St. Mary's County Sheriff's Reports

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Jan. 15, 2008) - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Department released the following incident and arrest reports.

RAPE: On January 11, 2008, St. Mary's County BCI detectives arrested Charles Anthony Clinton, 53, of Lexington Park, for the rape of a 20-year-old female. The rape allegedly occurred on January 10 at the suspect's home. Clinton was charged with 2nd Degree Rape and incarcerated in the St. Mary's County Detention Center.

ASSAULT INVOLVING KNIFE: On January 12, 2008 just after 8:00AM, Deputy Vezzosi responded to a residence in Lexington Park, Maryland for a reported domestic assault. Investigation revealed the suspect, Shileka Janella Smith, 19, of Lexington Park, Maryland and the victim were involved in an argument when the suspect grabbed a knife and began to chase the victim. The victim was able to get the knife away from the suspect. The victim escaped the incident with only minor injuries. The suspect was placed under arrest, charged with Assault 2nd Degree and transported to the Detention Center pending a bond hearing before the District Court Commissioner.

WEAPONS VIOLATION: On January 11, 2008 SDFC Mark Porter conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle speeding in the area of Point Lookout Road and Old Route 5 Mechanicsville, Maryland. A check on the driver, Alvin Corwin Penick, 36, of Temple Hills, Maryland revealed his driver's license was suspended. He was placed under arrest. Search incident to his arrest revealed a loaded 9mm handgun in center console. Penick was charged with Possession of a Deadly Weapon, Driving on a Suspended License and Speeding and transported to the Detention Center pending a bond hearing before the District Court Commissioner.

ILLEGAL DRUGS: On January 11, 2008 at about 10:00 PM the suspect Mary Margaret Burch 36, of Hollywood, Maryland was placed under arrest for Driving Under the Influence by SDFC Emory Johnson and placed in a Sheriff Office cruiser. While inside the vehicle, the suspect was observed pulling something out of her pants by SDFC Doug Mills. Investigation revealed the suspect attempted to discard a small amount of suspected crack cocaine. She was transported to the Detention Center charged with Driving Under the Influence, Driving While Suspended and Possession of Cocaine.


Thomas Erik Pinekenstein, 29, of California, Maryland arrested 01/14/08 by SDFC J. Molitor

Kevin A. Makle, 24, of Mechanicsville, Maryland arrested 01/14/08 by Deputy M. George

Eric Justin Eley, 35, of Dumfries, Virginia arrested 01/11/08 by Deputy S. Lacey

Rodney Mark Horracks, 48, of Dunkirk, Maryland arrested 01/13/08 by SDFC M. Porter

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