St. Mary's County Sheriff's Reports

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Sept. 21, 2009) - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office recently released the following incident and arrest reports.

CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE VIOLATION: On September 17, deputies responded to a suspicious persons seating in a Toyota truck parked behind the Fair Field Hotel in Lexington Park. Deputies made contacted with the two individuals seated in the truck. The individuals were identified as Jeffrey Glenn Burch, 34 of Lexington Park, and Dwayne Scott Reece 36 of Lexington Park. As deputies were speaking with Burch and Reece they observed suspected crack cocaine and a hypodermic needle in the passenger compartment of the truck. Further search revealed a prescription pill bottle without a label which contained a variety of pills. Reece was charged with possession of crack cocaine. Burch was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, not marijuana, and possession of a prescription of a bottle not labeled as required.

ASSAULT: On September 17, deputies responded to a 911 hang up at a residence on Dee Court in Great Mills. Upon arrival, deputies contacted Meoisha Saundra Burrage, 25 of Great Mills, who initially refused to allow deputies into the residence. Deputies entered the residence and found a second person (victim) with a cut below the eye and a "knot" on their forehead. Further investigation revealed Burrage and the victim got into an argument which turned into a physical assault when Burrage struck the victim. Burrage was arrested and charged with second-degree assault.

THEFT SCHEME: On September 15, St. Mary's County BCI detectives executed a search and seizure warrant on Windward Way in Hollywood, Maryland pursuant to a theft scheme investigation. Investigation revealed Jorita L. Herbert, 28 years of age, from Hollywood, stole money from St. Clements Medical Center while performing her duties as an employee there. Herbert was charged with a Theft Scheme over $500. She was incarcerated at the St. Mary's County Detention Center.

SEX OFFENDER LOCATED: On September 15, BCI detectives located John A. Talley, 30 years of age, formally from Leonardtown, in a residence in Great Mills. Detectives determined that Talley, who was wanted for Failing to Notify the Sex Offender Registry of an Address Change, was staying in Virginia and returned to St,. Mary's County on September 14. He was incarcerated at the St. Mary's County Detention Center.

ASSAULT: On September 15, Deputy M. Green responded to a residence on Woodbury Way in Leonardtown for a report of an assault. Investigation revealed Robert Bruce Boyle, 38 of Leonardtown, was in a verbal dispute, which escalated into a physical assault when Boyle struck the victim in the chest and lower back. A third party attempted to intervene and stop the assault. Boyle assaulted the third party. Boyle was arrested and charged with second-degree assault.

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