LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Feb. 2, 2009) - The St. Mary's County Bureau of Criminal Investigations (BCI) today released the following incident and arrest reports. BCI is an investigative team comprised of detectives from the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office and the Maryland State Police, Leonardtown Barrack. The unit was established on July 1, 2003 and is based in Leonardtown, Maryland.
ALLEGED DRUG DEALER: As part of an investigation that included the sale of cocaine and prescription medications at businesses in the Sandgates and Hollywood area, Sherri Ann Hutson, 38, of Hollywood, was identified as a dealer of prescription medications. Multiple purchases of prescription medications were made by Vice Narcotics detectives from Hutson. After a State's Attorney's Office review, the case was presented to the Grand Jury and an indictment was issued for distribution of prescription medication. Hutson was arrested on a No Bond warrant and is currently incarcerated awaiting a bond review.
ALLEGED DRUG DEALER: As a part of a joint investigation with narcotics detectives from Calvert County, Vice Narcotics detectives from St. Mary's County indicted George Wayne Armiger, 21, of Lexington Park. Armiger was found to be selling cocaine and marijuana in both counties and was arrested. He was subsequently indicted by a St. Mary's County grand jury for possession with intent to distribute cocaine and marijuana. More than $1,000 in cocaine, more than $900 in marijuana, and over $3,100 in cash was seized. He is currently incarcerated on a No Bond warrant, awaiting arraignment.
ARMED ROBBERY: On February 1, 2009 at approximately 11:57 pm, deputies responded to the area of Midway Drive and Card Road in Lexington Park for a report of an armed robbery. Investigation revealed two black males were picked up by Chesapeake Cab Company in the area of Rogers Drive in Lexington Park. The operator of the cab and a friend, who was riding along with the cab driver, were asked by the suspects to drive them to the Patuxent Homes area in Lexington Park. Once in the area the suspects asked the driver to go down Card Road. Once on Card Road the suspect seated behind the cab driver pulled the driver backwards and placed a knife against the driver's neck. The other suspect held a knife to the driver's friend. The suspects demanded money and the cab driver complied. The suspects fled from the cab with an undisclosed amount of money on foot into the woods. The suspects are described as follows:
Suspect 1 - black male, age is late 20's to early 30's; very dark complexion; 6'0"; 160 to 180 lbs; wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and a black knit cap. Suspect 1 had a moustache and some facial hair (possibly a goatee).
Suspect 2 - black male, age is late 20's to early 30's; light complexion (almost tan looking or maybe of mix race); 6'0"; approximately 140 lbs; thin build; wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt; cream colored khaki pants and a light colored stocking cap.
St. Mary's County Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) is investigating this crime and asks that anyone with information call detectives at 301-475-4200, ext. 1996 or Crime Solvers at (301) 475-3333.