LEONARDTOWN, Md. (December 16, 2010)The St. Mary's County Bureau of Criminal Investigations (BCI) recently released the following incident and arrest reports. BCI is an investigative team comprised of detectives from the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office and the Maryland State Police, Leonardtown Barrack. The unit was established on July 1, 2003 and is based in Leonardtown.
ARMED ROBBERY OF PIZZA SHOP: On December 9 at approximately 8:05 p.m., two black males entered Mom and Pop's Pizza, located in California, wearing dark in color clothing. Once inside the establishment, the suspects attacked the store owner, threatened the employees at gun point, and stole an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspects fled the area on foot towards the Hickory Hill's area and possibly entered a dark in color vehicle, parked in the cul-de-sac on Curley Court.
BCI is asking for the public's assistance in this case. Persons with information regarding this incident are asked to contact Detective/TFC John G. Fleetwood Jr. at 301-475-4200 Ext. 1952. Anonymous tips can also be made to Crime Solvers at (301) 475-3333. You can also text message information at TIPS 239 plus your message to 274-637 (CRIMES). You can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.
MAN FOUND DEAD IN WOODS: On December 15 at 8:17 a.m., police units responded to a wooded area off of Great Mills Road in Lexington Park for a report of a person lying in the woods unresponsive. Upon arrival units discovered Gregory Glenn Gray, age 50, of no fixed address, deceased. Gray was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore where an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause and manner of death.
FUGITIVE SEX OFFENDER ARRESTED: On December 8, members of the BCI Sex Offender Unit requested the public's assistance in locating Janus Scott Freeman, a lifetime registered sex offender who was wanted for absconding from his registered residence. On December 9 at approximately 8:45 a.m., a citizen contacted the Sheriff's Office and advised that Freeman was in the area of Piney Point Road and Buck Redmond Road in Callaway. Sheriff's units immediately responded to the area where they located and arrested Freeman at Abell's Tavern on Piney Point Road near the Buck Redmond Road intersection.