LEONARDTOWN, Md. (April 19, 2010) - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT: On April 14, Dfc Jaime Grusholt responded to a residence on Winding Way in Lexington Park for a disturbance. Upon arrival, Dep. Grusholt encountered Doris E. Thomas, 44, of no fixed address, standing outside yelling profanities. Thomas, who had been encountered earlier in the evening on Australia Drive causing a similar disturbance, was arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct.
DOMESTIC ASSAULT: On April 15, Deputy Timothy Reese responded to a residence in Lexington Park for a reported assault. Deputy Reese learned Nicholas L. Bowen, 23, of Lexington Park, became involved in an argument with his girlfriend. During the argument, Bowen assaulted the victim/girlfriend causing visible signs of injury. Bowen was arrested and charged with second degree assault.
DOMESTIC ASSAULT: On April 15, Deputy Scott Ruest responded to a residence on Great Mills Road in Lexington Park for a reported assault. Deputy Reust learned John J. Viland was involved in an argument with his wife which escalated to a physical confrontation causing visible signs of injury to the victim/wife. Viland was arrested and charged with second degree assault.
POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA: On April 16, Deputy Brandon Foor stopped a 1997 Dodge Caravan on Valley Drive in Lexington Park for a traffic violation. While investigating the traffic infraction, Deputy Foor observed the operator, Sean D. Yates, 36, of Hollywood, toss an envelope under his vehicle. Further investigation revealed Yates had a quantity of suspected Marijuana on his person and the discarded envelope contained suspected Marijuana. Yates was arrested and charged with possession of Marijuana.
DOMESTIC ASSAULT: On April 16, Dfc Scott Ruest responded to the Lexington Park Exxon for a reported assault. Upon arrival, he found Adella M. Ackerman, 42, of no fixed address, yelling at the male victim/boyfriend. Ruest learned Ackerman and the victim became involved in an argument which escalated to a physical assault with male victim sustaining visible injury. Ackerman was arrested and charged with second degree assault.
ARMED ROBBERY: On April 16, at 12:35 a.m., police units responded to the Burger King Restaurant on Three Notch Rd. in Charlotte Hall for the report of an Armed Robbery. Investigation by detectives from the Bureau of Criminal Investigations revealed two African American males entered the restaurant as an employee was exiting the rear door, produced a handgun, and directed the employee back inside where the suspects confronted the manager. The suspects then obtained an undetermined amount of cash, directed the employees to a storage area, and fled the store in an unknown direction. The suspects are described as follows:
-- Suspect #1: B/M; 20-25 YoA; 5-7" to 5-9"; Med Complexion; dark colored semi-automatic handgun; black windbreaker jacket; light colored knit cap (turned inside / out); bandanna around face (red / green / yellow pattern); sunglasses.
-- Suspect #2: B/M, 20-25 YoA, 5-7" to 5-9", Light Complexion, silver semi-automatic handgun, black jacket, black skull cap, black face mask; sunglasses.
Anyone having any information regarding the armed robbery is asked to call Det./Cpl. R. Merritt 301-475-4200 Ext. 9042 or Crime Solvers at 301-475-3333. Citizens can also text information to CRIMES (274637) and enter "TIP239" (847239) to provide information. Citizens can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.