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St. Mary's County Sheriff's Reports


LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Nov. 25, 2008) - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.

DOMESTIC ASSAULT: On 11/20/08 Senior Deputy First Class E. Trossbach took a report for a domestic assault. Investigation revealed Sean Patrick Kearney, Jr., 21, of Leonardtown, was in a verbal argument with the victim. The argument escalated into a physical assault. Mr. Kearney pushed the victim against the wall by the neck and punched her. On 11/21/08 Sean Patrick Kearney, Jr. again argued and assaulted the victim by punching her. The victim contacted the Sheriff's Office and Sean Patrick Kearney, Jr. was arrested and charged with two counts of second degree assault.

DOMESTIC ASSAULT: On 11/21/08 Deputies responded to the Hollywood Burchmart for a report of a domestic assault. Investigation revealed Thomas Raphael Dean, 32, of Mehanicsville, was in a verbal argument with the victim. The argument escalated into a physical assault when Thomas Dean choked the victim. The victim was able to break free of the choke, run into the Burchmart and contacted the Sheriff's Office. Thomas Dean was arrested and charged with second degree assault.

TRESPASSING: Edward Alan Deane, 49, of no fixed address, has been served with several no trespassing notices for the Three Oaks Men's Shelter in Lexington Park. On 11/23/08 Mr. Deane entered the shelter. Mr. Deane appeared to be intoxicated. Mr. Deane was asked by the manager of the shelter to leave which he refused. The Sheriff's Office was contacted. Deputies found Mr. Deane sitting in the lobby of the shelter. Edward Deane was arrested and charged with trespassing.

DOMESTIC ASSAULT: On 11/23/08 Sheriff's Deputies responded to Franklin Road in Lexington Park for a domestic assault. Investigation revealed Jerome nmn Washington, 32, of Lexington Park, was in a verbal argument with the victim. The argument escalated into a physical assault when Mr. Washington punched the victim in the head with his fist. Mr. Washington was arrested and charged with second degree assault.

ILLEGAL DRUGS: On November 23, 2008 Deputy First Class K. Moritz stopped a vehicle operated by Lisa Paulette Barnes, 39, of Prince William, Virginia, for speeding. A computer records check revealed Lisa Barnes had an outstanding bench warrant for her arrest. During the initial contact with Lisa Barnes and her passenger, Valerie Ann Barnes, 42, of Great Mills, Dfc. Moritz could smell an odor of suspected marijuana. Lisa Barnes was arrested for the open warrant. Search incident to Lisa Barnes' arrest revealed a small bag of suspected marijuana between the driver and front passenger's seats. Both Valerie Barnes and Lisa Barnes were charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance - marijuana.

BURGLARY, THEFT & DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: On November 25, 2008 at approximately 1243 am Deputy A. Perkins responded to Cut Rate Tobacco and Liquors in Great Mills for a report of a burglary in progress. As Deputy Perkins arrived she observed Francis Matthew Scriber, 47, of no fixed address walking away from the scene. Mr. Scriber was wearing clothing which matched the suspect description given by a witness. Mr. Scriber also had white paint chips on his shirt which appeared to be fresh. Mr. Scriber was detained. Further investigation revealed the white back door of the business was broken. Entry was made into the business. Newport cigarettes and cash were taken from the business. A search of Mr. Scriber revealed ten packs of Newport cigarettes, cash and a glass smoking device with controlled dangerous substance residue on his person. Francis Scriber was arrested and charged with second degree burglary, destruction of property, theft, possession of a controlled dangerous substance (crack cocaine) and possession of controlled dangerous substance paraphernalia.

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