St. Mary's County Sheriff's Reports

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (March 23, 2009) - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT, ASSAULT: On March 20 deputies responded to the Crystal Room in Callaway for a report of a fight in progress. Upon arrival deputies met Joshua Alan Moore, 19 of Mechanicsville, who was in the parking lot. Moore was intoxicated and belligerent, screaming and yelling, which attracted the attention of others in the area. Moore refused deputies several requests to quiet down and was arrested. Further investigation into the fight call revealed Joshua Moore assaulted another customer by pushing the victim in the face with his hand and stepping on the victim's foot hard enough to cause it to bleed.

ILLEGAL DRUGS: On March 21 deputies were conducting a patrol check of the Fox Chase apartment complex in Great Mills. Sgt. Morley observed a passenger vehicle enter the parking lot and a male approach the vehicle. The vehicle quickly sped away when the driver noticed Sgt. Morley's marked patrol vehicle. The male, who attempted to contact the passenger vehicle, was identified as Zachary Micah Sawyer, 18 of Lexington Park. Sawyer was nervous and refused to keep his hands out of his pockets as deputies spoke with him. For officer's safety, a frisk of Sawyer's person was conducted. As a result of the frisk, Sawyer was found to be in possession of two large folding knives and a controlled dangerous substances, suspected marijuana and cocaine. Sawyer was arrested and charged with two counts of possession of controlled dangerous substance.

ASSAULT: On March 21 a victim/citizen entered the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office to report she was assaulted by David Adam Goff, 34 of Lexington Park, two different times on March 19, 2009. The victim reported she and Goff were engaged in a verbal dispute at a residence in Lexington Park which escalated into an assault when Goff pushed the victim to the floor causing her to injure her foot. Goff also kicked the victim and grabbed her by the hair. An application for a statement of charges was completed and an arrest warrant issued for David Goff. On March 22 Goff was arrested and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center.

ILLEGAL DRUGS, BURGLARY: On March 22 Deputy First Class K. Moritz began an investigation into a stolen purse that was stolen from a residence on Hermanville Road in Lexington Park. Dfc Moritz responded to the residence where he observed a vehicle parked facing towards the street with it's parking lights on outside the residence. The vehicle was occupied by a female who became very nervous when contacted by Dfc. Moritz. Dfc. Moritz could hear loud voices from the residence. Alvin Lugman Jordan, 28 of Clements, and Kenneth Craig Bowman, 44 of Clements, exited the residence. Dfc. Moritz contacted the occupant of the residence who stated Jordan and Bowman forced their way into the residence and assaulted him. Jordan and Bowman were arrested. On the ground next to where Jordan and Bowman were standing at the time of the arrest was a plastic baggie containing suspected percocet which had not been there during Dfc. Moritz's initial contact with Jordan and Bowman. Jordan and Bowman were charged with 1st, 3rd, and 4th degree burglary, second degree assault and possession of a controlled dangerous substance.

SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On March 22 Deputy A. Perkins responded to a residence on Great Mills Road in Lexington Park for a domestic dispute. Investigation revealed Wendell NMN Kinney, 21 of Lexington Park was engaged in a verbal dispute with the victim which escalated into a physical assault when Kinney held the victim down and punched her in the shoulder, arms and stomach. Kinney was arrested and charged with second degree assault.

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