LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Feb. 24, 2010) - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.
THEFT: On February 20, Dfc. R Gill responded to Radford Lane in Lexington Park to check the welfare of a child. Upon arrival he located a black Chevrolet Cavalier with a women sleeping in the passenger seat and a small child in a child safety seat inside the vehicle. As Dfc. Gill was attempting to contact the woman, Christopher NMN Hale, 29, of no fixed address, walked up to the vehicle. He explained that the occupants of his vehicle were related to him. A check of the vehicle registration revealed the registration plates on the vehicle were reported stolen from Charles County. Hale was arrested and charged with theft under $100.00.
BURGLARY, DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: On January 20, victims reported they heard the door to their residence being broken. The victims went downstairs to investigate and found Justin Matthew Clausen, 21, of Lexington Park, lying on their couch. Clausen was extremely intoxicated. None of the victims knew Clausen. The victims called 911. Corporal V. Walker responded to the residence and arrested Clausen. Clausen was charged with 2 counts of burglary and one count of destruction of property. Further investigation revealed Clausen was currently out of jail on personal recognizance for committing a similar crime on February 17, when he was arrested by the Maryland State police.
FIRST DEGREE ASSAULT: On February 21, Deputy Melissa Green responded to a residence of Mary Lynn Drive in Lexington Park for a report of a disturbance. Investigation revealed Mary Agnes Morgan, 39, and Lawrence Maurice Anderson, 48, both of no fixed address, had been involved in an argument with the victim. The argument escalated into a physical assault when Morgan struck the victim in the head with a rod iron lamp, knocking the victim to the ground. Once the victim was on the ground, both Morgan and Anderson repeatedly kicked and stomped the victim's body. Due to the nature of injuries, the victim was flown by MSP Trooper 7 helicopter to Prince Georges Hospital. Morgan and Anderson were arrested and each charge with on count of first degree assault and one count of second degree assault.
THEFT: On February 21, the victim called the St. Mary's Emergency Communications Center to report that Torrence Luccus Wimbish, 27, of Lanham, had stolen a "Smart Cycle" from her. The victim stated the Smart Cycle belonged to her and Wimbish had no claim to the item. The victim further reported Wimbish left her residence in an ADT van heading north on Three Notch Road from Cambridge Avenue. Dfc. C. Dodson located and stopped the van. Dfc. Dodson found Wimbish in possession of the Smart Cycle, verified the victim's ownership of the Smart Cycle and arrested Wimbish. Wimbish was charge with theft under $1,000.00.
CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE VIOLATION: On February 22, John Michael Jackson, 32, of Avenue, was in the Circuit Court for a child support review hearing. A warrant check on Jackson revealed he had an open warrant for violation of probation. Jackson was arrested on the open warrant. A search of Jackson's person at the detention center revealed two baggies filled with tobacco products and 16 pills concealed on his body. The pills were identified as Naproxen and Paxil. Jackson was served the open warrant and charged additionally with possession of prescription medication with out a label and possession of contraband in a detention facility.
CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE VIOLATION: On February 22, Corporal D. Corcoran located David Arnold Raley, Jr., 42, of St. Inigoes, at his residence and arrested him on two open warrants. Raley was in the bedroom area of his residence when arrested. As Corporal Corcoran was arresting Raley, he noticed a controlled dangerous smoking device in plain view. Corporal Corcoran also located other control dangerous substance smoking paraphernalia throughout the residence. Raley was arrested and charged with two counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance, suspected marijuana and cocaine and two counts of possessing controlled dangerous substance paraphernalia.
SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On January 24, deputies responded to Applebees Restaurant in California for a report of an assault. Investigation revealed Kyle Matthew Blazer, 21, of Hollywood, was upset with the victim, grabbed her by the throat and "choked slammed" her to the ground. The victim sustained injury as a result of Blazer's assault. Deputies gathered the initial information on the scene and conducted follow up interviews for the investigation. On February 23, Blazer responded to the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office and was served with a criminal summons charging him with the January 24 second degree assault.