St. Mary's County Sheriff's Reports

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Dec. 5, 2007) - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Department today released the following incident and arrest reports.

Four Arrested for Disturbing the Peace in Lexington Park

On Dec. 4 deputies responded to a residence in Lexington Park after receiving information that a wanted subject was inside. The officers knocked on the front door and announced their presence and intent. A male subject identified as Gregory Darnell Starks, 21, of Lexington Park opened an upstairs window and began yelling obscenities at the officers causing a disturbance in the neighborhood.

Officers entered the residence to place Starks under arrest. While doing so, a female subject, Ashley Nicole Young, 20, of Lexington Park became combative and assaulted Deputy Ruest. She was placed under arrest, after a brief struggle.

As the officers were leaving the area with these prisoners two other subjects at the residence, Marquita Cherie Young 23, of Lexington Park, Maryland and Claire Annie Adams were arrested after becoming disorderly. Adams was arrested by Maryland State Police personnel who responded to the scene to assist the Sheriff's Office. All were transported to the Detention Center pending bond hearings before the District Court Commissioner.

Gregory D. Starks was arrested for disturbing the peace. Ashley Nicole Young was arrested for disturbing the peace, assault 2nd degree, and resisting arrest. Marquita C. Young was arrested for disorderly conduct and disturbing the peace.

After being seen by the District Court Commissioner on the aforementioned criminal charges, Young assaulted Correctional Officer Justin Cail while being escorted to a cell area. She was additionally charged with Assault on a Correctional Employee.

Corrections Officer Finds Hidden Drugs

On Dec. 3 Vickie Carter Woodland, 38, of Avenue arrived at the Detention Center to begin serving an eighteen month sentence for Theft. Correctional Officer Kelly Lowther conducted a search of the suspect for weapons and contraband and located fifty-nine pills hidden in Woodland's clothing. The pills included Tylenol III with Codeine, Hydrocodone, Restoroil and Ativan, which are Schedule III and IV Narcotics. Woodland was charged by Deputy S. Carberry with four counts of CDS Possession and two counts of removing CDS prescription labels.

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