LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Nov. 7, 2008) - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, THREATENING TO EXPLODE DESTRUCTIVE DEVICE: On November 3, 2008 Deputy T. Snyder responded to the Hole in the Wall Bar located on Sotterley Road in Hollywood for a property destruction call. Investigation revealed Jospeh Lorenzo Vittatoe, 23, of no fixed address, who was extremely intoxicated, threatened to blow up the establishment and kicked the front door with his foot causing it to shatter. Mr. Vittatoe was arrested and charged with destruction of property and threatening to explode a destructive device.
DOMESTIC ASSAULT: On November 4, 2008 Deputy R. Nielson responded to Church Drive in Great Mills for a domestic disturbance call. Investigation revealed Scott David Tator, 29, of Great Mills, Maryland was in a verbal dispute with the victim which esculated into physical altercation when he pushed the victim down, choked her, and pushed her head against a futon causing a laceration to the back of her head. Mr. Tator was arrested and charged with second degree assault.
FIRST DEGREE BURGLARY, SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On November 5, 2008 Deputy Watters responded to Hollybank Drive in Lexington Park for a report of a domestic assault in progress. Investigation revealed Nicolette Leann Akers, 25, of Deltona, Florida arrived in at the victim's residence unexpectedly, opened the door to the residence, and entered uninvited. The victim is very familiar with Ms. Akers. A verbal dispute began between the victim and Ms. Akers. The victim told Ms. Akers she was not allowed in the residence and was asked to leave. Ms. Akers refused. The verbal dispute became physical when Ms. Akers assaulted the victim by scratching, biting and kicking the victim. Ms. Akers was arrested and charged with burglary and second degree assault.
THEFT, THEFT SCHEME: On November 6, 2008 Deputy M. Green began a theft investigation. Investigation revealed John Kory Koegel, 20, of Lexington Park stole various checks and a credit card owned by the victim (relative) and from August 2, 2008 until November 5, 2008 forged the victim's signature on several checks and used the victim's Visa bank card to purchase gift cards from business within St. Mary's County. The loss value from the checks cashed is over $850.00 and the loss value for the credit card purchases is $900.00. Mr. Koegel was arrested and charged with 4 counts of theft and one count of theft scheme.