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St. Mary's County Sheriff's Reports


LEONARDTOWN, Md. (October 13, 2010)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office recently released the following incident and arrest reports.

STALKING, HARASSMENT, TRESPASSING: On October 7, the victim ended her relationship with David Thomas Copsey, Jr., 40, of Mechanicsville. The victim explained to Copsey that she did not want him to contact her by any means. Since then Copsey has repeatedly attempted to call, text, and contact the victim against her wishes. Copsey has shown up in person at the victim's place of employment, her residence, her family's residence and her child's school after being told several times not to contact her or trespass on her property. Copsey's actions have caused the victim to be concerned for her and her child's safety. On October 8 at approximately 3:00 a.m., Copsey went to the victim's residence and attempted to contact her. He was stopped leaving the residence by Cpl. Somerville. Copsey was arrested and charged with stalking, harassment and trespassing.

Joseph Tyron Brooks, 51 of Lexington Park, Md. (Arrest photo)SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On October 8, deputies responded to Glouchester Court in Lexington Park for a report of an assault. Investigation revealed Joseph Tyron Brooks, 51 of Lexington Park, pictured at left, was in a verbal dispute which escalated into a physical assault when Brooks pushed the victim causing her to strike her head resulting in a laceration. Brooks was arrested and charged with second degree assault.

Mathew Thomas Green, 21 of California, Md. (Arrest photo)SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT, FALSE IMPRISONMENT, TRESPASSING: On October 8, deputies responded to a residence on Spyglass Way in Lexington Park for a report of an assault. Investigation revealed Mathew Thomas Green, 21 of California, pictured at left, arrived uninvited to the victim's residence. A short time later the victim arrived home and was met by Green at her vehicle. Green would not let the victim out of her vehicle and attempted to talk to her. The victim eventually was able to exit her vehicle and fled inside of her residence. Green followed the victim and attempted to enter the residence when he was stopped by the victim's father who advised Green to leave the property. Green refused and attempted to push past the victim's father and enter the residence. The victim called the police. Green was still at the victim's residence when deputies arrived. Green was arrested and charged with false imprisonment, assault and trespassing.

Jamey Alan Bassford, 20 of Hollywood, Md. (Arrest photo)BURGLARY, TRESPASSING: On October 10, deputies responded to a residence on St. Johns Road in Hollywood for a report of trespasser. Investigation revealed the victims/occupants of the residence were awakened at 4:00 a.m. by Jamey Alan Bassford, 20 of Hollywood, pictured at left, who was intoxicated and attempting to enter their house. The victims did not know Bassford and asked him to leave, but Bassford refused. When deputies arrived at the residence, they found Bassford sitting in a chair on the front porch of the residence. Bassford was arrested and charged with forth degree burglary and trespassing.

THEFT LESS THEN $1,000: On October 12, deputies responded to the Wal-Mart in California for a report of a theft. Investigation revealed Natasha Maureen Kelly, 24 of Leonardtown, placed numerous items in her purse, walked past all points of purchase, and exited the store without paying for the items. Kelly was arrested and charged with theft.

Davevon Lee Price, 17 of Hollywood, Md. (Arrest photo)ROBBERY: On October 11, at approximately 7:20 p.m., deputies responded to business parking lot in Hollywood for a report of a robbery. Investigation revealed Davevon Lee Price, 17 of Hollywood, pictured at left, met the victim in the parking lot of the business. Price and the victim became involved in a verbal dispute over a narcotics transaction which escalated into a physical assault and robbery when Price struck the victim in the head with a revolver and stole the victim's property. Price fled the scene prior to the arrival of deputies. Corporal Goodwin and K-9 Barry conducted a K-9 track and located a Smith & Wesson revolver along the roadside in the area of the business. Price was located a short time later at his residence in Hollywood. He was arrested and charged as an adult with robbery, first degree assault, second degree assault, use of a handgun in the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm in relation to a drug trafficking crime.

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