LEONARDTOWN, Md. (July 12, 2010) - The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.
FIRST & SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On July 8, Deputy Flelage responded to a residence on Great Mills Court in Lexington Park for a report of a fight in progress. Investigation revealed Catasha Shawntay Hills, 22 of Great Mills, was involved a verbal dispute with the victim which escalated into a physical assault when Hills scratched the victim in the chest and cut the victim's hand with a knife. Hills fled the residence prior to the arrival of the deputy but was located a short time later, arrested and charged with first and second degree assault.
MALICIOUS DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, THEFT: On July 10, the Emergency Communications Center (ECC) dispatched a call for a theft and destruction of property which just occurred on Asher Road in Mechanicsville. ECC advised responding deputies that three white males, riding bicycles had stolen an orange and yellow flag and damaged mailboxes along Asher Road. As Corporal Milam responded to the scene she observed three males riding bicycles along Mechanicsville Road. One of the male was carrying an orange and yellow cloth. Cpl. Milam stopped and identified the subjects as Glendon Larner Boyden, 19 of Mechanicsville, and two juveniles, ages 17, both of Mechanicsville. Further investigation revealed all three committed the theft and destruction of properties. All three were arrested and charged with theft and destruction of property. Boyden was charged additionally with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, suspected marijuana and possession of controlled dangerous substance paraphernalia.
SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On July 7, Deputy Thompson responded to a residence on White Drive in Charlotte Hall for a report of an assault. Investigation revealed Raymond Jerome Curtis, 50 of Charlotte Hall, was involved in a verbal dispute with the victim over relationship issues. The verbal dispute escalated into a physical assault when Curtis grabbed the victim by the arms and shoved her to the floor. Curtis then struck the victim with an ashtray. Curtis was arrested and charged with second degree assault.
FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION: The Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision, which occurred on June 26 at approximately 11:17 pm at the intersection of St. Johns Road and Three Notch Road in Hollywood. Preliminary, the investigation revealed that vehicle #1, a 2003 Nissan Sentra operated by Mary Ernell Butler, 81 of Mechanicsville, was attempting to turn northbound on Three Notch Road from St Johns Road. Vehicle #2, a 2009 Toyota Camry operated by Wade Christian Wathen, 45 of Lexington Park, was traveling southbound on Three Notch Road. Butler failed to yield right of way and pulled into the path of vehicle #2 causing a collision. Butler died as a result of the injuries sustained in collision and was pronounced dead at the scene. Wathen was flown from the scene to Prince Georges Hospital Center by Maryland State Police Helicopter Trooper 7. Alcohol is not believed to be a contributing factor. The Sheriff's Office Collision Reconstruction Team responded and is continuing the investigation. Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact DFC Timothy Reese at (301) 475 4200 Ext. 9115.
ASSAULT, DISORDERLY CONDUCT, DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: On June 27 at approximately 11:15 pm, deputies responded to the Quik Shop on Great Mills Road for a report of a fight in progress. Upon arrival deputies observed Octavia Monique Ford, 23 of Lusby, walking towards another individual with a metal baseball in her hand. Ford was screaming which attracted the attention of many bystanders. Deputies ordered her to drop the bat and she complied. Deputies detained Ford and ordered her to stop yelling as they conducted an investigation. Ford continued to yell and confront the crowd of people who gather around. Investigation revealed Ford had attempted to strike another female who was seated in a vehicle. Ford missed striking the woman and hit her vehicle causing a dent. Ford was arrested and charged with second degree assault, disorderly conduct and destruction of property.
SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On July 5, Kimberly O. Glascoe, 36 of Hollywood, was involved in a verbal dispute with the victim over relationship issues. The victim reported Glascoe assaulted him by punching, kicking and scratching him. The victim sustained signs of injury and the assault was observed by two other individuals. Glascoe was arrested and charged with second degree assault.
TRESPASSING: On May 20 and May 22, Jackie Lynn Adkins, 60 of no fixed address, was served with two separate notices not to trespass. One notice not to trespass was for the property of Big Dogs Paradise Bar and other notice not to trespass was for the proprietor of Big Dogs Paradise's private residence located on Muddy Farm Lane in Clements. On July 5 at approximately 6:15 p.m., Jackie Adkins drove through the drive through business window at Big Dogs Paradise in violation of the notice not to trespass. On July 5 at approximately 6:50 p.m., Adkins entered onto the proprietor of Big Dogs Paradise's private residence in violation of the no trespassing order. Jackie Adkins was located a short time later, arrested and charged with two counts of trespassing.
UNAUTHORIZED USE OF MOTOR VEHICLE: On July 3 at approximately 2:00 a.m., Corporal Goodwin was traveling north on Three Notch Road in the area of Exploration Drive in Lexington Park when she observed a 2000 Plymouth Caravan swerving on Three Notch Road in front of her vehicle. Cpl. Goodwin activated the emergency equipment on her patrol vehicle to initiate a traffic stop on the van. The driver, later identified as Tyree D. Shields, 18 of California, refused to stop and attempted to flee by driving the van through a steady red left turn traffic signal onto MacAuthur Blvd. The van then abruptly turned into the parking lot of Shopper Food Warehouse and stopped. Cpl. Goodwin approached the van and arrested Shields. Further investigation revealed Shields did not have permission from the owner to use the van and was operating the van without a valid driver's license. Shields was charged with numerous traffic violations on citations and charged criminally with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: On July 4 at approximately 2:00 p.m., deputies responded to Town Creek Drive in California for a destruction of property in progress call. The victim reported he heard several males yelling outside of his residence and then heard a loud noise. The victim looked outside to investigate and saw that his mailbox was knocked from the post and damaged. The victim also saw a dark Subaru leaving the area. As Deputy First Class Boyer was responding to the call he observed a black Subaru leaving Town Creek traveling north on Three Notch Road. Dfc. Boyer stopped the vehicle and identified the driver as Christopher William Spak, 19 of Lexington Park. The Subaru had damage consistent with striking a mailbox. Further investigation revealed a second mailbox on Town Creek Drive was also damaged and Spak was the individual operating the Subaru when the vehicle struck and damaged the mailboxes. Spak was arrested and charged with two counts of destruction of property.
VIOLATION OF PROTECTIVE ORDER: On June 3, Anthony Leo Macon, 41 of no fixed address, was served with a protective order commanding him not to contact or enter onto the property of the petitioner. The order is effective until June 3, 2011. On July 4, Macon violated the conditions of the order by entering the petitioner's house.