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

St. Mary's County Sheriff's Reports

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (March 31, 2009, 2009) - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.

SHOPLIFTING: On March 30 Deputy M. Campbell responded to Belk's Department Store in California for a report of a theft. Investigation revealed Anastasiya Andreyevna Ojeda, 34, of Ames, IA placed several items (clothing & shoes) in her purse and attempted to leave the business without paying for the items. The theft was recorded on the stores security surveillance camera. Ms. Ojeda was arrested and charged with theft under $500.00.

VIOLATION OF AN INTERIM PROTECTIVE ORDER: On March 29 an interim protective order was issued for Jeramey Kishan Bradshaw, 20 of Lexington Park. On March 29 deputies responded to Bradshaw's residence to serve the order. Bradshaw was observed and identified inside of the residence by deputies. Bradshaw spoke with deputies through the door but initially refused to answer the door to be served with the order. Deputies explained to Bradshaw, per the court order, he was required to immediately vacate the residence. Bradshaw again refused. After approximately 30 minutes of communicating with deputies, Bradshaw opened the door and was arrested for violating the conditions of the interim protective order (failing to immediately vacate the residence).

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT, COLLISION: On March 30 at approximately 11:39 pm, DFC Keith Moritz was patrolling in the area of Prather Drive in Lexington Park when he observed a 2005 Ford Taurus (which he knew had been reported stolen from Willows Road in Lexington Park the previous day) traveling on Prather Drive towards Great Mills Road. Dfc. Moritz tried to initiate a traffic stop and the vehicle fled. The driver fled on Great Mills Road, Pacific Drive, and Pegg Road as Dfc. Moritz continued to pursue the vehicle. The pursuit ended when the driver attempted to make a right hand turn onto Rt. 235, failed to yield the right of way, and struck a 1995 Honda Accord driven by a 23 year-old female from Mechanicsville. The driver exited the vehicle and attempted to flee on foot, but deputies apprehended him in the parking lot of the Fairfield Inn. The driver, a 17 year-old male from Lexington Park, was arrested and charged with theft of a motor vehicle and numerous traffic violations. Juvenile Services was contacted and the boy was transported to a juvenile detention facility. The driver of the Honda and her 3 year-old female passenger were uninjured in the accident. As a result of the juvenile's arrest, the St. Mary's County Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) was contacted and assumed the investigation. BCI is investigating the juvenile's involvement in other thefts within St. Mary's County.

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