LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Jan. 19, 2010) - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office recently released the following incident and arrest reports.
VIOLATION OF PROTECTIVE ORDER: On November 17, 2009 April Renee Carter, 27 of Hollywood, was served with a protective order ordering no contact between her and the petitioner of the order. On January 15, Carter attempted to contact the petitioner via text message and cell telephone in violation of the active protective order. Carter was arrested and charged with violating a protective order.
POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA: On January 16, Deputy J. Vezzosi stopped a Ford Thunderbird because the front passenger was not secured with a seatbelt which is a violation of Maryland motor vehicle law. The driver, Amber Lee Timms-Faulkner, 19 of Culpeper, Virginia, had a suspended license. Timms-Faulkner was arrested for driving while suspended. Search of the Timms-Faulkner's purse revealed a small clear bag of green leafy material - suspected marijuana. Timms-Faulkner was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance - marijuana.
POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA: On January 17, Dfc. M. George assisted the Charles County Sheriff's Office with a traffic stop in the area of Three Notch Road and Old Village Road in Mechanicsville. The driver was identified as Joan Manuel Cordova-Torres, 23 of Leesburg, Virginia. As Dfc. George was speaking with Cordova-Torres, George noticed green leafy material (suspected marijuana) on the center console of the vehicle. Cordova-Torres was administered the Standardized Field Sobriety Test. Cordova-Torres was arrested for driving while under the influence of alcohol. Search of the vehicle revealed a plastic baggie containing suspected marijuana. Cordova-Torres was also charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance - suspected marijuana.
EMPLOYEE THEFT: On January 15, Deputy H. Allen responded to J.C. Penny in California for a report of a theft. Investigation revealed between January 7 and January 10 Lity Gean Thompson, 36 of Lexington Park, an employee of J.C. Penney, used various techniques to steal clothing from the store. Thompson was charged with 3 counts of theft under $1,000 and 1 count of theft scheme.
SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On January 19, deputies responded to a residence on Lexwood Court in Lexington Park for a report of an assault. Investigation revealed LaToya Denise Spencer-Brooks, 30 of Lexington Park, was engaged in a verbal dispute with the victim which escalated into a physical assault when Spencer-Brooks scratched the victim in the face. Spencer-Brooks was arrested and charged with second degree assault.