LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Dec. 17, 2009) - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
WARRANT, RESISTING ARREST, THEFT: On December 11, Deputy First Class Carberry observed Robert Wayne Wright, 31 of Scotland, at the Target in California. Wright had an open failure to appear warrant for his arrest. As Dfc. Carberry attempted to arrest Wright, Wright pushed a shopping cart into Dfc. Carberry. Dfc. Carberry was able to subdue Wright and place him under arrest. Search incident to arrest lead to the discovery of several stolen items from Target concealed on Robert Wright's person. Wright was charged additionally with theft under $1,000.
SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On December 11, Corporal J. Molitor responded to Columbus Drive for a report of an assault. Investigation revealed Billie Ann Perez, 31 of Lexington Park, was involved in a verbal dispute which escalated into a physical assault when Perez punched the victim in the mouth. Perez was charged with second degree assault.
SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On December 11, Cpl. J. Somerville responded to Tintop School Road in Mechanicsville for a report of an assault in progress. Investigation revealed Kevin Joseph Holt, 40 of Mechanicsville, was involved in a verbal dispute with the victim which escalated into a physical assault when Holt pushed and kicked the victim several times. Holt was arrested and charged with second degree assault.
SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On December 13, Cpl. J. Somerville responded to the Clement Shell Gas Station parking lot in Clements for a report of an assault. Investigation revealed Anthony Daniel Young, 22 of Washington D.C., was involved in a verbal dispute with the victim which escalated into a physical assault when Somerville pushed the victim to the ground with such force that the victim possibly sustained a broken arm. Young was arrested and charged with second degree assault.
SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT, POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE: On December 13, Cpl. E. Johnson responded to Queen Tree Road in Mechanicsville for a report of an assault in progress. When deputies arrived they found Letcher naked in the kitchen area of the residence. Letcher appeared to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Investigation revealed Jon Robert Letcher, 45 of Mechanicsville, had pushed the victim and squeezed the victim so tight she was unable to breathe. Letcher was arrested for second degree assault. Search incident to arrest revealed a vial of suspected phencyclidine (PCP) on his person. Letcher was also charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance.
SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On December 14, Deputy R. Nielson responded to Hilton Drive in Lexington Park for a report of a domestic disturbance. Investigation revealed Mayra MNM Dunn, 32 of Lexington Park, was involved in a verbal dispute which escalated into a physical assault when Dunn struck the victim in arm and neck. Dunn was arrested for second degree assault.
BURGLARY, ASSAULT, DRIVING WHILE SUSPENDED: On December 14, Deputy H. Adams responded to Pratt Road in Ridge for a report of a burglary. As Deputy Adams was responding to the scene, a broadcast was dispatched reporting a Joseph Claude Birch, Jr, 32 of Ridge, broke into the victim's residence, assaulted the victim, and fled in a Ford F-150 truck. Deputy Adams observed the truck on his way into the scene and was able to stop the vehicle and detain Adams. Further investigation confirmed that Adams had broken into the victim's residence and assaulted the victim. Adams was charged with 1st Degree Burglary, 2nd Degree Assault and driving a motor vehicle while his license was suspended.
SCHOOL BUS ACCIDENT: On December 16 at approximately 6:55 a.m., a 1999 School Bus driven by Torri Lavore Hall, 31 of Lexington Park, was eastbound on Great Mills Road in Lexington Park when a 1999 Dodge truck driven by William Woodley Dyson, 55 of Lexington Park, failed to yield the right of way and pulled from Prather's Drive into the path of the school bus causing a collision. Five children ranging in ages from 6 years-old to 13 years-old were on the bus at the time of the collision. All five children and Torri Hall were transported to St. Mary's Hospital by ambulance. William Dyson was flown to Prince George's Shock Trauma by Maryland State Police Trooper 7 helicopter.