MSP Reports for St. Mary's County - Southern Maryland Headline News

MSP Reports for St. Mary's County


LEONARDTOWN, Md. (May 19, 2010) - The Leonardtown Barrack of the Maryland State Police (MSP) released the following incident and arrest reports.

WARRANT SERVICE: On Thursday, May 13 at 12:00pm, Tpr. E. J. Page served Bench Warrants (T3-14432 / T3-14433) on Justin Philip Gates, 27, of California. Both warrants were issued by the District Court in Prince George's County. Both warrants were for Theft Under $1000.00. Mr. Gates was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and will be held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

DRUG ARREST: On Thursday, May 13 at 1:11pm, TFC M. B. Adams conducted a traffic stop in the area of Maryland Route 246 and Pleasant Mill Drive on a Black Hyundai Sonata. Upon making contact with the driver, TFC Adams detected the odor of burnt marijuana emitting from the vehicle. A probable cause search conducted on the vehicle revealed marijuana and CDS paraphernalia. Arrested for Possession of CDS and Paraphernalia was passenger, Travis Renard Snyder 21, of Leonardtown. Mr. Snyder was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

WARRANT SERVICE: On Thursday, May 13 at 4:45pm, Tpr. S. Casarella served a Bench Warrant (T3-14396) on Frederick Charles Rupertis III, 44, of Hollywood. The warrant was issued on April 14 by the District Court in St. Mary's County for Second Degree Assault. Mr. Rupertis was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and will be held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

WARRANT SERVICE: On Thursday, May 13 at 11:40pm, Tpr. J. C. Hardesty arrested Craig Sylvester Toyer, 25, of Seat Pleasant on a Bench Warrant (T3-14420) issued by the District Court of St. Mary's County. The original charge was Driving On A Suspended License. Mr. Toyer was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and will be held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

DRUG ARREST: On Friday, May 14 at 12:53am, Tpr. J. S. Gibson conducted a traffic stop on Silver 2002 Toyota Solara in the area of Mechanicsville Road and Asher Road for inoperable headlights. Upon making contact with the driver, Matthew Dillan Schultz, 20, of Dowell, Tpr. Gibson detected the odor of burnt marijuana. A probable caused search produced CDS and paraphernalia in the vehicle. Mr. Schultz was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance and transported to the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack. Mr. Schultz was charged on a criminal citation and released from the Barrack.

WARRANT SERVICE: On Friday, May 14 at 9:30am, while at the District Court in St. Mary's County TFC M. A. Moore arrested Breia Marie Cooper, 36, of Lexington Park on an outstanding Bench Warrant (T3-14428). The warrant was issued on May 7 for Driving Without the Required License. Ms. Cooper was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and will be held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

DRUG ARREST: On Friday, May 14 at 3:46pm, Tpr. N. E. Gresko conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Maryland Route 235 and South Sandgates Road in Mechanicsville. Upon making contact with the driver, Tpr. Gresko received sufficient identification for the driver, but was unable to verify the passenger's name. The juvenile passenger, 16, of Mechanicsville identified himself to the Trooper and ultimately confessed to having CDS in his possession. The juvenile was arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance - not Marijuana and transported to the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack. The juvenile was released to a parent pending further action by the Juvenile Services.

DRUG ARREST: On Friday, May 14 at 5:01pm, Tpr. G. A. Thompson stopped a vehicle in the area of Maryland Route 234 @ Horseshoe Road, Chaptico. Upon making contact with the driver, Jeremy Scott Beegle, 33, of Waldorf, Tpr Thompson detected the odor of burnt Marijuana emitting from the vehicle. A probable cause search of the vehicle produced two marijuana cigarettes and CDS paraphernalia. Mr. Beegle admitted possession of the items located in the vehicle. Mr. Beegle was arrested and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center, and will be held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

DRUG ARREST: On Sunday, May 16 at 2:08am, Cpl. J. L. Linger initiated a traffic stop in the area of Maryland Route 234 and Maryland Route 238, Chaptico. Upon making contact with the driver, Cpl. Linger detected the odor of burnt Marijuana. A probable cause search of the vehicle was conducted. Subsequently the passenger, Lennett Francine Lee, 49, was arrested for Possession of Marijuana and Possession of CDS Paraphernalia. Ms. Lee was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center, and held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

WARRANT SERVICE: On Sunday, May 16 at 6:30am, Tpr. J. C. Hardesty served a Bench Warrant (T3-14390) on Antonio W. Chase, 24, of Lexington Park for Violation of Exparte / Protective Order. The warrant was issued on April 5 by the District Court in St. Mary's County. Mr. Chase was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and will be held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

ASSAULT 2ND DEGREE: On Sunday, May 16 at 7:53pm, Tpr. B. T. Wiesemann responded to the 21000 block of Indian Bridge Road in California for a reported assault. Upon arrival contact was made with the female complainant, 32, of California who advised she was assaulted by Clyde Joseph Gainer, 48, of California. Interviews with the complainant and the suspect produced accounts of the incident similar in nature, with the male subject admitting to assaulting the female. Mr. Gainer was arrested for Second Degree Assault and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. Mr. Gainer will be held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

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