St. Mary's County Sheriff's Reports - Southern Maryland Headline News

St. Mary's County Sheriff's Reports


LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Nov. 27, 2009) - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office recently released the following incident and arrest reports.

DOMESTIC ASSAULT: On November 23, Cpl. James Molitor responded to a Lexington Park residence for a report of a domestic related disturbance. Cpl Molitor's investigation revealed Timotheus James, 32, of Lexington Park, became involved a dispute. During the dispute, James pushed his wife to the floor and struck her repeatedly in the head. James was arrested, charged with second degree assault and released to the custody of the St. Mary's County Detention Center pending an appearance before the District Court Commissioner.

CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE VIOLATION: On November 24, DFC Charles Dodson conducted a traffic stop on a 1997 Ford Escourt on Shady Mile Drive in California. During the traffic stop, Joseph Herbert, 53, of Mechanicsville, was ordered from the vehicle. After Herbert had exited, DFC Dodson recovered a quantity of suspected Marijuana (2 grams valued at $6) from the area Herbert had been. Herbert was arrested, charged with possession of Marijuana, and released to the custody of the St. Mary's County Detention Center pending an appearance before the District Court Commissioner.

TRESPASS: On November 23, DFC Joseph Labrack responded to Satchel Page Way in Leonardtown for a trespass complaint. Wilbert A Cowan, 30, of Leonardtown, entered upon the property of the St. Mary's County Housing Authority after being served a notice not to trespass. Cowan was arrested, charged with trespass, and released to the custody of the St. Mary's Count Detention Center pending an appearance before the District Court Commissioner.

FORGERY/KIDNAPPING: On November 24, DFC Robert Gill responded to the PNC Bank in Mechanicsville for a report of a forgery. Michael H. Williams, 43, of Waldorf, entered the bank with a female who Williams identified as his wife to obtain a loan. Williams signed some loan documents but the female subject refused. Williams then signed his wife's name which was not accepted by the bank. He was informed by bank staff his wife was required to sign the document. Williams left the bank returning a few hours later with a different woman who he identified as his wife. Bank staff became suspicious and called police. DFC Gill interviewed the women who reported she was confronted by Williams at a local business and was threatened with harm if she did not get in his car. The women/victim complied with Williams demands and was told he wanted her to sign a check. Williams drove the victim to the bank and represented her to be his wife. When bank officials became suspicious and called police, Williams fled the bank. He was located in the vicinity by Cpl Laney of the Maryland State Police and arrested. Williams was charged with Kidnapping, Forgery, Resisting Arrest and failing to Obey a Lawful Order. He was released to the custody of the St. Mary's County Detention Center pending an appearance before the District Court Commissioner.

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