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

St. Mary's County Sheriff's Reports

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (April 18, 2011)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: On April 16, deputies responded to Old Line Bank in Callaway for a report of a disturbance. Upon arrival, deputies found Candice Elisha Johnson, 26, of Callaway, standing outside the front door of the business screaming and yelling. Johnson was asked several times to quiet down so the deputies could speak to her to determine why she was so upset. Johnson refused to calm down and continued to yell and scream profanity which caught the attention and alarmed several individual who were exiting the bank. Johnson was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct, disturbing the peace and failure to obey a lawful order of a police officer.

PRESCRIPTION FRAUD, RESISTING ARREST: On April 14, deputies responded to Tidewater Pharmacy for a complaint of prescription fraud. The pharmacy reported a prescription was called into the pharmacy for Brittany Michelle Wood, 22, of Mechanicsville. The pharmacist contacted they doctor who had allegedly called in the prescription. The doctor verified she did not call in the prescription for Wood. As deputies were speaking with the pharmacist, Brittany Wood entered the pharmacy. Deputies began speaking with Wood, who at first was cooperative, but then ran into the deputy as she attempted to flee the pharmacy. Deputies told Wood she was under arrest and she resisted. Wood was subdued, arrested, and charged with attempting to obtain a prescription by fraud and resisting arrest.

DRUG ARREST: On April 14 at approximately 11:50 p.m., deputies responded to Connelly Street in Leonardtown for an occupied suspicious vehicle. Upon arrival, deputies observed a green Lincoln Town Car occupied by three individuals. The three men were identified as Travis Renard Snyder, 22, of Leonardtown; Jermaine Yadell Short, 22, of Mechanicsville; and Deondre Augustus Hawkins, 20, of Lexington Park. As deputies were speaking with the men they noticed what appeared to be flakes of suspected marijuana on Snyder's shirt. A probable cause search of the vehicle revealed suspected marijuana and controlled dangerous substance paraphernalia inside the vehicle. Snyder, Short and Hawkins were all arrested and charged with possession of controlled dangerous substance paraphernalia and possession of a controlled dangerous substance, marijuana.

ALCOHOL BEVERAGE INTOXICATION ENDANGERING OTHERS: On April 15 at approximately 2:15 a.m., deputies responded to a local pub in Great Mills for a report of a man with a gun. Investigation revealed Michael Charles Jones, 39, of Lexington Park, was engaged in a verbal dispute with another individual inside of the bar. Jones lifted his shirt and exposed a handgun to threaten the other individual. Jones's conduct caused the pub's manager to clear the business for the safety of others. Jones exited the pub and was sitting in a vehicle parked in the parking lot of the business when deputies arrived. Deputies contacted Jones, who was intoxicated, and located the handgun. Upon further inspection deputies realized the handgun was a BB-gun which resembled a semi-automatic handgun. Jones was arrested for being intoxicated and endangering the lives of others.

THREAT OF ARSON: On April 15, deputies responded to Autumn Leaf Way in California for a threat of arson call. Investigation revealed Anthony Michael Yorke, 19, of California, held a cigarette lighter to the wall of the victim's residence and threatened to burn her house down because she would not allow Yorke to use her vehicle. Yorke was arrested and charged threats of arson.

DRUG ARREST: On April 16 at approximately 1:05 a.m., deputies responded a call for a suspicious vehicle — gold colored four door passenger car — parked on Starboard Court in Lexington Park. The complainant advised that the vehicle was occupied by four males. Upon arrival, deputies located the vehicle and contacted the occupants. Deputies could smell a strong odor of burnt marijuana emitting from the vehicle. The vehicle was occupied by Steven Alexander Jones, 19, of Lexington Park; Marcus Pedro Maurice Johnson, 18, of Lexington Park; Deandre Jeremiah Williams, 19, of Lexington Park; and Darrius Cortez Holland, 19, of Great Mills. All four men were detained and a probable cause searched was conducted. As a result of the search, deputies located suspected marijuana inside the vehicle. All four men were arrested and charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, suspected marijuana.

TRESPASSING: On March 16, Oliver Henry Woods, Jr., 50, of no fixed address, was issued a notice not to trespass on any property owned or operated by Millison Development Company Management. On April 17 at approximately 2:40 a.m., deputies located Woods sleeping on the floor of a bathroom on property owned by Millison Development Company. Wood was arrested and charged with trespassing.

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