LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Jan. 16, 2010) - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office recently released the following incident and arrest reports.
DWI, MARIJUANA: On January 14, a lookout was broadcast for a 1991 white Cadillac Avante with South Carolina registration. It was reported the driver was operating the vehicle in a reckless manner. Cpl. J. Logalbo spotting the vehicle and witnessed the operator commit a traffic violation. Cpl. Logalbo stopped the vehicle and identified the driver as Thomas James McMillan, 65 of Columbia, S.C. McMillan had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage upon his breath and person and was administered a field sobriety test. McMillan was arrested and charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol. Search incident to the arrest revealed McMillan to be in possession of a controlled dangerous substance, suspected marijuana. McMillan was charged with driving while intoxicated and possession of a controlled dangerous substance.
BURGLARY FOURTH DEGREE: On January 14, Dfc. K. Moritz responded to a residence on Foxchase Drive in Lexington Park for a report of a disturbance. Upon arrival Dfc Moritz met the complaint who stated she did not want Upton Lewis Crosby, 25 of no fixed address, at her residence. Crosby was told to leave the residence and he complied. Approximately an hour later, deputies were dispatched to the same residence for another disturbance call. Investigation revealed Crosby had returned to the residence, knocked on the sliding glass door and when the victim opened the door, Crosby pushed his way through the door and entered the residence without permission. The victim called 911 and Crosby fled. Crosby was found a short time later at a neighbor's residence. He was arrested and charged with 4th degree burglary.
THEFT: On January 14, Cpl. K. Somerville responded to the McKay's Food Store in Leonardtown for a theft complaint. Investigation revealed Eric Ramon Holt, Sr., 40 of Mechanicsville, was observed by store employees taking a 16-ounce can of crabmeat, place it in his jacket pocket and walk past all points of payment to exit the store without paying for the item. Holt was stopped by a store employee and detained until Cpl. Somerville arrived. Holt was arrested and charged with theft under $100.00.