LEONARDTOWN, Md. (June 12, 2008) - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Department recently released the following incident and arrest reports.
ASSAULT, VIOLATION OF PROTECTIVE ORDER: On June 11 Deputy First Class Daniel Snyder responded to a residence of Budds Creek Road in Mechanicsville to stand by while a property owner served a tenant with an eviction notice. Upon arrival Dfc. Snyder met Abner Giles Milam IV, age 28 of Mechanicsville. Mr. Milam was served with a protective order on May 5, 2008 preventing him from being at the petitioner's residence or having any contact with the petitioner listed in the order. The petitioner was at the residence on Budds Creek Road and reported to Dfc. Snyder she was assaulted by Milam. Milam was arrested and charged with assault and violating the protective order.
MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT: On June 10 at approximately 11:24 a.m., Mollie Rea McKay, age 82 of Valley Lee, was operating a 2000 Ford 4 door sedan and stopped at the stop sign at the intersection of White Oak Parkway at Wildewood Blvd. in California. Roland Reese McKay, age 82 of Valley Lee, was the right front seat passenger. Mrs. McKay stopped at the stop sign but failed to yield the right of way to Denwood Alvin Grube, age 29 of California. Mr. Grube was operating a 1988 Chevrolet Truck towing a trailer. Mr. Grube's vehicle struck Mrs. McKay's vehicle in the right side passenger door. Roland Reese McKay was flown from the scene to Baltimore Shock Trauma by Maryland State Police Trooper 7. The accident is being investigated by Dfc. Angela Muller.
COPS IN SHOPS: On June 5, between the hours of 5 PM and 9 PM, Senior Deputy First Class Emory Johnson and Corporal Christopher Morley of the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office conducted an undercover Cops in Shops operation at Captain Sam's in Avenue. Five persons were approached and asked to present identification. All the subjects were of proper age to purchase alcoholic beverages and possessed valid identification.
COPS IN SHOPS: On June 6, between the hours of 5 PM and 9 PM, Senior Deputy First Emory Johnson and Senior Deputy First Class D. Ross conducted a Cops in Shops operation at the Third Base Store in Loveville. Six persons were approached and asked to present identification. All of the subjects were of proper age to purchase alcoholic beverages and possessed valid identification.
Cops in Shops is an undercover operation in which police officers in plain clothing pose as customers or store employees in order to detect under aged persons attempting to purchase and or using false identifications to obtain alcoholic beverages. Cops in Shops is sponsored in part by the Century Council and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.