LEONARDTOWN, Md. (April 10, 2009) - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
VIOLATION OF PROTECTIVE ORDER: On April 8, 2009 at 11:10 AM Julius Anderson, 53, of Lexington Park was arrested by Deputy Melissa Green for Violation of a Protective Order. Investigation revealed Anderson is the respondent in a current case under jurisdiction of the District Court by via valid Protective Order in which he is ordered to have no contact with the petitioner in the case. On April 8th and 9th Anderson text messaged the petitioner several times in violation of the order. Anderson was incarcerated at the detention center to await bond review.
POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA: On April 8, 2009 at 10:45 PM Deputy Michael Licausi and DFC Kevin Meyer responded to a Lexington Park residence at the request of a parent who believed a juvenile living in the residence was in possession of marijuana. The deputies contacted the 16 year-old female and ascertained she was in fact in possession of a small amount of marijuana. The juvenile was charged accordingly and released to a parent.
POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA: On April 9, 2008 at 12:20 AM deputies responded to a noise complaint at a Leonardtown residential complex and observed a large group of individuals outside in the parking lot consuming alcoholic beverages and being boisterous. As the deputies approached, one individual quickly walked away in a suspicious manner and appeared to deposit something in a nearby vehicle. As DFC A.J. Dodson confronted the suspect, he observed a baggie of suspected marijuana on the ground where the suspect had been standing, and a second, similar bag on the floorboard of the vehicle the suspect had just entered. DFC Dodson seized the two baggies of marijuana and arrested the suspect, a 17 year-old male from Leonardtown. He was charged with possession of marijuana and transported to the Cheltenham Youth Detention Facility. The suspect was already on probation and electronic monitoring through Juvenile Justice for previous offenses.
SHOPLIFTING: On 04/08/09 at 8:15 PM, two Loss Prevention employees of the Wal-Mart Super Center in California observed a female suspect receive three articles of ladies clothing from three other unidentified females in the retail area. The suspect then put the articles of clothing, valued at $19.00, in her purse and attempted to leave the store without paying for them. The suspect was detained by the loss prevention employees. Deputy Timothy Snyder responded and arrested Alexis Washington, 19, of Fredericksburg, Virginia, and charged her with theft. She was incarcerated at the Detention Center to await bond review.