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

MSP Reports for St. Mary's County


LEONARDTOWN, Md. (July 14, 2011)—The Leonardtown Barrack of the Maryland State Police (MSP) released the following incident and arrest reports.

DRUG ARREST: On Tuesday, July 5 at 11:30am, TFC E. J. Page responded to the 21000 block of Liberty Street in Lexington Park for a warrant attempt on Clayton Lewis Quade, 25, of Lexington Park. Upon arrival, Mr. Quade was the subject that responded to the door and was subsequently apprehended. Following Mr. Quade being placed under arrest, TFC Page observed in plain sight CDS and CDS paraphernalia on a coffee table near the entrance of the residence. Additional units responded to the residence where consent was given by Mr. Quade and a female occupant of the residence for a search to be conducted. The search revealed various items of CDS Paraphernalia and CDS. All items were seized on scene. Mr. Quade was 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.

ASSAULT 2ND DEGREE: On Tuesday, July 5 at 8:57pm, Tpr. O. Tchi-Ngambu responded to the 21000 block of Perry Gibson Lane in Avenue for a reported domestic assault. Upon arrival, contact was made with a female complainant, 30, of Avenue, who advised she was assaulted by Christopher David Lanham, 38, of Avenue. The complainant advised that a verbal argument ensued between herself and Mr. Lanham over personal matters, and that Mr. Lanham physically assaulted her by knocking her to the ground. Evidence observed in the residence supported the information provided by the complainant. However, Mr. Lanham was not on scene when law enforcement arrived. On Wednesday, July 6, TFC E. M. Evans responded back the location and located Mr. Lanham. Mr. Lanham was placed under arrest for Second Degree Assault and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center where he was held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

DRUG ARREST: On Thursday, July 7 at 12:36pm, TFC E. J. Page initiated a traffic stop on a red Buick in the area of Maryland Route 235 and Exploration Park Drive for a traffic violation. Upon making contact with the operator, Anthony Roger Wilson, 20, of Leonardtown, TFC Page detected the odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. Mr. Wilson was asked to exit the vehicle at which time a roadside interview was conducted. Information provided by Mr. Wilson led to the detection of CDS and CDS Paraphernalia in the vehicle. Mr. Wilson was placed under arrest and 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.

WARRANT SERVICE: On Thursday, July 7 at 4:30pm, Tpr. S. M. Ditoto served a Circuit Court Warrant (T3-14961) on Margaret P. Hare, 45, of Lexington Park. The warrant was issued for Ms. Hare's arrest on May 24 with an original charge of False Statement to an Officer. Ms. Hare was transported from the Jessup Detention Center to the St. Mary's County Detention Center where she was served and held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

WARRANT SERVICE: On Thursday, July 7 at 7:05pm, TFC M. J. Pitcher served a Maryland Parole Commission Warrant (T3-15028) on Michael Paul Weber, 29, of Loveville. The warrant was issued on June 22 with an original charge of Violation of Probation / Theft $500 plus Value. Mr. Weber was located in the 28000 block of Point Lookout Road and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center where he was served and held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

DRUG ARREST: On Saturday, July 9 at 3:58am, TFC A.J. Malaspina conducted a traffic stop on a black Honda in the area of Maryland Route 246 and Maryland Route 237 for a traffic violation. Upon approaching the vehicle, TFC Malaspina had the passenger of the vehicle exit due to sudden movements by the subject at the time of the traffic stop. It was discovered that the passenger, a male subject, 19, of Great Mills, was attempting to conceal a knife under the passenger seat. TFC Malaspina continued to make contact with the additional occupants of the vehicle. While speaking with the operator of the vehicle, Dwight Dewitt Taylor, Jr., 19, of Park Hall, the odor of marijuana was detected emitting from the vehicle. A search of the vehicle was conducted revealed CDS and CDS Paraphernalia in the center console of the vehicle. Mr. Taylor was subsequently placed under arrest and 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 Saturday, July 9 at 4:38pm, TFC E. J. Page conducted a traffic stop on a red Ford passenger vehicle in a parking lot in the area of Maryland Route 246 for a traffic violation. As the vehicle came to a stop the operator Bruce Allen Yokely, Jr., 20, of Lexington Park, attempted to quickly exit the vehicle. Upon making contact with Mr. Yokely, TFC Page found him to be extremely agitated. Information provided by Mr. Yokely was a direct contradiction to other information obtained in a query of Mr. Yokely's driving status. While attempting to confirm the vehicle's registration verbal consent was provided to TFC Page by Mr. Yokely for him to retrieve the registration card from the glove box. In doing so, TFC Page observed in plain view packaged bags of Marijuana. Mr. Yokely was placed under arrest for Possession of CDS. A search of the vehicle incident to arrest additionally revealed CDS in the area of a rear armrest. Christopher Shane Mossberg, 21, of an unknown fixed address, was determined to be the owner of the located items. Mr. Mossberg and Mr. Yokely were both transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center where they were charged accordingly and held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

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