the suspects fled the scene and were stopped a short time later by the Maryland State Police and detained. Detectives from St. Mary's County BCI responded and pursuant to their investigation it was determined that Nico M. Adams, 19, of La Plata, Antione M. Watson, 20, of La Plata, and Garrett M. Dyson, 21, of Port Tobacco, arrived at the occupied residence and kicked in the front door. As Adams entered the home he confronted a resident with a shotgun and a struggle ensued. All suspects eventually fled the residence.
Detectives charged all three suspects with 1st Degree Assault, Attempted Robbery, Breaking and Entering, and Conspiracy to Commit Robbery. In addition Adams, who was treated and released at St. Mary's Hospital for a head and arm injury from the struggle with the home's occupants, was charged with Possessing a Short Barreled Shotgun. All three men were incarcerated at the St. Mary's County Detention Center. One male resident in the home was treated at St. Mary's Hospital and released for an arm injury from the struggle.
SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION: On October 23, BCI detectives arrested Phillip Michael Parsons for failing to re-register as a sex offender. Parsons, 47, of Mechanicsville was taken to the St. Mary's County Detention Center where he was seen by a District Court Commissioner and released on his own recognizance. Registered sex offenders are required to register bi-annually, and Parsons failed to re-register within five days of his registration date.
ASSAULT: On October 22, 2007 at approximately 8:30 p.m., Deputy Jay Kirkner of the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office, responded to the area of Baywoods Drive in Lexington Park for the report of a person laying near a wooded area. Upon his arrival he found the victim, Richard Tyrone Mackall, 41, of Baltimore, suffering from head injuries and laying approximately 200 yards from Baywoods Drive. The victim was transported to Prince George's County Shock Trauma Center by Maryland State Police Helicopter Trooper 7 and his currently listed in critical condition.
It was determined that Gary O. Harrod 43 of Lusby, Maryland had attacked the victim in the area of Compass Drive in Lexington Park, striking him in the head and face several times causing the injuries. On October 22, at approximately 10 p.m., BCI detectives located Harrod at his residence and arrested him. He was charged with 1st and 2nd Degree Assault and incarcerated at the St. Mary's County Detention Center.