LEONARDTOWN, Md. (March 19, 2009) - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
SOBRIETY CHECK POINT: On March 17 from 6:00 pm until 7:00 pm the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office conducted a Sobriety Checkpoint at the intersection of Three Notch Road and Loveville Road. 452 vehicles pass through the checkpoint. None of the operators were suspected of being under the influence of alcohol. During the Checkpoint, the motor vehicle tag reader was set up to scan license plates as the vehicles pass through. As a result, one driver was charged with operating a motor vehicle while his driver's license was suspended.
CRIME SOLVERS-THEFT, DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: Between March 17 at 5:00 pm and March 18 at 7:30 am unknown person(s) stole an excavator from Bay Forrest Road in Lexington Park and drove it to Elm's Beach Park in Lexington Park. The culprit(s) then used the excavator to cause extensive damage the metal gate leading into the park, playground equipment, picnic pavilion and a changing station building.
Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Solvers. The caller does
not have to leave their name. If the information leads to the arrest and conviction, the caller may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000. The Crime Solvers number is 301-475-3333.