St. Mary's County BCI Police Reports

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (May 30, 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.

ILLEGAL DRUGS: Vice narcotics detectives executed a search and seizure warrant on a mobile home in Lexington Park. Upon arrival detectives encountered a pregnant female, later identified as Julie Marie Barclay, age 22 of Lusby, and Paul Raymond Whitlow, age 30 of Lexington Park. Barclay was found to be in possession, illegally, of 50 Oxycodone pills. Whitlow was found to be in possession of both marijuana and cocaine. This was the second search warrant that has been executed on Whitlow's home since December 2007. Both search warrants uncovered controlled dangerous substances and resulted in arrests.

ILLEGAL DRUGS: In the early morning hours of May 28, the St. Mary's Landing Restaurant in Mechanicsville was burglarized and a safe containing money was taken. BCI detectives assumed the investigation and at approximately 5 p.m. arrested Chris Michael Sutton, age 41, with no fixed address, for the crime. When Sutton was located, he had 7.4 grams of cocaine in his possession, with a value of over $700.00. Sutton was charged with burglary, theft over $500, conspiracy to commit burglary, and possession of a controlled dangerous substance with the intent to distribute. He was incarcerated in the St. Mary's County Detention Center. The investigation is continuing and additional arrests are anticipated.

ILLEGAL DRUGS: Vice narcotics detectives indicted Marcus Anthony Mills of Lexington Park for possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute. Assistance was requested from Sheriff's Office patrol deputies to locate Mills. On May 30, 2008 Deputy Keith Moritz located and arrested Mills. A search was conducted upon arrival at the Detention Center and 31 Percocet pills were located secreted on the suspect's person. The pill has a street value of upwards of $600.00. Mills received the additional charges of possession with intent to distribute, possession CDS not-marijuana and introduction of CDS into a correctional facility.

ADJUDICATION OF JOHNSON CASE: The State's Attorney Office and the Vice Narcotics Division have completed the investigation and adjudication of the case related to Antoine Marquis Johnson of Lexington Park. Johnson, a repeat offender of violations of drug crimes, pled guilty to possession with intent to distribute as a volume dealer. He received 15 years in the Department of Corrections, suspended to 8 years. There is a violation of probation in the State of Maryland and the State of Texas. Both have "back up time" and neither is a part of this plea agreement. Once his current sentence is completed, he will be sent to the State of Texas to fulfill his obligation to that State.

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