LEONARDTOWN, Md. (February 24, 2011)The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office recently released the following incident and arrest reports.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT: On February 18, deputies responded to the area of Washington Street and Fenwick Street in Leonardtown for a report of a fight in progress. Upon arrival deputies observed James Allen McGee, 26 of Mechanicsville, arguing with a group of people in the parking lot of a local business. Deputies could detect a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on McGee and he appeared to be intoxicated. McGee was yelling profanity, acting belligerent, and causing a disturbance. The owners of the business requested McGee to leave but he refused. McGee was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and failing to obey a lawful order of a police officer.
DRUG ARREST: On February 19, deputies were conducting crowd control in the parking lot of a local pub in Clements. Chris Ricardo Colbert, 25 of Mechanicsville, was in the parking lot and began cursing at the deputies telling them to leave. Deputies made contact with Colbert and observed that he was intoxicated. As deputies were speaking with Colbert he continued to yell and curse which drew the attention of the other patrons in the parking lot. Colbert also continued to place his hands in his pockets after deputies asked him several times to removed his hands from his pockets. A pat-down of Colbert was conducted for officer's safety. During the pat-down deputies discovered that Colbert was in possession of suspected marijuana. Colbert was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance.
TRESPASSING: On November 6, 2009 Michael Darnel Thompson, 46 of Mechanicsville, was served with a notice not to trespass on the property of Food Lion in Leonardtown. On February 23, deputies responded to the Food Lion for a trespassing complaint. Deputies found Thompson inside the store. A check revealed Thompson's notice not to trespass was still in effect. Thompson was arrested and charged with trespassing.
DRUG ARREST: Reginald Delante Thomas, 20 of Great Mills, was identified through a vice narcotics investigation to be a distributor of crack cocaine. A search and seizure warrant was executed by detectives, with the assistance of the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office Emergency Services Team. Suspect Thomas attempted to flee through a rear window, but was apprehended by the advancing Emergency Services Team members. Detectives recovered more than $4,500 worth of crack cocaine, packaging material, "cooking" items and approximately $400.00. He was arrested and additional charges are pending.
DRUG ARREST: Keith Anthony Young, 44 of Lexington Park, was reported to be selling various controlled substances from his Lexington Park home. An investigation was conducted and vice narcotics detectives obtained a search and seizure warrant for his home. Detectives recovered cocaine, marijuana, 31 Hydrocodone pills, and more than $1,200. Suspect Young was arrested and additional charges are pending a review with the State's Attorney.
MAN SHOT, 3 ARRESTED: On January 6, police units responded to St. Mary's Hospital for the report of a victim entering the emergency room suffering from a gunshot wound. Detectives from the St. Mary's County Bureau of Criminal Investigations responded and assumed the investigation. The investigation led to three search and seizure warrants being simultaneously executed in Mechanicsville on February 18. The warrants were executed with the assistance of the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office Emergency Services Team, Maryland State Team, Troopers from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack, Sheriff's Office K-9 Unit, Southern Maryland Intelligence Center, and deputies from the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office Patrol Division. Following the execution of the search warrants Tyreke Delonte Butler, 24 of Mechanicsville; Trevis Lemar Butler, age 29 of Mechanicsville; and Darryl Carlton Parks, age 17 (charged as an adult) of Suitland, were each charged with First Degree Assault, Second Degree Assault and Use of a Handgun during the Commission of a Felony. Trevis Butler was also served with a Circuit Court warrant for Violation of Probation. All three were incarcerated in the St. Mary's County Detention Center pending an appearance before the District Court Commissioner.