LEONARDTOWN, Md. (August 30, 2010) - The Leonardtown Barrack of the Maryland State Police (MSP) today released the following incident and arrest reports.
THEFT UNDER $1000: On Tuesday, August 24 at 1:26pm, Sgt. E. E. Eicher queried a green Chevrolet van through METERS/NCIC that had been unattended in the parking lot of the Carter Building in Leonardtown for several days. The query of the registration plate and expiration stickers, revealed that the tag was expired and the sticker stolen from an establishment in Baltimore. The registered owner, Ricky Ricardo Barnes, 46, of Saint Inigoes, was charged on a criminal citation at the St. Mary's Detention Center where he was already incarcerated for an unrelated offense. The license plate and sticker has been returned to the Motor Vehicle Administration.
THEFT UNDER $100: On Wednesday, August 25 at 4:03pm, TFC C. M. Evans responded to the 21000 block of North Essex Drive for a reported theft. Upon arrival, contact was made with a female complainant, 39, of Lexington Park, who advised that between 11:00am on August 25 and 3:30pm on August 25 unknown subjects removed "for sale" washing machine without her consent. Any information pertaining to this case may be forwarded to the Leonardtown Barrack; this investigation is ongoing.
WARRANT SERVICE: On Friday, August 27 at 10:05am, Tpr. R. L. Jackson arrested Adella M. Ackerman, 43, of Great Mills on a bench warrant (T3-14538) issued by the District Court of St. Mary's County. The warrant was issued on August 5 with an original charge of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. Ms. Ackerman was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.
ASSAULT 2ND DEGREE: On Friday, August 27 at 6:54pm, Tpr. B. T. Wiesemann responded to the 45000 block of Guenther Drive in Great Mills for a reported assault. Upon arrival, contact was made with a female complainant, 33, of Great Mills, who advised she was assaulted by a female juvenile, 17, of Great Mills, after a verbal disagreement. Following statements by the victim, suspect, and a witness, the juvenile was arrested for Second Degree Assault and transported the Leonardtown Barrack. The juvenile was released to guardians pending further action by Juvenile Services.
DRUG ARREST: On Saturday, August 28 at 4:48pm, TFC N. E. Gresko initiated a traffic stop on Maryland Route 235 at Buck Hewitt Road on a black Nissan for a traffic violation. Upon making contact with the operator of the vehicle, TFC Gresko detected the odor of burnt marijuana emitting from the vehicle. A probable cause search of the vehicle revealed CDS - Marijuana and Oxycontin. Arrested for possession of CDS was Zachary Thomas Evans, 26, of Leonardtown. Mr. Evans 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, August 29 at 8:00pm, TFC M. B. Adams arrested David Logan Scopin, 25, of Baltimore, on an arrest warrant (T3-14556). The warrant was issued on June 29 by the District Court of Baltimore City with an original charge of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. Mr. Scopin was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.