LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Dec. 11, 2008) - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
VIOLATION OF PEACE ORDER: On Dec. 9 at 11:38 p.m., Deputy J. Graves responded to a residence in Mechanicsville for the report of a violation of a peace order. Investigation revealed Lisa C. Bryant, age 45, of Mechanicsville, was served a peace order issued by the District Court and refused to vacate the residence as directed. Bryant became combative when placed under arrest. While being placed in the patrol vehicle for transport, Bryant kicked Deputy K. Nelson twice in the leg. Bryant was subsequently charged with violation of a peace order and assault on a police officer and incarcerated in the Detention Center pending an appearance before the District Court Commissioner.
BURGLARY, CRUELTY TO ANIMALS: On Dec. 10 at 2:45 a.m., Deputy T. Bowes responded to a residence in Valley Lee for the report of a burglary. Investigation revealed Edward A. Slade, Jr., age 20, of Valley Lee, entered the residence uninvited and began choking and hitting a dog inside the residence for no apparent reason. Slade was not known to the victim and the victim did not invite Slade to the residence. Slade was extremely intoxicated. Slade was placed under arrest and charged with burglary 3rd degree and cruelty to animals and incarcerated in the Detention Center pending an appearance before the District Court Commissioner.
DOMESTIC ASSAULT: On Dec. 10 at 3:09 a.m., Deputy J. Graves responded to a residence in Mechanicsville for the report of a domestic assault. Investigation revealed the victim and suspect were involved in a verbal dispute which escalated into a physical altercation. Suspect Jennifer M. Bell, age 30, of Mechanicsville, struck the male victim in the face, chest, and abdominal area by hand causing minor cuts and abrasions. Bell was placed under arrest without incident, charged with assault 2nd degree and incarcerated in the Detention Center pending an appearance before the District Court Commissioner.
POSSESSION, INTENT: Detectives from the Vice Narcotics Division indicted Carlos Douglas White, age 23, of Lexington Park, for possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute. He was originally arrested on a no bond warrant.