St. Mary's County Sheriff's Reports

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (July 23, 2008) - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Department recently released the following incident and arrest reports.

ATTEMPTED ROBBERY, CARJACKING: On July 21 at approximately 10:20 p.m., a 53 year-old female exited the Wal-Mart Store in California and entered her vehicle. As she started her vehicle she was approached by a black male who opened her door and yelled at her to get out of the vehicle. The victim was unable to get out of her vehicle because she had her seatbelt on. The suspect attempted to pull the victim from the vehicle. The victim began screaming which drew the attention of other witnesses in the parking lot. The suspect then fled on foot. The victim and witnesses provided deputies with a description of the suspect. A short time later Senior Deputy First Class J. Molitor observed a subject matching the description of the suspect on Amber Drive. SDFC. Molitor detained the subject and the victim was transported to Amber Drive. The victim positively identified the suspect, Steven Wendell Mason, age 19 of Lexington Park, as the person who assaulted and attempted to steal her vehicle. Mason was arrested and charged with attempted robbery, attempted car-jacking, attempted theft over $500.00 and second degree assault. He is incarcerated on a $25,000 bond.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: On July 22 at 1:55 p.m., Deputy First Class Brian Connelly responded to the Days Inn in Lexington Park for a report of a disturbance. Investigation revealed Darrell Duane Jones, age 29 of no fixed address, was an a former employee of Days Inn. Jones was fired in the morning and was told to leave the property and not to return. Jones left, however he later returned to the property and was in room with a guest. Dfc. Connelly contacted Mr. Jones and told him he would have to leave the property. Mr. Jones appeared to be intoxicated and became disorderly. Mr. Jones yelled profanity at the manager of the Days Inn. Mr. Jones was warned to stop yelling and acting in disorderly manner. Mr. Jones refused. His actions drew the attention of others at Days Inn. Jones was arrested and charged with public intoxication and disorderly conduct.

ASSAULT, SELF DEFENSE: On July 22nd at approximately 6 p.m., a family of four was traveling on Lexwood Drive in Lexington Park. Paul W. Gleason, age 37 of no fixed address, was standing in the roadway and began banging on the family's vehicle and rear window, where the 30 year-old male operator's 10 year-old daughter was seated. The driver got out of the vehicle to see what was wrong with Gleason and Gleason aggressively came toward him. The vehicle operator struck Gleason one time, knocking him to the ground. Gleason received a head injury and was flown to Prince George's Shock Trauma where he is listed in stable condition. St. Mary County BCI detectives are continuing their investigation and the case will be reviewed by the State's Attorney's Office.

DRUG ARRESTS: BCI Vice Narcotics Detectives, assisted by the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office Emergency Services Team and K-9 Division, executed a search and seizure warrant on a Lexington Park residence. Once inside the target of the search warrant, Rachel Alice Tomlin, age 21, was located. Marijuana, scales, and a handgun were recovered. Suspect Tomlin was charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute. A State's Attorney's Office review will be conducted for additional charges.

DRUG ARRESTS: In a second search warrant, also in Lexington Park, Marcus Devon Shorter, age 20 of Ridge, was arrested for possession of cocaine and possession of marijuana.

DRUG ARRESTS: Delonte Moore, age 25 of Lexington Park, was arrested after a search warrant at his home revealed ecstasy and marijuana.

ADJUDICATION OF DRUG CASES: The St. Mary's County State's Attorney's Office and the St. Mary's County BCI Vice Narcotics Division announce the adjudication of the listed narcotics cases:

-- Thomas Darnell Evans was sentenced to 20 years in the Department of Corrections for possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute. Upon his release he will have three years supervised probation.

-- Robert Maurice Scriber had two pending charges. On the first he was sentenced to four years in the Department of Corrections for possession of cocaine. In the second, he was sentenced to seven years in the Department of Corrections. The two sentences shall run consecutively.

-- John Edward Colleary was sentenced to 4 years in the Department of Corrections for possession with intent to distribute cocaine.

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