St. Mary's County BCI Police Reports

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (March 11, 2008) - The St. Mary's County Bureau of Criminal Investigations (BCI) recently 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.

THEFT: On March 7, BCI detectives served Charlie O. Carter, 25, of Leonardtown, with a criminal summons charging him with 2 counts of burglary and 2 counts of theft over $500.00. The charges were a result of a BCI investigation into the January 8 theft of copper wire from a storage area belonging to Bowes and Sons Construction in Callaway and the January 9 theft of batteries and truck wheels from a storage shed belonging to Redman Construction in Leonardtown.

THEFT, BURGLARY: On March 7, BCI detectives served Guy Vivian Butler, 42, with no fixed address, with Circuit Court Indictments charging him with additional crimes stemming from burglaries and thefts that occurred in September and October of 2007 in St. Mary's County. Butler was originally arrested after a police chase in October 2007 and charged with burglaries and thefts throughout the county. The additional charges served on Butler on March 7 were 3 counts of burglary, 9 counts of theft, 2 counts of theft scheme, 2 counts of theft of motor vehicle, 1 count of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, and 1 count of property destruction.

In addition, BCI detectives served Amy Marie Lambert, 31, of Mechanicsville, with Circuit Court Indictments charging her with 2 counts of theft scheme, and 2 counts of theft, for her involvement with Butler using stolen checks and credit cards to purchase goods at Food Lion Stores throughout St. Mary's County and BJ's Wholesale Club in California, Maryland during October 2007.

Butler and Lambert were both served at the St. Mary's County Detention Center where Butler was being held on the original charges placed on him in October 2007 and Lambert was being held on unrelated charges.

THEFT, BURGLARY: On March 10 St. Mary's BCI detectives arrested Matthew Scott Wentz, 21, of Lexington Park and charged him with 4 counts of burglary, 3 counts of theft and 3 counts of malicious property destruction. The charges were a result of investigations into the February 13 burglary and theft from the Great Mills High School Band Boosters Building, the February 13th burglary and property destruction at the Great Mills Pool Building, and the February 15 and 16 burglaries and thefts at the Gateway Condominiums in Lexington Park. Wentz was incarcerated at the St. Mary's County Detention Center.

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