LEONARDTOWN, Md. (June 22, 2009) - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On June 19, deputies responded to Piney Point Road in Callaway for a report of a disturbance. Investigation revealed Dionta Quantiaus Taylor, 22 of Callaway, was in a verbal dispute with the victim, which escalated into a physical assault when Taylor threw the victim against the wall several times. Taylor was arrested for second-degree assault.
VIOLATION OF PEACE ORDER: On June 16, deputies responded to a residence on North Essex Drive in Lexington Park for a reported violation of a peace order. Investigation revealed on May 12, 2009 a Peace Order was served on John Winfield Carter, Jr., 34 of Great Mills, ordering that Carter to have no contact with the victim. On June 16, 2009, Carter telephoned the victim in violation of the court order. Carter was arrested and charged with violating a peace order.
SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On June 20, deputies responded to a residence on Orchid Lane in Lexington Park for a report of an assault. Investigation revealed Joshua Allen Carroll, 22 of Lexington Park, punched the victim several times in the face. Carroll had fled the scene. Later in the evening Carroll responded to the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office. Carroll was interviewed, arrested and charged with second-degree assault.
SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT, RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT: On June 20, a lookout was broadcast for brown Subaru with Pennsylvania registration. The occupants of the vehicle were reported throwing a firecracker at a vehicle as they were driving down the roadway. The vehicle was located, stopped and the occupants identified. Further investigation identified Matthew Wade Fregm, 22 of York, Pennsylvania, the front passenger of the vehicle, as the individual who threw the firecracker out the window at the victim's vehicle. Fregm was arrested and charged with two counts of second-degree assault and two counts of reckless endangerment.
FIRST DEGREE ASSAULT, SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On June 20, Deputy M. Worry responded to Great Mills Road in Lexington Park for a report of a domestic assault in progress. When Deputy Worry arrived, he observed John Andrew Wilson, 33 of Leonardtown, standing over the victim. Investigation revealed Wilson threw the victim to the ground, beat and kicked her. The victim is four months pregnant. Wilson was arrested and charged with first and second-degree assault.
ILLEGAL DRUGS: On June 21, Deputy Boyer observed a vehicle he thought matched the description of a vehicle reported stolen the day prior. The driver of the vehicle noticed Deputy Boyer watching him and attempted to evade Boyer's observation. Deputy Boyer stopped the vehicle and approached the driver. The vehicle was not the same vehicle reported stolen. As Deputy Boyer was speaking with the driver, Clifton Earl Williams, Jr. 19 of Aquasco, Deputy Boyer detected an odor of marijuana. Further investigation revealed a quantity of marijuana and suspected crack cocaine in the vehicle. Williams was arrested and charged with two counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance - marijuana and crack cocaine.
ASSAULT: On June 21, deputies responded to Three Notch Road in Hollywood for a report of a domestic assault in progress. Investigation revealed Todd Eric Meneely, 46 of Hollywood, was in a verbal dispute, which escalated into a physical assault when Meneely grabbed the victim by the neck and pulled her out of her vehicle. Meneely was arrested and charged with second-degree assault.
VIOLATION OF PROTECTIVE ORDER: On June 21, deputies responded to Hearts Desire Way in Mechanicsville for a report of a disturbance. Investigation revealed Sean Patrick Murphy, 23 of Mechanicsville, was in engaged in a civil dispute with the victim. Further investigation revealed on July 23, 2008 Murphy was served with a protective order ordering no contact between he and the victim. The Protective Order was still in effect. Murphy was arrested for violating the conditions of a Protective Order.
DOMESTIC ASSAULT: On June 21, deputies responded to Columbus Drive in Lexington Park for a report of a domestic assault in progress. Investigation revealed Brian Marcus Ceasar, 28 of Lexington Park, was engaged in a verbal disputed which escalated into a physical assault when Ceasar threw the victim onto a bed causing injury to the victim's arm. Ceasar was arrested and charged with second-degree assault.
CHILD ABUSE, SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On June 21, deputies responded to Hermanville Road in Lexington Park for a report of a fight in progress. The 13-year-old female victim reported Wesley Aaron Scriber, 45 of Callaway, grabbed her by the throat, picked her off the floor and slammed her into a wall because Scriber believed she pushed her younger sibling. The victim suffered injuries to her throat, face and elbow. When another adult, in the residence, attempted to intervene and stop the assault Scriber pulled the victim's hair and pushed the victim. Scriber fled the residence prior to the deputies arrival but was located a short time later, arrested and charged with child abuse and second-degree assault.
DOMESTIC ASSAULT: On June 22, deputies responded to a residence on Great Mills Court in Lexington Park for a report of a domestic assault in progress. Investigation revealed George Leroy Chase, Jr., 33 of Lexington Park, was in a verbal dispute with the victim, which escalated into a physical assault when Chase bit the victim on the forehead causing an abrasion. Chase was arrested and charged with second-degree assault.