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

MSP Reports for St. Mary's County


LEONARDTOWN, Md. (January 6, 2011)—The Leonardtown Barrack of the Maryland State Police (MSP) today released the following incident and arrest reports.

DRUG ARREST: On Friday, December 31 at 1:41 am, TFC M. J. Pitcher observed a red Saab passenger vehicle that appeared to be unoccupied in the travel portion in the area of Maryland Route 235 and MacArthur Boulevard. Upon approaching the vehicle, TFC Pitcher made contact with James Miles Callis, 50, of Lexington Park, who appeared to be intoxicated. Mr. Callis exited the vehicle for a field sobriety test, which he was unable to complete, subsequently being arrested for Driving Under the Influence. While attempting to safely secure Mr. Callis' vehicle, TFC Pitcher observed in plain view an open container as well as controlled medication that was not prescribed to Mr. Callis. Mr. Callis was transported to the Leonardtown Barrack for DUI processing and then 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.

DRUG ARREST: On Friday, December 31 at 8:03 pm, TFC M. Davis initiated a traffic stop on a tan Ford in the area of Flora Corner Road off of Maryland Route 5 for a traffic violation. Upon approaching the vehicle, contact was made with Christian Curtis Cherrico, 43, of Hughesville. TFC Davis also detected the odor of burnt marijuana emitting from the vehicle and subsequently a probable cause search was conducted. The probable cause search revealed CDS and various items of CDS Paraphernalia. Mr. Cherrico was arrested for Possession of CDS and CDS Paraphernalia, and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. He was held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

FALSE STATEMENT TO POLICE: On Saturday, January 1 at 12:50 pm, Tpr. J. C. Hardesty was flagged down by a citizen, 55, of Hollywood, in the area of southbound Maryland Route 235, just south of Maryland Route 5. The citizen advised that Malisa June Jameson, 27, of Lexington Park jumped out of his moving vehicle as was exiting the parking lot of the Mechanicsville Wawa. As Tpr. Hardesty requested additional units to check the welfare of Ms. Jameson at the Wawa, St. Mary's Emergency Communications Center advised Ms. Jameson called advising she was pushed from the moving vehicle. The male citizen was detained and returned to the scene of the Wawa for investigative purposes. Statements provided by the citizen, witnesses, and Ms. Jameson, along with video surveillance provided information on the chain of events. Based on the evidence and additional statements made by Ms. Jameson it was determined that a false statement was made. Ms. Jameson was arrested for providing a False Statement to a Police Officer and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center where she was held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

DRUG ARREST: On Sunday, January 2 at 9:10 am, TFC E. M. Evans initiated a traffic stop in the area of Maryland Route 246 and Saratoga Drive in Lexington Park on a blue Nissan Maxima for a traffic violation. Upon making contact with the driver, TFC Evans detected the odor of burnt marijuana emitting from the vehicle. A probable cause search was performed which resulted in the discovery of CDS in the driver-side door pocket. Arrested for Possession of CDS was Julie Louise McDevitt, 31, of Lexington Park. Ms. McDevitt was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

DRUG ARREST: On January 2 at 11:58 pm, TFC C. M. Evans conducted a traffic stop on a black Chrysler in the area of 22741 Three Notch Road in California for a traffic violation. Upon making contact with the driver, Matthew Lee Lukas, 22, of Lusby, TFC Evans detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from his breath. Mr. Lukas exited the vehicle to perform a field sobriety test. After unsatisfactorily completing the test, Mr. Lukas was arrested for Driving Under the Influence. A search incident to arrest revealed CDS in the vehicle. Mr. Lukas was additionally charged with the CDS Possession. Also arrested for Possession of Marijuana was passenger, [**redacted]. Both subjects were transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

**26-JAN-2016: Accused's name was redacted as a courtesy in respect to the court's decision to grant an expungement of the records in this case for this person.

WARRANT SERVICE: On Monday, January 03 at 10:15 am, Tpr. J. C. Hardesty served an arrest warrant (T3-14724) on Charles Edward Taylor, III, 25, of an unknown fixed address. The warrant was issued for Mr. Taylor's arrest on December 25, 2010 by the District Court of St. Mary's County. The original charge was Fraud - Per Identification. Mr. Taylor was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

WARRANT SERVICE: On Tuesday, January 4 at 8:55 am, TFC M. A. Moore served a bench warrant (T3-14571) on Robert Stanley Whalen, 47, of Lexington Park. The warrant was issued on September 10, 2010 by the District Court of St. Mary's County with an original charge of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. Mr. Whalen was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

WARRANT SERVICE: On Wednesday, January 5 at 1:45 am, Tpr. S. Casarella served an arrest warrant (T3-14734) on Robert Louis Dulaney, Jr., 44, of Mechanicsville. The warrant was issued by the District Court of St. Mary's County on January 4, 2011 with an original charge of Second Degree Assault. Mr. Dulaney was transported to St. Mary's County Detention Center and held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

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