LEONARDTOWN, Md. (May 12, 2010) - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
VIOLATION OF PROTECTIVE ORDER: On April 29, a protective order was issued and served on Burton Cooper Rogers, 3rd, 43 of Hollywood. The protective order commands Rogers not to harass the petitioner of the order and is in effect until October 29, 2010. On May 10, the petitioner reported she was in the parking lot of Leonardtown Middle School where she was contacted and harassed by Rogers. Rogers was arrested and charged with violating the conditions of the order.
ASSAULT: On May 11, Deputy Fahey responded to a residence on Darcy Lane in Great Mills for a report of a domestic assault in progress. Investigation revealed Angie Sheree Porter, 31 of Lexington Park, was engaged in a verbal argument which escalated into a physical assault when Porter attempted to stab the victim with a pen. Porter was arrested and charged with second degree assault.
THEFT, ASSAULT: On May 11, Deputy Green responded to Belk's Department Store for a report of a theft and assault. Investigation revealed Anita Louise Schriver, 29 of Leonardtown, had taken several items from the store, concealed them on her person, walked past all points of purchase and attempted to leave the store without paying for the items. Schriver was stopped by Belk's Loss Prevention Officers and escorted to the store's loss prevention office. Once inside the officer, Schriver asked the loss prevention officers if they were going to contact the police. When Schriver was told yes the police would be contacted, Schriver struck the officers and attempted to flee the store. Schriver was restrained and detained by the loss prevention officers until Deputy Green arrived on the scene and arrested Schriver. Schriver was charged with theft less then $1,000 and two counts of second degree assault.
OBSTRUCTION, HINDERING A POLICE INVESTIGATION: On May 11, Deputy Thompson responded to Darcy Lane in Great Mills for a report of a domestic disturbance. While Deputy Thompson was attempting conducting his investigation Kristina Nicole Willis, 20 of no fixed address, became upset and stated she was going to assault the victim because she had not place to go. Deputy Thompson was escorting the victim back inside the residence to complete the paperwork for the investigation when Willis charged towards the victim and attempted to assault him. Deputy Thompson intervened and arrested Willis. Willis was charged with obstructing and hindering a police investigation.
ASSAULT: On May 11, Cpl. Somerville responded to Three Notch Road in Mechanicsville for a report of a domestic assault. Investigation revealed Gail Lynn Winfield, 46 of Mechanicsville, was engaged in a verbal dispute which escalated into a physical assault when Winfield threw a ceramic candle holder at the victim, striking her in the foot causing two minor lacerations. Winfield was arrested and charged with second degree assault.
CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE VIOLATION: On May 11, Deputy Croyle was patrolling the area of Millison Plaza in Lexington Park when she observed an occupied vehicle park outside of a closed business. Deputy Croyle investigated and was told by the occupants that they were waiting for a friend to return to the vehicle but could not give any consistent information concerning the friend's whereabouts. As Deputy Croyle was conducting her investigation, Andrew Jack Myers, 19 of Lexington Park, approached the vehicle. Further investigation revealed Myers was in possession a controlled dangerous substance, suspect crack cocaine. Myers was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance.
HARBORING A FELON, OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE: On May 12, Deputy Fahey responded to Franklin Road in Lexington Park for a warrant service. Deputy Fahey was in possession of two arrest warrants for Joshua Joseph Yates, 20 of Lexington Park. Yates was warranted for possession of marijuana and motor vehicle theft. Prior to arriving at the Franklin Road address Deputy Fahey received information from one of the owner's of the residence that Yates was inside of the residence. Upon arrival to the residence she was met by Mark Joseph Thompson, 46 of Lexington Park. Thompson was the other owner of the Franklin Road residence. Deputy Fahey explained to Thompson that she was in possession of arrest warrants for Yates and that she understood Yates was inside of the residence. Thompson denied Yates being inside of the residence and refused Deputy Fahey entry. Deputy Fahey explained to Thompson that he could be charged with harboring a fugitive and hindering an investigation if he knowingly permitted a wanted subject to hide from the police inside of the residence. Thompson repeatedly refused Deputy Fahey entrance into the residence denying Yates' presence there. While on the scene, the other owner of the residence arrived and allowed Deputy Fahey into the residence. Joshua Yates was located inside of the residence and arrested on the open warrants. Mark Thompson was arrest for harboring a fugitive and obstructing and hindering an investigation.