LEONARDTOWN, Md. (June 24, 2008) - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Department today released the following incident and arrest reports.
ILLEGAL DRUGS: On June 20 at approximately 8 a.m. Deputy First Class Angela Muller was patrolling Back Door Road in Dameron when she observed three individuals sleeping in a vehicle. Dfc. Muller contacted the subjects. Dfc. Muller was able to detect an odor of burnt marijuana emitting from the vehicle and backup deputies were requested. Dfc. Muller obtained a consent search of the vehicle from the driver. The search revealed a metal smoking device containing burnt marijuana. Additional marijuana was located in one suspect's purse. Loshika Charlene Renee Brook, age 30 of Sterling, Virginia and Anne Marie Soldo, age 22 of Centerville, Virginia were arrested and charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance - marijuana.
INDECENT EXPOSURE: On June 20 at approximately 6 p.m. Deputy Boyer responded to Rita's Frozen Custard in Lexington Park for a report of indecent exposure. Investigation revealed Sheila Christine Vernon, age 38 of Lexington Park, exposed her breast to a 14 year-old male. Vernon was arrested and charged with indecent exposure.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT: On June 22 at approximately 1:30 am Deputy First Class Muller was standing inside of the Sheetz store in Great Mills when Shirley Catherine Butler, age 60 of Valley Lee, entered the business, appearing to be extremely intoxicated. Dfc. Muller asked Ms. Butler how she arrived to Sheetz and Ms. Butler became very agitated and defensive. Concerned for Ms. Butler's safety, Dfc. Muller asked her for the telephone number to call a friend to pick Ms. Butler up and get her home safely. Ms. Butler began cry and speak loudly drawing attention to her from other customers. Ms Butler was asked to calm down. Dfc. Muller walked Ms. Butler outside and again explained to her why she needed a safe ride home. Ms. Butler again became upset and threw her keys and money into the roadway. Ms. Butler also began using profane language. Ms. Butler's profane language and actions again attracted attention of others. Butler was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.
ASSAULT: On June 21 at approximately 2 a.m. Deputy Travis Bowes stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. The driver, Scott Patrick Adams, was arrested for driving while intoxicated. As Deputy Bowes attempted to place Adams into the patrol vehicle, Adams spit on the deputy. Adams was charged with assault.