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

MSP Reports for St. Mary's County


LEONARDTOWN, Md. (January 5, 2011)—The Leonardtown Barrack of the Maryland State Police (MSP) recently released the following incident and arrest reports.

DRUG ARREST: On Thursday, December 23 at 1:17 pm, Tpr. B. T. Wiesemann responded to the 44000 block of Mane Pooh Lane in Leonardtown for a reported disturbance. Upon arrival, contact was made with a male complainant, 46, of Leonardtown who advised a verbal dispute occurred between him and a female subject prior to him leaving the residence. Upon contact the female subject, Chanel Marie Adams, 28, of Leonardtown, Tpr. Wiesemann was given an account of the incident that occurred prior to his arrival. Information provided by Ms. Adams was inconsistent. While assisting in the investigation, Tpr. E. M. Evans observed in plain view CDS paraphernalia. Ms. Adams was subsequently arrested for Possession of CDS and CDS Paraphernalia. She was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

DRUG ARREST: On Thursday, December 23 at 8:29 pm, TFC N. E. Gresko responded to the 46000 block of Lessa Court in Lexington Park to attempt to locate Danny James Dunn, 28, of Lexington Park, who had an outstanding warrant for Failure to Appear. Upon locating and arresting Mr. Dunn, TFC Gresko detected the odor of burnt marijuana emitting from Mr. Dunn's residence and person. Information provided by Mr. Dunn revealed CDS in the residence. Mr. Dunn was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and charged accordingly. He was held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

SHOPLIFTING UNDER $100: On Tuesday, December 28 at 11:00 am, TFC M. J. Pitcher responded to the K-Mart store in the 44000 block of Alton Lane in California for a reported theft in progress. While en route, a detailed description of the suspect was broadcasted by the St. Mary's County Emergency Communications Center. Upon arrival, TFC Pitcher waited for the subject to attempt to exit the establishment. Subsequently, TFC Pitcher detained a male subject matching the description and positively identified by Loss Prevention Staff as the shoplifter. Melvin Lawrence Coleman, 27, of Lexington Park, was found in possession of items that had not been purchased from the store. He was arrested and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center where he was charged with Theft Under $100.00. Mr. Coleman was held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

DRUG ARREST: On Thursday, December 30 at 11:43 pm, TFC M. J. Pitcher initiated a traffic stop on a tan Cadillac in the area of Maryland Route 235, and Maryland Route 4 for a traffic violation. Upon making contact with the operator, Keith Tyrone Stewart, 18, of Leonardtown, a MVA query revealed that Mr. Stewart's driving privileges were suspended in Maryland. Additionally, while speaking with Mr. Stewart, TFC Pitcher detected the odor of burnt marijuana emitting from the vehicle. A probable cause search was performed, which lead to the discovery of CDS on Mr. Stewart's person. Mr. Stewart was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center where he was charged accordingly and held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

WARRANT SERVICE: On Saturday, January 1 at 10:15 am, Tpr. B. T. Wiesemann served a bench warrant (T3-14694) on Keon W. Sanders, 22, of Lexington Park. The warrant was issued by the District Court of St. Mary's County on December 2, 2010 with an original charge of CDS Possession - Marijuana. Mr. Sanders was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center.

WARRANT SERVICE: On Sunday, January 2 at 2:35 pm, TFC J. C. Hardesty served a bench warrant (T3-14719)on Christopher Troy Lyons, 37, of Mechanicsville. The warrant was issued for Mr. Lyons' arrest on December 22, 2010 by the District Court of St. Mary's County. The original charge was Second Degree Assault. Mr. Lyons was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

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