LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Jan. 26, 2010) - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.
HINDERING: On January 20, Dfc. W. Watters conducted a traffic stop on a Dodge truck for exceeding the posted speed limit. The driver initially provided the deputy with a false name. When the name could not be verified through the Maryland Department of Motor Vehicle, Dfc. Watters had the Emergency Communications Center contact the owner of the vehicle. The owner of the truck told ECC that Antwon Delente Butler, 20 of Valley Lee, was in possession of his truck. A local check of Butler produced a photograph which matched the driver of the truck. Butler was arrested and charged with hindering and false statement to a police officer.
THREAT OF ARSON: On January 20, Deputy P. Bowen responded to a residence of Tin Top School Road for a report of a disturbance. Investigation revealed Kevin Joseph Holt, 41 of Mechanicsville, threatened to burn down the victim's house. When the deputy arrived on the scene, Holt had fled the area. The deputy discovered a small one gallon gasoline canister containing gasoline by the door. A short time later Holt returned to the residence. Further investigation lead to Holt's arrest. Holt was charged with threat of arson.
SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On January 22, Sgt. M. Clark responded to a residence on Saratoga Drive in Lexington Park for a report of a domestic assault. Investigation revealed Leonard Edward Maker, 39 of Lexington Park, was engaged in a verbal dispute with the victim which escalated into a physical assault when Maker grabbed the victim by the neck and arm and pinned her against the wall. The victim was able to break free and called 911. Maker was arrested and charged with second degree assault.
SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On January 22, Deputy M. Licausi responded to a residence on Laurel Glenn Road for a report of a domestic assault in progress. Upon arrival Deputy Licausi hear several subjects screaming from inside the apartment. Deputy Licausi entered the apartment he observed one individual, later identified as the victim with numerous scratches and abrasions on her face and neck. Further investigation revealed Tina Marie Felitsky, 37 of California, was in a verbal dispute with the victim which escalated into a physical assault when Felitsky struck and bite the victim. Felitsky was arrested and charged with second degree assault.
CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE VIOLATION: On January 22, Deputy M. Green observed a 2007 Toyota displaying expired vehicle registration plates. Due to heavy traffic congestion, Deputy Green could not immediately stop the vehicle. Deputy Green turned her police cruiser around and located the vehicle parked in the Bob Evan's parking lot. The vehicle was occupied with the driver and front seat passenger, Joshua Joseph Yokley, 21 of Hollywood, both were still seated in the vehicle. As Deputy Green was conducting her investigation into the expired registration plate and verifying the driver's license information, Sgt. Evans and K-9 Tuun arrived on the scene. A K-9 scan of the vehicle was conducted. K-9 Tuun alerted and indicated the presence of a controlled dangerous substance in the front seat passenger area of the vehicle. Sgt. Evans and Deputy Green investigated further and located controlled dangerous substance and controlled dangerous substance paraphernalia on Yokley's person. Yokley was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance (suspected marijuana) and possession of controlled dangerous substance paraphernalia.
SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On January 22, Deputy M. Rodgers responded to a residence of Springsteen Court in Lexington Park for a report of a domestic assault in progress. Mark Anthony Thomas, 25 of Lexington Park, was engaged in a verbal dispute with the victim which escalated into a physical assault when Thomas punched the victim in the face. Thomas was arrested and charged with second degree assault.
POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE: Deputies responded to Donovan's Pub in California for a report of a fight. Arden Joseph Keck, 25 of Lexington Park, was identified as one of the individuals involved in the fight. As deputies were interviewing Keck, a K-9 scan was conducted on the vehicle in which Keck was seated. The K-9 alerted on the center console of the vehicle. The console was searched. Suspected controlled dangerous substance along with controlled dangerous substance paraphernalia was located. Keck was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance (suspected cocaine) and possession of controlled dangerous substance paraphernalia.
POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE: On January 24, Deputy Fahey had a vehicle stopped for a traffic violation. Corduero Lasale Moore, 22 of Washington D.C., was a rear seat passenger in the vehicle during the stop. Sgt. Young observed Moore attempt to hide something in a chip bag during the stop. Moore was asked to step from the vehicle. The chip bag was left open and Sgt. Young could see in the bag. Contained in the chip was a plastic baggie containing suspected marijuana. Moore was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance.
SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On January 24, deputies responded to Sheetz in Great Mills for a report of a domestic assault in progress. When Sgt. Young arrived he was approached by the victim who had a laceration on her foot and hand. The victim stated she was in a verbal dispute with Keith Marcel Campbell, 25 of La Plata. The victim stated that Campbell physically assaulted her and caused the injuries to her had and foot. An ambulance was called to attend to the victim's injuries. Campbell was still on the scene and interviewed by deputies. Upon completing the interview, Campbell was arrested and charged with second degree assault.
POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE: On January 25, deputies responded to assist Deputy A. Perkins with a report of four individuals firing a BB-gun in the area of Spy Glass Apartment in Lexington Park. Deputy Perkins was off duty in the area of Spy Glass when she received a complaint that four subjects were firing a rifle in the area. Deputy Perkins located the subjects and attempted to interview them about the rifle when they fled on foot, enter a vehicle and attempted to flee the area. Deputy Perkins pursued the vehicle and was able to eventually stop the vehicle on Pickett Harbor Court. All four subjects were detained. Further investigation revealed an odor of burnt marijuana in the vehicle and on the suspect's person. All four suspects were searched. Suspected marijuana was located on Terrance Allen Scottland, 19 of Lexington Park. Scottland was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance (marijuana). Further investigation revealed Lamont Andrew White, 20 of Lexington Park, was illegally in possession of an alcoholic beverage while underage and was charged on an alcohol citation and released on the scene. The driver of the vehicle, David Louis Briscoe, 20 of Lexington Park, was arrested and charged on a traffic citation with fleeing and eluding a law enforcement officer. The forth individual was released with no charges. A Crossman air rifle was seized during the investigation.
VIOLATION OF A PROTECTIVE ORDER: On January 19, Jessica June Brittany Dufour, 23 of Lexington Park, was served with a protective order ordering no contact with the petitioner of the order. On January 25, Dufour violated the conditions of the protective order by sending several text messages to the petitioner and going to the petitioner's residence. Corporal D. Corcoran located Dufour and arrested her for violating the conditions of the protective order.