St. Mary's County Sheriff's Reports

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (February 23, 2011)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office recently released the following incident and arrest reports.

DRUG ARREST: On February 19, Lt. Medved observed what he believed to be a drug transaction on Budds Creek Road in Clements. He stopped John Larry Dickerson, 41 of Waldorf, and investigated further. As deputies were speaking with Dickerson they noticed a bulge in Dickerson sock. Further investigation revealed Dickerson was concealing a baggie containing white powder, suspected cocaine. Dickerson was arrested and charge with possession of cocaine.

HOSPITAL HAS MAN ARRESTED FOR TRESPASSING: On November of 2009 Steven Wayne Carter, 52 of no fixed address, was served a notice not to trespass on the property of St. Mary's Hospital. On February 18, Carter was on the hospital property. He had no legitimate reason for being on the hospital's property and refused to leave. Carter was arrested and charged with trespassing.

SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT, HINDERING, & RESISTING ARREST: On February 19, Deputy Nelson was patrolling Foxchase Drive in Lexington Park when she observed an individual vomiting outside a vehicle. Deputy Nelson stopped to check the welfare of the individual. Deputy Nelson determined the individual was an intoxicated juvenile. As Deputy Nelson attempted to take the juvenile into custody, Tyneshia Cherelle Baker, 19 of Lexington Park, stepped in front of the deputy and tried to shield the juvenile from the deputy. Baker was told to step aside and to stop hindering. Baker pushed the deputy in the chest. Baker was told she was under arrest and as deputies attempted to handcuff her a brief struggle ensued. Baker was subdued, arrested and charged with hindering, assault and resisting arrest.

TRESPASSING, FAILURE TO OBEY A LAWFUL ORDER: On February 21, deputies were dispatched to Fox Ridge Road in Lexington Park for a report of a disturbance. Investigation revealed that Jessica Ann Bonacci, 26 of Lexington Park, had been at the residence earlier in the evening causing a disturbance, was told to leave and not return. Bonacci returned to the residence uninvited and caused a second disturbance. Bonacci was arrested and charge with failing to obey a lawful order of a police officer and trespassing. While on the scene of this investigation, it was reported Clayton Timothy Dixon, 29, of Lexington Park, was involved in a verbal dispute with an individual which escalated into a physical assault when Dixon struck the victim in the head with his fist. Further investigation revealed there was an active protective order ordering that Dixon have no contact with the victim/petitioner. Dixon was in violation of the order. He was arrested and charge with violating the condition of a protective order and second degree assault.

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