LEONARDTOWN, Md. (April 19, 2010) - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE VIOLATION: On April 14, Deputy Timothy Snyder responded to a suspicious vehicle call on Dudley Road in Mechanicsville. Upon arrival, he located a Red Dodge Caravan occupied multiple times. Further investigation revealed the occupants were in possession of suspected marijuana and related paraphernalia. A 16-year-old female from Charlotte Hall and a 17-year-old female from Morganza were charged with Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Paraphernalia. The juveniles were released to their guardians pending a review by the Department of Juvenile Justice. John A. Trexler, 25, of La Plata, was arrested and charged with Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Paraphernalia and Possession of Diazepam. Trexler was released to the custody of the St. Mary's County Detention Center pending an appearance before the District Court Commissioner.
ASSAULT: On April 16, deputies responded to the parking lot of St. Francis Xavier Church in Leonardtown for a disturbance. Upon arrival, Deputy Snyder learned Terrill A. Terry, Sr., 39, of Leonardtown, assaulted three separate victims. During the investigation, Terry had been asked to leave on more than one occasion but refused. He was subsequently arrested and charged with one count of First Degree Assault, three counts of Second Degree Assault, Disorderly Conduct, Obstructing/Hindering and Failure to Obey Reasonable Order form a Law Enforcement Officer.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT: While officers were investigating the above-mentioned assaults, Terrill A. Terry, Jr., 19, of St. Leonard, became involved in an argument with Louis I. Berry, 42, of Leonardtown. Both subjects failed to heed law enforcement orders to stop yelling and leave the area and were subsequently arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct, Obstruction/Hindering and Failure to Obey a Reasonable Order form a Law Enforcement Officer.
ARSON: On April 17, DFC Charles Dodson observed smoke coming from a cement structure in the Exploration Park Business Center in Lexington Park. Further investigation revealed Antron Somerville, 25, of no fixed address, and Brian Chrismond, 30, of no fixed address, had started a fire to a trash container to stay warm. Chrismond and Somerville were arrested and charged with Arson (trash container). During the Arson investigation, Antron Somerville was found in possession of a GPS unit and car charger. Deputies checked parking lots in the area for potential burglary victims and located the owner of the GPS unit who was staying in a nearby hotel. The victim's vehicle had been entered while parked in the lot and their GPS unit stolen. Somerville was charged with theft under $1000 and Rogue and Vagabound.
BURGLARY TO MOTOR VEHICLE: On April 17, Deputy Melissa Green responded to the Sotterly Plantation for a report of a theft. Deputy Green learned Tiffany L. Richard, 19, of Lusby, entered an unsecured vehicle in the parking lot and removed a purse. Additionally, Richards removed cash and a credit card from another victims purse which had been left in an office at the plantation. Richards was arrested and charged with two counts of Theft Under $1000, Rogue and Vagabond and Theft of the Credit Card.
CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE VIOLATION: On April 17, Cpl Brian Connelly found a vehicle in the parking lot of the Helen Post Office with the vehicle running, the operator unresponsive, and a baggie containing suspected Cocaine and several pills on his lap. The occupant/operator, David T. Dillow, 24, of Hollywood, was awakened, given a standardized field sobriety test and arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Drugs, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Methadone, Possession of Oxicotin, Possession of Alprazolam and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.