Waldorf Man Arrested for Sexual Abuse of 12-year-old Boy


LEONARDTOWN, Md. (June 9, 2011)—On June 7, detectives from the Bureau of Criminal Investigations (BCI) began an investigation into the sexual abuse of a twelve year-old boy in St. Mary's County. As a result of the investigation, Michael Devon Adams, Jr., 30, of Waldorf, was arrested on Wednesday, June 8, and charged with one count of sexual abuse to a minor under statute CR.3.602.(b). Police say Adams was an "acquaintance" of the victim.

Adams was presented to a District Court Commissioner and released after being bonded out by Benjamin Burroughs, a bail bondsman from Mechanicsville, according to court records.

The criminal complaint was filed by Trooper J. R. Stern of the Maryland State Police.

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