St. Mary's County Sheriff's Reports

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (March 01, 2010) - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.

SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On February 25, Dfc. S. Ruest responded to a residence on Three Notch Road in Lexington Park for a report of a domestic assault. Investigation revealed Dale Lee Lokey, Sr., 41, of Lexington Park, was involved in a verbal dispute which escalated into a physical assault when Lokey Sr. tackled the victim to the ground. The victim was able to break free and Lokey Sr. slapped the victim across the face. The assault was stopped by a third party in the residence. Lokey Sr. was arrested and charged with second degree assault.

FIRST AND SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On February 25, Dfc. D. Harris responded to a residence on Greenwell Hill Lane in Leonardtown for a report of a domestic assault in progress. Upon arrival Dfc. Harris made contact with the victim who was standing outside of the residence. The victim reported he and Tami Sue Lindstead, 39, of Leonardtown, were involved in a verbal dispute which escalated into a physical assault when Lindstead grabbed a pair of scissors and thrust them towards him. The scissors made contact with the victim's arm causing a scratch on his forearm. Lindstead then grabbed a beer bottle and struck the victim in the head and punched the victim in the eye. The victim was able to get away from the attack. Dfc. Harris made contact and interviewed Lindstead. Lindstead was subsequently arrested and charged with first and second degree assault.

CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE VIOLATION: On February 25, Cpl. K. Moritz was on routine patrol in the area of Trapp Road in St. Inigoes when he observed Walter Jerome Ford, Jr., 24, of Lexington Park. Cpl. Moritz is familiar with Ford and knew Ford had two outstanding warrants for his arrest for failing to appear in court. Cpl. Moritz confirmed those warrants were still outstanding and arrested Ford. A search of Ford's person incident to the arrest revealed Ford to be in possession of a clear plastic baggie containing 24 pills, suspected Ecstasy. For was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance.

MALICIOUS DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTIES, THEFTS FROM MOTOR VEHICLES: The St. Mary's County Bureau of Criminal Investigations is seeking information on several malicious destruction of properties to vehicles, mailboxes, and thefts from motor vehicles in the Hollywood and Wildewood area of St. Mary's County. Anyone with information is urged to contact Trooper First Class Leo Nims at 301-475-4200 x1947 or call Crime Solvers at 301-475-3333. Tipsters can also text their tips in to "TIP239" plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637). Callers and tipsters do not have to leave a name, just the information. If the information leads to the arrest and conviction, the caller/tipster may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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